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Boxer Dogs

February 16, 2012 11:42:17 AM CST

Originating in Germany in the 1800s, the Boxer was built for dog fighting and hunting. Boxers were used to chase and pin down large animals to assist the hunter. Boxers are capable of capturing wild boars and even bison.Read More
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Boston Terrier

February 15, 2012 11:34:48 AM CST

In 1870, a dog called “Hooper’s Judge” was sold to a man in Boston, Massachusetts. This dog helped to father the entire Boston Terrier breed.Read More
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The Beagle

February 14, 2012 11:00:24 AM CST

The beagle is a popular breed, retaining a youthful puppy-look, even as an adult. With an appearance of a miniature foxhound, the Beagle is an excellent hunter.Read More
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The Basset Hound

February 13, 2012 10:58:02 AM CST

The Basset Hound’s short legs and long ears accentuate its solid body. On Disney’s “The Fox and the Hound,” the hound was Copper, a Basset Hound, being trained to hunt by an older hunting dog.

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The Australian Shepherd

February 12, 2012 10:54:25 AM CST

Popular, friendly, and enthusiastic, the Australian Shepherd makes an excellent herding dog. This type of dog is perfect for working on a farm or ranch. Often referred to as "Aussies," these dogs are agile and obedient, needing purpose and plenty of activity to be happy.

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The Akita

February 12, 2012 10:51:20 AM CST

The Akita is a strong, dignified dog breed from Japan. A working breed, this dog is used in both therapy and performance work. The Akita is best known for its fluffy tail that comes up over its back and for its thick double coat. The double coat can be a variety of different colors.

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Protect Your Dog

February 9, 2012 10:23:39 AM CST

The best thing to do to keep your dog safe is to keep them on a leash made of nylon webbing when they are out in an outdoor environment without a fence. This will protect your dog from instinctually running after a cat or another animal.Read More
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Border Collie

February 6, 2012 9:45:42 AM CST

The Border Collie is the most often used dog breed for sheep herding. These dogs truly seem to enjoy their work as they have the instinct and agility to be excellent at what they do. One of the characteristics that set this breed apart amongst working dogs, is “the eye.” They will sometimes use a stare-down tactic, to manage the sheep or livestock they are herding.Read More
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Correct Uses For A Pinch Collar

January 20, 2012 1:56:59 PM CST

If you are thinking of using a pinch collar, be sure to understand how it works and when to use the collar. This will help you to train your pet safely.

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How To Fit A Dog Collar

January 13, 2012 2:07:54 PM CST

Fitting a collar properly is crucial. A dog with an ill fitted collar can get injured easily. Loose collars can catch on sharp objects. Tight collars can restrict breathing and cause suffocation and breathing problems.

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