Dog Breeds

What breeds of dogs do not shed?
What breeds of dogs do not shed?
Non-shedding and hypoallergenic dogs seem to be more popular than ever. With dog allergies so common, many pet lovers are seeking hypoallergenic dog breeds - sometimes paying thousands of dollars to get them. And still others are going…
Beasley the dog breed
Beasley the dog breed
Look up “mastiff” in the dictionary and “large” and “powerful” will be among the first words you read. The different mastiff breeds have been bred for guarding and for fighting. The two most expensive dog breeds in the world are the Tibetan Mastiff and French Mastiff. A Tibetan Mastiff The largest Tibetan…
Biggest breed dogs
Biggest breed dogs
The range of size, shape, color, personality and purpose for which dogs are bred is jaw-dropping. Over centuries, different dogs in different geographic locations have been honed by humans to play certain roles, from hunter to guardian, from herder to companion. For some of these breeds, size has been…
what is the biggest breed of dog
what is the biggest breed of dog
The tallest dog on record was a Great Dane named Giant George, who passed away in October of 2013. George Doyle & Ciaran Griffin/Stockbyte/Getty Images According to American Kennel Club s conformation standards, the Irish wolfhound is the tallest dog breed, but several other breeds recognized…
Cane Corso dog breed info
Cane Corso dog breed info
Ancient Italian breed medium-large size Molossus Dog. Sturdy, with a strong skeleton. Muscular and athletic, it moves with considerable ease and elegance. It has always been a property watchdog and hunter of difficult game such as the wild boar. Head Molossus, large, its total length reaches approximately…
Family Guard dog breeds
Family Guard dog breeds
Are you worried about finding the right dog for your family? These 7 guard dog breeds make great pets! Are you ready to welcome a new dog into your home? If you have young children, you might feel that a small dog would be the best fit for your family, but that s not necessarily the case! Despite their…
Dog breeds for Beginners
Dog breeds for Beginners
We know which dog breeds (and mixes) are the most popular and even which ones are on the rise. But a variety of factors can contribute to a breed or mix s popularity, and just because a dog is hot, that doesn t necessarily mean it s a great choice for everyone. We went to the veterinary community to…
Dog breeds australian
Dog breeds australian
Laurie Hudgins has done her best to spread the Christmas spirit by filming her two puppies on her porch in Suffolk, Virginia. Oh, and one of the pups is dressed as a little elf. Try your best not to love the sight of these two dogs walking around. Credit: Instagram/bbflabradors via Storyful Schnauzer…
Dog breed list info
Dog breed list info
The definition of a purebred in the dictionary is the following: bred for many generations from a member of a recognized breed or strain; noun: a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage. According to the AKC, a purebred dog means the sire and dam of a dog are members of a recognized breed and the ancestry…
Smart big dog breeds
Smart big dog breeds
Cecilia is a regular contributor to PetMD, the largest global source of pet health information. PetMD s content is created by veterinary professionals and covers 9 different species. Image: Copyright Images Print Everybody loves a little lap dog — but when it comes to canines, big ol fuzzy dog breeds…
breed of dog in the proposal
breed of dog in the proposal
The type of breed used in the movie The Proposal is the samoyed and the American Eskimo. Let me listout some facts about those dogs. Samoyed: The Samoyed Name Is Often Mispronounced Most people assume this handsome dog’s name is pronounced Sa-MOY-ed, but the correct pronunciation is actually SAMmy-ed…
Droopy dog breed
Droopy dog breed
What is Horner s syndrome? Horner s syndrome is a common neurological disorder of the eye and facial muscles. The condition usually occurs suddenly. The most common clinical signs of Horner s syndrome are: Drooping of the eyelids on the affected side ( ptosis ) The pupil of the affected eye will be constricted…
Livestock Guardian dogs breeding
Livestock Guardian dogs breeding
Guardian dogs have been commonly used elsewhere in the world for centuries, but livestock producers in the U.S. have only been using them only since the late 1970s. By Jan Jackson For the Capital Press Bing Bingham/For the Capital Press Livestock guardian dogs stay with the livestock and protect them…
Large dog breeds
Large dog breeds
Large Dog Breeds With hearts as big as their bodies, extra-large dog breeds have been used as guard dogs, working animals and trusted companions of humans for centuries across the world. Here are the ten largest breeds, along with a few tips for bringing home and caring for one of these gentle giants…
Lists of dog breeds
Lists of dog breeds
In association with National Dog Bite Prevention Week (which occurs in the month of May each year) a number of insurance companies have issued their lists of dog breeds which they consider dangerous and according to their rules can result in denial of coverage. These lists have various names depending…
Odd dog breeds
Odd dog breeds
Coach Dog Dalmatians have a job description unique among AKC breeds:coach dog. They were bred to trot beside horse-drawn coaches, and to guard the horses and rig when otherwise unattended. Dals were alongside the caravans of the Romani people, commonly known as gypsies, during their ceaseless wanderings…
companion dog breeds
companion dog breeds
Ever since early history, humans have developed a special bond with dogs. As pack animals, dogs have an inherent sense of loyalty to their pack and have a need for companionship, love, security and friendship. As humans, we share many of these same needs. Over the years, this has led to dogs cementing…
Best small dog breeds for apartments
Best small dog breeds for apartments
Disclaimer: Regardless of how low energy these dogs are, ALL breeds require daily walks. The majority of dog breeds can adapt to any environment as long as they’re getting properly exercised. But sometimes it would be nice to come home and not be immediately greeted by an overactive pup that jumps all…
Alaskan dogs breeds
Alaskan dogs breeds
PAXSON — Spring is the time when a young man s thoughts turn to love, right? Maybe, but spring is also when Alaskans thoughts turn to their muddy dog racing into the house as soon as a door is opened. Our pet dogs have a tendency to be housebound during winter, but as soon as the snow melts, they are…
dog breeds belgian malinois
dog breeds belgian malinois
The Belgian Malinois is a well balanced, square dog, elegant in appearance with an exceedingly proud carriage of the head and neck. The dog is strong, agile, well muscled, alert, and full of life. He stands squarely on all fours and viewed from the side, the topline, forelegs, and hind legs closely approximate…
Power breeds dogs
Power breeds dogs
Delilah, a nine-week-old pit bull puppy at a June news conference to announce that people can now adopt the breed, and other power breed dogs, from Minneapolis Animal Care and Control. Jennifer Simonson/MPR News Minneapolis Animal Care and Control is now offering free training to people who adopt pit…
can you breed a dog with a cat
can you breed a dog with a cat
Some dogs do fine living with cats; others simply cannot live safely with felines. Sometimes, a dog can live with certain cats (depending on their age, temperament and activity level), but not others. Even if your dog has successfully lived with cats in the past, it is important to remember that each…
Dog breed determination
Dog breed determination
Enrollment of a Dog Breed in Genetic Diversity Testing Summary of the steps: Identify an organization of breeders committed to diversity testing Identify expert representative(s) for the breed to consult with the VGL Identify funding sources, $50 per sample, to support development of baseline data Provide…
gromit dog breed
gromit dog breed
Scooby-Doo For no other reason than that I like animation, here’s a gallery of cartoon dogs. Try to guess what each dog’s breed is. I’ll start with Scooby-Doo, probably the cartoon canine who resonates most with my generation (EVERYONE I know has said “Ruh-Roh!” at one time or another.) What type of…