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yorkshire terrier dog

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire terrier originated in Yorkshire which is a place in northern England. In mid 19th century workers from Scotland came to Yorkshire in sea..

Toy dogToy dogUnited Kingdom
chow chow dog

Chow Chow

Northern China is the original home of the Chow Chow. In that region of China, the breed was known as the Songshi Quan – “the puffy-lion” dog. They ha..

Non sporting dogMedium dogChina
poodle dog

Poodle

Poodles are said to be older breed which is developed to hunt waterfowl. They have their origin in Germany and developed as a breed in France. Many di..

Non sporting dogMedium dogGermany
west highland white terrier dog

West Highland White Terrier

The West highland white terrier originated from Poltalloch in Scotland. So they were initially called as Poltalloch terrier and after that they were c..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
alaskan malamute dog

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute is one of the oldest breeds. Thousands of years ago, native people in the land between Alaska and Siberia. From the beginning, this b..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
havanese dog

Havanese

The only breed of dog that is native to Cuba is the Havanese. These little dogs are great companion animals. Sociable and happy, they are very popular..

Toy dogToy dogCuba
american eskimo dog dog

American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo is derived from the Nordic Spitz breed and most closely related to the German Spitz in particular. There were many German Spitzes ..

Herding dogsSmall dogUnited States
airedale terrier dog

Airedale Terrier

Airedale terrier got its name from a small river Aire in Leeds area in Great Britain. First information about Airedale terrier originates back in 1850..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
bearded collie dog

Bearded Collie

This long-haired herding breed was bred by mixing the two sheepdog breeds: the Scottish dogs and the Polish sheepdogs. The Bearded Collie gained the p..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited Kingdom
biewer dog

Biewer

The Biewer is, or was, a piebald Yorkie caused by a recessive gene in a breeding of two Yorkshire Terriers. On Jan 20, 1984 a piebald Yorkshire puppy ..

Terrier dogToy dogGermany
chiweenie dog

Chiweenie

The Chiweenie is a small dog developed in the 1960’s as a hybrid/cross between the Dachshund and the Chihuahua. Due to their small size and big person..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
bichonpoo dog

Bichonpoo

This popular little dog was developed by crossing the Poodle with the Bichon Frise to create the Bichonpoo. They are also called the Poochon and somet..

Companion dogToy dogAustralia
affenpinscher dog

Affenpinscher

This breed originated from Germany. The latest information on this breed is from the 17th century. Actually, Affenpinscher got its name from Affe, whi..

Toy dogToy dogGermany
afghan hound dog

Afghan Hound

The first known information about Afghan Hound was in the 19th century. That dog looked like a Saluki. The breed that we know today is a mix of an Afg..

Hound dogMedium dogAfghanistan
austrailian blue heeler dog

Austrailian Blue Heeler

In 1840, George Elliott made a match with Australian Dingo and Collie and got a clever and very active dog breed – Australian Blue Heeler. Soon, he sh..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
belgian shepherd dog groenendael dog

Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael)

Looking much like a pitch black German Shepherd dog, the Belgian Shepherd is a beautiful looking dog. Their roots go back to the 1800s to Groenendael,..

Working dogLarge dogBelgium
briard dog

Briard

Through myth and legend, the Briard is thought to be a very ancient dog. A French herding breed, a Briard type of dog appears in writings as early as ..

Herding dogsLarge dogFrance
east german shepherd dog

East German Shepherd

The East German Shepherd is a line of the German Shepherd Dog breed. The German Shepherd Dog came about when the three types of “continental shepherd ..

Herding dogsLarge dogGermany
puli dog

Puli

The Puli’s history is ancient, going back about 2,000 years. It is believed that Sumerians used Puli-type dogs to herd sheep thousands of years ago. ..

Working dogMedium dogHungary
austrian pinscher dog

Austrian Pinscher

The Australian pinscher exists from the early nineteenth century in Australia. They were originally breed and raised to be great family pet and the gu..

Terrier dogMedium dogAustria
black russian terrier dog

Black Russian Terrier

During the cold war, the Soviet Union developed the Black Russian Terrier as a working military dog. During the early 1950’s, the Red Star Kennel deve..

Working dogLarge dogRussia
beaglier dog

Beaglier

The Beaglier beginnings are set in Australia. Before around 30 years, breeders cross-breed the Beagle and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The resul..

Hound dogSmall dogAustralia
gaddi kutta dog

Gaddi Kutta

The Gaddi Kutta is mountain dog of the mastiff line from northern India. They are mostly found in the western Himalayas and Himachal Pradesh. It is al..

Molosser dogsGiant dogIndia
brug dog

Brug

The Brug or Griffon Pug is not a purebred dog at this point in time. It is a cross between a Pug and a Brussels Griffon, currently known as a “designe..

Miscellaneous dogsSmall dogUnited States
native american indian dog dog

Native American Indian Dog

The Native American Indian Dog is an ancient breed, that some consider to be feral. It is a landrace breed that developed with the indigenous peoples ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
komondor dog

Komondor

Looking like a giant mop, and sometimes being referred to as 'mop dogs' the Komondor, known also as the Hungarian sheepdog, hails from Hungary. The..

Working dogLarge dogHungary
austrian black and tan hound dog

Austrian Black and Tan Hound

When Celts began settling in Western Europe, they brought their dogs along. The Celtic Hounds had a duty to hunt, guard and fight in battles. They we..

Hound dogLarge dogAustria
himalayan sheepdog dog

Himalayan Sheepdog

The Himalayan Sheepdog comes from Nepal originally and was bred as a guardian for livestock. The exact location where the breed comes from is not docu..

Working dogLarge dogIndia
chinook dog

Chinook

In the early 20th century, in the small town of Wonalancet, New Hampshire a new breed of dog called the Chinook was born. Developed by Arthur Treadwel..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
clumber spaniel dog

Clumber Spaniel

Ever since winning in Confirmation at Westminster Kennel Club’s annual show, the popularity of the Clumber Spaniel has increased markedly. The breed o..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
nenets herding laika dog

Nenets Herding Laika

There is a large variety of Laika dogs as the word is almost a generic term for a type of Russian hunting dog. They are found in Northern Russia and S..

Herding dogsMedium dogRussia
scoland terrier dog

Scoland Terrier

Not much is known about the Scoland Terrier. It is not a purebred but rather a crossbreed developed by crossing the Scottish Terrier with the Westland..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
shih tzu dog

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is an Imperial Chinese breed developed by palace breeders hundreds of years ago with breed stock from the Tibetan lines. It is quite prob..

Toy dogToy dogChina
shiloh shepherd dog

Shiloh Shepherd

The Shiloh Shepherd is currently a hybrid that breeders are attempting to develop into a new breed. New York breeder, Tina Barber, out of Shiloh Sheph..

Companion dogGiant dogUnited States
st bernard dog

St. Bernard

The St Bernard breed was once called the Alpine Cattle Dogs or the Alpine Mountain Dogs. They have always been farm dogs and mountain dogs in the Fren..

Working dogGiant dogSwitzerland
styrian coarse haired hound dog

Styrian Coarse Haired Hound

The Styrian Coarse Haired Hound is a German hound, a medium sized breed that was found to originate in Styria in Austria. It was bred to be a boar hun..

Gun dogMedium dogAustria
standard schnauzer dog

Standard Schnauzer

Coming out of Germany in the 14th and 15th century is the Standard Schnauzer or Mittelschnauzer. Both the Giant Schnauzer and Miniature Schnauzer are ..

Working dogMedium dogGermany
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Vikhan Sheepdog

The Vikhan Dog is a rare breed that very little is known about. It is not sanctioned by any breed club or kennel club. The breed originally came from ..

Gun dogLarge dogPakistan
volpino italiano dog

Volpino Italiano

This Italian bred dog is Spitz-type and very ancient. The Spitz breeds have been around since at least 4000BC. Archeologists have found remains that m..

Toy dogToy dogItaly
welsh corgi dog

Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi were once considered to be two types of the same breed. Today they are recognized as very differ..

Herding dogsSmall dogUnited Kingdom
briquet griffon vendeen dog

Briquet Griffon Vendeen

The Briquet Griffon Vendeen, a product of France is a hunting down bred down from the Grand Griffon Vendeen. The two dogs are descendants of the Gaul’..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
ciobanesc de bucovina dog

Ciobanesc de Bucovina

The Ciobanesc de Bucovina is a breed that developed naturally in the Carpathian Mountains (Romania and Serbia) and some regions of Bulgaria. The breed..

Working dogGiant dogRomania
muggin dog

Muggin

The Muggin is not a purebred dog but rather a cross breed. The hybrid dog population has exploding in the United States in the past ten to fifteen yea..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States

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