Breeds

The Healthiest Dog Breeds: Small, Big, Smartest, Hypoallergenic, and More

There are no two dogs alike. Each is different in character, size, and health. Although it is not absolute, some breeds are known to have longer lifespans than others. Although PedMD did a good job in figuring out the “average” – which is, apparently, is between 8 to 11 years, depending on the breed’s size. (So unfair to proud dog owners, imagine this, cats’ average lifespan is 15.1 years!) To be honest, when I started working on this article, I found that even the most influential media in the space are quite controversial in their ratings of the most and...

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Best Dog Food for Golden Retriever (the Good, the Bad, and the Greatest)

The American Kennel Club defines the Golden Retriever as one of America’s most common dog breeds. They say it is friendly, smart, and dedicated. These characteristics make it ideal as a guide dog and when not working as your family pet for search and rescue job. But you should feed him or her well to make it work and achieve the best performance, health, and temper of the pup. Just like us on a lousy diet, your four-legged buddy might get sick and cranky. So let’s attempt to find out how to avoid that from occurring and select the best...

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Dogs That Don’t Shed: Your Ultimate Guide to Hair Free Couches

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Dog’s hair… probably one of a few downsides of owning a pup… It’s getting everywhere! Anyone who has had a dog that’s continually shedding understands what I’m talking about. Dog hair likes to spread on couches, chairs, carpets and it has a special love for garments. Nothing destroys a beautiful couple of trousers like a lovely smattering of pup’s hair. Not only does it get messy, but for many people, allergies are also a factor. What’s the potential solution?  A dog that doesn’t shed. Or shed less, at least. This post features a list of dog breeds that don’t shed...

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How Long Do Huskies Live?

Husky type dogs originally were landrace breeds kept by Arctic indigenous peoples. Husky is a generic name for a sled-type of canine cultivated in northern regions and developed by Arctic natives.  Those dogs were distinguished from other sled-types by their quick pulling method. With time Husky transformed into the various breeds, recognized by many kennel organizations, including Labrador Husky, Siberian Husky and even the one related to  Akita Inu and Japanese Spitz, called The Sakhalin Husky. In this article, we will focus on the life expectancy of Siberian and Alaskan Huskies, two of the most popular types. Siberian husky lifespan...

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Australian Shepherd Corgi Mix: Your Full Guide to the Breed

Officially called the Aussie Corgi, but also referred as the Augie or sometimes Corgherd, this designer dog of the two great origin breeds obtains the short, chubby legs of Corgi and the vibe of the Australian Shepherd. Corgi Aussie Mix history Aussie-Corgis are recognized as designer dogs. This indicates they are a originated of two pedigreed dogs of various breeds, Australian Shepherd and the Welsh Corgi. The Welsh Corgi, or just Corgi, can be two types: the Pembroke Welsh and the Cardigan. Corgi was born in 1925, around Wales, the United Kingdom in 1925. And the initial purpose of the...

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Beagle Lab Mix: Personality, Training and Care Tips

Blending one of the cutest (beagle) and one of the most awesome dogs breeds (labrador) definitely wasn’t such a bad idea.  And both are amongst the most loved dog breeds in the United States, as stated by the American Kennel Club (AKC), A crossbreed—often called ‘designer dog’ (and we covered the topic HERE) —is the result of two different purebred parents. And currently, more than always, owners are taking advantage of what some experts regard as a solution to the generational health problems that increasingly disturb purebred dogs. Despite where you stand, on the whole ‘designer dog’ concept, one thing...

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Golden Retriever Husky Mix

Your Full Guide to Goberien Breed Also recognized as the Goberien, the Husky Golden Retriever has grown popular during the earlier years. This is not unusual when you think how widespread the parent breeds are. Of course, all hybrid breeds front some controversy. But let’s get you the most details about Goberiens so you can make your own judgments. Designer Dogs Purebred dog supporters often insist that crossed breed dogs are unethically developed and suffer many health problems if to compare with purebred dogs. They dispute that a pedigree is the safest way to guarantee that you’re acquiring a quality...

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