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7 of the Best Dog Breeds for Living in the Country

1 BULL TERRIER A cross between the Old English Terrier and the Bulldog (because of its combats with bulls), the Bull Terrier’s color variety was produced by again crossing it with brindle Staffordshire. Once known for being a fierce gladiator, it talents now are herding, guarding, watchdog and ratter. Even a more-manageable size Miniature of

5 Of The Most Popular Dog Breeds In The World

1 BOUVIER des FLANDRES In the early 20th century, the working class in Belgium needed a dog that would be used by butchers, cattle owners, and farmers to work for them. During the First World War, the Bouvier des Flandres (meaning “cowherd from Flanders”) was used as a rescue and message-carrier dog. Somehow during this

List of Terrier Breeds

In general, they make engaging pets, but require owners with the determination to match their dogs’ lively characters. Airedale Terrier. American Hairless Terrier. American Staffordshire Terrier. Australian Terrier. Bedlington Terrier. Border Terrier. Bull Terrier. Cairn Terrier. List of Terrier Breeds 1 Border Terrier 2 Borzoi Terrier 3 Boston Terrier 1 Border Terrier Possibly one of

Samoyed Puppies Looking for a Loving Home

The Siberian fishermen and hunters are known as Samoyeds; hence, the dog that helped them and gave them company was also named the same. A working breed from the ancient times, the muscular and compact Samoyed was used as a herder (of reindeer), guard dog (of property) and sled puller. In 1889, explorer Robert Scott

Saluki Breed History

One of the oldest dogs for domestication, the Greyhound-like slim Saluki is named after an Arabian city of the same name (now non-existent). A relative of the Afghan Hound, it is said to have originated in the area stretching between Turkey and eastern Turkestan. It is also known as the “Persian Greyhound”, or the “Arabian

Saint Bernard Dog Breed Information

Founded by St. Bernard de Menthon in 980 ACE, the muscular, strong and giant Saint Bernard was bred by some monks by crossing the Tibetan Mastiff and the Great Pyrenees, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, and Great Dane. Around the 1600s, it was used as a rescue dog (saving people who got trapped under the avalanches).

Rottweiler Puppies Some Cutest things

Known to have descended from the Italian Mastiff, the powerful, massive and muscular Rottweiler was bred in Rottweiler in Germany’s Wurttemberg, sometime in the Middle Age. During the 19th century when it was almost extinct, some Stuttgart breeders took the initiative to breed it again and it made a comeback in the early 1900s. Those

The 3 Best Dog Breeds Of All Time

1 Hungarian Puli Dog Very popular for its agile and light movement, the compact, hardy and medium sized Puli has square looks and is an all-weather breed. Its history states that it had reached Hungary thousands of years ago with the Magyars, and that its population had dropped drastically during the Second World War. Later,

Facts on Puggle Puppies

Developed from a cross between the Beagle and the Pug, the Puggles have become quite popular in the last 30 years or so as the “designer dogs”! They were first bred by Wallace Havens, a breeder from Wisconsin, USA. Like the Beagles, some can howl when the occasion arises, or when they get over-excited. Also,

Portuguese Water Dog and Pug Information

Portuguese Water Dog Originating in Portugal, the muscular and medium sized Portuguese Water Dog is called “Cao de Agua”, which means “dog of water” in Portuguese. Being an excellent swimmer, it was considered an active member of the fishermen crew! It would retrieve nets that would break, herd fish and catch them, retrieve whatever fell