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3 Interesting Dogs You Should Meet

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3 Interesting Dogs You Should Meet

By David Aaron MooreNetworx

The world is full of interesting dogs. Television programs and movies boast a bevy of them that captured American hearts, from Lassie and Rin Tin Tin to Benji or Toto from The Wizard of Oz. But what is it that actually makes a dog interesting? To find an answer, I turned to an expert.

“Dogs can connect with people on an emotional level,” says David York, the Executive Director of the Fulton County Animal Shelter in Atlanta. “They can detect when a person feels sad and they can be so funny. They’re non-judgmental and they are a lot more like us than we realize. That, I think, is what makes a dog interesting.”

And York should know. In addition to his work with the shelter, he’s also the founder and CEO of Barking Hound Village (a dog boarding and daycare facility) and the owner of Sophie’s Uptown, a canine-themed Atlanta bakery and restaurant named after a much-loved mixed breed that York shared his life with for close to 20 years. There’s no doubt his compassion for pooches, and especially the underdogs (no pun intended there, really), runs deep.

“The pet overpopulation is out of hand,” he points out. “People are surrendering their pets at an amazing rate, simply because they can’t afford to take care of them. It’s heartbreaking.”

So if you’re looking for an interesting dog and have the room in your heart and under your roof, here’s a diverse pick of fun-loving fidos that are waiting for you to be their new bff:

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12:21PM PDT on Sep 11, 2012

May they all find forever homes

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

5:43AM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

thank you love dogs

5:43AM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

thank you love dogs

10:10PM PDT on Aug 29, 2012

Thank you I hope they all find furever homes.

9:30AM PDT on Aug 27, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:16PM PDT on Aug 25, 2012

They are wonderful canine ambassadors. I have two of my own...Bob Marley a rottweiler and Yoko Ono a white German Shepherd.

I cannot imagine my life without them. I cannot imagine my life without a dog. I've had some memorable ones. I encourage everyone to experience the joy of having total acceptance, total loyalty from a canine companion. These animals are life changing. You owe it to yourself and to them to make room in your life for a dog.

6:51AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Thanks

3:32PM PDT on Aug 17, 2012

thanks(: they all seem like great dogs.

1:19PM PDT on Aug 14, 2012

all of them are adorable, thanks for sharing.

11:21AM PDT on Aug 6, 2012

“People are surrendering their pets at an amazing rate, simply because they can’t afford to take care of them. It’s heartbreaking.”

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