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2018-11-19 13:27
The Eurasier, or Eurasian dog, is a breed of dog of the spitz type that originated in Germany. It is widely known as a wonderful companion that maintains its own personality, has a dignified… Read More
Estrela Mountain Dog
2018-11-17 12:35
The Estrela Mountain Dog is a large breed of dog which has been used for centuries in the Estrela Mountains of Portugal to guard herds and homesteads.DescriptionCoatThe Estrela Mountain dog… Read More
Estonian Hound
2018-11-16 13:51
The Estonian Hound is a scent hound-like breed which is the only dog breed developed in Estonia. It was bred in 1947 when the Soviet Union's national economy ministry decided that every coun… Read More
Entlebucher Mountain Dog
2018-11-15 13:16
The Entlebucher Sennenhund or Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a medium-sized herding dog, it is the smallest of the four regional breeds that constitute the Sennenhund dog type. The name Sennenh… Read More
English White Terrier
2018-11-14 12:55
The English White Terrier (also known as the White English Terrier or Old English Terrier) is an extinct breed of dog. The English White Terrier is the failed show ring name of a pricked-ear… Read More
English Water Spaniel
2018-11-13 13:11
The English Water Spaniel is a breed of dog that has been extinct since the first part of the 20th century, with the last specimen seen in the 1930s. It was best known for its use in hunting… Read More
English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan)
2018-11-12 13:14
The English Toy Terrier - Black and Tan is a small breed of terrier in the toy dog group.AppearanceAccording to the Kennel Club, the English Toy Terrier should be 25–30 cm (10–12… Read More
English Springer Spaniel
2018-11-10 05:38
The English Springer Spaniel is a breed of gun dog in the Spaniel family traditionally used for flushing and retrieving game. It is an affectionate, excitable breed with a typical lifespan o… Read More
English Shepherd
2018-11-01 05:05
The English Shepherd is an extremely versatile breed of working dog of the collie lineage, developed in the United States from farm dogs brought by English and Scottish settlers in the 17th… Read More
English Setter
2018-05-23 15:23
The English Setter is a medium-size breed of dog. It is part of the Setter family, which includes the red Irish Setters, Irish Red and White Setters, and black-and-tan Gordon Setters. The ma… Read More
English Mastiff
2018-05-22 14:16
The English Mastiff is a breed of extremely large dog (often known simply as the Mastiff) perhaps descended from the ancient Alaunt and Pugnaces Britanniae, with a significant input from the… Read More
English Foxhound
2018-05-18 14:07
The English Foxhound is one of the four foxhound breeds of dog. It is a cousin of the American Foxhound. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt foxes by scent.DescriptionAppearanceThe breed sta… Read More
English Cocker Spaniel
2018-05-04 14:13
The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed of gun dog. The English Cocker Spaniel is an active, good-natured, sporting dog standing well up at the withers and compactly built. There are "field" o… Read More
Elo (dog)
2018-05-04 05:10
The Elo is an emerging breed of dog, with development beginning in 1987 in Germany. The breed name is trademarked and development has been closely supervised by the Elo Breeding and Research… Read More
East-European Shepherd
2018-05-03 14:16
The East European Shepherd  is a breed of dog that was developed in the 1930-1950s based on German Shepherd Dogs to create a larger cold-resistant breed for military use, police work an… Read More
East Siberian Laika
2018-05-02 15:07
The East Siberian Laika(Vostotchno-Sibirskaia Laika) is a Russian breed of dog of spitz type, a hunting dog originating in parts of Siberia east of the Yenisei River.DescriptionAppearanceMal… Read More
Dutch Smoushond
2018-05-02 04:40
The Dutch Smoushond (Hollandse Smoushond, Dutch Ratter) is a small breed of dog, descended from a type of terrier-like dog kept in stables to eliminate rats and mice in Germany and the Nethe… Read More
Dutch Shepherd
2018-05-01 13:56
The Dutch Shepherd is a herding dog of Dutch origin. They were used by shepherds and farmers who needed a versatile dog, with few demands, and a dog that was able to adapt to a harsh and mea… Read More
2018-05-01 05:09
A Dunker, also known as the Norwegian Hound, is a medium-sized breed of dog from Norway. It was bred by Wilhelm Dunker to be a scenthound by crossing a Russian Harlequin Hound with dependabl… Read More
2018-04-30 14:03
The Drever is a breed of dog, a short-legged scenthound from Sweden used for hunting deer and other game. The Drever is descended from the Westphalian Dachsbracke, a type of German hound cal… Read More
Drentse Patrijshond
2018-04-30 04:27
The Drentsche Patrijshond is a versatile spaniel-type hunting dog from the Dutch province of Drenthe. Called the Dutch Partridge Dog (or "Drent" for Drenthe) in English, approximately 5,000… Read More
Dogue De Bordeaux
2018-04-29 13:13
The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Mastiff, French Mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a large French Mastiff breed—and one of the most ancient French dog breeds. A typical brachycephalic molossoid… Read More
Dogo Cubano
2018-04-24 13:36
Dogo Cubano also known as the Cuban Dogge , Cuban Bloodhound and Cuban Mastiff is an extinct dog breed from Cuba. It was of the Bull Mastiff type and was used for dog fighting.The breed was… Read More
Dogo Argentino
2018-04-23 14:53
The Dogo Argentino is a large, white, muscular dog that was developed in Argentina primarily for the purpose of big-game hunting, including wild boar; the breeder, Antonio Nores Martí… Read More
2018-04-22 12:58
The Dobermann , or Doberman Pinscher in the United States and Canada, is a medium-large breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a tax collec… Read More
German Hound
2018-04-22 12:45
The German Hound  is a breed of dog originating in Westphalia, a region of Germany. The German Hound is of the scenthound type, used for hunting both large and small game. The breed is… Read More
Danish–Swedish Farmdog
2018-04-21 14:00
Dansk-svensk gårdshund(Danish–Swedish Farmdog) is a Pure breed of dog that has its origin in Denmark and southern Sweden, but now has become popular all over Scandinavia. DSF is… Read More
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
2018-04-19 13:45
A Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small Scottish breed of dog in the terrier family. The breed has a very long body, short legs, and a distinctive topknot of hair on the head. A character in Sir… Read More
2018-04-18 14:49
The Dalmatian is a breed of medium-sized dog, noted for its unique black or liver spotted coat and mainly used as a carriage dog in its early days. Its roots trace back to Croatia and its hi… Read More
2018-04-17 13:11
The dachshund  (English badger dog) is a short-legged, long-bodied, hound-type dog breed.The standard size dachshund was developed to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burro… Read More
Czechoslovakian Wolfdog
2018-04-16 13:03
The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is a relatively new dog breed that traces its original lineage to an experiment conducted in 1955 in Czechoslovakia. After initially breeding working line German… Read More
2018-04-15 13:10
The Cursinu, is a breed of dog originating from Corsica. It has existed on the island since the 16th century, but went into decline during the late 20th century; however it was saved and bec… Read More
2018-04-14 13:55
The Cumberland sheepdog is an extinct dog breed related to the border collie and other old working collie types. It is claimed to be one of the ancestors of the Australian shepherd  and… Read More
Curly-Coated Retriever
2018-04-14 13:53
The Curly-Coated Retriever (not always hyphenated, and often called the Curly for short) is a breed of dog originally bred in England for upland bird and waterfowl hunting. It is the tallest… Read More
Croatian Sheepdog
2018-04-13 14:09
The Croatian Sheepdog is a dog breed from Croatia.DescriptionAppearanceThe Croatian sheepdog is a weatherproof, adaptable breed. They are of low to medium height and the base color is always… Read More
Cretan Hound
2018-04-12 13:08
The Kritikos Lagonikos (Cretan Hound)  is a hunting breed of dog from the island of Crete, in Greece. It is considered to be one of the oldest hunting breeds in Europe, with a history t… Read More
Coton De Tulear
2018-04-11 14:04
The Coton de Tuléar is a breed of small dog named for the city of Tuléar in Madagascar and for its cotton-like coat. They typically grow to no more than 18 pounds, and are whit… Read More
Cordoba Fighting Dog
2018-04-11 13:52
The Cordoba Fighting Dog is an extinct breed of fighting dog. The Cordoba was a crossbreed of Alano Español, Mastiff, Bull Terrier, Bulldog and Boxer.. Its temperament includes being… Read More
2018-04-10 14:05
The Combai is a terriers like dog breed found in and around the Tamil Nadu state as well as bordering areas of the state of Kerala India. It is considered an extremely loyal, intelligent and… Read More
Smooth Collie
2018-04-09 14:23
The Smooth Collie is a breed of dog developed originally for herding. It is a short-coated version of the Rough Collie of Lassie fame. Some breed organisations consider the smooth-coat and r… Read More
Rough Collie
2018-04-08 13:52
The Rough Collie (also known as the Long-Haired Collie) is a long-coated breed of medium to large size dog that in its original form was a type of collie used and bred for herding in Scotlan… Read More
Clumber Spaniel
2018-04-07 14:01
The Clumber Spaniel is a breed of dog of the spaniel type, developed in the United Kingdom. It is the largest of the spaniels, and comes in predominantly white with either lemon or orange ma… Read More
Cirneco Dell'Etna
2018-04-06 13:14
The Cirneco dell'Etna  is a small breed of dog originally from Italian island of Sicily. This hound was historically used to hunt rabbits and can work for hours without food or water.[c… Read More
Cierny Sery
2018-04-06 13:04
The Cierny Sery has a thin, double, coat that was designed to not inhibit the dog's working ability in any way. The texture is hard and dense. The undercoat is thick and profuse.Cierny Serie… Read More
Chow Chow Dog
2018-04-05 13:37
The Chow Chow  is a dog breed originally from northern China, where it is referred to as Songshi Quan , which means "puffy-lion dog". The breed has also been called the Tang Quan, "Dog… Read More
2018-04-04 13:45
The Chippiparai is a sighthound breed of dog from the south of India. Thought to be a descendant of the Saluki or Sloughi, today it is found in the area around Periyar Lake. It is used prima… Read More
Chinook (dog)
2018-04-03 13:43
The Chinook is a rare breed of sled dog, developed in the state of New Hampshire during the early 20th century. The Chinook is New Hampshire's official state dog.DescriptionAppearanceStandin… Read More
Chinese Imperial Dog
2018-04-02 13:45
The Chinese Imperial Dog is a Toy dog breed with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. Kennel clubs originally classified the breed under the shih-tzu, before recognizing the Imper… Read More
Chinese Crested Dog
2018-04-01 13:03
The Chinese crested dog is a hairless breed of dog. Like most hairless dog breeds, the Chinese crested comes in two varieties, with and without fur, which are born in the same litter: the Po… Read More
2018-03-31 14:03
The Chinese Chongqing Dog is a rare breed of dog native to the Chongqing city of China. In its early years, it was used for hunting wild boar and rabbits, but it is now used in China to prot… Read More
Chilean Terrier
2018-03-30 13:47
The Chilean Terrier is the first breed dog from Chile. The breed dates back to the late 19th century, resulting from the crossing of the Fox Terrier and other breeds that existed before the… Read More
Chihuahua (dog)
2018-03-29 14:06
TheChihuahua  is the smallest breed of dog and is named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. Chihuahuas come in a wide variety of colors, and two coat lengths.DescriptionChihuahuas a… Read More
2018-03-28 13:28
The Chien-gris a.k.a. Gris de Saint-Louis (Grey St. Louis Hound) was a breed of dog, now extinct, which originated in Medieval times. Like the Chien de Saint-Hubert it was a scenthound, and… Read More
Chien Francais Tricolore
2018-03-27 13:49
The Chien Français Tricolore  translated into English as the French Tricolour Hound, is a breed of dog of the scenthound type, originating in France. The breed is used for huntin… Read More
2018-03-27 13:44
The Chien Francais Blanc et Orange  is a breed of dog of the scenthound type, originating in France. The breed is used for hunting in packs and descends from the old Hound of Saintonge… Read More
Chien Francais Blanc Et Noir
2018-03-26 13:29
The Chien Français Blanc et Noir translated into English as the French White and Black Hound, is a breed of dog of the scenthound type, originating in France. The breed is used for hu… Read More
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
2018-03-25 12:33
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog belonging to the Retriever, Gundog, and Sporting breed groups. Members of the breed may also be referred to as a Chessie, CBR, or C… Read More
Cesky Terrier
2018-03-24 13:28
The Cesky Terrier  is a small terrier type dog originating in Czechoslovakia.DescriptionAppearanceThe Cesky Terrier is a well-muscled, short legged, well-pigmented, hunting terrier of a… Read More
2018-03-23 13:20
The ceský Fousek is a Czech breed of versatile gun dog. They are wirehaired, and have the beard and moustache ("facial furnishings") common to the wirehaired breeds. There is a dramat… Read More
Central Asian Shepherd Dog
2018-03-22 13:56
The Central Asian Shepherd Dog is an ancient breed of dog from the regions of Central Asia. Traditionally, the breed was used for guarding sheep and goat herds, as well as to protect and for… Read More
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
2018-03-21 14:27
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small spaniel classed as a toy dog by The Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club. It originated in the United Kingdom and is one of the more popular… Read More
Caucasian Shepherd Dog
2018-03-20 14:43
The Caucasian Shepherd Dog is a large breed of dog that is popular in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. It is extremely popular in Georgia, which has always been the principal region… Read More
Catalan Sheepdog
2018-03-19 14:24
The Catalan sheepdog  is a breed of Catalan Pyrenean dog used as a sheepdog. This dog is bred in Europe, especially in Spain, Finland, Germany, and Sweden.AppearanceCatalan sheepdogs ra… Read More
Catahoula Cur Dog
2018-03-17 14:47
The Catahoula Cur is an American dog breed named after Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, United States. Also known as the Catahoula Leopard Dog or Louisiana Catahoula, it became the state dog of… Read More
Carpathian Shepherd Dog
2018-03-16 14:17
The Carpathian Shepherd Dog(Ciobănesc Românesc Carpatin) is a breed of large sheep dogs that originated in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania.HistoryAlfred Edmund Brehm (1829-188… Read More
Carolina Dog
2018-03-15 13:05
The Carolina dog is a landrace of medium-sized, feral dog that lives mostly in the Southeastern United States, especially in isolated stretches of longleaf pines and cypress swamps. Re-domes… Read More
Cao Fila De Sao Miguel
2018-03-14 13:57
The Cao Fila de Sao Miguel (translated literally as: Catch Dog of Sao Miguel Island) is a dog breed of molosser type originating on São Miguel Island in the Azores, an island chain wh… Read More
Cao De Gado Transmontano
2018-03-13 14:05
The Cao de Gado Transmontano(Portuguese pronunciation:  English: Transmontano Mastiff or Transmontano Cattle Dog) is a rare molosser working giant dog breed, originating in and largely… Read More
Cao De Castro Laboreiro
2018-03-12 14:56
The Cao de Castro Laboreiro, or Dog from Castro Laboreiro, or Portuguese Cattle Dog or Portuguese Watch Dog, is a dog breed of the livestock guardian dog type, originating from Castro Labore… Read More
Cao Da Serra De Aires
2018-03-10 14:43
The Cão da Serra de Aires  is a medium-sized breed of dog of the herding dog type, and is one of the indigenous regional dogs of Portugal. Called the Portuguese Sheepdog in Engli… Read More
2018-03-09 14:07
The Cantabrian Water Dog is a landrace breed of dog developed in the coast of Cantabria, northern Spain, as an assistant to fishermen. The breed was classified and recognized by the Breeds C… Read More
2018-03-09 14:07
The Cantabrian Water Dog is a landrace breed of dog developed in the coast of Cantabria, northern Spain, as an assistant to fishermen. The breed was classified and recognized by the Breeds C… Read More
Cane Corso
2018-03-08 13:53
The Cane Corso  from Italian cane (dog) and "corso" from the Latin "Cohors" meaning "protector", also known as the Italian Mastiff, is a large Italian breed of dog, for years valued hig… Read More
Canadian Eskimo Dog
2018-03-07 13:52
The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an Arctic breed of working dog, which is often considered to be one of North America's oldest and rarest remaining purebred indigenous domestic canines. Other name… Read More
2018-03-06 14:01
Canaan Dog  is a breed of pariah dog and has been in existence in the Middle East for thousands of years. There are 2,000 to 3,000 Canaan dogs across the world, mostly in Europe and Nor… Read More
Cairn Terrier
2018-03-05 13:45
The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands and recognized as one of Scotland's earliest working dogs. The breed was given the name Cairn, be… Read More
Burgos Pointer Dog
2018-03-03 13:36
The Burgos Pointer (Spanish: Perdiguero de Burgos), also called the Burgalese Pointer, is a breed of dog native to Spain. Originating from Castile, especially in the province of Burgos, this… Read More
2018-03-02 13:57
The Bully Kutta or Pakistani Mastiff is a dog breed that originates from the erstwhile Sindh region of the Indian subcontinent. It is also known as Sindh Mastiff, Bully or the Pakistani Bull… Read More
2018-03-01 14:19
The Bullmastiff is a large-sized breed of domestic dog, with a solid build and a short muzzle. The Bullmastiff shares the characteristics of molosser dogs, and was originally developed by 19… Read More
Bullenbeisser Dog
2018-02-28 13:06
The Bullenbeisser (also known as the German Bulldog) was a breed of dog known for its strength and agility. The breed was closely related to the Bärenbeisser (some believe that the two… Read More
2018-02-27 16:43
A Bulldog is a medium-sized breed of dog commonly referred to as the English Bulldog or British Bulldog. It is a muscular, hefty dog with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. Th… Read More
Miniature Bull Terrier
2018-02-26 13:53
The Bull Terrier (Miniature) is a breed with origins in the extinct English White Terrier, the Dalmatian and the Bulldog. The first existence is documented 1872 in The Dogs of British Island… Read More
2018-02-24 13:25
TheBull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family. There is also a miniature version of this breed which is officially known as the Miniature Bull Terrier.AppearanceThe Bull Terrier's… Read More
Bull And Terrier
2018-02-23 14:52
The Bull and Terrier is an extinct type of dog that was the progenitor of the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, English Bull Terrier and the Staffordshire Bull Terri… Read More
2018-02-22 14:24
The Bucovina Shepherd (Câine Ciobănesc de Bucovina) is one of the largest and most powerful, rustic livestock guardian dogs, with strong watch dog qualities, which was developed o… Read More
Bruno Jura Hound
2018-02-21 13:57
The Bruno Jura hound is a domestic dog, developed in the Middle Ages for hunting in the Jura Mountains on the Swiss-French border.They are found in a variety of colors and have a broad head… Read More
Broholmer Dog
2018-02-20 14:52
The Broholmer, also called the Danish Mastiff, is a large Molosser breed of dog from Denmark, recognized by the Danish Kennel Club and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale… Read More
Brittany Dog
2018-02-19 13:22
The Brittany is a breed of gun dog bred primarily for bird hunting. Although it is often referred to as a spaniel, the breed's working characteristics are more akin to those of a pointer or… Read More
Briquet Griffon Vendéen
2018-02-18 12:34
A Briquet Griffon Vendéen is a breed of hunting dog originating in France. Prior to the first World War it was bred down in size by the Comte d’Elva from the Grand Griffon Vend… Read More
Briard Dog
2018-02-17 14:41
The Briard  is an ancient breed of large herding dog, originally from France. A Briard-type dog appears in Gaston Febus' Livre de chasse ("Book of the Hunt"), written in the late 14th c… Read More
Brazilian Terrier
2018-02-16 14:02
The Brazilian Terrier, is a breed of dog developed in Brazil. It is one of several terriers probably descended from the combining of the Fox Terrier with other small breeds.DescriptionOrigin… Read More
2018-02-15 13:35
Brazilian Dogo(Portuguese: Dogue Brasileiro), also called Brazilian Dogge, is a Molosser-type working dog breed originating in Brazil. It is neither recognized by the Fédératio… Read More
Braque Saint-Germain
2018-02-14 13:25
The Braque Saint-Germain (FCI No. 115) (translated into English as the St. Germain Pointing Dog) is a medium-large breed of dog, a versatile hunter used for hunting as a gun dog and pointer… Read More
Braque Francais
2018-02-13 14:47
The Braques français are hunting dogs, from a very old type of gun dog used for pointing the location of game birds for a hunter. There are two breeds of Braque français, both… Read More
Braque Du Puy
2018-02-12 14:02
The Braque du Puy was an old breed of hunting dog in France, bred for hunting in the lowlands and known for being fast and flexible. The breed was created in Poitou in the 19th century by cr… Read More
Braque Du Bourbonnais
2018-02-10 15:11
The Braque du Bourbonnais is a breed of gundog, of rustic appearance, sometimes born with a short tail, with a coat ticked with liver or fawn.HistoryOriginsIt had been described for the firs… Read More
Braque D'Auvergne
2018-02-08 13:51
The Braque d'Auvergne is a breed of dog originating in the mountain area of Cantal, in the historic Auvergne province in the mid-south of France. It is a pointer and versatile gundog. The br… Read More
Bracco Italiano
2018-02-07 13:19
The Bracco Italiano  is a breed of dog developed in Italy as a versatile gun dog.DescriptionThe Bracco - or Italian Pointer- should be athletic and powerful in appearance, most resembli… Read More
Boykin Spaniel
2018-02-06 13:56
The Boykin Spaniel is a medium-sized breed of dog, a Spaniel bred for hunting wild turkeys and ducks in the Wateree River Swamp of South Carolina, in the United States. It is the state dog o… Read More
Boxer (dog)
2018-02-05 15:23
The Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog, developed in Germany. The coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colours are fawn or brindled, with or without white markings, and white. B… Read More

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