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Dog Fact: Noseprints!

May 13th, 2009

The pattern of a dog’s noseprint is as unique as a human fingerprint. Yep, even as your dog grows from puppy to adult, the lines of his nose print would be able to identify him! One company has decided to use noseprints as an alternative to micro-chipping. Photo by Mark Watson (kalimistuk)

Dog Facts: Descendents Of Spacedogs Roamed The White House

May 6th, 2009

As the Cold War raged, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev sent a gift to young Caroline Kennedy in the form of a small mixed breed dog named Pushinka. Pushinka was a pup of Strelka, who was one of 2 of the first dogs sent into space that returned to earth alive (her predecessor, Laika, did not […]

Dog Fact: Dogs ARE Part Of The Family

April 29th, 2009

The numbers don’t lie – about 70% of owners include their pet’s name when sending cards for holidays. 58% of owners include their pets alongside their family in their holiday photos! Dogs ARE part of the family! Photo by kasiaeryn

Dog Trivia: Dogs Descended From What Creature?

April 17th, 2009

Question: Dogs Descended From What Creature? No, you’re not going to get away with the simple answer you were all thinking. I’m not looking for “wolves”. What prehistoric animal are dogs believed to have evolved from? The answer is below the cut….. Photo by mphoenix

Breed Profile – Spotlight On The Bernese Mountain Dog!

April 7th, 2009

The charming face of a Bernese Mountain Dog is a tough one to resist! This furry working breed may be a good choice for families who are looking for a large, gentle companion. Read on to find out what you need to know about Berners! Photo by castacant * The Bernese Mountain dog is one […]

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