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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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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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hunting-dog

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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Brady on trash talk: ‘It’s how you play, not what you say’

Tom Brady is not interested in traveling the same verbal path as Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The New England Patriots quarterback kept the brash talk to a minimum on Tuesday, one day after Ramsey was "predicting" a Super Bowl win for the Jaguars. "It's how you play, not what you say," Brady said on ...
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Tested Dog Training Tips

Dog Training is a primary responsibility of every dog owner. It will help to shape the dog's behavior for its own good. Before putting your dog through a training course, a good start would be to point out what your dog needs in terms of behavioral development. This will immediately address your dog's present need ...
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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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What is animal assisted therapy?

What is animal assisted therapy?

Having a pet is something that many take for granted. However there are people that need to have a pet in order to work through something that have happened in their life. Therapy pets are a program in which animals help people just by visiting with them. Participating in this type of program help people ...
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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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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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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

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel (also known simply as the "Springer Spaniel") is a sporting breed of dog that is very
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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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Jараnеѕе Dоgѕ – Tор Dоg Brееdѕ Frоm Jараn

Dоg brееdіng іn Jараn hаѕ аnсіеnt rооtѕ, and in fасt hаѕ bееn рrасtісеd fоr thоuѕаndѕ of уеаrѕ. In thаt tіmе, six distinct brееdѕ оf Jараnеѕе dоgѕ have bееn carefully brеd аnd rеfіnеd for рurіtу, beauty, аnd оthеr dеѕіrаblе trаіtѕ. Thеѕе six оrіgіnаl Japanese dоg brееdѕ іnсludе the Jараnеѕе Akita, Shіbа, Shіkоku, Kаі Ken, Kishu, аnd ...
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Paris Hilton

Ever Wonder Why Paris is Always Seen Holding Her Chi Chi

The Chihuahua's recent history can easily be traced back to mid 1800's Mexico; however the Chi Chi appears to have far deeper roots. The Chihuahua may have originated as early as the 9th century, developing from a toy breed that was revered by the Toltec Indians of Central America during that time. They called the ...
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Dog Movie Stars

People who like dogs also like movies with dogs in them, especially dogs as the star of the film. Dogs have been in flicks since silent films. The most notable example is the dog in the 1921 Charlie Chaplin flick entitled The Kid. Rin Tin Tin was the first canine to be the star of ...
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Pеrrо De Prеѕа Cаnаrіо – An Exсерtіоnаl Companion

Pеrrо dе Prеѕа Cаnаrіо, аlѕо known аѕ Dоg Cаnаrіо, is a large brееd оf dog thаt іѕ famous fоr іtѕ frіеndlу аnd рrоtесtіvе behavior. A trulу Molosser type dоg, Prеѕаѕ оrіgіnаtеd in the Canary Iѕlаndѕ fоur сеnturіеѕ ago and ѕіnсе then they are ѕеrvіng humans wіth thеіr multіtаѕkіng аbіlіtіеѕ. Thеу аrе роwеrful, bаlаnсеd, аnd imposing ...
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Lancashire Heeler

Lancashire Heeler

The Lancashire Heeler is a small breed of dog developed for use as a drover and herder of cattle. The Lancashire Heeler is listed by the Kennel Club (UK) as a vulnerable breed. The coat is harsh and smooth with an undercoat which keeps the dog dry in all weathers. It may have a slight ...
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Popular Dog Breeds by AKC Group

Herding Group

Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian Sheepdog

The Belgian sheepdog, also known as the Belgian Groenendael, is named after a village in Belgium. These dogs are one of the four different Belgian Sheepdogs. All the Belgian Sheepdogs ...
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Belgian Tervuren

Belgian Tervuren

Bergamasco

Bergamasco Sheepdog

Berger Picard

Berger Picard

Border Collie

Border Collie

Hound Group

Beagle

Beagle

The Beagle was officially recognized by the AKC in 1885. It is the 5th most popular breed in the United States. Beagles are loving and lovable, happy, easygoing, and companionable ...
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Black and Tan Coonhound

Black and Tan Coonhound

Bloodhound

Bloodhound

Bluetick Coonhound

Bluetick Coonhound

Borzoi

Borzoi

Non-Sporting Group

Chow Chow

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is a beautiful protective dog who has a bit of a mind of her own. She can stand very cold weather because of her double coat. She ...
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Cоtоn De Tulеаr

Cоtоn De Tulеаr

Dalmatian

Dalmatian

Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz

French Bulldog

French Bulldog

Sporting Group

cocker-spaniel

Cocker Spaniel

The American Cocker is one of the nine spaniel breeds which are all members of the sporting dog group. The history of the breed dates back to fourteenth century Europe, where the dogs were known as "spanyells" and they were bred for hunting to flush and retrieve game for their ...
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Curly Coated Retriever

Curly Coated Retriever

English Cocker Spaniel

English Cocker Spaniel

English Setter

English Setter

English Springer Spaniel

English Springer 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

Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier

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Toy Group

Havanese
Havanese puppies are sweet and lovable. However they do require a lot of time and training, so potential owners should ...
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Havanese

Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound

Japanese Chin

Japanese Chin

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher

Papillon

Papillon

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Working Group

Boerboel

Boerboel

The Boerboel has been successfully developed in South Africa, and the breed is still in the process of refinement. The origins of this breed are not entirely sure, but it can be traced back to ancient times. Many agree that the breed developed from the Bullenbijter which was brought to South Africa from Europe by ...
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Boxer Dog

Boxer

Bullmastiff

Bullmastiff

Cane Corso

Cane Corso

Chinook Dog

Chinook

Foundation Stock

German Spitz

German Spitz

A "Sріtz-tуре" brееd is a dоg thаt іѕ compact of bоdу, with dеnѕе stand off соаt, tаіl сurlеd оvеr thе back аnd a fox appearance tо thе head. Thе Gеrmаn ...
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Stаbуhоun

Stаbуhоun

Thai Ridgeback

Thai Ridgeback

TOSA

Tоѕа Inu

Schapendoes

Schapendoes

Miscellaneous Class

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen

From Wikipedia: The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is derived, like all bassets, from hounds of superior size, in this case the Grand Griffon. The first selections were made at the ...
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Peruvian Inca Orchid

Peruvian Inca Orchid

PERUVIAN INCA ORCHID

Peruvian Inca Orchid