Yorkshire Terrier: The Ultimate Companion Dog?

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Do you not have much of a yard or live in an apartment? The Yorkshire Terrier could be a perfect fit for your lifestyle. The Yorkshire Terrier, commonly known as the Yorkie, is a spunky little dog with a personality that far outweighs its small stature. A widely sought-after companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier ranks as the ninth most popular breed, according to the American Kennel Club’s annual rankings. Read on to learn more about the Yorkie’s characteristics, health issues, temperament, and much more.

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Best Dog DNA Test Kit For Breed Identification, Health, Budget & More

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Whether you want to find out which breeds make up your dog or see if he’s at a higher risk of developing a hereditary condition one day, an at-home dog DNA test can help you learn a lot more about your furry friend. What is the best dog DNA test? Companies and test kits can vary pretty widely in accuracy and the detail of results you get. So our experts have done the research for you to bring you our top picks overall and by category.

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Pharaoh Hound Guide: Types, Appearance, Temperament, Life Span & More

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The Pharaoh Hound, also known as the Egyptian Pharaoh Hound by some, is a hardy dog breed that’s friendly and smart. But how much do you know about this noble, “blushing” pup? There’s more to this graceful, powerful breed than meets the eye. Keep reading to learn more about the Pharaoh Hound’s history, appearance, temperament, health, and more.

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Dog Evolution History: Where Do Dogs Come From?

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Ever look down at your dog and wonder where she came from? We’re not talking about who her parents were, but something more profound. While human evolution is a hot topic, what about dog evolution? Where do dogs come from? Did dogs evolve from another animal, or were they created by a greater being and placed on earth to be our best friends? While there’s a great deal of conflict on the evolution of dogs, there are some answers.

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Dangerous Dogs Act: What Breeds Are Covered?

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The dangerous dogs act was a law passed in the United Kingdom in 1991 aimed to try to reduce the number of dog attacks by specific breeds.Parliament stepped in to create this Act after a slew of incidents where serious injury or death resulted from dog attacks of a particularly aggressive breed that were uncontrolled. This legislative response was designed as a way to protect the people; however, over time many have come to see this Parliamentary Act as being discriminatory and ineffective. Let’s discuss some of the specifics regarding the dangerous dogs act and whether or not this was an effective response to a societal concern…

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What Is The Most Expensive Dog In The World? Priciest Breeds And Puppies

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Some dog owners are willing to pay a hefty price for the pup of their dreams. But, how much is too much to pay for the doggie love of your life? Many of us have to draw the line somewhere, but some people think you can’t put a price on love or a puppy. Our experts explore the outlandish prices of the top 10 most expensive dog breeds.

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Poodle Guide: Toy, Miniature, Standard, Teacup, Shedding, Grooming, Life Span & More

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Depending on whom you ask, the Poodle is considered one of the world’s most intelligent dog breeds, but is that what makes this dog so lovable? This unique breed includes three sizes: standard, miniature, and toy, and is an excellent choice for people with allergies. Read on to find out more about Poodles’ characteristics, including their history, various types, cuddly appearance, intelligence, and overall temperament.

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German Shepherd Guide: Life Span, Temperament, Colors, Size, Shedding & More

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The German Shepherd is a breed that has found its place in just about every niche, from the family dog to a working service dog. Just what is it that makes the German Shepherd such a good candidate for so many varied activities? Is it their loyalty, confidence, courage, or ability to learn? We take a look at the history, appearance, temperament, and needs of the German Shepherd.

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