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Best Breeds For People With Dog Allergies

An adult and puppy Airedale Terrier sitting on rock ledge on the side of a mountain

One of life’s great injustices is that there are dog lovers cursed with dog allergies. For those unfortunate folks, however, not all hope is lost. While there is technically no such thing as a “hypoallergenic dog”, there are breeds that tend to do well with people with allergies due to their size, infrequent shedding, and/or…

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Breed Spotlight: Basenji

Basenji dog leaping through a field of tall grass.

History The Basenji is considered to be one of the oldest dog breeds, with evidence of these dogs dating back to the twelfth dynasty of Egypt (1991 BCE–1802 BCE). The breed’s predecessors can be found depicted in ancient Babylonian and Mesopotamian art and it is believed that they were gifted to the pharaohs of ancient Egypt by…

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