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2010-11-10 09:57:00

Dogs from 49 States and More Than 40 Countries Compete for Over $225,000 in Prize Money and Prestigious Wins Event Broadcast on ABC Network Television on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011 NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 2,500 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Tenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship (AENC) on Dec. 4 and 5, 2010 in Long Beach, Calif. The two-day event is held in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC...


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Toy Fox Terrier
2013-09-23 10:48:47

The toy fox terrier, also known as the American toy terrier, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United States. This breed was developed from a smooth fox terrier called the “foiler,” which was Britain’s first registered fox terrier. It is thought that this breed was crossed with other smooth fox terriers to create the modern breed. It is recognized by major organizations including terrier is recognized by the UKC and the AKC. The toy fox terrier reaches an average...

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2008-05-27 23:24:41

The Parson Russell Terrier is a breed which descended from fox-working terriers used for hunting. It was recognized by the UK Kennel Club in 1990. It has a larger chest and longer head than the Jack Russell Terrier, its close relative. They are rarely found working in fields today, but are rather kept as companion pets. The Parson Russell Terrier is a compact breed, standing 12 to 14 inches high. It has a harsh, close coat which can be rough or smooth. The coat is generally white or white...

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2008-05-27 23:11:20

The Old English Terrier, or the black terrier was developed as a working and sporting breed in England. It was established during the 17th and 18th centuries. The breed can have one of two types of coat: smooth or rough. The breed was developed based on the type of work it was needed for, leading to such variations. The breed had spread throughout the world by the earlier part of the 19th century. The term "Old English Terrier" has been applied to several other breeds, but there is only one...

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2008-05-27 13:08:45

The Jack Russell Terrier is a working breed with origins in fox hunting. It was bred in the late 1700s specifically to chase, but not kill, fox. Its small size is important to its purpose. The Jack Russell Terrier generally weighs 14 pounds and has an average chest size of 12 to 14 inches. Its small size is useful in pursuing fox in small, underground dens. The breed can have one of three coat types: smooth, broken, and rough. The coat is always dense and soft and is predominantly white...

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2008-05-21 10:44:43

The Chilean Fox Terrier also called the Chilean Rat Terrier or Ratonero is a mix between the 19th century Fox Terrier and Native American dogs. It is the original breed from Chile which originated in the late 1800s and was standardized over 100 years later, in the late 1990s. The breed has a predominantly white, short coat with black and tan spots. It has high-set ears and a scissor bite. The breed is easily trained, active, and generally healthy.

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