Dog Breeds

6 Best Loyal, Hardworking Farm Dog Breeds

From guarding livestock to herding other farm animals, dogs have played an integral role helping farmers maintain order and protecting livestock from predators. But not all dog breeds were meant for the rigors of the rural life. Here are the six best farm dog breeds that enjoy life in the country.

by Jean Andrei
May 20th

Top 32 Small Dogs Who Make Good Apartment Dogs

Are you wondering what the best small dog breeds for an apartment are? Since small dogs take up less space, many apartment dwellers prefer the smaller dog breeds. Here are 32 small dogs who make great companions for those who live in apartments or condos

by dogtime
April 23rd

7 Of The Most Stubborn, Challenging-To-Train Dog Breeds

There are some stubborn dog breeds who might just test the limits of your patience while you’re trying to train them. And it’s not because these specific dog breeds are slow or obtuse. Nope. In fact, quite the contrary–these dog breeds are highly intelligent.

by Jean Andrei
April 17th

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.

by Mike Clark
December 3rd, 2015

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.

by DogTime
December 17th, 2014

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.

by dogtime
August 26th, 2014

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.

by Nina Stively
May 30th, 2014

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.

by DogTime
December 24th, 2013

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.

by Colleen Dougherty
December 6th, 2013

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.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
November 18th, 2013

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.

by Nina Stively
October 23rd, 2013
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