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World’s Best Drug Sniffing Dogs

A US Customs Labrador named "Snag" has made 118 drug seizures worth a canine record of $810 million. The greatest number of drug seizures by dogs ever made was recorded as 969 counts in 1988. IN ONE YEAR! The team of "Rocky" and "Barco" patrolled the Texas and Mexico border, alias "Cocaine Alley." They were so good that Mexican drug...

Classifying Dogs into Categories

Classifying dogs into categories began with the Romans. They had the following 6 categories: house dogs, shepherd dogs, sporting dogs, war dogs, dogs that ran by scent, and dogs that ran by sight. Interestingly enough, Mosaics meaning "Beware of the Dog" could even be found on doorsteps in ancient Roman cities. Today, more than three hundred breeds of dogs exist...

World’s Smallest Dog:

World’s smallest dog..... The smallest dog in history was a tiny Yorkshire Terrier from Blackburn, England. At two years of age and fully grown this little dude was an incredible 2.5 inches (6.35 cm) tall by 3.75 inches (9.5cm) long! He weighed only 4 ounces (113grams)! He was approximately the size of a matchbox. Gotta love that face.... 

World’s Best Tracker Dog:

The best tracker was recorded in 1925, and the record is still held by the Doberman Pinscher named "Sauer", trained by Detective-Sergeant Herbert Kruger. Sauer tracked a stock thief 100 miles (161 km) across the vast Great Karroo, in South Africa by scent alone. Did you know that a man named Louis Doberman, a German tax-collector, first bred the Doberman...
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Rottweiler: The Top Protection Dog!

As with all things German, be that an appliance or a car, perfection is always expected. It is thus not surprising that the Rottweiler is a perfect breed as well. Of German origin, the Rottweiler is one of the most beautiful and most misunderstood dogs. Euro Puppy's top breeders have used this perfection to their advantage to carry on the...

Dog With The Longest Ears

The dog with the longest ears is called Mr. Jeffries, who is a Basset Hound from West Sussex, England. His ears measured 11.5 inches (29.2 cm) in 2002. He is also the grandson of the famous dog from the Hush Puppies shoe ads, which made the Basset Hound famous. His grandad used to hold the record, but when he died...