Dog breeds

Dogo Argentino

The Dogo Argentino is a large, powerful, energetic, and athletic dog that was bred to hunt wild boar and other big game. He is also called the Argentinian Mastiff and Argentine Dog...

Dogue de Bordeaux

Dogue de Bordeaux is a loyal, affectionate, and very courageous dog breed from France. This breed was used in many different work roles – from cart puling to guarding flocks....

Drentsche Patrijshond

The Drentsche Patrijshond is a versatile spaniel hunting dog breed from the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands and is also called the Dutch Partridge Dog in English. The Drentsche Patrijshond has...

Drever

The Drever is a short-legged scenthound dog breed from Sweden used for hunting deer and other game. The Drever is descended from the Westphalian Dachsbracke, a type of German hound called Bracke. T...

Dunker

A Dunker, also known as the Norwegian Hound, is a medium-sized breed of dog from Norway. It was bred by Wilhelm Dunker to be a scenthound by crossing a Russian Harlequin Hound with dependable Norwe...

Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd is a rare, hardworking dog breed originating from the Netherlands. These dogs were used on farms for herding sheep and other livestock, pulling carts, guarding t...

Dutch Smoushond

The Dutch Smoushond is a small to medium-sized dog breed that was originally used as a ratter in its native land - the Netherlands. It is not very popular outside of the Netherland...

East Siberian Laika

The East Siberian Laika is a native Russian dog breed that originated in the Eastern Siberia. It belongs to the spitz-type dogs, and Asiatic breeds influenced its development into...

English Cocker Spaniel

The Cocker Spaniel is a medium-sized, long-haired dog with a merry, sound temperament whose name derives from this breed excellence at hunting woodcock, a type of wading bird. It i...

English Foxhound

The English Foxhound is the ultimate hunting breed that was bred exclusively for foxhunting. That part is pretty clear from their name, but as that “sport” became banned,...

English Setter

English Setter is a medium-sized dog breed with a unique and one of the most beautiful coats in the dogs' world. This is an excellent working dog breed but also on the other hand g...

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel is a dog breed that was carefully bred as a hunting breed whose goal was to flush prey. These dogs had to flush game so that hunters can get a clear sh...

English Toy Spaniel (King Charles Spanie...

The English Toy Spaniels, or King Charles Spaniels, as they are known in Europe, are a small Spaniel-type companion breed that lives to be just that - the best possible companion. The...

English Toy Terrier (English Black-and-T...

The English Toy Terrier (ETT) breed came to life by crossbreeding the Old English Black and Tan Terrier and the larger Manchester Terrier. They are very fast and agile, they were a popular contestants...

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is one of the four Sennenhund breeds that originated in the Swiss Alps. They are a working breed that specializes in herding and guarding livestock. Th...

Estonian Hound

The Estonian Hound (Eesti Hagijas) is a friendly medium-sized dog. The Estonian Hound carries the title ‘National Dog of Estonia’ because he is the only native Estonian...

Estrela Mountain Dog

Estrela Mountain Dog is a large, intelligent, and brave dog originally used for guarding livestock. This dog originates from the Estrela mountains in Portugal. Besides his working...

Eurasian

Eurasier is a confident, calm, and family-oriented medium size dog breed. Other names for this dog breed are Euroasian, Eurasian Spitz, and Eurasian dog. He is descended from spitz...

Fawn Brittany Basset

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a short-legged hunting dog breed of the scenthound family, originally from Bretagne, a historical kingdom of France. There was a rumour that the Basset Fauve de Bretagn...

Fawn Brittany Griffon

The Griffon Fauve de Bretagne translated into English as the Fawn Brittany Griffon, is a dog breed of the scenthound type, originating in France in the region of Bretagne. Since the 1980's, they have...

Field Spaniel

Field Spaniel is a sweet, sensitive, and docile dog originally developed for retrieving game from land and water. Although they still have the great working ability, these days Fie...

Fila Brasileiro

The Fila Brasileiro is a fairly old Mastiff-type dog breed that was developed as hunting and a working dog breed in Brazil. It is one of the two native Brazilian dog breeds and the...

Finnish Hound

The Finnish Hound is a breed of dog originally bred for hunting hare and fox. The Finnish Hound was a result of a breeding programme in the 1800s, which involved French, German and Swedish hounds. The...

Finnish Lapphund

Finnish Lapphund is a friendly and gentle spitz-type dog breed used for reindeer herding. In their homeland Findland, they are very popular but it is not very common to see these d...