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Goldendoodles Dog Breed

Cider the GoldendoodleThe Goldendoodle is the result of Poodle to Golden Retriever breedings. A blend of two fabulous friendly smart breeds and probably one of the most popular dogs we know. A true socialite, the Goldendoodle generally gets along well …

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 …

Leonberger Dog Breed

Leonberger The Leonberger is a giant German dog breed, named after the town of Leonberg (Male Leonbergers have a lion-like mane on the neck and chest). It can weigh up to 170 pounds. It is believed that the Leonberger was developed during the the 1800′ …

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Dog Breed

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers are believed to have been developed through a mixture of retrievers, spaniels and setters and possibly a farm collie cross as well. The breed was apparently originally known as the …

Dalmatian Dog Breed

Dalmatian Originating in the former Yugoslavia, the Dalmatian became very popular as a carriage dog in the 1800s, trotting alongside horse-drawn vehicles, especially fire engines. The Dalmatian is alert and active, possessing great endurance, speed and …

Siberian Husky Dog Breed

Siberian Husky Siberian Huskies originated in Russia and were developed by the Chukchi people of northeast Asia as their only means of transportation. Famous for their sled-pulling strength, endurance and stamina, they descended from the original sled …

Poodle Dog Breed

Poodle The Poodle has been known in Russia and Germany since the early 16th century. The breed is related to the Portuguese Water Dog and Irish Water Spaniel, and its first job was to retrieve waterfowl. In France, the Poodle was used to scent out truf …

Schnauzer- Miniature, Giant and Standard Dog Breed

The Schnauzer The Schnauzer was originally from Germany, and its name is believed to be derived from the word snout.  This versatile breed comes in 3 sizes, Mini, Standard and Giant, with the mini becoming increasingly popular in cities.  This breed is …

Chihuahua Dog Breed

Chihuahua There are several theories surrounding the origin of the Chihuahua. Some believe it’s ancestors lived in Egypt, while others say it was domesticated in Mexico. The breed is reported to have been discovered late in the 19th century by American …

Border Collie Dog Breed

Border Collie The Border Collie is recognized by many as the finest sheep-herding dog in the world. They have long been valued by farmers in the border region between Scotland and England. Border Collies are medium sized dogs with strong and muscular b …

Shih Tzu Dog Breed

Shih Tzu It is believed the Shih Tzu’s ancestry can be traced back to the temple dogs of Tibet, which were bred for over 2000 years. The breed was developed in Beijing, China by crossing Tibetan dogs with the resident Pekingese. The Shih Tzu was recogn …

Shetland Sheepdog Dog Breed

Shetland Sheepdog The Shetland Sheepdog (also known as Sheltie) originated off the northeast coast of Scotland in the rugged Shetland Islands. Early Shelties were a nondescript group until they were taken to the mainland where dog enthusiasts crossbred …

French Bulldog Dog Breed

French Bulldog Originally considered as Toy Bulldogs, the French Bulldog was popularized in France during the mid-19th century. Disenfranchised English lacemakers emigrating to the country made the breed popular before they found their way into the hea …