• A Day At The County Shelter

    A day at the animal shelter By Debra J. White The killing starts early. At 6 a.m. workers wipe sleep from their eyes as they flick on lights in the darkened building. Some polish off cups of...

    • Posted August 27, 2012
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    Golden Retriever

    The Golden Retriever is a medium-sized breed of dog. They were historically developed as gundogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties. They were named retriever because of...

    • Posted August 27, 2012
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  • Sporting

    The sporting group comprises some of the most popular breeds, including pointers, setters, retrievers and spaniels. Both routinely in the top five breeds, the Labrador retriever and the golden retriever together account for nearly one-quarter of the...

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  • Cocker Spaniel

    The smallest member of the sporting group, the cocker should be compact and sturdy. Its gait is ground-covering, strong and effortless. The coat is silky, flat or slightly wavy, not overly long. Excessive coat can hinder the...

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  • Basenji

    A poised, elegant hunting dog from Africa, the Basenji is smoothly muscular and moves with ease and agility. He is lightly built and possesses a wrinkled head and a high, curled tail. The Basenji is commonly known...

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  • American English Coonhound

    Renowned for his speed and endurance, the American English Coonhound has the strength, grace and attitude of a well-conditioned athlete. Capable of hunting fox and raccoon all night long, he has an effortless trot that shows off...

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  • American Foxhound

    One of America’s native breeds, the American Foxhound is also one of our rarest. This tall hound sports a close, hard coat that can be any color. The Foxhound in this country is used for four purposes,...

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  • Hounds

    The hounds are the original hunting dogs, many pre-dating the gun-assisting hunters in their sporting group. There is a great deal of diversity, both behavioral and physical, within this group, a history of hunting assistance often being...

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  • Afghan Hound

    Referred to as an aristocrat, the Afghan Hound’s appearance is one of dignity and aloofness. Well covered with thick, silky hair, very fine in texture, the Afghan hound’s coat is a sort found among animals native to...

    • Posted August 27, 2012
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  • Oh Behave!

    Confounded by your canine Frustrated by your feline? Relax. Pet expert Arden Moore – America’s Pet Edu-tainer™ — is here to deliver the real truth about cats, dogs…and you, with her column appropriately called, “Oh Behave!” Stashing...

    • Posted August 24, 2012
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