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10 Easiest Dogs to Train: Which Breed Is Best For You?

If you’re going to commit to owning a dog, then you need to be prepared to commit to a regular training schedule. Without proper obedience training, your canine will not respect you as the owner and does what it wants when it wants. You need to set boundaries and make it be known that it is not above you in...
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The 7 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

On the surface, canines seem like simple-minded creatures that do nothing more than, eat, sleep, scratch itself, and lick your face. However, dogs are actually far cleverer than their owners give them credit for. Of course, every breed is genetically different, and some species are inherently smarter than others. The following are the seven most intelligent dog breeds. While the...

How to Stop Dog Shedding?

Shedding is the bane of dog owners anywhere, and for new dog owners shedding can be shocking and even worrisome. Are you worried about your dog shedding in the autumn and turning into a hairless dog like the Chinese Crested? Fear not. Table of Contents 1. Why do dogs shed? 2. Which dog breeds shed the most/least? 3. How do...

Dognapping on the rise

According to a recent article of USA Today, the number of dogs being stolen has risen dramatically in 2011. Stealing dogs with the intention of demanding a ransom from the owner is not a new phenomenon. In fact, the first ever dognapping case was recorded in 1934. The stolen Boston Terrier was returned to its owner after 5 long months so...

Popular dogs in the Middle East

Many people would think that the weather in countries like Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain or Qatar might be too hot for dogs so they are very rare in the region. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. Even though the circumstances are not ideal for breeding, dogs are increasingly popular in the Middle East. The...

Mr. Popularity – Small dogs vs Big dogs

Dog lovers are usually divided into two types - those who love big dogs and those who love small ones. Small dog lovers admire the ease of maintaining and caring for a dog who eats less (and presumably poops less!) and who doesn't take up much space on the couch. Big dog lovers however, claim that they're not as yappy...

Some Awesome Facts about a Dog’s Perfect Sense of Smell, Hearing and Sight…

What does it really mean when someone says, that "the nose knows best?" Well, dogs naturally have a wonderful sense of smell. They have many more sensory 'smelling' cells than a man's 5,000,000. A Dachshund, for example has 125,000,000; a Fox Terrier has 147,000,000 and a German Shepherd (often used as a 'sniffer' dog) has 220,000,000. Truffle hounds can find...

German Shepherd Dogs and Schutzhund:

Any serious dog lover is at home with the term “Schutzhund”. But those dog lovers who are proud owners or fans of the German Shepherd Dog can vouch for the fact that Schutzhund is an imperative part of dog training and socialization. Schutzhund, which is a German term meaning: "protection dog", tests a dog’s desire to work, his courage, his...

Learn More about Military Dogs

Military dogs are dogs that are used to complement the various tasks that are needed to carry out a military operations. To some, this may seem to be contrary to humanitarian principles. But I look at it like this - This is how dogs first evolved - as a companion in hunting, and in fact, gun dogs like the Hungarian...

Jake Gyllenhaal and his German Shepherd

Jake Gyllenhaal who earned worldwide fame in his as Jack Twist in "Brokeback mountain" takes his German Shepherd Dog "Atticus" out for a walk. German Shepherds are one of the most popular dogs in the world. With their fierce loyalty and intelligence, they are used as police dogs everywhere. The color of Atticus is the most commonly recognized color of...