The Panda Shepherd
The Panda Shepherd is a piebald coloured German Shepherd. The interesting colour has occurred in a single German Shepherd Dog bloodline. They are primarily black and tan with 35% white. They are typically used as working dogs due to their personality. They are high energy, brave, alert and fearless. They also make amazing companions as they are extremely faithful dogs.
Source: Dog Breed Info Center
Is High Rise Syndrome in Pets a real thing???
YES- In fact it is a very real and very dangerous thing. This is a term used by Veterinarians, it came from the number of injuries and deaths of pets (especially cats) that fall from balconies, windows, and fire escapes.
Pets often end up in these situations after having been startled. It also happens when pets jump or lose their balance on a ledge of a balcony, fire escape or window. Pets trying to catch bugs and not properly judging the dangers/height of their environment has been another leading cause of this condition.
Unfortunately, these pets suffer severe injuries or death and therefore prevention is key! A couple things you can do to prevent this from happening:
Did you know:
The Shih Tzu's name means "Little Lion". Shih Tzu's were a common companion of the Buddhist monks, they believed people in the community witnessed the Shih Tzu transform into a full-size lion. The exact lion dog is presumed an ancestor of the Shih Tzu.
Source: Shih Tzu Web
When it comes to plant toxicity in dogs, it is no joke! It is important to know which plants are toxic to dogs and the signs associated with toxicity. If you think that your dog has ingested one of these plants, be sure to contact your Veterinarian immediately, or the pet poison helpline: 855-764-7661
Did you know:
The beloved Pit Bull Terrier was known as "nanny dogs" in the early 20th century. This is because they were and still are so trusted around children. For over 100 years, they were labeled as the number 1 family dog.