Category: Dog Breeds

Azawakh

The Azawakh is a sight hound dog breed from Africa. Rangy, leggy, lean, and elegant, the Azawakh is extremely high-stationed, taller than it is long. Its back length should be 90 percent of its leg length to withers (shoulder blades). It has a deep chest, which should not go below …

Australian Terrier

A spirited, small breed of dog in the terrier family is the Australian Terrier. It stands around 10 inches (25 cm) high at the withers and weighs around 14 pounds (aprroximately 6.3 kg). It is a low-set dog; the length of its body is longer than its height at the …

Argentine Dogo

The Dogo Argentino also known as the Argentine Dogo is a large, white, muscular dog that was developed in Argentina for big game hunting. The Dogo Argentino is a large, white, short-coated dog with a smooth, muscular body, displaying both power and athletic ability. The length of body is just …

Appenzeller Sennenhund

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a medium-size breed of dog from Switzerland whose original purpose was as a flock guardian, a draft dog and general farm dog. It is still used for these tasks today but also excels in obedience competitions and Schutzhund. It has a friendly disposition, and makes a …

English Foxhound

The English Foxhound is more stout in physical appearance than the American Foxhound. Although the exact origin of this breed is unknown, we do know that particular pedigrees were kept of English Foxhounds since the 1700s. This is longer than any other dog breed. Fox hunting was a sport that …

Manchester Terrier

The Manchester Terrier has been described “cat-like” because of its overly-cautious demeanor, independent personality and they also take great pride in keeping themselves clean, similar to what a cat does. The Manchester Terrier is friendly towards other dogs and highly-affectionate with it owners. However, when strange people approach this dog …

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier is a terrier that loves to play and explore. They are an affectionate breed, loving, and devoted to the family. Lakeland Terriers also make excellent watchdogs, like most terriers. It is their nature to be weary of strangers, especially of approaching individuals on their territory. These dogs …

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is a dog that is courageous, bold, independent, playful and with a boisterous attitude. These husky members of the Hound Group are a combination of spitz-like traits, mixed with that of the hound, and always looking for the next outdoor adventure. With its high energy levels and …

Saluki

I don’t know about you, but I have to be honest and say I have never heard of the Saluki dog breed. Apparentky the Saluki is considered to be the most ancient of all dog breeds. There is evidence of their existence found in art work on Egyptian tombs that …