Dog Breeds A – B

/Dog Breeds A - B

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 | September 23rd, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Hound Dogs|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 | 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 | 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 | September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Herding Dogs|0 Comments
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