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Medium-Sized Breeds

If you are planning for the medium-sized dog breeds who are between 18 and 24 Inch (45-60 cm), then this category is right for you. Within this grouping can be found the popular retrievers and the various collies. The largest of the terrier breeds and some relative newcomers such as the Vizsla also fall into this category. It needs to be remembered, however, that the larger the dog, the greater will be the cost of keeping it. This is a direct reflection of their food requirements. The labelling on dog foods generally lists the suggested amount needed by different breeds. As a rough guide, the dogs featured in this will need between one and a half and two and a half 14 oz (400 g) can daily, with a corresponding volume of biscuit meal, typically given in two feeds in the morning and early evening.

Siberian Husky Dog Breed

Siberian Husky Dog Breed

Few dogs have more stamina than the Siberian Husky, which was developed as a sleigh dog by the Chukchi tribe who lived in north-east Asia. From here, some of...
Labrador Retriever Dog Breed

Labrador Retriever Dog Breed

The ancestors of this well-known dog breed were brought originally from Newfoundland by fishermen returning to England. In Newfoundland the dogs helped to haul in the nets and took...
Kerry Blue Terrier

Kerry Blue Terrier

Developed in the vicinity of County Kerry in southern Ireland well over a hundred years ago, this dog breed shows a clear resemblance to the Bedlington Terrier, which contributed...
Irish Water Spaniel Dog Picture

Irish Water Spaniel Dog Breed

This traditional Irish breed may have descended originally from stock that originated in Europe. There is a clear relationship between the Standard Poodle and this breed, and there are...
Irish Setter Dog Information

Irish Setter Dog Breed

The stunning appearance of these gundogs ensured their popularity and has led to them often being described as Red Setters. It is not always appreciated, however, that Irish Setters...
Hungarian Vizsla Dog Breed

Hungarian Vizsla Dog Breed

This is another of the ancient Hungarian breeds, which has become quite well known in the West since the 1930. Emigres leaving Hungary brought their dogs with them, and...
Golden Retriever Dog Picture

Golden Retriever Dog Breed

These attractive dogs were another of the sporting dog breeds developed in the second half of the nineteenth century. They were bred on the Guisachan Estate in Scotland, which...
Flat-Coated Retriever Dog Information

Flat-Coated Retriever Dog Breed

For many years, following its introduction to Britain in 1860 up until the First World War, the Flat-coated dog breed was the most popular of all retriever breeds, Subsequently,...
Elkhound Dog Breed Information

Elkhound (Norwegian Elkhound) Dog Breed

Sometimes known also as the Norwegian Elkhound, especially in the United States, these ancient Nordic dogs were originally bred to track elk and other large animals, including bears, wolves...
Dalmatian Dog Breed

Dalmatian Dog Breed

This elegant dog breed was originally developed in Yugoslavia and subsequently brought to Britain where it became popular as a carriage dog during the eighteenth century, although its original...

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