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One of my favorite group of dogs are Hounds. I…

One of my favorite group of dogs are Hounds. I’m feeling like writing up on a few that I’d like to personally own in the future, so I’ll be sporadically writing about them in the coming post.
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Can anyone name this breed?
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#hounddog #houndsofinstagram #hounds #pets #dog #dogs #pup #dogsofinstagram #facts #history #puppies #bloodhound #greyhound #bassetthound #majestictreehound #hunting #instadog #instadaily #l4l
#f4f #farmhousestyle #workingdog #bulldog #pitbull #life #family (at The Fox and Hounds)

Dogs about that devotion, Vanderhall about th…

Dogs about that devotion,
Vanderhall about that 3 wheel motion
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#vanderhall #motorsport #dog #dogs #canecorso #puppy #pup #mastiff #dogsofinstagram #instagood #instadaily #pets #dogtraining #pitbull #bulldog #motorcycle #presacanario #dogoargentino #boerboel #rottweiler #renterrier (at Thousand Oaks, California)

If the Borzoi was human, doesn’t it remind any…

If the Borzoi was human, doesn’t it remind anyone of a Supermodel? Tall, slender with an Aristocratic background.
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The Borzoi was once known as the Russian Wolfhound for its hunting ability of wolves and small prey. In 1936 the name was changed to the Borzoi (translates to “fast” in Russian)The Borzoi originated in Russia as a prized hunting dog, bred by aristocrats as a coursing sighthound. It is believed that its predecessors were ancient sighthound breeds dating back to Egyptian times crossing with now extinct native dogs of Russia.
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According to the American Kennel Club, “from the time of Ivan the Terrible in the mid-1500s to the abolition of serfdom in 1861, hunting with Borzoi was the national sport of the aristocracy.” It was during these times that hare coursing became popular as well as the pursuit of wolves where the hunts were
extravagant affairs involving elaborate attire, feasting and festivity. The breed was pampered and promoted by Russian royalty on a grand scale unparalleled in the development of any other breed.
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In 1842 Princess Alexandra of Britain were sent several Borzoi as gifts. Many of the offspring were exhibited at the first Crufts World Dog Show in 1891. In 1863, the Imperial Association was formed to protect and promote the old-style Borzoi. Many present day bloodlines can trace back to dogs and breeders who were members of this club.
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The first Borzoi in America was brought from England in 1889 by a fancier of the breed living in Pennsylvania. The Borzoi Club of America was formed in November of 1903, with the breed still called the “Russian Wolfhound” The official breed standard was formally adopted in 1905 and is essentially remains the same today, with minor revisions. The breed’s name was changed from Russian Wolfhound to Borzoi in 1936, and the parent club’s name changed to the Borzoi Club of America that same year. The breed today is largely unchanged from its Russian ancestors in both appearance and ability.
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#borzoi #russia #huntingdog #russianwolfhound #dog #dogs #sighthound #pets #royalty #wolves #puppy #pups #instadaily #history #greyhound #model #akc #igdaily #likeforlike #f4f (at Angel Stadium of Anaheim)

When you think of the word HOUND, a dog with l…

When you think of the word HOUND, a dog with long ears and a strong nose usually comes to mind. So when one sees an OTTERHOUND the breed with a rough, double coat and webbed feet, that visual doesn’t materialize. The OTTERHOUND is a unique HOUND dog in that it’s a combo scent and water dog, not very common in the HOUND group.
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Here’s a few facts about OTTERHOUND:
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OTTERHOUND’s are one of the most endangered purebred dog breeds in the world with less than 400 registered in the United States.
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The breed gained its name recognition as far back as the 1100’s when it was known as “otter dogges” and were was once a pack hunter and eventually a sport dog to hunt Otter’s that were killing off the fish populations in Lakes and Rivers.
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The OTTERHOUND of today has didn’t quite look like the dog until several rough-coated French hound breeds were added and BLOODHOUND to increase its scent abilities. The breed are known to be upwards to 150lbs, possibly due to the blood hound blood.
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Known for their coats, what’s different of this breed is any color or combination of colors is acceptable in the OTTERHOUND coat, although some variation of black and tan with grizzle markings is most common. Very few purebreds have loosely based color standards.
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It’s not uncommon for an OTTERHOUND to submerge their entire head when taking a drink, rather than lapping from the surface like any other dog breeds, wetting their entire face in the process.
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#otter #otterhound #bloodhound #hound #swimmer #pets #rarebreed #endangeredspecies #dog #dogs #facts #history #england #mastiff #instadog #instadaily #l4l #f4f #hunter #hunting #huntingdog (at Chino Hills Community Park)

Pet ownership is a serious commitment that sho…

Pet ownership is a serious commitment that should never be entered on a whim. Just because you may want a pet or a child is begging for a dog or any pet for that matter should you bring home one unless you’re 💯 percent ready to take on that responsibility.
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The time to think about those responsibilities of what dog ownership is, is not after you’ve brought home the puppy, but before. They’re other challenges of just raising to do.
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Ownership of a dog requires care, feeding, shelter, financial, physical, emotional, vet care, training and love. Before bringing home the puppy you must consider what it will take to keep this puppy safe, happy and healthy. You should ask yourself “will this puppy adapt with my everyday life, is this the right puppy/breed for me?”
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Training is a huge financial responsibility that is often overlooked since many new dog owners remember how it was to own a dog when they were a child. What you have to remember is that it wasn’t YOUR responsibility but your parents and as parents we make things look easy and what you didn’t do they took care of.
Truly think about the decision before jumping into what can truly become an issue, often then not DOGS end up in animal shelters or worse, living in a home where they are neglected or unwanted.
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#dog #dogsofig #life #time #people #pets #family #puppies #pup #goldenretriever #labs #rottweiler #pitbull #bulldog #frenchbulldog #instapet #instadaily #likeforfollowers #followtrain #dogtraining #money #💯 #home #kids
(at Santa Anita Park)

Happy Valentine’s Day 😘 . . 61 percent…

Happy Valentine’s Day 😘
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61 percent of pet parents would end a relationship with their mate for their pet .
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Over ¼ of pet parents have brought their pet on a date.
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If they were browsing a dating site, 85 percent of pet parents would be more likely to “swipe right” on a photo that included a dog.
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59 percent of pet parents say they’d whip up a special meal for their dog to enjoy on Valentine’s Day.
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32 percent of pet parents consider their pet their Valentine.
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#valentinesday #vday #love #happiness #relationshipgoals #dog #dogs #puppies #facts #people #family #gf #bf #homies #lovers #justanotherday #yorkie #maltese #poms #poodles #shihtzu #shibainu #lhasaapso #bulldog #frenchie #instalove #instadaily (at Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ)

When you look at the picture, what do you see?…

When you look at the picture, what do you see? A man that’s in shape, fit, muscular, skinny/thin/lithe as opposed to not FAT and athletic.
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This is the idea of what a man that’s in shape would look like. SWIPE TO THE LEFT and we’re back at the picture that brought this post on. I’ve noticed comments on how the dog is too SKINNY but in reality that’s what a dog that is in it’s optimal workout shape should look like. An athlete.
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Again, I’d like for those viewing this post to swipe left again and see what a dog that is too SKINNY looks like and know the difference. Emaciated and peak conditioning are two distinctly different physical forms.
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In the end it comes to perception, you might perceive that the dog in the second picture is too skinny but the reality that’s what’s called “conditioned weight” so if you think it’s skinny, heck yeah he’s skinny but it’s a dog low on body fat and high in muscularity.
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Share your thoughts as always
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#pictureperfect #trainhard #workout #dog #pitbull #bulldog #skinny #fat #exercise #me #pictureoftheday #instaworkout #instadaily #likeforlike #followtrain #bullterrier #bullylove #dogs #doglover #puppies #workingdog #menswear #truth #keepingitreal (at Runyon Canyon – Los Angeles / Hollywood)

It’s one of the best feelings when you k…

It’s one of the best feelings when you know you’re appreciated. I’m lucky to have great clients that believe in me and trust my expertise when it comes to their dogs. Thank you @groomingtailsspa for the shout out.
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If you’re in the valley area and need a quality, on time, mobile groomer contact @groomingtailsspa and she’s FINE too 👀
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To all my past, present and future clients know that I’ll always do my best to accommodate you and train your dog to do more than you’d expect.
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And to all my haters, thank you as well. Those cheap shots you took at me never even grazed me.There will come a time when you think everything is finished, just know that will only be the beginning. ✌🏼
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#dog #haters #puppies #puppy #dogsofinstagram #pitbull #groomer #instadaily #instadogs #like4like #followforfollow #blackandgold #blackbusiness #blackwomen #bulldog #frenchbulldog #maltese #businessowner #businesswoman #businessman #life #today (at Puente Hills Hyundai)

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION is a 20th-century princi…

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION is a 20th-century principle which says that an object should primarily relate to its intended function or purpose.
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This is important to note as many breeds today don’t follow this principle. In fact breeders are breeding for extremism more so than functionality and without function then form will not follow.
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In my opinion, this is what an ENGLISH MASTIFF should look like. The perfect balance of front to back to height, even weight distribution throughout its frame and the overall structure is impeccable on this dog. It should be noted that he’s not as wrinkled, sloppy or overly massive, as today’s dogs. Take note how alert he appears and gives the appearance of a dog with endless amounts of energy.
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This picture was likely taken sometime in the early 1900’s and if you know what today’s MASTIFF looks like, it’s a different breed we are comparing. Over a short amount of time a more extreme version has been promoted versus the dog pictured.
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So why don’t dogs follow the same pattern as before? The reason is the purpose of many breeds isn’t coveted as it once was and breeders breed for the show ring to compete in conformation rather than any workability and functionality. Add to the fact that breed clubs and parent registry AKC, the American Kennel Club pushes for dogs to look or exceed conformation standards that promote extremisms.
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In your own opinion did modern breeding practices improve today’s dogs or make them impractical physically?
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#mastiff #englishmastiff #history #dog #dogs #puppy #puppiesofig #instadog #instadaily #modern #l4l
#f4f #blackandwhitephoto #picoftheday #past #bulldog #pitbull #bullmastiff #greatdane #dogo #england #europe #canecorso #presacanario #americanbulldog #show #breedsofpurpose (at Mulberry Street Pizzeria)

Let’s face it, we can all be inconsisten…

Let’s face it, we can all be inconsistent in areas of our lives. So when it comes to training your dog I can see how one can be lazy. You hired a dog trainer to TRAIN your dog but you must understand that in order to get your dog to work for you, you must also put in work and be CONSISTENT with how you handle your dog.
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There is one thing if the person doesn’t earn the respect of his dog and expects the dog to do what he’s been taught, it’s another when they know how to handle their dogs but are too inconsistent with caring about their dogs behavior in one situation and not in another.
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Inconsistency in dog training can lead to future behavior problems when there is none. Dogs basically understand RIGHT or WRONG, the BLACK and WHITE of things.
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Look at it this way, if 9 out of 10 times you keep your dog from jumping on you, but on that 10th time you relent, it is that moment that your dog feels like he won and succeeded. That my friends is what keeps DOGS CONSISTENTLY trying. The point is you’re the superior animal here, don’t allow the dog to get his way. Try to be more consistent in what you trained for, what you want and what you expect. Your dog will thank you for it in the end.
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#dog #dogs #puppy #puppylove #instagood #instadaily #instadog #like4like #follow4follow #trainhard #quotes #life #pitbull #bulldog #canecorso #presacanario #maltese #black #white #dogtrainer #dogtraining #pets #people #family (at Off The Hook Fish Grill)