Beauceron

The Beauceron dog breed originates and has been a known dog type for centuries in France and Western Europe, but to this day is still virtually unknown to the western world. Their history is long and believed to date back to 1578. Pierre Megnin founded the breed by distinguishing two sheepdog breeds with short and … Read more

Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is named after the Belgian city of Malines. This dog is one of the four Belgian sheepdog breeds (the Malinois, the Laekenois, the Groenendael and the Tervuren). Those four breeds are considered, in most parts of the world, as the same breed, but have been recognized (except for the Laekenois) in America … Read more

Belgian Sheepdog

The Belgian Sheepdog, also known as the Groenendael or Belgian Shepherd dog, is one of the four Belgian Sheepdog breeds. In some parts of the world the four breeds (Groenendael, Laekenois, Malinois and Tervuren) are considered as the same breed, but the AKC recognized in 1959 the Groenendael, the Malinois and the Tervuren as separated … Read more

Belgian Shepherd Tervuren

The Belgian Tervuren comes from a Belgian village named Tervuren. This dog is one of the four Belgian sheepdogs breeds (the Malinois, the Laekenois, the Groenendael and the Tervuren). Those four breeds are considerate, in most parts of the world, as the same breed, but have been recognized (except for the Laekenois) in America in … Read more

Border Collie

The Border Collie comes from Northumberland in Scotland. The breed is a descendant from spaniel and some old British driving breeds. This is an outstanding herder and excels in agility. Considered as the most trainable of all breeds, the Border Collie is also used as a bomb and drug detector, a police worker, for search … Read more

Black Russian Terrier

The Black Russian Terrier was first developed right after World War II by the Russian Red Army. It was designated as a police dog. It helped to guard military buildings, to patrol with the police etc. The Black Russian Terrier is a mix between the Giant Schnauzer, the Rottweiler, the Moscow Retriever and the Airedale. … Read more

Boxer

The Boxer originated in Germany near Munich in the 1880's, the breed was developed by crossing two German mastiff-type breed, the Bullenbeiszer and the Barenbeiszer. They were later crossed with an English Bulldog. In spite of its German origins the breed is called 'boxer', an English name that suitably describes the 'boxing' motion they make … Read more

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier originated in England and were bred for fighting bulls but later became a companion breed. They are a mixture of the English Bulldog, Spanish Pointer and English Terrier resulting in a muscular, agile dog. There are 2 types of Bull Terrier, the Standard and the Miniature. They are identical except for their … Read more

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

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