Choosing the Perfect Dog




1.  You will be given a Breed Information Form to record your findings.  Fill in the
     spaces with the basic information asked for about each breed.  You may want to
     take your own notes as well to include information that you find interesting but 
     doesn’t fit on the form.  A two column note form is available for taking your own  

2.  You will be given a Website Informaton Form to write down information about
     each of the websites that you use that are not on this list.

3.  Begin by looking at these Kennel Club Internet sites where you will
     find information about most breeds:
                                          http://ukcdogs.com/                                               http://www.ckc.ca/en/ 

4.  Next find the organizations that represent each breed.  The three kennel 
     clubs listed above have links to the breed clubs.  The breed clubs will provide 
     more information about each breed and its characteristics.  You will choose one
     dog that weighs up to 20 pounds or is less than 15 inches tall at the shoulder, one
     that weighs between 25 and 50 pounds or is from 15 to 22 inches tall at the
     shoulder, and one that weighs more than 60 pounds or is over 25 inches tall at the

    The following websites may be used to learn about different things that dogs do to  
    help people.

 http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0301/articles/mainarticle.html   http://animals.howstuffworks.com/pets/dog.htm

5. Before you begin your PowerPoint you will need to have your Breed 
    Information form checked.

6. Finally, you will create a PowerPoint Presentation that will include:
    a.  at least one picture of each of your chosen breeds.
    b.  a description of the breed that:
            i.  includes all of the characteristics  from the Breed Information Form.       
            ii. includes at least three traits that weren’t on the Breed Information Form.
     c.  a description of three qualities that you liked most about the breeds you chose.
     d.  three or more facts that you learned about dogs that you hadn't known
          before you.
     e.  a comparison of at least five characteristics of each breed. 

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