Dogs

Bluetick Coonhounds may have George Washington to thank for their existence. By: Lindsay Helms 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Hound Height: 21–27 inches Weight: 45–80 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–12 years Bluetick Coonhounds are fast, compact dogs who excel at nighttime hunting. They were named after the ticking pattern and color of their coat, and their large,
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Bowel wall inflammation may be a reason your dog is experiencing bloody stools. By: Myriams-Fotos Life is funny (in the “odd” sense of the word). For example, take the same problem and different people react in different ways. This is something every vet is wise to remember, since what is a catastrophe for one client
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The competitions in the Rescue Westminster show included Best in Kissing and Best in Snoring. By: kelseyannvere This past February, the Hallmark Channel put on the first-ever Rescue Westminster, a Westminster competition for — you guessed it — rescue dogs. This is not your usual breed-standard show with purebred canines being physically examined by a
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Here’s a glamor shot of Stella — my sweet retriever/hound rescue dog. All photos by: Lindsey Watson/Petful Doppelganger. The term, literally meaning “double-doer” in German, has gained attention in recent years. Two strangers randomly share the same corner of the world with someone strikingly identical. There’s a theory that humans have 7 doppelgängers somewhere. Coupled
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Let your best dog be your wing-canine when it comes to dating. By: shilpasingh369 The dating scene nowadays is intimidating, stressful and — to my mind — far more trouble than it’s worth. You have a slew of new terminology to tackle, such as “ghosting,” “breadcrumbing,” “stashing” and “benching.” (What do those even mean?) And
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Nexgard and Bravecto are chewable flea and tick preventatives for dogs. By: PixelwunderByRebecca Your head could spin when trying to buy a flea and tick product these days. It seems like there are a ton of new products out there, but that’s actually not true. The only truly new class of flea and tick preps
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Meeting up at a dog park with your pups can be a great first date. By: Pexels You’ve tried Tinder, Match, OkCupid and maybe even eHarmony. You’ve created more dating profiles than you’d care to admit. The amount of failed dates you’ve been on adds up to a number that makes you cringe. As much
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German Pinschers were originally known as excellent vermin hunters. By: Judith Dzierzawa 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 16–19 inches Weight: 25–35 pounds Life Expectancy: Up to 15 years The German Pinscher is a medium-sized dog with strong vermin-hunting instincts. The medium eyes are oval-shaped. Ears are usually cropped and the tail docked, although these practices are illegal in some
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