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5 Reasons Grooming Is Vital To Your Dog’s Health

While most dog owners get their dogs groomed to keep them looking their best, many overlook just how important proper grooming is. Grooming is an integral part of your dog’s health and well-being and even a short-coated dog can suffer from a lack of grooming. The amount of grooming your pooch will need depends on their coat type, but adequate grooming is important for all dogs. Whether you take your pup to the groomer or tackle the task yourself, keep in … Read more

10 Great Ways To Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer is on the way, which means temperatures are rising and getting hotter every day! While we humans are lucky enough to be able to wear less layers and enjoy trips to the beach or lake, our pups need to find other ways to stay cool – and it’s up to us to help! Since our canines can’t tell us when they’re feeling overheated, check out these 10 ways to help our canines stay cool this season. 1. Exercise accordingly … Read more

6 Dog Breeds With An Exceptional Sense Of Smell

There are no real studies that determine which dog breeds, if any, have the “best” sense of smell. All dogs have an incredible ability to detect scents that would be impossible for humans to trace. With that said, what we’re focusing on for this list is the dog breeds most commonly used in the detection fields. You’ll find these breeds hunting, performing search and rescue in the wilderness, over water, and in urban areas, finding weapons, drugs, sniffing out bed … Read more

7 Dog Breeds That Are Super Protective

When it comes to working dogs, there are some breeds that are used more often for personal or property protection than others. This is generally because they have generations of working dogs in their family history, so they have the genetics to be successful as protection dogs. Physical health is important, but the temperament plays just as strong a role in determining which breeds are best suited for protection work. Although many breeds now have had their temperaments softened to … Read more

7 Dog Breeds That Require Little Grooming

  Generally speaking, all dogs require some grooming. Some, however, need quite a bit more than others. With so many dog breeds in the world, we can find pretty much anything we’re looking for – from hairless dogs to dogs with dreads. Some breeds do just fine with a bath every once in a while and others need regular brushing, clipping, and blow-drying. This can take quite a bit of extra time and money, so if you’re looking to avoid … Read more

Meet The 8 Most Popular Working Dog Breeds

The Working Group is full of incredible canines that were bred to assist in the lives of their owners. These dedicated companions were bred for guarding property, pulling sleds and carts, and performing water and avalanche rescues. They are intelligent, active and loyal dogs that make wonderful pets in the right home. Here, we’re going to cover the American Kennel Club’s most popular working breeds. #1 – Boxer The Boxer is a German working breed used for guarding. In fact, … Read more

3 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Dog’s Sense Of Smell

Dogs have long been used for their unique scenting abilities, but just how incredible they are might surprise you. We know that dogs can track and discriminate between various scents and locate people and substances among millions of distractions, but how they’re able to do this is just as impressive. So just how awesome is a dog’s sense of smell? #1 – Parts Per Trillion James Walker, former director of the Sensory Research Institute at Florida State University, estimates that … Read more

12 Dog Breeds With Unique Coats

Most people are familiar with the basic dog coats – long and short. But did you know some dogs have curly coats? Wavy coats? What about the dogs with cords or hair that never stops growing? Here we’ll take a peek at some of the breeds with the most unique coats we’ve ever seen! #1 – Bergamasco The Bergamasco is an Italian herding dog known for its long matted coat. They have an oily undercoat, a mid-layer of dense goat-like … Read more

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Boxers

The Boxer is one of America’s favorite dogs – but how much do you really know about them? Sure they are silly, active, and like attention, but did you know they excel at sports and a line of Boxer has been developed in the UK that has a naturally docked tail? Read below to learn all about the amazing Boxer! #1 – A Herding Breed? While a member of the working group, the Boxer can and will herd. In 2012, the … Read more