Find it: The dog sport of nose work

Nose work courses teach humans and dogs to take several factors into account when searching by scent, such as air flow, proper leash handling, and reading a dog’s signals.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
November 4th, 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

Police officer rescues dog who had been missing for 2 years

A Phoenix, Ariz., police officer is being hailed a hero today after reuniting a family with their long lost dog.Buddy, a one-eyed black-and-white Pekingese mix, disappeared from Jessica Rowe’s home nearly two years ago. The little pup became spooked as a large storm blew into the area in May 2011. Buddy escaped Rowe’s home and […]

by DogTime Staff
March 5th, 2013

Top 21 dogs that shed the most

Almost all dogs shed, but here are 21 dogs — in alphabetical order — that shed the most according to the Dog Breed Center’s Health & Grooming Breed Characteristic (Amount of Shedding). If a dog mix or breed isn’t on this list, it doesn’t mean he does not shed.1. Akita2. Alaskan Malamute3. American Eskimo […]

by DogTime
July 12th, 2012

Pekingese is top dog at Westminster

More than 2,000 purebred dogs entered the ring at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, but only one of them would earn the coveted Best in Show title. Dogs from a whopping 185 breeds competed, but it was a perfect little Pekingese named Malachy that claimed victory this year.With his black-masked face, fluffy hair, […]

by DogTime
February 15th, 2012
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