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St Bernards in Search and Rescue

July 14th, 2009 · No Comments

St Bernards in Search and Rescue By John P Jackson In the past, the ancestors of the St. Bernard breed were used as working dogs. This means they were used as herders, hunters and watchdogs on farms, the dog we know today however, was bred for rescue purposes. In fact, the existence of a St. […]

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Dogs For Therapy

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

We all know that dogs and other pets can be very useful to humans that are ill. Nina writes an example of how dogs helped her husband out with his MS condition. Pets As Therapy When my husband was diagnosed with MS some 13 years ago, it was a shock, from which in some ways, […]

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Guard Dog Vs Protection Dog

April 17th, 2009 · No Comments

In today’s world, people feel a need for security, for themselves and their families. Some people want to keep their property or business secure from intruders. Although alarm systems can do the job, many people choose to get a dog instead. In certain breeds, this guarding and protecting is a natural instinct and dogs have […]

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Hunting Dogs

August 25th, 2007 · No Comments

By Marcus Peterson¬† Hunting is an exciting sport for many people. The hunted animals are called game animals. Hunting dogs are used to assist human beings in hunting. Dogs are trained rather easily, and this trait makes them good companions for a hunter. Some breeds are specially developed and trained for the purpose of hunting. […]

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