Siberian Husky after getting brushed

Do Huskies Shed?

Huskies are sled dogs popularly used in the polar regions for, well, pulling sleds and heavy loads. However, they can also be seen outside of this habitat and make for great pets even in the city and in warmer places than the poles. In fact, retired adventure trekking huskies often find homes in cities as …

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Fresh okra sitting on table

Can Dogs Eat Okra?

When you eat something, and if it looks like you are enjoying it, it is not unusual to see Robbie look at you with great interest and some optimism. Maybe a treat will come his way. If you are having a meat dish, then there is no question on your mind. But if it is …

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Brussels Griffon

Which Dog Breeds Look Like Ewoks?

Are you a Star Wars fan? Then you must be in love with the Ewoks, the sentient furred bipeds who call the moon of Endor their home. About a meter tall, they are curious, sturdy, fearless and capable of surviving in the forest. These hunter-gatherers are intelligent too, and with their primitive technology, they could …

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Male dog looking out

Do Male Dogs Have Nipples?

The reproductive organs of the male and female dogs differentiate them. However, you may be quite surprised to know that like female dogs, male dogs have nipples too just like other warm-blooded males like pigs, cats, primates and humans. Just like in female dogs, the nipples in the male dogs extend from the groin area …

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English Springer Spaniel

Top 17 Dog Breeds with Floppy Ears

From Spaniels to beagles to retrievers to Bassett Hounds, those adorable floppy ears have stolen tons of hearts worldwide! But have you wondered why these ears flop as they do (other than to magnify cuteness by a gazillion times, especially in those slow-motion wind-in-my-ears videos)? Well, if you have, you wouldn’t be the only one; …

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Maltese getting groomed for dog show

Do Maltese Shed?

The Maltese are a gentle, charming and playful breed of lap dogs. It’s a very tempting breed if you’re looking for a snuggle companion. They are believed to have originated in Italy’s Malta which is somewhat known for its sophistication. So, it is kind of fitting that royalty love these dogs and the dogs love …

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