Determining what breed group a dog belongs seems so easy for some. However, they do not know that every club has its own criteria in categorizing a kennel. For example, a police dog in other place is categorized as a working group dog while in other place, it is grouped in utility type. There are […]
Introduction Dogs and pets, in general, provide us with the much-needed companionship, affection, and protection. The companion of a dog helps you avoid the feeling of loneliness and creates a bond that eases you from the day-to-day pressures of today’s life. We all need distractions from our busy and stressful lifestyles, and what a […]
When it comes to buying a dog, you select either a pure breed or a mixed breed. Pure breeds contain a unique genetic makeup, which can be reproduced consistently. Any dog resulting from parents of the same breed is a pure breed. The main benefits of choosing a pure breed are predictability and consistency. On […]
There are different factors that determine the lifespan of a dog. They include care, size, the breeding method, as well as spaying and neutering. On average, the life span of a dog is around 10 to 13 years. Introduction First of all, being a dog owner is one of those responsibilities that come […]
Ear infections are the most common problems affecting dogs. They might be due to allergies, bacteria, yeast or hair growth in the ear canal. Other common infections include worms, fleas, hot spots, vomiting, arthritis, obesity, and diarrhea. Some of the most common diseases that affect dogs include cancer, rabies, and diabetes.
When it comes to dog breed sizes, there is a huge diversity. The largest dogs weigh more than 200 pounds/90 kilograms while the smaller ones weigh around 5 pounds/2 kilograms and below. This means that almost everyone can find a dog size that fits their lifestyle or personality. Whether you want a dog to keep […]
Studies indicate that dogs evolved from a pack of wolves after encountering European hunters and gatherers. They last shared a common ancestor with wolves, approximately 32,000 years ago. On the other hand, the last time dogs shared a common ancestor was more than 18,000 years ago. This is the period when many dogs were domesticated. […]