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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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“Like A Fox,” published in Dog Fancy, January 1992

Suomenpystykorva. No, it’s not a type of Russian pastry. It’s the native name for Finland’s barking bird dog, known in English-speaking countries as the Finnish Spitz.  It belongs to the spitz family of dogs which includes, among other breeds, the Siberian Husky, the Keeshond, Pomeranian and Samoyed.  Latest of the northern breeds to be admitted to the American Kennel Club …

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