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Labradoodle

The Labradoodle is a hybrid breed of dog derived from breeding a Labrador Retriever and a poodle. At their best, Labradoodles are intelligent, friendly, and affectionate. They come in three sizes: miniature (weighing 15 to 30 pounds), medium (30 to 45 pounds), and standard (45 to more than 100 pounds). Because they are a crossbreed their traits are not fixed, so there is no guarantee that the Labradoodle puppy you purchase will fall into the […]

Labrador Retriever

The gentle, intelligent and family-friendly Labrador Retriever from Canada continues to be the most popular breed in the United States, according toAKC registration statistics. This versatile hunting breed comes in three colors yellow, black and chocolate and because of his aptitude to please his master they excel as guide dogs for the blind, as part of search-and-rescue teams or in narcotics detection with law enforcement. History Labrador Retrievers, originally from Newfoundland, were initially used in […]

Saint Bernard

The St. Bernard is a giant dog. The average weight of the breed is between 65 and 120 kg (140 and 260 lb) or more, and the approximate height at the withers is 70 to 90 cm (28 to 35 in). The coat can be either smooth or rough; the smooth coat being close and flat while the rough is dense, flat, and more profuse around the neck and legs. The colour is typically a […]

Pomsky

About This Breed The Pomsky a cross between a Siberian Husky and a Pomeranian is often referred to as a designer dog breed. This relatively new breed tends to be of the fluffy, cuddly variety, but theres a lot of variation in these dogs, as well. Heres what you need to know about this newcomer breed. Physical Characteristics When you cross a Pomeranian with a Siberian Husky, you can imagine some of the variations that […]

Yorkiepoo

A yorkiepoo (also called a yorkapoo or yoodle) is a hybrid dog, bred for the first time in the United States, by crossing a Yorkshire Terrier and a poodle (in most cases the miniature poodle or toy poodle), or by breeding yorkiepoo to yorkiepoo. These dogs may be bred from two purebred parents or two hybrid parents. They tend to have a smooth coat, of silky and wavy hair, and can come in a variety […]

West Highland Terrier

The hardy West Highland White Terrier, more commonly known as the “Westie,” is known for its friendly, strong-willed personality and a remarkably bright white coat. Said to be “all terrier,” this breed possesses a large amount of spunk, determination and devotion stuffed into a compact little body. The confident Westie excels in a variety of AKC events, from conformation to agility to obedience. History The West Highland White Terrier is said to originate from Poltalloch, […]

Teddy Bear

TheTeddy Bear puppyis also known as a Shichon oraZuchon and it is a cross between Bichon Fris and Shih Tzu. theTeddy Bearis a dog “known for his endearing face, large expressive eyes, and his soft teddy-bear coat.” TheTeddy Bearusually has a longer coat that does not shed very much, if at all. This longer coat may lead to more time for maintenance and grooming. As hypoallergenic dogs, Teddy Bears are generally more suitable for homes […]

Toy Fox Terrier

Truly an American breed, the Toy Fox Terrier is a big dog in a small package that possesses intelligence, courage and a take-charge attitude. Both a Toy and a Terrier, they are a true working dog, delighting in hunting tree squirrels and flushing out rodents. The breeds colors are white, chocolate and tan; white and tan; white and black; or tri-color. History To create this breed, the small Smooth Fox Terriers were crossed with various […]

Shih Poo

The Shih Poo is a cross between the Shih-Tzu and the Poodle. The Shih poo is one of many named Poodle crossbreeds, bred in an attempt to combine the characteristics of the Poodle, such as its high intelligence and low-shed coat, with the desirable traits of another breedin this case, the Shih Tzu. Some Shih-poos may have a longer, more Poodle-like muzzle than their Shih-Tzu parent, alleviating many breathing problems that Shih-Tzus can experience, such […]

Shar-Pei

Immediately recognizable due to their unique “hippopotamus” head shape, profile and wrinkles, the Shar-Pei is an ancient breed that isusually aloof and standoffish with strangers, but devoted to his family. Their name “Shar-Pei” means sandy coat and their coat should be offstanding and harsh.Any solid color and sable is acceptable and none of these is preferred over the others. Today, the Shar-Pei is exhibited in conformation, agility, obedience and tracking. History Originally a multipurpose Chinese […]