Get to know this small, active breed that is the national dog of Portugal. These cute dogs are intelligent and easy to train.
Category: Dog Breeds
Breed Profile: Icelandic Sheepdog
These are the only dogs native to Iceland. This small herding dog is great for families with children and other pets.
Breed Profile: Akita
Akitas are strong, brave, loyal dogs with a centuries-old history. Brought to America by Helen Keller, the breed is the national dog of Japan.
Breed Profile: Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
Active, playful and oh-so-adorable, the soft-coated wheaten terrier is also a courageous watchdog and a devoted member of the family.
Breed Profile: Great Pyrenees
These dogs are centuries old and known for protecting livestock. They love to work and do best with an active person.
Breed Profile: American Foxhound
American foxhounds are a rare breed native to America. They are fast runners with a great sense of smell and are often used in hunting packs.
Breed Profile: Schnauzer (Standard)
Obedient, active and protective, schnauzers have an uncanny ability to sense danger. Learn more in our breed profile.
Breed Profile: Whippet
Whippets are fast dogs bred from Greyhounds, but they are also loyal companion pets with fun personalities.
Breed Profile: Chinook
Chinooks are friendly and active but also highly intelligent, and this can be a recipe for funny antics and mischief. Learn more in our breed profile.
Breed Profile: Spanish Water Dog
Spanish water dogs are active, intelligent dogs with coats that can form cords. Find out what else makes them unique in our breed profile.
Breed Profile: Afghan Hound
Afghan Hounds are slender, aristocratic dogs with fast speeds and plenty of affection for people. Find out if this breed is right for you.
Breed Profile: Airedale Terrier
Airedale Terriers are called the “King of the Terriers” for their large size, and they’re also super smart. Find out more in our breed profile.
Breed Profile: Bedlington Terrier
The Bedlington Terrier turns heads for looking like a sheep, but the breed is a great choice for families. Find out more in our breed profile.
Breed Profile: Pumi
The pumi is a high-energy dog breed with just a few common health problems but higher-than-average grooming needs. Learn more in our pumi breed profile.
Breed Profile: Italian Greyhound
The Italian Greyhound is a small, affectionate and fast dog that loves to stick close to its owner. Find out more about this toy dog in our breed profile.