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For the Love of Scotties

Scottish Terrier Rescue
by Jeff Cuckson

Purebred dogs of all breeds can be found in shelters, and volunteers can be found in every state to seek them out. Scottish Terriers, West Highland White Terriers, and even breeds considered rare, all pass through shelters every year. Those who perform Scottish Terrier rescue are committed to matching homeless terriers with loving new owners.

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How to Fight Breed Ban Legislation

Breed-ban legislation has been cropping up across the country. Does it truly help? If a breed-ban is placed in your city or town, will it stop dogs from attacking people?

The answer is no. Breed-bans are not the answer. But if this is the case and breed bans are not the solution to serious dog attacks, what can we do to protect the most vulnerable people in our society

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Detroit Rejects Breed Ban

The American Kennel Club (AKC) and the Michigan Association for Purebred Dogs (MAPD) have reported that the Detroit City Council unanimously rejected a proposed breed ban this week. Local fanciers and responsible…

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The Pros and Cons when Choosing a Specific Breed of Dog

by Jon Dunkerley

Ok, so you have made the big decision to purchase a dog. Whether the decision was yours alone, or that of your kid?s, you being the voice of reason must determine the appropriate breed of dog that will be part of your family for the years to follow. Think of it as a trip to the grocery store. You have your absolute necessities, your health

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Is a Boxer Dog Right For You?

By Ron Swerdfiger

Country of Origin: Germany
First Registered: 1904
Colors: Fawn, brindle with white markings
Coat Type: Short, glossy and smooth
Height: 21 – 25 inches
Weight: 66 – 70 lbs.
Life Span: 10 – 12 Years
Average Litter Size: 5 -10
Health Concerns:. May have problems with heart murmurs, skin tumors, digestive problems and hypothyroidism
Temperament: good-natured, affectionate, sociable, headstrong, high-energy

Active, playful, loyal, family