Dogs & Dog Breeds - Directory of Breed of Dogs
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Basset Hound Dog Breeds - If you melt at the sight of big sad eyes, you may not be able to resist a Basset Hound puppy. Basset hounds have eyes that would melt any heart and a loving disposition to boot.
Beagle Dog Breeds - You probably picture a pack of little guys barking loudly as they race after a fox or rabbit when you think of a beagle. While it is true that beagles are popular hunting dogs, they also make wonderful family pets.
Bichon Frise Dog Breeds - If want a dog but suffer from allergies, the Bichon Frise might be the dog breed for you. This charming little dog's priority is to provide companionship and it does its job extremely well.
Bloodhound Dog Breeds - Most people are familiar with the Bloodhound for their familiar sight in movies that feature escaped convicts. The sound of bloodhounds baying as they find the scent they are searching for may be a chilling sound to an escapee, it can be a comforting sound as well.
Boston Terrier Dog Breeds - The Boston Terrier is definitely worth a consideration when deciding which dog breed is right for you. In fact, the Boston Terrier is one of the few breeds developed in the USA.
Boxer Dog Breeds - If you have a family and want a dog that is good with children, yet a strong deterrent to criminals look no further the Boxer is your dog breed.
Bull Terrier Dog Breeds - Over the years bull terriers have developed bad reputations but they are actually very good dogs. This breed was created to fight, when a Bull Terrier is mistreated, it can be made into a dog that is quite aggressive, even vicious.
Bulldog Dog Breeds - Bulldogs have got to be one of the cutest breeds with their sad eyes and droopy jaws. The other reason these dogs are so popular is their sweet, loving and gentle nature.
Chihuahua Dog Breeds - Chihuahuas are one of the smallest dog breeds in the world. Chihuahua's are popular amongst the rich and famous. Chihuahua's are also known as fufu dogs.
Chow Dog Breeds - Normally, a blue tongued dog would be a cause for concern. However, when that blue tongue belongs to your Chow Chow, it is completely normal. Chow Chows have a black tongue with a distinctive bluish tint.
Cocker Spaniel Dog Breeds - Hard to believe that the pretty cocker spaniel dog breed was developed to be a working dog when they are so graceful in the show ring! However, before Cocker Spaniels were bred for their long, flowing coats, these bouncy little dogs were developed to be able to work alongside hunters and sportsmen.
Collie Dog Breeds - Collie's are beautiful dogs, Lassie comes to mind for most people. And while Lassie is one of America's favorite dogs it is mportant for children to understand Lassie is really just a regular dog.
Dalmation Dog Breeds - It is no wonder how popular the dalmation dog breed is with the amount of disney cartoons featuring dalmations. However, few Dalmations act like the dogs in these movies, although Dalmation puppies can certainly get into their fair share of mischief.
Doberman Pinscher Dog Breeds - In the movies, people are used to seeing someone running for their lives as aggressive dogs lunge at them. In real life, most Dobermans are actually loyal, intelligent family pets.
German Shepherd Dog Breeds -
The German Shepherd has gone from a popular dog breed to one of the most well known breeds on earth. This versatile dog breed seems to be everywhere that a dog can be of help, from war torn countries to areas where natural disasters have occurred.
Golden Retriever Dog Breeds - You want to adopt a dog and you are considering adopting a Golden Retriever puppy. Before you decide to bring one of these cuddly yellow fuzz balls home, you need to be sure a Golden Retriever is really the right dog for you and your family.
Greyhound Dog Breeds - Many Greyhound dog owners use their dogs to compete in races and put them down when they loose too many races. However, these dogs can also be wonderful pets and many of them are rehabilitated by Greyhound rescues.
Jack Russell Terrier Dog Breeds - While Jack Russell Terriers are a great breed it is important to note that they are known for being feisty, energetic dogs. This dog breed is all terrier, and sometimes a Jack Russell's temperament can be overwhelming for inexperienced dog owners.
Labrador Retriever Dog Breeds - If you are looking for a breed that has a great personality and a strong desire to make you happy, a labrador retriever is the dog breed for you. Of course, these big, exuberant dogs aren't for everyone.
Miniature Pinscher Dog Breeds - If you lvoe the muscled appearance of the Doberman, but don't want a big dog, you may want to consider a Miniature Pinscher. The miniature pinscher is very similar in appearance to the Doberman, but they are a hundred pounds or so lighter.
Newfoundland Dog Breeds - Newfoundlands are known for being devoted family dogs that keep children from getting into trouble. These massive dogs have an innate desire to rescue people who are in danger and have an incredibly sweet and gentle nature.
Pug Dog Breeds - Pugs have a distinctive appearance this may be the first thing that attracts people to the Pug. But it is the Pug's personality that wins the lifelong devotion of dog fanciers everywhere.
Rottweiler Dog Breeds - Rottweilers are known to be intellegent, devoted pets. This breed was originally bred to be a versatile working dog. They guard their homes and families, excel in agility training, and think that they are tiny lapdogs!
Saint Bernard Dog Breeds - The Saint Bernard dog breed goes as far back as the 1700's. Monks in the Alps actually developed this massive dog to be used as a rescue dog. Many a traveler stranded in the snowy Swiss Alps owes the Saint Bernard his life.
Siberian Husky Dog Breeds - If you are after a dog breed that is active but still loves company, a siberian husky is the right dog breed for you. Siberian Huskies make the perfect companion for their owners.
Standard Poodle Dog Breeds - Most people discount the standard poodle as silly, shallow dogs known for being good in the show ring. However, the Standard Poodle is one of the most intelligent dog breeds in the world, with the reasoning ability of a three year old toddler.
Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breeds - You may want to consider the yorkshire terrier breed if you like small dogs with big attitudes. Yorkshire terriers think they are just as big and bad as the other dog, they will not hesitate to take on a Saint Bernard.