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9 Dog Breeds That Stick to You Like Glue

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Do you remember a blog post from quite a long time ago about dogs that stick like Velcro? There are quite a lot of reasons that a dog might be more affectionate or even more clingy than other dogs. Those

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13 Reasons to Love the Greyhound (Video)

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One of the most striking and unique dogs in many ways, the Greyhound has risen in popularity as a house pet in recent decades. In fact, there are now far more Greyhounds as pets than as racing dogs, which

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Breed Spotlight: Parson Russell Terrier (Video)

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There are some breeds that don’t really inspire a strong reaction when you meet one, other than a pleasant feeling of, “Oh look, a new dog!” However, other breeds definitely bring about a love or

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A Look at Chihuahua Terrier Mixes

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Last week for your reading pleasure, I offered up A Look at the Boxer Lab Mix and A Look at the German Shepherd Lab Mix. I also promised to devote some blog space to smaller crossbreeds, so being a person

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Thinking About a Chorkie? Read This First (Video)

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Regular readers know that I’m not generally a fan of “designer” breeds, and I have a particular dislike for breeders that take ridiculously small dogs and try to make them even smaller, leading to

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Breed Spotlight: American Bulldog (Video)

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It’s been a while since we’ve done a breed spotlight, and I’m here with a fan favorite. He’s goofy and sweet and adaptable, great with kids, and lots of fun. He’s often seen as the quintessential

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Is a Pekingese Puppy Right for Your Family?

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In Is a Samoyed Puppy Right for Your Family? I promised you more about specific breeds and how they fit into the family unit. This week, I’m going from one end of the size spectrum to the other, highlighting

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A Look at the Boxer Lab Mix

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Boxador. Labrabox. Boxalab. These are just a few of the names used to describe a Boxer Lab mix. People have all kinds of funny names for crossbreeds these days. When I was growing up, we used to call them

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A Look at the German Shepherd Lab Mix

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What do you get when you cross two of the most popular dog breeds in the United States? You get a Sheprador – a German Shepherd Lab Mix. At least “Sheprador” is what I’m going to call it, since

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Is a Samoyed Puppy Right for Your Family?

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In my “Breed of the Week” posts, I’ve often gone into great detail about the history, grooming requirements and personalities of various dog breeds, but I haven’t often talked much about whether

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Breed Spotlight: The Border Collie

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Welcome back, it’s Ash. If you’ve noticed that the Breed of the Week posts haven’t been coming lately, you’re right! We’ve changed just a hair, and will now be doing occasional Breed Spotlights

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Meet the AKC’s Two New Breeds

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Hey guys, welcome back. If you keep up with the most current news in the dog world, you won’t be surprised to hear that the AKC just recognized two new breeds this month. In fact, these breeds were voted

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