The Afghan Hound is considered by many to be the least intelligent dog breed followed, by Basenji, Bulldog, Borzoi, Bloodhound, Pekingese, Beagle, Mastiff and Basset Hound. As dog intelligence rankings are often based on... More »

Although female dogs start going into heat at the age of 6 months, they should not be bred until their second season, which is usually six months later. Males reach sexual maturity sometime between the ages of 12 to 15 m... More »

Breed your dog by ensuring your dog's health, acquiring a stud and preparing for puppies in your home. Consult your veterinarian each step of the way. More » Pets & Animals Animal Reproduction

Although this is not scientifically proven, it is believed that some of the slowest dog breeds are the Basset Hound, Bulldog and Dachshund. This is because they are plump and have shorter legs than other dog breeds. More »

Some of the small dog breeds that minimally shed are the Basenji, Bichon Frise, Cairn Terrier, Shih Tzu, Maltese, Toy Poodle, West Highland White Terrier, and the Yorkshire Terrier. Miniature Schnauzers, Miniature Poodle... More »

Some mellow dog breeds are bulldog, bullmastiff, Chihuahua, Chinese crested, clumber spaniel, French bulldog, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Japanese Chin, mastiff, Pekingese, pug and Shih Tzu. While all of these dog breeds usua... More »

There is only one dog breed that is referred to as barkless, a hunting breed from Africa called the Basenji. Instead of barking, the Basenji makes sounds that approximate whining, yodeling, screeching and howling. More »