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Scottish Terrier

Scottish Terrier

Scottish Terrier, also known as Aberdeen Terrier or simply Scottie is a small terrier dog with a brave and playful temperament. Though, usually good around children, these dogs are still not recommended for very small children, especially when unsupervised. As the name suggests, Scottish Terrier dog breed originated in Scotland. The breed, originally used for hunting vermin

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Victorian Bulldog

Victorian Bulldog

Though intimidating to look at, Victorian Bulldog is an affectionate and reliable dog that thrives on human companionship. The dog is medium to large in size and resembles English Bulldog. These dogs are recognized by the Victorian Bulldog Society (VBS) of Great Britain, Victorian Bulldog Foundation (VBF), Dog Registry of America (DRA) and Backwoods Bulldog

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Schipperke

Schipperke

Schipperke dogs are highly devoted and self confident small sized dogs that originated in Belgium. These mischievous, inquisitive and high spirited dogs make for exciting and entertaining companion dogs for caring and dedicated families. In earlier times, these low maintenance dogs with black hair coats were used by middle class families as vermin hunters and

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Valley Bulldog

Valley Bulldog

Valley Bulldog is a medium sized dog with a stern expression but playful, outgoing and stable personality. This breed of dogs is believed to have originated in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada and is therefore named Valley Bulldog. Valley Bulldog breed has been developed from the cross breeding of English Bulldog and Boxer dogs. Therefore, the Boxer

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Sarplaninac

Sarplaninac

Sarplaninac is an ancient flock guarding dog that takes work quite seriously and does not trust any one completely. The breed originated in Yugoslavia; to be specific, southwest part of Srbija and the northwest part of Macedonia. The breed was named after the mountains of Shar Planina. Sarplaninac dog breed was registered with the Fédération

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Treeing Walker Coonhound

Treeing Walker Coonhound dogs are intelligent and friendly hardworking dogs that love to spend time outdoors. Characterized by a powerful sense of smell, these extremely fast tracking and treeing dogs are good at hunting squirrels, raccoons and other similar animals. The breed is believed to have descended from English Foxhound dog breed that Thomas Walker

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Samoyed

Samoyed

Samoyed is an ancient dog breed originating in Northwest Russia and Western Siberia. The name Samoyed is derived from the nomadic Samoyed tribe of Siberia. These dogs were originally used for herding, sledding, guarding reindeer, hunting bears etc. The gentle and lovely Samoyed dogs love to play with children. These delightful dogs are highly devoted to

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Saluki

Saluki

Saluki, also known as Persian Greyhound, is an ancient sighthound. The graceful dog is characterized by immense speed, endurance and stamina. The breed is also known by other names like Gazelle Hound, Persian Sighthound, Arabian Hound, Royal Dog of Egypt etc. This member of the hound group is considered to be one of the oldest

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Toy Poodle

Toy Poodle

As the name suggests, Toy Poodle is the smallest of the three types of Poodle dogs. Like other Poodles, Toy Poodle dogs are also characterized by a high degree of intelligence. The breed is also known by other names like French Poodle, Barbone, Pudle, Caniche etc. The exact origin of the breed is not known

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Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard breed dogs are large and powerful working dogs. These gentle dogs are quite tolerant of small children. Saint Bernard puppies tend to grow quite fast, especially during the first year but they are usually slow to mature. This ancient dog breed originated in Italy/Switzerland. The monks of the Alpine passes of Switzerland then

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