This month AKC judge and rare-breeds authority Alice Bixler explains the history behind each of these 15 unique breeds, their origins, and interesting facts. Did you know the Sloughi is genetically unrelated to the Saluki? Were you aware that the Argentine Dogo was first conceptualized by two Argentinean brothers looking to create the ultimate hunting dog? How about that the original sire of the Chinook breed disappeared during an Antarctic expedition? Find more interesting tidbits in our February issue. Here’s a slide show we’ve put together of the breeds you can expect to see.
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