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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: 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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7 Fun Facts about French Bulldogs (Video)

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My readers know I love all breeds of dog, but that I have a particular affection for Boxers. Janice and Leroy are full of the energy, curiosity and loyalty (along with plenty of goofiness and sweet natures)

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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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Pit Bull Service Dogs Being Banned from Airlines

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Despite the fact that pit bull dogs have been proven as less naturally aggressive than Chihuahuas, it was announced this summer that Delta Airlines is banning all service dogs that appear to be of the

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11 Best Toys for Pit Bulls

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So far, we’ve talked about why pit bulls have such a bad reputation, why pit bulls should not be banned, what it’s like to care for a pregnant pit bull, and so much more. This breed group is fascinating,

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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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How to Care for Your Pit Bull in Extreme Weather

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It seems like every year, as soon as we start getting into the second half of summer, my mind turns to the winter. There’s a lot to do around here to prepare for winter, and some of those things include

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The Owner’s Guide to Caring for Pit Bull Puppies

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I recently wrote a post about caring for pregnant pit bulls, and in it, I mentioned that this post would be coming soon. Today I want to talk about how to care for a pit bull puppy, starting from the day

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