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.
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
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.
If your dogs ears are long or floppy, chances are their ears are more likely to harbor bacteria or parasites. Here are a few of the dog breeds most prone to ear infections.
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.
Big dogs are great, but 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 most places in an average handbag.
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.
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…
The Pomsky is a designer breed of dog that is a hybrid of the Pomeranian and the Siberian Husky and is one of the most popular breeds of 2017. Here’s what you should know.
The mythical Greek gods had plenty of mythical powers that helped them rule over mortals. Do those godlike abilities live on in our dogs?
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.
Ever wonder why a Chow Chow has a blue tongue, or why Pugs have wrinkly foreheads? These legends explain dog breeds’ unique traits.
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.
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.
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.
Almost a dozen dogs who are no longer in existence in purebred form, including the Turnspit, African Hairless, White English Terrier, and seven others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.