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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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Getting to Know Your Exotic Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Exotic Cat. The Exotic has taken the honor of being the most popular cat for four years in a row according to the Cat Fancier’s Associatio...

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Getting to Know Your French Bulldog

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the French Bulldog. The French Bulldog (or “Frenchie”) is part of the Non-Sporting group of the AKC. The French Bulldog has gained rapidly in ...

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Getting to Know Your Boxer

This week we are featuring the Boxer in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed series. The Boxer is part of the Working group of the AKC and ranks just outside the top ten at #11. Life expectancy: Boxers have a fairly sho...

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Getting to Know Your Siamese Cat

Today in our Getting to Know Your Breed series, we are featuring the Siamese Cat. The Siamese is high on the list of favorite cats per Cat Fancier’s Association and many of us are familiar with the Siamese from the La...

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Getting to Know Your Maine Coon Cat

The next breed for us to examine in our Getting to Know Your Breed series is the Maine Coon Cat. The Maine Coon Cat is #3 on the list of favorite cats per Cat Breeders Association. Life expectancy: Maine Coons have a ...

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