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Dog Breeds Essay Examples

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Summary on Pit Bulls
A international current event that concerns me is the myths about Pit
Bulls. Pit Bulls, a term often used to group different breeds (i.e.
American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), American Staffordshire Terrier, and
Staffordshire Bull Terrier), is a breed that was rated as a number one
family dog in the beginning of the 20th centu...
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Characteristics of the American Pit Bull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier may well be a vanishing breed. Today, this loyal, courageous breed is facing a hostile media, an unforgiving court system, and potentially, its own death (Palika 4). Liz Palika also states that fighting traits have made the breed a favorite among people who enco...
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A Discussion of the Different Categories of Dogs
We humans classify everything that we have come to know in this world, from elements to all God s creatures. Man likes to know he has control and the classification and selective processes man takes are all for control. Even mans best friend has been narrowed down into Groups which man created. In each group are dogs that h...
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How to bathe your dog, what you should be carfeul about
Today my mom and I bathed our new dog. We had a hard time trying to get him to stay still but we did. So let me tell you how we accomplished this task. To get started on washing our dog. We need to get these items: dog tick/flea soap (available at the local store), a rag, a pale, some gloves, and a common garden hose. T...
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An Analysis of the Great Swiss Mountain Dog Species
Great Swiss Mountain Dog
Dogs
I. The Great Swiss Mountain Dog A breed descended from the great Molloser that accompanied Hannibal across the Alps when he invaded Rome.
Swissys were used by Swiss farmers to haul carts to market and as drivers to drive their cattle. Many Swissys still retain these working abilities today. Th...
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The Origin and History of the Hot Dog
History of the Hot Dog Sausage is one of the oldest forms of processed food, having been mentioned in Homer's Odyssey as far back as the 9th Century B.C. Fraunken-au-main, Germany, is traditionally credited with orginating the frankfurter. However, this claim is disputed by those who believe that the popular sausage-known...
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An Analysis of the Reasons and Responsibilities of Getting a Dog
The decision to get a dog is not something to be taken lightly. An adorable puppy can tug at our heartstrings but, in the end, will require a significant investment of your time and money for a significant number of years. Socializing and training a new puppy is time consuming and, occasionally, frustrating. It can increase...
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How to Prevent Incidents of Dog Bite at Home and in Community
Dogs chomp on more than four million people a year. Don¡¦t be one of them. Dog bites on the rise Megan Boger of La Belle, Pa., returned from shopping with her mother and ran into the yard to greet the family pet, a part-cocker mutt named Blaze. Seconds later, her mom, Elena Boger, heard a snap and then shrieks from thre...
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Bringing Literal Sight to the Blind through Guide Dogs
Being unable to see is a challenging experience. Without knowing where a person is going, it can bring great frustration and aggravation. Often blind people desire to be independent, but have no capabilities to live and travel on their own. There is a solution to this dilemma, without the help of another person. A specia...
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Groups of Dog Breed Recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC)
All dogs, impure as well as pure-bred, and several wild cousins such as wolves and foxes, are one family. Each breed was created by human beings, using selective breeding to get desired qualities. The result is an almost unbelievable diversity of purebred dogs that will, when bred to others of their breed, produce their own...
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A Look at the Dog Breed, Labradors
Labradors are a breed of sporting dog, trained to fetch and retrieve game. They are registered as number one on the American Kennel Clubs list of top ten breeds, with 172,841 Labs registered this year (factmonster.com, 2001). Their most notable characteristics are their coat, tail and temperament. They have a double coat; a...
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A Study of the Domestic Dog, a Subspecies of the Gray Wolf
The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)[2][3] is a subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus), a member of the Canidae family of the mammalian order Carnivora. The term "domestic dog" is generally used for both domesticated and feral varieties. The dog has been the first animal to be domesticated[4] and has been...
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A Discussion on Banning Certain Dog Breeds in London
Should certain dog breeds be banned from the city? In London there is controversy over whether a bylaw should be passed banning certain dog breeds. Many people support this view, yet many people oppose it. A solution must be formed to prevent young children from being mauled by vicious dogs. Many people agree that pit b...
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An Examination of Dog Breeds
All dogs, impure as well as pure-bred, and several wild cousins such as wolves and foxes, are one family. Each breed was created by human beings, using selective breeding to get desired qualities. The result is an almost unbelievable diversity of purebred dogs that will, when bred to others of their breed, produce their own...
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A Discussion of the Distinguishment of Dog Breeds
All dogs, impure as well as pure-bred, and several wild cousins such as wolves and foxes, are one family. Each breed was created by human beings, using selective breeding to get desired qualities. The result is an almost unbelievable diversity of purebred dogs that will, when bred to others of their breed, produce their own...
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The Different Dog Breeds in the Working Groups
We humans classify everything that we have come to know in this world, from elements to all God’s creatures. Man likes to know he has control and the classification and selective processes man takes are all for control. Even mans’ best friend has been narrowed down into Groups which man created. In each group are dogs that...
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A Comparison in Owning a Fish and a Dog
I had a goldfish for a year. It died. My dad flushed it down the toilet. I had a dog for two days. It whined. My mom gave it away. My mourning periods for both (death of fish, loss of dog) were of considerable length. Yet, if I have the chance, I still want a fish. Or if not, a dog. Fish are small and easy to care for. Dog...
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A Personal Experience of Getting a Dog
On Wednesday, June 18, 2003, I had finalized the decision to put my incapacitated dog to rest. It became a reality. I clearly remember the warm, breezy day that occurred two weeks ago. As I sat in the freshly cutgrass of my front yard, I paid no attention to the sounds of the birds that were singing or the leaves that were...
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Dogs Are Still Man's Best Friend
People across the world keep dogs as pets. These dogs are usually a big part of their owners lives and often grow up to truly be, "man's best friend,". What, then, can be done for a dog with behavior problems? Through recent research it has been establis hed that dogs, like many humans, do suffer from mental disor...
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A Creative Short Story of a Boy Searching for His Dog
This is a short story that I wrote in year 4 about a boy and how his dog ran away, and how he went seraching for him only to find that the dog was pursuing another female dog. Max's Runaway Once upon a time, there lived a 12-year-old boy called Mathew. He lived with his parents and his dog, Max, in New York. One day,...
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Choosing a Pet - Cat vs. Dog - Pros and Cons of Each Choice
The Cat Versus The Dog There comes a time in most everyones life when he or she decides to buy a pet. Some people go for the unusual and choose a bird, snake, or rodent. Most people, however, decide on the more common four-legged creatures like a dog or cat. Dogs and cats are very different animals and they have differen...
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An Introduction to the Creative Essay on the Topic of Toby
There have been several people with prominent impacts on my life, but why focus only on the people who have influenced me? Let us broaden the scope to include all worldly matter. Then I make no hesitation in stating that my canine companion, Toby, has been my greatest influence. Toby, a vivacious miniature schnauzer, is a...
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The Domestication of the Dog and Its Purpose
Domestication Of The Dog
Today's dogs serve as a number of different tools. We train dogs to see for the blind, we train them to sniff for drugs, we train them to save people's lives, and we train them to be our faithful companions. There is no doubt that the dog has a wide variety of skills and jobs. We selectively breed t...
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A Description of the Selling of All Those Dogs'Licensees Being Great
I think the selling of all those dogs' licensees is great it's a great sign of people who have decided to take on a new member to their family. I think all the licenses sold will increase I just hope all the people that are getting dogs are doing for Love and not fighting. The license program also paid for a one time deal w...
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A Report on the Different Types of Dog Aggressin
People across the world keep dogs as pets. These dogs are usually a big part of their owners lives and often grow up to truly be, "man's best friend,". What, then, can be done for a dog with behavior problems? Through recent research it has been established that dogs, like many humans, do suffer from mental disord...
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