There is no such thing as a truly hypoallergenic dog, but the less a dog sheds, the less dander (s)he will produce. It’s not dog hair to which people are allergic; it’s the dander; i.e., the microscopic flecks of skin that dogs sh
In our busy lives filled with work, family, and friends, we would do well to take a few moments every now and then to think about the dogs who daily do so much for us, often at the risk of their own lives. There are many kinds of service dogs, each o
A puppy mill is a commercial dog breeding facility with as many as 1,000 breeding dogs who are kept in deplorable conditions. Not only are the cages overcrowded and unsanitary, they usually have wire floors that are difficult and painful for
A dog’s average lifespan is 10-13 years and many dogs live considerably longer. You’re making a long- term commitment when you buy a new puppy. If all goes well, (s)he’ll grow up with your kids and be part of your family for many ye
It’s important to remember that the only way you can get a designer dog is to buy one from its breeder. While these dogs are definitely mixed breed, they’re not mutts, who are the result of accidental crossbreeding.
If you’ve never heard of a designer dog, you’re not alone. Like virtually all pet store, shelter, and stray dogs, designer dogs are mixed-breeds. However, they’re special ones, the result of a deliberate breeding between two purebre