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Chinese Crested – Charming and Affectionate

Published on January 23, 2012 by in BARF

The Chinese Crested dog comes in two varieties: Hairless and Powderpuff. Powderpuffs have a long, soft coat that changes in appearance depending on how they are groomed. Then there is the hairless variety – in fact, there are actually two varieties of hairless crested: true hairless and hairy hairless. True hairless dogs have very little

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Pugs – A Symbol of Chinese Mythology

Published on January 23, 2012 by in BARF

The pug resembles the ancient Chinese mythical creature, the Fu Dog. Fu dogs were thought of as imperial guardians and according to folklore were said to be able to transform into dragons. It is actually very common to see statues of these animals placed at the doorways of Chinese businesses and in the home to

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Shih Tzu – The Little Lion Dog

Published on January 23, 2012 by in BARF

Did you know that the average Shih Tzu is less than 12 inches tall and range from 8 to 16 lbs.? Don’t let their small stature fool you though. The Shih Tzu (which means “Lion Dog”) is thought to be a descendant of the wolf – specifically, an ancient Chinese wolf known as the Senji,

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Canine Obesity is on the Rise

Published on January 13, 2012 by in Health

Veterinarian Dr. Denise Elliott DVM, PhD of Banfield Pet Hospital in Portland, Oregon recently published a report noting that diabetes is on the rise in our pets. This disease can include symptoms of excessive urination, increased thirst, lethargy and sudden blindness. Surgery and anesthesia are even more hazardous for your pet if they must have

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