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Giant Schnauzer

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Information The Giant Schnauzer is the biggest out of the three Schnauzer breeds as you can probably tell by its name. It was developed in Germany with the aim of driving cattle and was later used for work in butcher shops, as well as at stockyards. Some representatives of the breed were used as guard dogs at breweries. The breed …

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German Wirehaired Pointer

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Information Back in the late 1800s German hunters were in search of a rugged dog that could hunt any kind of game and on any terrain. The result was they created the German Wirehaired. In him they managed to blend the very best qualities of the Pointer, Poodle, along with the Foxhound in order to develop an all-purpose dog that …

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German Shorthaired Pointer

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Information Early versions of the breed date way back to the beginning of the 17th century, but the German Shorthaired Pointers of today were created, with the aim of being multipurpose hunting dogs, at some point between the mid- to late 19thcentury. The breed is generally smart, friendly, and willing.They are very enthusiastic in absolutely everything they do without coming …

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German Shepherd Dog

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Information Captain Max von Stephanitz, a career captain in the German cavalry, is the man responsible for having this fine specimen of a dog. He set a goal of developing a German breed that would be unsurpassed as a herding dog. German Shepherds may appear aloof but they are not usually aggressive. They are reserved dogs that don’t make friends …

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German Pinscher

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Information The German Pinscher was developed originally with the single purpose of eradicating vermin in Germany at some point between the late 1700s and late 1800s. During both World Wars, the breed faced extinction. After World War II ended, a West German going by the name of Werner Jung started breeding German Pinschers and thus managed to save the breed. …

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French Bulldog

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  Origin and Information The French Bulldog was first introduced in England as a companion dog. Seeing as how the breed was popular amongst lace workers in Nottingham it was only natural that when many of them emigrated to France to search for better opportunities, they brought their miniature bulldogs along with them. That is why the breed eventually adopted …

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Fox Terrier – Information, Behavior and Facts

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Information Fox Terriers are canine classics that emerged back in the 18th century when fox hunting became a popular sport in the United Kingdom, and they were employed by hunters to flush out the foxes from their hiding spots. The breed has remained practically the same today as it was back then. Fox Terrier Behavior These dogs are known for …

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Flat-coated Retriever

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Information The original purpose for developing the breed was for hunting game on both, land and water. The Flat-Coated Retriever is still used with that aim and today. It is also a wonderful companion for those people, looking for an active and super therapy dog. Flat-coated Retriever Temperament and Personality This breed is not only full of energy, but it …

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Finnish Spitz

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All about Finnish Spitz dog breed This breed was originally created for hunting. Their job was to hunt the game and start barking when they found one. Nowadays the breed is considered to be wonderful and energetic companion. Finnish Spitz is used as a companion dog mainly in America. This dog is considered to be the national dog of Finland, …

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Finnish Lapphund

All Finnish Lapphund dog breed Finnish Lapphund is hard-working, medium sized dog originated in Lapland, Finland, where his main job was to herd reindeer. Today he is one of the most popular dog breeds in Finland, but it’s not very numerous in the rest of the world. Temperament The dogs from this breed are active, intelligent and adaptable. The still …

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