Shetland Sheepdog: An Active & Intelligent Herder

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Let’s dive in to find everything a prospective Shetland Sheepdog owners need to know about “shelties,” including where they originate, how they look, appearance, and more. Are you thinking about getting a Shetland Sheepdog? This guide has all you need to know about the breed.

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Poodle Mixes: 52 Different Types Of Doodle Hybrids

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Poodles are one of the most popular breeds in the world, coming in as the seventh most popular dog in the United States. These fantastically fluffy friends are known for often being best in show across all categories. And it’s no wonder why– Poodles are super dang cute with their curly coats, sparkling eyes, and animated expressions. They’re also among the most intelligent dogs in the world. Doctor Stanley Coren explains in his 1994 book The Intelligence of Dogs that Poodles are around second place in intelligence in the canine world, only next to the Border Collie. Combine their striking good looks with their intelligence (not to mention their unexpected athleticism) and you’ve got a winning combination.

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Best Dog DNA Tests 2021: DNA My Dog vs Wisdom Panel vs Embark vs Orivet vs EasyDNA & More

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Have you been dying to know what breeds make up your one-of-a-kind pup? Are you concerned about certain hereditary diseases your dog might develop one day? DNA dog tests are a fun and informative way to understand who your pooch is and help you develop a better health plan for their future. According to a survey by Wisdom Panel, the primary reason pet owners decide to do a dog DNA test is out of curiosity (56%), followed by a desire to determine and gain a deeper understanding of possible health outcomes.

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Beagle Guide: Types, Appearance, Training, Life Span, & More

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The Beagle is one of the most popular hound breeds in the U.S. and is an excellent companion. These gentle and courageous hound dogs like to follow their noses and see where it leads them. And while several dog breeds look like Beagles, they are in a class of their own with their sweet spirit and adorable look. We explore the Beagle pros and cons to help you determine if this is the right breed for you. 

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Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds: Best Dogs For People With Allergies

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Do you love dogs, but your allergies don’t? Lots of people are allergic to pets. According to Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research (AAIR), 10% to 20% of the worldwide population are allergic to cats and dogs, and that rate is increasing. If you suffer from being allergic to dogs, that doesn’t mean you have to live life without a furry friend. You may have success with allergy-friendly dogs or some “hypoallergenic” breeds.

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Wisdom Panel Review: Our Dog’s Results Were Surprising

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When my husband and I adopted our dog Sally in 2017 we were extremely curious about her dog breed makeup. We suspected she was hound of some sort but were uncertain of what type or anything else beyond that. So, we decided to take a dog DNA test to learn more. We completed a Wisdom Panel test for her and in less than two weeks, we had the results. What we discovered in the results was completely surprising to us…

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Embark Dog DNA Test Reviews: Is Your Mixed Breed A Mystery?

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Have you been pondering giving your dog a DNA test but heard that they’re unreliable? You’ll be happy to know; that’s not the case with Embark’s newest at-home dog genetic testing kit! Thanks to recent scientific advances, Embark now offers the most accurate at-home dog DNA test available on the market — for breed identification AND genetic health risks. Read our Embark DNA Test Review to see exactly what you can learn about your pup…

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Pet Ownership Statistics: How Many Dogs Are In The World?

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It’s no secret that we’re crazy about our pets. We write about every dog-related subject we can get our paws on, so we thought it would be fun to research pet ownership statistics and share them with you. We give you verified stats about pet ownership concerning location, cost, and demographics of pet parents.

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