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Maltese Dog Breed

Maltese The Maltese is believed to be the oldest European Toy breed. The ancestors of the Maltese were thought to have been introduced to Malta by the Phoenicians. It was also well known in England at the time of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). The Maltese ar …

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed

Yorkshire Terrier In its early days, the Yorkshire Terrier, which developed in the north of England in the mid-19th century, had the job of chasing rats in the coal pits and cotton mills. While the original Yorkies were larger dogs, a cross to the Malt …

Chinese Crested Dog Breed

Chinese Crested Although the exact origin of the Chinese Crested dog remains a mystery, it is believed they developed from African hairless dogs that were acquired by the Chinese and reduced in size. The Chinese Crested is thought to have been a ratter …

Pomeranian Dog Breed

Pomeranian Pomeranians, or Poms, are Toy breeds from the Spitz family that originally descended from Icelandic sled dogs. They became popularized when Queen Victoria fell in love with the breed while holidaying in Florence. After her trip she actively …