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Top Ten Animated Canine Companions, Part Two

Canine Companions, Part Two Dogs are man’s best friend, and we can see that represented in all of our media, including cartoons and other animated shows and films! In fact, many cartoon dogs are iconic characters whom we remember more fondly than most human characters, and long after their shows were cancelled or otherwise ended. Here are five more of those wonderful canine companions that we still think of today when we think of famous dogs: 6. Mr. Peabody Most […]

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Top Ten Animated Canine Companions, Part One

Canine Companions, Part One Dogs are man’s best friend, so it makes sense that in the stories we tell ourselves, this is reflected – and even magnified in those fictions! Indeed, some cartoon dogs are practically iconic characters that are larger than most human characters, and we remember them well into adulthood. Here are just five of those memorable animated dogs… 1. Snoopy We’ll start with perhaps the best-known dog in the world of cartoons: Snoopy. Creator Charles Schulz’s world […]

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What Exactly IS A Hound?

Just What IS a Hound? When talking about dogs and the specialized breeds that comprise the species, we run into a number of words over and over again, words used to describe particular breeds: terriers, bull dogs, and more. One word in particular that we often see is the term “hound,” yet it can be difficult to pin down what exactly this means. We do know that the word “hound” is used as a verb, as in, “You are hounding me!” […]

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Top Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations In Our Area

5 Dog Friendly Vacation Destinations Lancaster, PA – Beau’s Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park Beau’s Dream Dog Park welcomes small and large dogs to run around their water park, play a game of fetch (with their own tennis ball throwing tree!), or run through their agility park. Beau’s Park is separated into small and large parks but is not exclusive. While dogs do not need to be leashed in the park they will require their owner to be with […]

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Top Dog Breeds For Hiking and the Outdoors

Top 5 Dog Breeds for Hiking German Shepherd German Shepherds are incredibly intelligent and well-behaved dogs. While hiking they will be more than courteous to your fellow hikers and more than happy to stay close to you on the trail. If allowed to go off the leash, however, they can have a blast finding new smells and playing fetch along the way. Since they are a larger breed be sure to watch their movements as they age. These dogs are […]

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Dog Allergies and Spring Time: What To Do To Help Your Pooch

Put Down The Tissues: Dealing with Spring Time Dog Allergies Spring Cleaning Vacuum, vacuum, vacuum. Dog hair and dander can get into the strangest places in your home. When you have a animal it is good to dust once a week and vacuum about three times a week. By maintaining a clean and clutter free home will help keep allergens at bay and will make your home that much more comfortable to be in. You may also want to avoid […]

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Springtime Activities For Doggie Days!

Doggie Days: Spring Activities and Exercise Now that the birds are singing and the grass actually looks green it may be time to stretch your legs and have some fun outside. If you have a dog, they may be itching even more than you are to get outside (there is a lot of new smells y’know). So here are a few ideas for what you and your four-legged friend can do now that the snow has melted. Give Your Dog […]

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Why is the Beagle a Sought-After Hunting Dog?

The Hunting Dog Most purebreds are known for the particular traits that they were bred for, with a wide variety of traits having been in the minds of breeders over the centuries. In some cases, they were seeking simple strength, speed, or intelligence – and certainly these are qualities that every dog-owner would seek in their canine companion, but in many cases, while these form the foundation of the breed they bred, they were also seeking more specific behaviors. For example, […]

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The Goldendoodle: Smart, Fun, and Hypoallergenic

Smart, Fun, and Hypoallergenic It can sometimes be difficult for a person to understand the idea that a dog has a purpose that has literally been bred into them, yet that is precisely the case with many purebreds. Over the past several centuries, these purebred dogs have been shaped towards a purpose, towards having a set of behaviors, an appearance, and inclinations and behaviors that make them ideal for a specific role in society. For some that is a service […]

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Is a Golden Labrador Retriever a Good Family Pet?

Golden Labs: The Ideal Family Pet A Golden Retriever is a classic breed, one which many families choose to bring into their home as a family dog for years, if not decades. They are widely used in media to be the family dog in film and television, and not without reason – they are obedient, intelligent, quick to learn, energetic, and just a pleasure to be around, so why shouldn’t they be the ideal family dog? Of course, as with […]

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