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7 Fun Facts About Siberian Huskies

They look like wolves but behave like silly toddlers. Who are we talking about? Siberian Huskies of course! These dogs, turned Internet sensation, never fail to entertain. They’re sweet, friendly, playful, and…

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Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

The Internet is a wonderful place to play around and search for various and sundry things. Sitting at my computer and wondering what helpful information I would like to write about for…

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Top 10 Dog Breeds of 2009

In January, the American Kennel Club announced the most popular dog breeds of 2009. The Labrador Retriever is still making the top of the list as America’s most popular dog, but the German Shepherd isn’t far behind. Read the AKC’s official press release, see the Today Show’s slide show, and learn more about the HSUS petition to help stop puppy mills.


The Intelligent and Energetic Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog, also known as the Blue Heeler, the Queensland Blue Heeler, and the Queensland Red Heeler, is a breed from the 19th century. Because of Australia’s rugged and demanding terrain, stockmen found themselves in need of a herding dog strong and tenacious enough to withstand the continent’s conditions. Although the specific breeds used for the modern day Cattle Dogs is unknown and hotly debated among breeders, it is speculated that Dingoes, Dalmatians, Bull Terriers, Smooth Haired Scotch Merle Collies (themselves a cross-breed between the Rough Haired Scotch Collie and the Blue Italian Greyhound), and Australian Kelpies play a role.


Flat Coat Retriever

by Geoffrey English

The Flat Coated Retriever is a gun dog that originated in the United Kingdom. Not as well known as other types of retrievers, such as the Golden and Labrador retrievers, the Flat Coat Retriever shares many characteristics with these other breeds in that it will assist the hunter on both land an water, retrieving with ease when hunting waterfowl or upland game.

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5 Rare and Unconventional Dog Breeds

by Jeff Nenadic

The domestic dog has been with us for thousands of years and evolved into a multitude of breeds, all with distinct characteristics. Among these breeds are some of the most unusual and rare dogs in the world including those listed below. However, if you do decide that you would like to own a rare breed study as much as you can about the animal before you

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