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german shepherd puppies

German Shepherd

​​In 1882 german shepherd was introduced in a show at Hanover. They were created by the cross breeding of the rural sheep dogs by a man named Max. I..

Herding dogsLarge dogGermany
doberman pinscher dog

Doberman Pinscher

The origin of Doberman is Apolda, in Germany in 1890. It was officially recognized as a breed in 1900. The name originally called as Thuringer pinsche..

Working dogLarge dogGermany
dachshund dog

Dachshund

The Dachshund originated in Germany. He was used as a hunting dog with his origins starting way back in the 15th century already. The small dog was de..

Hound dogSmall dogGermany
jack russell terrier dog

Jack Russell Terrier

The popular Jack Russell Terrier was developed in Devonshire in the south of England in the late 1800's so as to hunt foxes. Often believed to be t..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
bull terrier dog

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier belongs to the Terrier group of dogs and this already tell you that he is highly energetic and that he is essentially intolerant of ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
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Mixed

Many people are inclined to think that mixed breed or cross-breed dogs, also known as mutts or mongrels or designer dogs are just pavement specials. ..

Companion dogLarge dogUnited States
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Other

Dog lovers are thrilled because there is such diversity to choose from when looking for a pet. There are so many other dogs that don’t have any par..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
dogue de bordeaux dog

Dogue De Bordeaux

The Dogue de Bordeaux is an ancient French dog breed and his history goes so far back that it is difficult to have accurate records of his origin. ..

Molosser dogsLarge dogFrance
german shorthaired pointer dog

German Shorthaired Pointer

Being a member of the Sporting Group, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a dog which was developed in the 19th century in Germany, and specifically for..

Gun dogLarge dogGermany
old english bulldog dog

Old English Bulldog

This is an extinct dog breed. It is believed that the dog came from ancient dogs such as the old Mastiff. The Old English Bulldog was the original Eng..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
boerboel dog

Boerboel

The name ‘Boerboel’ is derived from an Afrikaans/Dutch word, and the large Boerboel dog from South Africa has been specifically bred to be a farmer’s ..

Working dogLarge dogSouth Africa
presa canario dog

Presa Canario

Known also as the Canary Mastiff, the Presa Canario hails from the Canary Islands. He was originally bred for guarding livestock. This isn’t a new ..

Working dogLarge dogSpain
perro de presa canario dog

Perro de Presa Canario

This large dog, also known as the Canary Mastiff, is a rare Molosser-type dog hailing from the Canary Islands. It does appear as if, according to r..

Molosser dogsLarge dogSpain
argentine dogo dog

Argentine Dogo

Known also as the Argentinian Mastiff, this large dog breed from Argentina is a descendant of the extinct Fighting Dog of Cordoba. People were looking..

Working dogLarge dogArgentina
dutch shepherd dog

Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd is of Dutch origin, hailing from the Netherlands. They were originally used as herding dogs on the farms, where they became a jack-..

Herding dogsMedium dogNetherlands
caucasian shepherd dog

Caucasian Shepherd

This working dog is more than 2 000 years old, hailing from the Caucasus Mountains near the Georgian Republic, Russia. The Caucasian Shepherd Dog i..

Molosser dogsLarge dogRussia
bandog dog

Bandog

The original Bandogs were bred for guarding and protecting. It is believed that the dogs were developed from eastern shepherds, the American Pit Bull ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
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Dogo Cubano

The Cuban Mastiff which came from Cuba, was developed from breeds of Mastiffs, Bulldogs and cattle dogs, with the breed being thought to be extinct s..

Working dogLarge dogCuba
german pinscher dog

German Pinscher

The German Pinscher or Deutscher Pinscher originates in Germany. When you look at the dog you can see the the Doberman, the Rottweiler, Schnauzer, Aff..

Working dogMedium dogGermany
bully kutta dog

Bully Kutta

This well built, powerful dog breed is also known as Indian Alangu Mastiff or Pakistani Mastiff. These dogs come from the Punjab and Sindh region of t..

Miscellaneous dogsGiant dogIndia
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English White Terrier

The English White Terrier was developed in the 1860’s by a group of breeders from the Sealyham terriers, the Jack Russell terrier, and the Fox Terrier..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
dogo sardesco dog

Dogo Sardesco

This is an ancient working dog breed which hails from the Italian island of Sardinia. When you do research, you find that no one is sure as to this do..

Working dogLarge dogItaly
central asian shepherd dog

Central Asian Shepherd

This large dog breed is a native to the wilds of Central Asia, where it has been guarding and protecting livestock for thousands of years. In fact the..

Working dogLarge dogRussia
long haired chihuahua dog

Long Haired Chihuahua

The short haired Chihuahua is such a recognizable dog breed, probably because of his tiny size, but did you know that you also get a long haired varie..

Toy dogToy dogMexico
kerry blue terrier dog

Kerry Blue Terrier

The Kerry Blue Terrier hails from Ireland, with the name of the dog coming from a place known as County Kerry, and Blue being the color of the dog's c..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
alangu mastiff dog

Alangu Mastiff

Alangu Mastiff is a breed that originates from southern India. Since the very beginning of this breed, it has been used as guard dogs and official dog..

Working dogGiant dogPakistan
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
dogo guatemalteco dog

Dogo Guatemalteco

Known as the Guatemalteco Bull Terrier or Guatemalan Molosser, the Dogo Guatemalteco is also known as the Bull Terrier Guatemalteco, Guatemalan Bull T..

Molosser dogsLarge dogGuatemala
indian pariah dog dog

Indian Pariah Dog

The Indian pariah, known also as the Indi-dog or In-dog, is an ancient dog breed common throughout India as well as Bangladesh. A breed standard do..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogIndia
dingo dog

Dingo

The Dingo dog was in all probability, introduced to Australia thousands of years ago. He isn’t your usual domesticated dog and in fact it is a feral d..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogAustralia
rajapalayam dog

Rajapalayam

The Rajapalayam dog hails from India, from the small town of Rajapalayam in Tamil Nadu. Known also as the Poligar Hound, this Indian Sighthound has..

Hound dogLarge dogIndia
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Blue Paul Terrier

Known also as the Scottish Bull Terrier, the Blue Poll or the Blue Poll Bulldog, the Blue Paul Terrier’s origins, as with many unusual dog breeds, are..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
plott hound dog

Plott Hound

The Plott Hound is a scent hound who has always been used for for hunting bears. The dog may well be the state dog of North Carolina, but it isn’t wel..

Hound dogLarge dogGermany
schweenie dog

Schweenie

The Schweenie is a hybrid dog, with the parent breeds being the Shih Tzu and the Dachshund. The Schweenie dog has been around for about 4 decades w..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
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Molossus

The Molossus has always been a popular dog and they have been around since ancient times. Mastiff type dogs are termed as Molossus. Of course, when..

Molosser dogsLarge dogGreece
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
irish jack russell dog

Irish Jack Russell

Originating in the United States of America, the Irish Jack Russell, also known as Short Jack Russells, was bred to bring about a calmer temperament a..

Working dogSmall dogUnited States
irish bull terrier dog

Irish Bull Terrier

The Irish Bull Terrier is a variant of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and is also known as the Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrie. The dog isn’t parti..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
indian bull terrier dog

Indian Bull Terrier

Not much is known of the dog breed crossings that James Hinks carried out to get the Indian Bull Terrier. It is believed that he used the old English ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
czechoslovakian wolfdog dog

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is a mix between a German Shepherd and a Carpathian wolf. In fact the Czechoslovakian Vlcak is another name for the Czech..

Herding dogsLarge dogCzech Republic
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Bisben

There is a lot of mystery surrounding this large herding dog said to come out of the Himalaya Mountains of Asia. The belief is that sheepdogs were cro..

Working dogGiant dogIndia
sage koochee dog

Sage Koochee

Known also as the Kuchi Dog, the Sage Koochee is a dog that was bred more for his characteristics than his looks. He was bred to be a protector and gu..

Molosser dogsLarge dogAfghanistan
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Pugnaces Britanniae

Pugnaces Britanniae is a dog which is now extinct. There isn't certainty surrounding the origins of the dog but it is thought they descended from dog..

Miscellaneous dogsLarge dogUnited Kingdom
mucuchies dog

Mucuchies

The Mucuchies are a breed born in the Venezuelan mountains, in the late 1700s. They are rare today but were popular in the mountains for hundreds of y..

Working dogLarge dogVenezuela
perro de toro dog

Perro de Toro

The rare Spanish Perro de Toro seems to have unclear origins, with some saying the dog is a direct descendant of the Toulouse Mastiff, while others sa..

Molosser dogsLarge dogSpain
perro de pastor mallorquin dog

Perro de Pastor Mallorquin

Known also as the Majorca Shepherd Dog or Ca de Bestiar, the very name Perro de Pastor Mallorquin means Shepherd dog of Mallorca. The dog hails fro..

Herding dogsLarge dogSpain
perro cimarron dog

Perro Cimarron

The Perro Cimarron, also known as the Uruguayan Cimarron is a molosser type dog which originated in Uruguay. The dog is believed to have descending fr..

Molosser dogsLarge dogUruguay
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Lottatore Brindisino

The Lottatore Brindisino, whose native name is Cande da Marcellaio, is a large molosser type dog which hails from Brindisi, Italy. He is a rare dog..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogItaly
kunming dog dog

Kunming Dog

Known also as the Kunming Wolfdog, the Kunming Dog is similar in looks to the German Shepherd Dog, but the coat is recognizably shorter. It’s an at..

Working dogLarge dogChina
kintamani dog

Kintamani

The Kintamani dog is an ancient cross-breed and hails from Bali Island, Indonesia. The beautiful dog is classified into the working dog group. I..

Working dogMedium dogIndonesia
karelo finnish laika dog

Karelo-Finnish Laika

The Karelo Finnish Laika is a Spitz type hunting dog from the Karelia area of Russia.Some people say the dog developed in Sweden. The dog is from a gr..

Working dogMedium dogRussia
karelian bear dog dog

Karelian Bear Dog

The Karelian Bear Dog is a Finnish Spitz-type dog who is regarded as a national treasure in the country. They have always been noted for their hunting..

Working dogMedium dogFinland
kanni dog

Kanni

The Kanni dog is a rare South Indian Sighthound. It is also known as the Maiden's Beastmaster and this is because it is known to be protector and defe..

Hound dogMedium dogIndia
istrian sheepdog dog

Istrian Sheepdog

Known also as the Karst Sheepdog, the beautiful, medium sized Istrian Sheepdog hails from Slovenia, Yugoslavia in the 1600s, being used to guard sheep..

Working dogMedium dogSlovenia
greek sheepdog dog

Greek Sheepdog

Known as the Olympus Dog or even simply as the Greek Shepherd, the Greek Sheepdog is a large to giant molosser dog from Greece. His purpose has always..

Working dogLarge dogGreece
fila brasileiro dog

Fila Brasileiro

Hailing from Brazil, and known also as the Brazilian Mastiff, nobody seems to be too sure of the exact origins of the large Fila Brasileiro but it is ..

Working dogLarge dogBrazil
east european shepherd dog

East European Shepherd

The East European Shepherd is a dog which hails from Russia. The dog was developed in the 1930-1950s as there was a need for a bigger, more robust, we..

Working dogLarge dogRussia
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Cordoba Fighting Dog

The Cordoba Fighting Dog is believed to be an extinct dog breed, but research will reveal that there are still those who believe that some of these do..

Molosser dogsLarge dogArgentina
combai dog

Combai

The Combai is a dog from Tamilnadu, Southern India, developed to hunt dangerous animals by the Indian royalty. It is a rare breed in India, believed t..

Hound dogMedium dogIndia
chart polski dog

Chart Polski

The Chart Polski dog is a member of the Greyhound family and comes from Poland. He is an old dog breed dating way back to the 1600s. The dog also g..

Hound dogLarge dogPoland
canis panther dog

Canis Panther

The Canis Panther is a strong, muscled dog who has been developed in the USA in the 1970s by Scorpio Jones, Michael Stratten, and Lucas Lopez. They m..

Molosser dogsLarge dogUnited States
cabecudo boiadeiro dog

Cabecudo Boiadeiro

The Cabecudo Boiadeiro has always played an important role in the management of livestock. Stockdogs like this were known in parts of Minas Gerais as ..

Molosser dogsLarge dogBrazil
antebellum bulldog dog

Antebellum Bulldog

The history of the Antebellum Bulldog dates back the 1600s where it was used as a lasting solution to drive away hogs in rice plantation farms in Alta..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
wolfdog dog

Wolfdog

The Wolfdog was brought about when domestic dogs were mated with a variety of wolves so as to produce a hybrid. People who want to own these hybrid..

Miscellaneous dogsLarge dogGermany
west siberian laika dog

West Siberian Laika

The West Siberian Laika come from the Khanty and Mansi tribes of West Siberia and Ural. They are a primitive breed used for hunting and come from the ..

Sporting dogMedium dogRussia
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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
tosa dog

Tosa

Known also as the Japanese Mastiff, the Tosa hails from Japan. In fact, these dogs come from the Tosa Province, so the dog was named after the region ..

Miscellaneous dogsLarge dogJapan
stephens stock dog

Stephens Stock

The Stephens Stock is a member if the Cur dog breeds. They are a scent hound bred in southeastern Kentucky by the Stephen’s family. For generations th..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
sindh mastiff dog

Sindh Mastiff

The Sindh Mastiff or Alangu Mastiff is an ancient breed believed to have been useful for guarding war camps, but today he is both a guard dog and pet...

Miscellaneous dogsLarge dogIndia
perro de presa mallorquin dog

Perro de Presa Mallorquin

Known by several other names such as Majorca Mastiff, Perro Dogo, Ca de Bou and Mallorquin Bulldog among others, the Perro de Presa Mallorquin was alm..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogSpain
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Moscow Water Dog

The Moscow Water Dog was developed in the Soviet Union around the same time as other classic Soviet dogs. The Moscow Watchdog and the Black Russian Te..

Working dogGiant dogRussia
mioritic sheepdog dog

Mioritic Sheepdog

This is a large dog coming from the Carpathian mountain area of Romania. He has always been an excellent working dog, guarding and protecting sheep..

Herding dogsLarge dogRomania
longhaired weimaraner dog

Longhaired Weimaraner

You may be used to the sleek, silver shorthaired Weimaraner, but did you know you get a beautiful long haired version too? Known also as the Long Coat..

Gun dogLarge dogGermany
kuvasz dog

Kuvasz

The Kuvasz is an ancient dog breed from Hungary. It is believed that the dog is the oldest of the ancient Hungarian dog breeds, and in fact a fossili..

Working dogLarge dogHungary
kars dog dog

Kars Dog

The Kars Dog is found in Turkey, hailing more specifically from the Kars province, after which it is named. He actually has a long history of at least..

Working dogGiant dogTurkey
irish staffordshire bull terrier dog

Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier comes from Staffordshire, England, but the Irish Staffie was later developed by Irish breeders so its origin is essenti..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
gull terr dog

Gull Terr

The Gull Terr hails from Pakistan. Having been introduced to the country by the British Raj, the dog has always been valued for its guarding and fight..

Working dogMedium dogPakistan
gull dong dog

Gull Dong

The Gull Dong dog is thought to come from British Colonial India during the 1900's. The area later became known as Pakistan, and this is where the dog..

Working dogLarge dogPakistan
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Gran Mastin de Borinquen

The Gran Mastín de Borinquen is also referred to as the Puerto Rican Mastiff or the Mastín Borincano and is actually native to Puerto Rico. The dog..

Molosser dogsLarge dogUnited States
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Cypro Kukur

The Cypro Kukur is an ancient dog breed which originated in the Kumaon area of India. It is interesting to note that the name Cypro Kukur translates t..

Working dogLarge dogIndia

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