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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 into your...
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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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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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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 passed away,...
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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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Is The Newfoundland Dog Newfoundland’s Best Export?

The Newfoundland is the gentlest of dogs you could easily mistake for a bear! The Newfoundland dog or Newfie as it's affectionately known originated in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. This is also true of the world's most popular dog, the Labrador. This is what the province's website has to say about their people and culture: .ugb-f774585 .ugb-blockquote__quote{width:70px !important;height:70px...
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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 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...

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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These Top 10 Cutest Smallest Dog Breeds Are Sure To Brighten Your Life

What Are The Cutest Smallest Dog Breeds? Here are my top ten that are choc a bloc with cuteness. Just take a look and you just want to pick them up and hug them! Choosing the top 10 smallest cutest dog breeds is almost mission impossible. We are spoiled for choice! And no matter how big or how small,...
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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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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...


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