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Mimi Bow: Incorrigible

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Simply it can do more damage than any other dog. This and the Wire Fox Terrier are from the same mold. They are prone to hip dysplasia, skin problems and heart disease. ...read more The Kerry Blue is the national terrier of Ireland and has a reputation for being a natural entertainer. Environmental exposure and upbringing has a lot to do with it. Note: the “aggressive” (not actually aggression) dogs are the dachshund and Sheba Inu, not the #3 and #1 dogs on the list.

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Chihuahuas (Barron's Dog Bibles)

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Dogs are counted among the most preferred pets in the United States. Tibetan Mastiff: This handsome dog is known for the lionlike mane around his head. There are many breeders of various breeds who compete with their dogs in hunting, agility, lure coursing, herding etc. This article provides some more information. Here are some of the best dog breeds based upon their utility to human beings in different... Small to medium size low to moderate energy dogs that are also suitable for apartment living include: may be too intent on protecting home turf to accept the comings and goings of neighbors, delivery men, repairmen, etc. in some apartment buildings.

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Silky Terriers: Everything about Purchase, Grooming, Health,

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They were brought to the US on the Mayflower from England when they became the American Pitbull Terrier and The American Staffordshire Terrier (both the same dog but changed the names). Their tail is curled and carried over the back and their coat is short and smooth. EDU Date: 17 Apr 2004 11:23:32 GMT Lines: 1761 NNTP-Posting-Host: penguin-lust.mit.edu X-Trace: 1082201012 senator-bedfellow.mit.edu 576 18.181.0.29 Xref: senator-bedfellow.mit.edu rec.pets.dogs.info:14505 rec.answers:86427 news.answers:269613 View main headers See reader questions & answers on this topic! - Help others by sharing your knowledge ======= There are many FAQ's available for this group.

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The New Bernese Mountain Dog

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The purebred Labrador's coat comes in only 3 colours: Black, Yellow, or Chocolate. My niece hated dogs and was deathly afraid of them, until we brought home my current pit, Aiko. The last time I took her to the vet though she had a perfect bill of health and they said the breathing was normal, i just don't know if that's true...any advise on these problems? Some breeds, such as pits and rotties et al, need an owner that can be their alpha and understand the importance of immediate response to any dominance challenge.

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The Howell Book of Dogs: The Definitive Reference to 300

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There are a number of reasons people tend to think of certain dog breeds as more dangerous than others. Poi Dogs were fed a mushy vegetarian diet, and their " heads became large and flat due to the disuse of the bones from lack of chewing ." The breed is easy to train and they are easy keepers, preferring to remain by their owner's side. They only see the dogs as commodities, caring little for their health, temperament, happiness or welfare. They make lovely family pets as they are generally easygoing, genetically healthy, and of a size suitable for homes small or large.

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Bird Dogs Lightly Done

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They are naturally protective of their family and often good with children but they are essentially a guard dog and need firm training to learn tolerance towards others. They can come in a variety of colours but mainly black, blue-black or grey. Here's a quiz about one of the most beautiful, family-oriented dogs around. They were originally bred in Germany for bird hunting and water retrieving, and have been excelling at that task since before the invention of guns. Their silky, fine coat served as protection from the cold at high altitudes, and it requires plenty of grooming.

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Bulldog: A dog journal for you to record your dog's life as

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The American Herding Breed Association was founded in 1986 in response to the increasing interest in herding activities by owners of a wide variety of breeds. However, the Labrador Retriever still sits atop the registration statistics with the number one ranking in the United States, followed by the German Shepherd. Since most genetic defects are common to many different breeds, it is impossible to guarantee that a breeding of any two dogs will not result in defects unless you know the health history of those two dogs’ ancestors and/or have had genetic testing on the dogs.

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All about the English Springer Spaniel

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When the right techniques are used they learn fast, and are very fun & also social. Best Answer: OK I think I get what your asking but it's going to be a long answer. Miniature dogs have energetic happy personalities and can make wonderful, loving pets. The coat color may be either a rare, but recognized, color variety within a breed, or a color variety that evolved into a separate breed. And some breeds demand more attention and exercise than others.

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Greyhound: How to Own, Train and Care for Your Greyhound

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Many times, you can find a dog or puppy who was bred under the same conditions that pet store dogs are, but is up to date on shots and vetted. Thanks!:) We have a male ACK registered Husky we would like to breed with an ACK registered female Husky. There are a lot of days that we try to keep our windows open because the weather is perfect but we can’t do that most of the time because these dogs bark constantly. First of all, it’s stupid to say that without dogs we might be extinct!

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Bearded Collies

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However, boxers have earned a reputation as being headstrong. The Chinese Crested may be ugly to me, but is beautiful to my cousin. If you found any image copyrighted to yours, Please contact us, so we can remove it. You can also contact Michele Feitler of VetGen at 800-4-VETGEN FAX 313/669-8441; their research team is trying to locate the gene that causes PRA and need DNA samples from affected dogs and their families. The slogan often voiced by pit bull advocates, "Punish the deed not the breed," works to the benefit of pit bull breeders and owners who accept the large collateral damage the breed inflicts upon the public and has been for the last 30-years.

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