The Characteristics of a Standard Poodle

by Mr.TinDC The Poodle Dog is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. The Standard Poodle is one of the most intelligent dog breeds, second only to border collies and before the German Shepherds. They are the largest and oldest of poodle varieties. Contrary to the popular notion those poodles are […]

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Q&A: Can puppies show characteristics of more than one father?

by rkleine Question by Theresa C: Can puppies show characteristics of more than one father? I got a puppy from a friend’s neighbor. The mother is a border collie and was seen being breed by a golden retriever. Now that my puppy is almost a year old, he has the fur of the collie and […]

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German Shepherd Dog Characteristics

by DaveCrosby The German Shepherd Dog is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Other Names of The German Shepherd Dog: Alsatian, Deutscher Schaferhund, GSD. German Shepherd Dog Temperament The German Shepherd dog is amongst the most intelligent of dogs and its versatility and excellence in performing all manner of activities […]

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The Characteristics Of A Poodle

The Teacup Poodle is very similar to the Toy and the Standard Poodle except for the size. Teacup Poodles weigh anywhere between two and four pounds where the next size Poodle, the Toy Poodle, is ten pounds at maturity. Teacup dogs get the name teacup because they can almost fit into a teacup. These dogs are intelligent, obedient and elegant dogs. They have a non-shedding fur, which makes them very popular. They are very perceptive dogs and love companionship.

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Characteristics Of The Golden Retriever

Almost all breeds of dogs are group oriented, with the need to interact with other species of their group to remain secure. Over years of breeding, however, Golden Retrievers have been adapted to interact more with people. Perfectly suitable as guide dogs they are also able assistants for those who like to hunt and as […]

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Afghan Hound Breed Orgins, History And Characteristics

Origin: The Afghan Hound is a very ancient breed. This dog has been mentioned several times in the Egyptian papyruses as well as pictured in caves of Northern Afganistan more than 4,000 years ago. This beautiful sighthound was used as a shepard and hunter for many centuries, hunting such game as deer, wild boars, goats, […]

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Important Characteristics Necessary To Training A Dog

Author Jimmy Cox stresses the importance of a holistic training approach that uses ALL of the senses. Pretty good stuff… Bearing in mind that our object is to train a dumb animal for companionship we can, by appeal through the three senses, hearing, sight and feeling, accomplish great things. We can, for instance, save the […]

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