breeds

Westphalian Dachsbracke

The Westphalian Dachsbracke is a short legged medium sized breed of German origin. This breed that was developed in Germany’s Westphalia region is actually the downsized version of the German Hound. It is believed that the German Hound was crossed with the dachshund and produced this breed. This breed has retained most of the physical …

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Wetterhoun

“A cautious Frysk with a heart of gold”… this is the description given by the Dutch Wetterhoun Club to the breed of dog utilized to hunt small mammals and waterfowl in the lake district of its homeland. The Wetterhoun (pronounced as VETTERHOUN) was developed in Netherland’s Friesland province. The name was derived from the West …

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Whippet

The Whippet is an unusual looking dog, a member of the “sighthound” family that was originally bred for hunting small game in open fields but is more recognized for its prowess as a fine tuned racing dog. This means that they will pursue cats it is unfamiliar with and other small furry pets as well. …

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White English Bulldog

The White English Bulldog is one of the breeds with a rather misleading name. This breed also known as Old English White, English White, White English, and Old Southern White was developed not in UK but in Southern United States particularly in southern Georgia and Florida during the 16th and 17th centuries. English bulldog’s progenitors …

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White German Shepherd

The White German Shepherd is a muscled and powerfully built medium sized dog with an impressive looking white long double coat. This is an internationally recognized purebred. In effect, the breed has originated from Germany, Canada, and the United Sates. Registries in these countries such as the German Kennel Club, the Canadian Kennel club and …

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Wire Fox Terrier

The Wire Fox Terrier is possibly one of the most aggressive breeds of terrier that a pet owner can choose. While this does not disqualify it as a suitable pet for the home and family, it definitely means that it is a dog that ideally does require some experience with dogs to own. In the …

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Wirehaired Vizsla

The Wirehaired Vizsla is a sporting dog that originated in the country of Hungary. These dogs are loyal companions. They are also one of the smallest of the retriever breeds. Many people feel that one of the best characteristics of the Wirehaired Vizsla is its small size. It is interesting that even though this breed …

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Utonagan

Utonagan was derived from Ut! ô’naqan, a word that means Spirit of the Wolf in the Kathlamet dialect. Utonagan is a breed of dog that looks very similar to a wolf. The wolf has always been viewed as a ferocious and bloodthirsty animal. However, it cannot be denied that this scorned and maligned creature enthralls …

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