According to Drs. Foster and Smith, dachshunds are a breed of dog that have a higher tendency to suffer from epileptic seizures compared to other dog breeds. The breed can inherit epilepsy from family lineage that passes... More »

When your dog has a seizure, protect yourself from the dog's teeth, move the dog away from dangerous objects, keep objects away from your dog's mouth, observe your dog until the seizure stops and stay calm and speak calm... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Seizures in dogs can be a result of several causes, including food poisoning, anemia, kidney disease, strokes, head injury, liver disease and electrolyte problems. Dog seizures can also be referred to as epilepsy, and th... More »

Pitbull-type dogs are the breed most frequently associated with serious bites, but Rottweilers and German Shepherd Dogs also frequently top lists of biting breeds, notes the American Veterinary Medical Association. Asses... More »

The American Kennel Club provides a list of recognized dog breeds, along with the history and distinguishing characteristics of the breed, at Another breed registry, the United Kennel Club, has its o... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Any dog breed can howl, but some breeds, such as bloodhounds, Siberian huskies and Alaskan Malamutes, are more likely to do so. Dogs howl as a form of communication or in response to certain sounds. More »

Although pit bulls, German shepherds, chow chows, Rottweilers and dobermans frequently are considered the most aggressive breeds of dogs, any dog of any breed can be aggressive. Research shows that training and socializa... More »