Welcome to DogTime.com



Pampered Dog Blog

  • Popular Dog Breeds: German Shepherd Dogs

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Thursday January 29th, 2015 at 09:56 AM

    Noble. Loyal. Courageous. German Shepherds (officially known as the German Shepherd Dog by the AKC) are all of these things and more. Theyve been one of the most popular dogs in the United States almost since they were developed, a little over 100 years ago.


    The German Shepherd Dog is another rather young breed. They were intentionally created by Captain Max von Stephanitz and others who shared his vision around 1899 in Germany. The breed is derived from old breeds of herding and farm...

  • Getting A Dog From A Breeder

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Friday December 26th, 2014 at 09:59 AM

    If you are thinking of getting a dog from a breeder you will find that it is quite different from adopting a dog in most ways. Purebred dogs are intentionally bred for specific reasons. Each breed originally had a purpose, even if the dogs are no longer used for that purpose today. Breeders and breed clubs keep extensive information about their dogs, the history of the breed, and their health. If you are planning to get a purebred dog you should ask the right questions about the puppy or dog...

  • Popular Dog Breeds: Shih Tzus

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Monday December 22nd, 2014 at 07:56 AM

    The Shih Tzu originated in China where it was cherished by members of the royal family for over 1000 years. Always a house pet and companion, these compact dogs have a beautiful flowing double coat. They are one of the most popular breeds of dog in the United States today.

    History The Shih Tzu is an old breed, developed in China more than 1000 years ago. It seems likely that they were originally a cross between the Lhasa Apso (or the Tibetan mountain dog) and the Pekingese, two very ancient...

  • Popular Dog Breeds: Boston Terriers

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Monday December 15th, 2014 at 09:05 AM

    The dapper Boston Terrier is one of the few breeds that was entirely developed in the United States. He is a true All-American. Gentle, lively, and highly intelligent, the Boston Terrier makes a wonderful companion. He is particularly well-suited to apartment life and being a house pet.


    Although they may not look like it today, the Boston Terrier was originally developed to be a fighting dog. Bostons were originally bred in the stables of Boston, Massachusetts after the Civil War....

  • Popular Dog Breeds: Australian Shepherds

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Monday December 8th, 2014 at 03:03 PM

    Despite their name, the Australian Shepherd probably originated in the Pyrenees Mountains between Spain and France and then they were brought to Australia and then to America by Basque Shepherds in the 1800s. The breed is known for being intelligent and versatile as well as very energetic.


    The Australian Shepherd is something of a world traveler. Despite their name, the breed as its known today was developed in the United States, though it originated in Europe. There are a number of...

  • Choosing the Best Christmas Styles for Your Dog

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Monday December 1st, 2014 at 02:56 PM

    Its time to deck the halls and your dog, too! Christmas and the holidays just dont seem right for many people without adding some festive touches to their pets. Whether its a glittering new bow in your dogs great hair cut, or some cozy pajamas while your dog waits for Santa, most dogs enjoy dressing up for the holidays because it means getting extra attention from their owners.

    Subtle touches. If youre not one to dress up your dog in doggy clothes, you can mark the season by getting your dog...

  • Super Trendy Dog Fashion Trends

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Wednesday November 26th, 2014 at 12:48 PM

    Our pampered pets will get to go on plenty of fun outings with us. Of course, you want them to look their best, so what do you need to dress your baby up and be on trend? Here are some of the hottest dog fashion trends:

    Bright Dog Bows

    Just like dressing up a little girl, your pampered princess pooch needs some super cute dog bows for this Spring and Summer. They should be bright and match any outfit that shes wearing. They should also be adorned with curls or with cute, interlacing ribbons...

  • What Makes A Best In Show Dog At The Westminister Kennel Club Dog Show?

    from Pampered Dog Blog

    Friday November 21st, 2014 at 07:45 AM

    We have all heard of the coveted Best In Show title at the Westminister Kennel Club Dog Show every year, and chances are that you love to see who wins it each year. The breed, the color, the style, the size no matter what draws you to see who wins the best in show title each year, every dog owner can see a bit of their best furry friend in that show dog. Most dog owners arent familiar with all of the work that goes into getting a dog ready for a dog show. Even more owners have no idea what...

popular blog posts
Breed CenterVideo Center