The Wall Street Journal, with the help of the American Kennel Club, put together a list of the 25 most popular small breeds in America. Topping the list was the French Bulldog, followed by the Beagle, Poodle, and Yorkie.
If you'd like a regular dose of cuteness, start following Sparkles the Diva on Instagram. This sweet little Shih Tzu is well known for her passion for fashion and her little tongue. Sparkles lives in Atlanta and has recently started another Instagram account, FabulousDogofAtlanta to bring the dog community together. Read more about Sparkles on Modern Dog Magazine.
How to Choose a Small Dog and Prepare Your Home. Owning a pet is a great responsibility, but one that offers numerous rewards. And yet, there is much you need to decide and prepare for before adopting a new furry friend. Consider the following before picking a pet to better decide what breed makes the most sense for you.
As a nation of dog lovers, we want to be uber-confident that just as we enjoy our outdoor space, that it is safe for our dogs to enjoy too. But what is harmless to humans can be toxic or irritating to dogs. With summer on the doorstep, the teamat Rattan Direct have created this handy cut-out-and-keep guide for dog owners looking to ensure their garden is safe for the four-legged member of their family.What is it you should be looking for?
If you have a fluffy little dog, regular grooming is required. While some dogs love to be pampered by a pet stylist, others get anxious. And then there are the endless shampoo options and grooming tools. Angie Bolghoz, an expert pet stylist in Charleston, South Carolina, shares helpful advice to make grooming easier for you and your pup.
Did you know dogs can get a sunburn? It's true and it's why Solardogz developed their SPF 50+ rash guards. These sporty pet shirts are soft, stretchy and quick drying. The pull-over style means no velcro, buttons or snaps to deal with. We had a chance to meet Mary Lou Scott, the founder of Solardogz to learn more about these protective, and stylish, doggy shirts.
If you're thinking of taking your small dog on your next weekend adventure or vacation, take a look at our list of pet-friendly hotels. When traveling with your dog, it's always best to book your room directly with the hotel you plan to visit, rather than a third-party site like Expedia or TripAdvisor. The reason for this is hotels may have a limited number of pet-friendly rooms available, so when you book direct, you can be assured they'll have a room ready for you and there won't be any sur...
Harley the Chihuahua came to a Sioux City, South Dakota for a visit one day. Everyone fell in love with the little dog and now he's a fixture at the school. Along with listening to children read, Students can earn points for good behavior, and redeem those points to spend time and share treats with Harley. Click here to read more about this amazing little dog.
Both dogs and people need regular exercise to get and stay in good shape. So why not work out with your dog? You can go running with your small dog. You can play a variation of fetch with your dog, where you try to get the ball before your dog does. You can play chase with your dog and even swim with your dog. Sound like fun? It is. Henrik Nielsen, a CrossFit coach at Fits-Me and proud owner of a Jack Russell Terrier, has put together some great tips and suggestions to help you get started wo...
Do you think pink first when it comes to buying your dog a new collar? Would you consider yourself a pink-a-holic when it comes to accessories for your little dog? Why not? Pink looks amazing on so many different coat colors, including a bright white Maltese, a fawn Chihuahua or a blue and gold Yorkie. If you love some pink, have a peek at some of our favorites.
It's that time of the year. Time for the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. If you love watching the little dogs compete, we have a list below of all participating small breeds, what time they're being judged and links to the live stream of the judging. Can't be there in person, watch the live stream of the Westminster Dog Show on television or on a live stream from your computer, tablet or phone. Further down the page, we've listed all of the small breeds and what time you can see th...
Just as parents with small children or teenagers place importance on finding a good school district and kid-friendly neighborhood, pet parents have special considerations too. From the proximity to a dog-friendly park to flooring materials, dog owners should look for certain features when purchasing a new home. When house hunting as a dog owner, it’s important to not only consider what will make you happy and comfortable, but also what will make your canine companion happy and comfortable.