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Peruvian Inca Orchids - or PIOs - can be hairless OR coated

The Peruvian Inca Orchid: An Ancient Hairless Breed You May Not Know

People are enchanted by hairless dog breeds. And while some of the naked pups out there are more common than others, they all carry a certain whimsy and mysticism about them. This goes double for the Peruvian Inca Orchid, or PIO. Their history is recorded as far back as the 6th century. And they're so important to the culture of Peru, they've earned a national designation! That's enough fame to make anyone want to learn more about them!
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Unique dog breeds don't look like your average canine

Unique Dog Breeds: Completely Out of the Ordinary Canines

Sometimes you walk past the dog park, and you do a double-take. Is that a dog? It doesn't look like any pup you've ever seen before. With unusual traits, you find yourself lingering and wondering: is that a mixed breed or something else? Many unique dog breeds capture the imagination and draw our attention. And while they're not quite as popular, they certainly deserve some attention!
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Dog breeds for first-time owners come in every shape and size

Best Dog Breeds for First-Time Owners: Finding the Perfect Match

Getting your first dog is exciting. You're bringing a furry friend into your life. But with so many canines out there, how to choose? Are you the athletic type, looking for a workout partner? Or do you prefer to settle on the couch with a book and someone to snuggle with? Have you ever undertaken training from a puppy? Do you live in an apartment or out in wider spaces? All of these questions sound overwhelming. Good thing we have some of the best dog breeds for first-time owners already set out for you!
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Dog breeds for apartments don't necessarily need to be small

Best Dog Breeds for Apartments: Pups for City-Dwelling

Plenty of people enjoy living in cities. And urban life usually means apartments - large OR small. With tight dimensions, you often find yourself wondering whether sharing a home with a canine's even possible. Luckily, it is. And if you choose one of the best dog breeds for apartments, you'll find yourself happily enjoying
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Herding dog breeds instinctually round up pets and people

Herding Dog Breeds: Agility, Loyalty, and Intelligence in One Pup

Some of the most popular dogs are those with seemingly-unlimited stores of energy. They want to work from sunrise to sunset. And they'll watch over your home and family - usually without training or asking. These pups come from the Herding Group. And they're a fascinating bunch with roots all over the world. We have some of the most popular herding dog breeds to introduce you to.
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Dog food for dogs with allergies may require trial and error

Best Dog Food for Dogs with Allergies: Helping Soothe Skin and Tummies

Allergies in dogs are often complicated. How to find the source? You'll need a steady relationship with your vet. And while food allergies are rare, they DO happen. But finding the right dog food for dogs with allergies is often slow and frustrating. And we'll explain why - and provide a list of some of the top choices.
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Pyoderma in dogs can take time to figure out

Pyoderma in Dogs: When the Itchy and Scratchy Show Turns Real

Your dog's going crazy scratching. You noticed some red patches on their skin, but you thought it was the scratching. Now you notice weird red pumps. And they look DISGUSTING. What's going on? There's a good chance you're dealing with pyoderma. And figuring out the cause? That gets tricky. But with the proper coordination with your vet, you'll get your pup on the road to recovery.
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Dog food for German Shepherds needs to meet specific requirements

Best Dog Food for German Shepherds: Keeping Your GSD Trim and Active

Picking out the best dog foods gets tricky for anyone. You want your canine companion to stay healthy and get the most nutrients. But if you have a German Shepherd, you have some extra concerns. They need special dietary breakdowns to keep them healthy and capable of performing their best. Good thing we have the best dog food for German Shepherds for you to choose from!
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Dog dreams are still mostly a mystery

What Do Dogs Dream About? Are They Really Chasing Rabbits?

At least once or twice, you've probably noticed your dog twitching or making sounds in their sleep. Maybe they even start running. You're pretty sure they're dreaming - but about what? Dog dreams have mystified owners - and scientists - for years. But we're going to offer some answers as to what those dog dreams might contain.
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Dogs tilt their heads for a number of reasons

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? Is There More to This Cute Pose?

Nothing melts your heart faster than when your dog (or any dog, for that matter) tilts their head to the side and looks up at you with that quizzical expression. It's the most adorable pose in the canine repertoire. You feel compelled to rush for the camera, or treats - or both. But why do dogs tilt their heads? Is it nothing more than doggie charm? Or is there something else going on? We'll get into all of the details of this cuteness.
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