Wednesday, July 18, 2018

5 Dog Breeds With Bad Reputations

A bad reputation is a hard thing to shake — especially if you’re a dog. Certain breeds of dogs have characteristics that give potential owners...

The Abyssinian

The Abyssinian is one of the oldest cat breeds. Abyssinians did not necessarily originate in Ethiopia, which was once called Abyssinia, as their name...

Highland Lynx Cat

The Highland lynx is a fairly new cat breed that made its first appearance in 1995 at a North Carolina cattery. Also known as...

Treeing Walker Coonhound

Few things can quicken a coon hunter’s pulse like the sight of this swift tricolored hound in full stride—the long, muscular legs, the powerful...

Beagle

Not only are Beagles excellent hunting dogs and loyal companions, they are also happy-go-lucky, funny, and—thanks to their pleading expression—cute. They were bred to...

Whippet

A medium-sized sighthound giving the appearance of elegance and fitness, the Whippet denotes great speed, power and balance. In fact, the Whippet, an English...

Golden Retriever

It’s not surprising that Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. Along with being exuberant and friendly,...

Alaskan Malamute

The largest and oldest of the Arctic sled dogs, the Alaskan Malamute possesses great strength and endurance. He is not designed to race, but...

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terriers, affectionately known as "Yorkies," offer big personalities in a small package. Though members of the Toy Group, they are terriers by nature...

Boxer

​A well-conditioned Boxer is an awesome sight. A male can stand as high as 25 inches at the shoulder, females a little shorter. Their...