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Working Dogs

Bred to guard, pull and rescue

Rottweiler

Rottweiler

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Roman soldiers travelling across Europe took their food along with them "on the hoof". The herds were driven by huge Mastiffs....

Karelian Bear Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Named for his ability to hunt and provide protection from bears, the Karelian Bear Dog is bold enough to go after...
Bullmastiff Puppies Canada

Bullmastiff

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality The Bullmastiff is still used as a guard dog and family pet. His highly stable temperament and ability to tolerate discomfort make...

Portuguese Water Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History An old breed, the Portuguese Water Dog has an ancestry closely tied with the Poodle and Irish Water Spaniel. Historically, the...

Black Russian Terrier

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality The Black Russian Terrier is a calm confident dog who is loyal to his people; yet aloof with strangers. He is highly...

Doberman Pinscher

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Karl Freidrich Louis Dobermann was a tax collector in Germany during the mid-1800s. Tax collectors were understandably not well liked, and the...
Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzer

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History This hearty dog is the oldest of the Schnauzer breeds, hailing from as far back as 14th century Germany. A working...
Komondor

Komondor

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History An ancient breed, the Komondor is a descendant of the ovtcharkas, which made the trip with the Magyars over a thousand...
Alaskan Malamute Puppies Canada

Alaskan Malamute

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality It's speculated that the humane care typically given to the Alaskan Malamute has given him a better temperament than some other Spitz...
Boxer Puppies Canada

Boxer

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality The Boxer is a high-spirited dog who loves to get physical when playing. Possibly named for his tendency to use his feet...
Bernese Mountain Dog Puppies Canada

Bernese Mountain Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality A very loyal dog, the Bernese Mountain Dog is an even-tempered fellow who makes an excellent family dog. He is a good...

Eurasier

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Eurasier is a recent breed whose development is credited to Julius Wipfel of Germany. He crossed the Wolfspitz (Keeshond) with the...
Cane Corso Puppies Canada

Cane Corso

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality First and foremost a protector, the Cane Corso bonds closely with his family, particularly young children. He is alert and naturally suspicious...

Leonberger

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Following his dream to produce a large leonine dog to help promote his business and hometown of Leonberg, Heinrich Essig decided...

Newfoundland

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History One of the very few dogs indigenous to North America, the Newfoundland's exact genealogy is the subject of much debate. Some...
Great Pyrenees Breed Description

Great Pyrenees

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Born in the Pyrenees Mountains of France and Spain, the Great Pyrenees protected the sheep and cattle that supported native peoples....

Siberian Husky

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Siberian Husky was developed by the nomadic Chukchi people of Siberia, who needed durable dogs capable of pulling sleds or...
Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Tibetan Mastiff is the consummate guardian – the protector of his family, home and livestock. These dogs are famous for...
Field Spaniel Breed Description

Field Spaniel

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History For centuries, Spaniels (such as the Field Spaniel) have provided humans with companionship and performance. While smaller types enjoyed hearth and home,...

Mastiff

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The father of many modern dog breeds, the Mastiff originated in ancient Babylonia, where he hunted ferocious prey such as lions....

Samoyed

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Born in the bitterest regions of Russia and Siberia, north of the Arctic Circle, the Samoyed was an irreplaceable hunter, herder,...

Kuvasz

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History For thousands of years, nomadic Magyar tribes brought guard dogs with them as they moved into the land now known as...
Entlebucher Mountain Dog Breed Description

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History Originating in the valley of Entlebuch in Switzerland, the Entlebucher Mountain Dog is the smallest of the four Swiss Sennenhundes (mountain dogs)....

Great Dane

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Great Dane got his name from an 18th century French naturalist who believed the breed originated in Denmark and called it...
St. Bernard

St. Bernard

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Hospice du Grand St. Bernard of Switzerland is home to the St. Bernard dog. Named for Bernard of Menthon, an...