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Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Breed Info & History Back in Ireland–centuries ago–the Terrier was a dog which had a large presence in the poorer communities. There were many different variations of the Terrier (spanning across Ireland and Britain) and they were used for multiple different reasons. It ranged from the Wheaten Terrier acting as a…

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Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier Background Info & History Originating from Scotland while serving as a hunter, the Skye Terrier is a tough and fearless breed that dates all the way back to over 400 years. During this time, these dogs were known for hunting badgers, foxes, and other small animals on the Isle of Skye. Throughout their…

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Yorkie Poo

Yorkie Poo Breed Guide
Yorkie Poo Information & History A cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a toy poodle, the Yorkie Poo breed, or Yorkie Poodle mix, is known for being a designer breed with all the best qualities. A designer dog breed can be characterized as any dog that is a hybrid between two or more popular breeds.…

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Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless)

Xoloitzcuintli Background Info & History The Xoloitzcuintli is a pure, natural breed that comes from an ancient past. Many historians believe the Xolo was brought over from Asia to the New World by early explorers. The word Xoloitzcuintli was given by the Aztecs, which means the god of the father. These dogs were hugely popular…

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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Background Info & History Unlike most breeds, the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a fairly young breed that was created in the 19th century. Many believe these dogs were crossed with Pointers, Spaniels, Setters, and Otterhounds to create the beloved Wirehaired Pointing Griffon that is known today. A man by the name of…

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Whippet

Whippet Information & History Commonly referred to as “the poor man’s greyhound”, the Whippet dog breed is an athletic breed known for their speed and agility. Although their history is uncertain, researchers have traced Whippets back to England for hundreds of years. Back in the day, this sighthound excelled at hunting rabbits and small game…

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West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier Information & History The West Highland Terrier–also known as a Westie–originated in Scotland as a hunting dog for smaller game. They come from a long line of Terriers bred to hunt foxes, badgers, and vermin (especially because of their size and agility). While there’s a lot of debate around the topic…

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Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier Background Information & History Although their complete history remains unclear, the Welsh Terrier originated from Wales and is one of the oldest Terrier breeds to date. This breed was once known as the Old English Terrier because they lived in many parts of England throughout the 19th century. Throughout this period, the Welsh…

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Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Springer Spaniel Background Info & History Loved as a hunter and a family companion, the Welsh Springer Spaniel is a diverse breed that is loved by all. Back in the 18th century, these dogs were a popular canine for both nobility and other people with elite status until the 1800’s when they were replaced…

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Weimaraner

Weimaraner Breed Info & Background The origin of the Weimaraner breed dates all the way to early 19th century Germany. The aristocrats in the Weimar Court—what it was once referred to—hunted for both luxury and sport. In aims to develop a noble dog that was courageous and competent, intelligent and beautiful, they crossed an array…

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