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Group Spotlight: The Toy Group and 5 Breeds You Might Not Know About

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The AKC says that the dogs of the Toy Group may be “short on size, but they are definitely not short on personality”. As some of the most frequent companion dogs, they are very affectionate and adaptable

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Group Spotlight: The Hound Group and 5 Unique Breeds Found Within It

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Think of a “hound dog” and you probably instantly imagine a loud, baying dog like a Bloodhound or even a smaller beagle. Often paired up with hunters, hounds are not as many imagine. Yes, there are

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Group Spotlight: The Working Group Dogs and 5 Unique Examples from the Group

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The American Kennel Club recognize or categorizes all official breeds within seven groups: Herding, Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Sporting, Terrier, and Working. It is that last group we are going to

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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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1 Surprising Fact from New Labrador Retriever Studies (Video)

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I love Labradors, and let’s face it, you probably do, too. After all, it is one of the most popular breeds in the U.S. and other parts of the globe. As I said in my “Breed of the Week” article about

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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: 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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