Charming, ancient Chinese breed, Pugs make loyal companions. Low shedding coat, indoor pets, avoid heat. Ideal for adventures, small and loyal.
Farmers created Rat Terriers in the US for rat hunting. They're energetic, tenacious, and need regular exercise. Two sizes: miniature & standard.
Rhodesian Ridgeback: SA breed, ridge on back, protects homes, low shedding, easy grooming. Developed to corral large game.
Weimaraner: German hunting dog, "gray ghost" due to silver coat. Low-maintenance grooming: brush for loose hair, occasional bath. Fast & endurance.
Gentle giant mastiffs make great family pets with low grooming needs. However, they shed a lot and drool, not suitable for dog allergy sufferers.
Boston Terrier: "American Gentleman" with tuxedo coat, full of energy, affectionate, low-maintenance, minimal shedding. Fun-loving and clownish.
Hungarian Vizsla: Excellent pointers & retrievers, lovely, active companions with low-maintenance short coats - minimal shedding.
Chihuahua: tiny, confident, attention-loving dog with short or long coat. Bold and big-dog attitude in a mini body. Grooming varies.
Beagles: Popular, shed moderately, minimal debris coat, energetic, stubborn but cheerful. Ideal for active households.
Dachshund: lovable, energetic, 3 coat types - smooth, long-haired, wire-haired. Grooming varies, baths as needed. Excellent watchdog.