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Bulldogs May Be Ugly But They Are Cute

Bulldogs May Be Ugly But They Are Cute

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but most who behold the bulldogs are unlikely to use the adjective “beautiful” to describe them. Nevertheless, bulldogs may be ugly but they are cute. And despite their lack of beauty, bulldogs are very popular. Both the Bulldog (sometimes called the English Bulldog) and the French Bulldog are consistently in the top 10 most popular breeds in the United States, England, ...
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Happiness is a warm Beagle

Happiness Is A Warm Beagle

Charles M. Schulz was most famous for saying “Happiness is a warm Beagle.”  Okay, already.  I know he said “puppy” not “beagle and it was the name of one of his books.”  But Snoopy, probably based on one of his childhood dogs,  was a Beagle  so I am sure he would not mind my creative plagiarism. CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Beagles are smaller dogs (usually under 30 pounds) but closely ...
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Mother and her children Relaxing In Garden With Pet Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever #1 Most Popular Dog

The sweet-faced, lovable Labrador Retriever is America’s most popular dog breed. Labs are friendly, outgoing, and high-spirited companions who have more than enough affection to go around for a family looking for a medium-to-large dog. This is according to the AKC. Despite its name, the Labrador Retriever originated in Newfoundland. Newfoundland and Labrador make up the most easterly province of Canada.  For the benefit of we Yankees, Newfoundland is the ...
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Young girl with golden retriever walking away

Golden Retrievers #3 In Popularity #1 In Our Hearts

Golden Retrievers have consistently ranked as one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States according to AKC rankings.    If you have ever met a Golden, you can understand why it is such a popular dog.    They are beautiful dogs and make great family pets.  Goldens are playful, reliable, and eager-to-please family dogs. History of Golden Retrievers Like some other great dogs breeds, the Border Collie for ...
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Showing Dog

What Are Kennel Clubs

What Are Kennel Clubs Kennel clubs, also known as a kennel council  in some countries,  are organizations which provide guidance on the breeding, showing and promotion of more than one breed of dog.  Generally, kennel clubs are "all-breed clubs."  All, in this case, meaning only those breeds that they recognize and "breed" means purebred dogs.  A club that handles only one dog breed is known as a breed club. Many ...
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German Shepherd

German Shepherd Dogs 2nd Most Popular

History of the German Shepherd Dog The dogs we know as German Shepherd dogs were developed from German working dogs by a German dog breeder Max von Stephanitz (1864 – 1936). Stephanitz set the standards for the breed, and with his colleague, Arthur Meyer, founded the first German Shepherd dog club, the Verein für deutsche Schäferhunde, in 1899. Stephanitz’s goal was to develop a better and more intelligent working dog ...
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