Dog breeds

Sloughi

The Sloughi is a North African dog breed that can be mostly found in Marocco. Unlike other hounds, this dog breed is energetic and rather active. It is capable of running at great...

Shar Pei

Shar-Pei is an independent, calm, and loyal dog breed that has been around for hundreds of years. These dogs are famous for their deep wrinkles, folded skin, and a blue-black tongu...

Azawakh

The Azawakh is an ancient hunting hound that originated in the Sahel region of the Sahara Desert. The breed is named after the Azawakh valley in the Sahara. Developed by nomadic tr...

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...

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,...

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...

Uruguayan Cimarron

The Cimarrón Uruguayo (Uruguayan Cimarron) is a multipurpose working dog native to Uruguay, where it is the only recognized native breed. These dogs had many different names...

Vizsla

This Hungarian hunting breed called Vizsla comes in two varieties - shorthaired and wirehaired. Their full name is Hungarian Shorthaired or Wirehaired Pointer and as their name cle...

Weimaraner

The Weimaraner is a large, all-purpose hunting dog known for its gray-silver coat. The dog is famous for its loyalty and strength. This dog originated in the 19th century, in the c...

West Siberian Laika

The West Siberian Laika is a medium-sized dog breed that naturally developed to fit their Russian tribe’s needs. They were mostly used for hunting different prey and it is a...

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a medium-sized supreme gundog known for his friendliness. They got their name because of their harsh coat. These dogs are very adaptable and although...

Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog - Sharplanina

The Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog or Sharplanina is a large livestock guardian dog breed that is considered as one of the first Molosser dog breeds in the world. More p...

Schillerstovare

The exact origins of the Schillerstovare breed are unknown but it is thought that his predecessors hunted the forests of Sweden as far back as the Middle Ages. The Schillerstovare was developed in Swe...

Samoyed

Samoyed is a friendly and gentle dog breed originally bred to herd reindeer, hunt and to haul sleds. Common nicknames for this dog are Smiley and Sammy. This is one of the most ele...

Saluki

Saluki is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world and its roots can be traced back to ancient Egypt, Greece, Persia, and the Middle East. The breed was named after the town of Se...

Saint Miguel Cattle Dog

The breed is originally from Portugal where the breed has been in existence since the early 1800s. This is mid-sized working dog, generally considered to be family friendly, intelligent, quick learne...

Saarloos Wolfdog

The Saarloos Wolfdog is one of several dog breeds that have wild wolf blood in their immediate heritage. It was created by a Dutch breeder by the name of Leendert Saarloos and he w...

Russian-European Laika

The Russian-European Laika is the smallest of the Laika family of dog breeds. These dogs were mostly used for hunting purposes and were praised for their ability to tree prey. The...

Rottweiler

Rottweiler is a loyal, loving and confident dog breed that was primarily bred for working purposes. He is descended from the mastiff dogs. Other names for this dog breed are Rott a...

Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog

The Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog is a large breed of livestock guardian dog that originated in the Carpathian Mountains in Romania. Farmers kept the Mioritic as a working dog and no written records...

Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a dog breed developed in South Africa and is also called „African Lion Dog“and „African Lion Hound“. The breed was first found in...

Akita Inu

Akita Inu dogs originate from Japan and this dog is one of the largest from the Spitz group. This dog breed is also called Akita-Ken, Japanese Akita and Great Japa...

Pudelpointer

The Pudelpointer is a diverse hunting dog breed that originated in Germany. As their name clearly suggests, these dogs were created by mixing and crossbreeding German hunting Poodl...

Presa Canario

The Presa Canario (Perro de Presa Canario) is a relatively rare, large-sized, robust, and well-proportioned dog that is part of the Molosser family. They are...