Browsing articles tagged with " swim"
Jan
9
2014

The 5 Best Swimming Dogs

dogswim[1]

Certain breeds of dogs have always been good swimmers; it’s in their genetic make-up. Over time, humans have helped dogs further by breeding dogs to become even better swimmers, so they could help with certain jobs. For example, the Portuguese would use the Portuguese Water Dog to herd fish into their nets. Previous generations viewed […]

Dec
27
2013

Not All Dogs Can Swim

dogswim

Foolishly, many dog owners believe that all dogs have a natural swimming capability. However, this isn’t true. For centuries, there have been dogs bred to have the proper genetic make-up to be an ideal swimming dog. But, there are also a number of dog breeds that sink like a stone every time they are thrust […]