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What Does Your Dog Breed Say About You?

By Nicole Pajer From a Chihuahua to a Great Dane, dogs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and display an array of temperaments. Studies suggest that the type of dog breed that you choose can tell a lot about your personality. The following are a few generalizations about what owning a certain breed says about your personality. How similar to your dog breed do you think you are? Bulldogs Bulldogs are determined, persistent, and do not give up easily. People who own bulldogs are said to be silly and love to laugh but can be viewed as stubborn

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Boerboel

The Boerboel descended from an early Mastiff-type that mated with dogs of South Africa. “Boerboel” is derived from “boer,” the Afrikkaans/Dutch word for “farmer” These dogs were used as working dogs on the farm and a first line of defense against predators, even fighting off lions. Boerboels also worked as tracking dogs that also held down wounded game until the hunter arrived. Full-grown male Boerboels can reach 154 to 200 pounds!

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The Most Dangerous Dog

Whenever a dog kills someone it makes the news, but it really isn’t as likely as you might think. You’re 226 times more likely in your lifetime to be killed while walking down the street than to be killed by a dog, and 650 times more likely to die in a vehicle accident, but we haven’t tried to outlaw walking or cars to protect people — yet. What is Breed Specific Legislation? But we have created Breed Specific Legislation (BSL), which are laws that ban the ownership of certain kinds of dogs — generally pit bulls, Rottweilers, German shepherds, and

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Bulldogs

10 Curious 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? Popularity 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. Bulldogs of Presidents Warren G. Harding was the only U.S. President to own a bulldog while in office. His pet bulldog, Oh Boy, passed away

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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.

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Las 10 Mejores Razas De Perro Guardián

  Al largo de la historia, uno de los principales trabajos del perro doméstico ha sido proteger a sus dueños, sirviendo como guardia contra personas o animales no deseados. Mientras que muchos perros modernos instintivamente actúen como guardianes del hogar, hay razas específicas que son conocidas por poseer las características necesarias para proteger mejor en contra de intrusos. Debido a su temperamento, fuerza física, valentía, lealtad y resistencia al dolor, los entrenadores de perros consideran las siguientes razas como algunas de las 10 mejores razas de perros de guardia Las 10 mejores razas de perro guardián 1. Bullmastín – Esta

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Socializing Suzie

Recently, George Gomez, Cesar’s Way Director of Video Production and longest-tenured employee besides Cesar, had to call “Cesar 911” himself for help with his Staffordshire pit bull mix Suzie, who had started to develop anti-social tendencies and show dog aggression. When she also started to show aggression toward people, Cesar came to the rescue, and you can see the entire process in his new DVD, “Essentials of Dog Behavior: Socialization.” Here, we talked to George about how Suzie came into his life, how she started to misbehave, and how he learned to solve the problem. * * * Our Interview

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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.

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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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Bulldogs

Have We Overbred Bulldogs?

By Joe Wilkes Bulldog Thoughts 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

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