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10 Dog Breeds Perfect For Apartment Living

If you live in an apartment or condo, this should be a factor you consider when adopting a dog: will your new family member be happy in close quarters? Contrary to popular belief, the most important factor is not the size or breed of the dog, but the dog’s energy and your ability to ensure that its needs are met. Can you provide daily exercise and adequate physical and mental challenges? Will the dog live under rules, boundaries, and limitations with a calm and assertive Pack Leader? In general, lower energy dogs, independent of breed, can adapt more easily to

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Senior Citizen Canines: Dog Breeds For Mature Pack Leaders

People are always asking Cesar, “Which breed of dog is the right one for me?” His answer to the question is that breed doesn’t matter. Energy does. If you want to have a balanced relationship, start with a dog with an energy level the same or lower than yours. However, breed can make some difference if the potential owners have certain physical limitations. You probably shouldn’t have a Great Dane if you live in a studio apartment, or a slobbery bulldog if you have allergies. Likewise, as humans age, they may experience changes that can limit whether they can have

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Bulldogs

10 Interesting Facts About Bulldogs

Bulldogs have a long and illustrious history and are one of the most popular dogs in the world. Because they have such an interesting story, we’ve made them our breed of the month. But how much do you know about bulldogs? Bulldogs are the 6th most popular breed in America and French bulldogs are ranked 18th. In Los Angeles though, bulldogs are #1, and French bulldogs are #5, according to the American Kennel Club. Warren G. Harding was the only U.S. President to own a bulldog while in office. His pet bulldog, Oh Boy, passed away early during his term

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Dogo Argentino

The Dogo Argentino is a large muscular breed that was developed in Argentina. The breed was traditionally used to hunt large game such as wild boar and pumas. Today, Dogo Argentinos are used as hunting companions, search and rescue dogs, police assistance, and perform military work. As household companions, Dogos are friendly, loyal, and great with children if provided with a firm pack leader. Like 0

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Dream Jobs For Dog Lovers

Most people who read this site would probably consider themselves dog lovers, but you think your passion goes further than that. You don’t just like your dogs, you like all dogs, and you want to spend as much time with them as possible and help them in any way you can. If you could find a way to do it, you would make dogs your life. So… why don’t you? There are plenty of careers where you can be around your canine friends quite a bit and do things to improve their lives. Here are just a few jobs for

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Saluki

The Saluki is considered to be one of the oldest dog breeds in existence, thought to be the type of dog mentioned in the Bible. They are also known as the Gazelle Hound, Arabian Hound, or Persian Greyhound. Salukis are sighthounds that were traditionally used to hunt gazelles in the Middle East. Salukis are held in high regard in the Middle East. They were named after the city of “Saluki,” which no longer exists today. Like 0

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Bulldogs

Have We Overbred Bulldogs?

By Joe Wilkes I love bulldogs. I don’t own one myself, but I have lots of friends that do. In Los Angeles, where I live, they were named the most popular breed by the American Kennel Club, and I can see why. They have lots of personality, are very calm, and don’t require a lot of exercise, which makes them a good pick for apartment dwellers. I was surprised to hear last week that Crufts, the world’s largest dog show, had taken bulldogs as well as the Westminster winner, the Pekingese, out of competition, because they had failed veterinary inspections.

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Korean Jindo

The Korean Jindo is an ancient breed, which originates from the island of Jindo, which is off the southwest coast of Korea. These dogs are mainly used for hunting and guarding. These hunting dogs don’t accompany their owners on the trails but rather go hunting on their own and bring the game back by themselves. If the game is too heavy, they will go and find their master and bring them to the exact location of their kill. These dogs are able to find their way home even from extreme distances. There are restrictions in place regarding exports of the

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Dog Breed Quiz

What Breed Of Dog Are You?

If you were a dog, what dog breed would you be? Take our dog breed quiz below and find out! 1. You’ve had a long week at work and it’s time to unwind. Which weekend activity are you most likely up to? a. Spending the majority of your Saturday lounging around in bed and watching movies b. Treating yourself to a massage or day of pampering at the spa c. Digging up weeds and working in your garden d. Spending the day at the beach or lake e. Taking a karate class or hitting the gym f. Going for a

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Perro Cimarron Uruguayo

The Perro Cimarron Uruguayo originated in Uruguay. The breed descended from European dogs that were brought by early colonizers and then released/abandoned. These dogs began living in the wild in Uruguay and multiplied in numbers. After attacking livestock, the government paid bounties to have these dogs hunted. The breed was then captured by ranchers and tamed to serve as guard dogs. Today, they are the official mascot of the National Army of Uruguay. Like 0

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