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Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog, also known as Czech Wolfdog, Slovak Wolfdog, Czechoslovakian Vlcak etc is a relatively new breed. The breed was originally used for military work. Gradually, people started recognizing this wolf-dog hybrid’s other talents like herding, search and rescue, tracking, agility, obedience and so on. As the name suggests, the breed originated in Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakian

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Cretan Hound

Cretan Hound

Cretan Hound is a primitive hunting breed that was originally used people of Minoan civilization for chasing wild rabbits and hare on the harsh terrain of the island of Crete in Greece. The breed is also known as Kritikos Ichnilatis. Nowadays, these dogs are also used for functions like tracking, coursing and guarding. Some ancient

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Coton De Tulear

Coton De Tulear

Coton De Tulear dogs are friendly and sociable Bischon-type dogs. They are often associated with French Bischon and Italian Bolognese breed dogs. Coton De Tulear breed dogs are believed to have originated in the Tuléar or Toliara city, Madagascar. In earlier times, these gun dogs used to serve the wealthy and upper class residents of

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Cesky Terrier

Cesky Terrier

Cesky Terrier, also known as Ceský Teriér or Bohemian Terrier, is a sweet, playful, responsive dog that is comparatively less aggressive and more peaceful than other terrier dogs. The dog is strong, sturdy and characterized by a great deal of stamina. Cesky Terrier was originally developed by Czechoslovakian Geneticist, Frantisek Horak to breed a tough little

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Chacy Ranior

Chacy Ranior

Chacy Ranior or Chacy Bear is an active little dog with a lovely and lively personality. The breed originated in United States in the year 2000. It was initially known as “Shichon” but the name was changed to Chacy Ranior in December 2005. The reason for changing the breed’s name was that Shichon was often

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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever dogs are medium to large sized sporting dogs. They were developed from Newfoundland dogs and later cross bred with various local retrievers around the Chesapeake Bay area in Unites States. The breed is also referred to as CBR, Chessie or Chesapeake. Characterized by a great amount of enthusiasm and endurance, Chesapeake Bay Retriever dogs

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Chihuahua

Chihuahua

Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dogs. In fact, the breed is often referred to as miniature, tiny toy, teacup etc because of the small size. Though, some Chihuahua dogs have also been known to grow up to a height of 12 inches. Their large, round eyes and human like expression on the face make

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Chinese Chongqing Dog

Chinese Chongqing Dog

Chinese Chongqing Dog is a rare ancient breed that originated in Chongqing city of China around 200 A.D. since Han Dynasty of Ancient China. The breed is rare even in its native region, that is, China. Although these dogs were once the favorite of old nobles and royals, they came on the verge of extinction

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Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested is a cheerful little dog that comes in two varieties, Powderpuff and Hairless. Powderpuff Chinese Crested dogs have long hair coats whereas the Hairless Chinese Crested dogs are hairless and have long hair only on the tail, feet and head. Both the varieties are usually born in the same litter. The exact origin

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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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