November 1, 2019

Dug Up at Dogster: November 2019 Dog Events and Premieres

As the weather turns colder, these fun 2019 November events and premieres are just warming up. Don’t see your dog event or premiere on the list? Just email us at and put Dog Events and Premieres in the subject line. For more dog fun, events, obsessions and products, check out the latest issue of …

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Affenpinscher Dog Breed


Quick Facts Weight: 6 – 9 pounds (2.72 – 4.08 kg) Height: 9 – 11 inches (22.86 – 27.94 cm) The Look of a Affenpinscher Affenpinschers are small, square-built dogs covered in wiry, dense coats that come in black, tan, black & tan, gray, silver and red. Their round heads—covered in long hair—have short muzzles, …

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The Airedale terrier is an independent, problem-solving breed. Photography ©Alex Potemkin | Getty Images.

Airedale Terrier

President Teddy Roosevelt once declared that the Airedale Terrier “can do anything any other dog can do, then lick the other dog if he has to.” The president certainly appreciated the exceptional versatility of the Airedale. The King of Terriers is an earnest, occasionally clownish, independent problem-solver with an enormous heart for family. The Airedale …

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Akbash Dog Breed


Quick Facts Weight: 90 – 130 pounds Height: 28 – 32 inches The Look of a Akbash The Akbash has a large, muscular, long-legged frame covered in a thick, white, coarse coat that can be either short- or medium-length. Some longer coat versions also exist. They have a large, powerful head that is broad and …

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Alaskan Husky Dog Breed

Alaskan Husky

Quick Facts Weight: 44 – 66 pounds Height: 23 – 26 inches The Look of a Alaskan Husky Alaskan Huskies are not recognized by the AKC and, thus, do not have a registered standard look. They can be a solid color or multi-colored, usually gray, black and white, but sometimes brown, cream or red. They …

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Alaskan Malamute.

Alaskan Malamute

Quick Facts Weight: 70 – 95 pounds (31.75 – 43.09 kg) Height: 22 – 26 inches (55.88 – 66.04 cm) The Look of a Alaskan Malamute Alaskan Malamutes have strong, big-boned, wolf-like frames covered in soft double-thick coats. Their wide heads have rounded skulls, large muzzles, triangular ears and black noses. They have almond-shaped eyes …

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American Bulldog Dog Breed

American Bulldog

Quick Facts Weight: 60 – 107 pounds Height: 20 – 27 inches The Look of a American Bulldog Taller, faster and leaner than their English counterparts, American Bulldogs are sturdy, muscular, quick and heavy-boned—yet they are remarkably light on their feet. Their powerful, bulky heads have box-like muzzles, black or brown noses and furrowed brows. …

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American Eskimo Puppy

American Eskimo Dog

Quick Facts Weight: 13 – 20 pounds Height: 11 – 19 inches The Look of a American Eskimo Dog American Eskimo Dogs are medium-sized Nordic-style dogs with beautiful white hair—looking somewhat like small Samoyeds. They have compact, balanced frames with alert stances and gaits. They have wedge-shaped heads with medium-sized muzzles and skulls. Their lips, …

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American Indian Dog

Quick Facts Weight: 55 – 75 pounds Height: 25 – 27 inches The Look The American Indian Dog has a medium-sized, athletic frame—slightly longer than tall—covered in a glossy, medium-length coat that may be extra bushy on the chest and legs. The coats come in a wide range of colors with sable shading. Its handsome, …

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Anatolian Shepherd dog breed

Anatolian Shepherd

Quick Facts Weight: 90 – 150 pounds Height: 26 – 31 inches The Look Anatolian Shepherd Dogs have large, muscular frames covered in short coats that can come in almost any color. They have large, somewhat broad heads with square muzzles, hanging V-shaped ears and almond-shaped eyes. Their thick tails sometimes curl slightly at the …

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An Australian Kelpie.

Australian Kelpie

Quick Facts Weight: 31 – 46 pounds Height: 19.5 – 21.5 inches The Look of a Australian Kelpie Australian Kelpies have compact, muscular frames—slightly longer than tall—covered in coarse, weatherproof coats that come in black, black & tan, chocolate, blue and fawn. Their long, narrow heads have rounded skulls, pointy ears and brown, almond-shaped eyes. …

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Australian Terrier.

Australian Terrier

Quick Facts Weight: 9 – 14 pounds Height: 9 – 11 inches The Look of a Australian Terrier Australian Terriers are small, sturdy working terriers—longer than tall—covered in straight, harsh coats that usually come in shades of sand, red, and blue & tan. Their heads have long muzzles, dark eyes, small pointed ears and soft …

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Basenji in dog show


Quick Facts Weight: 21 – 24 pounds (9.53 – 10.89 kg) Height: 16 – 17 inches (40.64 – 43.18 cm) The Look of a Basenji Basenjis are small, pointy-eared dogs covered in smooth, shiny coats that can come in red, black, red & black, black & red and black & brindle. Their alert heads have …

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Beagle dog breed


America loves the Beagle. There is nothing fancy or exotic or designer about him, but his loving temperament and handy size make him a perennial favorite, always among the top five most popular dogs in the American Kennel Club’s yearly ranking of its 194 breeds and varieties. Here are eight fun facts about this familiar …

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Bearded Collie

Quick Facts Weight: 40 – 55 pounds (18.14 – 24.95 kg) Height: 20 – 22 inches (50.80 – 55.88 cm) The Look of a Bearded Collie Bearded Collies have long, medium-sized frames covered in shaggy coats that hang straight. Their wide, flat heads—nicely draped in long hair—have strong muzzles and long, hanging ears. Their round …

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Quick Facts Weight: 66 – 100 pounds Height: 24 – 27.5 inches The Look of a Beauceron The Beauceron has a large, athletic frame—muscular but light—covered in a short, dense, black & tan coat. Its long-muzzled head has clean-cut features, oval-shaped eyes and ears that point straight up. The Beauceron has a strong neck, deep …

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Belgian Sheepdog

Quick Facts Weight: 44 – 66 pounds Height: 22 – 26 inches The Look of a Belgian Sheepdog The Belgian Sheepdog is a light, graceful, square-built dog covered in a medium-long, straight, solid-black coat. It has a powerful, flat-topped head with a pointed muzzle, black nose and triangle-shaped ears that point straight up. Its dark …

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Belgian Tervuren

Quick Facts Weight: Height: The Look of a Belgian Tervuren The Belgian Tervuren is a light-boned, elegant, square-built dog covered in a long, straight coat that comes in a range of colors from fawn to mahogany. It has a powerful, flat-topped head with a sharp muzzle, black nose and triangle-shaped ears that point straight up. …

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A Bichon Frisé happily chewing on a shoe.

Bichon Frise

Quick Facts Weight: 10 – 18 pounds (4.54 – 8.16 kg) Height: 9 – 12 inches (22.86 – 30.48 cm) The Look of a Bichon Frise Bichon Frises are small and sturdy with distinctive puffball coats, sometimes groomed “lion-style” with a close-cut body and puffy mane. They have slightly rounded heads, medium-length muzzles, hanging ears …

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Black and Tan Coonhound.

Black and Tan Coonhound

Quick Facts Weight: 40 – 80 pounds Height: 23 – 27 inches The Look of a Black and Tan Coonhound Black and Tan Coonhounds have large, sturdy, well-formed frames covered in short but dense coats that usually have—you guessed it—black and tan markings. Their clean-cut heads have dark eyes and low-hanging ears. Their muscular necks …

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The Black Russian Terrier.

Black Russian Terrier

Quick Facts Weight: 80 – 143 pounds Height: 25 – 29 inches The Look of a Black Russian Terrier Black Russian Terriers have large, hearty frames covered in thick, black, somewhat disheveled coats. Their broad, powerful heads have oval-shaped eyes, bearded muzzles and big, black noses. They have small, V-shaped ears that hang close to …

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Bloodhound sleeping


Quick Facts Weight: 90 – 110 pounds (40.82 – 49.90 kg) Height: 20 – 26 inches (50.80 – 66.04 cm) The Look of a Bloodhound Bloodhounds are easily identified as large dogs with loose skin around the head and neck, long muzzles, hanging ears and jowls. Their deeply sunken eyes and jowly face give them …

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Bluetick Coonhound

Quick Facts Weight: 21 – 27 inches Height: 45 – 80 pounds The Look of a Bluetick Coonhound Bluetick Coonhounds have lean, medium-sized frames covered in short, dense coats that have a distinctive mottled coloring (black and white spots with a dark blue effect). The heads—usually black—have round eyes, thin hanging ears and square muzzles. …

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Border Terrier

Quick Facts Weight: 11 – 16 pounds (4.99 – 7.26 kg) Height: 9 – 10 inches (22.86 – 25.40 cm) The Look of a Border Terrier Border Terriers have small, sturdy frames covered in harsh wiry coats. Their otter-like heads have short muzzles, V-shaped ears that hang close to the cheek, and a pair of …

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