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Working Dogs

Bred to guard, pull and rescue

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...
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...

Canaan Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality Highly intelligent and trainable, the Canaan Dog is quite versatile to different situations. Because of his long history as a feral dog,...

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...
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)....

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...

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...
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....
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...

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...

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...

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...
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....

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,...

Giant Schnauzer

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: History The Giant Schnauzer may seem a larger copy of the Standard and Miniature Schnauzer, but each breed has its own unique...

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...
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...
Canadian Eskimo Dog Puppies Canada

Canadian Eskimo Dog

Exercise: Grooming: Appearance: Personality His long connection with humans has made the Canadian Eskimo Dog affectionate and gentle with people he loves, but he can be...
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...
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,...

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...

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....
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...
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...