Have you decided to take the leap and get yourself a puppy? Congrats! You have plenty of love ahead. Here are the top 5 puppy breeds for first-time owners.
Alaskan Malamutes, the most muscular sled dog breed, aren’t named after a country but an Innuit tribe, the Malimiuts, in Alaska. The Chukchi people of Siberia first bred Siberian Huskies. How Did the Rottweiler Get Its Name? Rottweilers got their name from a town, Rottweil, in Western Germany. When the breed was in decline, there were a […]
So you can see dogs of more than 150 breeds, and ask the people who show them all about the breed. And at Westminster, all the dogs must already be champions, so you get to see some great representatives of each breed. But when you talk to the owner of a show dog, remember that […]
The DNA tests cannot reveal every bit of information about your dog since genetic data isn’t available for every breed and mix. Even if you don’t receive an entirely positive breed identification, at least some breeds can be eliminated from your dog’s pedigree. Are Dog DNA Tests Accurate? Dog DNA tests can identify the majority of […]
“She seemed to be having a hard time with the bigger pieces,” he explains. Unfortunately, the kibble didn’t stay down, leaving Kantor with a most unwanted “gift” to clean up. He surmises, “I guess she wasn’t able to chew the large chunks quickly enough.” Kibble size isn’t the only reason to feed your best friend […]
The study, accepted for publication in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science, indeed found that goldens rate among the least aggressive breeds. But the study also offers somewhat unexpected conclusions when it comes to canine feistiness. You might be surprised to find where your dog’s breed ranks. What is the Least Aggressive Dog Breed? These […]