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There Is No Substitute for Good Breeding

AKC Gazette breed column, Chihuahuas—Don’t be in a hurry for that great one. It is far better for a breeder to move slowly toward an eventual goal by tackling one problem at a time, collecting virtues into the genotype and

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In Defense of Well-bred Dogs

AKC Gazette breed column, Basset Hounds—Dedicated breeders work to produce healthy, well-adjusted, quality puppies because these puppies become the foundation for our next generation and for the breed’s future. Recently a father and his children saw me walking a Basset

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The Purpose of Canine Events

AKC Gazette breed column, Whippets—For serious, dedicated, and ethical dog breeders, exhibition in numerous competitions devoted to purebred dogs is not a whim but a proving ground. Historians like to claim that the manipulation and selective breeding of purebred dogs

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Breed Spotlight: A Devoted Clown, the Toy Fox Terrier

AKC Gazette breed column, Toy Fox Terriers—This talented little dog is a smart, adaptable companion. The Toy Fox Terrier, or TFT, is a truly American breed of dog. We have heard so many stories from people of all ages who

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Getting a New Puppy? First, You Wait!

AKC Gazette breed column, Miniature Pinschers—It can take a little bit of patience before you can bring home that much-anticipated new puppy—but if you’ve chosen a good breeder, it’s worth the wait. Well, it’s done. You did the research by

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Watch These Playful Norfolk Terrier Pups

Meet dog breeder Barbara Miller and her Norfolk Terrier puppies. Learn what goes into being a good breeder and find out if the Norfolk Terrier is a breed that’s right for you. Learn more about the Norfolk Terrier and visit the

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The Doberman Breeder—An Endangered Species?

AKC Gazette breed column—Anti-breeding ways of thinking distract people from remembering that it’s through the breeding of good dogs that the breed exists and continues. In the 1970s the Doberman Pinscher was among the top five breeds in popularity. At

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