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New Westminster Breed 2010: The Pyrenean Shepherd

February 9th, 2010

The third and final addition to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show for 2010 is the Pyrenean Shepherd. While this member of the Herding Group is quite rare outside of his native France, there he is known as an invaluable guardian of his family and flock. Photo by thomaskoeblitz

New Westminster Breed 2010 – The Norwegian Buhund

February 4th, 2010

The Norwegian Buhund is the second breed we’re going to profile from the trio of new additions to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show for 2010. This Spitz-type dog will be making his debut as a member of the Herding Group. Read on to learn more about these dogs that were believed to have been […]

New Westminster Breed 2010 – The Irish Red And White Setter

February 2nd, 2010

Each year the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show brings a few more breeds into the fold of dogs allowed to compete for the title of Best In Show. This year the Herding Group is gaining 2 new members: The Norwegian Buhund and the The Pyrenean Shepherd (also known as the Berger des Pyrénées) and the […]

The Famed PuppyCam Is Back!

January 20th, 2010

In October of 2008 a Shiba Inu named Kika and her litter of 6 puppies became overnight Internet sensations when their owners set up a web cam to monitor the brood while they were working. In less than a month over 3 million people had spent 1.2 million hours watching the pups do what puppies […]

Interview With A Border Collie Rescuer!

January 19th, 2010

Border Collies are the shining stars of the dog obedience world – these highly intelligent canines excel at almost every task they undertake. Bred to be true working dogs, they *need* to be kept busy in order to remain content companions, yet many unwitting owners are taken in by their stunning looks and charming ways. […]

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