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Getting to Know Your Newfoundland

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Newfoundland. “Newfies” belong in the Working Group category of the AKC Breed designation.

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Getting to Know Your Pomeranian

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Pomeranian. “Poms” as they are referred to by Pomeranian lovers, are in the Toy category of the AKC, but despite their small stature, they have big personalities!

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AKC Breed Groups: Sporting Dogs

The American Kennel Club categorizes their 190 breeds into 8 different groups. As part of our ongoing breed series (Getting to Know Your…), we wanted to take a global look at these classifications and what characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups.

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Getting to Know Your Norwegian Forest Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Norwegian Forest Cat or the Skogkatt as they are known in their native Norway or the “Wegie” as they are affectionately called in the United States.

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Getting to Know Your Siberian Husky

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Siberian Husky. Typically called “Huskies”, they are widely recognized for their wolf-like appearance and very popular, ranking #12 on the AKC Most Popular list.

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Getting to Know Your Abyssinian

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Abyssinian cat. The “Aby” is thought to be one of the oldest known breeds of cats and very high on the Cat Fancier’s Most Popular list.

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AKC Breed Group: Hounds

The American Kennel Club categorizes their 190 breeds into 8 different groups. As part of our ongoing breed series (Getting to Know Your…), we wanted to take a global look at these classifications and what characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups.

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Getting to Know Your Dachshund

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Dachshunds, the “weiner dog” breed. They are among America’s favorites, ranked # 13 by the AKC.

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Getting to Know Your Sphynx Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Sphynx cat. These cats are very distinctive and easily recognized because they are completely hairless! That’s right, they are completely bald, but even so, they are very popular.

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AKC Breed Group: Working Dogs

The American Kennel Club categorizes their 190 breeds into 8 different groups. As part of our ongoing breed series (Getting to Know Your…), we wanted to take a global look at these classifications and which characteristics separate the dogs into these different groups.

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Getting to Know Your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The Cavalier is within the top 20 dog breeds, ranking #19 overall. They are part of the AKC Toy group.

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Getting to Know Your Himalayan Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Himalayan cat. These beautiful cats are also known as Himalayan Persian, or Colourpoint Persian and is a subtype of Persian cats. Life exp...

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