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Xoloitzcuintli

The Xoloitzcuintli

Category: Breeds
With his striking appearance and generally-hairless body, the Xoloitzcuintli is certainly one of the most unique dogs you’ll ever see. As it turns out, the breed’s fascinating history is just as unique.  How do you pronouce pronounced Xoloitzcuintli? Simply--show-low-eats-queent-lee—is derived from the Nahuatl language. Xolotl is the Aztec god of life and death, and itzcuintli translates as dog. Bit of a mouthful, isn’t it? That’s why, most often, he’s referred to by his shortened name: the Xolo.  more
Nail Trim

Tips and Tools for an At-Home Pawdicure

Category: Dog Life
While nail trimming can be a daunting task, healthy nails is a vital part to maintaining your favourite furry friends’ health. The key to having a positive nail trimming experience for both you and your pet is by making sure you have the best tool for the job. CONAIRPRO dog & cat walks you through the tips and tools for keeping your pet’s nails trimmed, polished and healthy.  more
Could the Pug or the Papillon be the Breed for You?

Could the Pug or the Papillon be the Breed for You?

Category: Dog Life
The Papillon Social Butterfly The elegant and extroverted Papillon could not have a more fitting name. The name “Papillon,” French for butterfly, is actually a reference to the breed’s distinctive widespread, wing-like ears, but it could equally well refer to the breed’s gregarious personality. more
Freedom Ride

Freedom Ride: Team Plover Transports Shelter Dogs To Awaiting Homes

Category: Inspire
In 2018 Christian Marcello graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto, only to realize he had “zero passion” for Chemical Engineering. “It was as exciting as it sounds,” he says.  Instead of jumping straight into a career in his field, he decided he’d take a bit of time, follow his heart, and try different things—things he was actually interested in. more
Dog found in tornado rubble

Man Finds His Dog in Rubble of Illinois Tornado

Category: NewsBite
If you're having one of those days in which you need your faith in humanity restored, check out these photos of a man who, digging through the remains of his house after a tornado hit, uncovers his dog (http://imgur.com/a/6QONw). more

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