Choosing Your Pup

Top 10 Lap Dog Breeds

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Looking for a dog that loves to curl up with you on the couch? You’ve come to the right place! Lancaster Puppies has put together a list of some ideal companions who love to lounge on your lap. Keep reading to learn more about some of the top lap dog breeds.

Best Dog Breeds for First-Time Owners

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Getting a dog for the first time is exciting, to say the least. While it’s normal to be eager to bring your new dog home, it’s important to take the time to educate yourself on different breeds and not rush into buying a dog. There are some breeds that are better for first-time dog owners than others. Read on for some helpful first-time dog owner tips and an overview of the top dog breeds for beginner owners.

A Guide to Non-Shedding Dogs

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If you dream of falling in love with your own companion dog but worry about allergens and picking dog hair off your clothes, you’ve come to the right place. When selecting the right dog for your lifestyle, there’s a bit more to investigate than a list of breeds that don’t shed. Here are some key things to keep in mind during your search for the right breed for you.

Choosing a Dog for Your Apartment

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There are several factors to consider when looking for a dog for your apartment. Not all dogs are cut out for apartment life, and it’s crucial that you don’t end up choosing a dog that isn’t well-adapted to live in a smaller apartment - especially when they need lots of room to run around, or don’t always like sharing smaller spaces with other dogs or people.

5 Best Farm Dogs

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Farmers and ranchers use Australian Shepherds, Bernese Mountain Dogs, Blue Heelers, Border Collies and Dachshunds. Discover the value these dogs add to your farmstead.

Top 8 Best Dogs for Apartments

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Explore the eight best dogs for apartment complexes. Learn about the Bichon Frise, Boston Terrier, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and five other breeds that do well in small spaces.

Top 11 Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds

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From Beagles to Shih Tzus, these sturdy family dogs do well in homes with youngsters. Lancaster Puppies rounds up the top 11 child-friendly dog breeds.

Is a Labrador Retriever Right for You?

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Will a Labrador Retriever be right for you? Lancaster Puppies says these dogs work well in different lifestyles but these dogs might not be a good fit for everyone.

Standard Poodles - A Breed to Consider (If You are Smart Enough)

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Standard Poodles are a non-shedding, large sized dog with above average intelligence. Since most people don't enjoy having pets that are smarter than they are, the Poodle breed usually enjoys smart owners. Indeed, Poodle owners think they are smarter than everyone else, sometimes only because they own a Poodle. If you hang around a Standard Poodle long enough, you will get the impression that it's holding you to a high standard and is disappointed if you don't meet those standards.

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