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Are Dogs Colorblind Or Is This A Myth?

If you ask any dog owner or canine enthusiast whether they know if dogs are officially color blind or not, most people won't have the faintest idea. And guess what, the scientific community is not sure either! However, there are indeed some facts about a dog's vision that has come through from studies and tests ...
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Train Your Puppy to Come at the Park

Train Your Puppy to Come at the Park

It all sounds so simple in theory…You call your puppy and they come to your feet, then you reward them and that should be it. The Recall! For so many people though, it all goes pear-shaped and we end up chasing our dogs and puppies all over the park, shouting their name as they run ...
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Understanding Your Dog's Body  Language

Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language

Ever wondered what your dog is doing when they are interacting with another dog? Do you sometimes feel like you're watching something in a foreign language as your dog communicates with another dog? Sometimes it can be really frustrating not knowing whether to step in and stop your dog or let the activity go on ...
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Be the Pack Leader Your Dog Wants You To Be

Be the Pack Leader Your Dog Wants You To Be

I want to explain two very important facts about your dog... The first is about whether or not you really need to be the pack leader. And the second is whether the pack leader is aggressive in their behavior. For example, is it necessary to beat your chest, shout and smack your dog in order ...
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Dog Digging Hole

How to stop your dogs digging

So what’s the score with my dogs digging? I hear you asking… Why are they doing it and how do I stop them destroying my beautiful back garden? Well here’s the way your dog see’s it and its very different from how you think! In fact it will answer a lot of your questions. First though ...
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Should you be using food to train your dog?

Have you ever asked yourself whether or not using food is cheating when training your dog? If you have, then I can promise you that you are not alone. It’s something that many people never actually get clear in their minds and yet it is one of the most powerful topics to understand and also ...
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Online Dog Trainer vs Personal Dog Trainer

Online Dog Trainer vs Personal Dog Trainer

Many people ask me about signing up to use an online dog training website and whether it’s a good investment or whether they are better off spending the money with a professional trainer in person. It’s a great question. And I believe there are 4 key areas to consider: 1. Cost 2. Quality of the ...
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Dog Health Problems are Many, but Preventable!

by Nottingham Vet School The bond that can come between a person and a dog can be extremely strong, especially if that bond had been strengthened with living with each other for many years. Pets become an additional member of our family. You'll want your dog's health issues to be taking care of and to ...
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Chihuahua

Size of the Chihuahua

by marcia.furman Tiny Chihuahuas are a very special breed of dog. The Chihuahua originated in ancient times, now carefully bred in the USA since before 1929. The Chihuahua size originally written by AKC was meant to stay 2-4 pounds, but American breeders tend towards a larger dog size for breeding & showing and pet purposes ...
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Dog Training

The 10 Biggest Dog Training Myths

There’s so much conflicting stuff out there on the net. And most of it's absolute hogwash. So in this article I want to set the record straight. Let’s delve into the most common misunderstood topics one by one. 1. Dog training takes lots of time Simply not true. When you know what you are doing, ...
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Terriers

Terriers – Tenacity, Personality and Loyalty

The Terriers are a group of dogs with dozens of individual entrants. Most of these dogs have some common traits, including the fact that they're almost always tenacious at whatever task life has handed them. Terriers range from the very small to the very large, from those with rather snappish tendencies to the very tolerant ...
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The Old English Sheepdog : Fluffy and Large Herding Breed

The Old English Sheepdog : Fluffy and Large Herding Breed

The Old English Sheepdog is an England original, large breed of herding dog. It is known to have long, dense and fluffy kind of coat that wraps its body all over. This dog is an excellent herder but today it is mostly revered as an outstanding advertisement and movie personality. If you have seen the ...
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Dog Separation Anxiety

Dog Separation Anxiety

One of the greatest joys of dog ownership is the tight bond we experience and encourage with our dogs. However, if your dog becomes too reliant or dependant on you, dog separation anxiety can develop. Dog Separation Anxiety is an enormous problem to an estimated 10% of all puppy's and older dogs. Somewhat ironically, it ...
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The Right Stuff: The Makings of a Therapy Dog

The Right Stuff: The Makings of a Therapy Dog

Therapy dogs make people feel better, bring smiles to the faces of ill or sad people and are the "four footed therapists" in many hospitals and assisted living homes. They do a lot of good but there just aren't enough to go around. If you are thinking about training your dog to be a therapy ...
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Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Battlefield Dogs Not much is written about the heroics of early war dogs. Even today's modern canine soldier is practically invisible to all but those who work with them side by side in the trenches. But war dogs have a colorful and courageous history stretching all the way back to ancient Egypt. Dogs were deployed ...
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Older Dog Health Problems - Common Health Problems Facing Senior Dogs

Older Dog Health Problems – Common Health Problems Facing Senior Dogs

Like all animals, as dogs age they tend to develop health problems unique to older dogs. Many dog owners have a difficult time accepting this fact and think that their lively pooch is not an older dog and will not have health problems. Dogs can, however, show signs of aging as early as seven years ...
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Five Day Video Training Course

5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One...
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5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One...
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Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

Day 2 – Puppy Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One...
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Day 2 – Puppy Training

Day 3 – Dog Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One...
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Day 3 – Dog Aggression

Day 4 – People Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One...
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Day 4 – People Aggression

Day 5 – Holiday Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One...
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

This veteran wants to fill Maxine Waters’ empty chair at SOTU, and people are trying to make it happen

waters A man who said he’s a medically retired U.S. Army veteran who served for 10 years and two tours...
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This veteran wants to fill Maxine Waters’ empty chair at SOTU, and people are trying to make it happen

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5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

5 Day Course: Introduction to Dog Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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Puppy Pulling on Leash

Day 1 – Pulling on the Leash

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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Day 2 – Puppy Training

Day 2 – Puppy Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by sgoerin ...
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Dog Agression

Day 3 – Dog Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by smerikal ...
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Day 4 – People Aggression

Day 4 – People Aggression

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here!Photo by na.harii  ...
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Day 5 – Holiday Training

Day 5 – Holiday Training

“Discover The Powerful Dog Training Secrets To Overcome 30+ Common Dog and Puppy Behavioral Issues With STEP-BY-STEP Instructions From One of The World’s Most Skilled Dog Trainers!” Click Here! ...
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8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

8 Dog Training Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

Every dog owner wants a well trained, obedient dog. You can enjoy your pet so much more if they are well behaved, and the dog is happier because you are happy with them. The ultimate goal is to have your dog obey your commands while off the lead. This level of compliance, however, takes much ...
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AKC Dog Breeds – A Complete Listing

A dog breed is a group of dogs that have very similar or nearly identical characteristics of appearance or behavior or, usually, both, primarily because they come from a select set of ancestors who had the same characteristics. See the many breeds in a directory of breed of dogs. The AKC will always have up ...
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Animal assisted therapy can bring back memories for many people

Animal assisted therapy can bring back memories for many people

When you are a person looking for some companionship in your life, having a pet may just be the answer that you are looking for. There are many people that have a pet at some point in their life and saying good-bye might have been a hard time in their life. Having animal assisted therapy ...
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Arbor the Pooch Picasso Paints Abstracts to Help Dogs in Need

Bryce Henderson walked into the living room of his Las Vegas home, unpacked a paint-splattered easel, and set it up for his little artist: a rescue dog named Arbor. “Arbor, do you want to paint?” he asked. Eager to start, Arbor — a black-and-white Border Collie-mix — bit down on a paintbrush fitted with a ...
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DogWithGlasses

Are Dogs Colorblind Or Is This A Myth?

If you ask any dog owner or canine enthusiast whether they know if dogs are officially color blind or not, most people won't have the faintest idea. And guess what, the scientific community is not sure either! However, there are indeed some facts about a dog's vision that has come through from studies and tests ...
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What Other Jobs Can Hunting Dogs Do?

Hunting dogs are versatile, intelligent animals. Their size and ability to learn makes them ideal for many tasks that help humans with daily life. Service dog training helps the disabled Therapy dog training helps people in hospitals, nursing homes and schools Rescue dog training helps those trapped and injured Seeing eye dog training helps the ...
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How to Train a Dominant Dog

How to Train a Dominant Dog

Have you ever been in the situation where you are out for a walk with your dog, happily going down the street when your heart misses a beat and then sinks because you see another dog coming? It means only one thing. Your lovely but very dominant dog is going to try to leave their mark on ...
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Pug

Did You Know the Pug Dog Breed Was Almost Labeled as an Edible Dog?

Jessica Alba has two pug dogs. One named Nancy (after her character in Sin City 2005) and the other Sid. Sid is said to be referring to Sid and Nancy, the Sex Pistols duo. Its know wonder Jessica loves her pugs, they are intriguing little guys. The pug is one of the oldest breeds of ...
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Service Dogs Guide

Today, millions of people around the world suffer from a disability. These millions include many children suffering from neuromuscular disease which results in a mobility impairment requiring frequent use of a wheelchair.   It is people who are deprived of mobility that are primarily interested in having the help of service dogs.  These dogs provide ...
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Why Breed Bans Affect You

Why Breed Bans Affect You

Source: AKC News Why Breed Bans Affect You ...
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Popular Dog Breeds by AKC Group

Herding Group

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog. I Hope You Have Energy - You'll Need Lots for this Australian breed of dog! The Australian cattle dog, also known as the Blue Heeler, are popular ...
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Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd

Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

Beauceron

Beauceron

Belgian Malinois

Belgian Malinois

Hound Group

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Afghan hounds, also known as Tazi in their homeland, is a particularly beautiful breed of dog whose history dates back thousands of years. It is considered the national dog breed ...
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American English Coonhound

American English Coonhound

American Foxhound

American Foxhound

Basenji

Basenji

Basset Hound

Basset Hound

Non-Sporting Group

American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog

I know that you find American Eskimo dog so irresistibly cute with all those fluffy hairs and stuffs. And he can be a real charmer too, American Eskimo dogs are ...
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Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Bulldog

Bulldog

Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinese Shar-Pei

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Sporting Group

American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel was officially recognized by the AKC in 1940. The AKC describes this breed as happy, eager, and charming; aloof with strangers, and a little stubborn. It was the 154th most popular breed in 2015. Unfortunately some may face a health challenge in their lifetime with hip ...
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Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel

Brittany Spaniel

Brittany Spaniel

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel

Terrier Group

RAT TERRIER
Orіgіnаtіng іn England, thе Rаt Terrier wаѕ used аѕ rodent аnd small game hunters. Thеу were also treasured аѕ adoring, lоуаl реtѕ. When thеіr аѕtоnіѕhіng huntіng and kіllіng ѕkіllѕ on ...
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Rаt Terrier

Cesky Terrier

Cesky Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier

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Toy Group

Affenpinscher
Once you have decided to adopt a dog into your family, you certainly have to learn a few general facts ...
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Affenpinscher

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

Chihuahua

Chihuahua

Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested

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Working Group

Akita

Akita

Akita Inu, also known simply as an Akita is the largest of the Spitz-type dogs that originated from Japan. With the trademark, curled tail that rests on its back, the Akita is known in Japan as a national monument. Small statues of this magnificent creature are sent to friends and family members who have fallen ...
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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

Black Russian Terrier

Black Russian Terrier

Foundation Stock

Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentino

The Dogo Argentino is a huge, white and well-muscled dog that, as the name suggests, originated in Argentina. It also goes by the names of Argentine Dogo and Argentinean Mastiff ...
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Azawakh

Azawakh

APPENZELLER SENNENHUNDE

Appenzeller Sennenhunde

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Miscellaneous Class

Azawakh

Azawakh

The Azawakh are originally from the Sahel region in Africa. They have been developed by the several nomadic tribes that live in the Southern Sahara, as hunting and guard dogs ...
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Barbet

Barbet

BELGIAN LAEKENOIS

Belgian Laekenois

Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentino

DUTCH SHEPHERD

Dutch Shepherd