Dog Names and Breeds

General Information about Dogs

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Breeds are usually categorized by the functional type from which the breed was developed. Eye color is usually brown, but heterochromia also occurs, although considered a cosmetic fault. For hairless to coated matings, there will be an average one to one ratio between coated and hairless offspring. The American Staffordshire Terrier also known as Amstaff is a medium-sized, short-coated American dog breed. The word cocker is commonly held to stem from their use to hunt woodcock in England, while spaniel is thought to be derived from the type's origins in Spain. Today, there are many different strains of American Foxhound, including Walker, Calhoun, Goodman, Trigg, July and Penn-Marydel. It is a happy breed with average working intelligence, although by being bred to a show standard it is no longer an ideal working dog.

Interesting facts about Dogs

There does not seem to be any gender preference among dogs as pets, as the statistical data reveal an equal number of female and male dog pets. Truman. This breed is not generally a breed that carries genetic disorders. Some writers contend it was the White English Terrier, Fox Terrier, or the Black and Tan Terrier that was crossed with the Bulldog to develop the Staffordshire Terrier; all three breeds shared many traits, the greatest differences being in color, and spirit. The breed's lifespan is generally 10–12 years. Early training and socialization both in the home and outside of the home is essential for this breed. From the 1980s, there have been changes in the role of the pet dog, such as the increased role of dogs in the emotional support of their human guardians.[112] People and dogs have become increasingly integrated and implicated in each other's lives,[113] to the point where pet dogs actively shape the way a family and home are experienced.[114] There have been two major trends in the changing status of pet dogs.

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