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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.


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

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.
 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.
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.

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.

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).


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



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.

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.
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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. 


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.

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. 

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.



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

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.
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.
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.
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.
 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.

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.

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.
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.


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.

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.