Breed: Australian terrier Did you know? Since the mid-1800s, Australian terriers have been helping control rodents, sheep and snakes Down Under – but they’re happiest watching over their human families.
Breed: Bull terrier (colored) Did you know? Originally bred as a gentleman’s companion, the bull terrier’s colored variety didn’t develop until the turn of the 19th century. Until then, the pooch was nicknamed “White Cavalier.”
Breed: Norwich terrier Did you know? This is no fair-weather furry friend! The terrier is by your side rain or shine, since it was bred in the 1800s to endure the elements with a weather-resistant fur coat.
Breed: Pointer Did you know? Believed to have originated in Spain, Pointers were brought to England by members of the British Army following the War of Spanish Succession in the early 1700s. Once there, they were bred with the Italian Pointer to produce the dog we know today.
Breed: Saint Bernard Did you know? Saint Bernards are known for their muscular build and strength – and the 1992 family film Beethoven – making them a natural choice for careers as rescue and guard dogs.
Breed: Mastiff Did you know? One of the oldest breeds in existence, Mastiffs can be traced back to the 7th century B.C., when they protected knights during crusades and often guarded castles and manor houses.
Breed: Samoyed Did you know? Named for the nomadic Samoyed people of Siberia, the white-haired pooches were used to herd reindeer and hunt, making them necessary to their owners’ survival. That close contact with humans is what helped cultivate the Samoyeds’ friendly temperament.
Breed: Alaskan Malamute Did you know? Described as “freight dogs,” Alaskan Malamutes came to be beneficial for their ability to do sled work in the Arctic. The breed is also a popular choice for leisure activities, such as backpacking.
Breed: Anatolian Shepherd dog Did you know? Anatolian Shepherds are prized by many cultures for their athletic ability and exceptional intelligence, something owner Jeff Hahn probably already knows about pup Piper.
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