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Cane Corso Italiano

Cane Corso Italiano

Cane Corso Italiano is an active and intelligent Italian breed good at performing functions like herding, tracking, guarding, hunting, weight pulling, agility and so on. The breed is a descendent of Canis Pugnax or the old Roman Molossian. The name has been derived from a Latin word “Cohors” that means guarding. Cane Corso Mastiff, Italian

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Canis Panther

Canis Panther

Canis Panther is a loving and sensitive dog that was developed in 1970s in the United States as a specialized strain of personal protection dogs. This relatively rare breed that resembles a heavier Doberman was originally developed by breeder Scorpio Jones along with Michael Stratten and Lucas Lopez. Apart from serious protection work, these dogs

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Border Terrier

Border Terrier

Border Terrier is a small, energetic, good natured and agile breed dog with a unique otter-shaped head. These lovely and lively dogs love to play with small children. The highly active Border Terrier dogs can be completely laid back and lazy at times. The breed is believed to have originated in the border areas of

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Borzoi

Borzoi

Borzoi dogs are well behaved and aristocratic dogs possessing a great deal of speed and endurance. These large sized dogs are good at tasks like sighting, lure coursing and hunting wolves, hare, fox etc. In fact, the breed was originally bred to course wolves. These dogs were developed in Russia and were initially known as

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Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier is a small yet lively and enthusiastic breed of dog. The breed is known to be highly compatible with children as well as elderly people. These high spirited, lively dogs are loyal and amiable in disposition. They enjoy being around people and other pets. Therefore, they are quite popular as family dogs. They

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Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel dogs are medium sized working dogs. These intelligent dogs tend to have a keen sense of smell and hence are regarded as excellent bird hunters. In fact, Boykin Spaniel dogs are particularly popular among bird hunters in the Southern part of United States because of their exceptional hunting capabilities. The breed originated in

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Braque Du Bourbonnais

Braque Du Bourbonnais

Braque Du Bourbonnais is a balanced and cooperative gun dog. The breed originated in the Province of Bourbonnais in central France. “Braque” is a French word that means to aim or point. This is one of the most ancient pointing breed developed in France. The breed was initially standardized in 1930. There were no registrations

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Briard

Briard

Briard is a large French sheepdog that was originally used for the purpose of herding and guarding sheep from wild animals and poachers. Later on, these diligent dogs were also used as hunting dogs, tracking dogs, war dogs etc. The Briard dog breed is also known as Berger de Brie in French. These herding dogs

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Brittany

Brittany

Brittany breed dogs are medium sized, active, good natured and sensitive dogs. These dogs are gentle and friendly with children but have a tendency to become exuberant at times. These hardy sporting dogs serve as highly affectionate family dogs for active families. The breed was primarily bred in order to hunt birds. Brittany dog breed

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Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon dogs are small dogs with terrier like temperament. There are three variations of Griffon dogs. They are: Brussels Griffon, Belgian Griffon and Petit Brabançon. Certain kennel clubs recognize these varieties as varieties of the same dog breed and certain others classify all these three varieties as separate breeds. These three varieties are usually

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