Susan B. Barnes and her black dog Scout
Susan B. Barnes and her black dog Scout

Susan B. Barnes

Susan B. Barnes is a lifestyle, food and travel journalist who is as comfortable bicycling through Italian olive groves and sampling fermented shark in Iceland as she is taking her dog on miles-long walks and hanging out at the dog park. She's an active member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Society of American Travel Writers.
  • breed group: none
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: high prey drive, strong loyalty tendencies, good hiking companion
  • colors: blue, red
  • patterns: bicolor, flecked / ticked / speckled
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: willful, playful
The Australian stumpy tail cattle dog is an intelligent and high-energy dog who is loyal and devoted to her owner. Learn more about living with the go-go-go "stumpy."
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Eurasier
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  • breed group: none
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to train, easy to groom, low prey drive, apartment-friendly, strong loyalty tendencies
  • colors: gray, fawn, red, black
  • patterns: sable
  • coat length/texture: medium
  • temperament: gentle
The Eurasier is a calm, thoughtful, and confident dog who’s incredibly loyal to her family. Learn more about living with Eurasiers, a dog bred solely to be your furry BFF.
Azawakh
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  • breed group: hound
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to groom, strong loyalty tendencies, hot weather tolerant
  • colors: red, fawn, white, black, gray, brown / chocolate / liver, cream, gold / yellow
  • patterns: brindle, bicolor
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: willful, playful
Azawakh are intelligent yet independent dogs that love two things above all else: their families and running. Learn more about living with an Azawakh.
  • breed group: herding
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to train, loves water, good hiking companion, strong loyalty tendencies, cold weather tolerant
  • colors: black, white, cream, red, gray, brown / chocolate / liver, gold / yellow, fawn
  • patterns: sable, bicolor, tricolor
  • coat length/texture: medium
  • temperament: friendly, willful, playful
The Icelandic sheepdog is a friendly, intelligent, and high-energy dog who is loyal and playful with her family. Learn more about living with the Icelandic sheepdog.
Finally, a bar designed for dogs and the people who go with them.
  • breed group: none
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to groom, high prey drive, strong loyalty tendencies, good hiking companion
  • colors: brown / chocolate / liver, black, red, fawn, gold / yellow
  • patterns: bicolor, brindle
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: willful, playful
The black mouth cur is a loyal and hardworking dog who is at the same time sensitive, playful with families, and filled with boundless energy.
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  • breed group: none
  • breed size: small (0-25 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to train, requires lots of grooming, apartment-friendly, cold weather tolerant, strong loyalty tendencies, good for first-time pet owners
  • colors: black, gray, red, white, cream, brown / chocolate / liver
  • patterns: black and tan, sable
  • coat length/texture: medium
  • temperament: friendly, outgoing, playful
The German spitz is an energetic, intelligent, adaptive, and friendly dog who is loyal to her family yet has an independent streak, too. Learn more about living with a German spitz.
If you're ready to hit the open road with your best furry companion, you'll want to read this first.
  • breed group: none
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to groom, high prey drive, strong loyalty tendencies, good hiking companion
  • colors: brown / chocolate / liver, black, red, fawn, gold / yellow
  • patterns: bicolor, brindle
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: willful, playful
The black mouth cur is a loyal and hardworking dog who is at the same time sensitive, playful with families, and filled with boundless energy.
  • breed group: none
  • breed size: small (0-25 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to train, requires lots of grooming, apartment-friendly, cold weather tolerant, strong loyalty tendencies, good for first-time pet owners
  • colors: black, gray, red, white, cream, brown / chocolate / liver
  • patterns: black and tan, sable
  • coat length/texture: medium
  • temperament: friendly, outgoing, playful
The German spitz is an energetic, intelligent, adaptive, and friendly dog who is loyal to her family yet has an independent streak, too. Learn more about living with a German spitz.
If you're ready to hit the open road with your best furry companion, you'll want to read this first.
Puli
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  • breed group: herding
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: easy to train, tolerates being alone, requires lots of grooming, apartment-friendly, cold weather tolerant, strong loyalty tendencies, good hiking companion
  • colors: black, white, gray
  • coat length/texture: long, curly
  • temperament: willful, outgoing, playful
The puli is an intelligent, energetic, adaptive, and happy dog that is loyal to her family and has a strong desire to please her favorite people. Learn more about caring for this corded Hungarian pup.
  • breed group: herding
  • breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
  • other traits: hypoallergenic, easy to train, prone to health issues, loves water, apartment-friendly, cold weather tolerant, strong loyalty tendencies, good hiking companion
  • colors: brown / chocolate / liver, cream, black, white
  • patterns: bicolor
  • coat length/texture: medium, curly
  • temperament: outgoing, playful
Spanish water dogs are intelligent and energetic pups that adapt quickly to new situations and are loyal to their families. Learn more about living with Spanish water dogs.
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