What are the most popular dog breeds in the USA right now? According to the American Kennel Club they’re a mixed bunch, but every single one of them deserves their spot in the Top 10! The dog breeds at the top end of the popularity stakes often don’t change significantly from year to year with the
In the United States, almost 50% of households own dogs, making them the most popular pet in the country. The American Kennel Club recognizes hundreds of different breeds, all with their own unique characteristics and appearances. In fact, due to their range of sizes, temperaments, and furs, dogs are often specially bred or used for different
Pet Tales Sara is an 8-month-old kitty with a patchwork coat who is currently in a foster home. She’s a friendly kitty who’s happy to meet new people, and especially likes chasing anything on a string. For more information about Sara, contact the San Luis Obispo County Animal Services shelter at 805-781-4413. Pet Tales Adult
I recently attended an event with several other dog writers, most of whom were a younger crowd who wrote blogs or published local pet newspapers. It was an eye-opening experience. As with any group of dog writers, we talked about our own dogs and shared their pictures. Almost every other writer had cute mixes and
They look at you with their watery eyes and really soft nose, with their tongues sticking out and their tails wagging making you feel like you mean the world to them. Someone said it right, a dog is “God” spelled backward. Maybe that is why American humorist Josh Billings said, “A dog is the only
Photo by Elizabeth Stone These incredible pups catch poachers, sniff out invasive plants and diseases, and more, thanks to the work of wildlife biologist and conservation-dog expert Megan Parker. What happens to those dogs that are just too much dog for people to handle? “You know them — you go to your friend’s barbecue, their
Colorado is a great state to get outdoors with your dog, sometimes on multi-day backpacking adventures. However, because of the cool temperatures and elevation, not all dog breeds will be suited to the climate. For example, short-snouted dogs like Boston terriers and boxers will have short endurance on the many trails in the Colorado country.