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Archive September 2018

Carlin Pinscher

Carlin Pinscher

Carlin Pinscher is a relatively new mixed breed developed by the combination of Pug and Miniature Pinscher dog breeds. In addition, certain other breeds are also being used to expand the gene pool and include selective traits. Another breed known as Muggin is also a hybrid cross between Pug and Min Pin. The name Carlin

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Carolina Dog

Carolina Dog

Carolina Dog is an average-sized primitive dog breed. The dog is also known as Dixie Dingo, American Dingo, North American Native Dog, Indian’s Dog, Yaller Dog and so on. These dogs were earlier used for herding but are now used for hunting small game. They also make good companion dogs. The breed originated from American

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Caucasian Ovtcharka

Caucasian Ovtcharka

Caucasian Ovtcharka is a well behaved and even tempered dog with a somewhat bear-like appearance. The breed originated in the Caucasian Mountain region located between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea and was initially used to protect livestock against wild animals and thieves. In Russian language, “Ovtcharka” means shepherd’s dog or sheepdog. With the passage

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Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Originating in Scotland, Cairn Terrier dogs are considered as one of the earliest working dogs of Scotland. These hard working dogs are good at activities like tracking, hunting, agility training and obedience competitions. These loving and attention seeking dogs also serve as excellent companion dogs. They are quite playful around children, especially older children above

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Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog is a gentle and devoted medium sized dog that excels in tasks like herding, obedience, agility and tracking. These dogs are also considered as good guide dogs for blind people. Besides, nearly 400 Canaan dogs were recruited and trained by Dr. Rudolphina Menzel (a professor of animal and comparative psychology) for mine detection

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Cane Corso Italiano

Cane Corso Italiano

Cane Corso Italiano is an active and intelligent Italian breed good at performing functions like herding, tracking, guarding, hunting, weight pulling, agility and so on. The breed is a descendent of Canis Pugnax or the old Roman Molossian. The name has been derived from a Latin word “Cohors” that means guarding. Cane Corso Mastiff, Italian

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Canis Panther

Canis Panther

Canis Panther is a loving and sensitive dog that was developed in 1970s in the United States as a specialized strain of personal protection dogs. This relatively rare breed that resembles a heavier Doberman was originally developed by breeder Scorpio Jones along with Michael Stratten and Lucas Lopez. Apart from serious protection work, these dogs

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Border Terrier

Border Terrier

Border Terrier is a small, energetic, good natured and agile breed dog with a unique otter-shaped head. These lovely and lively dogs love to play with small children. The highly active Border Terrier dogs can be completely laid back and lazy at times. The breed is believed to have originated in the border areas of

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Borzoi

Borzoi

Borzoi dogs are well behaved and aristocratic dogs possessing a great deal of speed and endurance. These large sized dogs are good at tasks like sighting, lure coursing and hunting wolves, hare, fox etc. In fact, the breed was originally bred to course wolves. These dogs were developed in Russia and were initially known as

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Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier is a small yet lively and enthusiastic breed of dog. The breed is known to be highly compatible with children as well as elderly people. These high spirited, lively dogs are loyal and amiable in disposition. They enjoy being around people and other pets. Therefore, they are quite popular as family dogs. They

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