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    These Are The 16 Least Obedient Dog Breeds

    All dogs need love, attention, and training – but some dog breeds need a little more than others. Every dog breed has their strengths and weaknesses. That doesn’t make any particular breed less loveable, but these 10 dog breeds may need a lot...

      Basset Hound Dog Breed Conditions, History and Temperament

      Basset Hound Average Size of Male: Height: less than 14 inches, Weight: 40 pounds–60 pounds Average Size of Female: Height: less than 14 inches, Weight: 40 pounds–60 pounds Lifespan: 8 years–12 years Major Concerns: Foreleg lameness, osteochondritis...

        Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed Conditions, History and Temperament

        Alaskan Malamute Suggested Tests: Hip, eye, ChD clear rating Major Concerns: Canine hip...

          Airedale Terrier Dog Breed Conditions, History and Temperament

          Airedale Terrier Major Concerns: Hip dysplasia, cancer, urologic conditions Lifespan: 12 years...

            Australian Shepherd Dog Breed Conditions, History and Temperament

            Australian Shepherd Average Size of Male: Weight: 50.71 pounds (23 kg)–63.93 pounds (29 kg)...

              11 Dog Breeds That Make Great Running Partners

              Waking up for an early morning run and spending weekends improving your endurance will be a lot...

                Mastiffs

                Average Size of Female: 119.05 pound (54 kg) – 200.62 pound (91 kg) Height: 29.92 inch (76 cm)...

                  Shar Peis

                  Average Size of Female: 39.68 pound (18 kg) – 55.12 pound (25 kg) Height: 18.11 inch (46 cm) –...

                    Pit Bulls

                    Average Size of Female: 30.86 pound (14 kg) – 59.52 pound (27 kg) Height: 16.93 inch (43 cm) –...

                      Jack Russell Terriers

                      Average Size of Female: 14.11 pound (6.40 kg) – 18.08 pound (8.20 kg) Height: 9.84 inch (25 cm)...

                        Corgis

                        Average Size of Female: 24.25 pound (11 kg) (Female, Show condition) · 22.05 pound (10 kg) –...

                          Cocker Spaniels

                          Average Size of Female: Height: Males 15 – 17 inches (38 – 43 cm) Height: 14...

                            Border Collies

                            Average Size of Female: Height: 18 – 21 inches, Weight: 30 – 45 pounds Occasionally...

                              Breed: Yorkie

                              Minor concerns: Patellar luxation Occasionally seen: PRA Avg Size of Female: Height: 8-9 inches...

                                Breed: Westie

                                Minor concerns: Copper toxicosis, cataract, patellar luxation, Life span: 12 – 14 years...

                                  Breed: Weimeraner

                                  Minor concerns: Spinal dysraphism, CHD, entropion, distichiasis, vWD, hemophilia A,...

                                    Breed: Vizsla

                                    Occasionally seen: None Avg Size of Male: Height: 22-24 inches, Weight: 45-65 pounds Major...

                                      Breed: St. Bernard

                                      Minor concerns: OCD, diabetes, heart conditions, cardiomyopathy, pyotraumatic dermatitis...

                                        Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier

                                        Minor concerns: None Occasionally seen: Cataract, CHD Note: The high pain threshold may mask...

                                          Breed: Shih Tzu

                                          Avg Size of Male: Height: 8-11 inches, Weight: 9-16 pounds Minor concerns: Renal cortical...

                                            Dog Breed: Shiba Inu

                                            Avg Size of Female: Height: 13.5-15.5 inches, Weight: 20-30 pounds Occasionally seen: None...

                                              Breed: Sheltie

                                              Suggested tests: Eye, hip, DNA for vWD Major concerns: Dermatomyositis Avg Size of Female:...

                                                Breed: Schnauzer

                                                Suggested tests: Hip Avg Size of Male: Height: 18.5-19.5 inches, Weight: 40-45 pounds...

                                                  Breed: Samoyed

                                                  Avg Size of Female: Height: 19-21 inches, Weight: 35-50 pounds Major concerns: CHD Occasionally...

                                                    Breed: Rottweiler

                                                    Minor concerns: OCD, entropion, vWD, panosteitis Life span: 8 – 11 years Major concerns:...

                                                      Breed: Pug

                                                      Life span: 12 – 15 years Avg Size of Female: Height: 10-11 inches, Weight: 14-18 pounds...

                                                        Breed: Poodle

                                                        Major concerns for toy and miniature: PRA, patellar luxation, Legg – Perthes, epilepsy...

                                                          Breed: Pomeranian

                                                          Occasionally seen: Tracheal collapse, PDA Avg Size of Male: Height: 8-11 inches, Weight: 3-7...

                                                            Breed: Pekingese

                                                            Minor concerns: Elongated soft palate, stenotic nares, KCS, patellar luxation, distichiasis,...

                                                              Breed: Papillon

                                                              Life span: 12 – 15 years Minor concerns: PRA, patellar luxation Suggested Tests: Knee,...