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Australian Shepherd/ Aussie

  Australian Shepherds, commonly known as Aussie’s are not actually Australian. The breed was called after Basque shepherds who came to America from Australia. Aussies were also known as Spanish Shepherds, Bob-tails, Pastor Dogs, New Mexican Shepherds and California Shepherds. This is a very energetic dog that needs lots of daily vigorous exercise. They have… View Article
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Dogs Dream!

Legs twitching, muffled barking and growling, quivering, teeth chattering, nose and eyes moving are all signs of a dog dreaming. Dogs dream quite similarly to humans. “During sleep the brain wave patterns of dogs are similar to that of people, and go through the same stages of electrical activity observed in humans, all of which is consistent… View Article
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Siberian Huskies

Siberian Huskies originated in northeastern Russia to help the Chukchi nomads. Huskies were used as fast transport (pulling a sled) and as pets, much like they are today. Though many Huskies are kept as pets, there are large groups used in dog sled races around the northern parts of the world and in search and… View Article
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Picking a rescue: part 1 (pet shelter)

Finding the perfect pet for you family can happen in many different ways, some people will search for a great breeder with a specific breed of dog in mind, while others prefer to visit a shelter and see which pet will “speak” to them. The more people adopt from shelters the more we see these… View Article
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