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    Default Dog breeds (per the data)

    Dog breeds (per ownership data numbers): http://www.informationisbeautiful.ne...-top-data-dog/

    See the data (dogs, cats, fish, etc...) here (INSIDE the spreadsheet, click on tabs, at BOTTOM): http://bit.ly/KIB_BestDogs

    Some data tidbits:

    Avg. purchase: $423
    Lifetime cost: $20,232 (ie, cheaper than most)
    Of which food cost is: $4123/lifetime, or $324/year (ie, cheaper than most)
    Lifespan: 12.63 years (ie, 85th percentile)
    Repetitions to understand new commands: 25-40
    Obey 1st command: > 50% of the time
    Intelligence/Trainability rank: 49th (ie, about average)
    Popularity: 9th (out of 170 dog breeds)
    Ultimate ranking: 14th (without kids) or 54th (with kids)
    Last edited by Ivan; 11-18-2014 at 11:28 AM.

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    That's cool. Seems about right
    Kim & the Girls

    With me always, Cassie & Angel

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