• 12 Dog Breeds Prone To Separation Anxiety

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Separation anxiety isn't really exclusive to specific breeds, but there are some dog breeds that seem to be at a higher risk than others. While there are also many factors to separation anxiety, some dogs seem to fall victim to it without any rhyme or reason. If you're currently struggling with separation anxiety or want to try to avoid the problem at all costs when searching for a new dog, it might be best to avoid these breeds or adopt adults with a known temperament.
    1 - German Shepherd Dog
    The German Shepherd Dog is known as the jack of all trades in the dog world, as they have been...
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  • Top 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds To Own

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    There are many things to consider when considering getting a new puppy. At iHeartDogs.com, we believe adoption is the best option! Many of us are dead-set on certain breeds. Others aren't quite sure. Regardless, cost is always a factor when deciding to add a dog to your home.
    There are many things that bring up the cost of the dog outside of the purchase price - and these include crates, toys, beds, kennels, food, and health issues. While health testing is at an all-time high for breeders who are working hard to eliminate the problems in their breeds, there are still many people out there...
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  • Top 10 Most Low Maintenance Dog Breeds

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    If you are looking for a family dog, one of the things to take into consideration is how much work the dog takes to maintain him. Busy households with not a lot of time may want to consider one of these breeds that does not need some of the “frills and pampering” other breeds require. For our list, we did not take into consideration activity or “energy” level, since all dogs should be exercised and played with in order to stay happy and healthy .
    1 - Chihuahua
    The short haired version hardly requires grooming, and with big pricked ears, you do not even have to check those really like you...
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  • 14 Dog Breeds Closely Related To Wolves

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    All dogs have descended from wolves or other wild canids and many still maintain their primitive looks and temperaments today.
    Although it's been centuries since dogs became domesticated, recent DNA studies have brought to light which of the recognized breeds are the most closely related to wolves and their ancestors. The study included 414 dogs from 85 different breeds and the results might surprise you! You can
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  • 10 Least Smelly Dog Breeds

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    There are many dog breeds that seem to carry around that particular “doggy” odor and this can be undesirable for many people looking for a companion. There are many reasons for dog smell such as poor general hygiene, poor diet, allergies or a coat or skin type that holds smell in. Regardless of the reason, there are many dog breeds people consider to be on the odorless side and we've compiled a list of them here. The following are the top 10 least smelly dog breeds according to dog experts:
    1 - Dalmatian
    The Dalmatian is well-known for its appearance as well as its use and popularity in...
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  • 12 Best Large Dog Breeds For Families With Children

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Pretty much all families searching for a dog are looking for a breed that's known for being good with children and there are certainly plenty to choose from. If you're on the lookout for which breeds might benefit your family best and you want a larger sized dog, be sure to check out the breeds listed here.
    1 - Bulldog
    The Bulldog, or English Bulldog, is a short but very large breed that may look rather intimidating to some potential owners. However, they are very gentle and lazy dogs that make excellent family companions, particularly for those with children.
    2 - Newfoundland
    The...
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  • 15 Dog Breeds That Don't Need Too Much Exercise

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Choosing the right dog for your lifestyle is so important that breeders, trainers and rescue workers cannot stress it enough. The wrong dog in the wrong home is a disaster for everyone and only ends up with the dog in the shelter and the owner distraught over the struggle they've managed. Dogs are individuals and their needs will vary, but focusing on certain breed traits will help you choose the right dog for you regardless of where you get it.
    Picking an active breed that needs more exercise than an owner can give is one of the top mistakes new owners make. Siberian Huskies and...
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  • 12 Dog Breeds With Easygoing Personalities

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    We all know the Type B personalities: easy-going, steady workers and low-drive. The same can be said for Type B dogs. If you're looking for an even-tempered, fun-loving but non-competitive breed to share your home with, consider checking out the breeds in this list. They make excellent family companions and do just fine with training, but they may not be the advanced competition winners or hard workers that the Type A breeds are.
    1 - Labrador Retriever
    There's a reason the Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds around the world. They are active, easily trained and have...
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  • 12 Of The Easiest Dog Breeds To Train

    2 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Most people looking for a dog want a breed that's easy to live with. Easiest dog breeds to train tops many desired “wants” when looking to bring a new dog/rescue dog into a person's life. While all dogs can be trained, there are some that are easier than others.
    All dogs are individuals, of course, so this list is a broad generalization of which breeds are usually fairly easy to train basic obedience and house manners. If you're looking for a breed that's easy to train for advanced and competition obedience, these might work for you also! If not, you'll have a well-behaved dog that...
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