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  • Camus Cur – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Camus Cur, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Camus Cur dog breed is the result of an experiment made by J. Richard Mcduffie, one of the recognized Leopard Cur promoters. Mcduffie used bloodlines of the Canadian Cur, Leopard Cur, and the Mexican Border Cur to produce the Camus Cur breed. The name CAMUS was […]

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  • Short-Haired Lurcher – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Short-Haired Lurcher, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Short-Haired Lurcher dogs are the essentially Lurcher dogs with  shorter and finer coats. Official Name Short-Haired Lurcher Origin Date – No precise date of Origin Country – Various parts of the United Kingdom, specifically England and Ireland Family / Group – Hound, Sight Hound Recognized By: Dog Registry […]

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  • Longhaired Lurcher – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Longhaired Lurcher, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Longhaired Lurcher dog are basically Lurchers with longer and somewhat roughly textured coats.  This Lurcher type dog breed is one of two varieties of the modern Lurcher dog breed. Official Name Longhaired Lurcher Origin Date – No precise date of Origin Country – Various parts of […]

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  • Norfolk Lurcher – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Norfolk Lurcher, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Norfolk Lurcher is believed to be the predecessor of the modern Lurcher dogs found in the UK, parts of Europe, Canada and other northern regions. Official Name Norfolk Lurcher Origin Date – No precise date of Origin Country – Various parts of the United Kingdom, specifically […]

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  • Burgos Pointer – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Burgos Pointer, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Burgos Pointer or Burgos Pointing Dog breed is one considered as one of the breeds under the Spanish Pointer dog family. This is a very passionate pointing dog, famous for displaying unrivaled passion when out on the hunt. Official Name Burgos Pointer Origin Date – 17th […]

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  • Norwegian Puffing Dog – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Norwegian Puffing Dog, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Norwegian Puffing dog breed has the same jaw structure as the ancient and now extinct Varanger dog or also known as the Ur dog breed. This ancient canines saw extinction at the end of Ice Age. The Norwegian Puffing Dog is included in the Spitz […]

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  • Pachon Navarro – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction Pachon Navarro dogs were originally bred to hunt elk. Today these pointing dogs are now used as partridge dogs. Official Name The Pachon Navarro is translated to the Navarro Pointer in English. Origin Date – 12th century. Country – Spain Family / Group – Gun Dog, Pointer Recognized By: United Kennel Club Dog Registry […]

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  • Portuguese Pointer – Dog Breeds Guide

    Adopt a Portuguese Pointer, Dog Breed Guide Introduction Among the various gun dogs and sporting dog breeds that are native to the country of Portugal, the Portuguese Pointer is the only dog breed that specializes in “hawking”! Official Name Portuguese Pointer or Portuguese Pointing Dog. Origin Date – 13th Century Country – Portugal Family / […]

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  • Mallorquin Mastiff – Dog Breeds Guide

    Adopt a Mallorquin Mastiff, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Mallorquin Mastiff is one of the oldest mastiff breeds that originates from the Iberian Peninsula. Official Name Mallorquin Mastiff This dog breed is also called the Mallorquin Bulldog or the Ca De Bou. Origin Date – Ancient times Country – Spain Family / Group- Mastiff Recognized […]

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  • Longhaired Icelandic Sheepdog – Dog Breeds Guide

    Adopt a Longhaired Icelandic Sheepdog, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Longhaired Icelandic Sheepdog is one of two coat varieties of the dog breed also known as the Iceland Sheepdog. This is coat variety is considered rare compared to the Short-haired Icelandic Sheepdog. Official Name Longhaired Icelandic Sheepdog Origin Date – Ancient Times Country – Iceland […]

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  • Short-haired Icelandic Sheepdog – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Short-Haired Icelandic Sheepdog, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Short-haired Icelandic Sheepdog is one of two coat varieties of the dog breed also known as the Iceland Sheepdog. Official Name Short-haired Icelandic Sheepdog Origin Date – Ancient Times Country – Iceland Family / Group – Spitz, Primitive, Nordic, Herding, Guardian Recognized By Fédération Cynologique […]

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  • Toy Atlas Terrier – Dog Breeds Guide

    Adopt an Atlas Terrier, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Toy Atlas Terrier is the smallest of the three Atlas Terrier breeds. Like the other two sizes, Toy Atlas Terriers are  carbon copies of the Jack Russell, distinguishable only for having solid or merle coat colors. Official Name Toy Atlas Terrier Origin Country – USA Family […]

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  • Mini Atlas Terrier – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Mini Atlas Terrier, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Mini Atlas Terrier or also called Miniature Atlas is the “middle” size variety of the Atlas Terrier Breed. Like the Standard and Toy variants, the Mini Atlas Terrier is very much like the Jack Russel Terrier breed in regards to personality and temperament. The distinguishing […]

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  • Standard Atlas Terrier – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Standard Atlas Terrier, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Standard Atlas Terrier is the biggest of the three varieties of this Jack Russel-like dog breed. The Standard Atlas Terrier is very similar in appearance to the Jack Russel only distinguishable for merle or solid coat colors. Official Name Standard Atlas Terrier Origin Country – USA […]

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  • Dokhi Apso – Dog Breed Guide

    <h2 style=”text-align: center;”>Adopt a Tibetan Terrier, Dog Breed Guide Introduction Tibetan Terriers, although called terriers are not actually members of the terrier dog family. They are not related to any terrier dog breed in the world. They are believed to be the ancestors of the modern Lhasa Apso.</p> <iframe src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/QgzRlxEgIM8?rel=0″ height=”360″ width=”640″ allowfullscreen=”” frameborder=”0″></iframe> Official […]

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