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...
Great Dane Dog Information

Great Dane Dog Breed

Great Dane Dog is the tallest of the various mastiff breeds, and has been known for over 400 years. Its modern ancestry can be...
Scottish Deerhound Dog Information

Scottish Deerhound Dog Breed

Better known in North America as the Scottish Deerhound, these hounds were bred before the advent of the gun, to assist in the capture...
French Bulldog Breed Information

French Bulldog

In the middle of the nineteenth century, bulldogs were among the most popular dogs in England, especially in urban areas. Various strains were available...