Chocolate, Yellow and Black Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever Dog Breed Profile

The Labrador Retriever is currently listed as the number one registered dog with the AKC. This dog breed is ranked very high by dog enthusiasts on all levels; playfulness, friendliness towards strangers and pets, easy to train, affectionate, and even makes a great watchdog. This breed was officially recognized by the English Kennel Club back…

Irish Setter Dog

Irish Setter Dog Breed Profile

The Irish Setter is a beautiful, happy-go-lucky dog that was bred to hunt enthusiastically with lots of energy.  This dog breed has a natural sense of happiness and excitability towards life. He makes a fantastic companion with both adults and children so long as there is enough activity to keep the dog happy. In fact,…

American Cocker Spaniel Dog

Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed Profile

Cocker Spaniels (the American version) were derived from English Cocker Spaniels after they found their way to the United States in the late 1800s. Americans preferred to breed a smaller sized Spaniel that would be ideal to hunt quail in various other small birds. Although the exact practice and decision to which the American version…

Boston Terrier Dog

Boston Terrier Dog Breed Profile

Most dog breeds have very little documentation to show proof of their origin and ancestry.  Because of this lack of factual history, the information on most of these breeds are assumed as best possible, however, the history of the Boston Terrier is different.  This dog breed is well documented. During the late 1800s, wealthy families…

English Bulldog Dog

Bulldog Dog Breed Profile

The Bulldog is one of those breeds that carries a mean looking facial expression, but is actually a delight to have as a pet. This dog was originally bred to attack bulls, literally.  History has it that these ferocious little guys used to attack and bite the nose of large bulls in the ring for…

Dalmatian Dog

Dalmatian Dog Breed Profile

The Dalmatian is easily known by its striking black-spotted pattern design.  However, the origin of this interesting color pattern is still unknown. Its name however, stems from Dalmatia, which is a region located in western Yugoslavia. This dog breed was recognized by the AKC back in the year 1888 and has remained popular ever since.…

Finnish Spitz Dog

Finnish Spitz Dog Breed Profile

Today’s Finnish Spitz dog stems from its ancestors, northern Spitz dogs, which were owned by Finno-Ugrian tribes traveling across the lands of Eurasia and Finland. It is theorized that these early dogs were used as watchdogs. Soon after, they were used to help assist hunters. While most dog breeds experience crossbreeding through time, this dog…