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Meet The First Proven Set Of Identical Twin Puppies

When an Irish Wolfhound became distressed during labor, her owner took her to a veterinarian for a C-section. This is a fairly normal practice, but Dr. Kurt de Cramer was in for a surprise. For the first time ever in his practice, he found two of the five puppies attached by an umbilical cord to the same placenta. Normally, each puppy has its own placenta, so seeing these two share one was cause for excitement. To make sure what he thought … Read more

13 Dog Breeds Of China With Histories As Unique As Their Looks

Steeped in legacy and lore, China holds an ancient past and the native Chinese dog breeds originating there have long guarded the land and its people. The history of dogs in China reaches as far back as 15,000 years to a time when the first wild dog locked eyes with a human, beginning what became the beautiful friendship between dogs and dog lovers we know today! But, the origin of dogs in China isn’t quite one of love and snuggly … Read more