Popularity may be a fickle thing, but when it comes to dogs, some breeds are reigning champions. The AKC releases a list of the most popular dog breeds every May, and while there's some fluctuation on the charts, a few dogs remain undefeated in their charm and popularity.
Dogs vary in their popularity, changing with trends from year-to-year. As demand changes, so do the cost of puppies. But some particularly rare specimens remain scarce, driving costs into the five-digit range. And you may be surprised to see which pups rank as the most expensive dog breeds.
Everyone likes to think they have the smartest dog around. Maybe your pup knows plenty of tricks. Or they have exceptional obedience skills. But which are the smartest dog breeds, officially? If you're curious, take a look - we have the answers.
The most aggressive dog breeds have a negative reputation. Unhappily, it's not one they've earned. These breeds have their poor reputations through the results of bad owners. So before you dismiss one of these breeds from your list, take a deeper look.
Guard dogs serve an important function - protecting property and family. Obedience training is an important component for any guard dog, regardless of breed. So what breeds make the best guard dogs?