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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AKC Rankings for 2006

2006 Rank Breed 2005 Rank 1 Retrievers (Labrador) 1 2 Yorkshire Terriers 3 3 German Shepherd Dogs 4 4 Retrievers (Golden) 2 5 Beagles 5 6 Dachshunds 6 7 Boxers 7 8 Poodles 8 9 Shih Tzu 9 10 Miniature Schnauzers 10 11 Chihuahuas 11 12 Bulldogs 13 13 Pugs 12 14 Pomeranians 14 15 […]

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Border Collie – The Facts Every Owner of This Dog Should Know

Bred for their intelligence and herding instincts, Border Collies are descended from British herding dogs. A medium sized dog, Border Collies will grow to about 19 to 22 inches and 30 to 45 pounds. They will live about 12 to 15 years. Border Collies have medium to longer hair that comes in a variety of […]

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The Shih Tzu Breed: A Widely Loved Companion

If you are thinking about buying a Shih Tzu puppy – congratulations! This adorable and loyal dog will most likely become an important and treasured part of your family. The Shih Tzu is a toy dog; characterized by its proud, sturdy and miniature stature – this dog breed is one of the most popular of […]

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Dog House Leash Hook – Fun Accessory

Dog House Leash Hook

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Mark Twain Dog Quotes

Mark Twain liked dogs. These are my favorites dog quotes from the great Mark Twain. “Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” “Let your secret sympathies and your compassion be always with the under dog in the fight – this is magnanimity; but […]

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Man Reunited with his Akita a Year After Katrina

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The Bloodhound – A Friendly Breed with a Famous Nose

Perhaps my favorite movie as a child was the classic animated film “Lady and the Tramp”. And, my favorite character in the movie had to be Trusty, the wizened old bloodhound who had “lost his sense of smell”… The Bloodhound or St. Hubert Hound is an ancient breed that dates back over 1500 years. The […]

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Maltese: History of the Breed

Few breeds are as widely loved as the Maltese. This intelligent and affectionate pet is popular all over the world with the rich and famous as well as the commoners. The Maltese is a playful and adventurous little dog with a rich history dating back more than 28 centuries. As with every breed there is […]

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Designer Breeds: Will You Remember Me?

What is a designer dog breed? Designer breeds have been around for many decades already. A once underground movement towards better breeds is becoming big business for those willing to experiment with the creation of designer mix breed dogs. Who is behind the development of these designer dogs? The designer dog club is spear headed […]

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