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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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Irish wolfhound

The Irish wolfhound is the tallest dog in the world, they can reach up to 7 ft. tall if standing on their hind legs. They are the largest dog in the sighthound group. They are about 32 inches tall at the withers and about 120 lbs. The Irish wolfhound as the name indicates originated in… 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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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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Dog names

Choosing the best name for your new dog will depend on who and what you like. Naming your dog or puppy gives you a chance to express some of your passions. You can look for something fun, quirky, classic, political, or something based on pop culture like movie or TV characters, or something out of… View Article
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American Shorthair Cat

  The American Shorthair cat dates back to at least the 10th century. Originally, the Romans brought this cat with them to England. Later British settlers brought them along with them to America. They were traditionally known as domestic shorthair but were later defined as American Shorthair to distinguish them from free bred cats. This… View Article
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