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The last thing Detroit needed was the economic downturn. With the toll on businesses and families painfully clear, the forgotten victims have been the animals. That's where Detroit Dog Rescue comes in. Co-founded by Dan "Hush" Carlisle, Detroit Dog Rescue believes that every dog deserves a chance. Whether it's medical care, adoption services or community outreach, DDR does whatever it can to improve the lives of the city's stray dogs, that no dog is forgotten.
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Victoria Stilwell is widely known as a dog trainer, author, and television presenter. Stilwell served as a judge on the CBS show Greatest American Dog and is best known as the host of the Animal Planet dog training TV show It's Me or the Dog, where she counsels families with problem pets and solves their dogs' behavior problems. In 2010, she launched Positively, the world's first global network of hand-picked world-class dog trainers dedicated to providing the public a brand name they can trust in humane, force-free training.
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The Chow Chow has some Spitz characteristics. Because of this, it has been proposed that the chow chow either descends from Spitz forebears or is an ancestor of some of the Spitz breeds. Unfortunately, the origin of the breed has been lost in time, but it has been known in China for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The Chow Chow's original purpose may have been as a hunting dog, sniffing out and even pointing birds for the nobility. The breed declined in quality and numbers after the imperial hunts were ended, but a few pure descendants were kept in isolated monasteries and wealthy households. Other accounts contend that the breed was a source of fur pelts and food in Manchuria and Mongolia. One of the most distinctive features of the breed is the black tongue, which was also the basis for his more common names in China. Only when dogs were brought to England along with other Chinese importations in the late 1700s was the name Chow Chow adopted. The name is probably derived from a term simply meaning Oriental knickknack and assorted curios, and may have come to be applied to the dogs because they were lumped into a ship's log of cargo. These early imports were, in fact, looked upon as curios. Not until the late 1800s was the breed imported to England and then America in earnest. Queen Victoria's interest in these dogs helped draw attention to the breed. AKC recognized the chow chow in 1903. The breed's distinctive noble look has always attracted fanciers, but in the 1980s the breed soared in popularity among families, as well, ultimately peaking as the sixth-most popular breed in America.
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Victoria, a Lancaster American Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a American Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer for sale in Lancaster, or seeking a American Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer dog from a breeder in Lancaster.
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