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Once Abused, Emmet Overcomes His Past to Become a Confident, Happy Dog

Once Abused, Emmet Overcomes His Past to Become a Confident, Happy Dog

The photos may be in color, but the transformation they capture is as black and white as the little dog’s fur. Now known to his Instagram friends as Emmett London, this Miniature Pinscher–Chihuahua–Poodle mix had no name and no smile when Janni Nilsson adopted him just over a year ago. Emmett has gained a best ...
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Holiday Gift Guides for Dog Lovers

If you’re like me, then you struggle as what to get your human(s) that you love so dearly. So I decided to help you out some with my holiday gift guide for dog lovers! (you can thank me later). *some of the products below contain affiliate links 1. Belly Scratch T-Shirt 2. Dog Bookend 3. Dog Wall Hanging ...
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November 2016 Monthly Dog Recap

November has been a total blast with lots of outdoor fun as we got into the swing of my favorite time of year, fall! It’s the perfect time for hikes and adventures. Before we get to my adventures though, let me give a shoutout to my special sponsors & affiliates! Thanks to them I’m able to ...
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Dog laws pros and cons

California has now made it legal for people to break car windows in order to break a dog out of a hot car. “As of August 2016, Vermont joined forces with Tennessee, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ohio in passing laws to protect good Samaritans who assist dogs locked in hot cars.” Palm Springs has made it illegal ...
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Why I Believe In an Open Adoption — Not the Perfection Some Dog Rescue Groups Require

Adoption policies of rescue groups typically fall into one of two camps: The rescue does everything in its power to make sure each animal goes to the perfect family, even if that means a lengthy delay in getting a dog into a forever home. The rescue believes that perfection is not necessary for a home to be loving ...
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The Best Guard Dogs - How To Care For Them

The Best Guard Dogs – How To Care For Them

If you are like most people, you want to feel safe and protected in your own home. Some of us will go to the extent of getting the best guard dogs that has been trained to protect people. In most cases a loud back from a dog is enough to scare most of us or ...
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How To Fix A Dog Barking Problem

Now that you have a dog, you know that there are many different problem behaviors that a dog may present; one of the most irritating is a dog barking problem. Dogs bark for a variety of reasons and the first step to resolving the "problem" is to understand why dogs bark in the first place ...
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Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC's New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects

Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC's New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects

Source: AKC News Are You Ready for the GBGV? AKC's New Hound Dog Is Grand in Many Respects ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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

Portuguese Podengo Pequeno

Source for this information: Wikipedia The Portuguese Podengo is an ancient multi-sensory hound (sight and scent) breed of dog from...
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Portuguese Podengo Pequeno

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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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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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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 end of the 19th century by the Comte d'Elva who was looking for subjects with "straight legs". But it was Paul Dézamy who was especially ...
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Azаwаkh, a Rаrе and Unіԛuе Sіghthоund

The Azаwаkh іѕ a vеrу ancient breed of dоg thаt wаѕ bred by thе Tuareg, Fula аnd vаrіоuѕ other nomads оf the Sаhаrа and sub-Saharan Sаhеl. Thе original jоb оf thіѕ brееd wаѕ  аѕ a guаrd dоg and tо hunt gazelle аnd hаrе. Thе hаrѕh Sahel еnvіrоnmеnt hаѕ еnѕurеd that оnlу the most fіt dоgѕ ...
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Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound – A Big Dog with a Bigger Heart

by varresa The Irish Wolfhound became so popular as a gift a couple of centuries ago that exportation from Britain was banned for several decades. They are a very large dog, sometimes weighing in at 150 pounds. The Irish Wolfhound has a shaggy coat and a muscular body, but these dogs require careful care and ...
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Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniel Dog Breed Information And Advice

The Irish Water Spaniel is considered to be one of the most adept of the hunting breeds at working the water and the land. His admirers believe that in many respects the dog should be classified in the Spaniel group since they believe that the dog has no equal when it comes to it's ability ...
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Reno or Bust

Reno or Bust

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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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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

Wire Fox Terrier
Before the establishment of the perfect dog breed to accompany hunters during fox hunting, it was almost impossible to capture foxes that run back to their lairs. Even the Fox ...
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Wire Fox Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Smooth Fox Terrier

Smooth Fox Terrier

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Toy Group

Toy Fox Terrier
The Toy Fox Terrier is directly descended from the Smooth Fox Terrier and has long awaited official recognition from some ...
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Toy Fox Terrier

Poodle

Poodle

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

Maltese Dog

Maltese

Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher

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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

Peruvian Inca Orchid

Peruvian Inca Orchid

The Peruvian Hairless Dog (Peruvian Inca Orchid) is a breed of dog with its origins in Peruvian pre-Inca cultures. According to the FCI breed standard, the most important aspect of ...
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YAKUTIAN LAIKA

Yakutian Laika

Transylvanian Hound

Transylvanian Hound

Tornjak

Tornjak

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

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

Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengo Pequeno