Dog Breeds

  • 10 Huge Dog Breeds That Just Give You More To Love

    10 Huge Dog Breeds That Just Give You More To Love

    Their size makes these mostly gentle giants crave the open space of the good old outdoors. But a bigger dog gives a bigger hug. Here are some of the breeds that tower over the rest.

  • 5 Dog Breeds That Have Mythical Godlike Superpowers

    5 Dog Breeds That Have Mythical Godlike Superpowers

    The mythical Greek gods had plenty of mythical powers that helped them rule over mortals. Do those godlike abilities live on in our dogs?

  • 7 Dog Friendly Dog Breeds

    7 Dog Friendly Dog Breeds

    All dogs need socialization to make sure they are friendly to other dogs, but these breeds are some of the most naturally prone to making friends with other pups.

  • Mythical And Legendary Origins Of Dog Breed Traits

    Mythical And Legendary Origins Of Dog Breed Traits

    Ever wonder why a Chow Chow has a blue tongue, or why Pugs have wrinkly foreheads? These legends explain dog breeds' unique traits.

  • Hypoallergenic Dogs: Best Breeds For Allergy Sufferers

    Hypoallergenic Dogs: Best Breeds For Allergy Sufferers

    Some people love dogs, but allergies have them sneezing, wheezing, and itching every time they pet a pooch. Here are a few of the best hypoallergenic dog breeds to reduce allergies.

  • 29 Dog Breeds That Will Fit in Your Apartment

    29 Dog Breeds That Will Fit in Your Apartment

    When it comes to apartment pets, size does matter. Giant paws and long legs don’t always mix well with tiny living spaces. However, the size of your dog isn’t the only thing...

  • 10 Tiny Dog Breeds That Prove Big Things Come In Small Packages

    10 Tiny Dog Breeds That Prove Big Things Come In Small Packages

    Little dogs have lots of advantages. They tend to live longer, they can be scooped up and held like teddy bears, and you can sneak them into movie theaters!

  • 8 Dog Breeds That Perfectly Represent Disney Characters

    8 Dog Breeds That Perfectly Represent Disney Characters

    Just for fun, eight characters from Disney movies whose attitudes and physical characteristics most closely match those of a particular dog breed — read our reasoning.

  • Top 10 most popular dogs of 2014

    Top 10 most popular dogs of 2014

    A small dog is once again the most popular canine on DogTime.com for the year — take a look at our 2014 list and see what other dogs got the most traffic.

  • Top 10 dog breeds with the shortest lifespan

    Top 10 dog breeds with the shortest lifespan

    Does size and weight affect a dog’s lifespan? Here are 10 dogs who live the least amount of time, according to data taken from the DogTime Breed Center.

  • Ten notable extinct dog breeds

    Ten notable extinct dog breeds

    Almost a dozen dogs who are no longer in existence in purebred form, including the Turnspit, African Hairless, White English Terrier, and seven others.

  • Ten one-of-a-kind canines

    Ten one-of-a-kind canines

    The Labrador, Pug, and Pit Bull are familiar breeds in America, but take a look at these 10 unique and rare canines — some of which only exist in the hundreds worldwide.

  • Top 10 most popular dogs of 2013

    Top 10 most popular dogs of 2013

    What do the Labrador Retriever, Shih Tzu, and Cockapoo all have in common? They’re three of the 10 most-searched mixed and pure-bred dogs on DogTime.com in 2013.

  • What dog breeds do the most digging?

    What dog breeds do the most digging?

    Dogs dig for several reasons, including retrieving prey and foraging for food; find out which breeds are the most likely to dig, and how to curb this behavior.

  • The 10 dog breeds with the best sense of smell

    The 10 dog breeds with the best sense of smell

    With hundreds of millions of olfactory receptors, dogs make excellent hunters and trackers, but which breeds have the best sense of smell? We list the top dogs.

  • A wolf is not a dog is not a wolf

    A wolf is not a dog is not a wolf

    Wolves and dogs share common ancestors, but they shouldn’t be treated accordingly; a look at how dog training is more effective than constantly asserting “boss” authority.

  • The 10 most popular mixed-breed dogs

    The 10 most popular mixed-breed dogs

    The DogTime Breed Center is one of the most searched areas of DogTime.com. In addition to purebreds, we also cover Mutts and various popular mixes, but which ones are the most popular? Here are the top 10 most-searched dog mixes on DogTime.com in 2013 (so far): 1. Cockapoo: A cross of Cocker Spaniel and Poodle, […]

  • Top 10 most popular dogs of 2012

    Top 10 most popular dogs of 2012

    We crunched the numbers, and here are the top 10 most-viewed dogs in the DogTime.com Breed Center in 2012 — pure breeds and mixes; is your pooch on the list?

  • Top 16 friendly dogs

    Top 16 friendly dogs

    Some dogs are incredibly friendly, others are aloof and suspicious. Here are 16 dogs that were rated the highest — five stars — for All-around friendliness in the DogTime.com Dog Breed Center. The ranking was based on four sub-categories: affectionate with family, dog friendly, friendly toward strangers, and kid friendliness. 1. Bichon Frise 2. Bull […]

  • Top 11 drooling dogs

    Top 11 drooling dogs

    One of a dog’s most distinctive characteristics is drooling. Dogs drool for a variety of reasons, including stress, but here are 11 pooches — in alphabetical order — whose salivary glands always seem to be set for maximum flow. Are there any types that we are missing? Let us know in the Comments section below! […]

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