Meet the Breed: Golden Retriever

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Meet the Breed: Golden Retriever

Source: www.vetstreet.com Golden retrievers originated from Scotland in the 19th century. The breed belongs to the gun dog category. Retrievers were developed for the purpose of retrieving from water and land. The Golden Retrievers are very popular as their breed can be used for a variety of purposes, such as, hunting, search and rescue, guide for the blind, drug detector, and as a family pet. Appearance & Size Golden retrievers come in a variety of golden shades, light gold to a rich dark gold. They are mid to large sized dogs, with their height ranging from 22-24 inches and weighing...

Meet The Breed: German Shepherd

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Meet The Breed: German Shepherd

German Shepherd’s originated from Germany. Their breed is relatively new, originating in 1899. They were used as herding dogs and guard dogs for sheep. They are highly intelligent, and obedient dogs making them very popular amongst police and military services around the world. They are also very popular amongst pet owners as guard dogs. Appearance and Size German Shepherds are big sized dogs averaging between 24 to 26inches in height for males and 22 to 24 inches in females. Their weight ranges from 35 to 45kgs. German shepherds can be found to with a variety of coat colours that include...

Meet The Breed: Boxer

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Meet The Breed: Boxer

Source:www.all-puppies.com Boxers were developed in the late 19th century in Germany. Historically, boxers were used for dog fighting and were developed into working dogs during World War 1. During the war, boxers were used as messengers, delivering couriers and packs and acting as guard dogs. Today, boxers are considered playful companions and are popular guard dogs for families. Appearance & Size Boxers are large sized dogs, males ranging a height of 22.5 to 25 inches, and females range between 21 to 23.5 inches. They can weigh between 30 to 35kgs in males and 23 to 30kgs in females. Boxers can...

Meet the Breed: Beagle

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Meet the Breed: Beagle

Beagles are part of the hound breed. They originated in England around the 16th century. They were used to hunt small preys such as rabbits. Today, they are seen as a popular breed amongst families. Appearance & Size Beagles are small to mid sized dogs, height ranging from 13 to 15 inches, and weighing between 8 to 13kgs. Beagles look like a mini Foxhound. They have a square cut muzzle, large ears and eyes. Beagles have a variety of coat colours, the most common being the white with black and light brown tricolour combination. The other colours that can be...

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