Breed Spotlights

Is a Dalmatian the Right Breed for You?

Adult Dalmatian dog against an orange background

The Dalmatian is one of the most easily recognized dogs in the world, thanks to its spotted coat. These loyal dogs thrive on human companionship and make great family pets, but they aren’t suited for all households. Read on to learn more about this beautiful breed.


Unique Poodle-Mix Breeds: Combinations You May Not Know

Man holding a gray poodle mix dog over his shoulder

One of the reasons  poodles are used to breed hybrids now more than ever  is because of the shift in what we call the puppies resulting from these unions. Today, these offspring are known as “mixes”, not “mutts”! 


Shiba Inu: Breed Spotlight

Adult Shiba Inu laying in the grass

Whether you are aware or not, the Shiba Inu is one popular breed that you likely passby on the block more often than you realize! This peppy, alert little dog should not be underestimated when it comes to being attentive to their owner. With a life expectancy upwards of 15 years, this is one companion you can plan to rely on for years to come. Read on to learn more about this happy breed. 


Boston Terrier: Breed Spotlight

Adult Boston Terrier dog facing forward

Boston Terriers are one of the most popular breeds in the United States due to their friendly disposition and adaptability. This compact breed is low maintenance and a great dog for any family. 


Corgi: Breed Spotlight

A Pembroke Welsh Corgi with its tongue sticking out

Pembroke Welsh Corgis have quickly become one of the most sought after breeds in America. Most potential owners are originally drawn to the breed because of their cuteness, but this affectionate and agreeable breed has a lot to offer beyond its looks. 


Cavachon: Breed Spotlight

Adult Cavachon dog in the grass

In the days of designer dogs and hybrid breeds, you may find yourself asking, “What is a Cavachon?” Luckily, we’re here to help! Simply put, a Cavachon is a mix of a purebred Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a purebred Bichon Frise, but there’s a lot more to it than that! Keep reading for a full overview of all things Cavachon.


Do Goldendoodles Shed? How to Prepare for Your New (Furry) Best Friend

Woman in yellow shirt holding a Goldendoodle puppy

If you were one of millions who spent the last year upgrading your interior, you might be wondering: which dog breed will do the least damage to my furniture when it comes to excess hair? Luckily, you have several options! But one of the most popular, is none other than the Goldendoodle. In addition to blending the best of both Golden Retrievers and Standard or Mini-Poodles, this is one furry companion that can potentially mesh well with your pad’s new layout. 


Boxer: Breed Spotlight

A happy boxer dog in the grass

Upbeat, fun-loving, and affectionate, it’s no surprise that the Boxer ranks among the top dog breeds in America. If you’re thinking of adding one of these pups to your family, read on for a complete overview of all things Boxers.


Border Collie: Breed Spotlight

A black and white Border Collie in the grass

Known for its intelligence and exceptional working abilities, the Border Collie is a breed like no other. If you’re looking for an active and loyal companion who will keep you on your toes, the Border Collie may be the breed for you! Keep reading to learn more about this wonderful breed.


Great Dane: Breed Spotlight

great dane lying in grass

Appreciated for a powerful build, bold character, and athletic endurance, the Great Dane has changed names many times since first appearing in the history books. Their cohabitation and usefulness to humans have remained constant over time. Once a reliable hunting and working dog, today the Great Dane is appreciated for its gentle loving nature and loyalty to family.

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