Archive for February, 2013

Dog Profile Of The Week – Maltese

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Dog Profile Of The Week – Maltese The Maltese is a diminutive dog weighing from four to six pounds (two to three kilograms). The body is compact, the shoulder blades sloping. The back is level and the ribs well sprung. The tufted tail is carried gracefully over the back. The neck is elegantly structured to promote high carriage of the head. The head is well proportioned to the body and the skull is slightly rounded. The drop ears are low set and heavily feathered. The eyes are dark, the nose black and the muzzle of medium length and slightly tapered….

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Dog Breed Profile Of The Week – Labrador Retriever

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Dog Profile Of The Week – Labrador Retriever Labrador retrievers are sturdy, solid dogs. They are almost square in appearance, with a strong body and sturdy legs. The maximum height for a male is 24 inches, which puts them in the medium-size dog category, but their sturdy build can make them seem much larger. Weights range from 85 pounds for a large male to 55 pounds for a smaller female. Field line bred dogs are often taller and somewhat thinner in build. Labrador retrievers are easily recognized by their broad head, drop ears and large, expressive eyes. Two trademarks of…

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Ten Peeves That Dogs Have About Humans

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Ten Peeves That Dogs Have About Humans Blaming your farts on me… not funny… not funny at all!!! Yelling at me for barking. Really, I am a dog! Taking me for a walk, then not letting me check stuff out. Exactly whose walk is this anyway? Any trick that involves balancing food on my nose…stop it! Any haircut that involves bows or ribbons. Now you know why we chew your stuff up when you’re not home. The slight of hand, fake fetch throw. You fooled a dog! Whoooo Hoooooo. What a proud moment for the top of the food chain….

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