How to Train a Service Dog

Every dog-lover knows the internal struggle of seeing a service dog with a “DO NOT PET” vest on. As hard as it is, it’s super important to know that service dogs aren’t defined as pets, but as workers. And for some people, they’re absolutely essential to everyday life. According to the American with Disabilities Act …

Ultimate Guide on How to Choose a Breeder

Congratulations on starting your search for a breeder! It’s hard to know what to look for when choosing a breeder, and it can feel like a lot of pressure to find an ethical breeder with healthy, happy dogs. If you’re willing to put in the work, though, you can help support a small dog-loving business …

Are Mixed Breeds or Purebred Dogs Healthier?

Even if you haven’t recently found yourself looking into bringing home a new furry family member, you may have noticed that, over the last two decades or so, a new trend has hit the canine kingdom. And that trend has everything to do with designer dogs. But what is a designer dog? What is a …

11 Reasons Why Bully Breeds Make the Best Companions

Bully breeds are remarkable dogs with an unfortunate reputation. Unpopular to many, the bull breeds are surrounded by stigma and suspicion. It is a disservice towards these dogs who are much more gentle than their widespread stature would suggest. Breeds such as the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Pit Bull Terrier are said to have been …

50 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World

Wondering which are the most popular dog breeds in the world? This list of the 50 most popular dog breeds is one of the most comprehensive out there. What makes some dog breeds popular? Sometimes, dogs are popular despite having some health or other issues. Studies of dog choices reveal that breeds seem to be …

Tripawds: Helping Your Three-Legged Dog Live Their Best Life

If you have a dog that has an accident or illness (often bone cancer or some other type of bone disease) that requires them having to have a leg amputated it can be extremely distressing for both you and your dog. Sometimes, even when amputation is being recommended as the best course of action, owners …

Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Therapy dogs are used in a wide variety of environments and circumstances but, broadly speaking, they are dogs whose presence is designed to help alleviate stress, promote feelings of well-being and sometimes help with a process of rehabilitation or healing in humans other than their owners. Physical contact with dogs has been shown to help …

10 Smartest Dog Breeds in the World

Looking for the smartest dog breeds? It is actually really difficult to rate a dog’s intelligence.  Whilst there have been a number of studies on the smartest dog breeds, most of these concentrate on how trainable a dog is.  So, this list has been pulled together to give us an idea of some of the …