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Dog Shows

What are dog shows all about? Author: Holly Nelson    When did it all start and why: In the 1800s, as the beauty of dogs developed into a fad and the canine’s function began to diminish, people started using dog … Continue reading

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The Oddities of Dogs!

    Author: Holly Nelson Gift giving is fun and while on vacation many people, myself included like to bring home gifts for our friends and family members. I even knew a dog, who liked to give gifts when he came home from his vacations.      … Continue reading

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Canine Instincts

Written by Holly Nelson   Instinct is a way of behaving, thinking, or feeling that is not learned or a shorter way of saying it is to have “natural abilities”. The Canis Lupis Familiaris or better known as canines includes: wolves, … Continue reading

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December 2013 Eukanuba Dog Show Winner

Author: Holly Nelson  The Portuguese Water Dog The Portuguese Water Dog is a working dog. In Portugal, the Portuguese water dog was bred to accompany fisherman on their boats. An exceptional swimmer and diver, the breed was known for retrieving … Continue reading

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Facts about Packs

  Understanding the canine pack      Understanding our dog’s behavior is much easier if we have an understanding about how canines live together in packs.  All canines, including our domesticated dogs have the instinct to live in packs. Below are a few short, but informative paragraphs … Continue reading

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The Most Beneficial Way to Feed Your Dog

Dogs are hunters and they are designed to eat like hunters. When dogs live in the wild they eat one large meal right after their kill. Then the alpha buries the meat and guards it until it is time for … Continue reading

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The Prong Collar

  What’s up with these prong collars? The first time that I saw a prong collar, I was appalled at its intimidating torturous look. “This must be some kind of World War II torture device,” I said to myself as … Continue reading

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