Why are the dumbest dog breeds considered “dumb”? Are the canines we refer to as the dumbest dogs just the ones who are harder for humans to train?
In 1971, Pennsylvania native David Leavitt set out to create an English Bulldog in the traditional sense — less intense, more nimble and healthier. Crossing the Bulldog, American Pit Bull Terrier, Bullmastiff and the American Bulldog, Mr. Leavitt managed to create today’s Olde English Bulldogge.
The American Kennel Club, Canadian Kennel Club and United Kennel Club differ in the breeds they recognize and the dog sports they oversee.
North American breeders developed the Miniature American Shepherd from a group of small Australian Shepherds. So, do Mini American Shepherds shed? Why aren’t they called Miniature Australian Shepherds? Let’s learn about that and more here.
Mixing native Dingoes with Collies and other herding dogs, Australian George Elliott developed the Blue Heeler in 1840. They are also called Australian Heelers, Queensland Heelers and Australian Cattle Dogs.
Bold, saucy, alert and with a distinctive style of moving, the Miniature Pinscher is unique in the dog world. Here are seven fun facts about the Miniature Pinscher.
How long do Chihuahuas live? The Chihuahua lifespan is pretty long — as much as 17 years — but they have a tendency to develop health problems like hypoglycemia, joint ailments, eye infections and bronchitis. Also, the tops of their skulls never fully develop, leaving soft spots (“moleras”) that should be protected.
Are you someone who is looking to adopt a dog but also loves to travel? Traveling with your canine companion can be exciting, as long as you know the facts and have the right breed.
What is the American Bulldog Temperament? American Bulldogs are friendly, happy lovable dogs with an assertiveness and confidence that never gets out of control. Though initially stubborn in training, they soon respond to their masters’ commands and prove to be endlessly faithful companions.