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    Japanese Spitz

    While the Japanese Spitz is new to the dog kingdom, its ancestry dates back to thousands of years ago. Although it isn’t clear of this breed’s “true DNA,” there have been some who can reduce the possible progenitors to a few types.  Outside of Japan, the breed has just began to scratch the surface. Although […] More

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    Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

    Whether the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a French breed, a native of Germany or the Netherlands should be irrelevant. What’s more is that they’ve come the ayatollah of Gun Dogs. This medium size breed, high energetic and versatile, is the dream dog for on the foot hunters.  To be sure, their creators bred a dog […] More

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    Wire Fox Terrier

    There may not be another breed that enjoys the bright lights and red carpet treatment as the Wire Fox Terrier does. This former burrower is the king of dog shows, not to mention, owning the Westminster. Handsome and smart, the Wire Fox will excel in things other breeds wish they could. And, with this breed, […] More

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    White Shepherd

    They may be Caucasian, but whatever you do, do not call the White Shepherd an albino. Along with that myth, the white version of the great German Shepherd often faces plenty of confusion. As in, are they a distinct breed or are they a blemish of the German Shepherd? Indeed, the White Shepherd is its […] More

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    Whippet

    If you couldn’t afford a Greyhound a century ago, then you would probably buy one of the fastest breeds on the planet — a Whippet. In England, people would call this medium size hound, “The Poor Man’s Greyhound.” And then the breed’s popularity began to explode. Annually, in England, the breed ranks within the top […] More

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    West Highland White Terrier

    If you see a moving cotton ball around the backyard, no need to get the fear, that’s just the lovable West Highland White Terrier. Said to be the youngest of the Scottish Terrier lot, the Westie is as bold as they are show boaters.  If you want bestie like the Westie — join the line — this […] More

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    Cane Corso

    The Cane Corso, a canine that is impressive in stature, and the epitome of what a rugged dog should and does look like. Unfortunately, some towns and cities across the U.S.—as well as homeowner insurance groups have allowed the rough exterior of this breed to shape its overall opinion and has increased their effort in […] More

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    Xoloitzcuintli

    They are cute, they are sacred and the Xoloitzcuintli is so scrumptious that it is said people would eat them. As chilling as that may sound, it wasn’t all bad for the Xolo. As some call them, the Mexican Hairless, many consider them to be oldest dogs among us. Some even say the breed may […] More

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    Yorkshire Terrier

    There may not be as elegant nor a more popular terrier in the world than that of the Yorkshire Terrier. With its long flowing and dashing coat, the Yorkie has seen many changes since their conception in the mid 1800’s. While most enthusiasts celebrate their blue coats, it turns out, the Yorkie is quite the […] More

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    Welsh Springer Spaniel

    When you combine handsome with intelligent you get the Welsh Springer Spaniel. Somewhere in the middle of the spaniel world—Welshies aren’t as popular as the Boykin or Cocker but certainly edge out the Clumber and Field. While it’s not unique for a breed to have a murky history, as does the Welsh Springer Spaniel, historians […] More

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