Dog Breeds

Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer originated in Germany and was previously used as a herding dog. However, with its high intelligence, alertness, loyalty and strength it has been labelled as one of the best breed of dogs. It is also extremely playful and energetic as is common with most terriers and therefore makes a great house pet. They love to learn different ...

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Spanish Water Dog

The Spanish Water Dog is a native of Spain which was basically bred as a dog who helped farmers in herding sheep or other livestock. He has also proved to be very useful as a gundog and as an assistant to fishermen. As a house pet, he is extremely energetic and playful and has high protective and territorial instincts. History ...

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Small Munsterlander

Small Munsterlander has been a favourite house pet for many households in Europe as well as USA for centuries. He was bred as a hunting dog and therefore has natural hunting instincts but is also quite playful and friendly which makes him an excellent companion for kids. History and Health : History – This breed of dog originated in the ...

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Schapendoes

Schapendoes, also commonly known as the Dutch Sheepdog is adorable dog with a shaggy look because of their long coat. Although they are natives of Netherlands and mostly found in surrounding areas only, they are very popular as house pets because of their lively, playful and kind nature as well as extreme affection. He is basically a dog used for ...

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Redbone Coonhound

The Redbone Coonhound is basically a hunting dog. This breed is considered to be a pure breed which specializes in hunting bears, raccoons and cougars. They are fast runners and extremely agile. They are also very adaptable as they can hunt in all sorts of terrain from swamplands to mountains. As a house pet too, these dogs prove to be ...

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Rafeiro do Alentejo

The Rafeiro de Alentejo is a very large sized mountain dog who is said to have genetically developed from the original mountain dogs of the Tibetan highlands. It was used basically as a guard dog for large estates but has also been known to be skilful in herding sheep. Due to its large size as well as serious nature it ...

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Pyrenean Shepherd

The Pyrenean Shepherd is basically a native of the French Pyrenees Mountains where he is used as a herding dog. He may not be as big in size as other herding breeds of dogs but he is extremely energetic, agile and very intelligent. Besides rigorous daily exercise, these dogs always need to be involved in activities which will stimulate their ...

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Peruvian Inca Orchid

The Peruvian Inca Orchid is one of the most ancient breeds of dogs which was recognized almost 3,000 years ago. They are natives of Peru and were considered very valuable during the Inca Empire which gave them their name. The most striking feature about this breed is their lack of coat or hair which sets them apart from any other ...

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Norrbottenspets

The Norrbottenspets dog is a native of Sweden but is also very popular in the neighbouring country of Finland. The original purpose for breeding this dog was for helping in farming activities, but due to its intelligence, alertness and agility, it soon turned into a hunting dog and was very popular for hunting wild geese and raccoon. He is known ...

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Finnish Spitz

The Finnish Spitz is the national dog of Finland which is very popular for its unique hunting skills. As compared to other hunting dogs, the Finnish Spitz is a very small dog and does not take on the prey like some other breeds of dogs do. Rather, its job is to point out to the hunters where the prey is ...

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