The Irish Wolfhound

August 27, 2011 by  
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Irish Wolfhound "These dogs were originally bred as wolf hunters! The Irish Wolfhound is huge – with some growing as large as small ponies! Irish Wolfhounds are giant dogs, however they usually have gentle tempers. They are generally friendly, although may be reserved around people they don’t know. They are loyal, affectionate and sociable with […]

Pugs as Pets

August 24, 2011 by  
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Pugs "These little dogs are one of the oldest breeds and are originally from China! The Pug is a great house dog, being stocky and short and a wonderful companion! Being generally happy little dogs, pugs are loyal and affectionate to their owners and families. They get along well with visitors and children and are […]

Featured Pet of the Week: The Labrador Retriever

August 14, 2011 by  
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Labrador Retriever The Labrador Retriever, often known as just a “lab” is an extremely popular dog breed as a companion pet (the most popular, in fact!). They have great personalities – they are very affectionate and gentle with their owners and get along well with just about everyone. They are classified as sporting dogs, but […]

Chinese Shar-Pei

March 22, 2011 by  
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Chinese Shar Pei Canis lupus familiaris"I am extremely loyal to my family and a highly intelligent dog!" The Chinese Shar Pei originated from the ancient Chinese Guangdong province and is a rare breed. The Chinese Shar-Pei has been around for a very long time, however not much is known about it’s actual history or ancestry. […]

Dachshund

February 27, 2011 by  
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Dachshund Canis lupus familiaris"I am very friendly and outgoing, making me a great companion!" The Dachshund, bred to flush out badgers, is long and muscular with short legs, giving it an elongated ‘weiner’ or ‘sausage’ appearance. The Dachshund, whether a Standard or a Miniature Dachshund, is a lively and entertaining companion dog. They are often […]