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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Top Eighteen Best Milk Producing Cattle Breeds in the World

Top Eighteen Best Milk Producing Cattle Breeds in the World

Monday, March 5, 2012

Extreme Dogs: The Ugliest, the Biggest, the Smallest, the Tallest, the Oldest and Many More

Extreme Dogs: The Ugliest, the Biggest, the Smallest, the Tallest, the Oldest and Many More

Would you like to be known worldwide? Would you like to be famous? Then you should be one of the following: ugliest dogs in the world, tallest dog breed, largest dog breed, heaviest dog breed, holder of several dog show title, smallest dog either in terms of length or height, notorious dog, oldest dog and many others. These titles will surely catapult your dog and you to stardom.

1. Sam – World’s Ugliest Dog in History

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Absurd it seems but Sam, a blind pure-breed Chinese Crested Hairless Dog is regarded as the “ugliest dog to ever live in the world. He was born in November 1990 and died on November 18, 2005. He was blind and was 3-time champion of the annual Sonoma-Marin Fair World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California, USA from 2003 to 2005. Because of his ugliness, Sam gained him international fame and starred on TV show. 

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The Heavily Built Ones: Top 15 World's Largest Dogs By Weight

The Heavily Built Ones: Top 15 World's Largest Dogs By Weight 

Certified Heavyweights in the Dog Kingdom. Do you like huge and gigantic dog pet? There are several large breeds of dog to choose from such as the Saint Bernard, Tibetan Mastiff, English Mastiff, Tosa, Pyrenees Mastiff, Bully Kutta, Newfoundland, Great Dane, American Mastiff, Kuvasz, Kangal, Landseer, Neapolitan Mastiff, Boerboel and many more. Here are the heaviest/largest dogs in the world in terms of weight. 

Tibetan Mastiff

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The lion-like Tibetan Mastiff is a huge dog breed that can attain a weight of up 130 kg with a height of 80+cm. It originated in Central Asia and can live up to 14 years.

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The Top 18 Tallest Dog Breeds in the World

The Top 18 Tallest Dog Breeds in the World 

These Are the Certified Tallest Dog Breeds in the World

The list of dogs below is the certified tallest dogs on the planet in terms of height. So, if you are looking for the tallest dog breeds for pet, this is the perfect site for you. On this particular article, you will find the tallest breed of dog or the tallest individual dog attained by a particular dog in a particular breed. Like for instance, you will see that the tallest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound but you noticed that a particular individual dog breed of Great Dane is taller.

This particular situation explains that on the average, Irish Wolfhound is the tallest although there are some individual dog breeds that can be taller. These dogs may not be the most expensive in the world, but you will sure spend a lot for their food consumption.

Great Dane

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Great Danes are not the world’s tallest breed of dogs but the current world record holder for the tallest dog is a Great Dane named George – he is 108 cm in height at the shoulder. This dog breed can be as heavy as 90 kg.

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14 Gigantic-looking Long-legged and Longhaired Dogs: The Tallest in the World

14 Gigantic-looking Long-legged and Longhaired Dogs: The Tallest in the World 

The 14 Tallest Longhaired Dogs in the World

Some dog owners and enthusiasts prefer longhaired or moderately longhaired dog because they are more appealing and more beautiful although they require more time in maintaining and grooming them. Others prefer shorthaired dogs because they are easier to maintain.

When it comes to size, some dog buyers prefer the small breeds such as Chihuahua, Shih Tzu and others because they are cute and the maintenance is less expensive compared to large dog breeds such as Newfoundland, Great Dane, St. Bernard and others which are more expensive in terms of foods and maintenance.

The breeds of dog on the list below look gigantic due to their long and slender legs. They are unique for their moderately longhair and for their compact muscles. These dog breeds are among the tallest longhaired dog in the world.

1. Irish Wolfhound

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You are looking at the tallest dog breed in the whole world – the Irish Wolfhound. This dog with huge size and commanding appearance is a type of sighthound bred for wolf hunting; hence the name. it was developed in Ireland.
Origin: Ireland
Type: Sighthound
Bred for: Wolf hunting
Height:  Minimum height is 82 cm
Features: Wolfhounds are the tallest of dog breeds.
                It is of great size and commanding appearance.
Other names: None

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Most Impressively Pretty and Unique-Looking Longhaired Small Dogs

Longhaired small dogs are simply fascinating and beautiful. They are among the most favorite companion, toy and lap dog of many royalties from around the world. They are also the favorite choice for a pet by the famous and the rich.

1. Pekingese


One of the cutest dog breed in the world is the Pekingese. It is ancient toy dog that originated in China and is known for its long silky hair.

Origin: China

Other Names: Lion Dog, Chinese Spaniel, Pelchie Dog Peking Palasthund, Peke

2. King Charles Spaniel


The King Charles Spaniel is a cute-looking tiny dog breed which is characterized by long curly on its ears and tail. This dog is believed to have originated in the Far East.

Origin: Far East/England, UK

Lifespan: 10 years

Other Names: English Toy Spaniel, Toy Spaniel, Charlies, Prince Charles Spaniel, Ruby Spaniel,
          Blenheim Spaniel

3. Phalene


The lovely-looking Phalene is a variant of Papillon. It is the drop-eared version of the Papillon.

Origin: Belgium, France, Italy and Spain

Other Names: Epagneul Nain Continental, Butterfly Dog

4. Tibetan Terrier


The Tibetan Terrier is a lovely-looking farm dog which is also used as a companion dog. It is also used to herd and guard livestock.

Origin: Tibet

Lifespan: 16 years

Other Names: Tsang Apso

5. Skye Terrier


The Skye Terrier is a unique-looking dog breed that appears to have noface because its entire face is covered by its long wavy hair it originated in the United Kingdom and is known to live up to 15 years of age. 

Origin: Scotland, UK

Lifespan: 15 years

6. Yorkshire Terrier


One of the most adorable dog breeds with long, silky hair is the Yorkshire Terrier of England, UK.  
Origin: England, UK
Lifespan: 16 years
Other Names: Yorkie

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Handsomest Shorthaired Dogs With Curly Twirl Tails

Some dogs have extremely large ears and others do not. Some dog breeds are longhaired while others are shorthaired. You will also see dog breeds with long legs while other breeds have extremely short legs. Amazingly, there are also dogs without faces because their faces are covered with long hair, beard and mustache. There are also breeds of dogs with long tails while others are tailless. In addition, there are also breeds of dog with curly tails. Here are some remarkable dog breeds with curled or twirled tails.

1.) Basenji



One of the unique and popular dog breed in the world is the Basenji. This dog breed with twirled tail was bred for hunting that originated in Africa.

2.) Finnish Spitz



The neat-looking Finnish Spitz is a dog breed with curled tail that originated in Finland where it is known in the Finnish language asSuomenpystykorva”. It was originally bred for hunting. This friendly dog, which is the national dog of Finland, is suitable for children and adapts well for domestic life.

3.) Korean Jindo Dog
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The Korean Jindo Dog with twirled tail originated in the Korean island of Jindo. It was bred for hunting and is known for its brave characteristic. This dog breed is a very loyal pet.

4.) Norbottenspets



The Norbottenspets is an ancient dog breed used for hunting and farm. It is now a very popular companion dog. The dog is characterized by a curly twirl tail.

5.) Norwegian Buhund



The Norwegian Buhund, which is closely related to the Icelandic Sheepdog, is a dog breed that originated in Norway and like the Icelandic Sheepland; it is also distinct for its curled tail. This multi-purpose dog is utilized in farming, herding and guarding.

6.) Shikoku




The Shikoku is a good-looking Japanese dog breed with curled tail. Other names of this dog from Japan are Kochi-ken, Mikawa Inu and Japanese Wolfdog.

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