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American Staffordshire Terrier

Introduction of American Staffordshire Terrier The American Staffordshire terrier, often called the “Amstaff,” has a heart of gold wrapped up in a very troubled past. These are close cousins to the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, a British classic. It’s not hard to mistake them as Pit Bulls, and for good reason. The Amstaff too was used as a fighting dog. However, responsible breeders now produce many sweet companions. Read on to learn more about the American Staffordshire Terrier. Description of the American Staffordshire Terrier These dogs look as strong as they are. Although smaller than most fighting dogs, they are still…

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American Foxhound

Introduction of American Foxhound The American Foxhound is the epitome of a noble hound. They have lean and well-muscled bodies, a tenacious attitude, and a signature hound bawl. But besides being such great hunting companions, these adaptable dogs get along well with children and other pets, making them ideal for many families. The biggest consideration when thinking about adopting this breed is whether or not you are ready to commit to giving your dog plenty of exercise. These athletic dogs have lots of energy and won’t do well in a home that can’t give them lots of opportunities for physical…

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American Water Spaniel

Introduction of American Water Spaniel The American Water Spaniel, AWS for short, is a happy and hard-working breed. They are, as their name might suggest, great in the water and were bred for hunting waterfowl. Their soft and thick fur is not only pleasing to touch, but keeps them dry and warm in the water. These charming and vivacious dogs are excellent companions for hunters and families alike. Read on to learn more about the American Water Spaniel. Description of the American Water Spaniel These active dogs are compact and hardy. Bred in the Great Lakes region of the upper…

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American Eskimo

Introduction of American Eskimo The American Eskimo, lovingly referred to as the Eskie, has a rather outdated name. This little fluff ball has nothing to do with the indigenous peoples of North America. Rather, these cuties functioned as circus performers in the Midwest. Today, they make action-packed companions with hearts of gold. Read on to learn more about the American Eskimo. Description of the American Eskimo These dogs look like smaller versions of some more famous breeds like the Husky. Some people even think they resemble miniature white wolves. Their dense coat is beautiful and full, with extra volume around…

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Alaskan Malamute

Introduction of Alaskan Malamute The Alaskan malamute, affectionately nicknamed “Mal” or “Mals,” is a lovable and playful breed known for its stubborn nature and high intellect. Originally bred by the Mahlemiut, an Inuit tribe located in northwest Alaska, the Mal remains true to its original purpose. Malamutes were bred for sledging, to pull large, heavy loads in packs. Specifically, they were used for hauling the day’s hunting load, including polar bears, seals, and other large Alaskan game. The Alaskan malamute is known for its affectionate and people-loving personality, making the breed great family pets for an active lifestyle. Read on…

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American Hairless Terrier

Introduction of American Hairless Terrier The American Hairless Terrier, also known as the “AHT,” is a peppy and alert dog that loves his family. Their small size makes them great for all types of homes and situations, but don’t let that small stature fool you! The American Hairless Terrier is every bit as feisty, energetic, and courageous as his other Terrier cousins. These dogs are a great choice for those with allergies and, even if you aren’t allergic, will be a loving and playful companion. Read on to learn more about the American Hairless Terrier. Description of the American Hairless…

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