Category Archives for Dog Breed

Breed of the Week: The Havanese (Video)

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You all know what Velcro is, right? It’s that wonderful fabric that binds to itself and stays in place until you rip it off. Have you ever thought of dogs in terms of Velcro, though? The Havanese is

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Breed of the Week: The Akita (Video)

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If you love large dogs, as I do, and would enjoy having a loyal, protective companion who is also affectionate and playful, the Akita could be the right breed for you. This is a dog that has a huge heart

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Breed of the Week: The Vizsla (Video)

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This week, I’m going to talk about a fairly rare breed – the Vizsla. This is a Hungarian dog that was originally bred as a retriever and pointer but has since come to be prized as a family pet. In

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Breed of the Week: The Bearded Collie (Video)

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If you love fluffy, happy-looking, good-natured dogs, then the Bearded Collie might be the perfect dog for you! The Bearded Collie originated in Scotland as a herding dog, and, today, is considered to

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Breed of the Week: The Scottish Terrier (Video)

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Scottish Terriers are such appealing dogs; they kind of remind me of mustachioed little old men, and looking at one always brings a smile to my face. Don’t think, though, that this isn’t a dog to be

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Breed of the Week: The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever (Video)

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The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, often simply referred to as a “Toller”, is a fairly new, quite rare breed with a fascinating origin. Tollers were originally called “Little River Duck Dogs,”

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Breed of the Week: The Chihuahua

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As I keep pointing out, my preference is for large breeds, although when I’m doing my “Breed of the Week” posts I try to achieve a mix of small, medium and large (see, for instance, Breed of the

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Breed of the Week: The Great Pyrenees (Video)

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Here I go with my passion for big dogs again! Although I do try to be fair, so you might also want to check out Breed of the Week: The Chihuahua. What’s not to love about the Great Pyrenees, though?

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Breed of the Week: The Poodle (Video)

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Okay, let’s begin by accepting as a matter of faith that anyone who wanders onto this site knows that I have a bias in favor of large dogs. I know that if I’m going to talk about Poodles here, I’m

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Breed of the Week: The Cane Corso (Video)

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Before we get into specifics about the Cane Corso, a word about pronunciation: I have heard many people (even breeders) mispronounce the name as “Kane Korso.” It’s actually “Kah-nay Korso.” Okay,

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