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Socializing Your New Puppy Socializing Your New Puppy

DOG HEALTHOne of your most important jobs as a puppy parent is to properly socialize your new little bundle of joy.


Top Ten Questions to Ask a Breeder Top Ten Questions to Ask a Breeder

BREEDERSThere are literally thousands of dog breeders in the United States, and it can be hard to know who is reputable and who is not. 


Adopting a Shelter Dog Adopting a Shelter Dog

ADOPTIONOut of every 100 dogs taken to an animal shelter, about 15 are reunited with their families, 25 are adopted, and the remainder – about 60 – are put down.


Teaching Your Puppy Not to Nip Teaching Your Puppy Not to Nip

PUPPY TRAININGAs if the pain of a puppy bite weren’t bad enough, one of the problems with puppies who nip is that they often grow up into big dogs that bite.


What is Normal Puppy Development? What is Normal Puppy Development?

PUPPIESMost of us know that when puppies are born, they have their eyes closed and they don’t know where to go to the bathroom, but do you know anything else about how they grow and develop?


Top Ten Dogs for Novice Owners Top Ten Dogs for Novice Owners

NOVICE OWNERSThe good folks at VetStreet recently polled 218 veterinary professionals to find out which dog breeds they thought were best for new owners.


Top Ten Dogs for Experienced Owners Top Ten Dogs for Experienced Owners

EXPERIENCED OWNERSNo one is saying that any of these breeds is bad; however, they do have some character traits and physical differences that make them more challenging than some of the other breeds.


Don’t Litter! Spay or Neuter Your Puppy Don’t Litter! Spay or Neuter Your Puppy

HEALTHPeople are often forced to leave their pets behind when they lose their housing after losing a job, or they may surrender the dog to a shelter because they can no longer afford to care for him or her.


 

Top 10: Popular Breeds

Labrador Retriever

Friendly, Energetic, great for families, Labs are still the most popular dog worldwide.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

Require plenty of love and attention, Retrievers are highly trainable and make another perfect family pet.

Yorkshire Terrier

The most popular of the Toy Breeds, Yorkies are playful, hyper, stubborn and noisy so do your homework.

American Pit Bull Terrier

American Pit Bull Terrier

Extremely loyal and affectionate, pit bulls can be aggressive. Thorough research and training is important with this breed.

Boxer

Boxer

Obedient, intelligent playful and energetic, Boxers are a wonderful companion for homes with children.

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd

Strong and intelligent, German Sheperds are perfect watchdogs. Need plenty of exercise.

Chihuahua

Chihuahua

This highly playful and devoted breed gets along well with other pets and despite it's small size makes a great watchdog.

Dachshund

Dachshund

Playful and fun, Doxies can be stubborn, but loyal. A loud bark for their size makes them good watchdogs.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

Gentle, affectionate and lively, Shih Tzus are highly adaptable to apartment living.

Pug

Pug

A dignified yet funny breed, Pugs do well with visitors, children and other pets and love to show off.

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Wheaten Terrier (Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier)
Whippet
Wirehaired Fox Terrier
Wolfspitz (Keeshond)
Xoloitzcuintli

Yankee Bull Terrier (American Pit Bull Terrier)
Yankee Terrier (American Pit Bull Terrier)
Yorkshire Terrier
Zwergpinscher (Miniature Pinscher)
Zwergspitz (Pomeranian)
Zwergteckel (Dachshund)

If you're searching for information on your favorite dog breed - or if you want to know if a soft, warm puppy is right for your family - you've sniffed out the right site!

We make it easy for you to find the right dog breed for you and your family. From small to large dog breeds, non-sporting to bird dogs, we've herded the dog breed information you need into one simple-to-use site!

Find the information you need, get descriptions of behavior, character traits and photos.

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Hot Dogs: Check 'em out!

Boston Terrier Photo

Boston Terrier

Not one bad trait. Simply put, the Ultimate Companion.

Boxer Photo

Boxers

Playful, loyal, and love companionship - great for families!

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