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Did You Know? Worlds Oldest Lived Dogs!

August 9th, 2008

Bluey was an Australian Cattle Dog who lived to the ripe old age of 29 years and 5 months! Bluey was born in 1910 and was put to sleep in 1939. He was a working dog for much of his life, but retired after 20 years of herding. Australian Cattle Dogs are a hardy breed […]

Lewis and Clark Expedition had a Newfoundland Companion

July 25th, 2008

Did you know that only one individual was killed during the explorations of North America by Lewis and Clark during the early 1800′s? Part of that might be due to the presence of a Newfoundland named “Seaman”. Newfoundlands are a faithful breed that has a reputation for being exceptional with children. The breed can also […]

Fantastic Frenchies! 18 Facts About French Bulldogs!

July 22nd, 2008

I have been a little obsessed with French Bulldogs for the past 10 years or so. I’m not sure if it’s their stocky looks or their snorting, clownish appeal that draws me in, but something about these little bulldogs is so completely comical – I can’t help but love them. The breeds popularity has been […]

Classic Dog Article: The Evolution Of Dogs

July 7th, 2008

Each week I like to bring back an older article from our archives, making it easier for our new readers to find. This week is an article on The Evolution of dogs. We often forget where our canine friends came from – this piece explains in simple terms, how dogs (as we know them) came […]

In Honor Of Memorial Day – 7 Famous Dogs Of War

May 26th, 2008

In every Military conflict in our nation’s history, you will find stories of canine heroes. Dogs have played vital roles as mascots, guards, trackers and even mine detectors – saving thousands of human lives. During the Vietnam War approximately 4000 U.S dogs served in the conflict – at the time the Military viewed Dogs of […]

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