Yorkshire TerrierWe're now well within the dog days of summer, and that got us thinking about how our furry friends handle the heat. It also made us wonder how the owners of those dogs handle the falling fur. Do they strike first by shaving their pets' coats?
Pigheaded, headstrong, determined and willful are words that easily apply to these 11 breeds. These dogs are all very independent and as the United States celebrates its independence this month we thought we would spotlight dog breeds that exemplify what independence really is.