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Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound What You Need to Know

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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, hare, and other small animals for food. For centuries, this breed remained isolated in the almost impenetrable mountains of Afghanistan. Afghans often hunted in partnership…
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Azawakh: Striking and Elegant

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The Azawakh, also known as the Tuareg Sloughi or Idi, is a dog that originated in West Africa. This dog breed has been revered by the nomadic tribes of Mali and Niger for centuries and continues to be highly prized today. The history of the Azawakh is steeped in mystery…
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Happiness is a warm Beagle

Beagle: Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

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Happiness Is A Warm Beagle Charles M. Schulz was 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 Schulz’s childhood dogs,  was a Beagle, so…
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Bloodhound Wins: Best In Show 2022

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Trumpet, a Bloodhound, 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,…
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