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Getting to Know Your Tonkinese Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Tonkinese cat. These beautiful cats have the odd nickname of “Tonk” maybe due to their muscular bodies.

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Getting to Know Your Lhasa Apso

The next breed we are going to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Lhasa Apso. This little bundle ranks 71st in the AKC Breed Popularity list and is a member of the Non-Sporting Group.

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Getting to Know Your Akita

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Akita. A well-known Japanese breed of dog, the Akita is known for their strength and fearlessness as well as their beautiful full coat and long curled tail.

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AKC Group: Miscellaneous Class

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 what characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups. Today, we look at the Miscellaneous Group.

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Getting to Know Your Dalmatian

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Dalmatian. The Dalmatian, with their distinctive spotted coats, is one of the most recognizable breeds in the world.

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Getting to Know Your Siberian Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Siberian.  The Siberian, as expected, hails from Russia and is Russia’s national cat.

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AKC Breed Groups: Herding Group

Today, we look at the Herding group.

The Herding Group is comprised of 41 different breeds all possessing the same natural drive to control the movement of other animals – to herd them. That works out great when they work on a farm and need to control the sheep or cattle, but less so when they are herding school children getting on a bus.

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Getting to Know Your Cocker Spaniel

The next breed we are going to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Cocker Spaniel. The Cocker Spaniel is part of the Sporting Group of the AKC and ranks 29th on their list of the most popular breeds.

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AKC Toy Group Class

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 what characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups.

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Getting to Know Your Great Dane

The next breed we want to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Great Dane. Great Danes are one of the more easily recognizable dog breeds because of their ‘great’ size.

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Getting to Know Your Devon Rex

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Devon Rex. The Devon is a small pixie-like cat with big ears and a big personality.

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Getting to Know Your Border Collie

The next breed we want to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Border Collie. Border Collies are said to be one of the most intelligent dogs, easy to train and quick to learn.

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