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Archive 2018

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier dogs are small companion dogs with an adorable unique look. They crave excitement and adventure. Though, these high spirited dogs can become snappy when frightened or teased unnecessarily. This unpredictable behavior is generally not desirable in houses with small children. Therefore, these dogs are more reliable with older children not the younger ones.

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Whippet

Whippet

Whippet is an elegant, medium sized dog that resembles a Greyhound, though in miniature form. These well behaved yet powerful dogs possess great speed and balance. These intelligent, calm and quiet dogs are generally not aggressive. The Whippet dog breed was developed in England by the cross breeding of Italian Greyhound and another now extinct

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Shih-Tzu

Shih-Tzu

Shih-Tzu is a toy dog breed with Chinese origin. They were developed from the cross breeding of Pekingese and Tibetan mountain dogs. In earlier times, the Chinese royals valued the Shih-Tzu dog breed so much that they used to turn down all the offers for selling or trading these dogs. In Chinese parlance, the name

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West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier dogs are lively little dogs that make for highly affectionate companion dogs. These cute and adorable dogs originated in Scotland. In earlier times, these dogs were used as vermin hunters, specifically for the purpose of controlling the population of badges, foxes, rats etc. The breed is also known by other names

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Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu is a charming little breed of dog that is quite bold in temperament, irrespective of the small size. In fact, these bold, mischievous dogs are better off when entrusted in the hands of firm and confident owners. So, Shiba Inu is the perfect pet for you if you want a cute looking and

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Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier dogs are medium sized dogs that are high spirited and playful in temperament. In earlier times, these active and intelligent dogs were primarily used for the purpose of hunting games like fox, otter and badger. Nowadays, these dogs are used for tasks like tracking, agility and for performing watchdog duties. Welsh Terrier dogs are

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Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog is a smart and lively dog with strong herding instincts. These beautiful dogs are good at performing tricks, tracking, herding and competitive obedience. They are smaller but similar to rough coated Collies in appearance. The breed is believed to have descended from Border Collie dog breed and is also known by other names like Shetland

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Segugio Italiano

Segugio Italiano

Sealyham Terrier is a lovely and affectionate high-spirited family dog. This rare breed has a calm and cheerful personality. It was developed by Captain John Edwards in the middle of the 19th century and was named after his mansion, Sealyham that was located near the Sealy River in Pembrokeshire. The breed originated in Wales by

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Weimaraner

Weimaraner

This graceful yet athletic breed of dog is full of energy and expects the same from its owners too. Weimaraner dogs can get along well with other pets and are kind towards children in the family, provided they are socialized at an early age. Although, the medium to large size and high energy levels of

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Volpino Italiano

Volpino Italiano

As the name suggests, Volpino Italiano is an Italian dog breed and is considered to be one of the descendents of European Spitz. These adorable dogs were favored by the Italian nobility. They were particularly preferred by women. Like German Spitz and Keeshond (other breeds that descended from European Spitz), Volpino Italiano breed dogs have been in

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