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Man's Best Friend: Great Danes and Poodles

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Man's Best Friend: Great Danes and Poodles

Our weekly breed spotlight on a type of dog that we love- Holiday Edition being dogs that would be great for adoption for families and children, especially this time of year! Great Dane   Great Danes are one of the tallest dogs They are crossbreeds of English Mastiff and Irish Wolfhounds Great Danes were called German Mastiffs until the 19th century Great Danes are gentle when given training, especially early on in their life Scooby Doo was based off of a Great Dane Poodle There are three sizes of Poodles: Standard, Miniature and Toy Poodles have one layer of fur,...

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Should You Get Your Kids that Dog?

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Should You Get Your Kids that Dog?

It's that time of year again- the kids' wish lists are being written and some of them might include a puppy or perhaps even a kitten (we love cats too at Barley Bones!). There's been some scientific research this year on what children having pets does for them- especially for those who need emotional support and also helped with confidence levels in the children.  Apartment Therapy has a great article with links to the study from Tufts University and other articles. Does this study convince you one way or the other?

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