breeds

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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Xoloitzcuintli

The Xoloitzcuintli is also known as the Mexican Hairless Dog. This dog is a rare breed. It is a breed of various sizes. Some people confuse the Xoloitzcuintli with the Peruvian Hairless Dog. Most people refer to the Xoloitzcuintli as Xolos. The Xoloitzcuintli is not a well known breed. Most people have problems pronouncing the …

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Valley Bulldog

Bulldogs have a not so usual appearance. A massive short faced head, thick folds of facial skin, thick pendant flews and the very noticeable sourmug expression are the signature characteristics of bulldog breeds. The Alapaha Bulldog, American Bulldog, Catahoula Bulldog, Old English Bulldog are only some of the breeds of bulldogs that may have different …

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Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkie as it is affectionately referred to by its fans is one of the smallest breeds of dogs in the world and is for sure the smallest breed of Terrier. Its personable, playful and intelligent demeanor has made it a popular house pet for families and individuals around the globe. It …

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Vizsla

The fact that the Vizsla or what is often also referred to as the Hungarian Pointer is with us today is a matter of luck, because by the end of World War II the breed was all but extinct. This is due to the fact that at the beginning of that war the breed was …

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Volpino Italiano

The Volpino Italiano has existed for more than a thousand years. This breed has been kept by upper classes as well as by the common man. This little dog has been the favorite and has rendered valuable service to royalty, to peasants, to artists, to merchants and just about any type of people. The Volpino …

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Weimaraner

The Weimaraner is a beautiful silver-grey distinctive looking breed of dog that was originally developed and is still used extensively for hunting in all parts of the world. The name, Weimaraner, was derived from the Grand Duke of Weimar Karl August who was a huge fan of the breed and who also spent much of …

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