Archive For The “Dog Breed Profiles” Category

The Goldendoodle is the best of two breeds

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The Goldendoodle is the best of two breeds

by Elizabeth Prater   According to Life Magazine, the Goldendoodle is arguably the perfect pet. This designer dog, part Poodle, part Golden Retriever, is great for people with allergies since it has little to no shedding. It is also great for families because its temperament is friendly, sweet, and fun. This dog is great for…

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The Monkey Face Dog Will Shower You With Kisses

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The Monkey Face Dog Will Shower You With Kisses

by Elizabeth Prater   The Affenpinscher is an interesting dog. And I’m not just talking about its name! The name is a totally different story. In German, it translates to “monkey terrier”. That’s because it is said to have a monkey-face due to an  exceedingly short muzzle and a protruding jaw and lower lip. In France,…

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Basenji- The Ancient African Dog Breed

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Basenji- The Ancient African Dog Breed

by Elizabeth Prater The Basenji is an interesting dog, said to be one of the most unique breeds in the world. It actually belongs in the category of hound dogs. The Basenji is sometimes called, “the barkless dog from Africa.” Many argue that it is not really a dog, but rather more cat-like. This is because…

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The American Gentleman: Boston Terrier

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The American Gentleman: Boston Terrier

by Rebecca Kramer   The Boston Terrier is a small, short-muzzled dog native to the United States. Playful and good tempered, they make excellent family pets and “apartment dogs”. Their short muzzle may present breathing issues which need to be watched for.   HISTORY   The Boston Terrier breed originated in the United States. Yes in…

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