Dog Breeds Articles

The Yorkshire Terrier

A must read for those considering the Yorkshire Terrier breed. Learn about this popular breed including history, standards, temperament and more.

The Doberman Pinscher

The Doberman Pinscher is instinctively alert, loyal, loving, and has a watchful temperament. He is naturally protective of those he loves, and uses his keen intelligence to weigh various situations. Unless neglected and bored, the Doberman is a quiet dog. Usually when there is barking, there is a good reason to check out the source of the dog’s concern.

The Wire Hair Fox Terrier

The Wire Hair Fox Terrier is an exuberant breed full of life. Learn more about this happy-go-lucky breed in detail through a member owning the breed.

The Chihuahua

Travel through the mysterious past of the Chihuahua to find more about the popular breed loved by so many today.

Thinking Of Getting a Lhasa Apso Dog?

Information on the Lhasa Apso breed.

The Pekingese

The Pekingese breed is often refered to as the “lion dog” The Pekingese originated in China very long ago in the first century A.D.

The Bulldog

No one could ever complete the sentence “I like a Bulldog best because…..” in twenty-five words or less – the advantages of this breed are far too many. It is a combination of formidable exterior and Victorian sentimentality which makes the “sourmug” so appealing.

The Border Collie

One of the top stars in any agility or flyball competition, the Border is full of energy and loves to compete and please.

The Rhodesian Ridgeback

True to it’s African roots, this profile of the Ridgie gets back to basics by giving an explanation of the breed by using a story, a practice that African Tribes use.

The Boxer

Loving, loyal and plain silly at times! The Boxer is a breed that grabs attention with its looks and personality.

The Golden Retriever

This wavy coated breed is the youngest of the retriever and continues to be one of the most popular breeds for families and fanciers.

Afghan Hound Breed

With roots dating to the Egyptian Pharaohs, the Afghan Hound is an ancient breed derived from the group of Middle Eastern sighthounds. Afghan Hounds development is the result of its use of being a coursing hound capable of providing hare and gazelle meat.

Mange in Dogs, Cats and Other Pets

Mange is a serious and sometimes untreatable condition that affects many pets. Mange can come in two distinct forms, Demodectic and Sarcoptic. The article below offers common causes and background information on both types of mange.