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Afghan Hound Dog Breed

Afghan Hound

Despite his glamorous reputation, the Afghan hound is a hunter at heart, bred to chase down game over rugged terrain. While he ...
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Airedale Terrier Dog Breed

Airedale Terrier

Among the most versatile of terriers, the Airedale is bold, playful and adventurous; he is a lively yet protective companion. He ...
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Akita Dog Breed

Akita

As befitting his spitz-like heritage, the Akita is bold, independent, stubborn and tenacious. Demonstrative to his family, he is ...
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Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed

Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan malamute is powerful, independent, strong-willed and fun-loving. She loves to run and roam. She is family-oriented, ...
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American Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed

American Cocker Spaniel

This breed is known as the 'merry' Cocker, and the name is most fitting. He is playful, cheerful, amiable, sweet, sensitive, ...
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American Eskimo Dog (Miniature) Dog Breed

American Eskimo Dog (Miniature)

The American Eskimo is bright, eager to please, lively and fun-loving, in short, an enjoyable and generally obedient companion. ...
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American Eskimo Dog (Standard) Dog Breed

American Eskimo Dog (Standard)

The American Eskimo is bright, eager to please, lively and fun-loving in short, an enjoyable and generally obedient companion. ...
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American Eskimo Dog (Toy) Dog Breed

American Eskimo Dog (Toy)

The American Eskimo is bright, eager to please, lively and fun-loving, in short, an enjoyable and generally obedient companion. ...
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American Foxhound Dog Breed

American Foxhound

The Foxhound is well-mannered in the home. He gets along best with human or canine companionship. He is a tolerant, amiable and ...
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American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Breed

American Staffordshire Terrier

Typically docile and playful with his family, the American Staffordshire terrier is also generally friendly toward strangers as ...
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