Category Archives for Large Dog Breeds

What to Expect After Deworming a Puppy

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 This Unusual 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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Alaskan Malamute: Dog Breed Information and Pictures

Several sled-pulling breeds have become popular pets. Siberian huskies, for example, are the 12th most common breed, according to the American Kennel Club (AKC). But for some families, another sled dog

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Komondor: Important Breed Information and Pictures

The Komondor is a great breed for those who want a dog that is a little different from the myriad lab and shepherd mixes running around at the local dog park. Komondorok are certainly unique-looking dogs,

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18 Common Health Problems in Large Breed Dogs

As a dog owner, health problems are something you don’t want to think about. However, many health conditions are treatable, or at least manageable, if caught early enough, so it’s crucial that you’re

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Sheepadoodle: Understanding the Sheepdog Poodle Mix

Have you ever wanted a dog who’s not only playful, fun-loving and goofy, but intelligent and easy to train too? If so, you may want to consider the Sheepadoodle — a crossbred canine created by

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8 Best Family Protection Dogs: Capable and Courageous Canines

Some breeds clearly function better as family guard dogs than others. Few people would be intimidated by a Chihuahua, for example. Other dogs are simply too friendly to provide the kind of family protection

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Kangal Dog: All About This Protective Breed

Have you heard about the Kangal? Although the breed is relatively rare in the United States, they have been prized sheepdogs in Turkey for centuries and are likely descendants of Mastiff-type dogs shown

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Golden Retriever Husky Mix: Getting to Know the Goberian

Purebred dogs get a lot of attention, but there are a number of common mixed-breed dogs that also make great pets. The Golden Retriever Husky Mix (aka Goberian) is a great example. We’ll tell you everything

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Pitbull Husky Mix: Getting to Know the Pitsky

A lot of mixed-breed dogs make great pets, and the Pitsky – a cross between a Pit Bull and a Siberian Husky – is certainly one of the best examples. Adorably, friendly and affectionate, Pitskies are

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