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Dog Breeds Explained Home Page - The best love you can offer your dog is knowledge. The more you know about the dog breed the better time you will share.

  •   Dog Food Secrets

Commercial Dog Food is Killing Your Dog!

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Dog Food Secrets - Many world-famous Doctors of Veterinary Medicine and published Dog Care Experts universally agree any dog that eats commercial dog food is at a much higher risk of dying prematurely. By the time symptoms are noticeable, it is often too late to prevent an agonizing death except by lethal injection.

Dog heroes. Collie dog breed picture

Dog Heroes - After displays of great courage and bravery during World War I, dogs are seen in a different light. They were thrust into the limelight unknowingly. Since then, dogs have been called all time dog-heroes - recognized, rescued, trained and cared for by man.

  •   Dog Breed Pictures

Dog Breed Pictures - I am constantly adding pictures to this page for all dog breeds.

  •   Dog Breeds Explained

Dog breeds explained. Bearded collie dog breed picture

Dog Breeds Explained - Dog owners have selectively bred many types of dog breeds in many countries for thousands of years. The role of the dog has been as varied as it is unique. Some dog breeds were bred for unique reasons by inbreeding dogs from the same ancestral lines, or by mixing dogs from very different breeding lines.

  •   Types of Dog Breeds

Guard dogs Bullmastiff dog breed picture

Guard dogs - Guard dogs, also known as watch dogs, or sentry dogs are dogs employed to guard against, or watch for, unwanted or unexpected animals or people. Both guard dogs and watch dogs bark to alert their owners of an intruder's presence.

Gundogs. Labrador Retriever dog breed picture

Gun dogs - Gun dogs, also called bird dogs, are a category of dog breeds developed to assist hunters to find and retrieve game, usually birds. Gundogs are divided into three primary classes.

Herding dog breed. Australian cattle dog breed picture

Herding dogs - The herding dog breed has been trained in herding live stock or that is a member of a dog breed developed for herding. Some herding dog breeds work well with any kinds of live stock. And other herding dogs have been bred for generations to work with specific kinds of animals.

Livestock Guardian dog breed explained. Great Pyrenees picture

Livestock Guardian Dog - The livestock guardian breed of dog (also known as the LGD), is a domesticated dog bred originally to be used to guard and defend livestock against wild predators.

Chow Chow Dog Breed Picture

Non Sporting Dogs - The non sporting breed of dogs is often under debate from different official dog classifications. They are as diverse and as different as all the other breed groups. Most non sporting dogs are also considered companion dogs, and some are used as herding, as well as guard dogs.

Sight hounds. Basset hound dog breed picture

Scent hounds - Scent hounds are hounds that primarily hunt by scent rather than sight. Scent hounds explained. This dog breed is regarded as having some of the most sensitive noses among canines.

Sight hounds. Afghan hound dog breed picture

Sight hound - The Sighthounds dog breeds specialize in pursuing prey. This breed of dog has the ability to keep its prey in sight at all times. Sight hounds primarily hunt by speed and sight, overpowering the chase with their speed and agility.

Spitz dog. German Spitz dog breed picture

Spitz Dog - The origins of the Spitz is not really known, but the Spitz-type dog you see today originate from the Arctic regions. The Spitz breed is usually characterized by long, thick, and often white fur, with pointed ears and muzzles, and the tail is usually curled over the dog's back.

Terrier dog. American Staffordshire terrier dog breed picture

Terrier Dog - The terrier is a group of dog breed initially bred for hunting. Their ancestors were bred to hunt and kill vermin. Many continue to project the attitude that they're always eager for a spirited argument.

Akita Inu Dog Breed Picture

Working dog breed - A working dog is one which has been trained to work livestock, regardless of its breeding. Although many of the working breed of dog no longer carry out the functions originally bred for, they still maintain an in bred ability to carry our tasks not normally noted by their owners. A typical example of the non use and extra breeding of the working dog would be show dogs.

  •   Dog Breeds Explained

Afghan hound dog breed picture Afghan hound dog breed - Afghan Hounds are graceful and regal, but they are also powerful. This energetic hound dog has been bred to endure rigorous conditions.
Airedale Terrier Dog Breed Picture Airedale Terrier dog breed - The Airedale Terriers are faithful and loyal, as well as entertaining. They're used for hunting, agility, obedience and as watch dogs. Follow these tips to keep your Airedale Terrier well behaved.
Akbash Dog Breed Picture Akbash dog breed - The Akbash dog is a great pet selection - if you have a flock of sheep that need protection or if you're in the market for an intense guard dog. In most cases, though, it's a poor choice for those seeking a pet animal.
Akita Inu dog breed picture Akita Inu dog breed - Akita Inu's are considered a dignified and devoted breed of dog, certainly a powerful and protective pet that makes for a fantastic guard dog or watch dog. They are independent and strong willed which can make the Akita difficult to train for some owners.
American Eskimo dog breed picture American Eskimo dog breed - The American Eskimo has many positive attributes, including great balance. When the Barnum and Bailey Circus introduced the world to the idea of a tightrope-walking dog, it was an American Eskimo who crossed the wire for the first time!
American Fox Hound dog breed picture American Fox Hound dog breed - The American Foxhound is a uniquely American breed with a fascinating historical story and a tremendous skill for hunting. These exceptional hounds have become loving members of many families but their hunter's instincts make it important to provide them with adequate exercise and "room to roam".
American Pit Bull Terrier Dog Breed Picture American Pit Bull Terrier Dog Breed - The American Pit Bull Terrier also fondly called as APBT, is known for its loyalty and intelligence. The dogs with this breed make excellent companions since they are very aggressive because of their protective nature.
American staff terrier dog breed picture American Staffordshire terrier dog breed - There is much more to this wonderful animal than its unfortunate heritage as an aggressive fighter. Many owners praise this breeds affectionate and loyal family nature.
Anatolian Shepherd dog breed picture Anatolian Shepherd dog breed - If you need a watch dog, the Anatolian Shepherd will certainly fill that role with distinction. Naturally possessive and loyal, the Anatolian Shepherd does a fine job of protecting its master and its home.
Australian cattle dog Australian cattle dog breed - The Australian cattle dog is a sturdy, compact herding dog, with well-developed muscles. The breed is very powerful, strong and agile.
Beagle dog breed picture Beagle dog breed - These dogs are tireless hunters and need a way to burn off some of that energy, so you will need to take your Beagle for long walks or go for a romp in the park.
Beaded collie dog breed picture Bearded collie dog breed - These dogs are fairly active, even indoors, and will do best with at least an average-sized yard. This is a dog that needs lots of exercise, preferably running free.
Bergamasco Dog Bergamasco Dog - The Bergamasco (also known as the Romanian Sheepdog) has been around for centuries and its continued popularity is virtually guaranteed. A dog with working roots and an instantly distinguishable coat, the Bergamasco is a friendly and brilliant breed.
Bichon Frise dog breed picture Bichon Frise - If you suffer from allergies, but want to have a dog, you may want to take a look at the Bichon Frise. This charming little dog's sole function is to provide companionship and it does its job extremely well.
Bichon Frise dog breed picture Bloodhound - The Bloodhound, which is a member of the American Kennel Club's Hound Group, stands twenty three to twenty seven inches tall and weighs in at eighty to one hundred ten pounds and are an awesome scent hound.
Border Terrier dog breed picture Border Terrier Dog Breed - The Border Terrier dog is full of fun for the whole family. For such a small dog, a Border Terrier sure packs a lot of energy.
Boston Bull Terrier Dog Breed Picture Boston Bull Terrier Facts - The Boston terrier is a well-muscled and compact breed. This is not really surprising since the Boston terrier was first bred by people who wanted to use them in dog fights.
Boxer dog breed picture Boxer dog - These powerful dogs were originally used as hunting dogs, although they quickly became popular as police and military dogs in Europe. People began to discover how devoted and loving the Boxer is.
Boxer dog breed picture Bulldog - A Bulldog is much more than a pair of sad eyes and droopy jaws, but this dog's appearance is a major reason for its popularity.
Bullmastiff dog breed picture Bullmastiff dog breed - Originating from England, the Bull mastiff was developed to work with the law to track down, tackle and hold poachers. This dog breed was also prized for hunting.
Bull Terrier Dog Breed picture Bull Terrier Dog Breed - The Bull Terrier is a good dog that has developed a bad reputation. This dog was created to fight and when a Bull Terrier is mistreated, it can be made into a dog that is quite aggressive. With proper care and training, a Bull Terrier puppy can grow up to be a sweet and loving dog.
Cairn Terrier Dog Breed picture Cairn Terrier Dog Breed - The Cairn Terrier Dogs are assumed as one of the subcategories of Scotland's terriers along with the Westies (West Highland White) and the Scottish, The Westies and the Cairns are highly related.
Chihuahua dog breed picture Chihuahua - Chihuahuas are prized for their devotion, ferocity and personality. Their curious nature and small size make them easily adaptable to a variety of environments, including the city and small apartments.
Chow Chow dog breed picture Chow Chow - The Chow Chow Dog Breed originated in China, where it was used as a hunting dog. Asian sailors brought these dogs with them to England, where their exotic appearance quickly made them popular.
Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed picture Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed - The Cocker Spaniel is such a pretty, graceful dog in the show ring that it is hard to imagine that this breed was developed to be a working dog.
Dalmation Dog Breed picture Dalmation Dog Breed - The Dalmation Dog Breed first arrived in England during the 1700's, where noblemen used them to guard their coaches.
Doberman Pinscher picture Doberman Pinscher - Doberman Pinschers are among the most common of pet breeds, and the breed is well known as an alert, and loyal companion dog.
English Springer English Springer - The English Springer has been running, jumping and swimming since the Renaissance. Originally a hunting dog, the English Springer is now a popular pet and companionship breed. These friendly, high-energy dogs require committed owners to reach their full potential. When it's provided, it becomes hard to imagine a happier or more loyal pet.
Finnish Spitz Dog Finnish Spitz Dog - The Finnish Spitz is legendary in its "native" land, but has a reputation that stretches well past Finland. The Finnish Spitz is known for its hunting talents, but it also has a knack for warming the hearts of people.
German shepherd dog breed picture German shepherd - The German Shepherd is among the most highly respected of all dogs. They are highly intelligent, extremely loyal and protective, and very beautiful.
Golden retriever dog breed picture Golden Retriever - The Golden Retriever is very friendly and loves to learn new skills. Bright, Funny And Full Of Life. This is why this dog is one of the most popular of all family pets.
Greyhound Dog Breed Picture Greyhound Dog Breed - The Greyhound is a breed with the tragic ability to run fast. Many Greyhound owners use their dogs to compete in races and put them down when they loose too many races. However, these dogs can also be wonderful pets and many of them are rehabilitated by Greyhound rescues.
Irish Setter dog breed picture Irish setter dog breed - The spectacular coat of the Irish Setter dog breed is legendary for its rich deep chestnut or mahogany color. The Irish setter has almost completely lost its hunting instincts.
Jack Russell Terrier Dog Picture Jack Russell Terriers - Jack Russell Terriers are feisty, energetic dogs that gained popularity with the advent of the Wishbone series. However, in real life, these dogs are not exactly like the famous Wishbone.
Kerry Blue Terrier Dog Breed Picture Kerry Blue Terrier - The Blue Kerry terrier pet dog is one of the most mysterious breeds of terriers. This is because of the fact that even though the breed has been known by the Irish for at leas 150 years, nobody really knows where they came from or how they were first bred.
Komondor dog breed picture Komondor dog breed - They live outdoors for most of its life and the genetic evolution of physical characteristics has presented the heavy coat for their protection. Komondor's are fantastic watch dogs
Kooikerhondje Kooikerhondje - The Kooikerhondje is a breed who's origin is dutch, and originally bread to lure ducks into a ditch leading away from the pond. With proper direction this dog breed made great hunters.

Labrador Retriever dog breed picture Labrador Retriever dog breed - There are few dogs with a disposition as pleasant as that of the Labrador Retriever. There are several apt and complimentary adjectives one could use to describe the breed, including loyal, loving and intelligent.
Maltese dog breed picture Maltese dog breed - Today, the glorious Maltese is an adored and pampered pet, as well as a sought after show dog. This dog breed is classified as a member of the Toy Dog Group.
Miniature Pinscher Dog Breed Picture Miniature Pinscher Dog Breed - The Miniature Pinscher Dog Breed may look like a miniature Doberman, but these dogs are not actually directly related.
Newfoundland Dog Breed Picture Newfoundland Dog Breed - The Newfoundland Dog Breed are massive dogs that have an innate desire to rescue people who are in danger and have an incredibly sweet and gentle nature.
Norfolk Terrier Dog Breed Picture Norfolk Terrier Dog Breed - The Norfolk terrier originated from England. It is actually very affectionate and does not exhibit a disagreeable nature. Because of this, many people like to keep them as pets.
Old English Sheepdog Breed Picture Old English Sheepdog Dog Breed - The Old English Sheepdog is an interesting breed. With a strong background in farm work and a somewhat mysterious earlier history, this long-haired dog has found a home in households all over the world as a pet. These shaggy animals can be outstanding pets if well-trained and groomed. Visually, they're unlike any other dog.
Pekingese dog breed picture Pekingese dog breed - The Pekingese was originally bred as a lap dog and companion. Also called The Lion Dog, they were the favored imperial companion of the Chinese dynasties.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgi - Pembroke Welsh Corgi is the smallest dog in the Herding Group that originating in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is one of two breeds known as Welsh Corgis.
Pit Bull Dog Breed Picture Pit Bull Dog Breed - It's hard to imagine a more fascinating and controversial dog than the pit bull. Loved and feared in equal measure, the pit bull has an interesting story that continues through today.
Pug Dog Breed Picture Pug Dog Breed - While the distinctive appearance of the Pug Dog Breed may be the first thing that attracts people to the Pug, it is the Pug's personality that wins the lifelong devotion of dog fanciers.
Rottweiler dog breed picture Rottweiler Dog Breed - The Rottweiler Dog Breed were bred to be very versatile working dogs. They guard their homes and families, excel in agility training, and think that they are tiny lapdogs when they are with their owners.
Saint Bernard Dog Breed Picture Saint Bernard Dog Breed - The Saint Bernard breed is quite an old one, going back as far as the 1700s. Monks in the Alps actually developed this massive dog to be used as a rescue dog
Scottish Terrier Dog Breed Picture Scottish Terrier Dog Breed - The Scottish terriers, also known as Scotties, are short-legged British terriers. They are one among other go-to-ground and wire-coated terriers developed in the highlands of Scotland.
Standard Poodle Dog Breed Picture Standard Poodle Dog Breed - Some people take one look at the fluffy, immaculately groomed Standard Poodles in the show ring and discount them as silly, shallow dogs. However, the Standard Poodle is considered by many people to be the most intelligent breed in the world, with the reasoning ability of a three year old child.
Shih Tzu dog breed picture Shih Tzu dog breed - They are a lively dog breed with a very unique appearance. They are small but sturdy with a long flowing double coat. Underneath the silky topcoat is a woolly undercoat.
Siberian Husky Dog Breed Picture Siberian Husky Dog Breed - The Siberian Husky Dog Breed was bred to tirelessly pull sleds loaded with supplies over frozen terrain for miles on end. These dogs are less domesticated than many other dog breeds and are actually quite wolf like.
Silky Terrier Dog Breed Picture Silky Terrier Dog Breed - The Silky Terrier, also called the Sidney Terrier, is a loving and a very intelligent little terrier. They are affectionate and like to be very close to you, and they are full of energy.
Welsh Terrier Dog Breed Picture Welsh Terrier Dogs - Welsh terrier dogs were originally bred as hunting dogs. However, this native breed of Wales soon rose to become show dogs.
West Highland White Terrier Dog Breed Picture West Highland White Terrier - The West Highland White Terriers are commonly known as Westies, and are known for their spirited personality and distinctive white coat.
Wheaten Terrier Dogs Breed Picture Wheaten Terrier Dogs - Like most terriers, the Wheaten terriers, or simply called as Wheatens, were originally bred as hunters. Therefore, their physique naturally evolved as strong and healthy.
Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed Picture Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed - The Yorkshire terriers, or Yorkies, originated from Scotland but bred in England. They were molded to hunt rats, but nowadays they are popular as pets. In fact, their variety was one of the Top Dog Breeds of 2005.

  •   Dog Breed Training

Dog breed Training - Dogs are by nature hunters and therefore are inclined to chase things. Young dogs especially are prone to take off after another animal, a car or a child.

Choosing the Right Collar for Your Puppy - Choosing the right collar for your puppy is important in many ways. Whether the worry is to teach your dog or pass on an individuality to it, dog collars and straps represent a vital role.

Clicker Training for Dogs - Clicker training for dogs has recently become popular amongst dog trainers all over the country. In this method the trainer has to make use of a clicker, a tiny plastic box with a metal button which makes a distinctive click sound once the button has been pressed. The training method is simple and is in many ways parallel to the positive training method. Here is what you have to do.

A Guide to Dog Training - Before starting dog training, it is best that you know your options well. These days you can find many types of dog training, in many different places. These trainings vary in price and each one them has something different to offer.

Types of Dog Training - If you know the different types of dog training, you have the advantage of having a well trained dog. Every dog owner must take up dog training to know and handle a dog better. Appreciating a well-mannered dog is something that all can do, training is what makes things difficult. Now, there are many kinds of dog training available but not all will suit your dog.

Dog Training Methods - Learning effective dog training methods is something that each and every owner of a pet has to associate with. You have to use time doing what requires to be done and carrying it out efficiently.

Housetraining Your Puppy - Effectively housetraining your puppy is a necessity. One of the most annoying things about pet dogs is their habit of answering to calls of nature almost anywhere they feel like it. Your bedroom rug, the drawing room sofa, your Persian carpet; everything seems as good a place as any for your little pup to go cool his bladders on.

Dog Training Tips - Despite what it seems to be from a distance, dog training doesn't need you to be a fearless Hercules, all it asks of you is to keep a few basics in mind.

Dog Obedience School - Every person desires for a dog that is well trained, but at times your pet may be a little problematic or you simply may not have the time or be acquainted with how to train him correctly. Fortunately you can get assistance and it is as easy as signing up your dog in a dog obedience school.

Housebreak your Pomeranian - Learn how you can housebreak your Pomeranian. Pomeranians are energetic and sharp dogs that are taught with no trouble, but like many small dogs housebreaking a Pomeranian can be a bit of a test.

Dog Training Collars - Learning what you need to know all about good dog training collars makes your job easier. Most dog owners wish that they could have more control over their dogs. With dog training collars, however, you can get what you want, i.e., better control with more comfort, and making sure that you are leading your dog more effectively.

Positive Methods of Training Your Dog - Using positive methods of training your dog makes training easier for both of you. Dog training can endow with a remarkable extent of contentment. Every dog ought to be familiar with the minimum fundamentals for coexisting with people – sit, come, do not jump on people, stay, and so on.

Positive Training for Your Barking Dog - They say ‘a barking dog doesn’t bite’ but I am yet to meet anyone who hasn’t been convinced otherwise every time some fine specimen of the canine family has bared its fangs and snarled and yelped. Using positive training for your barking dog works wonders.

Reward Training - Reward training has indeed been made use of for many years to train dogs. It is a good method to teach dogs of a small size like Pomeranians that are too small to act in response to choke collars and other insensitive techniques of training.

Stopping the Barking Habit - Stopping the barking habit in your dog can be done efficiently. Possibly one of the most annoying action to your neighbors about your dog is your dog's barking. If he displaces everything in your home, then that does not have an effect on your neighbors too much.

Stopping Your Dog's Chewing Problem - These days you find that many dog owners are taking their dogs or puppies to a dog training school. In these dog training classes, many new things are learnt and many of the aspects are successfully overcome. Unfortunately, one of the aspects that do not go with the classes is chewing. Follow these tips for stopping your dog's chewing problem.

House Training Techniques - Effective house training techniques for your dog works well if you follow the right steps. Every dog needs to be trained in the house, and the process is quite long.

Basics of Dog Training - Have you recently brought home a little puppy? Then you may be interested in giving your dog some basic training. You can get an obedience instructor for the job, or you yourself can train your pet.

The Importance of Dog Training - I know I know, you probably think any sort of training will interrupt the wonderful relationship you share with your dog. Sure it does yell rather annoyingly when you take it out on walks, and you do have to lock it up during dinner parties given how it snarls and growls at your friends four year old, but that’s all ok, because that’s what dogs do right? Understanding the importance of dog training will help protect your dog.

Things You should know about Dog Training - Known as man’s best friend, Dogs are the most loved domesticated animals in the world. Having a dog or puppy in a family is quite exciting for that family. But just having a dog or a puppy is not all.

Tips on Dog Obedience Training - Dog training will transform the dog's mannerisms, from a dog that will not do as he is told by you to a dog that will pay attention to your orders. From a dog that is annoying the neighbors into a calm one, and from a dog that is at all times scampering from you into a dog that will remain at a halt at your order. Just like in any other training scheme, there are some methods to be followed.

Tips on Training Your Dalmatian - Dalmatian training courses are planned to go well with the dog's innate character of a companion dog. Dalmatians look for love and fondness but just from the people they have faith in – and they are likely to take some time prior to believing in unfamiliar persons.

Training Your Puppy to Sit - A badly trained dog is an annoyance and can even be a threat to himself and others. A correctly trained dog, on the other hand, is a fantastic and enjoyable buddy, in addition to assisting you to bond.

Understanding the Many Moods of Your Puppy - Arrange your puppy training to be easier and more enjoyable by comprehending that your puppy is making an effort to connect with you in further ways than barking or wiggling his tail.

Techniques of Dog Training - The techniques of dog training will help you to understand when to reward and when to punish your dog.

Use Dog Training to Bond with Your Dog - It's important to use dog training to bond with your dog because they gain your trust and love you even more. Owning a dog that can carry out antics and is very docile and well trained is a pleasure and delight of every dog owner.

Different dog Breeds Require Different Training Methods - Because of these differences, dog training should be tailored to the breed you are attempting to train. Patience is required for training all dogs, but more is required for some than for others.

How NOT to train your dog - Dogs can be amazing at processing language. But they don't reason the way humans do. They do not connect cause and effect in the same way. As a result, it can be frustrating to repeat the same command repeatedly, only to have the dog apparently ignore you.

  •   Dog Breed Owners Hand Book

Overview of Different Breeds of Dogs - There are over a hundred registered breeds of dogs. Recognizing the type of the dog is basically associated with its breed.

Selecting a Dog Breeder - Professional dog breeders do not breed frequently. They will only do so when a pair is found to be healthy and with a temperament that will insure the birth of also healthy offspring.

Purebred Dog versus Mutt - Some mutts are actually purebred but have no documentation proving that they are purebred dogs. If you are looking for a pet and have no interest in entering into competition with your dog, this might be a viable option for you.

Adopting A Dog Puppy or Adult? - Before deciding on which dog to adopt, here is some useful information that might help you decide. You need to review your personal lifestyle and needs when adopting a dog.

How to Housebreak Your Puppy - When trying to housebreak your puppy, remember that adage that "old dogs can't learn new tricks"? It is still true. So, don't take any chances.

Obedience Training For Your Dog - When obedience training is incorporated into a dog's behavior, the dog, in turn, will be able to respond properly with the right behavior that is expected of him to manifest.

Is Your Dog Fat? - Obesity in dogs, like humans, is also caused by excessive eating and unhealthy binges. Mostly, this situation is triggered by some environmental factors that when not controlled may just lead to more problems.

Proper Diet for Your Dog - With proper minerals and vitamins, dogs will be able to maintain shiny, healthy-looking coat. For people who want to know how to prepare the right diet for their dogs, here are some tips to guide them through.

Canine Vaccinations Are Essential - Like humans, dogs need vaccinations at an early age. That is why it is important to immunize puppies so that they will survive until they are fully grown. Basically, puppies get their immunity from their mother's milk, which is also the same as that of human beings.

Dogs Have Allergies Too! - Veterinary experts assert that dogs have allergies too. One of the primary signs of allergies is the itching of their skin. Their respiratory tract system can also be affected with allergies.

Can heartworm infection be treated? - Heartworm infection can be treated through chemical therapy if diagnosed early. Most of the chemical treatments kill the worms over some period of time. Killing all the worms in one swoop is no better.

Dental Care for Your Dog - Clean teeth and gums are very important of the overall health of your dog. Here are some information on the most common dental problems of dogs and ways in treating them.

Fighting Flea Infestation - Fighting Flea Infestation The Natural Way.

Your Questions on Canine Hip Dysphasia Answered - CHD is a developmental disease of the bones in which the head of the thigh bone poorly fits the hip socket, causing damage to the cartilage, gradual destruction of the joint, pain and swelling.

Traveling With Your Dog - Most dogs like to go on adventures, which makes travel attractive for them. This is their natural hunting instincts making them want to meet new people and explore new places.

  •   Dog Breeds Directory

Dog Breeds A Z Directory - A Directory of the Finest Dog Breed Web Sites

Featured Dog Breed Site - Australian Shepherd Dog. History and Origins of the Australian Shepherd Dog.

Featured Dog Breed Site - The Total German Shepherd - all about the German Shepherd Dog Breed.

  •   Dog Breed Specific Articles

German Shepherd Dog Breed Articles

German Shepherd Dog Breed Picture

    - German Shepherd
    - Caring For your German Shepherds Coat
    - German Shepherds Bloat
    - Caring for your German Shepherds Nails
    - German Shepherds Ear Inflammations
    - Exercise and Training Tips for your Shepherd
    - Feeding Options for your Shepherd
    - Gear for your Shepherd
    - German Shepherds The Working Dogs
    - German Shepherd Behavior
    - German Shepherds Pure Bred Vs Mixed
    - German Shepherds Skin Problems
    - German Shepherds Socialization
    - German Shepherds Temperament

Golden Retriever Articles

    - All About Golden Retrievers
Golden retriever dog breed hunting picture     - Food Options for your Golden Retriever
    - Gear for your Golden Retriever
    - Golden Retriever Exercise and Training
    - Golden Retrievers Aptly Named
    - Golden Retrievers Common Health Problems
    - Golden Retrievers Hip and Elbow Dysplasia
    - Golden Retriever Temperament and Behavior
    - Golden Retriever Vaccinations
    - Grooming your Golden Retriever
    - Health Care for your Golden Retriever
    - Housebreaking Tips for your Golden Retrievers
    - Neutering your Male Golden Retriever
    - Socializing your Golden Retriever
    - Spaying your Female Golden Retriever

Various Terrier Dog Breed Articles

    - Airedale Terrier Tips
    - American Pit Bull Terrier
    - Border Terrier Dog Breed
    - Border Terrier Dogs
Airedale Terrier Dog Breed Picture     - Boston Bull Terrier Facts
    - Boston Terrier Rescue
    - Bull Dog Terriers
    - Bull Terrier Dog Breed
    - Cairn Terrier Dog as Pets
    - Cairn Terrier Dogs
    - Caring for your Soft Coated Wheatens
    - Finding Boston Terrier Dogs For Sale
    - Jack Russell Terrier
    - Jack Russell Terriers
    - Kerry Blue Terrier Dog Breed
    - Norfolk Terrier Dog
    - Scottish Terrier Dog Breed
    - Silky Terrier Dog Breed
    - Staffordshire Bull Terriers
    - Terrier Dog Profiles
    - Training Your Silky Terrier
    - Types of Terrier Dogs
    - Welsh Terrier Dogs
    - West Highland White Terrier
    - Wheaten Terriers
    - Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed

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