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Welcome back to the second part of our blog about the friendliest dog breeds. Last week we looked at the friendliest small and medium breeds of dog, this week we’re looking at larger dog breeds. In last week’s post we mentioned how, since the advent of social media, some small breeds are becoming popular because of the way they look, even if they don’t always make suitable pets. This is also true of larger dog breeds too. Some people are also influenced by pups they’ve seen on film and TV too. For example, the popular television series Game of Thrones...

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Since the advent of social media, we’ve seen a rise in people choosing dogs merely for their cuteness-factor or good looks – but not every pretty pup is as pleasant off camera. Chihuahuas are bold, brave little dogs and Dachshunds may look very cute but they are actually bred for killing badgers. So, this week we’re taking a look at some of the friendliest dog breeds as we believe if you’re choosing a family pet as a companion, you really need to get along!  Of course, most dogs are friendly creatures, but there are certain breeds that really are man’s...

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Continuing our look at dog breeds, this week we’re looking at the best breeds to get if you like long walks. Over the last year, more people have been buying dogs and they have also been appreciating the great outdoors a lot more – there has been a surge in people relocating to the country or searching for property close to parks and open spaces or with larger gardens and some people have been combining the two by getting a dog and getting outdoors more! But not all breeds are up to the challenge. So this week we’re going to...

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As we’ve talked about a few times over the last year, there has been a huge increase in people getting dogs in the UK during the pandemic, but despite this some breeds have become very rare. Recent research from Millets has revealed that some types of pup are in danger of disappearing all together. The findings are based on figures from the Kennel Club who only register pedigree dogs, so it does not include any of the popular mixed breeds such as cockapoos or labradoodles, or well-bred pups that are not registered - but it does give a good idea as to...

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Research from dog care website, rover.com has revealed some of the nation’s favourite breeds of dog and identified which are becoming more popular. At the top of the list were mixed breeds, closely followed by Labrador Retrievers – which are still the country’s favourite pedigree dog breed. Jack Russell terriers and Cocker Spaniels are also becoming more popular. For the latter, this may be due to the popularity of crossbreeds bred from two pedigree dogs. One of which also made the list – the Cockapoo, which is a cross between a Cocker Spaniel and a Miniature Poodle. Talking about the...

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