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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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  • American Kyi Apso Dog – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The American Kyi Apso is the new line of the original Tibetan Kyi Apso dog breed used by nomadic tribes in Tibet as the first line of defense against strangers, intruders and predatory animals. The American line of this breed is larger than the ones bred in Tibet. Official Name American Kyi Apso Origin […]

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  • Persian Sighthound – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Persian Sighthound – Dog Breed Guide Introduction There are three dog breeds that can be considered members of the Persian Sighthound dog family: The Afghan Hound The Saluki The Tazi Official Name Persian Sighthound The dog breeds under the Persian Sighthound dog family are popularly called as the Afghan Hound, Saluki and Tazi […]

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  • Persian Greyhound – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Persian Greyhound dog breed is very much the Greyhound dog breed in appearance. This particular dog breed is one of the oldest Southern or Sight Hound breeds still existing. The Persian Greyhound is a large and muscular dog breed with short bodies. In addition, they originate from lines that are very fast and […]

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  • Yugoslavian Tricolor Hound – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Yugoslavian Tricolor Hound, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Yugoslavian Tricolor Hound is one of the two varieties of the Yugoslavian Hound breed which was used in the Balkans. Official Name Jugoslovenski Trobojni Gonic or Yugoslavian Tricolor Hound Origin Date – A very old breed that have existed in the Balkan regions for several […]

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  • Korthals Griffon – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Korthals Griffon dog breed is Griffon type of dog that was developed, created and named after Mr. Eduard Korthals, a Dutch Banker and dog breeder. The Korthals Griffon is a very loyal and affectionate breed. Therefore, they are great companion dogs. Also, this breed is very tolerant and gentle around children! Official Name Korthals […]

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  • Shar-Pei – Ancient Chinese Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction Shar-Pei dogs are ancient Chinese dog breeds that serves various purposes from farm works to guarding dogs as well as blood sport combatants. They got their name from their sandy coat, which when translated in Chinese is “Shar-Pei” Official Name Shar-Pei Origin Date – 200 B.C.E. Country – China Family / Group: Southern, Non-sporting […]

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  • Toy Fox Terrier – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Toy Fox Terrier is the smaller version of the original and much larger Fox Terrier. Although they share similar physical traits and genes, except for the size, the Toy Fox Terrier is recognized as a separate breed. In addition, these dogs have an amusing toy-dog personality and they are wearing a satin-haired coat. […]

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  • Vizsla / Hungarian Pointer – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction There are two types of Vizsla dogs: The Smooth-haired Vizsla. These are the dogs commonly seen in North America The Wire-haired Vizsla. These are the dogs commonly bred in Europe. Official Name Vizsla The Vizsla dog breed is also known as the Hungarian Short-haired Pointing Dog, Rovidszoru Magyar Vizsla, Hungarian Pointer and the Magyar […]

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  • Burmilla Cat – Cat Breeds Guide

    Adopt A Burmilla Cat – Cat Breeds Guide Introduction The Burmilla Cat breed is essentially a Burmese type of cat. The Burmilla differs from the Burmese as these Asian Shaded cats come in a variety of coat colors that is not seen on the typical Burmese. The Burmilla Cat belong to the Asian Cat Breeds […]

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  • Podengo Portugueso Pequeno – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Podengo Portugueso Pequeno, Dog Breed Guide Introduction Podengo Portugueso Pequeno or Small Podengo was developed to flush rabbits from its cover but also mouse hunter’s on board Portuguese ships. This is the smallest variety, perfectly small so that they can work efficiently on ships and also save space compared to other larger mouser […]

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  • Podengo Portugueso Grande – Dog Breeds Guide

    Adopt a Podengo Portugueso Grande, Dog Breeds Guide Introduction Podengo Portugueso Grande or Large Portuguese Podengos are the largest of the three Podengo Portugueso sizes. It is available in two coat types: The Smooth Haired Podengo Portugueso Grande, armed with a rough coat that functions as a protective coat that has proven to be effective […]

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  • Podengo Portugueso Medio – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Podengo Portugueso Medio, Dog Breed Guide Introduction Podengo Portugueso Medio are so enthusiastic learners and performers that this particular breed has been chosen to be dog actors in various Hollywood big movie productions including: Dante’s Peak Three Wishes Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Zeus and Roxanne Secondhand Lions Can of Worms […]

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  • East-European Shepherd – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The East-European Shepherd dog breed is a product of the Cold War. This particular breed was developed by the Soviets before World War II. However, it was developed during the Soviet Expansion in Eastern Europe. The East-European Shepherd is an intelligent and confident dog that tends to be very close to its owner and its […]

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  • Parson Russell Terrier – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt a Parson Russell Terrier, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Parson Russell Terrier is considered the long-legged variety of the original Jack Russell Terrier breed. Official Name Parson Russell Terrier Origin Date – 18th Century Country – England Family / Group: Terrier Recognized By: American Pet Registry, Inc. Australian National Kennel Club Fédération Cynologique Internationale […]

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