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Dog Breeds

American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Breed

American Staffordshire Terrier

Typically docile and playful with his family, the American Staffordshire terrier is also generally friendly toward strangers as ...
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American Water Spaniel Dog Breed

American Water Spaniel

As his name implies, the American Water Spaniel is a natural lover of water. Not only is he a skilled retriever and versatile ...
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Anatolian Shepherd Dog Breed

Anatolian Shepherd

This is a serious dog, devoted to his family and his duty as family protector. At the same time, he is laid back-and easygoing, ...
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Australian Cattle Dog Dog Breed

Australian Cattle Dog

Smart, hardy, independent, stubborn, tenacious, energetic and untiring, these are all traits essential to a driver of headstrong ...
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Australian Shepherd Dog Breed

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd has a great deal of stamina and is loving, bold, alert, confident, independent, smart and responsive. If ...
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Australian Terrier Dog Breed

Australian Terrier

One of the quieter terriers, the Aussie is nonetheless a plucky, tough character, ready to go after a rodent when the chance ...
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Basenji Dog Breed

Basenji

Some consider the Basenji to have terrier-like mannerisms because he is feisty for a hound. More often he is considered catlike ...
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Basset Hound Dog Breed

Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is among the most good-natured and easygoing of breeds. He is amiable with dogs, other pets and children, ...
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Beagle Dog Breed

Beagle

One of the most amiable hounds, the Beagle was bred as a pack hunter and needs companionship, whether human or canine. He loves ...
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Bearded Collie Dog Breed

Bearded Collie

The boisterous Beardie is lively and playful, full of enthusiasm and energy. He is smart and obedient, but is an independent ...
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