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March Madness, NCAA Basketball, and Animal Mascots

Well, we are now well into March, so that can mean only one thing – time for March Madness! Yes, time for the annual ritual of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Time for Basketball. Brackets. Beer. Cheerleaders. Mascots. Yes, for us animal lovers, the mascots of the competing NCAA basketball teams is a significant part of the […]

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Top Dog Breeds in Los Angeles for 2013

The American Kennel Club has compiled its annual list of most popular dog breeds in major US cities, based on registration data and postal zip codes. Here is the Los Angeles data for 2013, shown side by side with that for 2012. Note that this year they only posted the top 5 breeds in the […]

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S. 2013

  The American Kennel Club has published its annual list of most popular dog breeds in the U.S., based on registration data and postal zip codes. Here is the data for 2013, shown side by side with that for 2012. Yes – The rankings of the top 10 dog breeds remained exactly the same from […]

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Watch These Dogs Playing Soccer

Last month I posted Can You Teach Your Dog to Play Soccer With You? with some suggestions on how it would be fun to teach your dog to play soccer with you. Well, some people have clearly taken the idea of dogs playing soccer to the extreme – and it is very impressive! In this […]

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10 Best Dog Breeds For People With Allergies

I have known many people who would have very much loved to experience the joy of having a dog join their family. Unfortunately, many of them felt forced to decide not do so because they, or someone in their family, was allergic to dogs. However, these very same people were usually unaware of the fact […]

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Which Dog is Better: Male or Female?

Once you make the decision to acquire a dog for yourself and/or your family, there are several things to consider when selecting your new pet. The one we are going to discuss here is whether you should get a male or a female dog. Another important question is: What is the Best Dog Breed For […]

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What is the Best Dog Breed For Your Lifestyle?

When researching what type of puppy or dog to bring into their home, many people focus (only) on the characteristics and personality of the different dog breeds. However, by doing so, you are ignoring some very important factors – the characteristics and personality of the dog owner and family! In this post I will try to […]

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10 Celebrities Who Love Their Pit Bulls

The team over at Ecorazzi has documented and compiled a detailed list of celebrities who love Pit Bulls and actively advocate for them in different ways – ranging from speaking out for them (Kaley Cuoco and Cesar Millan), promoting them on social media (Wil Wheaton), and even forming a foundation (Linda Blair). Other celebrities have advocated for […]

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Dog Breed Briefs – First of New Resources

As our site’s readership has grown, we have been thinking of what other types of useful content we should be adding to this site (If you have any ideas or suggestions, PLEASE let us know!) In addition to the current blog postings of news and stories about Los Angeles, General News, Health, Training, Breeds, Puppies, […]

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