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Locate dog breed information that covers general health issues, training and temperament on many of the popular breeds of dogs.

Poodle

The poodle is a much underrated dog. Often viewed as a frilly "fru-fru" dog, the breed is active and very intelligent. They know they're special. With three varieties and a rainbow of colors this is a breed that truly...

Shih Tzu

Dogs, the amazing species that they are, have been developed for herding livestock, guarding our properties and working alongside us. Modern organizations decry breeding dogs just for pets, yet there are breeds that were developed with their sole function...

Golden Retrievers

The Golden Retriever is a perennial Top Ten popularity breed for many reasons. The normally calm demeanor, active but gentle nature and eager to please attitude combine with intelligence and trainability. They are friendly, reliable and trustworthy. What this means...

Miniature Schnauzer – A Little Dog that Thinks it’s a Big Dog

The Miniature Schnauzer is a little dog that thinks it's a big dog. A great combination of gentle yet spunky, active yet also willing to be a lap dog and bold without being aggressive, the breed is a great...

Chihuahua

Mexico’s Most Famous Canine There are perhaps few breeds that create as much of a polar opposite of opinion than the Chihuahua. They’re four footed saints in one camp and they’re vicious monsters in another – truth is they can...

Pug Breed Information

For many people there is little cuter than a Pug puppy. Keeping things in perspective, before falling for that cute puppy and taking him home make sure you are prepared for all that owning a Pug entails. Remember the...

Weimaraners

It was a misty morning with just enough bite to the air to need a jacket when the pair of hunters got to the field. They heard the birds, sent the dog in and…nothing! Where did she go?! The...

Rottweiler

If most people knew half as much about Rottweilers as they thought they did there would be no breed ban. There are Rottweiler search and rescue dogs, including one who worked the Oklahoma City Bombing, who are treated like...

Dachshunds

Dachshunds, often referred to as "weiner dogs," are most commonly depicted as pets. The "cute" factor in Dachshund puppies can be somewhat deceptive about the "big dog" lurking underneath. The Dachshund is available as a standard and miniature size...

Doberman Pinschers

The Doberman Pinscher is a breed often represented negatively not only in movies but in the media. Some areas have them listed on the list of banned breeds, a discrimination tactic of unspeakable ill. There are many outstanding Dobermans...

Popular Dog Articles

French Bulldogs

A store clerk once had a favorite customer who was much larger than initial appearances showed. Less than 28 pounds and compact in build she had excellent manners until coming through the door of that store, when this fiery little French bulldog pulled her owner to where she knew...

Cleaning up Dog Diarrhea – A Really Crappy Job

If you have pets, chances are good that one day, you’ll have to clean up an accident. Cleaning up dog diarrhea, poop, urine and vomit can be the bane of a pet owners existence. And while it may seem like that smell will never go away, with some careful...

My Old Dog is Getting Warts

As dogs age, a variety of conditions develop. Their gait slows down, their eyes may cloud over, their hearing becomes less and less acute, and lumps begin to develop. The majority of lumps are benign tumors and although a veterinarian should examine each new lump, the majority of them...