The name dachshund is of German origin and literally means “badger dog”. Because of their long bodies, Dachshunds are often called wiener dogs or sausage dogs.
The Affenpinscher is a terrier-like toy pinscher with a lot of energy and curiosity. They are playful, fun-loving, and adventurous, and stubborn.
Despite his huge size, the Irish Wolfhound has a sweet, calm nature, is sensitive and patient and very easy going.
The sweet and gentle Labrador Retriever, commonly called the “lab”, is considered to be the most popular breed of dog in the United States.
The Boxer is a family dog if ever there is one. He takes his “pack” status as protector and companion extremely seriously. Read all about the Boxer…
Who would believe that this speedster of the dog world is commonly called a “couch potato”?
Affectionate, assertive, highly intelligent, devoted and active. The small breed dog that doesn’t act like one!
German Shepherds are one of the most beautiful breeds of dogs. Before you adopt one and take him home, there is much you can learn about this wonderful animal.
The Husky garnered a large following in the 1920’s during the Diphtheria epidemic in Alaska. The dogs were used to bring in essential medical supplies to the sick.
Over the ages, the Pug has been called by many names – Lo-Chiang-Sze, the Lion Dog, Foo, and others.
The four breeds most commonly called Mastiffs are the English Mastiff, the Neapolitan Mastiff, the Bull Mastiff and the Tibetan Mastiff.
Sometimes mistakenly called the Pom-a-Nauze, the Schnauzeranian is a mixed breed dog born of the Miniature Schnauzer and the Pomeranian.
Pit bulls are a very misunderstood breed, but moving past the myths and broad-stroked assumptions will reveal a breed capable of being one of the most gentle, loving, and intelligent out there.
Which dog breeds are best for apartment living? Some dogs do better in apartments than others.
Yorkshire Terrier Puppies, or Yorkies as they are commonly called are excellent companion dogs that are well-known for their small size and perky personalities.