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  • 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 derived by putting together the origins of […]

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  • Short-Haired Lurcher – Dog Breed Guide

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  • Long-haired Lurcher – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Long-haired Lurcher, Dog Breed Guide Introduction Official Name Long-haired Lurcher Origin Country – Various parts of the United Kingdom, specifically England and IrelandFamily / Group – Hound, Sight Hound History The Long-haired Lurcher is a variety of Lurcher dog that originates from various regions of the United Kingdom, specifically Ireland and England. The ethnic Romanichals, a […]

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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 Country – Various parts of the United Kingdom, specifically England and IrelandFamily / Group – Hound, […]

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  • Burgos Pointer – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Burgos Pointer or Burgos Pointing Dog breed is one of the breeds under the Spanish Pointer dog family. They are very passionate pointing dogs and famous for displaying unrivaled passion when out on the hunt. The Burgos Pointer is a gentle and good-natured dog breed. Therefore, they are great as companion dogs for […]

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  • 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. These ancient canines saw extinction at the end of Ice Age. They are included in the Spitz dog group and are considered to be among the rarest dog […]

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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 History This dog breed is believed to […]

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  • Portuguese Pointer – Dog Breeds 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 / Group – Gun Dog, Sporting, Pointer History […]

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  • Mallorquin Mastiff – Dog Breeds Guide

    Introduction The Mallorquin Mastiff is one of the oldest mastiff breeds that originate 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 History The Mallorquin Mastiff is a mastiff breed […]

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  • Longhaired Icelandic Sheepdog – Dog Breeds 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 Family / Group – Spitz, Primitive, Nordic, Herding, […]

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  • Toy Atlas Terrier – Dog Breeds 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 / Group – Terriers History The Atlas […]

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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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  • Simkhyi – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The SimKhyi is the highest in order among all the Tibetan dog breeds that were bred and created by monastery monks to serve them and the Dalai Lama. This small Tibetan dog breed was bred to look like small lions, physically regal but very protective despite its size. Official Name SimKhyiDuring the time when […]

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  • Do Khyi – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Do Khyi breed is the biggest of all the native Tibetan dog breeds which include the Sim Khyi or Tibetan Spaniel, the Trsang Apso, or Dokhi Apso which the Tibetan Terrier, and the more popular Lhasa Apso. Do Khyi dogs are very large. But, don’t let their size fool you! These dogs are […]

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