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Everything You Need to Know About Pregnant Pit Bulls

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Despite the fact that pit bulls are often discriminated against – even being banned in some areas altogether – humans continue to adopt them, buy them, breed them, and love them. This umbrella term

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7 Common Health Problems in Pit Bulls

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Today we’re continuing our look at the pit bull breed. You’ll know, if you read our Breed Spotlight post about pit bulls, that the term “pit bull” isn’t actually a breed at all, but an umbrella

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11 Tips for Training Your Pit Bull (Video)

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Have you ever heard someone ask, “Why are pit bulls dangerous?”, or “Are pit bulls good dogs?” There are a lot of false beliefs out there about pit bulls, but the fact is that pit bulls can be

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35 Fun Facts About Pit Bulls

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Welcome back readers, it’s Ash again. This week I did a breed spotlight on the American Pit Bull Terrier, and I mentioned in that post that we’d be doing a deep dive into this breed on the blog for

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5 Types of Pit Bulls and How to Tell the Difference

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If you’ve ever seen a pit bull dog, you are probably remembering a stocky, muscular dog that had a big, goofy smile. This is the generic image of a pit bull that most of us know, whether we grew up watching

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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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Breed Spotlight: Scottish Deerhound

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Welcome back for another breed spotlight! Lately I’ve been thinking about hound dogs, and the many breeds of hound that aren’t as popular here in the states as they are in Europe or other parts of

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Best Dog Breeds to Win Over Your Spouse

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Is your spouse not too sure about adopting a dog? Do they prefer independent pets like cats, or think that a pet may not be something they want to deal with? I’ve had several friends that found out that

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Why You Should Walk Away From Teacup Dogs

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A while ago, in my blog “Creating a Fear-Free Vet Experience for Your Dog,” I told you about a guy I met at the dog park – Al, with his Saint Bernard, Hannah. The other day, as I was socializing

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Toy Poodle Puppies: More Than Just Cuteness!

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There’s probably nothing cuter than a basket full of puppies, even if they are Toy Poodle puppies! Regular readers know that I’m not exactly a fan of small dogs, since Boxers own my heart, but it can’t

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Is a German Shepherd Husky Mix Puppy Right for Your Family? (Video)

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It seems as though lately there are so many dog breed mixes out there, with crazy names like “Chorkie,” “Yorkiepoo,” “Boxador,” “Doxiehuahua” and so on. Are they breeds? No. They’re crosses.

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Breed of the Week: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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We’ve talked on the blog before about Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Cocker Spaniels, but today it’s all about the adorable Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. This family of dogs make for very cheerful

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