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Toy Fox Terrier

Toy Fox Terrier

Toy Fox Terrier dogs, also known as Amertoy or American Toy Terrier dogs are high spirited, small sized dogs that were originally developed for companionship. These loving and loyal dogs deserve equally dedicated and active skilled owners. This toy terrier breed was developed in the United States. These dogs descended from Smooth Fox Terrier dogs.

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Russian Toy

Russian Toy

Russian Toy is an intelligent and affectionate companion dog. This toy breed is believed to be one of the smallest breeds in the world. It was a highly valued decorative breed in Russia during early 20th century. Certain other names for these charming little dogs are Russkiy Toy, Russian Toy Terrier, Russian Longhaired Toy Terrier, Moscow Toy

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Tosa Inu

Tosa Inu

Tosa Inu is a large sized dog that is brave and well tempered. The breed originated in Japan in the old Tosa Province, now known as Kochi. The dog was used as a popular fighting dog in the region because it of its high threshold for pain. The powerful dog was often referred to as

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Tornjak

Tornjak

Tornjak is a large-sized livestock guardian dog with stable personality. The name Tornjak has been derived from the term Tor meaning enclosure for sheep and cattle. The breed originated in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. It was initially called Kanis Montanus meaning Mountain Dog but the local people preferred to call it Tornjak. The breed

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Rottweiler

Rottweiler

Rottweiler is a medium to large sized dog, originally used as a herding dog. These intelligent and alert dogs have a fairly good level of endurance. The high energy levels and intelligence can be put to use constructively with the help of proper training right from the beginning. The gentle and loving Rottweiler temperament is

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Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier dogs are medium sized, non sporting dogs. They are usually friendly, affectionate and tend to bond particularly well with one specific member of the family. It is interesting to note that even though the breed is named Tibetan Terrier, still it is not a terrier breed. The breed originated in the Lost Valley

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Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs are large and powerful dogs with a marvelous and endless supply of bravery and intelligence. They can be reserved in front of strangers but are usually full of unconditional love and devotion for their owners. These active dogs have a great level of endurance and stamina. Rhodesian Ridgeback breed dogs were used

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Thai Ridgeback

Thai Ridgeback

Thai Ridgeback dogs are considered as good guard dogs, hunting dogs as well companion dogs. These medium to large sized dogs are active, agile and characterized by great jumping ability. Previously, this breed was relatively unknown outside eastern Thailand. In fact, Thai Ridgeback dog breed is considered to be one of the oldest breeds in Southeast Asia.

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Tea Cup Poodle

Tea Cup Poodle

Tea Cup Poodle dogs are extra small Poodles that are even smaller than Toy Poodles. These dogs are officially not recognized by AKC and many other kennel clubs. Consequently, there are no specific universal breed standards for this dog breed. Like other Poodle dogs, Tea Cup Poodle dogs are also highly intelligent. Poodle dogs were

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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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