Australian Silky Terrier Dog Breed

Australian Silky Terrier Dog Breed

As its name suggests, Australian Silky Terrier dog breed originated in Australia, in tandem with its close relative, simply known as the Australian Terrier. Both breeds are descended from imported British terriers, and bear an obvious similarity in appearance to the Yorkshire Terrier. In the United States, to avoid possible confusion over the names of … Read more

Bichon Frisé Dog Breed

Bichon Frisé Dog Breed

The cuddly Bichon Frisé  is believed to have originated in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa. Its ancestors were brought to Europe over 400 years ago, and became especially popular members of the Spanish and French aristocracy. Support for the breed declined during the nineteenth century, however, and it became … Read more

Affenpinscher Dog Breed

Affenpinscher Dog Breed

Affenpinscher is an old dog breed whose history dates back over 300 years, the Affenpinscher is probably descended from a combination of small wirehaired terriers and pug-like dogs. It originated in Germany and is sometimes known as the Monkey Dog, because of its facial features, which resemble those of certain primates. The bushy area of … Read more