There are almost 200 distinct breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC), which are broken down into seven groups: Sporting, Hound, Working, Toy, Non-Sporting and the Terrier Group Dogs. What are the differences between these groups and why are they placed together? What are the groups’ defining characteristics?
There are almost 200 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC). It makes sense that the AKC would organize these breeds into seven distinct groups. These groups include Sporting, Hound, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding and Working dogs.
Who doesn’t love the rush when a new subscription box arrives at their door? From cosmetics to electronic gadgets to meal kits, the trend of subscription boxes is only growing in popularity — and not just for humans! The number of dog subscription box companies has exploded over the last few years, offering products from …
As a veteran breeder, you’re always looking for a way to gain a business advantage. Profit margins for a dog-breeding business can be tight — one great way to get a leg up on the competition is to improve your online presence. This will increase customer acquisition and boost overall revenue.
For new dog owners, choosing the right breed may feel overwhelming. The American Kennel Club officially recognizes nearly 200 breeds — so there’s plenty of choices! Narrowing your search to just one dog group may make choosing your new best friend a little bit easier.
Do you want to add a new member to your family but aren’t quite sure what breed is the best fit? One way to narrow your search is to become familiar with the dog breed groups designated by the American Kennel Club (AKC).
When you bring home a new dog one of the first things on your to-do list is scheduling vaccinations. Giving a dog shots right out of the gate may not seem like the best way to build a trusting relationship. However, adhering to a dog vaccination schedule is an important first step in pet ownership.
You’re an animal lover with a passion for dogs and a desire to develop your own breeding business. But before you can get started, you need to ensure your business complies with the Animal Welfare Act and has the appropriate USDA license or registration. Failure to comply with this federal law can result in hefty …
We recently discussed our favorite dog-centric podcasts, but some people are visual learners. Whether you need advice on dog training or healthcare, running a breeding business or just want to watch some cute puppies frolic around, YouTube is a valuable resource. There are thousands of dog YouTube channels but unfortunately, a massive amount of them …
Don’t you love it when technology makes our jobs and lives easier? From online dog libraries to breeder-focused mobile apps, every year there’s new tech you can use to improve your breeding business.