Dog breeds

Spanish Hound

The first description of Iberian scenthounds was mentioned in 14th century. During 15th, 16th and 17th centuries Spanish scenthounds of the type that would become the Sabueso were used mainly in br...

Spanish Mastiff

The Spanish Mastiff is a breed that comes from the mountainous regions of Spain and is known as a great livestock guardian for many centuries. Throughout history, these dogs h...

Spanish Water Dog

Spanish Water Dog is a very active and playful but a work-oriented dog breed. This dog bred was developed to herd and to protect livestock such as goats, sheep, and cattle. They ar...

Spinone Italiano

The Spinone Italiano is a medium-to-large Italian-bred dog breed whose main purpose was assisting hunters and hunting waterfowl. Today, most of these dogs are family pets and compa...

Stabyhoun

The Stabyhoun is found in historic literature dating back to the early 1800s. The breed was used for hunting foxes, small game, and birds. This breed was mostly owned by farmers who needed farm dog ca...

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a lovely family pet that was created as a breed for a much bloodier reason. In their early days, these dogs were specifically bred to become as fa...

Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer is a dog breed that originated in Germany from between 14th-15th century. "Snouter" comes from the German word for "snout" and means "moustache". The breed is classified as a wo...

Styrian Coarse-Haired Hound

The Styrian Coarse-haired Hound is one of the breeds known as Grand Brackes. Primarily developed to hunt in the mountainous areas of Austria, from Hanoverian Scenthound and the Istrian Hound. The Styr...

Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel is a breed of dog developed in Sussex in southern England to flush birds into the air for hunters. The breed was developed in the 18th century. The Sussex Spaniel faced extinctio...

Swedish Lapphund

The Swedish Lapphund is a Spitz-type dog breed originating in Sweden. It is one of the three Lapphund dog breeds and they all share the same ancestor. The Swedes used this breed pr...

Swedish Vallhund

The Swedish Vallhund is a herding dog breed that originated in Sweden, as their name suggests. Its original Swedish name is Västgötaspets which translates in English as Swedish cow...

Swiss Hound

The Swiss Hound has been around since the Middle Ages in Switzerland. In the 15th century, this breed was sought after by Italian dog lovers and in the 18th century by the French for its exceptional a...

Swiss White Shepherd Dog

The White Swiss Shepherd is an elegant, classy, handsome dog, often referred to as a Berger Blanc Suisse. White Swiss Shepherds are medium-to-large, power...

Taiwan Dog

These dogs are also known as the Formosan Mountain Dog, Taiwanese Canis, Taiwanese Native Dog or Takasago Dog. They are well-adapted to the uneven and thickly forested terrain of Taiwan. Taiwan Dog is...

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is a medium to small hunting dog breed from the terrier family. It is believed that it is a descendant from the early rat terrier dog breeds brought to USA by the early English...

Thai Bangkaew Dog

Bangkaew is a village located in the Bang Rakam District, Phitsanulok Province in the central region of Thailand. In this district, near the Yom River, there is a monastery called Wat Bangkaew where i...

Thai Ridgeback

The Thai Ridgeback is a fairly old breed that originated in Thailand, as their name clearly suggests. It belongs to the primitive, Spitz-type dog breeds and is mostly known for the...

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is a livestock guardian and an ancient dog breed that came to life centuries ago in Tibet. These dogs are still used for the same jobs but have mostly moved to...

Tibetan Spaniel

The Tibetan Spaniel is primarily a companion dog breed that originated in the mountainous regions of Tibet. Even though they have a “Spaniel” part of the name, these do...

Tibetan Terrier

The hairy and fluffy Tibetan Terrier was bred for the purpose of being the best possible companion and family pet there is. They can easily adapt to any sort of living situations a...

Tornjak

The Tornjak is a fairly large breed that was developed in the mountainous region of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. You can easily recognize these dogs because of their thick,...

Tosa

Tosa is a fearless giant-sized dog breed that was developed as a fighting dog. They are also called Tosa Inu, Japanese fighting dog, Japanese Mastiff, and Tosa Ken. Today they...

Toy Fox terrier

Toy Fox terrier is a small dog breed of the terrier type and is a direct descendant from the much larger Fox terrier. It has a short and shiny coat that is predominantly white, but most common color c...

Transylvanian Hound

The Transylvanian Hound is an old Hungarian dog breed that was mostly used by Hungarian hunters for over a thousand years. There were originally two strains of these dogs, the tall...