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Alpine Dachsbracke

Alpine Dachsbracke

Alpine Dachsbracke is a robust and fearless hunting dog. The breed is considered to be a member of the most valued scent-hound family. Certain other names for these dogs are Basset des Alpes, Perro tejonero alpino, Alpenländische Dachsbracke and Alpenlandischer Dachsbracke. Initially, these small to average-sized dogs were used by mountain huntsmen to hunt wounded

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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute is a large, wolf-like dog originating from western Alaska. The breed is quite similar to Siberian Husky in appearance. These beautiful as well as massive sled dogs are capable of puling heavy weight even in extreme weather conditions. Although, nowadays, these athletic dogs are being used as wonderful family dogs. These dogs are affectionate and

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Alaskan Klee Kai

Alaskan Klee Kai

Alaskan Klee Kai is a relatively new dog breed and is available in toy, miniature and standard sizes. The curious, outgoing and moderately active Alaskan Klee Kai breed dogs are well suited for active dog owners. The breed was developed by a combination of Alaskan Husky, Schipperke and American Eskimo dog breeds. Alaskan Klee Kai can be

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Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky is a hybridized dog breed similar to Siberian Husky. These dogs were originally developed in the United States by careful cross breeding of several dogs such as Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute, German Shephard, Border Collie etc. They are primarily used as working dogs for purposes like sled pulling and dog sled racing. Unlike Siberian Husky, Alaskan Husky

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Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is an extremely rare dog breed. The breed was originally developed by breeder PaPa Buck Lane in the South Georgia Alapaha River region and used as plantation watchdog and cattle dog. He used his dog Otto for this purpose After PaPa Buck’s death in 1943, Otto continued serving his master sincerely

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Alano Espanol

Alano Espanol

Alano Espanol is a calm and serious large sized dog. The breed was originally used for bull baiting, hunting big game, guarding livestock and handling wild cattle. It is believed that Alano Espanol dog breed, also known as Spanish Alano or Spanish Bulldog, was brought to Spain when Alans conquered the Iberian Peninsula in 406

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Akbash Dog

Akbash Dog

Akbash Dog is a rare breed of dog that is believed to have originated in the region of Western Turkey almost 3000 years back. These large, primitive guard dogs are best matched with experienced dog owners who understand canine behavior well. The name Akbash has been derived from the Turkish word “akbas” that means white head. The

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Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier

Being the largest of all terrier dog breeds, Airedale Terrier dog breed is regarded as the “King of Terriers”. The breed originated in Airedale in Yorkshire, England. Airedale Terrier dogs are also known by other names like Waterside Terriers and Bingley Terriers. These dogs were originally used to hunt otters. They were also used as

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Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound dogs are ancient and elegant sighthounds characterized by a great deal of agility and endurance. These aristocratic dogs are have a distinctive and beautiful thick, long and silky hair coat with a peculiar coat pattern. Certain other names for Afghan Hound dogs are Sage Baluchi, Baluchi Hound, Lebrel Afgano, Tazi, Ogar Afgan, Afghanischer Windhund

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Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher dog breed is a toy breed with terrier temperament. The breed originated in Germany but specific data about its exact origin is not available as it is one of the oldest toy breeds. German paintings dating back to the 15th century had pictures of dogs resembling Affenpinscher dogs These dogs are believed to have descended

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