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2011-02-19 00:00:39

With Hickory winning 2011 Best in Show, Embrace, a leading pet insurance company helps you find a Scottish Deerhound breeder, understand their health issues, and determine if the 2nd tallest of all dog breeds is right for you. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Leading pet insurance company, Embrace, offers tips on purchasing a Scottish Deerhound, after Hickory became the first Scottish Deerhound to win Best in Show since the Westminster Kennel Club began awarding the prize in 1907.


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2008-06-30 23:09:01

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a South African hound also known as the Van Rooyen's Lion Dog, the African Lion Hound, or the African Lion Dog. The breed has been known to hunt anything from upland birds to larger, more dangerous game such as boar, deer, stag, moose, and lions. It is named from its ability to keep a lion at bay while waiting for its master to make the kill. There is question regarding its status as a scenthound or sighthound; the breed does not fit easily into either category, and...

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2008-05-27 15:35:11

The Irish Wolfhound is a sight hound and one of the tallest breeds of dog. The breed was bred around 1st century BC, as a war dog by the ancient Celts. The Irish used them continually as a guard dog. The breed was also once used for coursing, but it may have been a poor coursing breed. The breed was also known to have the ability to kill both men and lions. Due to a ban during the 19th century, the breed nearly vanished, but the breed was saved by Captain Graham. Historically, the breed was a...

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2008-05-22 12:24:48

The Scottish Deerhound is a large sight hound developed to hunt red deer by deer stalking and coursing in the highland moor. The breed is closely related to the Irish Wolfhound. The appearance of the Scottish Deerhound is similar to that of the Greyhound. It is a large breed, standing 28 to 32 inches high and weighing between 75 and 110 pounds. Its rough, wiry coat is typically blue-gray, but the color can range from various shades of gray to brindle, yellow, or even red fawn. related to...

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