How to Prevent Dog Bites

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Health

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs each year with one in five requiring medical attention. We’ve all read stories where people are disfigured or even killed by a dog attack which is tragic. In fact, more than 6,500 mailmen are bitten by dogs each year! No wonder … Read More

Mutt Vs. Pure Bred?

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Health

erent breeds of unknown ancestry. Mutts are also known as “mixed breeds” or “Heinz 57” (mongrel is such a derogatory term). A “pure bred” is a dog whose mother and father derive over many generations from a recognized breed. Newer hybrids, or designer dogs, don’t qualify as pure breds. A Goldendoodle mating with a pure bred Golden Retriever would not be considered a pure bred. … Read More