Top 5 Service Dog Breeds for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Top 5 Service Dog Breeds for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A 2013 study suggests that 1 in 45 children aged 3-17 have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and in 2014 the US Center for Disease Control estimated that 3.5 million Americans live with an ASD. Most likely due to better diagnosis techniques, the prevalence of ASD in US children increased nearly 120 percent over the 10-year span from 2000 to 2010. And, as always, man has turned to his best friend for assistance and the dog has unique qualities that make him great for new his role.

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Pomsky Dogs 101 The Adorable Pomeranian Husky Mix #pomsky

Pomsky Dogs 101 The Adorable Pomeranian Husky Mix #pomsky

One of the more recent additions to the designer dog world, the Pomsky, a.k.a. the Pomeranian Husky is a result of crossing a Siberian Husky and a Pomeranian. And, he is gaining rapid popularity across North America and Europe. A Pomsky puppy is perhaps one of the most dangerous things a dog lover could ever lay eyes upon. Simply because of the fact they are so stinkin’ cute. This relatively new breed tends to be of the fluffy, cuddly variety, but there’s a lot of variation in these pups, as well.

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Lose Weight Fast While Walking Your Dog #dog #workout

Lose Weight Fast While Walking Your Dog #dog #FitLife #Fitness

Have a little extra padding in the middle? Don’t we all? If you have a dog, you have a workout partner that will never skip out on you. You can Lose Weight Fast While Walking Your Dog. A survey of dog owners, conducted at the University of Western Australia and published in Health Promotion Journal of Australia in August 2008, revealed that dogs are great motivators for walking because they:

Provide a strong motivation to maintain a program
Are good walking companions
Provide good social support when exercising

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Designer Dogs 101: Maltipoo Cutest Designer Dog Mix Facts Maltese Poodle Mix - Animal Facts

Maltipoo Designer Dogs 101 Fun Facts Maltese Poodle Mix #maltipoo

Often called “the cutest dog ever”, the Maltipoo is an affectionate designer dog. A mix of a Poodle and a Maltese, he is friendly and outgoing, believing that everyone he meets is his best friend. People can’t resist his soft coat and spunky attitude. A Maltipoo is a gorgeous dog for anyone who wants a fun and friendly companion. And, he’s great for those living in an apartment or a condo

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Designer Dogs 101: Cockapoo - First Designer Dog Cocker Spaniel Poodle Mix - Animal Facts

Designer Dogs 101: Cockapoo – First Designer Dog Cocker Spaniel Poodle Mix – Animal Facts

An adorable small dog with the personality of a clown, the Cockapoo is the first of the “designer dogs”, dating back to the 1960s. Completely people-oriented, the Cockapoo is intelligent enough to train easily, hardly sheds, and is so affectionate that you’ll never feel alone. He’s happy running around an agility course, showing off his tricks to company, being petted as a therapy dog, or just hanging out on your lap, which is his, by the way. Hi, welcome to Animal Facts. Here are 10 fun facts about the utterly adorable, trail-blazer among hybrid dogs, the Cockapoo,

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Designer Dogs 101: Chorkie Dogs 10 Chihuahua Yorkie Mix Facts Popular Designer Breeds - Animal Facts

Chorkie Dogs 101 Chihuahua Yorkie Mix Facts #chorkie #dog

Chorkies are without a doubt one of the cutest designer dog breeds available to the modern dog fancier. A relatively new breed created in the early 1990s, a Chorkie is the result of crossing a Yorkshire Terrier and a Chihuahua. Sometimes referred to as a Chia-Yorkie, Yorkie-Chi, or Yorkiehuahua, he is a high-energy dog between 8 -10 pounds with a confidence and self-assuredness of a dog ten times his size.

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