Dogs are man's best friend. Dogs are man's best friend. Most Americans own pets. 69% of 90.5 million dog-owning families have dogs.
People outlive dogs. Dogs live longer with proper diet and activity. Unfortunately, heredity determine dog lifespan.
AKC Non-Sporting Group chows are low-energy. Its gloomy gaze Blue, black, red. Only AKC-recognized chows and Chinese shar-peis have blue-black lips.
Shar-peis are wrinkly. Smart but stubborn, they need early guiding. Shar-pei have allergies, eye ailments, and bone and joint problems.
This noble race was once reserved for royalty. The Scottish deerhound is big even among short-lived large dog breeds.
The AKC accepted the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog in 1995, descended from Julius Caesar's war dogs taken across the Alps. Puppy. Warm air hinders activity.
Bulldogs are one of the most famous dog breeds in the US, despite their resemblance to Winston Churchill. Despite its name, polite.
The Danish mastiff is the Broholmer. European pair brought the first Broholmer to the US in 2009.
Flat-coated retrievers are among AKC-accepted six. This mid-19th-century British breed was the "gamekeeper's dog" on large farms.
Saint Bernards are child-friendly. A monk who helped people cross the Alps to Rome named Saint Bernards relief dogs.
Bernese alpine dogs originated in Switzerland. It pulled farm carts and herded cattle.
The Great Dane was named after wild boar teeth shredding its long ears during breeding in England and Germany. Great Danes. Trustworthy.