The Belgian Shepherd – Your Ultimate Breed Information Guide 

Gorgeous and almost human-like, the Belgian Shepherd has amassed his fair share of fans over the years. His keen intelligence and eagerness to please is world-renowned, although novice dog lovers may find this breed overwhelming and high maintenance. Fans of the Belgian Shepherd, however, are fans for life. They become just as devoted to the …

Bordoodle Dog Breed Info – 15 Things to Know (Border Collie Poodle Mix) 

If you’re in the market for a dog with incomparable intelligence, athleticism, and personality to boot, you’re on the right track looking at a Bordoodle. This incredible mixed breed is bursting with charm, but he also may be a bit much for novice dog owners. While many sing the Bordoodle praises, others point out that …

The Red Fox Labrador – Your Ultimate Breed Information Guide 

Once regarded with prejudice and sometimes still considered not a purebred Labrador by nitpicking naysayers, the Red Fox Labrador is a rare, yet delightful part of the Labrador family. Intelligent, outgoing, and family-friendly, the Red Fox Labrador is certainly a one of a kind canine. Of course, that doesn’t mean he is the right dog …

The Pharaoh Hound – Your Ultimate Breed Information Guide 

Beautiful, unique, and incredibly trainable, the Pharaoh Hound is a hound unlike any other. This is a dog breed that is suitable for families, singles, and active outdoor enthusiasts, but it is certainly not the ideal dog breed for everyone. In today’s article, we are going to learn more about this incredible dog and help …

15 Golden Retriever Mix Dogs We’re Totally Obsessed With

Are you interested in the new wave of popularity when it comes to Golden Retriever mix dogs? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We are crazy about the Golden Retriever mix and can’t wait to share 15 of our favorite hybrids with you. But before we begin, let’s take a moment to learn …

Husky Lab Mix (Labsky) Dog Breed – 15 Things to Know

Any dog lover looking for a canine who is energetic, family-friendly, outgoing and intelligent is going to love the Labsky. A cross between the Husky and the Labrador Retriever, the Labsky hybrid brings the best of both worlds to the right family. But before you choose to invest in one of these unique and clever …

The Labrador Retriever – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

By far the most popular dog in the world, the Labrador retriever is a common sight at dog parks and in suburban neighborhoods. This breed’s happy, energetic personality and propensity for getting along with just about everyone has earned them the kind of adoration that few breeds receive. But just because these dogs are wildly …

The Border Collie – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

The border collie is the doggy equivalent of both Einstein and an unflappable blue-collar worker. These highly intelligent dogs live to work and have enough energy to do so for hours on end. While their affectionate and loyal demeanor makes them one of the most highly sought after breeds, their intense, endless energy make them …

The Tamaskan Breed Information Guide  

With the fierce look of a wolf and the intelligence and loyalty of a shepherd, the Tamaskan is a dog like no other. This is a breed who is spilling over with personality and is a winner when it comes to work ethic and stamina. But is this the right dog breed for you? While …

The Olde English Bulldogge – Your Ultimate Breed Information Guide  

Most of us know about the English Bulldog and other popular bully breeds, but the Olde English Bulldogge, or OEB as he is sometimes called, is a newer (and older) hybrid to the scene. A recreation of a once extinct breed, the Olde English Bulldogge is steadily building a name and reputation for himself as …

Kunming Wolfdog Breed Information Guide – 8 Things You Should Know

Most of us who are familiar with dogs know that the beloved canines we now keep as pets are descended from wolves. Although experts disagree on exactly when it happened, the genetic divergence from wolf to dog probably occurred about 20,000 to 40,000 years ago, And while it seems almost impossible given their enormous diversity, …

The Caucasian Shepherd Dog – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

This lesser-known livestock guardian is a powerful and effective tool against wolves, bears, and thieves. While they are still primarily used as a working breed, these dogs can make loyal and loving family companions for the right owner. “Caucasian Ovcharka” by Spike Summers / CC BY 2.0 Think you have the skills to tame the …

The Saluki – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

Graceful, elegant, and independent, the Saluki is unlike most breeds. For many humans, these stubborn, cat-like dogs aren’t a great fit. But for the right owner, this dog has an intoxicating quality that may ruin you of all other breeds. Keep reading to find out what it is about the Saluki that makes them so …

The Airedale Terrier – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

As a utilitarian dog that is highly adaptable to a variety of lifestyles and jobs, the Airedale Terrier has rightfully earned its place as one of the most popular terrier breeds in the world. But, because this regal, intelligent, and courageous hound tends to be highly driven and very active, it is not the right …

The Plott Hound – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

When looking at the American scenthound breeds, you might assume they all share a similar history. But if you are including the Plott Hound in that assessment, you’d be wrong. Keep reading to find out what makes this handsome striped hound so unique among treeing and trailing dogs and if one of these athletic and …

The Norwegian Elkhound – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

Stout and mighty, there are few dogs with as much grit, intelligence, and confidence as this ancient Scandanavian breed. Despite their long history as a hunting and all-around utility dog, the Elkhound is most famous today for its role as a loyal and cuddly companion. But these feisty characters aren’t right for just anyone. Keep …

The Afghan Hound – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

With their elegant build, delicate flowing coat, and large dark eyes, there are few breeds in the world that can touch the Afghan in terms of sheer beauty. But their strong instincts and independent nature make them a more difficult dog to keep as a companion. Keep reading to find out if you have what …

15 Things You Should Know About The Bernedoodle Dog Breed

Hybrid dog breeds, or “designer dogs” are becoming more and more popular. You’re probably familiar with dog breeds like the Labradoodle and the Golden Doodle, but there’s another hybrid dog breed that you should know about, especially if you’re looking for a family-friendly canine companion. A cross between a Poodle and a Bernese Mountain Dog, …

The American Bulldog – Is This The Right Dog Breed For You?

There has been a new wave of popularity in Bulldogs and bully breeds over the last few decades. Perhaps it has to do with the unique expressive, endearing faces of Bulldogs, or maybe it’s their compact build, or even the unique way they are able to squeeze their way onto our laps and into our …

Giant Schnauzer Dog Breed Information – 15 Things to Know

A few years ago while attending a holiday event in Atlanta, Georgia, my boyfriend and I were introduced to a gentleman whom we were assured could possibly help us further our business endeavors. But it wasn’t this man’s work savvy that truly caught our attention. This man was, in fact, accompanied by a very large …

15 Things You Should Know About the Red Merle Australian Shepherd Dog Breed

If you are new to this breed, the first thing you should know is that using the word “Red” to describe a red merle Australian shepherd dog can be misleading and confusing. It is totally normal to think of the color “red” and automatically picture a “fire engine red” in your mind. However, when it …

The Irish Setter – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

Considered by some to be the most beautiful dog in the working group, the Irish setter is equal parts grace, glamour, and charm. It doesn’t hurt that they’re also incredibly sweet and good-natured. But this active setter also has abundant energy and a lot of drive, making them too boisterous for some families. Keep reading …

The German Shorthaired Pointer – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

Whether you are looking for a hunting buddy or a companion dog that can keep up with your active family, the German shorthaired pointer has you covered. But all that energy and instinct to work mean this bouncy canine isn’t for everyone. Keep reading to find out if the German shorthaired pointer is the right …

The Anatolian Shepherd – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

Loyal, intelligent, and powerful, this ancient breed has been protecting humans and their livestock for millennia. But do Anatolian shepherds make good housepets? In this article, we will take a deep dive into what makes this livestock guardian tick, how easy they are to care for, and whether or not they would make the right …

The Dogo Argentino – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

This rare breed is a striking sight with its bright white coat, powerful, blocky head, and athletic body. The dogo is a breed with a short history, a large family tree, and a very specific use. But with the right owner, they can make loyal companions and even loving family dogs. Keep reading to find …

Is The Belgian Malinois A Good Family Dog?

Have you ever seen a Belgian Malinois? If you’re not sure, let me assure you that yes, chances are you have. Like their German Shepherd counterparts, Belgian Malinois are famous police and military dogs. In fact, they are even more sought after than the German Shepherd breed due to their quick wit, their eagerness to …

The English Bulldog – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

The upturned expression, stubby legs, and oversized head make the English bulldog one of the most recognizable breeds in the world. The fact that they are extremely popular helps a little, too. With looks like that and a personality that makes them a good fit for suburban families, apartment dwellers, and everyone in between, it’s …

15 Things You Should Know About The Black Lab

If you’re in the market for a family dog, a dog who is active, outgoing, friendly, and just about as cute as a dog can get, then look no further than the Labrador Retriever. In fact, did you know that the Labrador Retriever is considered one of the world’s most favorite dog breeds? But what is …

The Golden Retriever Vs Labrador – Which One Is Right For You?

If you are in the market for a family dog, there may be no better two to choose from than the Golden Retriever and the Labrador. These two dogs are some of the world’s favorite breeds and for good reason! They are both highly intelligent, family oriented, great with children of all ages, eager to …

10 Things You Need to Know about the Boxador

One of the most energetic dogs is a mix of a boxer and labrador. The boxador mix, also known as a Boxador, comes in as a large breed dog. Some of the Boxer breeds can be slightly aggressive, and will need special attention. Females generally can be 50-70 pounds while some of the bigger males …

Shepadoodle Breed Information Guide

Most of us have heard about the Labradoodle, the Goldendoodle, and a number of doodle mixes in between, but a more low-key, more unique hybrid is rising in popularity and has a lot of people curious. That’s right, we’re talking about the Shepadoodle! This designer dog is a mix of intelligence, beauty, work-ethic, and energy, …

The French Bulldog – Ultimate Breed Information Guide

The French bulldog, or Frenchie as its affectionately known, is one of the most popular small dog breeds in the world. And for good reason. This pocket-sized bully is perfect for families, apartment dwellers, and just about everyone else in between. But the Frenchie’s popularity has its dark side as well. These little clowns can …

25 Essentials for Labrador Puppies

Congratulations! You’ve just welcomed a Labrador Retriever puppy into your home. Is there anything as exciting as this moment? Bringing home a new puppy is both thrilling and a little scary. There is so much to do and prepare for when getting a new puppy! I mean, it’s practically like preparing for a baby, right? …

The Ultimate Rough Collie Breed Information Guide

For those of you shouting “It’s Lassie” you probably recognize the rough collie. These charismatic, charming, and dedicated dogs are wonderful working dogs and fantastic house pets. Read on to learn all about the background, characteristics, social behavior, care, and costs of the collie. A beautiful example of the perfect rough collie, as an impartial …

11 Things You Should Know about the Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is also known as the African lion dog. As the name predicts, this dog is so tough and athletic it was originally used to hunt lions in the rough climate and landscape of Africa. Now, it is more commonly used as a family dog, so if you are looking for a dog …

English Cream Golden Retriever Breed Guide – 11 Things to Know

I have always owned Golden Retrievers, the “American” kind. They have ranged in color from light gold to a deep reddish brown. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I stumbled upon the English Cream Golden Retriever. I was intrigued by the look of the English Cream Golden Retriever and wondered how different they …

13 Things You Should Know About the German Shepherd

So you’re thinking about getting a new dog or puppy and you have several things on your list that are must haves: loyalty, intelligence, and protection. A German Shepherd certainly fits into all of those categories and more. However, German Shepherds do require a little extra work. Before adding a German Shepherd to your family, …

White German Shepherd: 10 Things You Might Not Know

White German Shepherds have been given a hard time of it in history.  They were once regarded as being a problematic mutation and not as sought after or highly regarded as their darker colored relatives.  Perceptions have changed, but there are still some common assumptions people make about these dogs that are not true. Despite …

Golden Retriever Dog Breed Information – 14 Things to Know

Golden Retrievers are among the most beautiful, popular, and instantly recognizable dog breeds in the world. Known for its sweet nature and charming personality, this dog breed has been sought after in America for almost a century. But what do you really know about the breed? Is it right for you when you consider your …

German Wirehaired Pointer Breed Information – 12 Things to Know

If you’re a hunter looking for a versatile hunting dog, stop looking. If you’re a hiker looking for an ideal hiking partner, stop looking. If you’re part of a rescue organization looking for an ideal search and rescue dog, stop looking. If you’re a dog trainer looking for an ideal breed to train for agility …

Australian Shepherd Breed Information – 15 Things to Know

Australian Shepherds are one of the most instantly recognizable dog breeds in the world. With their unique eyes and their copper or merle coats, you know one when you see one. The dog breed is not just easily identified. They’re also a highly intelligent and very popular breed to own, currently ranking number 16 out …

Silver Lab Breed Information – 13 Things About Silver Labs to Know

You’re about to meet one of the greatest mysteries of the dog world, and just maybe one of its biggest controversies: the Silver Labrador Retriever or Silver Lab. Silver Labs are a type of Labrador with a silver-grey-blue coat. Like other Labradors, they are intelligent, needs lots of exercise and highly trainable. Their coat color …

Goldendoodle Dog Breed Information – 12 Facts About Goldendoodles

For an animal that’s only been around for the last 20 years, the Goldendoodle is a very popular dog. But just what traits do Goldendoodles have? What should you know about Goldendoodles before deciding if they are right for you, especially since it’s such a new type of breed? Read on for everything you need …

11 Things You Should Know about the Boxer

Intelligence. Protection. Devotion. Great with your kids. If you’re looking for the breed that embodies all the best characteristics of a dog, you might want to start – and end – your search with the Boxer. One of the first breeds used for police training in Germany, the Boxer is a talented guard dog developed …

11 Things You Should Know About the British Labrador

For 25 years, the Labrador Retriever – or Lab – has remained the most popular dog in America. Known for friendliness, boundless energy, and a big heart, the Lab can make an extraordinary companion. But did you know there are two types of Labradors? The American and the British. While the American Kennel Club (AKC) …

Catahoula Leopard Dog Breed Information

Six years ago, a Catahoula Leopard Dog came into my life in a most unusual way.  I had just come from the grocery store. When I opened the car door and started to step out, this puppy ran from under the house to me.  She put her paws on my leg and looked up at …

Dalmatian Dog Breed Information – 11 Things to Know

The Dalmatian is highly recognizable thanks to the Disney film 101 Dalmatians. With their unmistakable spots and love for humans, they have slowly become one of the most popular dog breeds. That is why we have put together a Dalmatian care guide so you can find out everything you need to know about one of …