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5 Small Dog Breeds With A Big Personality

Small dog breeds may lack in stature, but their personalities can pack a real punch. When it comes to our beloved dogs, small is definitely mighty. They may be cute and cuddly, but don’t be fooled into thinking you have a shrinking violet on your hands. Small dog breeds have a lot to say for themselves. Those...
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The Cutest Dog Breeds In The World

Choosing The Cutest Dog Breeds In The World Is Challenging How do you come up with the cutest dog breeds in the world when you have the urge to embrace every dog you see, to welcome them with open arms and an open heart? I must confess that's the way I feel every time...
Lhasa Apso

Meet: The Lhasa Apso

This month we’re looking at the confident and headstrong little Lhasa Apso. Originating from Tibet, they were known in their homeland as Abso Seng Kye, which translates as “Bark Lion Sentinel Dog”. This breed was primarily used as a watchdog to protect palaces and monasteries from potential intruders. Ancient folklore tells us that when the dog’s owner...
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The Best Family Dogs

Introducing a dog to your family is a wonderful thing – especially for children, who get an inseparable best friend for life, from adventures in the park to snuggling up at home. Having a dog can help teach your children care and responsibility, and help develop their social skills. So if you’re looking to welcome a dog...
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Large Dog Nutritional Requirements

Large and giant breeds have different nutritional needs to smaller dogs throughout their lives, beginning as puppies where they have a much slower growth rate than small breeds. Feeding the wrong diet to these larger dogs during growth can cause skeletal disorders either through feeding too much (with the excessive calories affect their growth) or through feeding...
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Are These The Top 24 Cutest Dog Breeds In The World?

The Cutest Dog Breeds I love all dogs, just can't help myself! I have to confess though some dogs are cuter than others. Take the German Shepherd for example. I met two of the most gorgeous examples of this magnificent breed outside my local supermarket all by themselves and tethered by their leashes. They...
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Breed post: Weimaraner

For this month’s breed post we have the affectionate and beautiful Weimaraner. Often nicknamed Silver Ghosts, or Gray Ghosts, due to their silvery coats and striking blue and grey eyes, this handsome breed will definitely make you do a double take. Originating from Germany, the Weimaraner was bred to serve as a hunting dog to...
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Breed Post: English Springer Spaniel

For this month’s breed post we have one of the most popular breeds in England, the playful and kind natured English Springer Spaniel. This handsome, lively and attentive breed has always been popular amongst hunters but their friendly and gentle nature also makes them great family dogs. The English Springer Spaniel is the oldest...
Bichon Frise

Meet: The Bichon Frise

With a fluffy cloud-like coat, a permanent smile and an endearing desire to love and be loved, there’s no other dog we could be talking about but the charming Bichon Frise. Origin Originating from the Mediterranean countries, Bichon Frise means ‘curly lap dog’ in French. Sailors would often give...
the greyhound

The Greyhound And Its Winning Ways

Overview The Greyhound is a member of the dog breed commonly known as sighthound which includes Whippets, Lurchers, Salukis, and the magnificent Irish Wolfhounds.Retired racing Greyhounds are often adopted and make excellent companions.Used in racing, the Greyhound is renowned for its speed and keen sight.The Greyhound can reach speeds of up to...
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My Dog, My Self

What does your choice of dog say about you? Are certain kinds of people drawn to certain kinds of dogs? According to a study presented recently at a British Psychological Society conference, the answer is yes. The breed of dog you own may reflect your personality. Researchers Jo Fearon and Lance Workman believe that...
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Child Friendly Dog Breeds For You And Your Family

Child Friendly Dog Breeds How to choose child-friendly dog breeds is something that concerns many parents choosing a family pet. Below are a few breed suggestions and tips as you consider which breed will function best in your family. Labrador Retriever Labs are a very popular family...