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Top 10 Lap Dog Breeds

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Looking for a dog that loves to curl up with you on the couch? You’ve come to the right place! Lancaster Puppies has put together a list of some ideal companions who love to lounge on your lap. Keep reading to learn more about some of the top lap dog breeds.

Dog Park Safety Tips

Two dogs sniffing each other at a dog park

With a secure area to run and other dogs to play with, the dog park can easily become one of your dog’s favorite places to go. However, there are some safety tips to keep in mind before packing your pup in the car and heading to the local dog park. Read on for some helpful information on keeping your furry friend safe both before and at the dog park.

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Introducing a Puppy to Your Older Dog: What to Expect

Introducing a puppy to your adult dog

The decision to add a second furry friend to your family is exciting, and many families hope that this new friend will be an instant companion for their adult dog. While this is often true, it is important to know how to introduce a puppy to your adult dogs so they can be lifelong friends. At Lancaster Puppies, we are dog people so we will be pulling from our personal experiences and some proven techniques to offer you a guide to introducing a puppy to your dog. 

Is a Dalmatian the Right Breed for You?

Adult Dalmatian dog against an orange background

The Dalmatian is one of the most easily recognized dogs in the world, thanks to its spotted coat. These loyal dogs thrive on human companionship and make great family pets, but they aren’t suited for all households. Read on to learn more about this beautiful breed.

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Unique Poodle-Mix Breeds: Combinations You May Not Know

Man holding a gray poodle mix dog over his shoulder

One of the reasons  poodles are used to breed hybrids now more than ever  is because of the shift in what we call the puppies resulting from these unions. Today, these offspring are known as “mixes”, not “mutts”! 

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What Is a Shiba Inu? Everything You Need to Know

Adult Shiba Inu laying in the grass

Whether you are aware or not, the Shiba Inu is one popular breed that you likely passby on the block more often than you realize! This peppy, alert little dog should not be underestimated when it comes to being attentive to their owner. With a life expectancy upwards of 15 years, this is one companion you can plan to rely on for years to come. Read on to learn more about this happy breed. 

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Boston Terrier Breed Info: Temperament, Appearance, and More

Adult Boston Terrier dog facing forward

Boston Terriers are one of the most popular breeds in the United States due to their friendly disposition and adaptability. This compact breed is low maintenance and a great dog for any family. 

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Best Dog Breeds for First-Time Owners

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Getting a dog for the first time is exciting, to say the least. While it’s normal to be eager to bring your new dog home, it’s important to take the time to educate yourself on different breeds and not rush into buying a dog. There are some breeds that are better for first-time dog owners than others. Read on for some helpful first-time dog owner tips and an overview of the top dog breeds for beginner owners.

Get to Know the Pembroke Welsh Corgi

A Pembroke Welsh Corgi with its tongue sticking out

Pembroke Welsh Corgis have quickly become one of the most sought after breeds in America. Most potential owners are originally drawn to the breed because of their cuteness, but this affectionate and agreeable breed has a lot to offer beyond its looks. 

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How to Make Your Backyard Dog-Friendly

Two dogs with their tongues out sitting in a grass backyard

Bringing a new furry friend home to your family is very exciting, but can be overwhelming for some first-time dog owners. Having a dog-friendly backyard will make your transition into dog ownership much smoother, and will give your new dog a fun place to play all year round. In this blog we will go over some backyard ideas for dogs that are a must as you welcome the newest member of your family! 

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