Fox Terriers Dog Breed

Fox Terriers: Wire and Smooth

Both the Wire and Smooth-coated Fox Terriers share a common ancestry and are thought to be the descendants of some of the old terrier...
Finnish Spitz Dog Breed Info

Finnish Spitz Dog Breed

Acknowledged as the national dog of Finland, the Finnish Spitz shows  the unmistakable characteristics of this northern group of dogs. Its alert demeanour, with...
Beagle Dog Breed Information

Beagle Dog Breed

This is another popular hound that is somewhat similar to the Basset, both in terms of appearance and temperament. It, too, is usually either...
Basset Hound Dog Breed

Basset Hound Dog Breed

The term ‘Basset’ first appears in a book on hunting that was published in 1585 in France. Various different breeds of Basset were developed...
Pekingese Dog and Puppy Breed

Pekingese Dog Breed

Another of the ancient Oriental breeds, whose ancestry can be traced back to the T’ang dynasty, about 1200 years ago, the Pekingese was finally...
Papillon And Phalene Dog Breed

Papillon And Phalene Dog Breed

The name of this dog breed refers to the positioning and shape of its ears, and is derived from the French word Papillon meaning...
Norfolk And Norwich Terriers Dog Breed

Norfolk And Norwich Terriers Breed

In the eastern counties of England, a dog breed of hunting terrier that was rather similar to the Border Terrier in many ways, including...
Irish Wolfhound Dog Breed Information

Irish Wolfhound Dog Breed

The future of the Irish Wolfhound was in doubt during the early years of the nineteenth century once the wolves themselves had been eliminated...
Japanese Chin Dog Puppies

Japanese Chin Dog Breed

In spite of its name, the Japanese Chin Dog was first bred in China, and is one of the oldest of all toy breeds....
Griffon Bruxellois Dog Breed

Griffon Bruxellois (Brussels Griffon) Dog Breed

Better known in the United States as the Brussels Griffon, these toy dogs are tought to be descended from the Affenpinscher. Various subdivisions of the...