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Breed Spotlight: Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog standing in a grassy field with a half shaved cut.

History The Portuguese Water Dog originated in the Algarve region of Portugal where it was bred to assist at shipyards. These dogs were tasked with guarding ships, herding fish into fishermen’s nets, retrieving lost tackle or broken nets, and acting as couriers from ship to ship, or ship to shore. They would sometimes travel with fishing…

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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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