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The Chihuahua

Posted on October 3, 2019

The Chihuahua

A feisty little guy, full of spunk and affection. Yup, the Chihuahua is certainly an interesting mix of bold character and sweet lap dog, which is why it almost seems shocking that they are placed at 30th out of 194 most popular dog breeds in America. With a loving, loyal demeanour and tiny size, the Chihuahua can make for an excellent family pet, especially for those with limited space. Let’s take a closer look at this breed’s traits and characteristics to see if it might be a good match for you and your...

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The Golden Retriever

Posted on September 19, 2019

The Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever. With their thick golden coat, eager to please attitude and friendly demeanour, is it any wonder they are the 3rd most popular breed in the U.S out of 194 breeds? Although they are a popular choice amongst families, these beauties can come with some serious health issues that most people are not aware of. Let’s take a closer look at this breed’s traits and determine whether or not the Golden Retriever is the right fit for your family.  Characteristics and Maintenance: These golden beauties are...

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The Saluki

Posted on February 14, 2019

The Saluki

This month we look at a lesser known breed. Ranking only 125 out of 194 breeds, the Saluki is under-represented. Majestic, elegant, and intelligent are only a few words that perfectly describe the Saluki. They can be very nice dogs to have as a family pet, but are not ideal for less experienced handlers. Let us take a closer look at this breed’s traits and personality in order to determine whether or not the Saluki is the right fit for your family.  Characteristics and Maintenance: The Saluki is part of the group known as the...

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The Belgian Malinois

Posted on October 18, 2018

The Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is strong, eager to please and beautiful to look at. With recent war movies coming out that show all of the Malinois’ great potential, it can be hard not to fall in love with them. Unfortunately, in the movies, we only get to see the end result of very well-trained dogs. We are therefore not given the full picture as to how much work these dogs can actually be. Let’s take a closer look at the needs and personality of the Malinois in order to determine if this breed may be a good addition to your family. Characteristics...

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The German Shepherd

Posted on September 18, 2018

The German Shepherd

The German shepherd; majestic, loyal, bold, intelligent, and eager to please. With their satellite-sized ears and beautiful coat, is it any wonder why they are ranked 2nd out of 194 most popular breeds in the U.S.A.? Not only are they the most commonly used dogs in the work force such as police dogs, military work and guide dogs, they have also become a popular family pet. Although these dogs have many traits that make them hard to resist, they are not suited for all families. Let’s take a closer look at this breed’s traits in order to...

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The French Bulldog

Posted on July 16, 2018

The French Bulldog

The Frenchie; happy, friendly, good with children, and with a smooshed up face and big ears, all too cute! Yup, it is no wonder the French bulldog has become a more popular breed choice amongst families in the last few years. However, before deciding this little guy is the right fit for your family, let’s take a look at some of the breed’s details more closely. Characteristics and Maintenance These dogs are very intelligent, affectionate, and tend to tolerate children very well. They are relatively easy to train, although they can be...

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