Archive for the 'Dog Selection' Category

Top 5 Least Intelligent Dogs

You may have heard someone call their pet a “dumb dog” or “stupid”, but according to recent news reports these five breeds actually qualify. Previously, we showed you a list of the Top 25 Most Intelligent Dogs. To follow up on that, we have the Top 5 Least Intelligent Dogs.  That’s not to say these […]

25 Most Intelligent Dogs

Ever wondered which dog makes the smartest pet, or if your current puppy is considered more intelligent than others?  Generally, dog intelligence is defined by a dog’s thinking, learning and problem solving abilities.  Dog breeds such as Doberman Pinschers, German Shepherds, Border Collies, Golden Retrievers and Poodles tend to be considered amongst the smartest breeds.  […]

Miniature Schnauzers

The Miniature Schnauzer is considered one of several Hypoallergenic dogs available for those people who suffer from dog allergies.  They have double-coats consisting of a wiry topcoat with soft undercoats.  Since they have short, trim coats of fur on their bodies they tend to have minimal shedding.  Less shedding leads to less of the irritable […]

Miniature Pinschers

According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Miniature or Mini Pinschers are “well-balanced, sturdy, compact and smooth-coated dogs”. These dogs of the Pinscher breed were first bred to hunt small vermin in Germany such as rats. Pinscher in German translates to “biter”, which refers to the way these dogs attack their prey. The “Min […]

Pomeranian Dogs & Puppies

The small toy breed Pomeranian dog is considered a great choice for pet owners with dog allergies or without. While no dog is truly considered a hypoallergenic dog, the Pomeranian dogs have a minimal amount of dander which can cause allergy irritations to allergy sufferers. In addition, the Pomeranian’s small size makes it easy to […]

Portuguese Water Dog

When considering Hypoallergenic Dogs, the Portuguese Water Dog may be an excellent dog breed choice for allergy sufferers.  The PWD is one of several dogs that are considered well suited for pet owners who suffer from dog allergies. The reason is these dogs do not shed hair very much at all. They also are one […]

Hypoallergenic Dogs

Some dog owners decide to suffer from the nasty effects of dog allergies, which is not advised by most allergists.  The allergists generally voice concerns that having a dog allergy and continuing to associate with a dog that irritates your allergies can worsen your asthma and overall allergies.  In some cases, some people opt for […]