Blog Entries ( Breeds )

10 of the most unusual breeds of dog

June 23rd, 2014
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Dogs are without a doubt one of the most popular pets on the planet, and as they’re man’s best friend you’ll definitely find a lifelong pal in your dog. Whether you’re thinking about getting your first puppy in the near future or you already count yourself as a dog lover, there’s always something new to learn about these animals. Most people will be aware of the ...

Most popular dog breeds in U.S.

February 2nd, 2013
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The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the most popular dogs in America. Once again the Labrador Retriever is number one. The Lab has topped the list for over 20 years. The top breeds are determined by dog registration statistics. The top ten dog breeds are: 1. Labrador Retriever 2. German Shepherd 3. Golden Retriever 4. Beagle 5. Bulldog 6. Yorkshire Terrier 7. Boxer 8. Poodle 9. Rottweiler 10. Dachshund ~ Courtesy of

Pit Bulls, the Ultimate Urban Dog

September 9th, 2012
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The scene was Hollywood-ready: On a gritty New York street, a homeless man is having a seizure on the sidewalk. At his side, his unleashed pit bull. When police approach, the dog rises to defend her master, barking as it charges them. The cops shoot the pit in the head, leaving it in a pool of blood in the street. It’s the ...

Dogs and Their People Have Similar Personalities

June 1st, 2012
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Argumentative people tend to go for aggressive dogs, while those who are more easygoing choose friendly pets like retrievers. It's not a coincidence that fiery former footballer Roy Keane is rarely to be seen without a sizable dog or two - or that former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell favors much smaller, fluffier dogs. Researchers from the University of Leicester asked 235 adults ...

Some Dog Breeds Are Better for People with Allergies

May 26th, 2012
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Adding a dog to your family is a major decision and commitment, especially when a prospective owner has pet allergies. There is no dog breed that is truly non-allergenic. There are some dogs that are considered to be hypoallergenic (meaning less allergenic), and/or low-shedding or low-dander. The AKC (American Kennel Club) has a Dogs and Allergies page on their website that lists dog ...