Choosing and finding the best dog for you
By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2016
The Truth About Purebred Dogs
Please don't get a purebred dog until you read the positives AND negatives in this article.
The Truth About Crossbred Dogs
A crossbred dog has two purebred parents, but of different breeds. For example, breeding a Golden Retriever with a Poodle results in a crossbred dog often called a "goldendoodle." Read the pros and cons of crossbreed dogs.
The Truth About Mixed Breed Dogs
On a website called yourpurebredpuppy.com, you might be surprised to see an article about mixed breed dogs. But mixes or "mutts" are often the best choices for people who want a good family pet. Read this article to find out why!
Dog Breeders: How To Find a Good Dog Breeder
You'll be disappointed to learn that most dog breeders are not experts who carefully breed the healthiest, best-tempered dogs to be great family pets. Most dog breeders, in fact, are like Margie Denton...
AKC Registered Puppies: Are "AKC Papers" Important?
Should you consider buying only AKC registered puppies? Do AKC papers and pedigrees really matter?
Dog Breed Traits – Which Characteristics Are Right For You?
How to decide on traits such as size, brushing, trimming, shedding, exercise, attitude toward strangers and other dogs....
Adopting a Dog From Rescue
Pros and cons of adopting a dog from a rescue group.
Adopting a Dog From The Animal Shelter
How to find a good purebred dog, crossbred dog, or mixed breed dog at the animal shelter or humane society.
Male Dogs versus Female Dogs
Male dogs and female dogs have different characteristics as pets. Is a male or a female right for you?
How To Choose a Puppy
How to test the temperament and personality of puppies and pick the best puppy in a litter.
Pet Shop Puppies: Buying a Puppy From a Pet Store
Is anything wrong with petshop puppies?