• What to Give a Puppy for an Upset Stomach [how to make your puppy feel better]
    At some point, your puppy may end up having an upset stomach. Puppy stomach bugs are no fun to deal with and if your dog is sick, immediately contact your vet for advice. However, with proper treatment, puppies and adult dogs can recover quickly from an upset…
  • When Should I Neuter or Spay my Puppy? [plus reasons not to]
    Spaying and neutering are essential parts of responsible pet ownership. New puppies should be spayed or neutered early in their lives to prevent unintended pregnancy, first heats, and other potential medical issues. It is also likely that this procedure will increase your dog’s lifespan. Female dogs are…
  • Why Does My Chihuahua Have Floppy Ears? [causes and what you can do about it]
    If you get a Chihuahua at a young age, you may notice its ears either staying or becoming floppy. The ears of a Chihuahua puppy will be floppy as are all puppy ears. While there can be many causes of floppy ears some are just natural and…
  • What is a Pug Dog? [breed charactistics, personality, temperament]
    Pugs are small, high-energy dogs, with flat faces, deep wrinkles, and curly tails that are guaranteed to make you smile. An ancient breed, Pugs most likely come from China with their origins dating back almost 2000 years! These funny-looking dogs have interesting personalities making them very popular…
  • Are Pit Bull Dogs Dangerous? [pit bull myths and facts]
    There is controversy about the Pit Bull dog breed. Some people insist they are loving, sweet animals while others are convinced of their bad reputation and consider them dangerous dogs. It is true that Pit Bulls are involved in more fatal dog attacks than other breeds. Pit…
  • Are German Shepherds Good With Kids? [are german shepherds aggressive]
    German Shepherds are one of the most recognized and popular dog breeds in the world. In addition to being beautiful, German Shepherds can also be good family dogs that thrive around children if given the proper socialization and training from a young age. Keep reading to learn…
  • Black Lab and German Shepherd Mix [what is a Sheprador?]
    German Shepherds and Labradors are both friendly, intelligent, and loyal dogs, with boundless energy and a playful nature. The German Shepherd Labrador mix or Sheprador embodies the qualities of both breeds and is known to be a wonderful companion dog. In this article, you’ll learn about the…
  • World’s Rarest Dog Breeds [amazing dogs you almost never see with pictures]
    Everything rare is more interesting, right? Well, rare dog breeds are no different! Chances are that you have only heard of a few of the rare dog breeds listed below. The odds that you have actually seen on in person are probably even less. Some dog breeds…
  • Dog Breeds That Have Black Coats [most popular dogs that have black fur]
    There are many different black dogs out there. There are dogs with a solid black coat, dogs with a black patterned coat, and many dogs that have a black coat with tan markings.  As you can probably imagine, there are a ton of different dog breeds that…
  • Small Teacup Dog Breeds [cutest most popular tiny dogs ever with pictures]
    There are many different types of toy breeds that can come in a tiny teacup size naturally. Among some of the most popular of these toy breeds are the Chihuahua, the Yorkshire Terrier, and the adorable teacup Pomeranian. Some dog breeders have also created designer breeds that…
  • Are Cocker Spaniels Family Dogs? [are Cocker Spaniels good with children]
    If you’ve ever been interested in a Cocker Spaniel, you may have wondered: are they a good fit for a family? The good news is yes, Cocker Spaniel dogs make excellent family pets. Known for their affectionate, easy-going personalities, Cocker Spaniels are excellent choices for those with…
  • What is a Pomeranian Dog? [are Pomeranians good pets?]
    The Pomeranian breed is possibly one of the most unique and eye-catching little dogs on the planet. Their energetic personalities mixed with their adorable appearance have made them a popular breed amongst the elite and common man alike. It may surprise some people to find out that…
  • How to Get a German Shepherd Puppy to Stop Biting [training steps you need to know]
    You are excited to start playing with your new German Shepherd puppy However, you soon find that your new puppy likes to bite and those sharp puppy teeth can hurt! Using puppy training techniques such as alternative play or finding professional help, you can get your new…
  • What is a Cane Corso? [large, powerful dog breed with Roman heritage]
    The Cane Corso is a large dog breed that will grab your attention when you see it. These intelligent dogs have their origins in ancient Rome where it was believed that their ancestors joined armies to fight on the enemy lines. They make excellent guard dogs as…
  • How to Introduce a Puppy to an Aggressive Cat [tips for cats and dogs to get along]
    Steps for introducing a puppy to a home with an aggressive cat. Keep them apart unless they are supervised. Limit their time together. Having a slow introduction is key. Feed them alone in separate rooms. Make sure they both understand basic human commands. Gradually increase their time…
  • Human Foods That Are Good For Dogs [healthy people food dogs like]
    There are many human foods that dogs can safely enjoy, and several of them have beneficial vitamins and minerals. However, some human foods can cause severe health problems for dogs and should be offered only in limited quantities or avoided completely. Keep reading to learn about which…
  • 33 Non-toxic Houseplants for Dogs [4 toxic plants you should avoid]
    Houseplants are an excellent addition to any home. They make your home look brighter and more lovely, but some plants can pose a significant danger to your dog. Knowing which nontoxic plants are dog safe is an important consideration for all pet owners. Keep reading below for…
  • 27 Asian Dog Breeds [most popular Asian dogs with pictures]
    [Asia is an incredibly vast continent with many different cultures and traditions offering a wide range of amazing dog breeds. From the tiny Shih Tzu to the giant Tibetan Mastiff, Asian dog breeds serve a variety of purposes and they possess unique characteristics.  Here is a list…
  • Are Collies Good Pets? [history of the collie]
    Collies are purebred dogs that have been used for herding sheep for hundreds of years in England and Scotland. Collies are highly intelligent dogs that are gentle, loving, and loyal. These personality traits have made the collie one of the most popular family pets in the world. …
  • Greyhound Lab Mix [what is a Greyador?]
    The Greyhound Labrador mix, also known as the “Greyador,” combines the Lab’s friendly personality and the Greyhound’s elegant looks. This hybrid dog is becoming a popular family pet. Initially, the product of random encounters, the Greyhound Lab mix is now a designer breed crossing a purebred Labrador…
  • When Do Dogs Have Puppies?
    When do dogs have puppies? The answer may surprise you. The average age of puberty in dogs is six months old. Smaller breeds can reach sexual maturity at an earlier age while large breed dogs or giant breeds can take up to two years. A dog can…
  • Mini Goldendoodle vs Medium vs Standard Goldendoodle [which size goldendoodle is best for you?]
    There are several sizes of Goldendoodles. Standard, Medium, Miniature, and Toy. The Standard Goldendoodle is a large dog that needs lots of space. The difference between a Mini and Standard Goldendoodle is basically size and temperament. The Toy Goldendoodle is a tiny dog full of life. When…
  • Can Unvaccinated Puppies be Around Vaccinated Dogs? [are vaccinations bad for dogs?]
    Pet owners may wonder if there is a risk when you have an unvaccinated puppy around a vaccinated dog? Is there a chance the unvaccinated puppy will get sick? The answer is yes, they can. Since the early 1900’s the medical profession has been using vaccines on dogs…
  • How to Get Rid of Dog Pee Smell [in carpets & hardwood floors]
    No one likes to come home and find that their dog has had an accident, especially when that accident has occurred on your new carpet or nice hardwood floor! The key to getting out dog pee smell from your carpet is to use an enzymatic cleaner. Most…
  • Tibetan Dog Breeds [are Tibetan Mastiffs banned in the US?]
    Tibet is a place that is known for its rich history, amazing culture, and beautiful landscapes. However, many people do not know that many of their favorite dog breeds also come from Tibet.  From the giant Tibetan Mastiff to the tiny Lhasa Apso, there is a huge…
  • 10 Hairless Dog Breeds [are hairless dogs rare?]
    There are only a few Hairless Dog Breeds in the world, though there are some hairless variations of common breeds such as the Chihuahua. These dogs can be excellent and loving companions, as well as being ideal for people with certain medical conditions, such as allergies to…
  • What is a Rottweiler? [history of the rottweiler dog]
    The Rottweiler is a working dog originally bred to herd and guard livestock and work as military dogs. Its modern-day usage as a guard dog has led many people to believe it is a ferocious dog. While Rottweilers do have natural protective instincts many people feel they…
  • Can Dogs Get Warts? [why does my dog have warts]
    Dogs can get warts. Warts (Viral Papillomas) are a common skin condition in dogs. They can occur for a variety of reasons but are often caused by the canine papillomavirus or from trauma to the dog’s skin. Dog warts are an unsightly growth that appears on the…
  • Dog Breeds With Dew Claws [what is a dewclaw?]
    Front dewclaws are common on the majority of dogs. However, only some dog breeds have dew claws on their hind legs. Today, most vets or breeders will have dewclaws removed from a puppy when they are very young because they don’t really serve a good purpose for…
  • Can Dogs Get Pink Eye From Humans? [what is conjunctivitis?]
    Can dogs get pink eye from humans? Yes, but it’s very rare. Pink eye is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (membranes that line the eyelids and cover the white part of the eye) that can be caused by bacteria or viruses. A human with pink eye could…
  • Shih Tzu Yorkie Mix [Is a Shorkie the Perfect Pet?]
    The Shih Tzu Yorkie mix (Shorkie) has filled the hearts of many despite their tiny size.  The Shorkie is a mix between a Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier. This small and relatively new designer dog breed is becoming very popular. Their lively nature and loyal temperament make…
  • Husky Corgi Mix Breed [what is a Horgi?]
    The Husky Corgi Mix dog breed is unique and relatively new. Referred to as a Horgi, Siborgi, or Corgsky it is a designer crossbreed mixing either the Cardigan or Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Siberian Husky. It’s usually unpredictable how the dog will look. The Horgi is not…
  • Small Cute Dogs Breeds [pictures for each breed!]
    Small cute dog breeds are great for those living in apartments or small spaces and for people who want a lapdog. Small dogs can be a good choice for families with busy lifestyles as they are full of energy and spirit. Many say the Yorkshire Terrier is…
  • 18 Curly Haired Dog Breeds
    Curly haired dog breeds tend to shed less and are better for allergy sufferers. Many, such as the standard and toy poodle, are frequent contestants in dog shows because of their unique looks. Others, like the Kerry Blue Terrier, were born to hunt and chase their prey….
  • Why is My Dog Breathing Fast While Sleeping?
    Dogs usually breathe faster than normal while they are sleeping for a number of reasons such as a vivid dream or being too hot. However, sometimes fast breathing can be a sign of an illness or medical condition such as asthma or a respiratory infection. Breathing issues…
  • Why is My Dog Sneezing so Much? [what does dog sneezing mean?]
    Dogs are susceptible to many of the same ailments humans are, including allergies and sicknesses that cause sneezing. An occasional sneeze is probably nothing to worry about but there are some signs that a sneeze is more than it seems. If your dog has a tendency to…
  • Long Legged Dog Breeds [vs short leg dog breeds]
    Some dog breeds are known as long-legged dogs. These dogs are generally part of the hound family and stand out due to their long legs. Long-legged dogs are typically close relatives of the wolf. They bring with them a unique history of interaction with humans. Because of…
  • Poodle Mix Dogs [12 best poodle hybrid dogs!]
    Poodle mixes are designer hybrid dogs that come in a variety of sizes and temperaments. There are many Poodle mixes to choose from with the Goldendoodle and Labradoodle being the most popular. Poodle hybrids were bred to be highly intelligent dogs that are affectionate, calm, and tend…
  • Swedish Dog Breeds [8 rare dog breeds you never heard of from Sweden!]
    Swedish dog breeds have played a huge part in Swedish history. Thousands of years ago, these highly valued dogs were originally bred to protect, work, and serve as companions. Swedish breeds are distinct in their looks and temperament and are considered national treasures in Sweden. Here are Eight…
  • Belgian Malinois vs German Shepherd vs Dutch Shepherd [which is the best]
    Dutch Shepherds, German Shepherds, and Belgian Malinois have some significant differences between them. All three are working dogs that are regularly used by the police, the military, and farmers. Each has its own unique colors and personality traits. They are all big, muscular dogs, but they wear…
  • 14 Dog Breeds That Look Like Bears [plus teddy bear dog breeds]
    Several dog breeds have a striking resemblance to small bears. This includes the Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Caucasian Shepherd, Chow Chow,  Eurasier, Great Pyrenees, Keeshond, Leonberger, Newfoundland, Pomeranian, Samoyed, and the Tibetan Mastiff. Some look like bear cubs as puppies, and others retain the bear-like look into adulthood….
  • Rottweiler Male vs Female [which one is a better pet]
    There are physical and personality differences with the Rottweiler breed based on the dog’s gender. Most male Rottweilers are larger, stronger, and tend to act more dominant or aggressive than females. Both can make great pets with proper training and supervision. Many differences between the male and female…
  • Alaskan Malamute vs Husky [What is the difference between a husky and malamute?]
    The Alaskan Malamute and Husky are often confused as the same but they are different dog breeds and vary in several ways. Malamutes are larger and heavier than the Husky. Both are Arctic sled dogs but the stronger Malamute can pull heavier loads. Huskies are pack dogs…
  • Are German Shepherds Good Family Dogs? [are german shepherds kid friendly]
    German Shepherds are good family dogs if your children are older and act mature. Because German Shepherds are large dogs that can be aggressive they are not the best choice being around young children. They can have a good demeanor though if properly trained from a young…
  • Dog Breeds with Blue Eyes [do blue-eyed dogs have health problems?]
    Dog breeds with blue eyes are somewhat rare. A recessive gene is usually the cause of blue eye color in dogs. The dominant blue eye gene can appear in all breeds of dogs. Blue-eyed dogs are beautiful but they also carry the possibility of a greater risk…
  • Dog Breeds Beginning with P [amazing dogs]
    Knowing a dog’s breed is a fairly good way to find out the things to expect and what will be required of you should you decide to adopt it. The following is a complete list of dog breeds beginning with the letter P.   Dogs vary widely in…
  • Dog Breeds That Look Like Huskies [wolf like dogs]
    One of the most well-known and loved dogs is the Siberian Husky also called the Alaskan Husky, just plain Husky or even just Siberian. Huskies have stunning blue eyes, bushy tails, and wolf-like features that make them easy to recognize. This famous dog has a reputation as…
  • Questions About Dogs [how many have you asked?]
    This may be the most fun and interesting article you have ever read if you are a dog lover! Your dog! Man’s best friend! Dogs have been domesticated and selectively bred for thousands of years. They have enhanced the lives of humans in countless ways.  They are…
  • Ringworm in Dogs Symptoms [does my dog have ringworm]
    Your pet can encounter all types of health issues and one of them is parasites. Ringworms, roundworms, and tapeworms all fit into this category. Ringworm symptoms commonly appear as a roundish, red ring on the skin of your dog. These red lesions can be scaly and show…
  • What is a Goldendoodle? [goldendoodle facts]
    The Goldendoodle is a crossbreed dog, mixing a purebred Poodle and a purebred Golden Retriever. The goal of mixing these two breeds was to develop a dog with a good personality, that was smart, had an interesting look, and was hypoallergenic. Goldendoodles are not a recognized breed….
  • Dog Years Calculator [dog years to human years]
    How old is my dog in human years? People have always used the formula of one dog year equaled seven human years. Scientists now suggest the 1:7 ratio is not correct. New studies show that dogs age more rapidly when they are young compared to humans. It…
  • Are Rottweilers Good With Kids? [Rottweiler characteristics]
    Rottweilers are renowned among their fans for being superb family dogs that are great with kids, but is this breed really a good pick for your family dog? Here is what you need to know about choosing the Rottweiler as a family dog and what families this…
  • Golden Retriever Rescue Near Me [golden retriever rescues by state]
    The BEST way to get a Golden Retriever is through a Golden Retriever Rescue operation. They are easy to work with and you will really be helping a wonderful Golden Retriever in need. Adopt a Golden Retriever Today! Just follow the links below (or call) to find…
  • Are Golden Retrievers Smart? [golden retriever facts]
    Golden Retrievers are well known for being one of the most loved and desired dogs in the United States and perhaps the world. If you are searching for a new dog or even have a Golden Retriever now you may be wondering what makes them so popular? …
  • History of the German Shepherd [german shepherd facts]
    Everyone who loves dogs is a fan of the spectacular German Shepherd! But have you ever wondered the story behind these amazing dogs and how they came to be? I did and the following is what I found out! So read on for a fascinating story! In…
  • Are Dachshunds Good Dogs? [dachshunds characteristics]
    Often referred to as the wiener dog because of its low profile and long body resembling a hotdog shape, dachshunds are a beloved breed. The question really isn’t if dachshunds are “good” dogs, but rather if their characteristics are compatible with your family. Dachshunds are good dogs. They…
  • Best Small Dogs For Families [Best Small Dog Breeds]
    Have you thought about getting a dog for your family but don’t know what breed to get? Many people think a small dog is best for a family and I have to agree!  The Best Small Dogs for Families usually are good with children, can adapt well…
  • Golden Retriever Lifespan [Oldest Golden Retriever]
    For anyone who has or wants a lovable Golden Retriever in their life, knowing the lifespan of a Golden Retriever is valuable information. I will try to answer that question and provide insight on how to extend their lives as much as reasonably possible. Golden Retrievers make…
  • German Shepherd Lifespan [Male and Female]
    As the proud or prospective owner of a German Shepherd, it’s good to know the average German Shepherd lifespan. I did some research I want to share with you! Keep reading. In addition to that, it is also important to know how to give your precious companion…