Category Archives: Dog breeds

Today the Westminster Dog Show opens and six “new” dog breeds will be competing for the first time. These breeds — American English Coonhound, Cesky Terrier, Entlebucher Mountain Dog, Finnish Lapphund, Norwegian Lundehund and Xoloitzcuintle (a.k.a. Mexican Hairless) — are old friends of Petfinder, and with the exception of the …

Steve Dale is host of the nationally syndicated radio show Steve Dale’s Pet World and The Pet Minute with Steve Dale. His column, My Pet World (in which this post originally appeared) is carried in more than 100 newspapers nationwide. Steve also serves on the board of directors for the …

Nobody likes to think about the death of a pet. But if we understand what diseases are most likely to affect them, we can tailor their veterinary care to give them the best chance at a long and healthy life. Among Dachshunds whose cause of death was recorded, 40% died …

A Scottish Deerhound at Texas’s Montgomery County Animal Shelter. Yesterday a Scottish Deerhound named Hickory was named Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show. Check out our dog breed guide to learn more about the Scottish Deerhound — a “low-key and easygoing” dog who likes to “run and chase …

When the Westminster Dog Show opened in New York City yesterday, six “new” breeds made their competition debut. The breeds may be new to the Westminster Kennel Club, but they’re not new to Petfinder! Of the six — Bluetick Coonhound, Boykin Spaniel, Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog, Leonberger and Redbone Coonhound …

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