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Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog is a large, sturdy and intelligent working breed. These tri color dogs, gentle and easy going in temperament, are excellent with children. Physically as well as mentally, they tend to mature a bit slowly as compared to other dog breeds. This breed was originally named Durrbachler. This name was derived from the name

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Bergamasco

Bergamasco

Bergamasco is a medium-sized, brave and intelligent dog. This ancient and relatively rare breed is native to Italy. The dog was originally used for the purpose of herding sheep and cows. Bergamasco dogs are characterized by a unique hair coat having three types of hair that form mats or flocks. These dogs are believed to

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Belgian Tervuren

Belgian Tervuren

Belonging to the family of Belgium Sheepdogs, Belgian Tervuren breed dogs originated in Belgium. Most of the kennel clubs consider all the four types of Belgium Sheepdogs as the same breed with different varieties of hair coats. Apart from Belgium Tervuren, the other three varieties of Belgium Sheepdogs are Belgian Malinois, Belgian Groenendael and Belgian Laekenois. These

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Belgian Malinois

Belgian Malinois

Belgian Malinois is a medium sized working dog. It is one of the four varieties of Belgium sheepherding dogs. These dogs are active, protective and hardworking. Hence, they are used for various purposes like herding, tracking, personal protection, police work etc. These highly energetic dogs do well under the ownership of experienced owners. Therefore, they should

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Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier dogs, earlier known as the Rothbury Terrier or Rodbery Terrier dogs were originally developed in Northumberland, England. Appearance-wise, these dogs are quite similar to lambs. They were primarily used by miners for the purpose of hunting rabbits, badgers and foxes. They were also used as fighting dogs. The breed is believed to have

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Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie dogs originated in Scotland. Earlier, these medium sized adorable dogs were primarily used as herding dogs. Highland Collie, Mountain Collie, Argle Bargle and Hairy Mou’ed Collie are some other names for Bearded Collie dog breed. The breed is believed to have been developed by the cross breeding of Polish Lowland Sheepdogs with Old English

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Basset Hound

Basset Hound

Basset Hound is a peaceful and sweet little dog. These well behaved dogs tend to have an extremely tolerant and affectionate temperament. Therefore, they make for excellent family dog. They usually get along well with small children and other pets in the house. These short legged scent hounds are believed to have originated in France. They

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Basset Artesien Normand

Basset Artesien Normand

Famous breeders Louis Lane and Count Le Coulteux de Canteleu produced two types of Norman Bassets from a common ancestry type. Today’s Basset Artesien Normand dog was developed by Louis Lane. These dogs are good at carrying out functions like tracking, hunting and retrieving because they were originally bred to hunt rabbits, foxes and other

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Basenji

Basenji

Basenji dogs are intelligent yet independent small sized dogs with unique personality. One of the most popular traits of these adorable dogs is their tendency to produce yodel like sounds instead of the usual barks, especially when they are happy. Plus, they do not bark much. Therefore, at times they are also referred to as

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Banter Bulldogge

Banter Bulldogge

Banter Bulldogge is an athletic breed that was developed by Todd Tripp of Southern Ohio. This working dog was developed in late 1990s in an attempt to recreate the Brabanter Bullenbeisser (old Molosser dogs of the area of Brabant) of 1700s and early 1800s. Mr. Tripp did extensive research and used selective breeding in making

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