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Dog Breeds from A to Z, Cat, and Pet Care Tips

Puggle

Puggle

Puggle dog breed is the result of cross breeding of a male Pug and a female Beagle. Thus, it is a hybrid breed originally created by U.S. breeders. Puggle dogs are usually small in size and have a smooth, short haired coat. They are often referred to as “designer dogs” or “designer mutts”. Although, major kennel clubs do

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Pugapoo

Pugapoo

Pugapoo, also referred to as Pugoodle, is a hybrid breed developed by the combination of Poodle and Pug breeds. Some of these dogs are true crosses while some are multigenerational, that is, resulting from successive generations. This breed is not recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) because it is not a pure breed. Nonetheless,

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Pug

Pug

Pug dogs are small, happy go lucky dogs that proudly show off wrinkles on their face. In fact, dog owners prefer a large, deep wrinkle over the nose of the dog as it looks cute. They have a somewhat square body with well developed muscles. Families with children can safely go for Pug breed of dogs as

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Presa Canario

Presa Canario

Presa Canario, or to be specific, Perro de Presa Canario dogs are large working dogs that originated in Canary Islands in Spain. The breed is believed to have been developed by the cross breeding of native Bardino Majero and imported English Mastiff breed dogs. Earlier, these dogs were primarily used for dog fighting. They were

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Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog is a lively and high spirited medium sized dog. These energetic and hard working dogs require equally active and preferably experienced dog owners who can afford to spend plenty of time with their pet. As the name itself indicates, Portuguese Water Dog is a water loving breed dog. Originating from Portugal’s coast,

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Pomeranian

Pomeranian

Pomeranian breed belongs to the toy group of dogs. These alert little dogs mostly wear an inquisitive expression on their face. The hearty and cheerful dog can prove to be an extremely brilliant and trustworthy family dog. Pomeranian dogs have thick, long and glossy hair coats that require cooler environments. The breed’s name has been

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Pomchi

Pomchi

As the name suggests, Pomchi dog breed is a mixed breed resulting from the cross breeding of Pomeranian and Chihuahua dog breeds. This relatively new designer breed is known to have originated in USA. The Pomchi breed standard was laid down by the Pomchi Club of America in 1998. The breed is recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club.

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Pointer

Pointer

Pointer or English Pointer dogs were originally developed in England as gun dogs. These quick dogs with a good sense of smell used to catch a scent and point the hunter in the right direction. As a result, they gradually gained great popularity among hunters. This breed of dogs was developed by the crossing various other

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Plott Hound

Plott Hound dogs are medium size Coonhounds that were originally used for hunting bears, wild cats, raccoons and other such animals. This breed of dogs was brought from Germany but bred in America by Jonathan Plott. Henceforth, the successive generations of the Plott family bred these dogs for the next 200 years but did not

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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

As the name suggests, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed dogs are small sized dogs. They are also known as Little Griffon Vendeen Basset dogs. These lively and courageous dogs were earlier used to hunt rabbits and other small game. The breed is quite popular in its native region, France but comparatively rare in the United States. The

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