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Belgian Malinois Dog Breed

The Belgian Malinois is a working dog breed. It was originally bred around the town of Malines for sheep herding and protecting the farm and livestock. It was recognized by the AKC in 1959. It is smart, proud, high energy and loyal. It is a muscular, l …

Beagle Dog Breed

Beagle The Beagle is thought to have evolved from small foxhounds. It originated in Britain and was bred to hunt rabbits and hares. The Beagle is the most popular of its classification with its lively and easy-going personality. A pack dog by nature, t …

St. Bernard Dog Breed

St. Bernard The St. Bernard originated in Switzerland, where monks are said to have bred these large dogs since the 17th century. It is probable that the St. Bernard developed from the heavy mastiffs brought to Switzerland by the Roman armies during th …

German Shepherd Dog Breed

German Shepherd The German Shepherd originated in Germany and is a relatively new working breed, a little more than a hundred years old. It was first exhibited at a show in 1882, although its working and herding ancestry dates further back. German Shep …