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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. [...]

Yorkshire Terrier Weird Fact/Did You Know?

Dogs and cats are the two most popular pets in the USA. When it comes to Yorkshire terriers and other dogs, there are many weird, interesting, and little known facts and dog trivia. For example did you know that the some of the celebrities that own or owned Yorkshire terriers include Paris Hilton, Joan Rivers, Justine Timberlake, Hilary Duff, Britney Spears, Brett Favre, Bruce Willis, Gisele Bundchen, Raven-Symone, and Kelly Rowland? [...]

Wheaten Terrier Did you know/weird facts

If you are considering acquiring a Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier as an addition to your family, there are a number of interesting things you may not know about this breed.First of all, Wheatens are also known as "Wheaties" and "Softies." These are shortened versions of their full name that are easy to remember. [...]

Shiba Inu Weird Facts/Did You Know

The Shiba Inu as a very interesting history tied to dog fighting as it is member of the six main breeds in Japan. It carries the blood of a champion since it shares its lineage with the Tosa Inu. There exists the Shiba Inu-type Tosa and the fighting Tosa Inu. Dog fighting is of course illegal and considered immoral today, but in ancient Japan it was an encouraged and popular sport. [...]

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! [...]

Sheltie Weird Facts/Did You Know?

The Sheltie is ranked as the sixth most intelligent breed of dog by the American Kennel Club.Shelties bear such striking resemblance to collies because the collie was one of the breeds that was used to develop the sheltie.The Sheltie breed was created by crossing Collies that made their way to the Shetland Islands with the Icelandic Yakkin, a small island dog that came to the Shetland Islands via fisherman, who kept these small dogs as companions and rat hunters on their boats. The Island Yakkin is no longer a recognized breed. [...]

Weird Facts / Did You Know?

The Scottish Terrier's sense of loyalty has been famous for more than a century. In the mid 1800s, a Scottie named Bobby began garnering a lot of public attention in the town of Edinburgh. Bobby had belonged to a policeman by the name of John Gray, who was well known throughout Edinburgh due to his frequent nightly patrols on which Bobby invariably accompanied him. John eventually contracted tuberculosis and died, at which point Bobby began to visit his master's grave every night regardless of often harsh weather. This unbroken streak was to continue to fourteen years until Bobby himself died in 1872. A statue was resurrected in tribute to the faithful dog and can still be seen today. [...]

Pomeranian Weird Facts/Did You Know?

When the Titanic sailed on its maiden voyage, there were three breeds of dog that survived that fateful day on April 14th, 1912 when the White Star Liner clashed with an iceberg. Two of these breeds were the Pomeranian and the Pekinese. These small dogs were allowed on the life boats very early in the evening together with their owners while the life boats were still very empty, and no one seemed to object. The third dog was a Newfoundland, owned by the first officer of the Titanic. The dog was found swimming in the icy waters and it assisted a life boat to locate human survivors. [...]

American Bulldog: Weird facts Did you know?

The American bulldog's origin is speculated in three different theories. One is that it is said to be a descendant of the English bulldog and was rumored to have been brought over by settlers to help with the guarding of crops and livestock. This theory also states that the American bulldog is actually the truer type of "English bulldog" than the present English bulldog. Another theory states that the American bulldog is a result of a cross breeding with other dog breeds. The final theory in this triumvirate combines the first and the second theory. [...]

Pekingese Weird Facts/Did you Know?

The Pekingese dog originated in China and was highly regarded by the Chinese Imperial Court, who call them the Dog of Foo or Fu. They have been around for over 2000 years and are very sacred to the Emperors of China even today. They were so loved by the ancient Chinese that they were carried in the sleeves of their robes.There are different accounts of how the Pekingese originally came to be. They both are very entertaining theories. [...]

American Foxhound Weird Facts Did You Know?

There are some amazingly interesting facts and information that is available on the American Foxhound. The following are just a few interesting facts to get you started in your understanding of the breed. [...]

Australian Terrier Weird Facts Did You Know?

Here are some interesting, some fun, and some just plain weird facts about Australian Terriers and other dogs. [...]

Weird Facts/Did You Know: The Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher is also referred to as The Reigning King of Toys. Many owners point out that their personality certainly denotes such a title. The proud strut of the Min Pin is commonly compared to that of a hackney pony. Another curious trait of the Min Pin is its ability to find lost things; but many chalk this up to its inquisitiveness that is almost catlike in nature. They will explore under dressers, behind curtains, and any other small openings they come across. [...]

Miniature Schnauzer Weird Facts/Did you Know?

Many families or individuals are lucky enough to own a Miniature Schnauzer. Not only are they gorgeous little dogs, but they make great pets with their loving and affectionate nature. They have been in many places in the world in many different roles. [...]

Mastiff: Weird Facts Did You Know?

The origins of the Mastiff can be traced back to thousands of years BC. Later on, they were used in battles and fighting competitions against gladiators, bears and lions. With the passing of time, they became recognized as loyal companions to humans and they were trained and used as guard dogs for estates and households.Here are some interesting facts about Mastiffs:The Mastiff was portrayed in Egyptian paintings that date back to 3000BC, and the earliest mention of a Mastiff in literature was in 1121BC. [...]

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