Do you wonder which dog is the most talkative? There are plenty ways how dogs can communicate with us - they can bark, howl, yelp, whine, growl, yip.. But some dogs use all of these and some are quiet all the time.
There are five groups of dogs, that are the most talkative of all. The attention seekers who will bark at you so you go out and play with him. The brave guards, who will growl at everyone, because they want protect everything around them. The nervous dogs, who will whine, just because there was a strange noise outside. The bored dogs, who will be excessively vocal out of the boredom and the dogs that are vocal just because they are goofy and they like it.
Everyone wants to have obedient dog, but some dog breeds are less obedient than others. I heard a lot of times, that people are saying, that their dog is just untrainable. Sometimes it’s not the fault of the dog – sometimes it’s due to lazy humans. But it is true, that some dog breeds just do not obey our commands just as easily as others.
People tend to think, that if the dog is not obedient, he must be dull. Well that is not true at all, most of the dogs on this list are pretty intelligent – but they are extremely independent and very stubborn. Those two personality traits makes them the least obedient dogs in the world.
If you are wondering if your dog might be one to gravitate toward this behavior, than this video is just for you! In this video you will find what are the least obedient dog breeds, because if you are looking for a training challange, i am sure, you will never be bored with these dogs.
Generally, smaller breeds have longer lives. The reason why is still unknown, though Kraus suggests that there are several possibilities, including that larger dogs may succumb to age-related illnesses sooner. Also, larger breeds grow from puppies to adults at an accelerated rate, and this may lead to a higher likelihood of abnormal cell growth and death from cancer.
Of course, it is always just an average lifespan, it is not possible to predict, how long will your dog live. And there are a lot of things how you can actually prolong your dogs life, for example with quality food, not overfeeding them, giving your dogs proper exercise – mental and physical or just making their life happy.
There are some people saying, that mixed breeds have longer lives, because they are not inheriting the bad recessive genes. But there are no official papers on this subject, so it is still very unclear. And there are no official data about mixed dog breeds lifespan. But again, smaller mixed breeds generally have longer lifespan than large dogs.
Some people prefer big dogs and some prefer smaller breeds. Both categories have pros and cons and today we will look at the advantages of owning a small dog breed.
Lets start with the money. Dog food and treats is one of the biggest expense of owning a dog. And with small dog you will save a lot of money on these two items. You will also save money on dog accessories, you will need smaller bed, crate and toys. And smaller means cheaper.
Its hard to transport large dogs. Especially if you are using public transport. But you can fit small dog under your seat or to your dog carrier purse. Even in the plane, a lot of time, small dogs can be taken with you without paying extra.
In nature larger animals live longer than small ones. Whales or elephants live much longer than mice. But this is not the case with dogs. Larger dogs have shorter lifespans than small dogs. If you want companion for 15 years, you should choose a tiny breed.
I guess that all of you, who are reading this article, are dog lovers. But we must respect, that there are people that are for some reason afraid of dogs, or they just dont like them. But most of the time, these people are scared only of big dogs and they do not have problems with small dogs. So if you have someone in family who you are visiting very often and who is scared of dogs, it will be better for them if you get small breed. They might be okay with that.
If you do not need guard or protector, you dont need your dog to be powerful. For a lot of people it is actually a benefit, if their dog is weaker. Its very easy to pull your dog away from garbage or some other nasty and dangerous stuff. They are overall much more managable thanks to the fact, that they are not that strong.
Generally, larger animals like elephants live longer than small animals like mice. But that is not the case with dogs. Larger dog breeds have much shorter lifespan than small dogs. Average life span of all dogs is between 12-13 years. But all the ten dogs in this list have lifespan shorter than 10 years. We actually do not know, why large dogs have such a short lives. There is a possible explonation, that they have a significantly shorter lifespan simply due to the fact that their bodies have to work extra hard to maintain that giant posture. For example, their heart must make bigger pumps to fill the whole body with blood. Large dogs often times have problems with heart and joints. You must be prepared for it when getting giant dog breed.
The most popular dog from this list is Rottweiler. And they are one of the most popular dogs of all breeds despite their short life span which is around 9 – 10 years. Rottweilers are not only used as companion dogs, but also as by police, customs and armies all around the world, but mostly in Germany, Switzerland, Norway and Denmark.
Giant Bullmastiff is pretty low active dog breed that adapts greatly to most home environments. But due to its large size, they most often live in houses with yards. Their average lifespan is 9 years. Bullmastiffs are very strong and powerful dogs that make great guards.
Everyone knows the Great Danes. Next to the Irish Wolfhound, this is one of the two largest breeds in the world. Great Dane named Zeus is actually Guiness World Record holder as a tallest dog in the world. These sweet and loyal companions have very short lives – between 8 – 9 years.
Mastiffs looks menacing and terrifying due to their enormous size, but they are very good natured and docile dogs. This is one of the heaviest dog in the world, sometimes they can weigh up to 220 pounds. Unfortunately, his very large size may contribute to his shorter lifespan.
Dogue de Bordeaux or French Mastiff is probably the dog with shortest life span – between 5 to 8 years. If you have 8 years old Dogue de Bordeaux you are very lucky, its pretty unusual that they live that long. But in the short time they have on this world, they are most of the time very loving, easy to maintain and loyal companions.