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March Newsletter

Beware the Ides of Mutt! It’s just your luck, the March edition of “The Pooch Press!” is finally here! Irish Setters are as good as a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow as they win the luck of the draw, i.e., “Breed of the Month” honors. Like senate knives through Caesar, our employee spotlight is piercing our yard staff/general repair …

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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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Breed of the Week: Bergamasco

Bergamasco Appearance: This large, heavy-boned breed stands at 22-23 inches in height and weighs anywhere from 60-85lbs with males being substantially heavier.  The defining feature of this breed is the unique tri-layer coat that forms flocks, looking much like dread locks to provide weather and environmental protection.  The unusual coat can range from light gray to a matte black but …

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Breed of the Week: Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Appearance: The Chesapeake Bay Retriever, or Chessie, was designed to be an all-purpose retriever with proficiency on land and in water. This means they are a medium sized dog standing at 21-26 inches and weighing 55-75lbs with males being substantially larger than females.  This breed has a characteristic curl to their coat which aide in water repellence ad …

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Breed of the Week: Papillon

Papillon Appearance: The Papillon is a small, fine-boned breed that stands 8-11 inches in height with a long single coat of silky hair.  The most unique feature of this breed are the large rounded ears which give the dog the look of a butterfly or moth.  This breed requires minimal grooming and must have a white coat with colored markings. …

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Breed of the Week: Cane Corso

Cane Corso Appearance: A large breed, the Cane Corso stands at 23-27 inches and ideally weighs 88-99lbs. The Corso often has cropped ears and tail giving them an imposing appearance.  With a tight short coat of almost any color, the Cane Corso requires minimal grooming. Temperament: Initially bred for protection, the Cane Corso bonds closely with family members but can …

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