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Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound is a breed of domestic dog , specifically a very large sighthound from Ireland. The name originates from its purpose—wolf hunting with...

Irish Setter

The Irish Setter  is a setter, a breed of gundog, and family dog. The term Irish Setter is commonly used to encompass the show-bred dog...

Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher  is a small breed of dog originating from Germany. The breed’s earliest ancestors may have included the German Pinscher mixed with Italian...

Old English Sheepdog

The Old English Sheepdog (OES) is a large breed of dog that emerged in England from early types of herding dog. Obsolete names for the...

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands and recognized as one of Scotland’s earliest working dogs. The...

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi  is one of two separate dog breeds known as Welsh corgis that originated in Wales, predating the other breed, the Pembroke...

Dogue de Bordeaux

The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux mastiff, French mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a large French mastiff breed—and one of the most ancient French dog breeds. A...

Great Pyrenees

The Pyrenean Mountain Dog, known as the Great Pyrenees in North America, is a large breed of dog used as a livestock guardian dog. It...

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffonis a breed of dog used in hunting as a gundog. It is sometimes considered to be Dutch in ancestry, due to...

Shar-Pei

The Shar-Pei is a breed of dog known for its deep wrinkles and blue-black tongue. The breed originates from Canton, China. The English name is...