When you look at the different groups of dogs that are recognized by kennel clubs around the world, you may sometimes have a difficulty figuring out which breeds of dogs fit into those groups. Some groups, however, are more specific and that is the case with the working dog group. As you might expect, these… Continue reading All about the Working Group
When it comes to dog breeds, they truly do come in all shapes and sizes. Some dogs are very big, such as the mastiff or the Great Dane and other dogs may be midsized and they can find their way into many homes as a family dog. Yet another group of dogs, however, falls into… Continue reading All About the Toy Group
Dogs are often classified by their breed and most of us are familiar with many of the different breeds of dogs but they also have a broader classification, as they are often put into groups. Kennel clubs will often classify dogs in such a way to help identify them according to specific traits. That is… Continue reading All About the Sporting Group
Most purebred dogs are separated into some type of group that is recognized by the American kennel club and other organizations. The specific dogs that are included in those groups may differ from one of those organizations to another and at times, they may not even include a group in their listings. One of the… Continue reading All About the Non-Sporting Group
One of the more loyal and affectionate breeds of dogs is the hound, and many of these dogs are classified within the hound group. The majority of them share certain ancestral traits, including a keen nose that may be able to smell something at an incredible distance. In addition, the vast majority of them were… Continue reading All About the Hound Group
When you look back through the history of dogs, you will find that they have been used for a wide variety of reasons. Some dogs were companions, others may have been used for hunting but perhaps one of the most common reasons why dogs were bred was for herding purposes. In fact, some of the… Continue reading All About the Herding Group
There are many different classifications of dogs used by the kennel clubs but one that many people are familiar with is the terrier group. Unlike other types of groups, which may have many different classifications of dogs within it, there is only one type of dog in the terrier group, the terrier. Of course, this… Continue reading All About the Terrier Group
Many of us have grown up in households with dogs and we may have a love for them that has lasted our entire life. The unfortunate reality for some people, however, is that they have allergies and it can make it difficult to live in the home with dogs when you are miserable from those… Continue reading What Dogs Are Good For Allergies?
Many of us are interested in extending our family but we aren’t necessarily interested in doing so by having more children. We often look to extend our family by adding a dog to it, and when you make the right choice, it can really work well for everyone involved. Of course, if you already have… Continue reading What Dogs Are Good With Kids?
Around the world, many people have come to realize that there is nothing quite as nice as having a dog in the home. They can provide the constant companionship, protection and a wide variety of other benefits that are far too many to list in a single article. That being said, when it comes to… Continue reading What Size Dog Is Right for You?