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Havanese Dogs – A Quick List of Health Problems With This Breed

Already formally recognized by the Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club, Havanese dogs belong to a breed that makes for excellent companion dogs. The Havanese, in case you didn’t know, is the national dog of Cuba. A Havanese dog is very smart, eager to...

Choosing a Dog Breed: Medium Sized Dogs

You are looking for the perfect dog. A Chihuahua is too small and a Great Dane is far too big. Something in between a chipmunk and a polar bear would be fine. What are the best medium sized dog breeds? It is a good idea to research the different dog breeds before you...

Which Dog Breed Is Most Likely to Bite?

We all know the saying that dog is man’s best friend. Many are loyal, devout companions. Many however; don’t act as a best friend would behave. Sometimes without any warning at all, a dog can turn on you, or any beloved family member or friend. Dog bites...

Yorktese Dog Breed

Dog Breed Name: Yorktese, Morkie, Yorkteses, Morkies, Yorkie & Maltese mix, Yorkshire Terrier and Maltese HybridDescription: Wonderful toy breed that makes a perfect lap dog. Loves to sit in your lap, run around the house or yard. Will sleep in your bed. Great for...

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier – The Teddy Bear Lives

If you are not familiar with this breed, you are in for a treat. When first meeting a Wheaten you are struck by the beautiful coloring of its coat, hence its name, contrasted with dark penetrating eyes, black lips and a large black nose. These terriers are...

Brazilian Mastiffs – Is This The Right Dog Breed For You?

The Brazilian Mastiff is believed to have originated from the English Mastiff. Over the last couple of a hundred years there have been many varied dog breeds and mixed dogs breeding with the Fila to create the breed we know today. Yet a Portuguese herding dog known as...

Choosing The Right Dog Breed

There are a number of things to consider when looking for a dog. First, spend some time researching different breeds that are available, and get to know the breed characteristics and requirements so that you can find a dog that fits your lifestyle. This is a really...

White Shaker Dog Syndrome in Maltese Terriers

Have you ever heard of White Dog Shaker Syndrome? I didn't until recently either … It's official scientific name is idiopathic cerebellitis. I stumbled upon a site that talked vaguely about this phenomenon with small white dogs, which includes the...

Choosing a Dog Breed: More Small Dogs and Mixed-Breeds

I love old movies with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. In 'Shall We Dance', Fred and Ginger are sailing across the Atlantic on the Queen Anne. Ginger stops at the ship's busy kennel and takes out her dog. While Fred, Ginger and her dog walk back and forth...

A Basic Look At Dog Breed Types By FCI

There’s something wonderful about getting a new puppy, or adopting an older one from the pound. A dog’s love is a great thing to behold. Beyond the domestic options you see often, there are certain breeds that are bred specifically for show, and...