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Meet the Breeds
Want to learn more about this month's featured breeds?
The versatile Doberman Pinscher excels as a worker, discerning gaurdian, and family companion. For over a century, Doberman Pinschers have protected and connected with their owners. Dobermans may be strong, but they're often soft about their loved ones-- children and animals included... More>>
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Ernie Slone has been immersed in the world of dogs – as an owner, dog-show exhibitor, dog-club officer and active dog rescuer – for more than a decade. He is Editor of DOG FANCY and DogChannel.com, and Group Editor of Dog World, Dogs USA, Puppies USA and Natural Dog. Ernie and his wife, Vicki, volunteer at a rescue shelter every week and along with their certified Therapy Dog, Gordon, visit local hospitals each week.
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