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Are Affenpinschers the First Toy Breed ?

It is difficult to say definitely which of the toy breeds where the absolute first to appear, but there is convincing evidence that Affenpinschers were among the first. Unfortunately, the real story of the Affenpinscher's beginning has been lost, but we can say that a dog very similar to today's Affepinscher in appearance was known to have existed as early as the 17th century. Prized for its natural hunting ability, this ancestor of the Affenpinscher was slightly larger that today's toy dog and varied in coat colors, including grey, fawn and red in addition to the more common black that we associate with the Affenpinscher today. [...]

Affenpinschers: Did You Know?

An Affenpinschers is a fun-loving bundle of energy that comes in a small, compact package. He's an independent thinker that loves to please but has a tendency to be a dominant presence. This can avoided with training classes and a commitment to good training at home. [...]

Weird Facts About Afghan Hounds

Not only are Afghan Hounds gorgeous and regal, they also are also extremely interesting animals as well. Here are some fun and unusual facts about the Afghan hound that you might not know. [...]

Airedale Terriers , Weird Facts, Did you Know?

Airedale Terriers have been around for many years. We've known them in the role of hunting dog, show dog, watchdog and family pet. There are many facts about the Airedale Terrier that many people are not aware of. [...]

Akita,The Largest Japanese Dog Breed

Akita Inu or Akita Ken is the largest breed of dogs that originate from Japan. All Japanese native dog breeds are classified under the spitz type. They all carry the same conformations of a typical Akita, which are the wedge-shaped heads, the bear-like face, the inverted triangular eyes, the box-like bodies, and the tail that curls tightly over the back. [...]

Akita: Weird Facts Did You Know?

People's fascination with the Akita has survived the ages. Even during their earliest existence, Akitas are known for their docile outlook in life, their unwavering loyalty, and their fierce protectiveness towards their human companions. Here are some of the stranger facts about this exotic dog breed. [...]

The Difference between the Japanese Akita and the American Akita

Usually, when people group Akitas together, there is no distinction between the Japanese Akita and American Akita. In the States and in parts of Canada, an Akita may originate in Japan or not. In Japan, however, any dog that is mixed outside the gene pool of the traditional Akita bloodline is not considered "pure," and it is usually classified differently. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs and Aggression

Those that are thinking of adopting an Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog may be concerned with aggression. The truth is, while they might look like a threat and will defend their property and family if provoked, Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs, like other bulldog breeds, are not inherently aggressive. In this article, we'll take a look at their history for clues to why they are thought of as aggressive and what you can do to prevent aggressive behavior in your Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog. [...]

The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is a Natural Guardian

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are well loved for their docile temperaments, their energy and agility and their devotion to their families, but the one characteristic that that stands out and makes them prized by their owners is their natural guarding and protecting instincts. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs and Inbreeding Concerns

There is no question that Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are one of the rarest dog breeds in the world. The true number of how many of these dogs varies, depending on who you ask, but some place the number as low as below one hundred and fifty. With such a small genetic pool, there are naturally some concerns about inbreeding and making sure the breed maintains its health in order to survive. In this article, we'll take a look at why the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is struggling to survive, what health concerns they risk from inbreeding, and what you can to do to ensure that you adopt a healthy Alapaha. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs: From England to Georgia

Like all bulldogs, Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs enjoy a long and interesting history. Not only can they be traced back hundreds of years here in America, but they can trace their heritage even farther back to England. In this article, we'll take a look at the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog history, and learn about their roots in England. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs Compared to Other Bulldogs

The word Bulldog can conjure different images for different people. Bulldogs in America and England look very different from each other, and Bulldogs that live in other parts of the world also have their unique features. In this article, we'll compare the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog with other Bulldog breeds to see how they differ from their Bulldog counterparts around the world. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs and their Molosser Connections

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are commonly referred to as Molosser dogs. Dozens of present day breeds can trace their lineage back to this ancient dog, but what does it really mean to be a Molosser? In this article, we'll take a look at the Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog's links to the Molosser and trace its history from ancient breed to Southern Georgia. [...]

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs: Did You Know?

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs are affectionate, docile and devoted to their families. While they make excellent guard and protection dogs, Alapahas love nothing more than spending time with their favorite human. Some owners have even gone as far as to call their Alapahas their "shadow," as they love the attention so much! [...]

The Scottish Terrier's Controversial Origin

With a very old breed like the Scottish Terrier, it's no understatement to say that their actual roots can be somewhat hard to pin down. Among all the terriers, those who fall under the category of Highland terriers in particular have much controversy surrounding just when and where they first appeared and who exactly was responsible. This stems from the unfortunate fact that for many years all of the Highland terriers were just simply called Skye terriers which today are their own particular breed that we recognize as being totally different from the Scottish terrier. [...]

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