The Lakeland Terrier, much like other terriers, is a bold, clever dog that is quick to defend his family. While independent and somewhat stubborn, the Lakeland Terrier, once properly trained, can make an entertaining and loving pet.
Breed Category: GundogCountry of Origin: FranceAverage Size: 50-60 cm (at the withers)Average Weight: 24-28 kgAverage Life Span: 11-13 yearsGrooming Requirements: Medium Exercise Requirements: High History The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is breed of dog that came into existence in the late 19th century due to breeding efforts by a Dutch man named Eduard Korthals. His goal…
The Italian Greyhound is a small, lovable, dog that is easy to care for, is generally healthy and loves nothing more than a snuggle with his favorite human. Easily overstimulated and prone to anxiety, this breed does best in a quiet household.
The Alaskan Malamute is a large, skilled Arctic dog that is native to Alaska. Thought to part of the Spitz family, which dates back thousands of years, this breed is likely the result of natural breeding among dogs kept by the Mahlemut tribe several thousand years ago.
Breed Type: TerrierCountry of Origin: EnglandPopular Names: Parson Terrier, Parson, Sporting ParsonSize: SmallHeight: (At the withers) Males 35 cm, Females 32.5 cmWeight: 6 – 7.7 kg Best suited as: Pet or show dog with an active owner or family. May be used to kill vermin Lifespan: 13 – 15 years Intro The Parson Russell Terrier…
he Eurasier is a joyful, loyal companion who will light up your life and keep you on the move. They are relatively new dogs, designed in the 1960’s, and are a cross breed of the Samoyed, Wolf Spitz and Chow Chow.
Breed Type: Pointer Country of Origin: Spain (Though England claims ownership to their development)Size: Large Also known as: Pointer Males: Height: 64-71 cm Weight: 24-34 kg Females: Height: 58-66 cm Weight: 19-29 kg Exercise Requirements: Vigorous Care Requirements: Low to Moderate Lifespan: 12-17 Years Best Suited as: Family Pet in Active Homes, Hunter Overview:English Pointers…
The Australian Terrier, also referred to as the Aussie, is a small terrier breed developed in the early 19th century by crossbreeding a number of terriers. The dogs that contributed to its development include the Irish Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier and the Skye Terrier.
This type of dog was bred specifically to be a companion dog and its small size and sunny personality suit it well for this role. The Japanese Spitz is both smart and good-natured, not requiring much more than attention and adoration from its family.
This specific type is considered to be among the eldest of the breed of retrievers. It was nurtured in England in order to locate waterfowls and assist hunters in upland areas. The breed is very popular because of its versatility multiple capabilities; owners considered keeping one for any kind of purpose.
The Basenji is another breed of dogs in the hunting category of canines. They originated in Africa and are known for their hunting skills of being able to not only point to the prey being hunted or retrieve it once killed, but they are also able to chase game into nets and then keep the game entrapped until the hunter arrives.
The Flat-coated Retriever is an intelligent gundog that is skilled at assisting hunters in retrieving game from land and water. It has keen eyesight and a remarkable sense of smell, in addition to being a skilled swimmer.
Tremendously brave and loyal, expect them to be gentle and tolerant of family whilst being vigiglant and protective. They make wonderful watchdogs, they are energetic with plenty of stamina. They do love a bit of rough and tumble and are gentle with their giant jaws.
The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a rare breed that descended from an extinct breed of dogs from France, the Grand Fauve de Bretagne. They are relatively low-maintenance dogs in terms of care and grooming with their coat only needing brushing and a once or twice a year stripping but no trimming.
The Sussex Spaniel is a dog with a large build, set low. Bred for hunting, these dogs follow the scent with determination until the prey is chased out of even the densest underbrush. The dogs are strong and resolute, but also happy and friendly.
Bull Terrier dogs are considered to be powerful but friendly. This breed is always longing for attention and is also always ready to play. Similar to other types of terriers, people consider the Bulls as dogs filled with tenacity and a bit of stubbornness.
The Barbet is a medium-sized water dog originating in France during the Middle Ages. Bred to be a retriever of waterfowl, the loveable and playful personality of this dog also made it a favored companion.
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