Westphalian Dachsbracke

The Westphalian Dachsbracke is a short-legged scenthound that originated in Wesstphalia region of Germany. It is the ancestor of Swedish dog, the Drever. Also known as Westphalian Hound, it is a smaller, short-legged version of Deutsche Bracke which was developed by crossing German Hound (Deutsche Bracke) with Dachshund. This old breed got its first mention … Read more

West Siberian Laika

The West Siberian Laika is also known as Zapadno-Sibirskaia Laika or WSL. It is a large size dog which was developed by indigenous Siberian people as a hunter of small and large game. The original Laikas came to almost extinction during Soviet Communism. In 1920s, efforts to save the breed were started and two types … Read more

Welsh Sheepdog

The Welsh Sheepdog is a medium size sheep herding dog that originated in Wales. Thought to be land racer or naturally evolved dogs, they are also known as Welsh Collies due to their excellent herding skills. These dogs are more valued for their herding skills rather than their looks and as such, they differ in … Read more

Welsh Corgi

The Welsh Corgi is a small herding dog that originated in Wales. There are two varieties of Welsh Corgi, The Pembroke Welsh Corgi and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi with former being more popular. These two varieties differ in bone structure, body length and size. They have been named after the counties where they were developed. … Read more


The Vucciriscu is a large molossor dog breed that originated in Sicily, Italy. Though similar to Cane Corso, this breed is smaller and not as heavy and have slightly different facial and head features. This agile and strong dog is capable of great speeds. The name Vucciriscu is derived from the term Vucceria, which means … Read more

Volpino Italiano

The Volpino Italiano is an ancient and very old spitz type dog that originated in Italy several centuries ago. Descended from ancient European Spitz dogs, the Volpino Italiano has been a favorite dog of both Italian royalty and common people due to its eye pleasing looks, lively and very affectionate temperament and guarding abilities. Yes! … Read more


Vizslas, sometimes called "Hungarian Vizsla" or "Magyar Vizsla," are an ancient breed of pointers. Thousand-year old Magyar depictions of hunting include these medium-sized, lean, graceful dogs as hunting companions. Once the prized dogs of Hungarian royalty, the Vizsla's natural ability as hunter, pointer and retriever was protected by careful breeding, until the the line became … Read more

Victorian Bulldog

The Victorian Bulldog is a medium size breed of Bulldog that originated in England. This is a robust dog with large head and thick boned. This breed was developed with the aim to produce original taller and healthier Bulldogs of 1800s. This breeding program was led by Mr. Ken Mollett and the breed is sometimes … Read more

Tyroler Bracke

Believed to be true descendents of Celtic Hounds, the Tyroler Bracke is a medium size scenthound that originated in Austria. Also known as Tinolen Bracke, Tyrolean Hound and Austrian Brachet, this breed was developed in 1860 as a hunting dog that could hunt in high altitudes of Austrian Mountain. It is an specialized hunter on … Read more

Tuareg Sloughi

The Tuareg Sloughi is a breed of dog that originated in the Sahel region of Africa. The dogs were bred as hunting dogs, guard dogs and companions. The Tuareg Sloughi is also known to be called as Awazakh. These dogs are loving and affectionate to their owners and people they know. They have cat-like personality. … Read more