The Whippet • Needs to be brushed occasionally to remove dead hair • Give the dog a chew toy to avoid tartar build up. • 17.25 - 20 inches; 25-45 pounds • fur is firm and dense; assortment of colors the most common color is yellow and white. • It came from England in 1610 and can live 12-14 years. • Needs a lot of training, likes to run around • Friendly around children but around strangers they’re aware and alert.
Saint Bernard • Working Group • country of origin – Switzerland. • Approximate time period- middle ages. • Size – 110-200lbs; 25.5- 27.5 inches • They are companion dogs. • Good with children. • Shouldn’t live in an apartment
Labrador Retreiver • AKC breed type- Sporting • Country of Origin- Canada • Size- 21-25” • Weight- 55-85 pounds • Coat- double coat is resistant to water, cold weather and thorns • Temperament- friendly dogs who love everyone they meet • General- Originally bred as a water retriever
American Eskimo • Non-sporting group • Descended from European Spitzes during 19th century • Toy: 9 - 12 inches 6 - 10 pounds; Miniature: 12 -15 inches 10 - 20 pounds; Standard: 15 -19 inches 18 - 35 pounds • Two-layered coat, Thicker and longer around the chest and neck area; White or cream • very sociable, good with children, other dogs and household pets. • needs a good workout everyday; intelligent, alert, inquisitive, playful.
Australian Cattle Dog • AKC Group: Herding group • Origin: Australia in the 19th century • Size: medium-sized • Height: 17-20 inches tall, Weight 44-62 pounds • Coat: double short • Color: blue; mottled or speckled and red; mottled or speckled • Temperament: temperamental; will only allow people it knows to come near • Friendliness: depends if the dog knows the person • Activity level: very active and hyper
Chinese Shar-pei • AKC group type: Non-sporting dog. • Origination of breed: China • Size: 18 to 20 inches tall and 45 to 60 pounds • Coat: Short, tan, thick and wrinkly • Loving, independent, devoted, and suspicious.
Dalmatian Non-sporting Croatia Greece 19-23in shoulder height short haired fun-loving 35-70lbs. *used to guide Horses in Fire carriages and Is still carried by some Fire departments as a tradition
Border Collie • AKC Group Type- Herding Group • Origination Of breed- exact origin is unknown Scotland and England • Size-18-22 Inches Tall • Coat- Long coat many markings black and white • Temperament- Easy going, good with children, Good working dogs
Siberian Husky • Working group • bred by Chukchi people of Siberia for centuries. • Male size 20-24’’ and 35-60 pounds. Female size20-22’’ and 34.2-50.7 pounds. • Black and white, Silver, White, Copper-red, Thick coat • Friendliness- great, Activity Level- great
Yorkshire Terrier • toy group • Yorkshire England around the nineteenth century • 4-7 pounds • Big personality in a small package • You can take it with you anywhere you go, it is a very popular dog • Tan and black, long and silky
Irish Wolfhound • Originated in Ireland. • It is 28 to 31.25 inches tall. • It weighs 90 to 150lbs. • Their coat is coarse and hard. • They can be white, brown, black, red, or grey. • It is in the hound group.
Irish Setter • Originated in Ireland around the 1700s. • Its weighs 60-70 lbs. and it’s height is 25-27 in. • It is a sporting dog. • They have a long, red, thick coat. • The Irish Setter has a independent spirit which can make it difficult to train.