What breed of dog is considered the oldest American breed?

Answer The American foxhound is thought to be the oldest American dog breed. The breed originated in 1650, and was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886. The American foxhound is consi... Read More »

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How to Identify What Breed of Dog Is in a Mixed Breed?

According to The Dog Owner's Guide, the majority of dogs in the world are mixed breeds. This means that, unlike purebred dogs, they have more than one breed in their bloodlines. While there are sta... Read More »

Is it safe to breed a female dog on the first heat?

On One Hand: Dogs Have Been Breeding Before DomesticationFemale dogs, depending on their size and breed, come into their first heat anywhere from 5 to 18 months old. This indicates that female dogs... Read More »

Which breed of dog is the tallest known breed?

According to the American Kennel Club, the tallest dog breed is the Irish Wolfhound at approximately 32 to 34 inches tall. Although the Irish Wolfhound breed as a whole is considered the tallest, t... Read More »

What breed is the RCA dog?

The dog represented in the painting "His Master's Voice" that became famous in ads for RCA was a terrier mix breed, part bull-terrier, part fox-terrier. Nipper was the actual dog's name. He lived i... Read More »