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Richard has been raising dogs his whole life, including a Poodle, Pomeranian, Corgi and Australian Shepherd. He's always working with animal shelters and dog rescues because of his passion for all dogs. Fun fact: his all time favorite breed is the German Shepherd. <a href="https://thesmartcanine.com/richard-jeng/">Read More.</a>

Are French Bulldogs Good with Kids? – The Parent’s Guide to the Frenchie

The French Bulldogs is America’s favorite toy companion. Bred to be energetic and lively with an easy-going demeanor, Frenchies have taken the world by storm. But if you’re a parent, you may be wondering how they’ll interact with children. French Bulldogs are excellent companions for kids of all ages. According to the ATTS, they have …

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Are Pugs Good With Kids? – The Parent’s Guide to Raising Pugs

Dogs can be a child’s best friends. As a result, plenty of parents are opting for the Pug as their dog of choice for the family. But before bringing an animal into the home, it’s important that all parents question how a breed interacts with kids. The naturally humorous and playful Pugs make excellent dogs …

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Are Poodles Hunting Dogs? – All About the Water Retriever & Versatile Hunter

While we may associate the pompon-bearing Poodles with dog shows and companionship, the graceful breed is actually very agile, sharp and surprisingly strong. With all their physical gifts, it really makes you wonder if they would be good hunting dogs. Poodles were originally bred to be retrieving and hunting dogs. Although they didn’t actually chase …

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Are Bernese Mountain Dogs Smart? – Here’s What Makes Them Highly Intelligent

Bernese Mountain dogs are some of the best dogs in the world. Not only are they big fluffy dogs (which we all love), but they’re also great companions and “nanny dogs.” They certainly have the brawn, but do Bernese Mountain dogs also have the brains? Bernese Mountain dogs are highly intelligent dogs, according to canine …

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What Were Boxers Bred For? – The Roles, Jobs & History of the Boxer

The Boxer has been one of the more popular dog breeds in America – nearly cracking into the top 10. They’re intelligent, loyal, and hard working dogs. You could say they have it all! But do you know what these dogs were actually bred for? Developed in Germany over 200 years ago, Boxers were initially …

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Are Border Collies Good With Children? – A Parents Guide to Raising Border Collies

Border Collies have become a staple companion among families all over America. Thanks to their strong work ethic, sweet affection and high intelligence – it’s easy to see why. But as a parent, safety will always be a concern in a home with kids. Most Border Collies have a hard time getting along with small …

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Can Dachshunds Swim? – 5 Tips To Get Your Dachshund to Swim

Dachshunds are small and energetic dogs that often can’t stand extreme heat. What better way to cool off than to go for a swim, right? No, not so fast. Before you let your Dachshund swim, there are things that all owners need to consider. Dachshunds can swim, though they will require some patience, training and …

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31 Gorgeous German Shepherd Mixes – Find the Perfect German Shepherd Mix

German Shepherds are some of the most popular dogs in the world for a reason. They’re intensely loyal, athletic, highly intelligent and loving – all the best qualities of a dog. As a result, these qualities make the GSD a top choice for crossbreeding. There are tons of exotic and stunning German Shepherd mixes that …

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45 Most Expensive Dog Breeds in the World – The Prices of Luxury Dogs

When it comes to picking out your puppy, there are plenty of factors that may want to consider. Popular factors include; looks, personality, temperament and dog intelligence. But if you’re on a budget, the price of dog breed should be considered as well. Whether you’re actually planning to pick up one of these dogs that …

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