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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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  • Portuguese Sheepdog – Dog Breeds Guide

    Adopt a Portuguese Sheepdog, Dog Breeds Guide Introduction The Portuguese Shepherd or Sheepdog was bred to work on mountainous terrain, harsh high altitude weather conditions and serve as both herding and flock guardians. Official Name Portuguese Sheepdog Origin Date – 19th century Country – Portugal Family / Group – Herding, Working Recognized By: Continental Kennel […]

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  • Fox Paulistinha – Dog Breeds Guide

    Introduction The Fox Paulistinha is one of Brazil’s terrier dog breeds. It is believed that these dogs have existed in Brazil for several hundred years now, but were only recognized internationally in 1973. Fox Paulistinha dogs are lively and energetic dogs. Also, they are known as perfect hunters and watchdogs, as well as perfect companion […]

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  • English Coonhound – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The English Coonhound is not actually an English dog breed, it was first bred in the United States. Therefore, it is usually called the American English Coonhound. However, the English Coonhounds are racy and lean but muscular hound dogs that will be very soft when off duty. Official Name English Coonhound Other Name – […]

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  • Estonian Hound – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Estonian Hound is the only breed that was developed in the country of Estonia. Although it is not official, the Estonian Hound is the national dog breed of this country. The Estonian Hound has great stamina and impeccable energy. Also, they are gifted with a beautiful voice. A joy to hunters’ ears! These […]

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  • Florida Black Mouth Cur – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Florida Black Mouth Cur is the black mouth cur breed that is exclusively bred in the State of Florida. It is also called Florida’s National State Dog. The Black Mouth Cur is a muscular and sturdy Southern dog. Also, they are the best hunting dogs in the World! Official Name Florida Black Mouth […]

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  • Florida Cracker Cur – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Florida Cracker Cur is a different cur breed from the Florida Black Mouth Cur which is the official State Dog of Florida. The difference is Florida Cracker Curs do not have black muzzles seen on all the Black Mouth Cur dogs. The Florida Cracker Cur is a submassive and easygoing dog. These dogs […]

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  • Kangaroo Dog – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Kangaroo Dog is known as the Australian Kangaroo dog or the Australian Greyhound. Watch the news feature below on how this dog breed is being exploited, doped and destroyed in Australia’s multi-million money-making greyhound gambling industry. To sum up, the Kangaroo Dog is an active and lively dog that will make a great […]

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  • Foxhound – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Foxhound dog breed is available in two varieties: The American and the English Foxhound. These are two separate and distinct breeds that belong to the Foxhound dog family. They are scent hounds specialized in hunting foxes! The original and prototype of this breed are the English Foxhound breed which is stockier and slower […]

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  • Istrian Coarse-haired Hound – Dog Breed Guide

    Adopt an Istrian Coarse-haired Hound, Dog Breed Guide Introduction The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound is one of two Istrian Hound dogs. This particular breed is slightly shorter compared to the Istrian Short-haired Hound Official Name Istrian Coarse-haired Hound Other Name: Istarski Oštrodlaki Gonic Istrski Ostrodlaki Gonic Istrian Rough-coated Hound Origin Date – No Precise Date of […]

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  • French Brittany Spaniel – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The French Brittany Spaniel may be considered as the jock of the gun dog breed for being one of the most popular. However, it is also considered one of the best and most senior sporting dog breed in France and the rest of Europe! This Brittany native dog has come a long way from […]

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  • Himalayan Sheepdog – Dog Breed Guide

      Introduction The Himalayan Sheepdog is a very active and energetic dog breed that originates from Nepal and India. Also, they make great companion dogs and can be very loyal and affectionate. However, they can take their role as protectors very seriously and become aggressive. Because of that, early age socialization and training are very […]

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  • Frisian Water Dog – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction  The Frisian Water Dog is a loving, loyal and affectionate dog breed that was originally bred for hunting. However, today these dogs are perfect companion dogs that will always be near you and put a smile on your face! Official Name Frisian Water Dog Other Name: Dutch Spaniel Origin Date – sometime during the […]

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  • Giant German Spitz – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction Giant German Spitz is not actually a giant. This German Spitz variety is actually medium in size, standing between 16 to 17 inches tall and weighing around 38.5 to 40 pounds. This particular German Spitz earned the Giant or Gross in their name for being the largest of three recognized German Spitz breeds. The […]

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  • Gonczy Polski – Dog Breed Guide

    Introduction The Gonczy Polski or Polish Scent hound was specifically bred to be light and compact so they can have great mobility and efficiently work on Poland’s difficult and mountainous terrain. This Polish Hunting Dog is a very active and energetic dog always ready for work. Official Name Gonczy Polski Other Name: Polish Scenthound Polish […]

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