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Do Corgis Have Tails? – The Truth About the Tail-less Corgi

The Welsh Corgi is famously known for distinct physical qualities, including an elongated body, short stubby legs and no tail. But are Corgis really born without tails? Let’s investigate this long-standing mystery and myth about the Corgis’ tails. So, do Corgis have tails? Most Pembroke Welsh Corgis are born with a tail. But because of …

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57 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds – The Complete Guide to Low Shedding Hypoallergenic Dogs

Raising a dog is one of the most fulfilling things i’ve done in my life. And, many dog owners will agree! But for some allergy-sensitive owners, is it worth the constant sneezing, coughing and itching? My answer is yes, though I’m fortunately not allergic to dogs. However, there’s good news – you don’t have to …

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First Year Puppy Vaccinations & Beyond: Owner’s Complete Guide to Dog Shots

All your life, all you ever wanted was a loyal companion, furry best friend and sidekick – a dog. Now that the day has finally come, you’re all set for a new life with your new puppy, right? Not so fast. Before you even start your research on dog training, it’s important you know that …

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How Dog Deformities Gave Us These 8 Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are the most beautiful animals in the eye of the beholder. No owner would ever use the word “deformed” to describe their furry companions. However, that doesn’t mean that plenty of modern dog breeds, such as the Boxer or the Dachshund, aren’t the result of dog deformities. That’s right – in order to achieve …

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Do German Shepherds Shed? – An Owner’s Guide to GSD Shedding

German Shepherds reign as one of the most popular dog breeds. They’re smart, athletic and loyal – but it’s not all good. Something a lot of owners don’t know ahead of time is how bad the German Shepherds’ shedding actually is. So, do German Shepherds shed? Not only do German Shepherds come with thick double …

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Do Yorkies Shed? – The Owner’s Guide to Yorkie Shedding

Like a true terrier, Yorkies are adorable dogs with a feisty and spirited personality. Though small, they come with big personalities and they’re always full of fun confidence. But for allergy-sensitive owners, any amount of dog shedding can potentially be a concern. So, do Yorkies shed? Yorkshire Terriers are famously known as hypoallergenic dogs. That …

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Do Jack Russells Shed? – The Owner’s Guide to Jack Russell Shedding

Dogs are wonderful additions to any family, including the lively and excitable Jack Russell Terrier. But before you bring one home, shedding can be a concern for those that are extra sensitive to dogs. So, do Jack Russell Terriers shed? Thanks to their double coats, the Jack Russell tends to shed at a moderate pace …

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Do Chow Chows Shed? – Reasons Why & How to Minimize Chow Shedding

The Chow Chow is a Chinese dog breed that has become increasingly popular in the west thanks to their bear-like cuteness and loyal ways. But if you’re living in a household with those sensitive and/or allergic to dogs, Chow Chow shedding can be a real concern. Do Chow Chows shed? How much do they shed? …

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Doberman Ear Cropping – Reasons For It, Docking History & Risks

Most of us are familiar with the Doberman Pinscher. Their lean frame and muscular body make them great guard dogs, while their pointed ears give them their signature fierce look. However, Dobermans aren’t born with pointed ears, but have their ears cropped. Ear cropping is the process of surgically altering the shape of a dog’s …

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Do Corgis Shed? – 4 Amazing Tips to Deal With Corgi Shedding

If you’re planning on keeping a Welsh Corgi, you’ve made a great decision. Though small, these little dogs are downright adorable and charming. However, if you’re sensitive to dog allergens, the Corgi may not be the most ideal family pet. So, do Corgis shed? Yes, Corgis tend to shed quite a lot, as they are …

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