Working Dog

Yakutian Laika

Yakutian Laika History The Yakutian Laika is a domesticated breed of dog originating in Siberia. It is one of two native breeds of dogs that… Read More »Yakutian Laika

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff History The Tibetan Mastiff is a large, strong, heavy-boned, and muscular mastiff originating from Tibet. The Tibetan Mastiff is the national dog of… Read More »Tibetan Mastiff

Standard Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzer History The Standard Schnauzer is a breed of schnauzer, a type of working, medium-sized, hound-type, short-haired, wirehaired, or smooth-haired dog. The ancestors of… Read More »Standard Schnauzer

Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky History The Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working sleddog originating from the northeastern part of Asia. It is related to the Alaskan Malamute,… Read More »Siberian Husky


Samoyed History The Samoyede is a breed of working sleddog from Siberia. The Samoyed has a heavy double coat, a dense undercoat, and a longer,… Read More »Samoyed


Rottweiler History The Rottweiler is a medium to large-sized breed of domestic dog with a distinctive appearance. The Rottweiler is the national police, guard, and… Read More »Rottweiler

Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard History The Saint Bernard is a very old breed of canine, originally bred as a sledding and rescue dog by the monks in… Read More »Saint Bernard

Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog History The Portuguese Water Dog, or Puddledock, is a high-spirited, intelligent working dog originally from northern Portugal. The Portuguese Water Dog is… Read More »Portuguese Water Dog


Newfoundland History The Newfoundland is a type of large water-working dog that was originally developed as a working and herding dog in Newfoundland and Labrador,… Read More »Newfoundland

Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff History The Neapolitan mastiff is a dog of ancient lineage, originally bred as a watchdog and livestock guardian. The origin of the Neapolitan… Read More »Neapolitan Mastiff


Mastiff History The Mastiff is a medium to large-sized Molosser-type guard dog. The name “mastiff” also refers to a group of similar-looking, closely related dogs.… Read More »Mastiff


Leonberger History The Leonberger is a large, white, heavily-boned, short-haired, and long-lived working and pastoral dog of the Pointer type, originating in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.… Read More »Leonberger


Kuvasz History The Kuvasz is a Hungarian herding and livestock guardian dog. The female is known as the Komondor and the male is called the… Read More »Kuvasz


Komondor History The Komondor is a large, shaggy Hungarian sheepdog that is known for its distinctive beard. The Komondor is the national dog of Hungary,… Read More »Komondor


Hovawart History The Hovawart is a medium to large-sized breed of domestic dog, originating in Germany. Both the name and the country of origin of… Read More »Hovawart


Greenland History The Greenland Dog is a very large and ancient Arctic sledding and hunting dog. The Greenland Dog is also known as the Inuit… Read More »Greenland

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees History The Great Pyrenees literally translated means “big pasture guardian of flocks”. Time of Origin 1000 BC Country of Origin Asia Ancestry Kuvasz,… Read More »Great Pyrenees

Great Dane

Great Dane History The Danes are a medium-sized, working, gundog breed of medium to large-sized, strong, agile, muscular dogs that are well proportioned, with males… Read More »Great Dane

Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer History The Giant Schnauzer is a medium-large, strong, powerful, muscular, solidly built, shorthaired working and show breed of dog. The Giant Schnauzer originated… Read More »Giant Schnauzer


Eurasier History The Eurasie is a breed of medium to large-sized spitz-type dogs from Central Europe. The name is a compound word formed from the… Read More »Eurasier

Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher History The Doberman Pinscher is a medium to large-sized breed of working dog that originated in Germany. The Doberman is descended from the… Read More »Doberman Pinscher


Canaan History The Canaan Dog is an ancient, indigenous, medium-sized, scenthound. It is related to the extinct Ibizan Hound and is believed to have originated… Read More »Canaan

Canadian Eskimo

Canadian Eskimo History The Canadian Eskimo Dog, also known as the Inuit Dog or Qimmiq, is a medium-sized working dog that was originally developed in… Read More »Canadian Eskimo


Bullmastiff History The Bullmastiff is a medium-sized, muscular, well balanced, powerful, and courageous British and Irish breed of domestic dog. The strong head, with the… Read More »Bullmastiff

Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd History The Anatolian Shepherd is an ancient breed of livestock guardian dog. It is also known as an “Anatolian shepherd dog,” an “Akbash,”… Read More »Anatolian Shepherd

Akita Inu

Akita Inu History The Akita Inu is a medium to large-sized spitz-type Japanese workingdog. In Japan, the Akita Inu is known as the “Akita Ken”,… Read More »Akita Inu

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute History The Alaskan Malamute is a sled dog that originated in Alaska. The Alaskan Malamute is descended from the Scandinavian spitz-type dogs that… Read More »Alaskan Malamute