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May Newsletter

Welcome to another installment of “The Pooch Press!” This month has information on our special group training classes being offered this summer and as usual, you can learn more about our “Breed of the Month,” which happens to be the German Shepherd Dog. Our spotlighted two and four-legged friends include training superstar Charger the Boxer, our lead yard attendant Ed …

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April Newsletter

Introducing, “The Pooch Press,” the first of what will be a monthly newsletter that keeps you up-to-date with the latest changes, promotions or just some fun facts and tips! Our hope is to keep you informed as well as give you an opportunity to learn a little more about our Pooch family!

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Breed of the Month: Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever Appearance: Standing at approximately 21-24 inches at the shoulder and weighing in at 55-75lbs, the Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dogs in America.  Golden’s have a long, reaching gait and coat ranging from light cream to dark rust in color and typically falling in two layers: a dense undercoat and flowing weather proof outer coat. …

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Breed of the Month: Boxer

Boxer Appearance: The Boxer stands at 21-25 inches and weighs approximately 55-70lbs, with males being substantially larger than females. The Boxer is a square dog with a short back and a tight, dense coat. They require minimal grooming, though ears and wrinkles should be checked frequently. Like many bully breeds, the Boxer has a shortened muzzle and broad skull and …

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Breed of the Month: Pomeranian

Pomeranian Appearance: The Pomeranian is the smallest Finnish Spitz-type dog, standing at only 5-11 inches at the shoulder and weighing 3-7lbs.   This diminutive breed is most easily recognized by its profuse double coat which can come in any color or combination of colors.  This breed requires regular grooming and is often described as being fox-like in appearance. Temperament: An extremely …

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Breed of the Week: Samoyed

Samoyed Appearance: The Samoyed is a powerful working dog that stands 19-23 inches and weighs approximately 40-65lbs with females being smaller than males.  They are a spitz-type breed and meant to work in cold weather so they have a dense double layer white coat that can range from pure white to biscuit and requires lots of regular grooming and maintenance, …

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Breed of the Week: Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky Appearance: The Siberian Husky stands at 20-23 inches and weighs approximately 40-60lbs, with females being noticeably smaller than males.   A medium-sized working dog, the Husky has erect, alert ears and a profuse coat that requires moderate to excessive care.  The Husky can have any coat color and often has striking facial markings and light eyes. Temperament: Huskies are …

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Breed of the Week: English Springer Spaniel

English Springer Spaniel Appearance: The English Springer Spaniel stands at approximately 19-20 inches in height and weigh approximately 40-50lbs, with males being slightly larger and heavier.  The Springer has a smooth, double coat with feathering on all extremities and a short docked tail.  They can be any combination of white, black, liver or tricolor with roan markings. Temperament: The Springer …

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Breed of the Week: Flat Coated Retriever

Flat Coated Retriever Appearance: The Flat Coated Retriever stands at 22-24 inches and weighs approximately 55-70lbs.  Unlike other more common retrievers, this breed has a characteristically smooth skull with little to no stop or check definition giving them a more regal appearance.  Flat Coated Retrievers have a have a solid black or liver coat that lies smoothly against the body …

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Breed of the Week: Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier Appearance: The Airedale Terrier stands at approximately 23 inches and weighs between 45 and 70lbs with females being slightly smaller than males.  Airedales have a tight, wiry coat that can have a slight wave and sheds very little.  Many enthusiasts choose to have the coat hand stripped as traditional clipper grooming can alter the feel and water resistance …

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