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How Many Dog Breeds Are There?

Regardless of age, dogs are people’s best friends. They are loyal, helpful, loving, and they are so pure in expressing their emotions. There are so many dog breeds that it is challenging to pinpoint the exact number, and the popular world organizations all provide different numbers. Brief History of Dogs It is known that a dog is descended from a...

How Long Do Golden Retrievers Live?

  One of the first decisions a person wanting to have a dog needs to make is the breed – and if you are reading this article, you are most likely considering getting a Golden Retriever (or already have one). There are plenty of reasons why this breed is a great choice – they are loyal, intelligent, and their friendly...
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3 Secrets Revealed about Pet Store Puppies!

‘How much is that doggy in the window?’. We have all heard the famous song. But the question is how much do you know about your local pet store and their puppies? Although buying a hamster or a guinea pig in a pet store doesn’t bare too many risks, buying a puppy in a pet store is probably not the...

World’s Largest Dogs

Each Tuesday we will share a photo we received claiming to be the World's Largest Dog. A lot of you might have seen these photos. We couldn't verify the source so we leave it up to you to believe it or not. Photoshop can make look anything big. Let us know what you think. Have you seen any of these...
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The 12 Longest Living Dog Breeds

One of the biggest misfortunes of being a pet owner is that we can’t grow old with our furry companion. The fact that they age seven dog years for every human year just seems unfair. This is all the more reason to cherish your furry friend while it’s around. There are, however, several dog species that live a few years...
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The 7 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

On the surface, canines seem like simple-minded creatures that do nothing more than, eat, sleep, scratch itself, and lick your face. However, dogs are actually far cleverer than their owners give them credit for. Of course, every breed is genetically different, and some species are inherently smarter than others. The following are the seven most intelligent dog breeds. While the...
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The 7 Phases of Puppy Development

Like human babies, canine pups undergo multiple stages during its first year of life. It is during this time that it is learning about its surroundings and how the world functions. As the owner, you play an enormous influence in your puppy’s development. It is through you that it will learn what behaviors are good and which ones are bad....
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A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Psychology and Dog Training Techniques

A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Psychology and Dog Training Techniques Training your dog is essential not just because it improves their behavior but also because it helps you keep them safe. Moreover, a well-trained dog is a dog you can take almost anywhere. So, it would also allow you to spend more quality time together. With that in mind, here...
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The Rising Popularity of Dogs in Dubai and the Emirates

Part 1 Once you may have only noticed the noble Saluki in the seven Emirates, but now the popularity of dogs in the United Arab Emirates is growing rapidly. In Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and elsewhere, the variety and number of dogs is plain to see. The Emirates is a country of many expats, with over 80% of the population originating...
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10 facts you didn’t know about Vizsla dogs

Fact #1 In a way the Vizsla has more in common with cats than other dogs. No, it doesn’t purr and meow, but it’s a self cleaning dog and has very little of the odour most other dogs possess. So the Vizsla is an ideal match for those with a sensitive nose and no desire to bath their dog every week.