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German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer The German Wirehaired Pointer is a medium to large-sized griffon type breed of dog developed in the 19th century in Germany for hunting. It became a leading gun dog in Germany in the later part of the 20th century. It is the result of the careful mixing of the griffon, Deutscher Stichelhaar, Deutscher Kurzhaar, and the hunting ...

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Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd The Anatolian Shepherd Dog is a breed of dog which originated in Anatolia (central Turkey) and was further developed as a breed in America. This dog is rugged, large and very strong; with superior sight and hearing allowing it to protect livestock. With its high speed and agility it is able to run down a predator with great ...

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Samoyed Dog

Samoyed Dog

Samoyed Dog The Samoyed is a breed of dog that takes its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. These nomadic reindeer herders bred the fluffy white dogs to help with the herding, and to pull sleds when they moved. An alternate name for the breed, especially in Europe, is Bjelkier. Size Height: AKC Standard : 21–23.5 inches (53–60 cm) ...

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Rainbowfish

Rainbowfish

Rainbowfish The rainbowfish are a family (Melanotaeniidae) of small, colourful, freshwater fish found in northern and eastern Australia, New Guinea, islands in Cenderawasih Bay, and the Raja Ampat Islands. The largest rainbowfish genus, Melanotaenia, derives from the ancient Greek melano (black) and taenia (banded). Translated, it means “black-banded”, and is a reference to the often striking lateral black bands that ...

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Korat

Korat

Korat Korat is a breed of domestic cat and is slate blue-gray short-haired breed with a small to medium build and a low percentage of body fat. Its body is semi-cobby, and surprisingly heavy for its size. It is an intelligent and playful active cat that forms strong bonds with people. Among the Korats’ distinguishing characteristics is its heart-shaped head ...

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Maltipoo

Maltipoo

Maltipoo A Maltipoo is not a recognized pure breed dog, but a hybrid cross between a Maltese and a Poodle. Other names include Maltapo and Maltepoo. The various kennel clubs and breeders associations generally recognize the spelling Maltapoo as being correct. The Maltapoo is a deliberate breeding between the two breeds of dog. The parents are carefully considered and the ...

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Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd The Australian Shepherd is commonly known as the Aussie. It is a medium size breed of dog which was developed on ranches in the western United States. These breed became known to the general public through rodeos, horse shows and Disney movies made for television. The Australian Shepherd has been valued by stockman for their versatility and train-ability. ...

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Pointer (dog breed)

Pointer (dog breed)

Pointer (dog breed) The Pointer is a breed of Dog and often called the English Pointer. It is a medium to large sized breed of dog developed as a gun dog. It is one of several pointing breeds. The standard coloring’s of the Pointer are liver and white, lemon and white, orange and white or black and white. Lemon and ...

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Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier The Airedale Terrier also know as Airedale, Bingley Terrier and Waterside Terrier, is a dog breed of the terrier type that originated in the valley (dale) of the river Aire, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is traditionally called the “King of Terriers” because it is the largest of the terrier breeds. In Britain this breed ...

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New Guinea singing dog

New Guinea singing dog

New Guinea singing dog The New Guinea singing dog is a rare breed which does not bark. It is also known as the New Guinea dingo, Hallstrom dog, bush dingo, New Guinea wild dog and singer. It is a true wild dog once found throughout New Guinea. New Guinea singing dogs are named for their unique vocalization. Little is known ...

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