Worlds Rarest and Oldest Dog discovered

According to DNA analysis the New Guinea highland wild dog are the most ancient and primitive canids in existence. Recently thought to be extinct researchers have confirmed the existence of a healthy and viable population hidden in one on the most remote regions on Earth.

Researchers were able to capture 100s of photographs of at least 15 males, females and pups surviving far from human contact.

“This was a huge discovery and an incredible opportunity for science” stated the group from New Guinea Highland Wild Dog Foundation (NGHWDF)

The 2016 Expedition was able to gather information, samples and observe these creatures and learn how they thrive in the wild.

According to NGHWDF there are roughly 300 New Guinea singing dogs remaining in the world. Living in Zoos, private facilities and private homes.

Commonly known for their high-pitched howls. which if in a group perform in a chorus sometimes for several minutes.

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New Breeds allowed to Compete in Westminster Dog Show 2017: Week 3

American Hairless Terrier

Energetic, Alert and Curious

The American Hairless Terrier has been recorded in the foundation stock service since October 2011.

Officially recognized by the AKC in 2016.

19 Colors and 7 Markings

Known for their Medium energy and Small size.

Ranks 106th AKC Dog Ranking (Most Popular Dog Breed)

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New Breeds Allowed to Compete at the Westminster Dog Show in 2017

In recent years new breeds have been able to enter to compete in Westminster Dog show.  This year is no different as 3 new breeds have been added to the list. In the next three weeks I will be focusing on the new breeds.

**These are in no specific order**

Pumi 

Energetic, Lively and Ready to Work 

The first Pumis were imported to Finland in 1972. Sadly, they were not officially recognized by the AKC. The breed is known for its high energy in a small body. Not much else is known about this breed as it was just recognized by the AKC.

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Week Thirteen: Old Dogs are the Best Dogs and The Genius of Dogs

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This book contains 60 black and white photographs of older canines, this book demonstrates the exact reason why a dog is a mans best friend. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner photographer Michael S Williamson will tell you a story through his work. It will be accompanied by just as breathtaking write ups from author Gene Weingarten. For the true dog lovers only this is a must have.

The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs are Smarter than you Think  

This book is short and simple of what is within its pages. Information ongenuis of dogs.jpg how dogs think, feel and act. Not the most scientific based book but a good read none the less. Pick it up and see what you dog thinks of you.

 

 

 

 

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Week Twelve: The Divinity of Dogs and Dr. Pitcarins Complete Guide

51ocuajb9hlThe Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man’s Best Friend 

One of the best books for the sentimental pet owner like myself. Jennifer Skiff tells us stories from her own experience, of those she knows and about things we learn along the way from our dogs. All stories are 100% true  and some may even inspire you, some will make you dislike people and others will just make you cry. The book demonstrates in writing and photographs exactly why canines are a mans best friend.

 

Dr. Pitcairns’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Cats and Dogs 

51f9hdelckl-_sx258_bo1204203200_Although not solely focused on Dogs this book is relevant for any pet owner who cares about the health of their animals. This is one of Amazons best selling books and rightfully so. It has everything dog and cat related from front to back cover. Including pet food, appropriate behavior, conditions to be living in, diseases and so much more.

 

 

 

 

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“The one absolute unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog” – George Graham

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Week Eleven: I’m a Good Dog and Feed your Best Friend Better

im a good dog pitbulls.jpgI’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, Americas Most Beautiful ( and Misunderstood) Pet 

This book will help those anti-pit bull people to turn a new leaf by better understanding the breed you are able to see how lovable they actually are. The reason behind the hatred and why some people see them the way they do for decades is all in here as well. The stereotypes are broken down and explained well alongside amazing photographs of Americas most beautiful, famous and misunderstood breed.

Feed your Best Friend Better: Easy, Nutritious Meals and Treats for Dogs feed your best friend better.jpg

Take advice from author Rick Wood-ford on how every dog owner should be feeding their pets. In 2016 we are trying to be healthier and focus on being the best versions of ourselves, so why shouldn’t that also include our furry best friends. The book explains the pros and cons of certain foods and feeding patterns, what foods are good and bad for dogs and the effects they have on them. Its not a recipe book but a good one to have handy.

 

 

 

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“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. It is the principal difference between a dog and a man” – Mark Twain 

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