Dog Breeds

  • 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! […]

  • The top 20 dogs that need lots of exercise

    The top 20 dogs that need lots of exercise

    Let us be clear: All dogs need exercise, but some need more than others. Here are 20 dogs that thrive when they’re given plenty of exercise. Dogs that don’t get enough exercise are prone to hyperactivity, rampant chewing, or, on the other end of the scale, obesity and the health problems that go with it. […]

  • The top 25 dog breeds and mixes on DogTime.com

    The top 25 dog breeds and mixes on DogTime.com

    With thousands of daily visitors to our Dog Breed Center, we took a look at what breeds and mixes are queried the most. Here are the 25 most-searched dog breeds and mixes since the start of 2012. Are there any favorites that didn’t make the top 25 cut? Tell us in the Comments section! 1. […]

  • The AKC’s top dog breeds of 2011

    The AKC’s top dog breeds of 2011

    The American Kennel Club announced the top dog breeds of 2011 according to registration statistics yesterday. According to the report, the Labrador Retriever held the top slot for the 21st consecutive year, but other breeds, such as the Beagle and Rottweiler, made significant gains. Here are the top 10: 1. Labrador Retriever (*1) 2. German […]

  • Problems common to purebred dogs

    Problems common to purebred dogs

    This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Nothing is cuter in this world than a puppy, especially one from impeccable lineage. But as many a princess has learned throughout history, keeping it in the family does not always end happily. Purebred dogs frequently suffer from the effects of inbreeding; and while purebred dogs and puppies are much-coveted […]

  • Meet the top 5 American dog breeds…and 19 of their diseases

    Meet the top 5 American dog breeds…and 19 of their diseases

    This editorial courtesy of Dr. Patty Khuly, PetMD.com. At the risk of sounding like one of those pure breed hating veterinarians who would like nothing better than to eliminate all purebreds on the basis of their genetic diseases (I’ve been accused of this many a time), I bring you this topic: five top dog breeds […]

  • Hotel for Dogs: Exclusive preview

    Hotel for Dogs: Exclusive preview

    Get a sneak peek at the Hotel for Dogs before it's released!

  • Brittany Dog Names

    Brittany Dog Names

    Do you have a favorite Brittany dog name? Post a comment and add it to our list!

  • Finding a good dog breeder

    Finding a good dog breeder

    Before you get your puppy - finding a good dog breeder

  • Dog diet tips

    Dog diet tips

    Prevent your fit dog from becoming a fat dog.

  • Why I chose a purebred

    Why I chose a purebred

    I love all dogs, mutts and purebreds. We had an Old English Sheepdog and a pair of German Shepherds when I was growing up, but we also had a nondescript brown dog that someone dumped on the road outside our home in the Oklahoma countryside, as well as a Schnoodle named Max, who was spoiled […]

  • Why I chose a mutt

    Why I chose a mutt

    I grew up with a breathtakingly beautiful German Shepherd, so I always thought I’d get a purebred myself. But when it came time to getting my own dog, I didn’t have much money. I decided to look for my dog at a local shelter, and fell head over heels in love with a fluffy gray […]

  • Most popular breeds of 2007

    Most popular breeds of 2007

    1. Labrador Retriever2. Yorkshire Terrier3. German Shepherd Dog4. Golden Retriever5. Beagle6. Boxer7. Dachshund8. Poodle9. Shih Tzu10. Bulldog The Labrador Retriever took the number one spot among the breeds top registered by the American Kennel Club (AKC) last year–again, for the 17th year in a row. The pocket-size Yorkshire Terrier clung to number two for the […]

  • The Obama Dog Page

    The Obama Dog Page

    Major issues await President-elect Barack Obama when he moves into the White House on January 20, 2009. But right now, to his daughters Sasha and Malia at least, nothing is as important as adopting the puppy he famously promised them if he won the election. It turns out the White House is not the only […]

  • Send a holiday eCard starring your dog or cat!

    Send a holiday eCard starring your dog or cat!

    Make your dog or cat a star by sending out a free holiday ecard. It can be done in minutes — simply upload a photo, select an outfit, and add a barking rendition of your favorite holiday carol. Email it out to friends and family to let them know you’re thinking about them this holiday […]

  • Funny (but real) dog breeds

    Funny (but real) dog breeds

    With more than 150 dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, there are bound to be a few names stand-out from: Here are nine of the humorous ones.