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Top 10 Best Guard Dogs

Have you been asking the question, “What is the best guard dog?” If so, you have come to the right place. Together, let’s explore the top 10 best guard dogs and which breed may be the best guard dog for your family. Throughout history, one of the main jobs of domesticated dogs has been to protect their owners and guard against unwanted people or animals. Although many modern dogs will instinctually act as home guardians, there are many specific breeds known for possessing the characteristics needed to ward off unwanted intruders. Due to their temperament, physical strength, courage, loyalty and

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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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Slight Heart Murmur Cause For Worry?

Dear Dr. Weaver, My name is Mark Baldwin, I live in the beautifully scenic province of Newfoundland, Canada, home to the beloved Newfoundland breed! I have owned several Rottweilers over the last ten years and have a delightful young male who is a year old. Last week we visited our vet on a gastrointestinal problem, and she mentioned hearing a slight murmur. It was barely audible on several attempts with the dog panting, etc. She said it was a ‘one’ on a scale of six and not much to worry about at this time…however, we are worried! I’m wondering about

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