Best Police Dog Breeds (With Photos)

It is widely known that dogs and humans worked side by side for thousands of years. Humans used dogs for hunting, protecting, and other tasks that would be fit for our four-legged companions, and for the past 200 years we have trusted dogs to do police work as well. When talking about police dog breeds, most of us envision a German Shepherd that is ready to attack and take down bad guys. The truth is that there is a wide range of dog breeds that are employed for different police work. Some dogs are faster and stronger while others are obedient and have a better sense of smell. Police dog work can be div...

7 Fun Facts About Redbone Coonhounds

Redbone coonhound is quite a fascinating dog breed that has been in America for quite a long period. They are well known for the beautiful mahogany-like red coating that surrounds their bodies and is majestic to the eyes. They are well-tempered and very affectionate to their owner. They’re also known for their exceptional hunting abilities. Their loyal and loving nature makes them a fantastic family dog, as well. They are the type of dogs who are comfortable and happy with some companies around them. To add more knowledge about this beautiful breed, below are seven fun facts that will get you more inter...

Temperament of a Boxer Dog

The Boxer or the German Boxer, as it is often called, is a medium-sized dog breed that is one of the most popular family pets out there. They are descendants of the old Bullenbeisser, a working hunting breed that was incredibly fast and powerful. These dogs’ main job was to catch and immobilize prey until hunters arrived. The modern-day Boxers were developed in the 19th century by a German man called Georg Alt. He was an original Boxer breeder and owner that bred his original Boxer female dog with a local dog that wasn’t pureblooded. Mr. Alt wasn’t the most responsible breeder and bred one of his Boxers...

Shih-Poo - Popular Mixed Companion

The Shih-Poo is a relatively young “designer” mixed dog breed that was developed in the United States of America. Like any other designer dog “breed”, many things are still to be fully discovered and learned. This is usually a small dog since Shih-Poos are a cross between a Shih Tzu and the Toy Poodle. How was the Shih-Poo created? Humans have crossbred different dog breeds for thousands of years and many breeds have indeed started this way. Breeds like Doberman, Black Russian Terrier, Affenpinscher, Leonberger, and many more were created by crossbreeding many breeds but creating a new breed is not that...

The Best Guide Dog Breeds

Dogs are truly amazing creatures and there are a lot of jobs they can do. People have used dogs for thousands of years for hunting and companionship and in recent years, we learned that they can do so much more than that. Dogs can sniff allergies, narcotics, and diseases. They can track and save people, hunt, protect, and guard. One other thing they are amazing at is being a guide for the visually impaired people. Many dog breeds can be trained to become guide dogs but some are more talented than others. There is a long process that helps create guide dogs and to pair a guide dog with its visually impai...

The Famous Shih Tzu Temperament

The Shih Tzu is one of the world’s most popular companion dog breeds and is beloved all over the world for their sweet-natured and loving temperament. This is one of the oldest dog breeds out there and recent archeological discoveries determined that this breed existed 8.000 years ago! The Shih Tzu comes from Tibet where they have been specifically developed to keep company to the monks of Tibetan monasteries. These lovable little dogs were often gifted as presents to royalty and it was notoriously hard to get ahold of a Shih Tzu. You couldn’t just buy one, especially if you weren’t from Tibet, someone...

7 Interesting Facts About the Border Collie

The Border Collie is one of the most famous working dog breeds in the world. These lovely dogs are known for their unparalleled herding ability and their tremendous energy. If you encounter a working Border Collie that is about to herd the flock, make sure you stand and watch. These dogs have developed a special technique of herding called “the eye” where they stare at the animal they want to herd until it moves in the direction they want them to move. If the animal starts going in the wrong direction, this dog runs around them and repeats the stare. It sounds rather unbelievable, but trust us, these do...

Colors of the Labradoodle

The Labradoodle is a famous crossbreed that is rapidly gaining popularity around the world. First Labradoodles were created in the Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia who wanted to create a dog that has the best characteristics of both of their parent breeds - the Labrador and the Poodle. This popular hybrid was first created by a gentleman called Wally Conron. Mr. Conron was in charge of the Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia’s breeding program and his idea was to create a service dog who will be great for people with allergies. Little did he know that he will create one of the most popula...

Dog Breeds With Blue Eyes

Some dog breeds have special features that make them unique and one of a kind. Just as humans, dogs can have different eye colors. There is something special about blue eyes in both dogs and humans that makes them especially attractive. Most dogs have brown colored eyes, but not all of them. Some dog breeds have naturally blue eyes, and that is considered as a part of that breed. Other dogs can have blue eyes due to the lack of pigmentation, and that trait is viewed as a fault. There are four reasons a dog can have blue eyes, and three of those reasons are connected to a lack of pigmentation that affect...

Dogs With The Strongest Bite Force

Dogs are the most popular house pets in the world and sometimes we forget that these animals aren’t just our fluffy best friends but they are also animals that share ancestors with wolves and have tremendous biting ability. Indeed, most of our dogs will not attack or bite us if they aren’t mistreated but it is interesting to remember what these animals are capable of. We bring you the top 10 list of dogs with the strongest bite force but first, we need to say a few things about biting and how it is measured. How often dogs bite? Dogs usually don’t bite for no reason and most dog bites happen because dog...