The Japanese Akita is not a suitable dog as a normal family pet. It was originally bred in the Akita Prefecture in Japan, as a hunting dog, for deer, wild boar and even bears. For this purpose, it required to be a large, strong dog with confident, dominant tendencies and an independent nature.
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Sporting Breed dogs love to be with humans. These dogs were bred to hunt. They were also bred to follow your commands and give humans their unrelenting attention. These people-oriented dogs have a lot in common.
Do you know Snoopy, coined as the world’s famous beagle? The cartoon character Snoopy became so popular among kids and even among adults.
When you’re looking for a new addition to your family that is loyal and energetic, the Parson Russell Terrier, also known as the Jack Russell Terrier, is the perfect pet to consider.
Chewing is a common problem in all dogs. Your Maltese is chewing because he may be bored, lonely or stressed. If you have a Maltese puppy that chews, he could be teething.
Keeping your golden retriever healthy can also mean keeping his immune system in good condition. This helps him fend off diseases easily and prevent him from being sick at some point of his life. There are many ways to improve the immune system of our dogs.
This breed dates back to ancient history for Pharaohs rated Greyhounds first amongst all animals, both as pets and hunters. Paintings of dogs similar to today’s Greyhound existed over 4,000 years ago.
We have been taking glimpses into wild wolf society to help us understand dog instinctive behavior (both good and bad) that we observe in our pets. We find fascinating organization and rigid structure in wild wolf society, with swift, consistent, fair discipline and clearly drawn lines of leadership, support, and boundaries.
Sometimes called a Pomchi or even a Chiranian, the Chihuahua Pomeranian mix is not a breed itself, but is a mixture of a Pomeranian and a Chihuahua. Mixing these two breeds can make for a pretty darn cute little dog!
Boston Terriers are the top dog breed in many different respects. Bostons–or BTs–as many Boston owners often refer to them, are considered on-top for a variety of reasons.