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What Is a Shelter Dog?

imagesShelter dogs are often portrayed on social media and in TV ads as sweet, vulnerable, scared and loveable . . . traits guaranteed to draw you in and make you inclined to adopt one. But they don’t give you the other side of the story. Here’s what else you need to know.

Recently I visited a website that listed every …

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The New Mixed-Breed Dogs

I thought I’d heard it all. First we had the little-dog mixes: Cockapoos, Pekeapoos and the like. Then the so-called designer breeds–Labrador Retriever/Poodle and Golden Retriever/Poodle–came along. One of the latest breeds to be tapped for this craze is my beloved Siberian—which I had for over forty years. The Siberian Husky is being crossed with other breeds such as the …

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