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8 Dog Breeds that Can Be Left Alone

One of the biggest reasons that people decide not to get a dog even if they want one is because their work schedule has them away from home all day.  There are concerns that the dog will feel neglected, and there can be further concerns if a bored or lonely dog whines or barks, disturbing […]

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 […]


Best Dog Breeds for Runners

Jogging is great exercise. For many of us, it can be far easier to work out with a buddy than to go alone. But what if your circle of friends and family doesn’t include an avid jogging enthusiast? Have you considered getting a furry friend who would love to be your running partner? Dog breeds […]

Labrador Retriever

What is a “Teddy Bear” Dog?

Fluffy, tiny, and true to their name, the Teddy Bear dog breed is a hybrid of two purebred breeds, the Shih Tzu and the Bichon Frise. Though neither of these parent dogs look like the classic teddy bear toy, when combined to make a designer dog, their offspring perfectly captures the beloved stuffed animal. In […]

Teddy Bear

Basset Hound: A Puppy You’ll Forever Love

Large soulful eyes, a humble spirit, and quiet confidence best describe the Basset Hound dog breed. If you’re looking for a purebred dog that’s calm, low-key, and inquisitive, the Basset Hound is one of the best dog breeds for families with children. This friendly, non-territorial dog is sure to melt hearts and be a puppy […]

Basset Hound

Top 7 Dog Breeds for Introverts 

Introverts aren’t hermits, but they do need their down time to recharge, especially after being social.  But just because an introvert needs a break from people doesn’t mean they need to be completely alone.  In fact, snuggling and petting a furry friend can help introverts regain their energy even faster.  Read on to learn about […]

Basset Hound
golden retriever
Great Dane
Labrador Retriever
Shiba Inu

Bull Mastiff: A Puppy You’ll Forever Love

A mix of the purebred Bulldog and purebred English Mastiff, the Bullmastiff is a loyal, brave, and affectionate dog breed. In this article, you’ll learn every reason there is to take home and love a purebred Bullmastiff puppy!   HISTORY This breed came onto the scene in the mid 19th century as a response to a […]

English Bulldog
English Mastiff

Jack Russell Terrier: A Puppy You’ll Forever Love

Energetic, inquisitive, and caring, the Jack Russell Terrier is a puppy you’ll love forever. This small-sized breed has a larger than life personality thanks to the “terrier” dog group it belongs to. Terriers are known for their feisty and energetic nature. And the Jack Russell Terrier certainly fits that description. In this blog, you’ll learn […]

Jack Russell Terrier

10 Short Haired Dog Breeds for Low Maintenance Grooming

The bathing, brushing, and grooming needs of dogs can vary greatly depending on the breed.  Is it fair to say that as a general rule of thumb short-haired dog breeds require less grooming?  Find out in this article that lists the 10 short haired dog breeds that require the lowest maintenance for grooming.  Breed Characteristics […]

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