How old is your Chihuahua?

How old is your Chihuahua?

Well historians believe that either the Maya tribe (1800BC to 900AD) or the Toltecs (900AD to 1150AD) were the first to domesticate a dog known as the Techichi, which is widely recognised to be the ancestor of the Chihuahua.  The Techichi is a small-framed companion...
What’s in a Pug?

What’s in a Pug?

So much more than you think.  Although owners of this delightful breed will already know just how much is squeezed into this short, cobby-bodied dog!  ‘Multum in Parvo’ is a term frequently used in connection with the Pug.  It means literally ‘much in little’ and how...
Everything you wanted to know about Dachshunds.

Everything you wanted to know about Dachshunds.

The distinctive Dachshund can be seen strutting its stuff in almost every country in the world, but what is the origin of this delightful breed?  The total devotees and aficionados of the breed refer to them to as the ‘Doxie’,  and many just shorten the name to...

YOUR PUPPY COULD WIN YOU £50 TO SPEND WITH COLDNOSE

Do you have a puppy that you love to bits?  Well, share him or her with us and we’ll pick the one that we think is the most appealing and you’ll win a £50 voucher to spend with us.  How good is that? Parents will argue that all puppies are beautiful – of course I...
Love pedigree dogs?

Love pedigree dogs?

We love them too!  Well, you only have to look at me dear reader to see that I am an extremely well-bred French Bulldog.  But, where do you buy on-trend, on-breed gifts for lovers of pedigree dogs? The answer is under your nose.  The Coldnose team (headed by me of...