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Dog Breeds from A to Z, Cat, and Pet Care Tips

Greyhound

Greyhound

Think of a Greyhound and you are sure to imagine a tall, sprinting dog flash through your mind. A Greyhound can easily outrun any other dog in just one sprint. Though, the high speed is compensated with a decrease in the level of endurance. Moreover, their natural hunting instincts are sometimes aroused by small animals.

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Greenland Dog

Greenland Dog

Greenland Dog is a polar Spitz-type working dog with a loving yet independent personality. The Nordic breed originated from the coastal area of Arctic regions, particularly Canada, Alaska, Northern Siberia and Greenland where it was used as sled dog. These dogs are believed to have accompanied the Sarqaq people to Greenland thousands of years back.

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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog breed was developed in Switzerland. These sturdy and robust dogs were originally used as draft dogs and farm sentinels in mountainous regions. They were also used for livestock management because of their good herding and guarding skills. These dogs are believed to have descended from the large Roman Mastiff dogs. They

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Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees dogs are huge in size and regality. They are calm, composed and easy going. These dogs are usually reserved and aloof with strangers, especially if not socialized from an early stage. They are quite strong physically as well as mentally and hence require firm and consistent training. Great Pyrenees dog breed is also

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Great Dane

Great Dane

Great Dane is one of the largest of all breeds of dogs and hence referred to as King of all dogs. Although, their rectangular shaped long heads never become puffed up due to this fact. The size of a Great Dane might frighten some of your guests but their gentle, playful and loving disposition is

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Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter dogs are sweet tempered dogs that were earlier used as bird dogs because of their powerful sense of smell. Characterized a great deal of stamina, these large sized dogs have the ability to hunt on land as well as water. Of the three Setter breeds, that is, Gordon Setter, English Setter and Irish Setter, Gordon Setter

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Goldendoodle

Goldendoodle

As the name suggests, Goldendoodle is a hybrid dog breed developed from the cross breeding of Golden Retriever and Poodle breed dogs. These intelligent dogs are easy going and reliable in temperament. They are not suspicious of strangers. In fact, they tend to greet them with great warmth and affection. They are classified as hunting or flushing

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Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever dogs are medium sized athletic dogs that are easy to train and well mannered. They are generally gentle and patient with children. So, families with small children can safely go for this dog breed. Plus, they generally do not bark much and hence do not invite complaints from the neighbors. Though, the neighbors

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Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer dogs are large sized versatile working dogs that originated in Germany. These highly active and high maintenance massive dogs do best under the leadership of experienced dog owners. The breed was developed by the cross breeding of Standard Schnauzer with Great Dane and Bouvier des Flandres dog breeds. Apart from herding, Giant Schnauzer

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German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer dogs are medium sized, hard working gun dogs that originated in Germany. They were primarily developed as hunting companions. Certain other names for this breed of dogs are Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutscher Drahthaariger, Vorstehhund etc. German Wirehaired Pointer dog breed is quite similar to German Shorthaired Pointer, however, both the breeds are

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