Category: Dog Breeds

Maltese Lifespan Facts You Should Know
Dog Breeds

Maltese Lifespan Facts You Should Know

The Maltese is a toy dog breed that allegedly originated from the island of Malta. Despite the name similarity, Maltese were probably bred from spitz-type dogs in south-central Europe to create a new lapdog that was especially favored by children. Their breeding purpose was to love and be loved which makes them a great family […]

The Controversy Around the Blue-Eyed Pitbull
Dog Breeds

The Controversy Around the Blue-Eyed Pitbull

Crystal blue eyes in dogs are beautiful to look at. Especially puppies with blue eyes tend to get adopted easier than their dark-eyed littermates. But is it even normal for puppies or adult dogs to have blue eyes? You may have heard that blue-eyed Pitbulls are considered undesirable and despite their looks, there is definitely […]

Facts You Didn't Know About Doxen Dachshunds
Dog Breeds

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Doxen (Dachshunds)

The Dachshund also called Doxin Dog or short Doxen/Doxie is known for its famous short legs and long body. They were originally bred in Germany 300 years ago to hunt badgers which gave them their unique name: Dachs = badger + Hund = hound/dog ⇨ Dachshund means “badger dog”. But they were not always referred […]

Why "Hypoallergenic" Dog Breeds Are a Myth
Dog Breeds

Why “Hypoallergenic” Dog Breeds Are a Myth

When researching new dog content online, I stumble upon dog breeds that are being advertised as “hypoallergenic” again and again. Mixed breeds with poodle heritage like the Labradoodle (Labrador and Poodle) or the Pugle (Pug and Poodle) are often being labeled as “hypoallergic” dogs. Most breeders put a nice price of several thousands of dollars […]

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Dog Breeds

10 Dog Breeds that Are Born Without a Tail

We all know dogs with their floppy ears and beautiful tails similar to the appearance of a wolf. But over the many years of domestication, certain dog breeds are born without a tail. What may look weird to some people, is actually very cute and wanted by others. Dogs that are born without tails or […]

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Dog Breeds

Top 10 Dog Breeds in US​ 2020

Dogs have been our companions since long time. Since then, certain breeds gained huge popularity in many countries. There were bred for different purposes and found their way into our homes. Find out if your dog counts to the most popular dog breeds on this top 10 list in the USA in 2019 and if […]