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Getting to Know Your Dachshund

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Dachshunds, the “weiner dog” breed. They are among America’s favorites, ranked # 13 by the AKC.

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Getting to Know Your Sphynx Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Sphynx cat. These cats are very distinctive and easily recognized because they are completely hairless! That’s right, they are completely bald, but even so, they are very popular.

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AKC Breed Group: Working Dogs

The American Kennel Club categorizes their 190 breeds into 8 different groups. As part of our ongoing breed series (Getting to Know Your…), we wanted to take a global look at these classifications and which characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups.

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Getting to Know Your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The Cavalier is within the top 20 dog breeds, ranking #19 overall. They are part of the AKC Toy group.

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Getting to Know Your Himalayan Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Himalayan cat. These beautiful cats are also known as Himalayan Persian, or Colourpoint Persian and is a subtype of Persian cats. Life exp...

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Getting to Know Your Belgian Malinois

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Belgian Malinois (pronounced mal-in-wah). The Malinois is lower on our AKC most popular list, ranking #47, but they have gained in popularity recently due to their increased use as service dogs, including search and rescue, police work and even as bomb detecting dogs with the military.

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Getting to Know Your Pembroke Welsh Corgi

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. The Corgi has been steadily gaining popularity in recent years, moving up 10 spots in the AKC Most Popular Breeds to #15 in 2018.

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Getting to Know Your Scottish Fold Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Scottish Fold Cat. These cute cats get their name from the way their ears ‘fold’ over. Life expectancy: 11 - 14 years Size: The Scottish ...

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Getting to Know Your Pointer

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Pointer. The Pointer is one of the oldest hunting breeds from England, bred specifically to ‘point’ at game. Life expectancy: 12- 15 years...

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Getting to Know Your Yorkshire Terrier

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Yorkshire Terrier. Nicknamed “Yorkie”, the Yorkshire Terrier is ranked as the AKC 9th most popular dog in the U.S. Life expectancy: 12 to ...

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Getting to Know Your Ragdoll Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Ragdoll Cat. According to the Cat Fancier’s Association, the Ragdoll is the 2nd most popular cat breed. Life expectancy: 12 – 17 years Siz...

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Getting to Know Your Golden Retriever

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Golden Retriever. The Golden is one of our most popular breeds, ranking #3 in the AKC list of Top Dogs. Life expectancy: Life expectancy f...

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