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Owning a German Shepherd

Owning a German Shepherd is unlike owning any other dog breed. German Shepherds bring unique challenges and rewards to dog ownership. As a highly intelligent large dog breed, a German Shepherd can either have military grade obedience and trustworthiness. Or it can be an unruly, out-of-control nightmare. The difference lies in training your German Shepherd […]

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puppy socialization

Owning a Labrador Retriever

Of all the trusted family dog breeds out there, Petland Kansas City most often recommends the Labrador Retriever to first-time dog owners. This is because owning a Labrador Retriever is easy overall.  Labrador Retrievers are known for their intelligence, eager-to-please attitude, trainability, and very outgoing, energetic, and friendly personality. To help you decide if getting […]

Labrador Retriever

How to Raise the Perfect Puppy

Who doesn’t want to raise the perfect puppy? A well-trained and well-behaved puppy is guaranteed to become a great companion dog.  What you don’t want to do is get distracted by your new puppy’s incomprehensible cuteness… And forget to modify his behavior with consistent puppy training… If you want to know how to raise the […]

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Top Dog Breeds for Families

Petland Kansas City has the top dog breeds for families. We pride ourselves on matching families of all sizes with excellent family dogs. But if you’ve just embarked on your puppy finding journey, you first need to know which breeds are the best for children.  Allow us to introduce Petland’s 10 best puppy breeds for […]

Alaskan Malamute
English Bulldog
French Bulldog
golden retriever
Labrador Retriever

Best Hybrid Dog Breeds for Families

Hybrid dog breeds have risen in popularity. There are many benefits to bringing home a hybrid puppy. The biggest benefit is that since most hybrid dog breeds have one Poodle parent, hybrid puppies tend to be hypoallergenic, or very close to it. Some of the best family dogs are hybrids. Hybrid dog breeds can be small […]

designer hybrid
hybrid dog breeds
hypoallergenic dogs

Morkie vs. Yorkie

Have you heard the terms “Morkie” and “Yorkie”? These are two different dog breeds. But what is the difference between a Morkie and a Yorkie?  Read on to discover the difference between these adorable, teacup dogs.  YORKSHIRE TERRIERS The term “Yorkie” is a nickname for “Yorkshire Terrier.” Yorkshire Terriers are a teacup-sized purebred dog breed. […]

Yorkshire Terrier

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: A Puppy You’ll Forever Love

Elegant, dainty, and graceful, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog breed is the Grace Kelly of the canine world. This lovable breed is small, soft, and highly affectionate. Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are companion dogs and are an excellent breed for families with small children as well as other household pets.  Owning a Cavalier King […]

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

8 Dog Breeds that Can Be Left Alone

Just because you’re away from your home all day doesn’t mean you have to give up on your dream of having a dog. There are certain dog breeds that do just fine being home alone, and with these breeds, you won’t have to worry about them barking when you’re gone. One of the biggest reasons […]

Basset Hound
Boston Terrier
Bull Mastiff
Chow Chow
French Bulldog
Lhasa Apso
Miniature Schnauzer

Akita: A Puppy You’ll Forever Love

The beautiful country of Japan has given the world such wonders as Sushi, the Selfie Stick (thank you!), and the QR Code. Here at Petland Kansas City, we want to thank Japan for giving us our personal favorite—the Akita! The Akita is a large, purebred dog famous for its dignity, courage, and unyielding loyalty. Akitas […]