Behind the Breed: Doberman Pinscher

Behind the Breed: Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinchers, also known as Dobies, are fearless, loyal working dogs with sleek, muscular appearances. With a history in Germany, Dobermans have worked in a range of fields and even served as the US Marine Corps' official war dog during World War II. Because of...

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Behind the Breed: Bergamasco Sheepdog

Behind the Breed: Bergamasco Sheepdog

Bergamasco sheepdogs might be one of the most interesting-looking dogs out there! With origins in Italy and the Alps, these dogs were bred as guardian dogs and their thick, unique coats help protect them from predators like wolves and bears when they're guarding or...

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Behind the Breed: Tibetan Mastiff

Behind the Breed: Tibetan Mastiff

These large dogs were originally bred to be guardians of villagers living in the Himalayas and while they look imposing, Tibetan Mastiffs are actually just big balls of love. Like other guardian dogs, Tibetan Mastiffs are devoted to their families and are incredibly...

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Behind the Breed: Australian Kelpie

Behind the Breed: Australian Kelpie

Like other herding dogs, the Australian Kelpie is an active, intelligent, and loyal dog with an unlimited source of energy. Kelpies are medium in size, often weighing 30-45 pounds and standing 17-20 inches tall, but what they lack in size, they make up for with...

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Behind the Breed: Bichon Frise

Behind the Breed: Bichon Frise

This peppy, fluffy breed would be a great addition to any family or home, particularly for those with mild dog-related allergies or who want a cheerful, small dog. A Bichon Frise will usually stand 9-12 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh 12-18 pounds. Bichons are...

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Behind the Breed: Weimaraners

Behind the Breed: Weimaraners

With a relatively tall stature and distinctive silvery-grey coat, Weimaraners are a gorgeous and fearless breed that love to spend quality time with their people. These dogs are intelligent and positive reinforcement training can be fun with them! While they can great...

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Behind the Breed: Yorkshire Terriers

Behind the Breed: Yorkshire Terriers

Yorkshire Terriers, also known as Yorkies and even the 'Tomboy Toy', are small but energetic dogs that thrive when given a job to do. Despite their size, these dogs are full of courage, confidence, and spunk in addition to being a bit high maintenance. Their size...

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Behind the Breed: Greyhounds

Behind the Breed: Greyhounds

As the fastest dog breed in the world, greyhounds are one of the most iconic and loving breeds. Because of their long legs and narrow bodies, these dogs can run up to 45 miles an hour and there are plenty that end up in the racing industry. Despite their fast running...

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Behind the Breed: Havanese Dogs

Behind the Breed: Havanese Dogs

In addition to their expressive eyes and outgoing personalities, these toy dogs have long, silky hair and curly tail, making them fun, beautiful dogs. Havanese dogs are the only breed native to Cuba and named after the island's largest city, Havana. These dogs are...

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