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    Australian Shepherd Breed Spotlight

    Contrary to what the name implies, the only thing Australian about the Australian shepherd, or Aussie, is the name. in fact, the Aussie is as American as apple. Click here to learn more about the Australian Shepherd!

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    Breed Spotlight: the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

    Within the latter half of the nineteenth century, toy spaniels were crossed with Japanese chins, which resulted in the creation of flat faced, dome skulled dogs called King Charles spaniels. In 1926, a man by the name of Roswell Eldridge offered a cash reward for anyone who could produce old-type spaniels without the dome skull. The idea caught on, and in 1928 the first Cavalier club was formed, and the standard was set.

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    Breed Spotlight: the Bichon Frise

    The bichon frise is an ancient breed of the "bichon" family, with bichon being the Middle French word meaning "curl-haired lapdog." The exact origin of this merry breed remains a mystery.

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    Breed Spotlight: the Old English Sheepdog

    The ancestors of the Old English sheepdog remain a mystery. The dogs have been used in England for centuries, yet no documented accounts of the breed exist prior to 1771. Learn more about these beautiful dogs.

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    Breed Spotlight: the Siberian Husky

    The Siberian Husky breed comes from a longstanding tradition of working dogs. The ancestors of the Siberian Husky are believed to have been developed by the nomadic Northeast Asian (Siberian) Chukchi tribes.

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