Popular Dog Breeds

Beagle

Beagle

The Beagle is a small to medium size dog, with long, soft ears. Originally a bloodhound used mainly for tracking game, they are popular and intelligent...
Border Collie

Border Collie

The Border Collie got its name from its origins, which was on the border between Scotland and England. It is an agile breed and is particularly good at...
Chihuahua

Chihuahua

Chihuahuas are the smallest  breed of dog and originate from Mexico. Due to their small size they are often kept as companion dogs.
Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel

The Cocker Spaniel was originally a gun dog, and still like to retrieve things both outside and in the home. They are happy, loyal dogs and they adapt...
Dachshund

Dachshund

The dachshund is a breed of dog which originated in Germany. Being a short dog with a long body, it is also called a sausage dog. The Dachshund is traditionally...
Great Dane

Great Dane

The Great Dane is a breed of very large dog. Despite its size, it is agile, and tends to be very friendly. It is the official dog of the US State of...
King Charles Spaniel

King Charles Spaniel

The King Charles is a small breed of dog. They were developed in Europe where they were the companions of royalty, including Charles II of England, which...
Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature schnauzers originated in Germany, and is possibly a cross between a Schnauzer and a small breed of dog. Being the smallest breed of Schnauzer,...
Pinscher

Pinscher

'Pinscher' comes from a German word and means 'pincher'.  The Pinscher are domestic dogs which come in different sizes. The largest...
Poodle

Poodle

The poodle is a breed of dog originally from France or Germany. Up until the 15th century, they were used in duck hunting because they enjoyed the water....
Pug

Pug

The Pug is a dog breed from China. It has a thick body and short face and is also called a Dutch Bulldog, Mini Mastiff and Carlin. 
Rottweiler

Rottweiler

The Rottweiler is a large black and tan dog, originating in Germany. As well as being a domestic pet, it is used as a guard dog and as a search and rescue...
Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu originated in Tibet and where bred because of their resemblance to a lion. With long hair and a gentle, loving nature, they are very popular...
St Bernard

St Bernard

The St Bernard is a very large dog and was originally bred as a rescue dog in the Alps. While they are very friendly and affectionate, they do need a large...
Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Originally bred in Staffordshire, England as a fighting dog, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, has since developed in to a sociable and affectionate dog....