Category Archives: Breed Selector

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The Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian-Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhounds are an old breed that dates back to the Stone Ages in Scandinavia. They are beautiful dogs of medium size, with a curled tail, and strong lines. Bred for hunting, they have amazing stamina and speed. Being they evolved in colder climates, they have a thick double coat, and shouldn’t be considered as…

Affenpinscher: Energetic Small Dog

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Dog owners, just like their dogs, come in all sizes. If you are in the market for a small dog the Affenpinscher breed is one to consider. Known affectionately as the “Monkey Dog” due to the appearance of the breed, this breed is a unique small dog usually weighing less than ten pounds, and usually…

The German Shepherd: Great Family Pet

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Ask the average person on the street to name ten dog breeds and most will include the popular German Shepherd in their list. Maybe they are old enough to remember the popular TV show Rin Tin Tin or have owned this breed. Whatever the reason, these dogs are very versatile canines, and make great family…

The Loveable Cairn Terrier

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The American Kennel Club lists many different breeds of terrier dogs. One of these terriers that many people are discovering is a perfect match for their life style, plus being a great family dog, is the loveable Cairn terrier. Originating in Scotland, as so many other terrier breeds can lay claim to as the country…

The Great Dane Breed

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Today we are going to take a closer look at the Great Dane Breed and how this noble breed came to be. There are several competing factions who lay claim for the origins of this breed, and they go back to the time of the Pharaohs of Egypt and the pyramids. A very ancient breed…

The Lovable Shih-Tzu

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Many people worldwide consider the loveable Shih-Tzu breed to be the best small dog to own. A very strong case can be made for this statement because of all the great qualities this breed exhibits. Let’s take a deeper look into why so many dog owners feel this way concerning the Shih-Tzu. The Shih-Tzu breed…

Boxer Breed Interesting Facts

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The Boxer dog breed is a dog of many fine qualities enjoyed by dog owners worldwide. Many people I know have owned Boxers, and I have found them to be a friendly, very playful dog with excellent intelligence. Easy to train and great guard dogs; the Boxer dog breed has a very loyal following with…

Living With a Pomeranian

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The Pomeranian makes a wonderful pet for adults and children. These furry little dogs thrive in an environment of happiness and love and return these same fine qualities to those who bring a Pomeranian into their lives and home. They were first recognized as a breed by the AKC in 1888, so they are a…

Facts About the Newfie

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Today we are going to talk about and present a few interesting facts about the Newfoundland dog. This breed has always appealed to a particular type of person who likes larger dogs with great loyalty and intelligence. The Newfoundland dog is a large breed, and is loved for their gentle nature along with a very…

It’s Called a Shepherd For Good Reason!

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As humans began the switch from hunter/gatherers to agrarian societies they also included the domestication of wild wolves to assist them in many ways. One reason the German Shepherd is a great herding dog is due to humans gradually turning the wild wolf into a herding animal. They observed how wolves worked together to distract…

The Scary Looking Bulldog – Looks Grumpy But is Very Friendly

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Bulldogs have long been depicted in the media as the symbol of violence, strength, roughness and dominance. Many people, especially children, are sometimes afraid of them just because of their somewhat scary appearance. They originated in Britain from fighting mastiffs, which in turn were introduced by the Roman invaders and conquerors. Today, they only look…

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