Category Archives: Dog Breeds A to Z

Transylvanian Hound

INTRODUCTION The Transylvanian Hound is not a vampire, but it is a dog breed as old as the myth of bloodthirsty monsters. The breed was popular with Hungarian royalty and hunters, but was on the verge of extinction in the early 20th century. However, enthusiasts revived the breed and turned these dogs into the adaptable […]

Toy Fox Terrier

INTRODUCTION Originally created as a smaller version of their larger Smooth Fox Terrier dog breed ancestors, the Toy Fox Terrier has been used for a variety of tasks, serving as mousers on farms and as hunters of small game such as squirrels, but their most important purpose is to be loyal, loving and devoted companions […]

Tibetan Spaniel

INTRODUCTION Small but active and alert, the Tibetan Spaniel dog breed hails from mountainous Tibet, where these dogs served as companions and watchdogs. They are known for their intelligence, easy-care coat and desire to watch over their family from the top of the house. Although they are purebred dogs, you may find them in the […]

Tibetan Terrier

INTRODUCTION The Tibetan Terrier was created to be a companion and friend. Dogs of this breed love to be with people and adapt to a variety of homes and lifestyles. Their shaggy coat is attractive but requires frequent grooming. Although they are purebred dogs, you may find them in the care of shelters or rescue […]

Swedish Vallhund

INTRODUCTION True to its heritage as a working farm dog breed, the Swedish Vallhund is an intelligent and alert companion. Although they are purebred dogs, you may find them in the care of shelters or rescue groups. Consider adoption if you want to bring one of these dogs home. Train your Vallhund for dog sports […]

Spanish Mastiff

INTRODUCTION The Spanish Mastiff is a purebred working dog with an ancient history as a guardian of sheep and cattle. Protective, affectionate and calm, these gentle giants have become popular guard dogs and family pets alike.Spanish Mastiffs have been given various names over the years, as they are such an ancient breed, but two of […]

Swedish Lapphund

INTRODUCTION The Swedish Lapphund, also called the Swedish Lappie or simply Lappie by enthusiasts, is a member of the Spitz family along with Siberian Huskies, Akitas and Alaskan Malamutes.The Lapphund gets its name from Lapland in the northernmost parts of Sweden, Finland and Norway, and are the national dog of Sweden. These dogs originally worked […]

Shiloh Shepherd

INTRODUCTION The Shiloh Shepherd is an intelligent companion dog that responds well to training. Their gentle personality makes them excellent service or therapy dogs. The Shiloh Shepherd is a combination of several breeds in its genetic makeup, such as the Alaskan Malamute and German Shepherd. Silo Shepherds are very intelligent and can do a variety […]

Saint Berdoodle

INTRODUCTION The St. Berdoodle is a mixed breed dog, a cross between the St. Bernard and Poodle dog breeds. Friendly, intelligent and loyal, the St. Berdoodle is a great family dog, also known as the St. Berpoo, St. Berpoo and St. Berdoodle. Although they are “designer dogs”, you can find them in breed-specific St. Bernard […]