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

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...

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...

Popular Dog Articles

Feeding a Puppy – Kibble, Canned or Raw

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a wonderful and chaotic time - nothing brings as many laughs or as much frustration to a home then a puppy. Even though at times you may wish the little bundle of fur would hurry up and mature, puppyhood is all...

Cancers in Dogs

It’s hard to believe that despite lifespans that are relatively short compared to that of humans, cancers in dogs are a significant concern for pet owners. Cancer, in its many various forms, has evolved to become the leading cause of death in older dogs. Early diagnosis and constantly evolving...

Dog Food Allergies – Is Your Dogs Food Making them Sick

Naturally, pet owners do not like to see their furry friends suffer. Unfortunately, many pets do suffer due to dog food allergies. While it may seem upsetting that such allergies are common in all breeds of dogs, the good news is that most are easily treatable. Some dogs suffer from...