Top 10 Hound Dog Breeds

The Hound Group includes dog breeds with a wonderful sense of smell and/or great athleticism. These breeds were developed to follow game either by sight or by smell. Sighthounds include the fast and streamlined Afghans, Greyhounds and Salukis. Sighthounds need lots of exercise but some breeds like the Borzoi, the [...]

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Dog Diabetes and the Aging Dog

As our dogs get older, they become subject to a number of age-related diseases such as canine diabetes. Diabetes in older dogs is a common metabolic disorder in which insufficient insulin is produced to process the amount of glucose required for energy. Alternatively the dog’s insulin receptors may be insensitive [...]

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To Breed Or Not To Breed

I am not even going to start hounding you on the millions of animals euthanized each year in shelters or that die on the streets. No one ever thinks this could happen to a litter they breed. I am going to tell you what makes a responsible breeder and the [...]

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Hereditary Dog Diseases

Good dog health is important to all dog owners. All pet owners want to ensure their dog has a happy and disease-free life. Dog health problems are either hereditary/congenital or acquired through injury or environmental conditions. This article is about inherited dog diseases and is intended to help you understand [...]

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Dog breeding for beginners

Breeding dogs requires a high level and responsible breeding program. Take this article as “breeding dogs for dummies” or “dog breeding 101” type of article. Let’s jump right into it. Breed Standards Breeds that exist are either UKC (United Kennel Club) or AKC (American kennel Club) registered and these are [...]

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