There are a range of dogs for all kinds of dog lovers. Let’s face it, there are certain qualities and characteristics that will always be more appealing to some. So naturally, the more Muscular and robust breeds also have a separate fan base of their own. Prized for their determination, intelligence and generally sharp senses, these canines often find work in the police force, military dogs, as guard dogs or in search and rescue missions. Looking to get a Muscular Dog Breed home? Here’s a list that should help you make a more informed decision.
Retrievers originally served to retrieve game for hunters. Considering their primary purpose of retrieval, they need to have a soft mouth, that is, carry the game without biting into it. They are also characterized by their strength and agility and their easy trainability along with their desire to please their owner. There are six types of retriever breeds which are classified as below.
When it comes to maintaining a dog, the amount they shed is a point of consideration for the economic and/or labour requirements in keeping them as a pet. While there is no dog that is 100% hypoallergenic, there are quite a few that are on the lower end of the shedding spectrum. This means that they have significantly fewer grooming needs, which does make the life of a dog parent easier, not to mention it keeps the ‘dog smell’ away. If you are looking for dogs that are low-shedders, here is a list for you.
The Pomeranian and the Indian Spitz are both spitz type dogs, with the latter often being called the Indian Pomeranian, though they both are very different from each other. While both share some similarities, they have their own distinct qualities. If you are considering getting either one of them home, here is a comparison of both the breeds drawn out to help the decision-making process.
You know how some protagonists always have that really funny best friend in movies? Well, the happy and mischievous Affenpinscher does share some similarities with those characters. Belonging to the ‘toy dog’ breed, these pooches are also known as the ‘monkey terrier’. So if you plan to bring an Affenpinscher into your home, these are some important information that will help you be prepared for the addition of a new family member.
We totally understand if you find yourself going round in circles, wondering which of these 2 small dog breeds you should add to your family. Both the Pug and the Beagle are exceptionally popular and desirable, and quite rightly so. One is merry and fun-loving, while the clown of the canine world that certainly loves to show off. So how do you decide? Don’t worry! We’re here to help you stop yourself from pulling your hair. Read on to know the essential information about both these breeds so you have a better idea about the pooch that best fits your home.
Dogs are some of the most adorable pets one can have. While each breed has their own distinct personality, it is important to remember that there are no bad dogs, only bad owners. Each dog carries some aggressive tendencies in them, some more than others.
The aggressiveness generally manifests in front of strangers or other animals, usually in the form of barking, snapping, growling, showing teeth or doing a ‘muzzle punch’ to the person. Such behaviour can be eliminated or controlled, depending upon how it is treated.
Ever wished that you could share the blissful moments where you comfortably slouch your days away with, someone who can match your vibes? Lucky for you, there are a few four-legged friends out there who will happily accompany you in the game of being couch potatoes. So for the people out there looking for a dog that will not be physically demanding and share their penchant for laziness, here is a list of some low-energy dog breeds to consider.
Affectionate? Check! Adorable? Check! Fast and strong? Also check! While the Labrador and the Husky are 2 breeds that are supremely distinct, how desirable they are is something both these pooches share in common. Of course, there are a few more similarities about them, apart from the many distinctions. So if you find your fork on the road and unable to decide which breed would make a better fit to your home, fret not! We have drawn out a comparison to help in the decision-making process.
Dogs are generally friendly animals, but just like human beings, some more than others. Of course, that is understandable, given that throughout history, they have been companions to humans and have worked with and for them. If you are looking for a really friendly dog to bring home, we have compiled a list of some of the friendliest dogs out there.
We hope you don’t expect brownie points for guessing this one, but the American Staffordshire terrier is an American dog, as evidenced by its name. This particular breed of dog often goes by AmStaff too, as a nickname of sorts. One look at the AmStaff and you’ll realize why this pooch with an athletic body is regarded as a working dog. If you are looking to raise an AmStaff, you should be aware of the following things.
The Bolognese is a small and serene dog that will be more than happy to avoid pasta and the commercial Italian cuisine you think these mutts might be into. A lot can be said about the Bolognese Dog and how highly attached they can be to their owner. While it’s believed that these doggos are best suited for families or people who are newlyweds or retired, there’s a lot more to them. If you are looking to raise a Bolognese, you should be aware of the following things.
If we are to talk about the honourable breed of dogs, the Bernese Mountain Dog sure has to make the list. It is a Swiss working dog and needless to say, extremely attractive. They have a natural inclination to work and protect, a testament to their roots. They flourish when showered with human companionship and respond enthusiastically when challenged to learn new things. Its size belies how they can be great additions to many families.
If there is a dog out there that is stuck in the space between cute and intimidating, it is the Boston terrier. A fairly medium sized dog that is popular for its “tuxedo appearance” and is known as the “American Gentleman”. If you are thinking about bringing a Boston terrier into your house, here’s what you should know.
If you are looking for the dog version of baby Yoda, the Havanese dog is where your search ends. The dog is a thorough extrovert and is distinguished by its funny and bouncy manner of walking. This breed that belongs to the toy dog group is ideal to practice your hairstyling skills on. After all, they are the true epitomization of the term “fluff ball”. If you are looking to raise a Havanese dog, you should know the following things.
The name “Papillon” means “butterfly shaped” which is a reference to the outward flowy shape of the ears of this dog. There is nothing cuter than when this dog looks at you with its slight head tilt. Combine this tiny sized pooch with its endearing appearance, and it becomes hard to not consider getting one of the four-legged friends home. So if you are looking to raise a Papillon, you must keep the following things in mind.
If you have ever wanted to adopt a Tuffy, only rounder and fluffier, you need to look no further than the Bichon Frise. It is a small dog, or how most people call it, a toy dog. Definitely one of the most often depicted dogs in popular culture, here are the things you need to know when getting a Bichon Frise.
If you have little children in your family and are planning to adopt a dog, it becomes really important to research and find out which dog breed is best suited for your family. While some dog breeds are amazing companions to children and would go to any extent to protect them from any kind of danger, other breeds may not like to have children around. This article introduces you to five dog breeds that are best for kids. The breeds are loyal, friendly and extremely protective. Read on, and find out which one would be the best for you to adopt!
Most people who ever come across a Greyhound think of it as a lean and agile mutt. While that isn’t really wrong, there’s a lot more to this noble, champion of a sprinter that meets the eye. Did you know, for thousands of years, this particular breed has been a favourite for poets, royal emperors and artists across the world? Oh well, that doesn’t even scratch the surface when it comes to what makes this breed all that it is. So if you’re wondering whether a Greyhound can fit into your family, this article will tell you everything you need to know about them!
Family dogs do not understand what it means to have an “alone-time”. They would always want cuddles and belly rubs. Plus they tend to have those adorable eyes, so it becomes impossible to say no to them. But beyond their cuteness, there are many other characteristics that you should look for, which tells you how well a particular breed will fit into your family.