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  • Rottweiler Health Issues and Concerns

    Rottweiler Health Issues and Concerns

    Aggressive and unfriendly; these are the two most common terms associated with Rottweiler dogs. However, in reality, Rottweiler dogs can be sweet and loving if they are trained to be sociable. They can be loyal and protective of his master. Equipped with intelligence, willingness to work, power, and endurance, Rottweiler

  • Rottweiler Dog

    Rottweiler Dog

    Origin: Germany Life Expectancy: 9-11 years Height Range: 23-27 inches Weight Range: 90-125 Ibs Colors: Black with brown markings. Temperament: The Rottweiler is a calm, courageous, devoted dog who cares deeply for its owner and family. They are very protective of their family and are known to be strong fighters

  • Otterhound Dog Breed Origin and History

    All the way back to the twelfth century there was mention of ‘otter dogges’ in England . However, the Otterhound as we know it today did not become this way until sometime in the late eighteenth century. During this time period the otters were a large threat to the food

  • The Otterhound Dog Personality and Temperament

    Otterhound is a large breed that is believed to have originated in France, because it is almost identical in its appearance to the Vendee hound. They were first used as otter hunting hounds in England. This was during the time of King John during the 1200′s. The hunting of otters

  • Otterhound Dog

    Origin: Britain Life Expectancy: 10-12 years Height Range: 24-26 inches Weight Range: 70-115 Ibs Colors: Usually comes in grizzle or wheaten with black markings. Temperament: The Otterhound is a friendly, cheeful, and devoted companion. They are affectionate, smart, and independant with a mind onto their own. This breed is pretty

  • Old English Sheepdog Origin and History

    Old English Sheepdog Origin and History

    The Old English sheepdog is not compared to other breeds, very old. The origins of this breed have vanished through time, although the Old English sheepdog as we know it has existed since the period of the late 1800′s. The family lines of the Old English sheepdog has seemed to

  • Old English Sheepdog

    Old English Sheepdog

    Origin: Great Britain Life Expectancy: 10-12 years Height Range: 22-24 inches Weight Range: 60-75 Ibs Colors: Blue, gray, white, and grizzle. Temperament: The Old English Sheepdog is an agile, well balanced, stocky/muscular dog that is known for its long overcoat. This breed is well known for their gentle, loving, and

  • Neapolitan Mastiff Dog

    Neapolitan Mastiff Dog

    Origin: Greece Life Expectancy: 8-10 years Height Range: 25-30 inches Weight Range: 165-200 Ibs Colors: Blue, though black is the next most common color. Chocolate dogs are rare. White can be found from time to time on the toes and chest. Temperament: The Neapolitan Mastiff looks extremely beastly and even

  • Neapolitan Mastiff Origin and History

    Neapolitan Mastiff Origin and History

    The Neapolitan Mastiff, sometimes referred to as the Neo Mastiff is one of the oldest dog breeds in recorded in written history. Traced back to the end of the first century in Italy , the Mastiff has a fascinating history. What makes the Mastiff fascinating is how little it has

  • Mastiff Dog Breed Origin and History

    Mastiff Dog Breed Origin and History

    The history of the Mastiff goes all the way back to 2500 B.C. In fact all of the mountain dogs of European countries such as Turkey , Spain and France and even the Balkan areas have genetic roots tracing back to the Mastiff. Even dogs native to China such as

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