English Bulldog

The English Bulldog, commonly referred to as Bulldog, originated in England and was bred to fight bulls! They are a mixture of the Mastiff and the Pug which gives them their pushed in face and muscular body. Although in the late 1600's they were bred to bait bears and bulls, today they are primarily used … Read more

Akita Inu

The Akita Inu breed is native to the island of Honshu in the region of Akita, is considered as a natural monument and a national treasure in Japan, is also one of the oldest dog breeds (recent DNA analysis confirms that this is one of the most primitive breeds of dog). Imperial, in appearance, the … Read more

Australian Cattle Dog

Developed by pioneer settlers in Australia during the 19th century, the Australian Cattle is a robust working dog needed on large ranches in the outback. Known as the Heeler due to its herding skill of snapping and biting cattle heels, the Australian Cattle Dog is well-muscled, powerful, yet very agile dogs who can cover large … Read more

Australian Shepherd

'The Aussie' as the Australian Shepherd is known is a vigorous medium-sized and well-balanced dog breed. In spite of its name, the Aussie is not Australian at all, but was actually developed in the pasturelands of the United States in the nineteenth century to work as a herding dog, retriever, and watchdog on ranches. The … Read more

American Foxhound

This extraordinary Foxhound come from two breeds, English (brought to America in 1650) and French (sent as a gift by Lafayette to George Washington), this combination have produced the American Foxhound. Favored as a hunting dog he has been developed to have a keener sense of smell, and to be even faster in the chase … Read more


The Affenpinscher is a smaller version of a working terrier and therefore is not a delicate dog. It originated in Germany in the 16th century, and the Affenpinscher name is derived from the German affe (ape, monkey) and Pinscher (terrier) because of its monkey-like expression. Their strong character and sporting instinct made this breed particularly … Read more

Anatolian Shepherd

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog is a breed developed from Turkish 'guard' dogs called chomar kopegi in Turkish. While no one in Turkey breeds this group of dogs as a pure breed, Westerners fell in love with the various large, aloof dogs found throughout Turkey, from the Erzerum-Kars region near the Caucasus Mountains near Russia, where … Read more

Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier was developed about a hundred years ago in Airedale in Yorkshire, England from crosses between the now extinct English Black and Tan Terrier and the Otter hound (to make him a better swimmer). The Airedale Terrier are the largest and the 'king of terriers', he is probably the most versatile of all … Read more

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier originated in nineteenth century in the English region of Staffordshire, by crossing bulldogs and various terriers. Two strains of these dogs were developed to its present looks in America, a show strain, the American Staffordshire Terrier and a fighting Dog strain labeled the American Pit Bull Terrier which is a much … Read more

Australian Terrier

The Australian Terrier was the first native-bred Australian dog to be shown in competition. The breed was also the first to be recognized in other countries. It was created by crossing many Terrier breeds including; Cairn, Norwich , Dandie Dinmont, Irish, Skye, Scottish and probably Yorkshire terriers. The Australian Terrier is a sturdy, short legged, … Read more