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Scottish Terrier

Showing Dog

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.  ...
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Canis Major the Top Dog Constellation

Canis Major – The “Top Dog” Constellation

The brightest star in the night sky is Sirius, the dog star. It is appropriate that the brightest star is located in the constellation Canis Major (Top Dog!). Canis Major is hereby ...
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American Eskimo Dog

What You Need to Know About the American Eskimo Dog

The AKC recognized the American Eskimo Dog (Eskie) in 1994 in the non-sporting group. This white dog makes an outstanding watchdog family companion with its spitz-like features. They have a ...
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Affenpinscher

Courageous Affenpinschers Make Amusing Family Pets

They may look somewhat like a little monkey, but looks can be deceiving.  Behind that sweet, funny face is a fearless little giant of a dog. This dog breed comes ...
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Black Doberman Pinscher

The Impressive Doberman Pinscher

Where Do Doberman Pinschers Come From? The Doberman Pinscher dog breed originated in Apolda, Germany, during the last half of the 1800s. It seems that Karl Dobermann did just about ...
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Alaskan Malamute

The Special Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute is a large-sized, powerful dog that is strong-willed and independent yet obedient and loving towards its owners. They are a family-oriented dog breed that is friendly towards ...
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Berger Picard For Active Owners

Berger Picard Is Only For Active Owners

Where Do Berger Picards Come From? The Berger Picard's (usually simply Picard) name comes from Picardy, a region in northwest France.   The Berger Picard is also known as the Picardy ...
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Pyrenean sheepdog

Pyrenean Shepherd An Energetic Herding Dog

The Pyrenean Shepherd (or Sheepdog),  "Pyr Shep," is an energetic herding dog that hails from the Pyrenees mountains in southern France and northern Spain.   How the Pyrenees mountains got ...
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Afghan Hound

What You Need to Know About the Afghan Hound

History of the Afghan Hound The Afghan Hound originated from Middle Eastern Sighthounds dating to the Egyptian Pharaohs. Most of these dogs were used by nomadic tribes to hunt gazelles, ...
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Icelandic Sheepdog

Fun Loving Icelandic Sheepdogs Make Devoted Family Pets

Whenever I research a dog article, I want to own one.  So this time, it certainly was the case for the Icelandic Sheepdog, a playful family pet.  The AKC fully ...
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Clumber Spaniel in the garden

Get A Clumber Spaniel If You Want A Low-Key Dog

The Clumber Spaniel, one of the oldest and stockiest spaniels, dates back to the late 1700s. It is unclear exactly how the breed was created, but spaniel enthusiasts are confident ...
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Portrait of a Sheltie Shetland Sheepdog dog sitting in forest

Shetland Sheepdog A Small Dog With A Big Heart

Where Do Shetland Sheepdogs Come From?  A dog of the Spitz breed, which is possibly related to the contemporary Icelandic Sheepdog, was the first sheepdog of Shetland. This dog was ...
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