Whether you refer to it as a sausage dog, Weiner dog, Dottie or Doxie, it is a very distinct breed, to say the least. Although it has a unique build similar to that of America’s favorite ballpark concession, its fearlessness, brassy attitude, and “big dog” bark are proof that this pup is no weenie. In this episode of Animal Facts we’re taking a closer look at America’s favorite “hot dog” (bun, I mean pun intended)— the Dachshund.Read more
If Frozen’s Elsa had a dog, it would be the Siberian Husky. With its stunning beauty, intelligence, strong-willed and independent nature—not to mention the fact that it’s built for extreme cold —it is the perfect companion for an ice queen (pun intended). But if you’re thinking of getting one as your first furbaby, we have one piece of advice…“let it go.” In this episode of Animal Facts, we’re taking a closer look at the most popular polar pup in the U.S.—the Siberian Husky.Read more
They are the fourth most popular dog breed in America and for good reason: they’re super-sweet, highly intelligent, naturally athletic, gentle with kids, and to top it all off…they look like living sunshine. In this episode, we’ll take a closer look at the dog that can arguably be called friendliest of “man’s best friends” and a “dog’s dog”—the Golden Retriever.Read more
What do you call a dog that looks like a fox, cleans itself like a cat, and squeals like a teenage girl? Well, you could call it confused, among other things, but since ancient times this interspecies mash-up has been called the Shiba Inu. In this edition of Animal Facts, we will break down the basics of this multifaceted and mysterious canine from the East.Read more
Is your dog anxious? Nervous? Hyper? Or dare we ask—neurotic?
Well, if your “best friend furever” reminds you of a character from “Seinfeld,” he or she just might be one of the canines on our list of the most high-strung dog breeds. Check out our list to see if your best friend is an Elaine, George, Kramer, or Jerry.
American Pit Bull Terriers, and so-called Bully Breeds all around are perhaps the most misunderstood of all dogs. They have been vilified in the media, glorified by those who dare to defend their honor, and are the subjects of tall tales and urban legends. Well, we want to dispel the myths and cut through the “bull” with our list of lies and damn lies about Pit Bulls…Keep watching if you can handle the truth!Read more
These two scent hounds are quite similar in color and markings, and they are both very popular AKC breeds. But you want to know more than who can win a popularity contest, don’t you? Let’s take a closer look at the Beagle and the Basset Hound and decide which may be the better pet for you…Snoopy or Droopy?Read more
10 Dogs with the Worst Farts – Gassy Dog BreedsRead more
So, you love dogs, but not cleaning up ginormous amounts of dog hair. If you’re looking for a small canine companion that won’t coat your sofa or trigger your allergies, keep reading. From small dogs that don’t shed at all, to those that shed minimally, here are 10 small breeds that don’t require buying stock in lint rollers or antihistamines.Read more
For those of us who prefer a dog you can take anywhere, a small dog is the perfect sidekick. But a small, companion dog doesn’t necessarily mean “lap dog.” If you want a dog you can take anywhere who will play with you when you get there, then our list of the ten most playful small dog breeds is for you.Read more