Family dogs are dogs that are great for kids of all ages. Find out which types of dogs will fit best in your home.
It's not uncommon for older dogs to lose their sight or even their hearing as they age. But can they lose their ability to smell, too?
To a human it's unimaginable — sniffing another's derriere. But to our canine companions, it's totally normal. But why? Why?
The xoloitzcuintli is one of the most ancient of dog breeds and even was considered as a symbolic guide to the underworld by the ancient Aztec and Mayan civilizations.
If you run out of your dog's food, can you just feed him your cat's food? And what about your cat? Is it OK to give him dog food?
Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. But a few breeds stand out for being, well, exceptionally large. Which hold the records for being the biggest?
At between 120 and 170 pounds, you might expect the massive Leonberger to be aggressive and hard to handle — turns out, they're intelligent, gentle and sensitive family dogs.
The way to a dog's heart is definitely through a belly rub, but just touching a cat's belly will probably get you a back-leg rabbit kick and a painful vise of teeth and claws.
The belly button is pretty obvious on a human. But what about a dog? Do they have one and if so, where in the world is it?
Any dog lover with allergies knows that the two just don't mix. So which dog breeds are best if you're allergic and still want a four-legged friend?
There are two types of huskies and they both look an awful lot like malamutes, so it's no wonder people can't tell them apart.
The Shar-Pei is one of the most unusual looking dogs around — that is, if you can find the dog under all those adorable wrinkles.
In rat-infested New York City, the Ryders Alley Trencherfed Society – R.A.T.S – is on the job and prowling the streets with dogs bred and trained to flush out and dispose of pesky rodents.
A study found seniors are prone to injury while walking their dogs. Here are ways to enjoy walks with Fido and do it safely.
To most people, dogs are sweet and cuddly, but for some, they're terrifying. However, there are treatments to get over this phobia and most involve hanging out with a dog.
Humans experience a wide range of emotions, but what about dogs? Do they ever get embarrassed by things their humans force them to do?
If you walk your dog on a retractable dog leash, you need to read this article before you or your four-legged friend wind up hurt.
People often hear if a dog's nose is dry, the dog is sick. If that's true, does a wet nose signal a healthy dog?
And the smellier the better. But nobody seems to be able to figure out why they do it.
Slipping your dog a little human food once in a while is fine, but be aware that some human foods are toxic to Fido.
Your dog might even 'trance' — and you have no earthly idea what he's doing. We assure you, he's not the only one.
Ancient American dogs were decimated when the Europeans arrived. But these pre-Columbian dogs did leave behind a lasting legacy.
Since there seem to be no scientific studies one way or another on whether dogs know when we're photographing them, we have to rely on anecdotal evidence.
Bloodhounds, with their floppy skin and gangly ears, are the quintessential tracking dogs, and there's good reason.
Dogs are more than man's best friend. They've also helped out with the Cuban Missile Crisis, joined the Russian space program and discovered a rare archaeological find. And at least one was promoted to sergeant.
Anxiety-reducing thunder shirts can help calm frightened dogs and other pets.