Boston Terrier Complete Profile

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Size: Small - medium Height: 37- 42cm (15 - 17inches) Weight: Wide variation. But usually 8 kg (18 lb). Life Span: 15 years Grooming: Simple Exercise: Undemanding Feeding: Undemanding Temperament: Determined & even-tempered Country of Origin: England/United States AKC Group: Non-Sporting Other Names: Boston Bull

Temperament: The Boston Terrier is even-tempered, intelligent, gentle and lively. Boston Terriers are playful and affectionate with their owners. They are good with children who can appreciate their clown-like antics. Boston Terriers are intelligent and quick to learn, making obedience training easy and straighforward. The Boston Terrier is strong-willed and boisterous, but they make a thoroughly good-natured family dog.

Grooming: Grooming is minimal withrepparttar Boston Terrier. Occasionally run a brush or smooth glove overrepparttar 147976 coat and keeprepparttar 147977 ears clean and claws trimmed. The facial creases may need some attention from time to time with a special lotion for this area.

Exercise: Exercise for Boston Terriers is undemanding. They have no desire for long walks, but do like to go with their owner/family everywhere. They enjoy playing.

History: Boston Terriers evolved from cross-breeding in America between Bulldogs and Bull Terriers. They were once known asrepparttar 147978 American Bull Terrier. Their name was changed to Boston Terrier in order to seperate them fromrepparttar 147979 already established Bull Terrier. The name 'Boston Terrier' was in honour ofrepparttar 147980 city where their breed type was first developed. The progenitors of this breed weighed as much as 27kg (60lb), while today one seesrepparttar 147981 Boston Terrier around 6.8kg with a limit of up to 11.4kg.

Alaskan Malamute Complete Profile

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Size: Giant Height: 58 71 cm (23 28 inches) Weight: 38 56 kg (85 125 lb) Life Span: 13 years Grooming: Medium Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Demanding Temperament: Sociable & loyal Country of Origin: North America (Alaska) AKC Group: Working

Temperament: The Alaskan Malamute is dignified, friendly and affectionate. Alaskan Malamutes are not one-man dogs and are friendly to all. They are intelligent and able to be trained for a variety of jobs, such as guide dogs. Alaskan Malamute's make very loyal and devoted companions, but can be aggressive towards other dogs. Alaskan Malamutes have tremendous strength and stamina and therefore require an owner with experience and strength to applyrepparttar brakes.

Grooming: The coat ofrepparttar 147975 Alaskan Malamute does not require much inrepparttar 147976 way of grooming. During moulting it is best to use a coarse comb with a double row of teeth to remove dead hairs.

Exercise: They require a great deal of exercise on a daily basis. Alaskan Malamute's need to stay on a lead unless they are firmly under control as they're liable to run off.

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