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Bloodhound wins best in show
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A bloodhound named Trumpet won best-in-show at the 2022 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. It was the first time a bloodhound won this prestigious honor in the 146-year-long history of the show. The first Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was on May 8, 1877. The Kentucky Derby, which started in 1875, is the only continuously held […]

Delighted Bloodhound Wins Best In Show

Delighted Bloodhound Wins Best In Show

American Water Spaniel
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The merry hunting dog is known as the American Water Spaniel and hails from the icy waters of Wisconsin. This happy but sometimes stubborn hunter became the state of Wisconsin in 1986. The breed’s exact birth date is uncertain but estimated to be in the 1870s.  At one time, they were called the American Brown […]

Getting to Know The Rare American Water Spaniel

Getting to Know The Rare American Water Spaniel

Bulldog
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Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but most who behold bulldogs are unlikely to use the adjective “beautiful” to describe them. Bulldogs are ugly but make great pets. They may be ugly, but bulldogs are very popular pets. The English Bulldog and the French Bulldog consistently rank in the top 10 most […]

Bulldogs Might Be Ugly But Are Great Pets

Bulldogs Might Be Ugly But Are Great Pets

Border Terroer
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The Border Terrier is probably one of the friendliest members of the Terrier Group. These dogs are the perfect pet for a family that appreciates a well-mannered house dog who loves to roam the great outdoors. They love to stay busy and are highly intelligent, making them easy to train. Border Terriers are great around children […]

The Number 1 Friendliest Terrier Is The Border Terrier

The Number 1 Friendliest Terrier Is The Border Terrier

Sitting Shih tzu dog
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Don’t let their small size fool you. The small size and charming facial expressions of Toy Group Dogs will delight anyone. For example, if you haven’t yet experienced the barking of an angry Chihuahua, be prepared to be amazed. However, many Toy Group dogs are as tough as nails. Toy Dogs will always be popular […]

Toy Group Dogs Are Tougher Than They Look

Toy Group Dogs Are Tougher Than They Look

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Pug

Pug Dog Breed

The Hilarious Pug Dog Breed is 2nd to None

The Pug Dog Breed The pug dog breed originated in China and is distinguished by its curled tail and wrinkled, short-muzzled face. The breed has a compact, square body with ...
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Bedlington Terrier

Adorable Bedlington Terrier A Dog In Sheep’s Clothing

Bedlington Terrier The Bedlington Terrier (BT) is a small-size dog that is one of the friendliest in the Terrier Group. Bedlingtons are amiable towards strangers but still make excellent watchdogs ...
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beauceron in nature

Bold Beauceron A French Herding Dog

History Of The Beauceron The Beauceron is the biggest sheepdog in France. The Beauceron has a lengthy history despite being practically unheard of outside France. It's a very old breed ...
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English Toy Spaniel

The Loveable English Toy Spaniel A Royal Dog

English Toy Spaniel The English Toy Spaniel (also known as King Charles Spaniel) is a laid-back and friendly pet belonging to the Toy Group. This breed is the ideal companion ...
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Two Basset dog on green grass

The Doleful Basset Hound Nose is 2nd Only to One

Basset Hound History The Basset Hound has a sense of smell second only to the Bloodhound. That might be because one of the ancestors of today's Basset Hounds was a ...
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Two Chinese Crested Dogs

With Or Without Hair, The Chinese Crested Is Awesome

Chinese Crested History The Chinese Crested Dog is a breed that is energetic and always looking for fun, yet when they are on your lap, they are as gentle as ...
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Basenji dog on grass outdoor. The Basenji is a breed of hunting

Amazing Basenji Dog Breed Information You Must Know

History of the Basenji The Basenji is one of the oldest dog breeds. African peoples used these dogs for hunting before recorded history. Some similar-looking dogs are in artifacts of ...
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Girl playing with three jack russell terriers

Terrier Group Dogs Are Feisty And Stubborn

Terrier Group dogs range in size from the tiny Yorkie (Yorkshire Terriers are in the AKC Toy Group) to the big Airedale; from the small but scrappy Westie to the ...
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Australian Terrier

The Awesome Australian Terrier

Introduction The Australian Terrier is one of the best all-around family pets. They are affectionate, playful, and friendly but will bark when strangers approach. This breed is relatively easy to ...
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Two Longhair Chihuahua

Chihuahua A Sweet Little Dog With A Big Attitude

Chihuahua History Among dog lovers, the Chihuahua is a well-liked member of the Toy Group.  One of the tiniest dog breeds is named for the Chihuahuan state in Mexico. These ...
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Bullmastiff

The Bullmastiff Is a Massive But Affectionate Dog

History Of The Bullmastiff One common misconception about dog breeds in Britain is that the Bullmastiff is one of the oldest. Mastiffs are the oldest breed, but the Bullmastiff is ...
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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Sporting Group Dogs

Dogs included in the Sporting Group are hunters that work closely with their human companions. Dogs in this group are good family pets. These dogs vary in size and color, ...
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Bull Terrier

The Powerful Bull Terrier Is Ranked 61

History of the Bull Terrier Dog fighting and bullbaiting were once considered top forms of entertainment in Europe. The owners of these fighting dogs were constantly breeding various strains to ...
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