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This attention-grabbing assortment is bound to bowl over enthusiasts of the king of pets, the common-or-garden and captivating puppy. Uncle John is helping readers decode their dog’s habit; unearths behind the scenes secrets and techniques from the famed Westminster puppy express; profiles recognized people and their dogs partners, in addition to bold puppy heroes and cartoon-pooch favorites; lists record-breaking mutts from greatest and quickest to smartest and oldest; explains the right way to teach a dog for a profession in television; or even offers the news on poop!
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C. Over the years, the breed’s looks and skills haven’t changed much. Sleek like a greyhound, the saluki can run up to 40 miles per hour. And its sharp eyes can spot animals moving a mile away. According to some experts, any dogs mentioned in the Old Testament were probably salukis. 24 Dog Park Etiquette 101 Whether you’re a new dog owner or an old pro, take heed of the rules at the dog park. 1. Always clean up after your dog, and never leave him unattended. 2. Toys start fights—don’t bring them.
Average dog’s annual vet bill: $300 to $500. 45 • In Japan, you can rent a dog as a companion for $20 an hour. • Comedian John Candy once paid $19,000 for a German shepherd. ) • Most popular dog names in Russia: Ugoljok (Blackie) and Veterok (Breezy). • Elvis Presley owned seven dogs during his lifetime: Baba (collie), Getlo (chow), Muffin (Great Pyrenees), Sherlock (basset hound), Snoopy (Great Dane), Stuff (poodle), and Teddy Bear of Zixi Pom-Pom (poodle). ” In Native American culture, dogs are also linked with the powers of the sun and the moon.
Archie was the winner in a year fraught with scandal. The ugliest dog is crowned after an Internet voting campaign that lasts several weeks, but during the 2006 process, computer hackers infiltrated the contest’s Web site and erased votes from some of the top dogs. Fortunately, contest organizers discovered the crime and remedied the situation: they started the voting over from scratch. In the end, Archie pulled past favorites Munchkin, Rascal, and Pee Wee Martini to take the crown. 53 Elwood Award: World’s Ugliest Dog (2007) This Chihuahua and Chinese crested mix took the top title after coming in second in 2006.
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