The Three Different Types of Poodles

by Anita & Greg The Poodles is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Poodles are divided into three different varieties, the standard, miniature, and toy. The American Kennel Club, a leading authority on dog breeds, delineates the varieties by size. Standard poodles must be over 15 inches at the highest […]

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Q&A: Mini Beagles?

Question by tsafemevas: Mini Beagles? Are mini or pocket beagles recognized by AKC? and do you have a website where I can find more information about them? Please don’t tell me to google it, If you have anymore information about them can you tell me, Thanks! Has anyone on here ever owned one? was it […]

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Q&A: Why do people say there is no such thing as mini beagles?

Question by Molly: Why do people say there is no such thing as mini beagles? I have 3 Registered female beagles and people say there is no such thing. They say there is only regular. Some say it’s a toy beagle or a pocket. I have never heard of toy beagles. I have a teacup, […]

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AKC Squirrel Dog Toy, Large

AKC Squirrel Dog Toy, Large Designed for safe, durable, pet play Super Premium Quality Strong plush fabric, double stitched with embroidered details and no small parts to swallow Toys are meant for you and your pet to enjoy together. Supervise your pet while playing. If separation occurs, take the toy away immediately Totally Authentic AKC […]

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The Gentle Basset Hound – Cherished By Families Everywhere

The Wonderful Basset Hound is a Medium/Large dog that weighs anywhere between 45-75 pounds. Their height usually being 11″ to 15″. The Basset Hound is long and low and their height/weight ratio makes their already short legs look even shorter. In fact, their name comes from the French word “bas” which means low. They are […]

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Six Types Of Small Dogs – Part 1

Learning about the different classes of small dogs can help focus the selection process for a new canine friend. The American Kennel Club (AKC), the principle breed registry within the US, divides dog breeds into seven categories, plus the miscellaneous class. The category] is for breeds that have not yet completed all their registration requirements. […]

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Why Aren’t All Small Dog Breeds Recognized By The American Kennel Club?

To the average person who loves dogs, the rules and regulations of some nationwide dog registry associations like the American Kennel Club (AKC) can seem unusual, to say the least. You would reasonably expect that a puppy registered by the AKC would be a healthy, high quality purebred, yet this isn’t always so. You can […]

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Akc Recommends That You Train Your Yorkie

If my mother’s yorkie dog cracks a bone he instantly drops it out on the plate and very carefully picks the food away from it. In the same way, my friend can give her dog a big piece of bone and tell him to eat it as long as it doesn’t splinter.

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Akc Recommends That You Train Your Yorkie Dog

Show your dog a personal belonging of your own. Put the item under your arm to absorb your scent. Add the item to a pile of belongings.

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AKC Standards For Pomeranians

The American Kennel Club establishes standards of various dog breeds, including the Pomeranian. Before the American Kennel Club recognizes a breed, the breed has to have certain characteristics, referred to as standards of the breed, that remain stable generation after generation. Breed standards serve several functions. A dog owner buying an American Kennel Club recognized breed of dog knows how big a puppy will be when it grows up. All puppies start out small, but a Pomeranian owner knows he or she will end up with a dog that weighs in at seven pounds or less. Breed standards also predict temperament, and the owner of a Pomeranian puppy knows the grown dog will be playful, energetic and extroverted.

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