What Does Your Dog Breed Say About You?

From a Chihuahua to a Great Dane, dogs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and display an array of temperaments. Studies suggest that the type of dog breed that you choose can tell a lot about your personality. The following are a few generalizations about what owning a certain breed says about your personality. How similar to your dog breed do you think you are?

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Barking Dogs: Noise or Communication?

With over 52 million pet dogs in the U.S. alone and a multi-billion dollar pet food and supply industry, it’s clear dogs are part of family life in America. To those who actually own and live near dogs, another fact is also clear - some dogs just talk too much.

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Proof That Dogs Really DO Know What You're Thinking

...and they can understand as much as toddlers!

Dog lovers like to think it is their masterful voices that make their pets so keen to please. In fact, it is more complex than that – with eye contact playing an important role alongside spoken commands.

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Tire Out Before Your Walk

Many people use walks to provide their dogs exercise and to promote calm, well-mannered behaviour.  But, with high-energy dogs that have poor leash-walking skills, this strategy can create a "Push me—Pull you" effect.

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New Year’s Resolution - To Become More Like My Dogs

I really don’t like New Year’s Resolutions because, I think, once we make them we don’t usually adhere to them.  A poll taken in 2007 showed that 78% of those who set New Year’s Resolutions fail.

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