Dog Breeds

Poodle (Standard)

Poodle (Standard)

One of a kind — second most intelligent — and seventh most popular breed, it’s no wonder two hncountries contend for the Standard Poodle. Most kennels give the origins nod to Germany, but France isn’t backing down from tackling their claim. While their origins are up for debate, especially the …

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Shiloh Shepherd

Shiloh Shepherd

Every breed comes from a breeder who had a vision. The Shiloh Shepherd is a recent reminder of what a dog lover’s imagination can do. In fact, the breed owes their inception from one woman out of New York. If you are wondering why the Shiloh Shepherd looks like a …

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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Whether the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a French breed, a native of Germany or the Netherlands should be irrelevant. What’s more is that they’ve come the ayatollah of Gun Dogs. This medium size breed, high energetic and versatile, is the dream dog for on the foot hunters.  To be sure, …

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Cane Corso

Cane Corso

The Cane Corso, a canine that is impressive in stature, and the epitome of what a rugged dog should and does look like. Unfortunately, some towns and cities across the U.S.—as well as homeowner insurance groups have allowed the rough exterior of this breed to shape its overall opinion and …

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West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

If you see a moving cotton ball around the backyard, no need to get the fear, that’s just the lovable West Highland White Terrier. Said to be the youngest of the Scottish Terrier lot, the Westie is as bold as they are show boaters.  If you want bestie like the Westie — …

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Whippet

Whippet

If you couldn’t afford a Greyhound a century ago, then you would probably buy one of the fastest breeds on the planet — a Whippet. In England, people would call this medium size hound, “The Poor Man’s Greyhound.” And then the breed’s popularity began to explode. Annually, in England, the …

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White Shepherd

White Shepherd

They may be Caucasian, but whatever you do, do not call the White Shepherd an albino. Along with that myth, the white version of the great German Shepherd often faces plenty of confusion. As in, are they a distinct breed or are they a blemish of the German Shepherd? Indeed, …

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Wire Fox Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier

There may not be another breed that enjoys the bright lights and red carpet treatment as the Wire Fox Terrier does. This former burrower is the king of dog shows, not to mention, owning the Westminster. Handsome and smart, the Wire Fox will excel in things other breeds wish they …

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Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

There may not be as elegant nor a more popular terrier in the world than that of the Yorkshire Terrier. With its long flowing and dashing coat, the Yorkie has seen many changes since their conception in the mid 1800’s. While most enthusiasts celebrate their blue coats, it turns out, …

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Xoloitzcuintli

Xoloitzcuintli

They are cute, they are sacred and the Xoloitzcuintli is so scrumptious that it is said people would eat them. As chilling as that may sound, it wasn’t all bad for the Xolo. As some call them, the Mexican Hairless, many consider them to be oldest dogs among us. Some …

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