Category Archives for Breeds & Health

Excessive Thirst in Dogs: 9 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Stop Drinking

Unlike cats, who regularly fail to drink enough water, most dogs readily drink enough water to remain healthy. However, some dogs occasionally try to drink excessive amounts of water, which can signal

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Golden Retriever Vs German Shepherd: Which Breed is Best?

While the Labrador Retriever has been the most popular dog breed in the United States for 28 years, the German Shepherd has been holding steady in 2nd place, and the Golden Retriever remains the third-most-popular

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The 15 Biggest Dogs in the World

Are you curious about what’s considered the biggest dog in the world? There are certainly many huge dog breeds in the running. Because of this, it’s difficult to really pinpoint one specific

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Bernedoodle: The Ultimate Fun-Loving Companion?

Are you looking for a dog who was bred specifically to be a fun-loving companion? While most purebred dogs were bred for a working purpose, Bernedoodles were bred simply to be energetic family dogs who

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The Friendly Goldador: All About the Golden Retriever Lab Mix

Labrador Retrievers have been the most popular dog breed in the United States for nearly 30 years, and Golden Retrievers are consistently the third-most-popular dog breed, so it’s only natural that a

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Red Nose Pitbull: Breed Facts, History and Differences

What do you think about when you hear the name Red Nose Pitbull? Ruthless killer or friendly family dog? You may be surprised to know that Red Nose Pitbulls are actually really good with children as long

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13 Fantastic Ways Dogs Can Improve Your Health

Over the last couple of decades, researchers have accumulated a mountain of data, demonstrating what dog lovers have long known: The ways dogs can improve your physical and mental well-being are plentiful. These

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Blue Nose Pitbull: A Beautiful Dog with a Mixed Reputation

The Blue Nose Pitbull is a beautiful dog with a mixed reputation. Is the Blue Nose Pitbull a ruthless killer or a friendly family pet? Despite any fears you may have, a well-bred and well-socialized Blue

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Deworming Puppies: What to Expect After, How and When

Updated March 1, 2019 Most dogs probably have a few parasites floating around in their digestive tracts, but the immune systems of adult dogs are typically able to keep the invaders in check. Puppies,

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Goldendoodle: Is The Groodle a Good Fit for Your Family?

Are you thinking about getting a Goldendoodle? They can be great family dogs, but they aren’t for everybody. We want to give you as much information as possible about this increasingly popular dog breed

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11 Reasons Why Your Dog Won’t Eat (and What To Do About It)

Most dogs are total chowhounds – so it’s concerning when your dog won’t eat. Though some dogs are habitual picky eaters, unusual anorexia in dogs is a cause for concern. Your first stop if your

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12 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy

Updated February 25, 2019 A lot of new dog owners are surprised at how quickly they fall in love with their new pet. And while this is a wonderful feeling, there is a flip side to that coin: Because you

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Shiloh Shepherd: Are Shilohs the Ultimate Family Dog?

The Shiloh Shepherd is a relatively rare breed, whose history only goes back a few decades. They descend from and are similar to German shepherds in many ways – but they also exhibit several key differences. Many

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Silver Lab: All About The Unusual Coat of This Labrador Retriever

The Silver Lab is quite unusual, but Labrador retrievers are very popular dogs. In fact, they’re not only the most popular breed in the United States (according to the American Kennel Club), a large

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White German Shepherd: Are They Different From Other GSDs?

The German shepherd is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. In fact, according to the American Kennel Club (AKC), they’re the second most popular breed in the United States. One of the reasons

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German Shorthaired Pointer: A Complete Guide to the GSP Dog

In many ways, the German shorthaired pointer is the quintessential sporting dog, as they excel in just about every hunting context imaginable. However, while they’re certainly popular among sportsmen

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Neapolitan Mastiff: Size, Temperament, Pictures

If you are a big dog lover, chances are, you’re already familiar with the Neapolitan Mastiff. One of the largest breeds in the world, these big dogs are quite popular among the big-dog crowd and they

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Is Melatonin Safe for Dogs?

Updated: February 8, 2019 Melatonin for dogs. Can you give dogs melatonin? Is melatonin safe for dogs? A lot of owners like to give their dog melatonin to treat a variety of different ailments. Melatonin

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Dogo Argentino: Important Breed Facts and Temperament

Also known as the Argentinian Mastiff, the Dogo Argentino is a large, brave and muscular breed. A capable hunter and guardian, the Dogo is often expected to work for a living, although some people also

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Cane Corso Breed Facts You Didn’t Know

The Cane Corso is a big and beautiful dog breed that immediately turns heads and commands attention. One of the largest and most protective breeds in the world, Cane Corsos are physically impressive and

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