breeds

Know what to expect from your pet with our breed breakdown; information about each breed's appearance, health, life span, personality and more.

Betty Glauder21 hours ago
Understanding Genetics for Dog Breeders
Here I shall give only a brief outline of the history of research in genetics. To begin with, the dog goes far back into antiquity. Just where or when he first originated it would be impossible to say...
Cato Conroy2 months ago
17 Extinct Dog Breeds You Never Knew Existed
I'll admit it. I'm a history buff, and part of my love of history includes a desire to learn about all the little differences that people took for granted back in the day. Small things, like learning ...
Hannah Johnson5 months ago
5 of My Favorite Dog Breeds
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to work with animals in one way or another. Currently, I am a senior pre-veterinary student at the University of Connecticut, so clearly the medicine aspec...
10 Most Expensive Cat Breeds on Earth
The vast majority of cat owners have, what are known as Domestic Shorthairs or Domestic Longhairs. These names aren't breeds, per se, but rather a designation that the cats are descendants from many d...
Miranda Kelly6 months ago
Pug Life
When I first decided to adopt a fur baby I wasn’t really overly fussy about breeds. I was more than happy to rescue an animal from the humane society. But my boyfriend of the time, really wanted a Pug...
James E. 7 months ago
Pitbulls
Pitbulls are one of the most misunderstood breed of dogs in America. They get a bad rap and are often mistreated in many ways. PETA even states that they are the most abused breed of dogs they come ac...
Kylie Hartwig7 months ago
What Is It Like to Own a Boxer?
Let’s face it, most of the world’s population owns a dog or two; big, small, athletes, or even couch potatoes. However long you’ve had these furry friends, and however much you think you know about th...
Savannah White7 months ago
What Are the American Cow Breeds?
Settle down children, it's time to learn about two of the most interesting American cow breeds.
Jordan <37 months ago
Common Health Problems of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
These little angels are absolute puppy perfection—except for a few health problems. Cavaliers are wonderful, sweet, smart, and loving companions who can be the breed for anyone and everyone. The only ...
Vincent Jimenez8 months ago
Pit Bull or Pitiful Breed?
When people think of Pit bull they think one of two things: dog or danger. It is commonly perceived that the Pit bull breed, or Staffordshire Terrier, is more aggressive and prone to act more violentl...
Aliza Miller8 months ago
Living Life with a Chihuahua
Chihuahuas are infamous for being aggressive, hostile, and combative, despite their small size. In fact, there are studies that show Chihuahuas as being more aggressive than pit bulls, citing the fact...
Michaela Weiss8 months ago
Pit Bulls
Why do people hate Pit bulls so much? In the 1920s, Pit bulls were known as safe to children and became nanny dogs. Every Pit bull I have met would be really happy and give you kisses. I never once sa...
Jordan <38 months ago
Why Should I Choose a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel?
If you clicked on this article, you must be a Cavalier lover! If not, perhaps you want to become one. No matter who you are or what your opinion of these little canine angels may be, you will surely c...
Miranda Cunningham8 months ago
Pit Bulls, People, and Prejudice
Pit Bulls... Dare I say, the most controversial breed of dog today. But, why? I, personally, will never understand the immense hatred people have of this breed. Is it from fear based on misinformation...
Lana Robinson9 months ago
Big Dogs: A Good or Bad Idea?
Of course, it's not a black and white question, and every dog comes with its own problems and quirks. However, some insight into the life of a big dog owner may help sway you in your decision. As a ch...
Julia Talbot10 months ago
Life Is Better With a Basset Hound
Back when my wife and I first got together, we decided we needed to get a dog. We both grew up with animals, and we wanted some companionship and a project to take on together. We did our research and...
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Grace Nava10 months ago
Beware of Huskies!
My Mom and I were living in a one bedroom apartment for about five years, and eventually we had to move to a house where we would be able to have our own room and privacy. Not only was I excited about...
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Kristen Welton10 months ago
The Most Misunderstood Breed of Dog
So let’s face it, when you hear Pitbull, what do you think? Not trustworthy? Not recommended to be a family dog? Most aggressive? Whatever it may be, I'm here to say they're completely wrong! I recent...