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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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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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Are Huskies Dangerous Dogs? – Here’s What New Husky Owners Need to Know

Huskies are outgoing and energetic dogs with a mischievous side to them. Nicknamed the “dog with a thousand expressions,” Huskies are comical dogs. But with such a nickname, is it possible that these dogs are actually aggressive and dangerous? Huskies are not inherently dangerous dogs. And according to a CDC report, Huskies aren’t even the …

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Can Chihuahuas Swim? – The Owner’s Guide to Swimming with Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas are sassy little dogs with a big heart and charming personality. But weighing in at just under 7 pounds, they’re easily the smallest purebred dog in the world. The petite frame makes you wonder how capable they are at swimming. Chihuahuas can swim, but they aren’t necessarily “safe” when put into bodies of water. …

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Are Greyhounds Smart? – Here’s Why They’re Actually Intelligent Dogs

Greyhounds are some of the best dogs to raise. There’s so much more to these dogs than just being the fastest dog breed ever. And despite the public perception, they’re actually docile, independent, quiet and athletic. But are the Greyhounds smart? Greyhounds are just “average intelligent” according to canine psychologist Stanley Coren. In fact, they’re …

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Are Beagles Easy to Train? – A Guide to Beagle Training

Beagles are wonderful pet dogs to have for all the right reasons. They’re friendly, curious, loyal, and of course, affectionate. But before bringing one home, you may want to understand how Beagles respond to training, and whether they’re easy to train.  Compared to other dog breeds, Beagles are relatively difficult to train. This is because …

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Can Rottweilers Swim? – A Guide to Swimming With Your Rottie

Known for their muscular and thick frame, Rottweilers are dogs that few intruders will mess with. In fact, they’re some of the strongest dogs we have. But before you bring your Rottweiler out to the pool, you’re probably wondering if Rottweilers can swim. Rottweilers can and will swim, in most cases. But because of the …

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Are German Shepherds Easy To Train?- The GSD Training Guide

German Shepherds are known for their intelligence, strength and bravery. It’s what makes them one of the most popular dogs, especially with police work. And while they may be the third smartest dog breed, owners may still wonder if this helps with training. German Shepherds are incredibly easy to train. As a highly intelligent breed, …

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