Labrador retrievers are still tugging hardest on U.S. dog lovers’ heartstrings, but poodles just strutted back into the American Kennel Club’s top five most popular dog breeds for the first time in nearly a quarter-century.
A dog groomer has given her poodle a very festive makeover, in the form of a dye job that looks like Buddy the Elf. Nicole Beckman, 28, used non-toxic dyes to decorate 10-year-old poodle, Ira, in honour of Christmas.
English cocker spaniels and American cocker spaniels also made small contributions in some dogs.“The thing that we didn’t expect to such a degree was that the Australian labradoodle retains a huge amount of poodle genome and doesn’t retain a lot of the Labrador retriever genome,” she said.
It’s all about those very good boys and girls in other words – but on the lighter side, just how well do you know your dog breeds – and can you identify them from the above compilation of doggy photos?
The dogs posed in budget-friendly outfits in Lois’ living room, which the pair transformed into a stable with a borrowed bale of straw (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lois and Claire think the photo will remind people of ‘the real essence of Christmas’ – Jesus’s birth.
Conron decided to breed a poodle and a labrador following a request from a blind woman in Hawaii, who needed a guide dog that wouldn’t inflame her husband’s allergies.
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The animal is still being looked after by Mrs Murray’s Cat and Dog Home (Picture: SWNS)‘He was then taken to a vet where his entire coat had to be shaved and he received extensive dental treatment.
Gerrad Gethings says: “Certain breeds would be essential because of their unique characteristics: Afghan hounds, poodles, pugs, bulldogs etc. Many of the subjects I stopped in the park or on the bus, and had to find a tactful way of saying you look exactly like a poodle, can I take your photograph?