Newfoundland Dog

The Newfoundland

If you are looking for a family dog that will devote himself to keeping your children from getting into trouble, you may want to buy a Newfoundland. These massive dogs have an innate desire to rescue people who are in danger and have an incredibly sweet and gentle nature. However, before you buy a Newfoundland…

Rottweiler Dog

The Rottweiler

Do you need a protective dog that is intelligent and devoted to its owners? If so, you may want to consider buying a Rottweiler. These big dogs were bred to be very versatile working dogs. They guard their homes and families, excel in agility training, and think that they are tiny lapdogs when they are…

Saint Bernard Dog

The Saint Bernard

More than one traveler stranded in the snowy Swiss Alps owes the ponderous Saint Bernard his life. Monks in the Alps actually developed this massive dog to be used as a rescue dog. The Saint Bernard breed is quite an old one, going back as far as the 1700s. The American Kennel Club places the…

Siberian Husky Dog

Siberian Husky Dog Breed Profile

The Siberian  Husky was originally developed in Northeast Asia by the Chukchi people, and at that time was named the Chukchi Husky.  Although its ancestry is not known, this dog is definitely related to the Spitz family. Way back during the Alaskan Gold Rush, these dogs were extremely important to life in the Arctic regions. …

Bullmastiff Dog Breed

Bullmastiff Dog Breed Profile

The Bullmastiff is mistakenly thought of as one of  Britain’s oldest dog breeds.  However, it is actually the Mastiff that is the oldest breed. The Bullmastiff, on the other hand, is a fairly new dog breed that has recently developed. History does show a few crosses between these two dogs as early as the 1790s,…

Great Dane Dog Breed

Great Dane Dog Breed Profile

Always an amazing sight to see, the Great Dane is a very large dog that is said to be the result of the Greyhound and the ancient Molossus war dog. These ancestors helped the Great Dane to be a fearless hunter of big game. By the 14th century, these dogs were widely known for their…

Giant Schnauzer Dog Breed

The Giant Schnauzer Breed Profile

The Giant Schnauzer is categorized in the family groups: Livestock Dog, Schnauzer, and the Herding group. This breed originally came from Germany, out of the the lands of Wurrtemburg and Bavaria. Cattlemen were quite fond of the smaller standard-sized Schnauzer and thus wanted to breed a larger-sized version of the dog for specific jobs. They…