Bulldog

AKC Breed Group: Non-sporting Other Registries: ANKC (Non Sporting); CKC (Non-Sporting); FCI (Molossoid); KC (Utility); UKC (Companion)   Bulldog Overview Descended from the Asiatic mastiff, the Bulldog was developed in Great Britain. This breed was bred to participate in the blood sport of bull baiting. The dog was …

Brussels Griffon

AKC Breed Group: Toys Other Registries: ANKC (Toys); CKC (Toys); FCI (Companion and Toy); KC (Toy); UKC (Companion)   Brussels Griffon Overview Named for their city of origin, Brussels in Belguim, the Brussels Griffon  may refer to three different breeds, the Griffon Bruxellois, the Griffon Belge and the Petit Brabançon. …

Brittany Spaniel

Breed: Brittany Spaniel AKC Breed Group: Sporting     Brittany Spaniel Overview This is an extremely intelligent dog breed that excels at hunting sports. The Brittany is gentle, obedient and very keen to please. They are alert, lively and independent dogs with a lovely nature. This dog breed is …

Briard

AKC Breed Group: Herding Other Registries: ANKC (Working); CKC (Herding); FCI (Sheepdogs); KC (Pastoral); UKC (Herding)   Briard Overview This dog breed was originally used to guard and herd sheep. The Briard has been owned by historical figures such as Napoleon, Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette and Charlemagne. This breed …

Incident Shows Why You Should Never Pet A Service Dog

An recent incident shows why you should never pet a service dog. Knowing about the amazing things service dogs do for their humans, strangers can’t help but give them a loving pats on the head for the amazing jobs they do. It may be tempting to stroke a …

Planning To Buy A Puppy On The Internet? Beware Of Scammers!

Are you planning to purchase a puppy on the internet? Here are a few things to think about before buying that dog on the Internet. According to the Better Business Bureau, aside from reputable breeders, there is widespread fraud involving the sale of purebred puppies and pets for …

Chinese Dog Owners Spend Big Bucks On Funeral Services For Dogs

Amid the dog cruelty issues in China, there are dog owners who absolutely love their dogs. Some Chinese dog owners spend big bucks on funeral services for their dogs. One of those dog owners is Beijing resident Peter Long. Peter had to put his dog Bela done after …

How Did The Poodle Become The Canine Symbol For Sexiness?

Have you ever wondered how the Poodle became the canine symbol for sexiness? Just a few years ago,a hilarious Subaru commercial featured a family of dogs driving down a street. The family was composed of a Golden Retriever dad, a Labrador Retriever mom sitting in the passenger seat, and …

Vet Ranch Saves Pregnant Dog Scheduled To Be Euthanized

In this another amazing video, Vet Ranch has saved a pregnant dog who was scheduled to be euthanized. Sometimes shelters put pregnant dogs to sleep because they are at maximum capacity. It’s a sad reality that happens in several shelters around the world. Holly was among the dogs …

Dog Born Without Front Legs Gains Celebrity Status In Peru

A dog born without front legs has achieved celebrity status in a small town in Peru. Estrella, a one-and-a-half-year-old dog, was adopted by the owners of an animal shelter after she was found abandoned in the street at 6 months-old. The shelter is located in Tinga Maria run …

Hope For Paws Rescues Scared Poodle Dog From Underneath A House

Another day, another dog to save! In this video, Hope for Paws rescues a scared Poodle dog from underneath a house. Eldad Hagar and Lisa Chiarelli received a call from Chynna Arias about a stray Poodle who had been living in their neighborhood for five months. The poor …