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  • Akita
    Akita dog breed is loyal beyond belief
    Brave, bold and fiercely loyal the Japanese Akita is a great companion for experienced dog owners. With a little patience and a lot of training an Akita can be a valuable addition to your family, happily participating in your day to day activities...
  • American Kennel Club's most popular dog breeds of 2013
    American Kennel Club's most popular dog breeds of 2013
    The American Kennel Club (AKC) released its annual list of top dog breeds- statistics taken from their large database of registered pure breed dogs. Check out the AKC's top 10 dog breeds of 2013.
  • Maine Coon cat
    The Maine Coon is a big cat with a big heart and personality
    The Maine Coon is one of the largest breeds of domestic cat with some recorded as weighing up to 19 pounds. With its Lynx like ears and lion like mane this feline looks more like an animal of the wild than a house pet but its temperament couldn...
  • Top Tips for Pets in Manhattan
    Top Tips for Pets in Manhattan
    Even if your pet isn't a revolutionary protester that wants to occupy, you're going to most likely have to take them outside - unless you have a goldfish or a lizard or something. In any case, it can be a bit tricky to have a four legged...
  • Unraveling myths about pit bulls
    Unraveling myths about pit bulls
    Pit bulls have been stereotyped since the 1980’s, when the pit bull once recognized for caring for small children in the 30’s and working with the military to save lives during WWII, has been misunderstood during the last 30 years and...
  • Lab Puppy AKC
    Picking a puppy II: What breed is right for you?
    Last time, we took a look at decisions that had to be made before you welcomed your furry bundle of joy into your home. This time, let's take a look at what you need from a dog and how to find the best dog for your situation!There is a myth...
  • Persian
    Fancy Felines at the Western PA Cat Fanciers' Association Cat Show 2013 (Photos)
    Cat lovers (including my niece and myself)and catsfrom all over the world were presentat the Western PA Cat Fanciers' Association Cat (CFA)Show held at the Iceoplex at Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.The Canonsburgshow, one of dozens held yearly...
  • Chihuahua
    All you need to know about Chihuahuas
    It’s not a rat, nor a toy - it's a dog, a real dog, with teeth and attitude. Large in spirit and tiny in size, the Chihuahua is one of those highly evolved breeds that has managed to convince most humans that it should be carried around...
  • Tony
    Breed Spotlight: Boston Terriers
    Boston Terriers originated in the United States and have been around since the 1800's. They were first shown in Boston in 1870 and by 1889, had become popular enough to have the American Bull Terrier Club formed. The name was changed to the...
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    What breed of dog is best for me?
    What dog breed is best for me? The only person that will be able to answer that is you? If you are in the market for a pooch, this is one question you will ask yourself. You will need to determine what breed is best for you based on your living...
  • Scottish Deerhound
    The Scottish Deerhound
    This dog won Best in Show at Westminster Dog Show last night. This breed is called a ‘sighthound’ or ‘gazehound’ meaning they hunt primarily by sight and speed rather than by scent and strength. They are very fast and agile...
  • Three Poodles
    THE WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW 2011
    The 135th Annual Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show will be held on February 14-15.America’s most prestigious dog show introduced six new dog breeds to the show on Thursday, February 10th in New York City. These are not new dog...
  • Gotta love the Peebs!
    Valentine's Day: What do you love about PBGVs?
    With Valentine’s Dayin mind, some PBGVowners and handlers were asked what they love most about the breed. Overwhelmingly, the response was “What’s not to love?” For Joe and Carol Quaranta of Cedar Park, Texas, their...
  • Captain Jack to be exact: The Jack Russell Terrier
    Captain Jack to be exact: The Jack Russell Terrier
    Jack Russell Terriers are a popular and energetic breed of dog. This rather small breed has a personality and activity mode that far outweighs their size. The Jack Russell was originally bred as a hunting dog which means this breed is energetic...
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    What the heck is a PBGV?
    What the heck is a PBGV? Chances are, most people you ask won’t know. Here’s your opportunity to impress them: a PBGV is a breed of dog.The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen – or PBGV - isn't a name which rolls off the tongue. ...