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What Are The Biggest Dog Breeds In The World?

Can You Name 10 Of The Biggest Dog Breeds In The World? How is your doggy general knowledge? Could you come up with ten of the biggest dog breeds in the world? Off the top of my head I would probably guess The Great Dane, Irish Wolfhound, St Bernard and Bernese Mountain Dog and that's as far as I would...
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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 looked like two big cuddly bears...

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 target big game such as bear...
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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 of all the English hunting spaniels....
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Is Your Dog One Of The Healthiest Dog Breeds In The World?

The Healthiest Dog Breeds Is your dog one of the healthiest dog breeds in the world? Check out these top 10 in the world and find out if your dog's breed is included. Vet's bills can run into thousands so if you're just about to choose a new best friend you might want to add one of these healthiest breeds to...
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 little dogs as romantic gifts to ladies they would meet as they travelled...
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The Greyhound And Its Winning Ways Are Sure To Delight You

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 43mph and despite a formidable reputation as a...
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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 certain personality types may be subconsciously drawn to certain breeds...
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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 dog. Generally this breed is non-aggressive, and it's playful, easygoing demeanor makes it a great...
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Australian Shepherd is the 17th Most Popular Dog Breed. Why?

The Australian Shepherd Dog has a tri colored coat and beautiful eyes. As such it is probably one of the most stunningly beautiful dog breeds you could hope to meet. Aussie Shepherds, as they're affectionately called, are easy going, playful, intelligent and protective. This means they're popular as working dogs and companion dogs. The breed was developed in the 19th...
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Large Breed Dogs 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 too high...
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The Best Dogs For Kids And Reasons Why

The Best Dogs For Kids To Bring Peace Of Mind To Parents How to decide the best dogs for kids is a question that many families ask themselves. Small children and dogs seem to go hand in hand. Boys and girls see puppies as huggable friends that are wonderfully cute plus furry. The truth, nevertheless, is that not all dogs...


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