A relatively new breed, the Doberman was first bred less than 150 years ago. Bred to be tough, they often have a bad reputation for being aggressive. Dobermans today are less aggressive and with proper training can be great family pets.
This popular dog is a hound's hound. The Beagle is a charming and upbeat dog, who love their owners. Beagle's have big voices and love to bark, but they are affectionate with kids and families.
Famous for protecting livestock, the Belgian Malinois is now known for protecting man. The Belgian Malinois has become a favorite of the military and police forces. This dog needs dedication and experience in order to be in a family environment.
This popular breed comes in three different coats and two sizes so there's a Doxie for everyone! The Dachshund's long bodies and short legs give them a great personality as well as make them perfect for city living.
German Shepherds were the original canine movie star before the breed became popular as police and military dogs. Most loved for their intelligence and versatility, German Shepherds are extremely loyal and will be protective of their family.
Frequently given the title of perfect family pet the Golden Retreiver is one of the most popular dog breeds. Typically called the Golden for short, their obedience, willingness to please their families, and loving nature has earned them this title.
Rottweilers are no nonsense creatures who need lots of attention and training. However, the Rottweiler can also be extremely friendly if trained properly to your lifestyle. They're versatile and protective and are best with experienced owners.
The Affenpinscher is a terrier-like toy breed of dog. This dog is filled with spunk and personality. The Affenpinscher travels well and loves to be with you, they do well in families and guarantee to make you smile.
Border Collies are considered by many to be one of the most intelligent and trainable dog breeds. They require a lot of exercise and training. The Border Collie needs constant activity and a job but if given that they make great family dogs.
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are known to have a bit more drive and a longer tail than their look alike the Pembroke Corgi. Being highly intelligent the Cardigan Corgis are trainable but are herding animals so they may not be the best for small children.
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Small, spirited, and foxy, the Norwich Terrier is a popular breed amongst Hollywood. The Norwich Terrier is full of energy, needs regular grooming, but their ability to interact well with children makes them a favorite amongst dog lovers.
You don't need an expert to tell you that there are many active dog breeds! From pointers to spitz, large to small, the possibilities are endless if you're looking for an energetic dog. In this episode, we highlight the most popular active breed dogs
Able to trace its lineage back to the 6th millennium B.C, the Saluki is one of the oldest breeds in history. The Saluki is a very adaptable dog that needs room to run and has a skittish temperament so they are not the best for small children.
Claiming the title of tallest dog in the world the Great Dane is also one of the most gentle. This gentle giant loves to cuddle and try to be a lap dog. The Great Dane is great with families as long as they are trained early on to be with children.
Love the dog? Hate the Odor? Then the Vizsla is for you! No odor combined with their smooth coat, lean figure, and overall majestic look make them a popular dog breed. Extremely affectionate the Visla is a great family dog!
If you like cute and cuddly dogs, the Lhasa Apso is for you. With a beautiful coat and sweet personality, you'd be hard pressed to find a better companion. The Lhasa Apso doesn't shed much making them a great option for people with allergies.
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