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 Affenpinscher_Dog.jpg Affenpinscher

The Affenpinscher is very much a terrier - inquisitive, energetic, and bold - but is espescially playful. They make great dogs for those families who have a sense of humour themselves.
 Afghan_Hound_Dog.jpg Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound is often portrayed as a fragile show dog, but they are hunters at heart. With daily exercize they are calm indoor dogs.
Airedale_Terrier_Dog.jpg Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier is a well rounded breed: intelligent, loving, and strong. They can be stubborn at times, but are generally quite responsive.
Akita_Dog.jpg Akita

The Akita is an independent, head-strong breed. They are very protective of their family, but can be domineering at time.
Alaskan_Malamute_Dog Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute is an independent, powerful, and fun loving breed. Bred to pull sleds, they enjoy daily physical exercize.
american english coonhound header American English Coonhound

The American English Coonhound is a larger dog with an unstoppable need for exercise and play. They are highly active and need an owner who can help them work out their energy in a safe and healthy way.
American_Eskimo_Dog_Dog.jpg American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo dog is a small, calm, and gentl breed. They enjoy their time outdoors with lots of running and playing, but tend to relax once indoors.
 American_Foxhound_Dog.jpg American Foxhound

The American Foxhound loves to hunt, but is well suited for the home, as well.
American Staffordshire_Terrier_Dog American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a tough breed, but is incredibley affectionate. Comfortable inside or out, this canine make a wonderful addition to the family.
American_Water_Spaniel_Dog.jpg American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel is a versatile breed that enjoys the outdoors - hunting and retrieving - as well as relaxing when indoors.

Anatolian Shepherd

The Anatolian Shepherd is a protective, watchful dog - and big to boot. They are generally laid back, though, if not provoked or around strangers.

Australian_Cattle_Dog_Dog Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog is a tireless breed. Both physically and mentally strong, they need endless jobs to do or else they become jittery. A great work dog.
Australian_Shepherd_Dog Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is an incredibley active, loving, and independent breed.
Australian_Terrier_Dog.JPG Australian Terrier

The Australian Terrier is an adventurous little breed, who loves to play and have a good time. They are on the quieter side for a terrier, but are independent and head strong, nonetheless.
Basenji_Dog Basenji

The Basenji is on the reserved side for a smaller breed, but stuill needs plenty of physical exertion. They are unique in that they can't bark - more of a howl or fox bark.
Basset_Hound_Dog Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a calm, gentle breed very suitable for families with kids.
Beagle_Dog Beagle

The Beagle craves companionship, whether it be human or canine. With daily exercize, the beagle can be a calm, loving companion.

Bearded Collie

The Bearded Collie is a fun-loving, high energy dog, with a screwball sense of humour. They are relatively gentle, but may be too rambunctious for small children.



The Beauceron is an incredibely intelligent canine - a quick learner with great instincts. They can be overly controlling, though, so early training is necessary.


Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois has endless physical and mental energy to burn, enjoying daily exercize outdoors. They make a graet addition to large families.


Bedlington Terrier

The Bedlington Terrier is calm and tame for a terrier. They are a loyal and quiet companion.


Belgian Sheepdog

The Belgian Sheepdog is a tough, independent thinker. They are loyal and protective as a family dog.


Belgian Tervuren

The Belgian Tervuren is an intelligent, highly energetic dog. They are on the independent side, so they can have a tendency to be unfriendly towards those they don't know.

Bernese_Mountain_Dog Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large canine, bred for its strength and durability. They are relaxed and caring, and espescially well suited to families with small children, as they are very gentle.
Bichon_Frise_Dog Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is small in size but huge in personality. They are high energy and tend to bark a lot, making them a fun companion or reliable watchdog.
Black_And_Tan_Coonhound_dog.jpg Black and Tan Coonhound

The Black and Tan Coonhounds is mellow indoors, but once released outside can become unruly, with its natural hunter instincts.
Black_Russian_Terrier_Dog.jpg Black Russian Terrier

The Black Russian Terrier is a calm, strong canine who is particularly attached to their owner and family. They enjoy the company of others, other dogs or people.
Bloodhound_Dog Bloodhound

The Bloodhound is a calm breed, while also being very affectionate and personable. Great with children, the Bloodhound can be a great family dog.
Border_Collie_Dog.jpg Border Collie

The Border Collie is one of the most intelligent of the dog breeds. They are also brimming with energy, and needs lots of challenging tasks to keep them occupied.
Border_Terrier_Dog Border Terrier

The Border Terrier is one of the more amiable and outgoing of the smaller breeds.
Borzoi_Dog Borzoi

The Borzoi breed epitomizes elegance, being a mild-mannered, quiet dog - at least indoors. When released outside, they will run hard and chase any critter that moves.
Boston_Terrier_Dog Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier is an intelligent breed that loves to please their owner. They are small and vocal, but are generally well behvaed when tended to properly.
Bouvier_des_Flandres_Dog.jpg Bouvier des Flandres

The Bouvier des Flandres is a loyal and dependable companion dog. Given proper exercize, this breed is graet indoors or out.
 Boxer_Dog.jpg Boxer

The Boxer is a fantastic family dog: loyal, compassionate, and lots of fun. They can be stubborn at times, but are mostly a joy.
Briard_Dog.jpg Briard 

The Briard is a gentle companion, while also being protective of their owner. They love to socialize, but may need some time to warm up to strangers.
Brittany_Dog Brittany 

The Brittany is a very social, affectionate breed of canine. An intelligent breed, the Brittany is easy to train and is generally well behaved.
Brussels_Griffon_Dog Brussels Griffin 

The Brussels Griffin can often be arrogant and hard-headed, with a tendency to be overly confident. That said, it can make a good dog for a family without small children.
Bulldog_Dod Bulldog 

Contrary to their reputation for aggresiveness, Bulldogs are in fact highly affectionate, playful dogs. With low energy levels, they are great for owners with a tight schedule.
Bullmastiff_Dog.jpg Bullmastiff 

The Bullmastiff is generally quite and calm, but when roused or overtly threatened become a force to be reckoned with. They are a great family dog, but are not recommended to shy or reserved owners.
Bull_Terrier_Dog Bull Terrier 

The Bull Terrier loves to play, and loves to lavish in attention from their owners. They can be mischievous if not excersized properly, though.
Cairn_Terrier_Dog Cairn Terrier 

The Cairn Terrier is a tough little breed with lots of energy. They aren't compatible with most strangers or pets, but they are a loyal family dog.
Canaan_Dog_.jpg  Canaan Dog 

The Canaan Dog is a very bright canine, who is adept at performing specific tasks. They are very protective of their owner and family and don't do well around other dogs.
cane corso header  Cane Corso 

The Cane Corso is a fearsome breed, assuming you're threatening its family. Very loving and highly protective, this breed makes for an excellent family dog.
Cardigan_Welsh_Corgi_Dog   Cardigan Welsh Corgi 

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a mild-mannered, yet high-spirited dog. They have a great sense of humour and make wonderful dogs for around the house.
catahoula leopard hound header   Catahoula Leopard Hound 

The Catahoula Leopard Hound is actually the state dog of Louisiana and tends to be an excellent dog for hunters as they love to track.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the perfect house dog. It requires minimal upkeep, while also being very affectionate and loving.
cesky terrier header Cesky Terrier 

The Cesky Terrier is a great breed for novice owners as it's small and doesn't need too much exercise. It can, however, be difficult to train.
Chesapeake_Bay_Retriever_Dog Chesapeake Bay Retriever 

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever's instincts as a hunting partner make this dog an energetic breed outdoors, but tends to relax indoors. The most protective of any retriever, this breed can be a very useful dog.
Chihuahua_Dog Chihuahua 

The chihuahua is a small, but loyal dog breed. It is an energetic dog, but can get much of its excersize needs indoors.
Chinese_Crested_Dog_Dog.jpg Chinese Crested Dog 

The Chinese Crested Dog is playful and gentle. They are friendly with dogs and people alike and is eager to please.
Chinese_Shar_Pei_Dog Chinese Shar Pei 

The Chinese Shar Pei is a fiercly independent breed. Known for their skills as a protector, they make a great watch dog, although they can me a handful to train.
Chow_Chow_Dog Chow Chow 

The Chow Chow is a very serious, stoic canine. They are low energy, but are incredibley loyal to their owners.
Cocker_Spaniel_Dog Cocker Spaniel 

The Cocker Spaniel is an all around solid medium size breed. They're easy to train, fun-loving, and intelligent, which makes them great for a variety of settings.

Clumber Spaniel

The Clumber Spaniel is a low energy breed, but still enjoys a good run through a field.

Collie_Dog Collie 

The Collie is a mild-mannered, calm dog that is an ideal family pet. It needs daily excerize, as the Collie has historically been a work dog.
Curly-Coated_Retriever_Dog.jpg Curly-Coated Retriever 

The Curly Coated Retriever loves to - surpise! - retriever things, espescially in the water. They love the outdoors but are tame once indoors, provided they have enough exercize.
Dachshund_Dog Dachshund 

The Dachshund is a natural hunter, who has a strong affinity for its owner. Although small in size, they make fantastic watchdogs.
Dalmatian_Dog Dalmatian 

The Dalmatian is full of energy and requires an outlet for this daily. Great around horses, they're good for households with lots of land, but they don't make for great indoor dogs.
Dandie_Dinmont_Terrier_Dog.jpg Dandie Dinmont Terrier 

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small, loving companion dog. Despite it's stature, it does enjoy a good hunt or some vigorous exercize.
Doberman%20Pinscher_Dog.jpg Doberman Pinscher 

The Doberman Pinscher is a very intelligent canine, capable of overcoming a variety of challenges and difficulties. They are a tough dog, for sure, but are very sensitive to their owners.
dogue de bordeaux Dogue de Bordeaux 

The Dogue de Bordeaux is a rare breed and can have a difficult temperament to train, but they make excellent guard dogs and can handle living in homes that usually house smaller dogs.
 English_Cocker_Spaniel_Dog.jpg English Cocker Spaniel 

The English Cocker Spaniel is an incredibely friendly breed, who enjoys both human and canine company. They are natural hunters, so they require lots of exercise.
English_Foxhound_Dog.jpg English Foxhound 

The English Foxhound is an active hunter, who loves to get out and use it's nose daily. They are a very social breed, and so need lots of human or canine companionship.
English_Setter_Dog.jpg English Setter 

The English Setter is a hunting dog and loves to run in big, open spaces. They are a very gentle breed, and are great with children.
English_Springer_Spaniel_Dog English Springer Spaniel 

The English Springer Spaniel is an extremley playful breed that loves regular exercize outdoors. Their high level of affection makes them a great family dog. 

English Toy Spaniel 

The English Toy Spaniel is a great lapdog. They are both playful, as well as loyal and respectful of their owner and family.

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Entlebucher Mountain Dog 

The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a highly intelligent breed that needs to be trained from early puppyhood. They are very active and need regular exercise.

Field_Spaniel_Dog.jpg Field Spaniel 

The Field Spaniel is as good a hunting dog as it is a loving companion. They love to have tasks and need daily exercize.
Finnish_Spitz_Dog.jpg Finnish Spitz 

The Finnish Spitz is a lively, independent breed that can be stubborn at times.
Flat-Coated%20Retriever_dog.jpg Flat-Coated Retriever 

The Flat-Coated Retriever is an extremley loving and intelligent breed. With lots of exercize, they are calm and amiable indoors.
French_Bulldog_Dog French Bulldog 

The French Bulldog is much smaller than the average Bulldog. This, combined with their quirky, fun personality and low upkeep make them a prime candidate for a family dog.
German_Pinscher_Dog.jpg German Pinscher 

The German Pinscher is an alert, smaller breed, who makes a wonderful watchdog.They are headstrong, and can be fairly independent.
German Shepherd Dog German Shepherd Dog

The German Sheperd Dog is one of the most intelligent breeds. They are a very strong dog, devoted and faithful. They are great watch dogs and protectors.
German_Shorthaired_Pointer_Dog German Shorthaired Pointer

The German Shorthaired Pointer was bred to hunt, so they need plenty of physical and mental stimulation. If daily exercize requirements are met, they are a plesure in the home.
German_Wirehaired_Pointer_Dog German Wirehaired Pointer

The German Wirehaired Pointer has plenty of energy to expend. Great as a hunting dog, it also has a fairly mild temperament that suits itself well to being a housedog.
Giant_Schnauzer_Dog.jpg Giant Schnauzer

The Giant Schnauzer is higly protective and loyal of it's family and owners. They can be agressive towards other dogs and reserved with strangers.
 Golden_Retriever_Dog Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is one of the most rounded family dogs. It is very gentle, freindly, and intelligent, making it ideal for any family with a yard.
Gordon_Setter_Dog.jpg Gordon Setter

The Gordon Setter is a hunting dog, and needs a lively owner to ensure that they get daily exercize. They can make for a loving family dog.
Glen_Of_Imaal_Terrier_Dog.jpg Glen of Imaal Terrier

The Glen of Imaal Terrier is inquisitive and playful, always game to run around. They settle down once indoors, though, and are great with children.

Great Dane

The Great Dane is a friendly giant, good for a family dog as it's great with children.


Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a gentle and loyal companion for any family, even for those with small children. They are easy going and a affectionate.


Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is a gentle, loving dog when not provoked. They are very protective of their family, though, so owners must be wary around strangers or other dogs.

Greyhound_Dog.jpg Greyhound

The Greyhound is, obviously, a quick breed. That's not to say that they aren't quite calm and tame, though. They are generally an easy going pooch.
Harrier_Dogg.jpg Harrier

The Harrier is a playful and energetic canine. They love to track small animals and let off steam outside.
Havanese_Dog Havanese

The Havanese loves attention, and will do anything in its power to get more of it. As a small, toy breed it does not tolerate excessive exercize well.
Ibizan_Hound_Dog.jpg Ibizin Hound

The Ibizin Hound is a hunter, enjoying the chase when it comes to small creatures. They are clam indoors, and make a nice family dog.
icelandic sheepdog header Icelandic Sheepdog

The Icelandic Sheepdog is a tough breed to contain as they have endless energy and a need to dig, jump, and climb.
irish red and white setter header Irish Red and White Setter

The Irish Red and White Setter needs quite a bit of room to run around as they are rather energetic. They also need regular grooming to avoid mats and tangles in their fur.
Irish_Setter_Dog.jpg Irish Setter

The Irish Setter is a very energetic canine that requires lots of exercize. Given that, they are one of the most affectionate and loving breeds around.

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is a playful, intense dog that enjoys daily exercize. They love to run and hunt, but when indoors they are quite tame.

Irish Water Spaniel

The Irish Spaniel is an outgoing, fun dog to have in the family once they've been trained up firmly. They are clownish and independent, so they can be a little unruly at times.
Irish_Wolfhound_Dog Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound is a gentle and loving canine, despite it's large size. With low energy, this breed can be a great family dog.
Italian_Greyhound_Dog Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound is a lively little breed, with lots of energy to burn. They can make a graet family dog, although they are known to injure themselves from playing too hard with children.
 Japanese_Chin_Dog.jpg Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin is a wonderful companion - friendly towards everyone and eager to please. They have a tendency to follow their owners everywhere they go, demonstrating their loyalty.
Keeshond_Dog.jpg Keeshond

The Keeshond makes for a wonderful household dog. They are calm but playful, and are gentle with both childeren and adults.
Kerry_Blue_Terrier_Dog.jpg Kerry Blue Terrier

The Kerry Blue Terrier is a versatile breed, with the ability to hunt, be a great companion, or protect. With a daily walk, they generally do just fine indoors.
Komondor_Dog.jpg Komondor

The Komondor's unique hair style should not deter the fact that it is an aggressive, fearless protector and watchdog. They enjoy being responsible for another party, as they are natural herders.
jindo header Korean Jindo Dog

The Jindo is best known for their watchdog abilites, being able to easily tell the difference between a family member and a stranger. However, they're very loving to their owner and tend to enjoy water quite a bit.
Kuvasz_Dog.jpg Kuvasz

The Kuvasz is a tough, strong breed that is protective of it's family and owners. They are generally calm, but can be aggresive with other dogs.
Labrador Retriever Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever has been the most popular dog for the last 10 years, according to the AKC (American Kennel Club).

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier is a quintessential terrier: strong-headed, energetic, and inquisitive. Given lots of exercize, they will settle down nicely in the home.

Lhasa_Apso_Dog Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso is a self-sufficient and seemingly stubborn breed. With a moderate amount of exercize, though, these dogs can be a delightful family dog.
Lowchen_Dog.jpg Lowchen

The Lowchen is both fun and energetic, as well as low-key and loving. They make great family pets.


This energetic breed is a fun, ideal lap dog. They require little exercise, but plenty of grooming and upkeep.


Manchester Terrier

The Manchester Terrier is a shy, standoff-ish breed. They are loyal to their family, but are wary of strangers.



The Mastiff is massive and can seem intimidating, but they are gentle, loving household pets.


Miniature American Eskimo Dog

The Miniature American Eskimo Dog is much like the Standard with regard to its characteristics. Bright, fun, and a great family dog.


Miniature Bull Terrier

The Miniature Bull Terrier is much like it's larger counterpart, being mischievous and fun loving. It is small, but is certainly not a lap dog - they are strong and have a good amount of bulk.


Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher is highly energetic and curious. Although standoff-ish to strangers, the Miniature Pinscher is very loyal to its family.


Miniature Poodle

The Miniature Poodle is a highly intelligent, fun-loving, energetic dog that makes for a great family pet. They love being a part of the family.


Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is a great family dog. Friendly and outgoing, it enjoys a good, hard play session. Erring on the side of loud, it has a tendency to bark a lot.


Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is the ideal gaurd dog. They are intensely loyal, and one should socialize them often when they are young.



The Newfoundland is a larger breed and historically a work dog. They are extremely gentle, loving dogs and are great with small children.


Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is an extremely strong willed and independent breed. They can be difficult to control at time, as they are clever and energetic.

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Norwegian Buhund

The Norwegian Buhund is an easy breed to keep but also very vocal. They love to bark to communicate and may try and convince you that they haven't eaten, even when they already have.


Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound enjoys adventure in cold environments, so they need plenty of exercise. They are loyal and loving.

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Norwegian Lundehund

The Norwegian Lundehund is not an easy dog to train, making them a poor choice for novice dog owners. However, they are very affectionate and can be rather independent as well.


Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier may be a small breed, but they are adventurous and outgoing. They make great pets for those who enjoy a humourous - and at times challenging - dog.


Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a quick learner, who enjoys applying their newly acquired knowledge through rigorous activity. They are energetic but not restless, and are friendly with both people and animals alike.


Old English Sheepdog

The Old English Sheepdog is a bigger, fun-loving dog, that enjoys being part of the family very much.



The Otterhound is a dedicated hunter, and enjoys the hunt even more with other dogs. More of a functional dog than a pet, they can be difficult at times, but are generally low-key.



The Papillon is one of the most intelligent breeds of its size. It loves to spend time with its owner learning new tricks.


Parson Russell Terrier (aka Jack Russell Terrier)

The Parson Russell Terrier can be a handful with it's high energy and hunting instincts. A great canine for an owner who is also highly active, as well as a sense of humour.



The Pekingese is a small, fluffy breed that can come off as stubborn. They can be affectionate, but are a generally low energy breed. 

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a great companion dog, combining its intense loyalty with its laidback nature. Its natural herder tendencies give it spunk. 


Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is an inquisitive and fun-loving dog, with high energy and a burning desire to play.


Pharaoh Hound

The Pharaoh Hound is a runner and hunter - they love activity. They also make great dogs indoors, as well, and are generally gentle with children and other dogs.



This highly energetic canine needs lots of exercise. Given that, they are lovely, loyal companions. They may be too energetic for families with small children.



The Plott is a great all around hound: good for hunting, as well as a family dog. They can be shy around folks they don't know, but warm up to them pretty quickly.


Polish Lowland Sheepdog

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is a herder by nature, and is thus very territorial. That said, they are very affectionate and enjoy the company of others.



The Pomeranian is a fun, energetic small breed that enjoys plenty of play. They can bark a lot and are reserved with strangers.



The Poodle is a highly intelligent, obdeient dog. Regarded as one of the most impressive show dogs, the Poodle requires plenty daily grooming.


Portuguese Water Dog

The Portuguese Water Dog is a smart, fun-loving dog with plenty of energy. They make a wonderful family dog for those who have the space for it.



The Puli is, despite its mop appearance, highly agile and energetic. They are smart, watchful, and very tough.



The Pug is a delightful companion. Both comical and social, is sure to provide household entertainment.

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Pyrenean Shepherd

The Pyrenean Shepherd has a deceptively simple to maintain coat, despite what it looks like. They are very energetic and need to be let off-leash at least three times a week.


Redbone Coonhound

The Redbone Coonhound is a strong hunter who enjoys being active, but is content when there is quiet time. They are great with families, but might not blend well with smaller pets.


Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a fantastic watchdog and protector. If trained well as a puppy, they can grow to become great family dogs.



The Rottweiler is known for its superior protection and watchdog abilities. They have a tendency to be overprotective if they themselves, or their owners, feel threatened.


Saint Bernard

The Saint Bernard is a calm, easy-going breed with a low energy level. Great as a family dog, but not so much for adventure.



The Saluki is a quick, gentle canine. It is a generally timid breed, shying away from rough play and conflict.



Ther Samoyed is a calm and gentle breed that makes for a wonderful family dog. Daily excercize is a must, though, or else this canine can become mischievous.



The Schipperke is an active dog, always curious to find something new to get into. They are strong headed and independent.


Scottish Deerhound

The Scottish Deerhound is a gentle breed who loves to please. Although they don't require a lot of exercise, they do enjoy the occasional sprint through a field.


Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier is a small, cute breed, but also determined and intelligent. They are loyal and protective, so they can be on the unfriendly side to other dogs and pets.


Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier is calmer than most terriers, but is still active nonetheless. They make a great companion.


Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdog is an ideal canine for the household. Great with children, and requiring only modest exercise, they are a great addition to the family.


Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is a strong-minded, independent small breed that enjoys the outdoors. Territorial and alert, this canine makes a great watchdog.


Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is a spunky little breed, full of energy and affection. They love to play, and are great with children.


Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is an energetic breed, known for its intelligence, and when given the change, it's mischievous nature. Although accustom to colder climates, it can still adapt to warmer environments with proper care.


Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier is a small, energetic canine that enjoys lots of interaction and play. They can be stubborn and independent minded.


Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is relativley calm for a terrier, suitable for city life. They still need daily exercize, though, as they have an instatiable desire to chase rodents and run hard.


Smooth Fox Terrier

The Smooth Fox Terrier is an energetic small breed that tends to let off steam both inside and out.


Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier thrives in a family environment, as they enjoy recieving affection just as much as they enjoy giving it.


Spinone Italiano

The Spinone Italiano is a gentle, calm breed for being a pointer. They have lots of energy, but are calm indoors and are great with small children


Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a freindly breed that enjoys a good play. They don't seek out fights, but can be tenacious around other dogs.


Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer is a smart, independent canine. They do best with a patient and understanding owner, as this breed can be mischievous.


Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel is a cheerful,  laid back breed who knows how to behave indoors. They do enjoy their time outside, though.


Swedish Vallhund

The Swedish Vallhund is the quinessential farm dog: great at catching vermin, energetic, and highly loving. Wonderful with kids, wonderful for families.


Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is a territorial, independent dog, fitting of its history as a protector. They require lots of socialization in order for them to accept strangers.


Tibetan Spaniel

The Tibetan Spaniel is a loving, energetic small breed. They are stubborn and independent, but are very attached to their owner.


Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier is a calm and gentle companion. Happy indoors or out, they are an amiable canine.


Toy American Eskimo Dog

The Toy American Eskimo Dog is much like the Standard with regard to its characteristics. Bright, fun, and a great family dog.


Toy Fox Terrier

The Toy Fox Terrier is a hunting dog by nature and is very curious and energetic as a result. They are an extremley loving, fun breed for the family, or for a single owner.


Toy Manchester Terrier

This is a gentle, shy breed that makes for a great family dog. They can be scrappy, but are calm and timid, for the most part.


Toy Poodle

Toy Poodles may be small, but they have big smarts. They are one of the easiest breeds to train, and are filled with affection for their owners.



The Vizsla is a tireless hunting companion, ever on the prowl for anything bird. They can become reckless and overly excitable if not given proper exercise.



The Weimaraner is an extremley energetic dog who loves to socialize. If their exercize requirements are met, they are an extremely well-behaved canine and a pleasure to have around the house.


Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel is less spunky than it's English counterpart, but still packs a lot of energy that needs daily release. They are loving and loyal but are independent, as well.


Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier is relatively calm and mild-mannered as far as Terriers go. They can still be rambunctious, but are calm enough to serve as a great dog for indoors.


West Highland White Terrier

The Westhighland White Terrier is an energetic dog who loves attention but is largely self sufficient.



The Whippet is a great family dog, being highly affectionate and gentle with children. They are an indoor dog, although they certainly enjoy playing outside.


Wire Fox Terrier

The Wire Fox Terrier should live indoors, but needs daily exercise outside.They require frequent grooming, but are very loving, affectionate dogs.


Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is an excellent hunting dog: loyal and pays sharp attention to its surrounding. They make great family pets, as well, given daily exercize.

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The strange looking and oddly named Xoloitzcuintli has the distinction of being a hairless breed. They are curious and need to be kept from boredom, otherwise they may start digging to explore or escape.


Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier's personality is matched only by its cuteness. They are a fun, entertaining breed with lots of energy, but are known to get into mischief.