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Shiloh Shepherd

Shiloh Shepherd

Shiloh Shepherd dogs are quite similar to German Shepherd dogs but with a more even temperament, bigger size and better hips. However, as these dogs tend to be dominating, they are usually recommended for assertive and experienced dog owners. Apart from being excellent companion dogs, these highly trainable dogs can also be used for the

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Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog, better known as stumpy or heeler, is a bobtailed, medium sized dog mainly found in Australia. It is believed that Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog is the first pure breed to be developed in Australia and was recognized by the Australian National Kennel Club in 1988. This breed of Stumpy Tail Cattle

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Standard Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzer is a medium-sized working dog with a lovable and spirited personality. This is the oldest of three distinct Schnauzer breeds, that is, Standard, Miniature and Giant Schnauzer. These smart and devoted dogs make outstanding companion dogs. They are skilled at tasks like tracking, retrieving, herding, search and rescue, military work, bomb and drug

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Standard Poodle

Standard Poodle

Standard Poodle is a smart and active dog. In fact, Poodle is considered as one of the most intelligent breed of dogs. According to the size, Poodles are divided into three types: Toy Poodles, Miniature Poodles and Standard Poodles. Out of these, the Standard Poodles are generally medium to large in size. Other popular names

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog breed was developed in England, particularly for bull baiting by crossing Bulldogs and certain other terriers similar to Manchester Terriers. Later, when bull baiting was declared illegal, these dogs were gradually introduced in dog shows where they excelled eventually. These dogs are tenacious yet highly affectionate. They are generally playful around children

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Spinone Italiano

Spinone Italiano

Spinone Italiano is a versatile hunting dog characterized by immense strength and stamina and good sense of smell. The breed can be used for hunting in all types of weather conditions and on all terrains. It is quite popular in Italy and European countries but relatively less common in USA. Exact information regarding the dog’s

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South Russian Ovtcharka

South Russian Ovtcharka

South Russian Ovtcharka is a large and robust dog covered with profuse long hair coat and possessing a lively and undemanding but independent personality. There are different views regarding the origin of these dogs. Some believe they originated in Russia whereas some believe that these dogs have been developed from European sheepdogs that were used

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Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier dogs are highly sociable medium sized dogs with a great amount of energy and enthusiasm. This hypoallergenic dog breed originated in Ireland and is believed to be associated with the Kerry Blue and Irish Terrier dog breeds. In earlier times, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier dogs were primarily used for the

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Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier is a tough, courageous yet mild mannered dog that makes an amiable family pets. This working dog was initially developed as hunting dog. The breed originated during the 16th century in the Isle of Skye, off the coast of Scotland and hence named Skye Terrier. There are various theories regarding the origination of

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Silken Windhound

Silken Windhound

Silken Windhound is a small longhaired sighthound that is considered as a good coursing dog with exceptional running ability. The elegant and responsive dog excels in agility, competitive obedience and is considered as an amazing therapy dog. This rare breed was originally developed in the United States by breeder Francie Stull. The breed combines the

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