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2008-09-12 09:05:00

A fluffy little dog named Lexi is being called a hero for helping to rescue an 85-year-old neighbor who collapsed in his Brooklyn apartment. Linda Deutsch concedes that she thought Lexi -- a white bichon frise -- was being naughty when she refused to get into the elevator for their walk. Finally, though, Deutsch let Lexi lead her down the hall. That's when she heard a cry for help. The building superintendent was summoned, and they found Charles Postler, who had been lying helplessly on...


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2008-05-27 17:01:25

The Löwchen is a very rare breed, also called the Little Lion Dog. Little is known about the history of the breed. It can be seen in paintings as far back as the 1500s. The modern Löwchen was bred by enthusiasts in Belgium, France and Germany in the late 1800s. The breed may be somehow related to the Bichon Frise. The Löwchen is a small breed, sometimes considered a toy breed, and is generally a companion dog. It has a wide, short muzzle on a broad skull. Its eyes are round and...

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2008-05-26 12:54:24

The Havanese is a Bichon type dog developed in Cuba from an older breed, the Bichon Tenerife, which was introduced by Spanish sailors. It was briefly used as a circus dog, trick dog, and court companion in Europe during the 19th century. It is a very natural breed. The Havanese is a sturdy dog for its small size and should never look fragile. It stands from 8.5 to 11.5 inches tall. Its rump is slightly higher than its withers, giving it an agile appearance as it moves. Its face is...

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2008-05-21 11:48:54

The Coton de Tuléar is a small companion breed and the official dog of Madagascar. It is believed that the Coton was brought to the port of Tuléar by Spanish and Portuguese sailors in the 16th century. The breed was frequently used as a companion for sailors, merchants, pirates, and noblemen in travel. The breed may be linked to the Bichon family of dogs. The Coton is not widely recognized by the public, but is quickly increasing in popularity. The CKC, UKC, FCI and the Coton de...

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2008-05-18 18:05:32

The Bolognese is a companion dog and a descendent of the Bichon group. The Bolognese stands from 9 to 12 inches tall and generally weighs 8 to 11 pounds. It is a small, white dog with a curly, wooly coat. It has large, dark eyes and an extremely compact body. The Bolognese is friendly and playful. It is an intelligent dog, eager to please and easy to train. The breed has very acute hearing and will generally bark at strange noises, yet the Bolognese is usually reserved around strangers....

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2008-05-06 22:55:35

The Bichon Frisé is a small, white, lapdog; it is a very popular and intelligent pet. The Bichon Frisé descended from the Poodle, Water Spaniel, and a small white dog which existed in the Mediterranean as far back as 600 B.C. At one point in the breed's history it was a working Spanish boat dog. It was used to greet weary travelers on boats to make them feel more comfortable. The fur of the Bichon is white, sometimes with an accent of cream, apricot or buff shading. The outercoat is...

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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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