Xoloitzcuintli History The Xoloitzcuintli, also known as the Mexican Hairless Dog, is a hairless breed of dog that is native to Mexico. The popularity of… Read More »Xoloitzcuintli

Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier History The Tibetan Terrier is a breed of small terrier native to Tibet. The history of the breed is unclear, but the Tibetan… Read More »Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Spaniel History The Tibetan Spaniel is a mixed-breed, small to medium-sized dog originating from Tibet. The Tibetan Spaniel is considered a national treasure and… Read More »Tibetan Spaniel

Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu History The Shiba Inu is a Japanese spitz-type of herding and watchdog dog. The Shiba Inu is descended from the indigenous Japanese dogs.… Read More »Shiba Inu


Schipperke History The Schipperke is a toy-sized working Dutch herding and flocking dog. The Schipper is named after the city of Scheppen, in the Netherlands,… Read More »Schipperke


Poodle History The Standard and Miniature Poodle are two distinct breeds of poodle. The Standard and Miniature Poodle are two distinct breeds of poodle. The… Read More »Poodle

Miniature Poodle

Miniature Poodle History The Miniature Poodle is a medium-sized breed of domestic dog. The Standard and Miniature varieties of the poodle were both developed as… Read More »Miniature Poodle


Lowchen History The Lowchen is a German breed of small dog. The name is the German word for “little lion”. The FCI recognizes three varieties… Read More »Lowchen

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso History The Lhasa Apso is a small, ancient, and distinctive Himalayan spitz-type Tibetan Terrier. The breed is named for the Tibetan city of… Read More »Lhasa Apso


Keeshond History The Keeshond is a breed of small to medium-sized herding dog from the Netherlands. The Keeshond is a medium-sized, long-coated spitz type with… Read More »Keeshond

French Bulldog

French Bulldog History The French Bulldog is a small, short-faced breed of domestic dog, developed in France. The English Bulldog, also a short-faced, muscular, heavy-set… Read More »French Bulldog

Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz History The Finnish Spitz is a medium-sized spitz-type Nordic sleddog. The origins and ancestry of the Lapponian Herder or Finn-Spitze is often disputed,… Read More »Finnish Spitz


Dalmatian History The Dalmatian is a breed of medium to large-sized dog that originated on the Balkan peninsula, in Dalmatia, Croatia, during the Bronze Age.… Read More »Dalmatian

Coton de Tulear

Coton de Tulear History The Coton de Tulear is a breed of small, sweet, hypoallergenic, toy Spaniel. The name is French for “cotton from Tuléar”,… Read More »Coton de Tulear

Chow Chow

Chow Chow History The Chow Chow is a Chinese spitz type breed of dog. The literal translation of the word “Chow” is “puffy” or “fluffy”.… Read More »Chow Chow

Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinese Shar-Pei History The Chinese Shar-Pei, also known as the “Chinese Lion Dog”, is a breed of medium-sized, hairless dog with a distinctive lion-like appearance.… Read More »Chinese Shar-Pei

Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier History The Boston Terrier is a medium-sized American terrier with a distinctively shaped head. The Boston Terrier is descended from the Bull and… Read More »Boston Terrier

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise History The Bichon Frise is a white, curly-haired, toy-sized lapdog that originated in the Basque Country, a region in southern France, and northern… Read More »Bichon Frise

American Eskimo

American Eskimo History The American Eskimo Dog, or Eskie, is a low to the ground, medium-sized, short-coated Spitz-type Arctic sled-dog. The Eskie was developed by… Read More »American Eskimo