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Afghan Hound

The Afghan is built along greyhound-like lines, enabling it to execute a double-suspension gallop and run-down fleet game. The comparatively short back and steep pelvis helped it to leap great heights and to turn almost in place, essential attributes for coursing in rocky mountainous terrain. The large feet gave it a better foothold [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:31:06+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Hound Dogs|0 Comments

Airedale Terrier

Airedales are the largest of the Terrier breeds and is called, "The King". The Airedale terrier is a neat, upstanding, long-legged terrier, not exaggerated in any way. It has strong round bone and combines strength and agility, enabling it to hunt tough game. Its jaws are strong and punishing. Its gait is free. [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:31:06+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Terriers|0 Comments

Alaskan Malamute

Meet the breed that is often confused with the Siberian Husky and that inspired the creation of one of George Lucas's most memorable characters. Find out more about the beautiful Alaskan Malamute! The Alaskan malamute is a powerfully built dog of Nordic breed type, developed to haul heavy loads rather than race. It [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:31:05+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Working Dogs|0 Comments

American Eskimo

The Eskie is built along classic Nordic lines, a form that has proved effective at pulling heavy loads through snow and ice. It is compactly built, slightly longer than tall. The stand-off, double coat resists soaking and provides insulation against the cold. The small thick ears are also cold-resistant. The breed's smaller size [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:31:05+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Non Sporting Dogs|0 Comments

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian cattle dog is of moderate build, enabling it to combine great endurance with bursts of speed and the extreme agility necessary in controlling unruly cattle. It is sturdy and compact, slightly longer than it is tall. Its gait is supple and tireless, and it must be capable of quick and sudden [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:31:05+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Herding Dogs|0 Comments

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is an athletic dog of medium size and bone; it is lithe, agile and slightly longer than it is tall. It is muscular and powerful enough to work all day, without sacrificing the speed and agility necessary to cope with bolting livestock. Its gait is free and easy, and it [...]

By | 2017-01-14T14:31:05+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Herding Dogs|0 Comments