Dog Discoveries

Dog Word of the Day: Alpha Dog

Dog Word of the Day Alpha Dog

  What is an alpha dog? Since alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet, the term “alpha dog” has come to denote a dog that within a “pack” is considered the first, the highest member in rank. Use of the term dates back to when wolves were studied and it was determined that … Read more

Dog Word of the Day: Spitz Dog

  What is a spitz dog? If you stumbled on this term before, you may have been wondering what is a spitz dog, and what are the main characteristics of spitz dogs. Spitz dogs are fascinating animals who share similar characteristics which throughout their history made them particularly suitable for the environment and climate in … Read more

Dog Word of the Day: Setter Dog

  Dogs have been used for many years as working partners and along with the retrievers, the pointers and the spaniels, the setter dog deserves his spot of honor for being cherished as a gun dog. What is a setter dog? There are several different types of setter dogs and each one of them has … Read more

Dog Word of the Day: Flooding

  In the world of dogs, there are a variety of terms that may seem to be quite technical, but technical doesn’t necessarily have to mean difficult to understand. Don’t be discouraged by intimidating terms and don’t let them get into the way of learning more about your canine companion! The concept behind several terms … Read more

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