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Alaskan Malamute
      

Sometimes the breed is confused with a Siberian Husky because it was originally intended for sled dog. Other times, Alaskan Malamutes are used for mushing, skijoring, cross-country travel, and bikejoring.
American Staffordshire Terrier
      

The breed is a relative of the American Pit Bull Terrier and was bred for Fighting as well as for hunting.
American Water Spaniel
      

The American Water Spaniel (AWS) is a rare breed with only an estimated 3000 in existence on any given date. The breed was reportedly developed in the Fox and Wolf River valleys of Wisconsin.
Australian Cattle Dog
      

The Australian Cattle dog was specifically bred for the harsh land of Australia. It is an excellent herder and working dog with oustanding ability for training. It is also known as "the blue heeler".
Bearded Collie
      

The Bearded Collie is an ancient Scottish breed of herding dog. It is said to have evolved from Polish Lowland Sheepdogs which bred with the native sheep herding dogs of the British Isles early in the1500s.
Beauceron
      

The earliest record of what is thought to be a Beauceron dates back to a Renaissance manuscript of 1578. Some of the Beaucerons talents are tracking, herding, watchdogging, guarding, police work, military work, agility, competitive obedience, French Ring Sport, and Schutzhund.
Bedlington Terrier
      

The Bedlington Terrier originated in the north of England where they were said to have been favoured by the gypsies who used them as game hunters.
Belgian Malinois
      

These dogs make excellent police and guard dogs, as well as excellent pets. Their Belgian city of origin is Malines. They have been known to excel in tracking, agility, obedience and protection.
Belgian Sheepdog
      

Also know as the Belgian Shepherd Dog or Chien de Berger Belge. Can refer to any of four varieties of dog: the Groenendael, the Laekenois, the Tervuren, or the Malinois. The Groenendael is one of the most popular. Belgian Sheepdogs are wonderful companion dogs & have been used as search and rescue dogs, message carriers and police dogs throughout history.
Berger Picard
      

Although the Berger Picard made an appearance at the first French dog show in 1863, the breed's rustic appearance did not lead to popularity as a show dog. Even though Picards continued to be shown and participated in defense and guarding trials, the breed was not officially recognized in France until 1925.
Bloodhound
      

The Bloodhound's scenting reputation is second to none with an olfactory ability claimed to be three million times more powerful than the human sense of smell.
Blue Tick Coonhound
      

The Bluetick Coonhound, which probably originated in Louisiana, is thought to be bred from English foxhounds, cur dogs, and the Bleu Gascogne French hound.
Bracco Italiano
      

Briard
      

Brussels Griffon
      

Bulldog
      

English.
Cairn Terrier
      

Cardigan Welsh Corgi
      

Catalonian Sheepdog
      

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
      

Chesapeake Bay Retriever
      

Chihuahua
      

Clumber Spaniel
      

Cocker Spaniel
      

Dalmation
      

Dinmont Terrier
      

English Setter
      

Field Spaniel
      

Fox Terrier (smooth)
      

German Shorthaired Pointer
      

German Wirehaired Pointer
      

Golden Retriever
      

Gordon Setter
      

Great Pyrenees
      

Greyhound
      

Ibizan Hound
      

Irish Water Spaniel
      

Irish Wolfhound
      

Kerry Blue Terrier
      

Kuvasz
      

Labrador Retriever
      

Lakeland Terrier
      

Lapphund
      

Lhasa Apso
      

Maltese Terrier
      

Manchester Terrier
      

Mastiff
      

Miniature Schnauzer
      

Norfolk Terrier
      

Otterhound
      

Parson Russel Terrier
      

Pembroke Welsh Corgi
      

Pharoah Hound
      

Plott Hound
      

Pointer
      

Polish Lowland
      

Pomeranian
      

Redtick Coonhound
      

Rhodesian Ridgeback
      

Rottweiler
      

Samoyed
      

Schapendoes
      

Scottish Deerhound
      

Silky Terrier
      

Smooth Fox Terrier
      

Staffordshire Bull Terrier
      

Swedish Valhund
      

Tibetan Spaniel
      

Buddhists teach that humans can be reincarnated as Tibetan Spaniels
Toy Fox Terrier
      

Volpino Italiano
      

Weimaraner
      

Welsh Terrier
      

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
      

Xoloitzcuintli
      



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