Dog breeds

Pyrenean Sheepdog, Longhaired

The Pyrenean Shepherd is the smallest of the French and Spanish herding dogs.The breed comes in two varieties: long haired and smooth-faced. After the World War I the breed gained recognition for thei...

Pumi

Pumi is a lively and energetic medium-sized dog originating from Hungary. These dogs are known for their intelligence and courage and they were developed for herding livestock. Tod...

Puli

The Puli is famous worldwide for its distinctive, dreadlock-like coat. Their coat is by no means just a cosmetic characteristic. These dogs are popular Hungarian sheepdogs and had...

Portuguese Water Dog

The Portuguese Water Dog is a dog breed that was mostly used as help on fishing boats. They helped fishermen with their gear and were praised for herding fish into nets and retriev...

Portuguese Sheepdog

The Portuguese Sheepdog is a medium-sized breed of dog of the herding dog type from Portugal. Portuguese name for this breed is Cão da Serra de Aires and this original name refers to the Serra de Aire...

Portuguese Pointer

The Portuguese Pointer is one of the best gundogs in the world. As its name suggests, they originated in Portugal where they have served and worked alongside Portuguese hunters for...

Portuguese Podengo

Portuguese Podengo is an intelligent, alert, and playful dog from the hound family that originates from Portugal. These dogs are full of love for their family, and they are watchfu...

Australian Shepherd

Despite his name, the Australian Shepherd (often called Aussie) is not at all an Australian dog! These dogs were originally developed in the USA to herd livestock....

Kromfohrlander

The Kromfohrländer is a dog breed that originated in Germany and is mostly kept as a companion and a house dog. This breed has a distinctive 'smile' and will sneeze to greet you. The Kromfohrlander ha...

Korean Jindo

The Korean Jindo is a dog breed that originated in South Korea. To be more precise, it originated in an inland called Jindo. These dogs are usually kept as companions and family pe...

Kishu Ken

The Kishu sometimes called Kishu Ken or Kishu Inu is a Japanese medium-sized dog breed, developed there for thousands of years. It is a direct descendant from ancient medium-sized breeds and named...

Kerry Blue Terrier

The Kerry Blue Terrier is an ultimate working terrier breed. It was bred for the purpose of vermin control, herding sheep, hunting, and general farm work. This is not a wildly popu...

Australian Kelpie

The Australian Kelpie is a working Australian dog breed and is one of the best herding dog breeds in the world. It originated in the early 19th century and they still have most of...

Istrian Shorthaired Hound

The Istrian Shorthaired Hound is a dog breed originating from the region of Istria in Croatia and is a descendent from an old type of scenthound. This hound is the slightly smaller counterpart to the...

Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound

The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound is a breed of dog from Croatia, developed in the around 1850s for hunting foxes, rabbits, hares and wild boars. It is a rough-coated breed from the scenthound family an...

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog, also known as ACD, Cattle Dog, Blue Heeler, Red Heeler, Queensland Heeler is a breed of herding dog first bred in Australia for herding cattle over long distances and across...

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is one of the most famous Irish dog breeds. They are known for their working ability as well as their great companionship. Their original purpose was to be a watc...

Irish Setter

The Irish Setter is a popular breed of gundog (gundogs, or bird dogs, are hunting dogs that help hunters in finding and retrieving gaming birds). They originated in Ireland in the...

Icelandic Sheepdog

The Icelandic Sheepdog is a spitz-type dog breed whose ancestors originated in Norway. They were brought to Iceland with Norwegian Vikings in 874 where they were used mostly as her...

Hygen Hound

A Hygen Hound (Hygenhund) is a Norwegian dog breed descending from the hound family. It was first bred sometime in the 1800s by a Norwegian breeder Hygen from a number of other hound types. The Hygen...

Hokkaido

The Hokkaido (also called the Ainu) is a powerful, medium-sized, strongly-built dog that originated from the Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. The Hokkaido is one of the six native Japan...

Atlas Mountain Dog - Aidi

The Atlas Mountain Dog is a North African dog breed mostly used as a livestock guardian, protecting herds of sheep and goats. In its native Morocco, this dog works with a

Hellenic Hound

The Greek Harehound is a rare dog breed that is only allowed in black and tan. It was originally bred and used as a scenthound for hunting and tracking hare in southern parts of Greece. It is used to...

Harrier

Harrier dog is medium-sized, friendly, and people-oriented and it was originally bred for hare hunting. Many people mistake this dog for their cousin ...