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DNA Study Shows Pit bulls Regularly Misidentified at Shelters

Harley a pit bull type dog

Shelter dogs are often labelled incorrectly as ‘pit bull’ by shelter workers. These mistaken identities could have tragic consequences for the dogs in question. A University of Florida study found as many as 1-in-3 shelter dogs are incorrectly identified as pit bulls by experts. Pit bull is not a breed as such, more a type of dog. Lawfully, pit bull describes …

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Where in the Woof?: An Infographic on the Origin of Dog Breeds

Can cats spread canine parvovirus to dogs

Around 15,000 years ago, man befriended the Grey Wolf. Man domesticated the wolf and they learned to live together in harmony. That, is not the end of the story however. As man moved around the globe, he took the domesticated wolves with him. In the different regions, different tasks were required of the wolves – catching prey, retrieving, carrying luggage, …

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Finding Your Perfect Canine Companion

finding your perfect canine companion - chihuahua

There are hundreds of different breeds of dogs out there, varying in almost every aspect – from size to personality. Just compare a Chihuahua to a Great Dane, considering the sheer difference between these two breeds I’m surprised they aren’t different species! So with nearly 400 hundred breeds and new breeds constantly emerging, how do you choose a breed that …

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