Category: Companion Dogs

  • French Bulldog

    This is a native French breed, possibly with some English bulldog blood. It reached its greatest popularity in the second half of the nineteenth century. History The origin of the modern French Bulldog breed descends directly from the dogs of the Molossians, an ancient Greek tribe. The dogs were spread throughout the ancient world by Phoenician […] More

  • English Bulldog

    The breed is descended from the ancient Asiatic mastiff, but its development took place completely in Great Britain. The name bulldog, which is medieval in origin, refers not only to the robust look of a little bull, which this aggressive dog has, but also to the power with which this dog attacked bulls in arena […] More

  • Griffon Brabançon – Piccolo Brabantino

    His origin is the same as that of the Belgian Griffon Description The Griffon Brabançon is similar to the Belgian griffon. It differs only in its hair, which is short, and the color of its coat, which is red (sometimes with a dark mask) or black with areas of lighter shading Personalitiy Affectionate, lively, curious, […] More

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    Chow Chow

    The first images of a chow chow appear in a two-thousand-year-old Chinese bas-relief. Its popularity in Europe however, dates back only to the second hail of the nineteenth century when it was brought to England by English merchant ships along with various other goods from the East, and one was given to the Prince of […] More

  • Belgian Griffon (Griffon Belge)

    The Belgian Griffon was developed in the 1800’s through crossing of the Yorkshire, the affenpinscher, the miniature schnauzer and the pug Description According to the standard, the small variety must not weigh more than 6 1/2 pounds (3kg), height 7 to 8 inches (25.5 -40.6 cm.), the large variety, not more than 11 pounds (11 […] More

  • Schipperkee

    The Schipperkee was bred in Flanders by a canal boat captain named Renssens. It first appeared at a dog show in 1880. From that point on it was exported throughout the world. The Schipperke is believed to be descended from a black sheepdog called a Leauvenaar, the same breed credited with being the foundation dog for the […] More

  • Miniature Schnauzer – Zwergschnauzer

    Like its larger brothers the giant and standard schnauzer, the miniature schnauzer is descended f rom ancient terriers, but i also carries in its veins the blood of the affenpinscher. Description Height: 12 – 14 inches (30 – 36 cm) Weight: 10 – 15 pounds (5 – 7 kg) Personality Most affectionate, energetic, obedient, trainable, […] More

  • Harlekinpinscher

    This is an ancient breed derived from the German smooth-haired pinscher. Description The Harlekinpinscher is a sturdy-looking, lean, muscular dog around 12 to 14 inches (30-35 cm) high, and weighing 22 to 26 pounds (10-12 kg.). It has a moderately elongated head, a well-fused skull and muzzle, and a black nose. Prognathism and enognathism are […] More

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    Japanese Spitz

    The Japanese spitz is a direct descendant of the Nordic spitz, which was imported into Japan centuries ago. There it found outstanding breeders and popularity Description Height: 12 – 15 inches (30 – 38 cm)Weight: 11 – 20 pounds (5 – 10 kg) It has a rather large head, a slight stop, a pointed muzzle, […] More

  • Pinscher

    Dating from ancient times, the breed was recognized officially at the end of the nineteenth century. Description The pinscher is a medium-sized elegant-looking dog. Height: from 18 to 19 inches (45-48 cm Weight: 13 to 18 pounds (6-8 kg) It has a long narrow head with a straight muzzle, a vigorous bite, dark oval eyes, end upright […] More

  • Telomian

    Origin A very ancient breed, raised by Malaysian  aborigines. It was brought to the United States in 1963, where, aided by a better diet and a new environment, it developed and improved both in sie and in temperament Appearance The Telomian is a small dog breed with a short smooth coat. They resemble many other […] More

  • Irish Terrier

    The breed is 2.000 years ol, but the earliest image we have of it is in a painting of the 1700’s. The Irish Terrier (Irish: Brocaire Rua) is a dog breed from Ireland, one of many breeds of terrier.  The Dublin dog show in 1873 was the first to provide a separate class for Irish […] More