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Health Benefits of having a dog!

Health Benefits of having a dog!

Health Benefits of having a dog! You may not think so when you get a heart-stopping veterinarian bill or when all your dog does is laze on the couch and watch TV with you but dog ownership actually can provide a variety of health benefits. Anecdotal and scientific evidence have shown that dog owners tend to be healthier than the ...

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Bergamasco Shepherd

Bergamasco Shepherd

Bergamasco Shepherd The Bergamasco, with its large matted coat, may seem rather imposing. However, it is a quiet and eager-to-please companion. Intelligent as it is versatile, the breed was developed from Asian sheepdogs brought to the Italian Alps. Physical Characteristics The Bergamasco is a muscular yet compact herding dog with a large head and long tail that curves slightly upward ...

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Borzoi

Borzoi

Borzoi The Borzoi is a domestic breed of dog and is called as the Russian wolfhound. Descended from dogs brought to Russia from central Asian countries, it is similar in shape to a greyhound and is also a member of the sighthound family. The system by which Russians over the ages named their sighthounds was a series of descriptive terms, ...

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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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Dalmatian

Dalmatian

Dalmatian Dalmatian is a large breed of dog noted for its unique black or liver spotted coat and was mainly used as a carriage dog in its early days. Its roots trace back to Croatia and its historical region of Dalmatia. At present, this dog is a well-loved family pet and many dog enthusiasts enter their pets into kennel club ...

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Buddha Quotes

Buddha Quotes

Buddha Quotes “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”- Buddha “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”- Buddha “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” ...

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Rottweiler Dog

Rottweiler Dog

Rottweiler Dog Like the mythical Greek hero Hercules, the Rottweiler is strong and true with a loving heart. Affectionately called Rotties or Rotts, the breed is originally from Germany, where it was used to drive cattle and pull carts for farmers and butchers. When he moves, he displays strength and stamina, but when you look into his eyes you see ...

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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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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Dandie-Dinmont-Terrier

Dandie Dinmont Terrier A Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small Scottish breed of dog in the terrier family. The breed has a very long body, short legs, and a distinctive “top-knot” of hair on the head. A character in Sir Walter Scott’s novel Guy Mannering has lent the name to the breed, with “Dandie Dinmont” thought to be based on ...

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