Archive | DOG BREEDS

Whether you’re planning on adding a new family member to your brood or you’re just curious about dog facts, Global Animal has all the information you might need about animal breeds. Many dogs end up in shelters and euthanized because people forget to do simple research on their canine companions. From a dog’s temperament to their history, here you can learn all about your future friend. Read on to find out more about different dog breeds.–Global Animal

About Dog Breeds: Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed. They have either a smooth, short-haired coat or are long-haired. They have two types of head shapes: deer head and apple head which, as the name implies, is more rounded. Chihuahuas can be several colors, including solid colors such as fawn, red, cream, black, brown, and white. They […]

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About Dog Breeds: Pit Bull

The term “pit bull” is a misleading one. Many people are surprised to learn that a pit bull isn’t even a dog breed. Rather, it’s an umbrella term to refer to as many as five different dog breeds—and all mixes of these breeds. The most specific definition, and arguably the most accurate, of “pit bull” […]

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About Dog Breeds: Standard Poodle

The Standard Poodle is a medium to large sized dog. They have long straight muzzles and can have curly or straight fur. The Standard Poodle’s coat colors are usually, white, cream, black, blue, silver, gray, apricot, or brown. Typically this breed was bred to have solid color coats, but in more recent years they have […]

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About Dog Breeds: Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. There are two types of Labrador Retrievers—English and American. The English bred Labradors are usually heavier, thicker, and stockier than the American bred Labradors. The American bred dogs look skinnier and lanky. Both versions have broad heads and thick, black noses. […]

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About Dog Breeds: Afghan Hound

  Afghan Hounds are some of the oldest breeds known to man. They are tall and slender with long refined heads and silks coats. They have dark, almond-shaped eyes and floppy ears that rest flat against their head. Their long, silky coats are often a sandy color and their faces are a slightly darker shade. […]

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About Dog Breeds: Basset Hound

  Basset Hounds are typically short, stocky, and heavy. They are known for their large, floppy ears that hang almost to the ground. They have short, stubby legs and big paws. This breed has relatively large heads with sad, big, brown droopy eyes that will melt any dog lover’s heart. Their coats are short, shiny, […]

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About Dog Breeds: Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dogs are large, strong, sturdy dogs. They have broad faces and muzzles. This breed has a long, thick coat suitable for cold climates and bushy tails. These dogs are tricolor with symmetrical black, white, and rust markings. The Bernese Mountain dog originated in the Swiss mountains. Many 18th Century paintings show dogs who look […]

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About Dog Breeds: Chow Chow

Chow Chows are large, fluffy, stocky dogs. Two main things set this breed apart: their blue-black tongues, and their straight stiff back legs that cause them to walk rather stilted. They have large, broad heads with a huge mane-like ruff behind the head that a lion could be proud of. Their coats are either smooth […]

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