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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 6–9 inches Weight: 6 pounds, on average Life Expectancy: 10–18 years Chihuahuas are small dogs who generally remain under 6 pounds. Coats may be short (smooth) or long and vary in 9 standard colors such as black, tan and red, and many alternate colors of gold, silver, white and more. 2.
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Often a dog detecting cancer story starts with a canine nosing an area on a person that elicits a pain sharp enough for them to take notice and see a doctor. For Michael DiZoglio, a diagnosis came from a lack of pain. The Denver resident was used to feeling a little sting when his father’s
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Every weeknight, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is watched by millions of people. But Fallon’s most loyal viewer is sitting right in his own home. That would be 5-year-old Gary, a female English cream golden retriever. And it was actually TV that brought the pair of best friends together. “She came out on [Late Night with Jimmy
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Can my dog eat pumpkin pie? Cat my cat eat turkey? Thanksgiving is here and that means delicious treats, a few days off work and cozy food coma time with family and friends. But for pets, it also means many health questions regarding food and safely celebrating with their humans. To cats and dogs, Turkey
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Just one sniff is all it took. As science and plenty of working dogs have proven, canines experience the world through their noses. So it should come as no surprise that they can also experience emotions, like love and belonging, as an olfactory sensory perception as well. In the video above, a dog displays just
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Two best friends are back together again. They were torn apart on Monday, when burglars entered a Melbourne, Australia, home and took several valuables, include an 8-week-old Labrador puppy that belonged to one of the home’s residents: 4-year-old Maia. While the Hood family was upset to find their jewelry and electronics missing, they were “devastated”
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Ask anyone who is on a diet and trying to drink eight glasses of water a day: hydration is exhausting. Belanie the white golden retriever puppy can relate. She’s not dieting though; on the contrary, she’s a growing pup! But all the running around with her siblings and subsequent rehydration at the water bowl has
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In the video above, Max the dog boldly goes where no dog has gone before. Well, sort of. The clip, which was originally posted to YouTube in July of 2016, is suddenly going viral. What, exactly, the tech-forward golden retriever sees through his headset is a mystery. However, his furry body language — and the
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 6–9 inches Weight: 14 pounds, on average Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Pekingese dogs, a.k.a. Pekes, are small dogs with pear-shaped bodies. They have flat facial profiles, with heart-shaped ears that lie flat. The double coat has a long, coarse and straight top coat with a thick, soft undercoat. There is also
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It’s the sweetest pit stop in the world. Max the 12-year-old husky and Quackers the 4-year-old duck live along a country road in Strout, Minnesota, where drivers can often spot them sitting side-by-side, muzzle to beak. According to WCCO, the pair are best friends and have been for years. Like a precious phoenix, their bond
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Jake has dedicated himself to making the lives of others better, furrier, safer. Unfortunately, the Labrador mix’s tender paws and curious nature kept him from achieving his true dreams: becoming a service dog. According to knoxnews.com, these simple, natural traits eliminated Jake from service dog and rescue dog positions, but Jake didn’t give up. Eventually
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Halloween has passed and turkey time is almost here, which means the National Dog Show is right around the corner, as well! On Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 23), NBC will present The National Dog Show Presented by Purina following the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The beloved holiday show, now in its 16th year, will air
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What It Is: SparkleDog, Kameron Westcott‘s pink-colored premium dog food, which she created, developed and launched on season 2 of The Real Housewives of Dallas. Who Tried It: Peanut, the 13-year-old Yorkie of Writer/Reporter/Real Housewives Recapper Dave Quinn. Why We Tried It: As a lover of all things Real Housewives, I’ve supported nearly all of the products launched by
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