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
Nothing says “Southern,” like fried chicken and biscuits, sweet tea, or a honey-dipped, “Bless your heart.” …Well, nothing except a faithful hunting dog that will relentlessly track game not only on the ground, but up a tree. These expert tracking dogs are called coonhounds, named after the most prolific of all tree climbing animals, the raccoon. Here are our picks for the top coonhound breeds to take you “over the river and through the woods.”Read more
From the Roman Molossian to Sergeant Stubby to Conan the Belgian Malinois that helped US forces take out ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, let’s look at how dogs have changed the face of war.
Dogs have certain attributes and physiological traits that make them more than suitable for certain jobs. Intelligence is the most important trait that any working dog must possess. Add affection, loyalty and empathy to the mix and you’ve got the makings of a great therapy or service dog. But when those virtues are combined with alertness, courage and tenacity, you get one of the canine elite, a military or “war dog”—a dog that is in the service.Read more
Velcro dogs. Gotta love ‘em, even though they can invade our personal space and make it hard for us to get around, especially if they’re a medium or large breed. If you love being close to your pup but don’t want to be smothered by them, literally, then check out our list of the ten best small Velcro dog breeds.Read more
It’s a dog’s nature to be affectionate and loyal, but some breeds are wired to put more effort into protecting you and your property. They know it’s their duty to “protect and serve,” whether they’re at home or on the job. The following breeds are our picks for the ten best guard dogs —the real-life Paw Patrol.Read more
There are cat people…and there are dog people. But what happens when a dog person and a cat person who live in the same house can’t come to a decision on which pet to get? Well, they compromise and get the one that can sit on the fence and straddle it—a cat that acts like a dog.Read more
What would change If Dogs Took Over the World?
Dogs don’t ask for much. They just settle for being fed, walked, and loved. But what would the world be like if dogs made the rules? …Implemented social policies? …Laid down the law? What would change if dogs took over the world?