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Breed of the Week: The German Shepherd

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The German Shepherd Dog is one of the most popular dog breeds in America, and that’s for a lot of good reasons. The GSD is highly versatile, extremely intelligent, and beyond courageous. You’ve probably

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Breed of the Week: The Keeshond (Video)

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Well, I have to confess that I’d never even heard of the Keeshond until I started researching rare dog breeds. I was surprised to find out that I probably should have heard of this breed long ago, since

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Breed of the Week: The Greyhound

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Most of us know the Greyhound as a racing breed, and typically think of it as chasing mechanical rabbits around a track. However, the mechanical rabbit is a modern construct, having little to do with the

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Breed of the Week: The Cocker Spaniel (Video)

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The Cocker Spaniel is best known as a companion dog, although he has his origins as a bird dog. He’s a very pretty dog, with his long, soft ears and silky coat (so if you don’t like grooming, bail

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Breed of the Week: The Weimaraner (Video)

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The Weimaraner has his roots in big game hunting, and was once highly prized by German hunters looking to bag deer or bear. Weimaraners are still used for hunting but might be more likely found today in

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A Dozen Hyperactive Dog Breeds

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Let’s begin this post by saying that I’m basically a lazy person. My idea of exercise is shoving my hand down in the sides of my recliner in search of a lost remote. Or moving a few canned goods in

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Breed of the Week: The Pug

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You just have to love Pugs. They’re just about a ton of cuteness, wrapped up in an adorable little package. Originally bred as lap dogs, Pugs love spending time with their humans. They’re natural entertainers,

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24 Shortest Lived Dog Breeds and Hybrids

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As I pointed out in Is It Time to Let Go, there are few things harder than saying goodbye to a dog that you love. We love them so much, and we have them for so little time. Sometimes, depending on the

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Breed of the Week: The Pharaoh Hound (Video)

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Pardon me, but these dogs really look weird! I can see how they get the name “Pharaoh Hound,” because they look for all the world like an ancient Sphinx. That shouldn’t be surprising, since the Pharaoh

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7 Odorless Dog Breeds

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Let me begin by saying that I love the way dogs smell. I love it at every stage of their lives, and I love it no matter what’s going on with them. I love that warm, milky puppy smell, and I even love

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