Dog Breeds

Dog Breeds

Akita or Akita Inu – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:32+00:00

The Akita Inu is a larger dog with a very proud and powerful frame. It is one of the largest dogs in the Japanese Spitz breed and is considered one of the seven breeds designated as a national monument. The breed has a well-proportioned, muscular frame that gives it a very distinctive look.

Akita or Akita Inu – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:32+00:00

Alaskan Malamute – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

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.

Alaskan Malamute – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

American Cocker Spaniel – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:50:21+00:00

These dogs, the smallest of the Spaniels, are named after the woodcock bird they hunted.They bond very closely with family members, and are gentle, sensitive, and happy. They are outgoing and charming, and make a popular family pet. They thrive on human attention and are loyal little dogs.

American Cocker Spaniel – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:50:21+00:00

American Staffordshire Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

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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.

American Staffordshire Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:30+00:00

Appenzell Mountain Dog (Appenzeller) – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-08-12T18:33:38+00:00

The Appenzeller is a medium sized dog that has boundless energy and was originally bred to be a working dog in the mountains of Switzerland. Adapting to the high altitude and thin air helped make this dog an amazing athlete and allows it to work long days in the meadows and still have energy to play with the family at days end.

Appenzell Mountain Dog (Appenzeller) – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-08-12T18:33:38+00:00

Australian Kelpie – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-08-12T18:15:08+00:00

The Australian Kelpie, most often referred to as the Kelpie, is a highly intelligent herding dog with natural droving instincts. Its history dates back to the late 1800s and there are two leading theories regarding its origins, though it is certain that the Kelpie was purposefully bred for its herding abilities.

Australian Kelpie – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-08-12T18:15:08+00:00

Australian Shepherd – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Temperament Dogs vary in temperament. Some are reserved and shy, while others are friendly and outgoing. They are all extremely intelligent, highly active, and love to interact with people. They can learn just about any task.

Australian Shepherd – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Australian Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:29+00:00

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.

Australian Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:29+00:00

Austrian Shorthaired Pinscher – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-11-17T19:48:24+00:00

The Austrian Shorthaired Pinscher is a medium-sized breed developed in the early 1900s in the central European country of Austria. Its development was the result of combining the German Pinscher with local Austrian breeds.

Austrian Shorthaired Pinscher – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-11-17T19:48:24+00:00

Azawakh – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:33+00:00

The Azawakh is a sighthound originating in the northwestern African nation of Mali. Distinguished by its long legs and remarkably thin frame, this breed is also renowned for its guarding and hunting skills. It can outrun most animals and is capable of hunting game of all sizes.

Azawakh – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:33+00:00

Basenji – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

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.

Basenji – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Basset Bleu deu Gascogne – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-08-09T17:57:57+00:00

The breed Basset Bleu deu Gascogne, also goes by the name Blue Gascony Basset, has a long body built at the dog’s back and has shorter legs than other bassets. The breed developed originally in France in order to assist the nobility when hunting games or birds.

Basset Bleu deu Gascogne – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-08-09T17:57:57+00:00

Basset Fauve de Bretagne – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

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.

Basset Fauve de Bretagne – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Bearded Collie – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:25+00:00

Breed Type:  Herding Dog Country of Origin:  Scotland Size:   Medium sized dog Also known as: Beardie, Highland Collie, Mountain Collie, Hairy Mou'ed Collie and Argle Bargle Males: Height: 53-56 cm cm Weight: 18-27 kg kg Females: Height: 51-56 cm cm Weight: 18-27 kg kg Exercise Requirements: Bearded Collie’s has a high level of energy and

Bearded Collie – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:25+00:00

Beauceron – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Type: Herding Country of Origin: France Size: Large Also known as: Berger de Beauce Males: Height: 65-70 cm Weight: 32-45 kg Females: Height: 61-68 cm Weight: 30-39 kg Exercise Requirements:  Vigorous & Frequent Care Requirements: Low Lifespan: 10-13 yrs. Best Suited as: Guard/Work/Active Companion Overview: The Beauceron is a breed of large dogs originating

Beauceron – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Bedlington Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:24+00:00

Breed Type: TerrierCountry of Origin: EnglandPopular Names: Rodbery Terrier, Rothbury Terrier, Gypsy Dog, Bedlington, North Counties Terrier, Northumberland Fox TerrierSize: MediumHeight: (At the withers) Males 41- 43 cm, Females 38-41 cmWeight: Males 8 - 10 kg, Females 8 - 10 kg Best suited as: Pet or show dog with an active owner or family                                  Lifespan:

Bedlington Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:24+00:00

Belgian Malinois – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Type:  Belgian Malinois Country of Origin:  Beligium Size:   Large Also known as:  Chien de Berger Belge, Belgian Shepherd, Pastor Belga Malinois Males: Height: 61- 66 cm Weight: 23-29 kg Females: Height: 55- 61 cm Weight: 20-27 kg Exercise Requirements: Vigorous Care Requirements: Moderate Lifespan: 10-14 years Best Suited as:  Sheep-Herder, Service Dog, Military/Security/Police/Guard

Belgian Malinois – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Belgian Shepherd Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Category: Herding Country of Origin: Belgium Average Size: 55-65 cm (at the withers) Average Weight: 25-35 kg Average Life Span: 12-14 years Grooming Requirements: Medium Exercise Requirements: High History The Belgian Shepherd is a large breed of dog originating in Belgium. The primary purpose in developing this breed was to create a dog that

Belgian Shepherd Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Belgian Shepherd Dog(Tervueren) – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Category: WorkingCountry of Origin: BelgiumAverage Size: 55-65 cm Average Weight: 27-35 kgAverage Life Span: 11-14 yearsGrooming Requirements: MediumExercise Requirements: High History The Tervueren is a herding dog that is native to Belgium. It is widely considered to be the most popular of all Belgian Shepherds, of which there are four. These include the Malinois,

Belgian Shepherd Dog(Tervueren) – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Bergamasco Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:22+00:00

Breed Category: WorkingCountry of Origin: ItalyAverage Size:  55-60 cm (at the withers)Average Weight: 27-35 kgAverage Life Span: 12-14 yearsGrooming Requirements: LowExercise Requirements: High History The Bergamasco is a mountain sheepdog that is native to the northern Italian area of Bergamo. This is a skilled and tenacious herding dog that is known to work in difficult

Bergamasco Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:22+00:00

Bernese Mountain Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:21+00:00

Breed Type: Working dogCountry of Origin: SwitzerlandPopular Names: Berner SennenhundSize: Extra-LargeHeight: (At the withers) Males 61 - 71 cm, Females 58 - 69 cmWeight: Males 38 - 50 kg, Females 36 - 48 kg Best suited as: Pet or show dog with a single owner or family. May be used as a working dogLifespan: 6

Bernese Mountain Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:21+00:00

Bichon Frise – Breed Information, Puppies and Breeders – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:21+00:00

Breed Type: Bichon Frisé Country of Origin: France Size:   Medium Also known as: Bichon Tenerife Males: Height: 9.5 - 11.5 inches Weight: 11 - 16 pounds Females: Height: 9.5 - 11.5 inches Weight: 10 - 15 pounds Exercise Requirements:  Vigorous Care Requirements:  High Lifespan:  12-15 Years Best Suited as:  Performer, Companion Overview: The Bichon Frisé

Bichon Frise – Breed Information, Puppies and Breeders – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:21+00:00

Blood and Circulation Problems in Dogs

2019-05-19T12:51:43+00:00

Heart disease is more common in dogs than in any other domestic species. The most common form damages the heart's valves; this occurs primarily in small dogs, from middle age onwards. Congenital heart defects and heart attacks are less common. A wide variety of medications, developed to treat human heart conditions, are used to successfully

Blood and Circulation Problems in Dogs2019-05-19T12:51:43+00:00

Bloodhound – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Country of Origin: Belgium Size: Large Weight: 36-50kg (80-110 lbs.) Height: 58-69cm (23-27 in.) at the withers Grooming Requirements: Minimal Exercise Requirements: Moderate Popularity in Australia: Dog Type: Hound Most suited As: Hunter, tracker, companion Also known As: St Hubert Hound, Sleuth Hound   Expected Life Span: 6-8 years Origin Legend states that these dogs

Bloodhound – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Border Collie – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:20+00:00

Breed Type: Working DogCountry of Origin: Scotland/England borderPopular Names: Sheepdog, Scotch Sheep DogSize: MediumHeight: (At the withers) Males 48 - 56 cm, Females 46 - 53 cmWeight: Males 14 - 20 kg, Females 12 - 19 kg Best suited as: Pet, working, or show dog with a very active owner or familyLifespan: 12-15 yearsPopularity: This

Border Collie – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:20+00:00

Border Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Type: Terrier Country of Origin: Scotland/England Popular Names: Coquetdale Terrier, Ullswater Terrier, Reedwater Terrier Size: Small Height: (At the withers) 33 - 41 cm Weight: Males 6 - 7 kg, Females 5.5 - 7 kg Best suited as: Pet or show dog with an active owner or family. May be used as a hunting

Border Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Borzoi – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:19+00:00

Breed Type: BorzoiCountry of Origin: Russia / BelarusSize: LargeAlso known as: Russian Wolfhound Males: Height: 71 cm Weight: 34 – 48 kgFemales: Height: 66 cm Weight: 27 – 41 kgExercise Requirements: LargeCare Requirements: ModerateLifespan: 10 - 12 YearsBest Suited as: Hunting Dog Overview:The breed Borzoi is famous for their speed, quickness, and agility. The breed

Borzoi – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:19+00:00

Boston Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

The Boston Terrier is a breed native to the United States and was developed in the mid 1800s by crossing several types of terriers and bulldogs. The original purpose of this breed was that of a fighting dog and it used to be noticeably larger in size.

Boston Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Bouvier des Flandres – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Type: Working dogCountry of Origin: France or BelgiumPopular Names: Belgian Cattle Dog, Flanders Cattle Dog, Vuilbaard (“dirty beard”), Pic (“cattle drover”), Toucher de Boeuf (cattle driver”), Koehond (“cow dog”), BouvierSize: Extra-LargeHeight: (At the withers) Males 58 - 71 cm, Females 56 - 69 cmWeight: Males 34 - 41 kg, Females 27 - 36 kg

Bouvier des Flandres – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Boxer Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:18+00:00

The Boxer is a strong, medium sized dog with short hair and a compact frame. They are square-jawed with a very powerful bite. The breed was originally mostly white in colour and over the years has drifted to a wide range of other colours including brown, black, rust and white.

Boxer Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:18+00:00

Briard Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:17+00:00

Breed Category: WorkingCountry of Origin: FranceAverage Size: 57-65 cm (at the withers)Average Weight: 33-37 kgAverage Life Span: 11-13 yearsGrooming Requirements: HighExercise Requirements: High History The Briard is a large multi-purpose dog that has been seen in its native France for close to 1,000 years. It has ties to famous French leaders such as Napoleon and

Briard Dog – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:17+00:00

Brittany Spaniel – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Male Height (typical): 43-53 cm. (17-21 inches)Female Height (typical): 46-51 cm. (18-20 inches)      Size: Small - MediumMale Weight (typical): 16-18 kg. (35-40 pounds) Female Weight (typical): 13.5-18 kg. (30-40 pounds)Country of Origin: FranceExercise Required: Daily walks, Backyard playExpected Life Span: 10 - 12 Years Best suited as: Working Dog, Family PetOther names: American Brittany, Epagneul Breton

Brittany Spaniel – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Bull Mastiff – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2019-05-19T12:51:17+00:00

Breed Type:  Molosser Country of Origin: EnglandSize:   LargeAlso known as: Gamekeeper's Night Dog Males: Height: 63 - 69 cm Weight: 50 – 60 kgFemales: Height: 61 - 66 cm Weight: 45 – 54 kgExercise Requirements:  AverageCare Requirements:  LightLifespan:  Under 10 YearsBest Suited as:  Family Companion, Guard Dog Overview:The Bull Mastiff breed is not only powerful

Bull Mastiff – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2019-05-19T12:51:17+00:00

Bull Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

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.

Bull Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Cairn Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information

2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00

Breed Type: TerrierCountry of Origin: ScotlandPopular Names: Highland Terrier, Scotch Terrier, Skye Otter Terrier, Tod-hunter, Short-haired Skye TerrierSize: Toy/SmallHeight: (At the withers) Males 25 - 33 cm, Females 23 - 30 cmWeight: Males 6.5 - 8 kg, Females 5 - 7.5 kg Best suited as: Pet or show dog with an active owner or family                              Lifespan:

Cairn Terrier – Breeders, Puppies and Breed Information2017-08-06T00:00:00+00:00