June 3rd, 2008Pomeranian

Pomorze, Pommem or Pomeranian originated form the sled dogs in Greenland and Lapland which was later on introduced in Pomerania at Central Europe which now form part the northern Poland and eastern Germany. Pomerania is a region wherein it is surrounded by the Baltic Sea. The said region stretches from the est of the Rugen Island to Vistula River. This breed of dog came from the Spitz family. It hs been considered

June 3rd, 2008Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier
Breed Origin This breed of dog originated in the United States of America around 1870. It started when a man named Robert C. Hooper from Boston bought a dog called Hooper’s Judge that is from the lineage of Bull and Terrier. It was said that the said dog is the outcome of the crossbreeding of an English Bulldog and a White English Terrier. Hooper Judge later on had an offspring from a French Bulldog and from

June 3rd, 2008Maltese

Breed Origin These very cuddly, lovable small white dog belongs to the poodle and toy group. It has been considered as an aristocrat in the world of canine being on of the ancient breed. Maltese is originally called as the Melitaie Dog or the Ancient Dogge of Malta, the Majestic Creature, the Comforter, the Dog of the Roman Ladies, the Bichon, the Maltese Lion Dog, the Maltese Terrier and the Spaniel Gentle. T

June 2nd, 2008Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever is considered as the most popular dog breed by registered ownership not only in the United States but also in the world. This breed is widely praised by owners for its friendly nature, high intelligence as well as having a highly trainable behavior. The breed’s adorable nature despite its size also makes it a good companion dog even for little kids. Breed Origin Contrary to what its na

June 2nd, 2008Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer
History Origin The Miniature Schnauzer originated from the breed of small dog named Schnauzer in the mid to late 19th century. This breed of dog was developed through cross breeding of the Standard Schnauzer and or Poodle, Affenpinscher and Miniature Pinscher. The earliest Miniature Schnauzer was recorded in 1888 and was initially showcased during the year 1899. American Kennel Club or AKC which is the registry of

May 30th, 2008Greyhound

The Greyhound is a very popular breed of dog. It is mostly bred for racing and other similar games, due to its long powerful legs, deep chest and lean, aerodynamic built. Popularly thought to have originated in Ancient Egypt, the Greyhound were used primarily for hunting due to their keen eyesight. Its name does not necessarily make a reference to its appearance, as Greyhounds are seen with a wide variety of coats.

May 30th, 2008Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer
he Giant Schnauzer is one of the three Schnauzer breeds. It is widely considered a perfect family pet because of its loyalty, intelligence and courageousness. It is very easy to train and has a rugged look and a watchful eye. Breed Origin Giant Schnauzers originate from Germany in the regions of Bavaria and Württemberg. The Schnauzer family is divided into three – the miniature schnauzer, the standard sc

May 30th, 2008Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu
The Shih Tzu is an adorable dog breed that cam from China. It’s name means "lion" in Chinese and belongs to the toy dog group of breed categories. The Shih Tzu vaguely looks like a lion but its usually flowing mane seems to give it a somewhat similar appearance. It is also less often known as the Chrysanthemum dog as well as the Tibetan or Chinese Lion Dog. Breed Origins Shih Tzus have been conside

May 30th, 2008Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is considered as the smallest breed of dogs in the world. It was first discovered in a State in Mexico that bears its name sometime in 1850. In the past, the Chihuahua is treated as a sacred breed and is even believed to help one’s passage into the afterlife. Today, they are considered as among the popular dog breeds among avid dog lovers. Breed Origins The exact origins of the chihuahuas is un

May 30th, 2008Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky
Siberian Huskies have got to be one of the handsomest dogs ever. They are very useful in carrying loads (harnessed) and are famous for being sled dogs, and have been competing in sled races since 1909. They are genetic relatives of the Spitz. Breed Origin The Siberian Huskie is a descendant of the Tomarctus or the Eskimo/Sled dog, along with the Samoyed and the Alaskan Malamute. The word "Husky" came from