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Dog Emotion

Dog EmotionIt’s no secret that dogs are emotional animals & truth be told they generally wear their heart on their sleeve. If you know what to look for you can tell the mood of any canine.

Here are some adorable examples of how dogs display their emotion, from loneliness to anger to sheer bliss.

It’s interesting to see how human like their emotions actually are – and just how adept they are at conveying how they feel.

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Dog Toys for Kids

Leapfrog My Pal VioletThose of you who are dog crazy (especially those who have kids) know that you can never get enough fun canine-related stuff.

Here is a list of some of the more interesting doggie toys we could find for everyone from baby to grade school age kids. For each product there is a brief description and a link to where it can be found on Amazon.

Because you can only house so many stuffed doggies (unless they are the innovative type, that is).

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Dogs in Art

The Watermelon

The Watermelon – Grace Hudson

It seems that artists have always had a soft spot for animals & often portraits included the subject’s favorite animal. There is an amazing amount of canidae art out there & we are determined to bring you a large chunk of it.

Here is a fun collection of dog art from artists all over the globe, each one putting their spin on our canine friends.
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Akita Inu – Ancient Dog Breeds

Akita Inu

Image from Craig_Pemberton

Native to the island of Honshu in the region of Akita, Japan this breed has remained unchanged for centuries. Meet another member of the ancient dog breeds of the world.

The History

This breed is considered the national dog of Japan and is one of the 7 ancient breeds that is also a National Monument. Considered a symbol of luck, the Akita is used for a variety of purposes in Japan.

There are two types of Akita animals, the original Japanese breed and the newer American Akita which is a US variation of the original.

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Dogs in Motion Pt 2

Dog in Motion

Image from TomRaven

There is just something about a great dog image, and catching them in motion is even better. Several weeks ago we posted about dogs in motion and we found even more active images to share.

Whether they are roughing each other up, chasing a wave or acting like a tough guy, dogs provide us with hours of entertainment.
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