breeds

American Akita

Introduction The American Akita is a very handsome dog made noticeable by the rich and clearly colored coat that is comparable to the vibrant colors of a painting on a canvas. This is a fairly new breed in United States having gained recognition from the American Kennel Club only in 1973. This breed however is …

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Afghan Hound

Introduction The Afghan Hound also commonly known to us as the Baluchi Hound, Sage Baluchi, Tazi, and Ogar Afgan comes to us from Afghanistan. The Afghan Hound has a coat that is long and fine and comes in a variety of colors. He is known for his very high activity level, being a bit slow …

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American Bulldog

Introduction A hardy athletic dog, a tireless all purpose working dog, a courageous hunter and a loving and loyal family companion… these are the heartwarming compliments that are often given to a wonderful breed of dog – the American Bulldog. The American Bulldog is a breed that has descended from the English Bulldog. The dog …

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Africanis

Introduction A medium sized dog with a slender but well muscled body is a most common sight in South Africa. These dogs are seen roaming around the villages. With supple and graceful movements, these dogs are seen running at great speed in the dirt roads around the rural settlements. These dogs are believed to have …

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Aidi

Introduction The Aidi or the Chien de I’Atlas is an outstanding watch dog that originates from Morocco. The dog has exceptional guarding abilities that make it an excellent and dependable guard of herds of goats and sheep. This is an ancient breed of dog having existed for more that five thousand years in the mountains …

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Airedale Terrier

Introduction The Airedale terrier is the largest of all the terriers, originating from the Aire valley in Yorkshire, England. He is commonly referred to as the “King of Terriers” because of his size. Other popular names given to the Airedale terrier include Bingley Terrier and Waterside Terrier. The waterside name originated, because it was bred …

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Aires Mountain Dog

Introduction The Aires Mountain Dog is affectionately called the “macaque dog” in Portugal, its country of origin. This is because of the rustic and monkey-like appearance the dog has brought about by the smooth, long and wavy hair that forms a moustache, a beard and long eyebrows that does not cover the eyes. This coat …

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Akbash Dog

Introduction An all white coated dog sporting an iron collar with metal spikes worn over a piece of cloth presumably to protect the neck from chapping is standing on a ridge fastidiously watching over the livestock. The dog is an Akbash, a beautiful native dog of Turkey that is utilized to protect the livestock. If …

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