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    Did you know the Bullmastiff originated around 1860 in England, where it was developed to keep large estates free of poachers? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Puggle is a new breed of dog, originating in the 1980s in Wisconsin? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know that its short silver coat gives the Weimaraner its nickname, “The Grey Ghost?” Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know that Pugs originated in China around 400 B.C. as pets of Buddhist monasteries in Tibet? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Australian Shepherd was probably developed in the Pyrenees Mountains between Spain and France? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Boston Terrier was developed in the stables of Boston as a fighting dog around the year 1870? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Coton de Tulear was developed on the island of Madagascar and is still the national dog there? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Bernese Mountain Dog originated in Switzerland, and was named for the Canton of Bern? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the compact and muscular Vizsla originated in Hungary, where they were used as hunting dogs for rabbits and waterfowl? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Golden Retriever originated in the Scottish Highlands in the 1800s and was originally bred for hunting? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    If you guessed the Schnoodle is the result of the crossing of a Schnauzer with a Poodle, you're right! Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know that the Airedale Terrier is the largest in the Terrier group? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker.

    Did you know that, despite the Japanese Chin's name, China, not Japan, should be given the credit for this unique breed? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know that the Bengal's exotic look comes from a cross between a domestic cat and the African Leopard Cat? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Rat Terrier population plummeted with the availability of rodenticides, but its numbers rose again in the 1970s? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Boerboel hails from South Africa, and its name translates to “farm dog?” Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know that when the Romans invaded Europe, the ancestors of the Rottweiler were the herding dogs they brought with them? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the American Staffordshire Terrier was originally called the Staffordshire Bull? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Shetland Sheepdog traces its roots back to the Border Collie of Scotland? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Maltese was first recognized in Malta and have been owned by royalty all over the globe for 28 centuries? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

    Did you know the Irish Setter was developed from a mix of several dogs, resulting in one that was meant to “set” the game while hunters readied themselves to throw a net over the target game? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!