YOUR DOG NATIONALITY REVEALED
21 Aug 2016 | by | Posted in:
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Ever been curious about the roots of your furry friend? Yes, your dog has a nationality too! Let’s find out the place of origin of some popular dog breeds.
Your darling dachshund originates from the German hinterland. Given their excellent sense of smell, they were used to flush out animals that hid in burrows.
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This gentle and loving breed hails from Newfoundland in Canada. They were used by fishermen to ‘retrieve’ fish that fell off the fishing hooks, hence the name retriever.
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The Pomeranian is another popular breed that hails from Germany. Classified as a toy dog, it has had many a royal owners.
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Given their chic looks it isn’t difficult to guess that Poodles come from the fashion forward France. A highly skilled dog, poodles participate in many dog sports and shows.
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This tiny dog breed calls Mexico its home. Chihuahuas are the smallest recognised breed and come in a variety of colours, coat lengths and sizes.
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These gentle giants have two homes; Italy as well as Switzerland. They served as rescue animals in the Alpine region.
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Which of these breeds is your pooch? Do post their photos in the comments section.