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Shnoodle Grooming

A schnoodle can acquire the coat features of either schnauzer or poodle, like developing the rough and coarse or wiry fur of the Schnauzer, the softer, fluffy hair of the Poodle, or whatever coat in between the two. A few schnoodles grow course Schnauzer-like fur on certain parts of the body (most likely the back) […]

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The Best Toys for Your Dogs

by: Michael Fortomas Dogs is a major status symbol in American pet-keeping. Every year, over 12 billion dollars have been spent on dog food and veterinary care alone. According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association’s 2003-2004 Pet Owners’ Survey, more than half of dog owners purchase toys for their dogs. Playing with toys is […]

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A History of The Yorkshire Terrier

by: Rose Lenk Although the history of the Yorkshire Terrier is sketchy, there is a great deal known about the origins of this exceptional, vibrant breed. The Yorkshire Terrier, or Yorkie for short, finds it humble beginnings in Northern England, in the counties of Yorkshire, Manchester and Leeds, during the years prior to 1750. During […]

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The Tamsakan Dog

In 2005, the two primary founders of the Tamaskan breed gathered ten Northern Eskimo and Utonagan dogs, and interbred them with Finnish racing Huskies to produce a completely novel Finnish working breed, the Tamaskan. The objective was to produce a canine that appeared to be a wolf but with no actual wolf substance. These canines […]

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Schnauzer Facts

A Schnauzer comprises a German breed of canine. The name derives from the German word for snout as for the canines’ distinctively hairy muzzles. Kennel clubs normally divide this breed into 3 designations by size: Miniature Schnauzer: Which is less than 15 inches high at the shoulder Standard Schnauzer: Females are 17-19 Inches, Males are […]

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Airedale Terrier History

Age-old art shows the existence of English dogs possessing a clear resemblance to the terriers of today and from which without doubt sprang the Broken-haired or Old English Terrier. This extinct black-and-tan type is believed to have been the common ancestor of the Irish, Fox, Welsh, and Airedale Terrier. At all events, a mix of […]

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The Africanis

The Africanis comprises a grouping of South African canines not accepted as a breed. It’s thought to follow from ancient ancestry, immediately descended from hound canines and castaway canines of old Africa, brought into the Nile River Valley by the Levant. The Swahili name for the breed is umbwa wa ki-shenzi which means average or […]

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Ace’s Favorite Cheesy Dog Biscuits

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour1 1/4 cups grated cheddar cheese1/4 pound margarine — corn oil1 clove garlic — crushed1 pinch salt1/4 cup Milk — or as needed Grate the cheese into a bowl and let stand until it reaches room temperature. Cream the cheese with the softened margarine, garlic, salt and flour. Add enough […]

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The Labrador Retriever – A Great Family Pet

If you’re looking for a great pet, you’ll definitely want want to take a closer look at the Labrador retriever dog breed. The Labrador retriever is a favorite dog breed of many families and it’s easy to see why as this intelligent, loyal, and fun dog makes a great family pet. Originally from Newfoundland, this […]

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Zone Training Your Labrador Retriever

Dear Lab owner, As you know, Labrador Retrievers are extremely beautiful, active and intelligent dogs. They make wonderful companions who undoubtedly will bring many years of joy to you and your family. It’s important to your Labrador’s development that you learn how to positively channel your Labrador’s energy and intelligence so as to build a […]

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