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Breed Spotlight: Teddy Roosevelt Terrier (Video)

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History buff that I am, I had no idea that there was a breed of dog known as the Teddy Roosevelt Terrier. Naturally, I immediately envisioned a dog with a huge grin and a pair of wire-framed glasses; enamored

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5 Mixed Breeds Gaining in Popularity with Dog Experts

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All of my readers know that I am a big advocate for adopting mixed breeds. Whether from a pound or rescue or from a breeder working on the different designer breeds, I feel that these puppos all have a

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Breed Spotlight: Bolognese (Video)

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I won’t lie…I thought Bolognese was a word used specifically to describe a pasta sauce. Then, in researching some of the best small breed dogs I ran across the Bolognese dog. A member of the AKC, it

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Breed Spotlight: Bergamasco Sheepdog (Video)

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In my ongoing series of “most unusual” dog breeds, I’ve decided to take a deep dive into one of my favorite, most visually striking dogs, the dreadlocked Bergamasco Sheepdog. Did you need to re-read

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Breed Spotlight: Pungsan (Video)

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As someone interested in dog breeds of all kinds, I sit up and pay attention when I hear of a breed that is unfamiliar or exotic. That’s why I was excited to hear about the Pungsan…actually two Pungsans!

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Breed Spotlight: Plott (Video)

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I like to write, so it makes sense that I’d appreciate the name of the breed known as the Plott or Plott Hound. Yet, once I began to learn about this lesser-known breed, I appreciated it for much more

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9 Dog Breeds That Will Guard Your Home

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I lucked out when I fell in love with Boxers. They aren’t afraid of strangers, nor do they tend to get upset when a stranger shows up. But they are pretty vocal when something changes, which means they

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Breed Spotlight: Golden Doodles

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I love all the funny breed names that are created by cross breeding. I mean, seriously, a Labradoodle, Bascottie, and Cockapoo…it can make you want to adopt one of these breeds just so you can say those

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Breed Spotlight: Berger Picard

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When was the last time your dog made you laugh? I can tell you exactly when that was for me. This morning, Leroy decided to greet the hens by sticking his head right into the hen house – where he was

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Breed Spotlight: Otterhound

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Quite a while ago on the blog, I wrote about dog breeds that have gone extinct, or are on their way out. One of the dogs I mentioned was the Otterhound. At the time, there were reports that fewer than

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Breed Spotlight: Bull Terrier

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If you’ve been following along on the series about pit bull dogs that I’ve posted lately, you’ll know that “pit bull” is not a breed, but rather a group of breeds that share similar ancestry.

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Breed Spotlight: The American Pit Bull Terrier

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Did you know that there are several related breeds that are all colloquially called the “pit bull”? When we talk about the pit bull today, we most often mean the American Pit Bull Terrier – but other

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