The PWD nearly became extinct when they were rendered obsolete by advances in technology used on the fishing boats they once worked. Today, the breed thrives in the US, thanks in part to the Obamas’ dog, Bo.
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Collies have long been considered superhero dogs. They’re revered, but is it only because we’ve bred them to have intelligence that so closely matches our own?
Despite widespread availability of inoculations, the fear of rabies — both the disease and the vaccine — has been more harmful to dogs than rabid dogs have been to humans.
Warring against the notion of the Boston terrier as an aristocrat and legitimate American-created breed was the accusation that it really remained a mutt.
Some 70-years ex post facto, it has come out that Nazis questioned a Finnish pharmaceuticals businessman about whether or not he’d trained his dog to lift his paw in salute when his wife said “Hitler.”