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 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_Foxhound_Dog.jpg American Foxhound

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

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Beauceron

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

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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.

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Belgian Sheepdog

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

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

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

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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.

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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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Mastiff

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

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Neapolitan Mastiff

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

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Newfoundland

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

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Old English Sheepdog

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

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Otterhound

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.

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Plott

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.

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Poodle

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

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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.

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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.

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Rottweiler

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.

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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.

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Saluki

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Vizsla

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.