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Though not all canines want to cuddle with cats, some breeds seem more likely to find a friend in felines than others. And when it happens, it’s a pretty special thing to watch — there’s nothing like seeing your cat give your dog a bath or watching your pup snuggle up with his favorite kitty.

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Here's a definitive ranking of the world's dog breeds

It’s good news if you’re the owner of a Border Collie, a Border Terrier, a Labrador or a Poodle.

And it might be slightly disheartening if you’re the owner of a Bulldog, a Bloodhound, or a German Shepherd.

At least it is according to a new chart by data journalist David McCandless, which ranks 87 breeds of dog and compares them to the actual popularity of breeds in America.

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Ken Hedler 9:45 p.m. MST January 9, 2015

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Pitbulls at the St. George Animal Shelter await adoption as the breed popularity declines. Jan. 9, 2015.(Photo: Chris Caldwell / The Spectrum & Daily News)

ST. GEORGE – A new state law that bars municipalities from banning specific dog breeds, such as pit bulls, enjoys the support of animal control officials from three area jurisdictions.

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Susan Wyatt, The Pet Dish 6:59 p.m. PDT August 25, 2014

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Small dog(Photo: Trupanion)

While small dogs typically have long life spans, they also are prone to a number of unique health problems.

The folks at Trupanion, a medical insurance provider for cats and dogs, looked into its database to find the top five health conditions that affect small dogs more frequently than large dog breeds.

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