— National Pit Bull Awareness Day is a good time to demonstrate that members of this breed are a lot like humans -- each one is different.
— Quantifiably real or not, the sheer number of stories about Black Dog Syndrome brings attention to shelters, rescues, and the importance of sterilization.
— These photos illustrate why the breed that originally worked as sheepdogs in England and Scotland have reached global popularity.
— He's a fast friend with a racing heart, but don't mistake him for a Greyhound.
— Like many human celebrities, this breed needs only a single name; the Brittany Spaniel officially became the Brittany in 1982.
— Here's a photo roundup including sausages, beer, Dachshunds, and other dog breeds.
— The dogs in these pictures are adorable, but know that Italian Greyhound puppies need a great deal of attention and affectionate interaction.
— The iconic Scotty has endured as one of the most beloved and recognized dogs in history.
— Trupanion pet insurance digs into its database to give us the most popular breeds city by city.
— We chat with the artist about the 100 Dogs project -- and what pup Beyonce and Jay Z should adopt.
— This onetime cattle dog is black and tan and tough all over, except for where he's just a big softy.
— The Morkie (Maltese/Yorkshire Terrier) is currently the most popular pairing by litters born in 2014, but he's not the strangest by far.
— Xoloitzcuintli Primitive Breed Rescue has taken in 10 of these intriguing dogs in less than a year.
— He won't back down from a challenge or adventure, especially if digging, barking, and turning his fur black with dirt is involved.
— A favorite of royalty, artists, and just plain folk, the Weim is a do-it-all kind of dog.
— The Labrador Retriever puppies in these photos are as irresistible to humans as chocolate itself.
— Before I got 3 Chihuahuas, I wasn't convinced they'd be good urban pets, but I now I sure am.
— This big fella who's sometimes mistaken for a Saint Bernard is a lover, not a fighter.
— Albinism in dogs is caused by a lack of melanin and pigmentation; albino dogs are pretty rare.
— Once the emblem of Dutch Patriots who fought the House of Orange in the late 1700s, the Keeshond is now known more for his smile.
— This ancient breed -- like a souped-up Pekingese -- is one of the best-kept secrets of dogdom.
— The only dog with Dingo in his pedigree, this breed is an ace at herding cattle on rugged land.
— This tall, skinny breed of dog was originally an ancient Middle Eastern desert hunter.
— Dachshund puppies live at ground level, but these puppy pictures will leave you flying high with joy.
— The average lifespan of a dog depends on several factors, most importantly weight and size.
— This scruffy ragamuffin might be Great Britain's best kept secret.
— Share in the domestic adventures of Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies with these cute puppy pictures!
— This active dog was bred to be a versatile hunter as well as a faithful companion to humans.
— Whether they're wearing clothes or are leaping for a toy, Frenchies make divine photo subjects.
— His distinctive profile sets him apart, but this good-natured bloke is an ideal family dog.
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