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The Royal French Bulldog

The French Bulldog is a small, stocky dog with a distinctive flattened face. The breed was created by crossing bulldogs with French Terriers and Spanish Pointers. They are known for their floppy ears and big noses! French bulldogs were popularized as pets in France during the late 1800s, when Parisian fashion dictated small lap dogs … Continue reading The Royal French Bulldog

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Are Dalmatians Really Like 101 Dalmatians’ Portrayal?

The Dalmatian is not just an iconic breed, but also an intelligent and sensitive one. In fact, this dog is so sensitive that it's often said that "he can smell the weather coming." If you're looking for a pet who will be by your side for years to come, this may be the breed for … Continue reading Are Dalmatians Really Like 101 Dalmatians’ Portrayal?

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The Loving, Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retrievers were originally bred for their work ethic. They're known for being loving, intelligent, and loyal dogs with a short, thick double coat that's easy to maintain. Labs are big dogs, but they don't need a lot of exercise to stay happy and healthy. These dogs are easy-going and love time with people and … Continue reading The Loving, Labrador Retriever

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13 Uncommon Dog Names

You've probably heard of plenty of dog names before, like "Buddy" or "Harley" or even "Gizmo." But have you heard of any of these? If so, we bet that you'll be glad to know that they exist! 1. Ace If you’re looking for a name that will suit your dog’s personality and look, Ace is … Continue reading 13 Uncommon Dog Names

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgis are a small-bodied herding breed that originated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. They are not very tall, standing 10 to 12 inches at the shoulder, but they are sturdy and tough. These dogs were bred to herd cattle and sheep for long periods of time in all kinds of weather, so their coat is … Continue reading Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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Is the Yorkie Bichon the Breed for You?

The Yorkie Bichon is a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Bichon Frise. This breed has both long and short coats, but most have white coats with black or brown markings and floppy ears with curly hair. They're small to medium in size, weighing between 8 and 16 pounds and standing 8 to 12 … Continue reading Is the Yorkie Bichon the Breed for You?

The Energetic Cairn Terrier

Cairn terriers are an active, energetic breed of terrier that originated on the Scottish isle of Cairn. They were bred to hunt badgers and foxes, but as their popularity grew in the early 20th century, they were also used as ratters and to guard farms. Today, these adorable dogs still have a strong prey drive, … Continue reading The Energetic Cairn Terrier

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America’s Famous Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are dog royalty. This iconic breed has been around for decades and is one of the most popular dogs in the world today. They're loyal, energetic, smart, and playful. In fact, they're known as "the best family dog on the planet" because of their friendly personalities and easygoing nature. Let's learn more about … Continue reading America’s Famous Golden Retriever

What You Should Know About the Bloodhound

The Bloodhound is an old breed of dog that has been around for hundreds of years. Its name comes from the fact that it was originally bred to hunt wild boar, but it's also used as a search and rescue dog today. In this breed profile I'll be answering some common questions about Bloodhounds, including … Continue reading What You Should Know About the Bloodhound

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Is the Beautiful Alaskan Malamute Right for You?

There have been many breeds of dogs that originated in Alaska, but none as well known as the Alaskan Malamute. These dogs are very distinctive in appearance and personality, and are often called "huskies" even though they aren't actually related to the Siberian Husky breed. The popularity of this breed has increased significantly since it … Continue reading Is the Beautiful Alaskan Malamute Right for You?