Dog Breeds

Find information on various dog breeds to help you to select the best breed for your family. If you’re an allergy sufferer, see our list of allergy-friendly pets.

  • Cavoodle Dog Breed Guide


    The Cavoodle is a mix of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Miniature or Toy Poodle. The Cavoodle is a lovely-looking dog that has continued to grow in popularity. It is now more commonly known as the ‘Cavapoo’ since it made its way to the USA and UK.  Is Cavoodle a Recognised Breed? The Cavoodle is not […]

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  • Cockapoos: The Family Dog You Need


    Dogs are a man’s best friend, so deciding which breed would make the perfect addition to your family can be difficult. If you’re seeking a lovable, intelligent, loyal, and happy dog breed – look no further than the cockapoo! A mix between a cocker spaniel and a poodle, a cockapoo is a fluffy bundle of […]

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  • The Afghan Hound – An Overview

    A pair of Afghan hounds wearing baseball caps

    Let’s take a look at the Afghan Hound to see if it’s the perfect dog for you… The Afghan hound is a very exotic and beautiful dog breed. They are one of the oldest breeds in the world and they were originally bred by nomadic tribes in Afghanistan. What makes them so unique? One of […]

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  • How To Care For A Flat-Faced Puppy Well

    Pug puppy with its paw on a man's finger.

    Flat-faced dogs, such as Pugs, Cavalier King Charles spaniels, and Boston Terriers serve as cute and often beautiful family-friendly dogs that people prefer to bring into their homes given how small and easy to handle they are.  That said, the breeding of such dogs often leads them to suffer from temporal breathing issues, which can […]

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  • 5 Easy To Train Dog Breeds

    border collie puppy

    When choosing a dog, it is important to know what breeds are more receptive to training. It requires more patience and more hours of training if you end up sheltering a disobedient dog. Between so many choices, sometimes it can be hard to choose the ideal breed. But here are 5 of the most trainable […]

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  • Purebred or Shelter Dog?

    A woman fussing dogs at a dog shelter

    You have decided to get a family dog, but are torn between adopting a mixed breed shelter dog versus purchasing a purebred from a breeder. Before making that final purchase decision, take a step back and review your circumstances, expectations in a dog, and what you perceive as the perfect family dog. Many groups encourage […]

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  • Are Pitbull Terriers Aggressive?

    Pitbull Terrier

    We have all heard that pit bulls that they are vicious, aggressive dogs genetically wired to attack and maim. That they are made for fighting and do not have the temperament to be loyal and trustworthy pets. But, the truth of the matter is that these types of dogs are often less likely to have […]

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  • 10 Great Dog Breeds for Families with Children

    Family cuddling pug dog

    Adopting a dog is a very big decision. There are so many different things to consider. One of the most important choices you need to make is what type of dog will blend best into your family. If you have children, you need to understand that all dog breeds are not created equal. Some breeds […]

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  • Why do French Bulldogs Snore?

    Why do French Bulldogs Snore?

    Snoring for French bulldogs is more a physiological trait than it is a health complication. Although there are concerns, it is common for this breed to snore, mostly due to the shape of the snout, which is typically shorter than most other dog breeds. To be clear, this does not mean that it isn’t a […]

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