The Akita is a type of dog known as a spitz breed (also called a Northern breed), which have a double coat, long tail that curves over the back, and upright triangle-shaped ears.
Beagles are a type of hound known as scent hounds, which means they use their extraordinary sense of smell to assist hunters by sniffing out and tracking down prey.
The Cavalier King Charles spaniel is sweet, loving, and extremely loyal. The breed is a toy-sized spaniel, which means their ancestors were bird hunters long ago.
Weighing in at less than 6 pounds, the diminutive Chihuahua is one of the smallest breeds. Chihuahuas are feisty and don’t seem to realize they are tiny,
Anyone who has seen a Lassie movie or television episode knows that there aren’t many breeds more devoted than the collie. Collies are from the United Kingdom,
When German tax collector Louis Dobermann created the Doberman, he wanted a dog that was intimidating in looks, fiercely protective, and exceedingly loyal.
The German shepherd is fiercely loyal, courageous, and highly trainable—no wonder these dogs have long been used as as a police and military dogs.
The Great Dane was developed not in Denmark as the name might suggest but in Germany. This gentle giant is one of the tallest and largest dog breeds, but they are generally friendly toward people.
The Great Pyrenees has been used in the Pyrenees Mountains for centuries to watch over and protect sheep and other livestock from predators and thieves.