Breed-Specific Blog


Read about what makes each and every breed different!

At Beyond the Dog we train every breed and treat each dog as an individual. In doing so, we don’t ignore genetics and understand they play a role in development and training. Learn more about each breed below!

French Bulldog Puppy

French Bulldogs

Breed History The gregarious and social French Bulldog began as a miniaturized version of the English Bulldog in the mid-1800s in several of the larger English cities.  Over time, as many English citizens migrated to France

Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier

Pit Bull and Staffordshire Terrier

Few breeds of dogs have experienced such long standing levels of misunderstanding and censure than the pit bull.  To truly understand the dissension surrounding this breed type, it is important to understand its origins and the reason for its creation. 

German Shepherd

German Shepherds

The German Shepherd is one of the most recognizable working dog breeds in the United States due to its long history as a superior worker and companion. 

Goldendoodle Breed Info

Let’s Talk about Doodles

If you have been on top dog trends in the last 5 or so years, the word “doodle” is definitely in your vocabulary. This popular, teddy-bear-like dog can come in many forms: minis, standards, and of

Labrador Retriever Dog

Labrador Retrievers

Labrador Retrievers have ranked as the most popular dog in the United States for thirty one consecutive years (according to the American Kennel Club), and with good reason.  These lovable comics actually originated in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and served as general waterdogs, retrieving ducks, and assisting local fishermen. 

Golden Retriever Dog

Golden Retrievers

The Golden Retriever has long stood as one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States, and for many good reasons.