Month: September 2018

Those grumpy, smooshed faces! Those alert ears! French Bulldogs are making a big comeback popularity-wise, climbing up to #9 most popular breed in the United States. If you are thinking about bringing one of these goofy slobbering pups home, here are a few things you should know. 1. They are pretty darn chatty (Photo Credit:
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A shy dog can be an anxious dog when it comes to encountering new situations, unfamiliar dogs, and strangers. Training for socialization is very important for shy pups, but coming out of your shell doesn’t have to be all work and no play. When used in conjunction with proper socialization training, these games can be
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(Photo Credit: KTLA5 Video) At 8:30 on a Monday morning, Kris Anderson was asleep in her bed when her dog Georgia burst into the bedroom to join her. But there’s more to the story than just a happy pet ready to wake her owner up and start the day. Georgia, an 8-year-old Shar Pei mix,
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The Siberian Husky is an active dog. By: pixabay 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 20–23.5 inches Weight: 35–60 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Huskies are medium-sized working dogs who have a thick, dense undercoat and a long, coarse top coat. Colors are usually black, brown, white or a mix with varying head markings. The eye
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Patches has a new piece. The 9-year-old Dachshund recently had a large, cancerous tumor that was growing on her skull removed and replaced with a new 3D-printed part, reports CNN. Dr. Michelle Oblak of University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College helped Patches get cancer-free by working with small-animal surgeon Galina Hayes to remove the tumor and
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(Image Credit: Getty Images) We don’t like to think about it, but from time to time our dogs get sick. Sometimes those ailments cause our pups pain. Don’t feel bad if this happens to you, it’s all par for the course. However, it’s vital that you learn and know the signs, especially of the more
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Fox News Channel reporter Leland Vittert was on the ground in Chinquapin, North Carolina, covering the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Florence when he spotted a heartbreaking site. According to Fox News, Vittert went out with the area’s volunteer fire department to survey the damage caused by rising floodwaters, which are isolating Chinquapin from the state,
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It’s a face you’ve seen a million times on your Facebook feed: the doge face. “Such Wow.” “Many cool.” “Much awesome.” The Internet jargon is slapped onto a photo of a fox-like dog in multicolored Comic Sans font. That fox-like dog is the intelligent (and now hilarious) Shiba Inu.  If you feel like you are
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I’m not a doctor, I’m just a lady who loves dogs and has had dogs her whole life. I’ve adopted all my dogs from shelters and rescues and I’ve never come across issues like I have with my dog Betsy. She’s a Chihuahua mix. I saw her on social media. She had come into a
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Rescue workers continue to help those in the Carolinas stranded after the devastating damages of Hurricane Florence, including six dogs who were found abandoned in a locked cage in Leland, North Carolina, as flood waters rose. Video of the incident was posted on Twitter by journalist Marcus DiPaola on Sunday. It’s since been shared more
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Chinese crested dogs love to dig. By: iStock.com/s5iztok 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 11–13 inches Weight: 10 pounds, on average Life Expectancy: Around 12 years This small, elegant and playful breed is one of the most popular hairless dog breeds. There are 2 varieties of Chinese Crested dogs: hairless and powderpuff. The hairless version has
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These dogs are intelligent, but watch out for the drool. By: iStock.com/f8grapher 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 25–27 inches for males; 24–26 inches for females Weight: 110–130 pounds for males; 100–120 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 10 years Bullmastiffs are large, strong, powerful dogs. They are intelligent and protective. The short coat comes in colors
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