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How to Find and Identify a Reputable Breeder

We believe in adopting shelter dogs, but some families prefer to purchase their puppies from breeders. In these circumstances, it’s important to support reputable...

40 Reputable Dog Breeders in the U.S. (2020)

Finding reputable dog breeders is challenging because of how popular and lucrative the dog breeding industry has become, resulting in many places to choose...

What are Designer Dogs?

Designer dogs are the result of two purebred canines that are mated to produce a dog with specific physical qualities. Some of the more...

19 Dogs Removed from Breeding Facility with Deplorable Conditions

A Pennsylvania dog breeding facility was raided by humane officers in the beginning of the month after discovering inhumane conditions. The Luzerne County SPCA...

Petland Puppies May Be Infecting Humans With Campylobacteriosis

For one year, a disease called campylobacteriosis has been spreading from puppies to humans, and it is believed to have originated from puppies sold in...

Why It’s Difficult to “Breed Out” Breathing Disorders in Pugs, Bulldogs

Professionals are trying to find ways to predict breathing difficulties in short-nosed dogs in order to avoid certain traits while breeding. Small-nosed canines such...

The Evolutionary Tree of Dogs Has Finally Been Mapped Out

Researchers are using human migration patterns to piece together information on past dog breeds which could help fight future diseases. You ever wonder how...

TOP #1: Irresponsible Breeding of Dogs

Thanks for tuning into the very first episode of Theory of Pets show - a podcast for dedicated pet owners where I discuss all things...

How to Convince Your Parents to Get a Dog

So you’re dreaming of a furry companion with four legs, a wet nose, and a wagging tail, but mom and dad need to give...

Let’s Talk: Responsible Dog Breeding

Hopefully you’ve all been able to check out my Sunday Recap from last week. Those columns give me a wonderful chance to connect with you...

Op-Ed: Canine Genetics – How to Make a Dog

Many years ago, I decided to breed a litter of cocker spaniels. I had a solid-black female with a good pedigree, and after some...

How to Write a Dog Breeding Business Plan

There are not many things that are cuter than a little newborn puppy, and being able to watch him be born and grow to...

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Dog Breeds With Curly Tails

There are certain things that people find especially endearing among certain dogs. Some people like the glossy look of a short-haired dog. Others like...
Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

When most people think of vodka, dogs are among the last things that come to mind, but Tito’s Handmade Vodka is an exception to...
Italian Dog Breeds

4 Most Popular Italian Dog Breeds

Italy is well loved for their fashion sense, food and wine. But perhaps what is not so apparent is their assortment of unique Italian...
Irish Dog Breeds

Most Popular Irish Dog Breeds

There are no docile Irish dog breeds, they are all highly intelligent and reared to outwit livestock or prey and endure the severe Irish...
Healthiest Dog Breeds

17 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds [2020]

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...
13 Best Hunting Dogs

13 Best Hunting Dogs You Should Know About

Humans and canines have been hunting together for a long time, probably ever since dogs were first domesticated. Hunting dogs share some common characteristics,...
Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...

10 Surprisingly Dangerous Dog Breeds if Not Trained Properly

When shopping around for a new pet, it is only natural to want to avoid dangerous dog breeds. Even if not looking for a...

13 Best Dog Food Brands in Canada

According to a recent survey, approximately 35% of Canadians have a dog in their home. Over 50% of those dogs have no health issues...
11 Most Popular Exotic Dog Breeds

11 Most Popular Exotic Dog Breeds

Does the thought of being the twentieth person in your neighborhood to get a Lab make you itch? Do you feel more comfortable marching...