Italy’s National Dog: The Spinone Italiano

The Spinone Italiano is Italy’s National Dog.

Many people consider the Spinone Italiano to be the perfect family dog, capable of accompanying hunters into the field and hikers on the route. They are rarely tired, but most know when to take advantage of some quiet and curl up on the couch for a nap. Despite being amiable, clever, and … 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

Seven Reasons to Bathe Your Dog Regularly

Regular dog bathing aids your pet’s health. 

Cleanliness is critical to a dog’s general health and enjoyment. It is necessary and healthful to train your dog to allow you to wash and dry his or her feet after coming inside from outside. It’s remarkable how much trash, muck, and plant material gets caught between their paw pads. This includes … Read more

How to Safely Remove Fleas in Newborn Puppies

The developmental stages of dog fleas. 

A flea is a jumping, six-legged bug without wings. Ticks, on the other hand, are arachnids which means they are linked to spiders. They have six to eight legs. Adult fleas normally choose a dog or cat as their host, and they remain there until they die. They can live for two … 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

What Colors Can Dogs See?

What Colors Can Dogs See

Do Dogs See in Color or Black and White? While it’s a common myth that dogs see in black and white, dogs do see colors. But, they don’t see colors in the same way that most humans do. Canines have what is called dichromatic vision. This means they see colors similarly to … Read more

The Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S.

Los Angeles, Wall

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

Dressing Dogs – Should Puppies Be Dressed to Look Like Humans?

a French bulldog dressed as Little Red Ridinghood

If we didn’t know better, we’d think humans couldn’t tell people from objects or Paris Hilton from pets: chihuahuas in sweaters, hurricanes with names, puppies in dresses, and a “sick” economy. Humans are fully aware of what constitutes a person, biologically speaking. But, psychologically, we’re all muddled. People attribute human characteristics to … Read more