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Why Border Collies Are Everywhere!

Of the breeds that you can choose to serve as your friend and companion, the Border Collie is certainly one of the most intelligent, loyal, fast-learning, and gentle breeds you can choose. When selecting a dog, there are many qualities that you will want to consider, but ultimately the Border Collie offers pretty much everything that you would really want. The Border Collie, formerly known as the Scotch Sheep Dog, were originally shepherd dogs that were used to herd flocks […]

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The Most British of Bulldogs

It’s the dogs we see on film and television, the ones that have distinctive and iconic looks to them, that we most often end up adopting. It’s kind of a self-sustaining loop: with everyone choosing those breeds, they become more ubiquitous, and thus more people see them and choose those breeds for themselves, and so on, forever and ever! Well, maybe not forever, but at the very least many breeds experience bouts of popularity that lead to quite a bit […]

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Japanese Chins: The Tiny Dog with Lots of Heart

You have a countless number of breeds to choose from when selecting the dog that will be your companion for years, even decades, to come. The breed you select is actually one of the primary elements that will shape your relationship with that dog; each breed has its own set of needs, strengths, and idiosyncrasies that you should be prepared to deal with. The Japanese Chin of Yesteryear These are not merely stereotypes that you’ve only seen in the occasional […]

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Funny Looking and Always Friendly: The Basset Hound

Iconic breeds are, of course, the most-adopted breeds around, but that isn’t always the right choice for you and your family. You may have seen a particular breed on television, but that tells you little about how they actually are as well as what it would be like to live with that breed for years, even decades, to come. Consequently, investigating these popular breeds before adopting is critical to your happiness – and theirs! Take the Basset Hound for example; […]

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The Origin of the Dog Days of Summer

Soon enough we’ll be entering into what we call the “Dog Days of Summer,” but like most of the turns of phrase that we use in everyday speech, we often don’t know what that means, nor do we understand the true origins the phrase. It just works its way into our language and vernacular and leaves us scratching our heads when we wonder, on a day like today, just what that really means. Fortunately, information on such matters is now […]

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Take Your Best Friend for a Hike

Summer is the perfect time to start hiking again, but who wants to hike alone? Everyone’s so busy these days; it can sometimes make you wonder how you ever got the time to get together with your friends and hike in the past. Yet here you are, with time to do so yet again, and nobody to accompany you… or is there? There’s one friend of yours who is always ready for an adventure, and that friend isn’t a human […]

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Finding the Best Breeder for You

Finding a good dog is important to you; this is someone who is going to be in your life for years, if not decades, to come. As such, it’s absolutely vital that you ensure the breeder you are buying from is someone who is 100% the best you can work with. While not all breeders are puppy mills, not all breeders are created equal, and you can expect varying levels of quality and care from different breeders. Yet, for someone […]

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The Dog for the Great Outdoors

The summertime is the right time to get out there and experience the outside world in all its glory. This was a rough winter we just went through, and you may have forgotten that camping, the beach, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities all await not just you, but your canine companion as well. Your dog loves the outdoors and having plenty of opportunities to burn some energy, but that is probably only true up to a point […]

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Camping With Your Best Canine Friend

Summer is a fantastic time to go camping, and it’s also a great time to spend some time with your dog outdoors; so why not combine the two? Well, it’s not quite that simple; after all, just owning and looking after a dog involves quite a bit of responsibility on your part; taking them out into the wild and expecting your dog to behave appropriately on a camping trip without the right training, preparation, and expectations, can be a real […]

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4 Problems Facing Your Dog This Summer

You’ve got a lot to look out for this summer when it comes to your dog, everything ranging from the weather to travel to food to just about every other aspect of their life. Let’s face it: when you have a dog you love and care about, you practically have a child – one who has perhaps a little less sense and a lot more energy and excitement than a human child would! As such, your dog needs you to […]

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