Hispanic Dog Breeds You May Not Know

Three Incontestable Reasons Your Pet May Need a CT Scan

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Dog Breeds that Originated in Spain

Dog Breeds that Originated in Spain

The dog is a tamed descendant of the gray wolf. Dogs make excellent companion, whether at home or outside. Its devotion to people distinguishes it from other domesticated pets. Let’s learn about the dog breeds that originated in Spain. Ibizan Hound   This canine hails from the Island of Ibiza and is … Read more

What Dogs Are Best for Herding?

Border Collie working with sheep in a grassland

Herding Some animals have a natural propensity to herd, while others can be trained. The dog possesses a natural or inborn tendency for gathering and controlling animals, which is essential in herding. That is why, from ancient times, herders and shepherds have preferred dogs as their companion. Tips in Choosing Herding Dogs … Read more

Top Eight Dog Breeds for Those with Allergies

The Bichon Frise though super fluffy is a hypoallergenic dog breed. 

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, three in ten Americans with allergies, are likewise allergic to animals. The proteins in a dog’s saliva, urine, or dander can cause pet allergies, which are quite frequent in persons with asthma or other allergies. Some people still find it difficult to resist … Read more

9 Most Popular Dog Breeds in Movies of the 90s

Border Collie working with sheep in a grassland

King Frederick of Prussia coined the phrase “a dog is a man’s best friend” in 1789. He expressed that the only absolute best friend that he can possess in this selfish world, is his dog. It is the one who will not betray or deny him. The human-dog relationship evolved when ancient … Read more

The Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S.

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Dogs are the world’s most popular pets. As a matter of fact, this animal is not included in the most common target in poaching. This statistic is largely due to the dog’s versatility as a species. Every breed has its own set of characteristics, making each breed suitable for a specific lifestyle. … Read more

The Matagi Dog – One of Japan’s Purebreds

Japanese Akita Inu Dog Winter Portrait

The Akita is one of seven Japanese dog breeds designated as natural monuments, but it was not always recognized by this name. The Akita dog breed is thought to be descended from the now extinct and ancient Matagi Inu dogs used by the Matagi and other northern Japanese natives to hunt Sitka … Read more

Characteristics of a Pointer Dog

two pointers in a landscape, 1805

When thinking of hunting dogs, the pointer is probably the first one that comes to mind. Because of the visual cues they convey when spotting downed prey, these pups are frequently used in cartoons to portray hunting dogs. If you’re unfamiliar with the term “pointing,” it refers to a dog breed that … Read more

Hispanic Dog Breeds You May Not Know

a Wirehaired ibizan hound in a field of flowers

Once home to the fearsome Inquisition and Spanish Armada, Spain is now better known as a leading Western European travel destination. Tourists come to Spain year-round to enjoy the wonderful culture, with hotspots like Ibiza and Barcelona. However, Spain isn’t all about delicious tapas and rooftop parties. The country has several dog … Read more

What Are the Small Italian Dog Breeds?

a male Italian Greyhound at a backyard

Gray wolves and dogs diverged from a single wolf species that became extinct between 15,000 and 40,000 years ago. We began living together with some of these distant ancestors of our modern domesticated dogs around the same time, and this practice continues today. For millennia, dogs have played an important role in … Read more