It is not known exactly when the development of this dog began, but what is certain is that it dates back centuries. Already in prehistory, there was the Chuckchi, one of many tribes from the cold and unpopulated areas of Siberia. Each of them prided themselves on breeding and developing a breed of dog, which was the Husky. For centuries it was used to hunt food and transport it to the camp; also for trade with other towns. But contrary to what we may think, they did not use it to carry heavy loads. Instead, they looked for in it the ability to withstand long walks.
It is a breed of dog developed in the United Kingdom, more specifically in Scotland, around 1850. With its characteristics of a retriever, hound, bloodhound, and water spaniel, it is a skilled hunting dog with an aptitude for tracking. In addition, he has a friendly disposition and an attitude that has made him the third most popular family pet.
The Labrador Retriever is a breed of dog originally from Newfoundland, present-day Canada. It is a noble, beautiful, and brilliant dog, suitable for all types of families. Still, it is essential to pay attention to the characteristics and character of this animal to carry out the education, training, and care it needs.
Samoyed tribes inhabited the territory between northwestern Siberia and Central Asia. These nomadic people depended on their dogs to herd and care for the reindeer, protect themselves from predators, and hunt. They also slept next to their precious dogs to keep warm. This is an elegant, strong, tough, and graceful-looking medium-sized dog. He has a characteristic expression in which he seems to be smiling.
The breed is native to and descended from the ancient French running dogs introduced to England around the 11th century. The Beagle was crossed with the Harrier breed for hunting needs. It is a trendy dog in the United States, where it is also used for hunting.
They are small to medium in size, although their most obvious characteristic is the triple hue they present on their body with areas of black and brown on a background of white fur. With large ears and a unique, expressive gaze, the Beagle is one of the most adopted breeds in the world. In addition, it is known that they have an enviable nose, which is why they are used for some activities such as hunting.
Originally from Japan, named for Akita prefecture, where it is believed to have originated. It is also known as Akita-ken. It was originally a large hunting dog, and for generations, it was used by Japanese warriors as a defense dog.
Probably one of the most popular Chinese native dog breeds in the world. It should be noted that the most distinctive feature is the color of its tongue, which is blue. It has its beginnings in northern China, and it is estimated that it began to breed approximately 2,000 or 3,000 years ago.
West Highland White terrier
The West Highland White Terris is a dog that is very curious and devoted to playing games. Its small size makes it a perfect pet for families with small children. The White Terrier is usually white in color, has pointed ears and a small muzzle. Without a doubt, they have extraordinary elegance, although they are stubborn if they are not trained in time.
During previous centuries, the poodle was a symbol of the nobility and aristocracy. Of course, this is explained by its unrivaled elegance. In addition to this, the poodle, which can reach a medium to large size, was also used for hunting. The poodle is usually identified by its unique haircut, with small panties at the end of its limbs and a distinguished mane on its head and chest.
This breed has its origin in the north of England and Scotland. Although it encompasses several breeds, the Collie stands out for its extreme elegance, fine muzzle, and gorgeous silky coat. They can generally be black and white, with variations of cinnamon. Possessing such a distinguished bearing and walk, the Collie is an irreplaceable breed in international competitions. In addition, the Border Collie is known as the most intelligent breed of dog in the world.
The Papillon is a not very large dog that loves to play with its owner. Relatively small with a light and well-defined build, the Papillon is immediately distinguished from other dog breeds by its long-haired ears called “butterfly” by admirers of the breed. Many members of this breed keep their ears erect. This is a dog mainly used as a canine companion. This breed has its origins in France and Belgium. It was considered a dwarf spaniel in the 16th and 17th centuries when lop-eared in noble paintings.
Currently, the Bull Terrier is a very familiar animal characterized by being a fun playmate for the little ones, although it was not always like that. This egg-shaped head dog was, in the not-so-distant past, used in Africa as a police dog and as a hunting dog because it is resistant to tropical climates.
Since the Middle Ages, the ancestors of the Bull Terrier were used in dogfighting against bulls. In the 19th century, it became fashionable for dogs to fight each other and against all kinds of wild or domestic animals (badgers, bears, donkeys, horses, monkeys, and even lions). The dogs that were used in these fights descended from crosses between Bulldogs and different Terriers.
In 1595, Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night’s Dream seemed to be referring to the Basset-Hound when he writes: “My hounds with large, sandy-colored jowls, with lop-eared heads that catch the morning dew, their knees twisted and their flush bellies, slow when they track but with voices deep like bells.”
Despite what Shakespeare wrote in the 16th century, it is likely that the Basset Hound descended from the Basset d’Artois, introduced to England in the 19th century, and crossed with several local breeds, especially Beagles and Bloodhounds. The lightest specimens were used for hunting hare, and the heaviest ones were exhibited as pets.
Dachshund or Sausage Dog
The Dachshund’s appearance is short and very elongated with short legs, which has given it the nickname “Dachshund.” In addition, it has a long head, with a pointed snout, wide-set eyes, and large, folded ears. In fact, under Dachshunds, with the number 148 of the FCI, six different breeds or varieties are included that vary in terms of cost and size. Thus we have – Long-haired – Soft-haired – Hard-haired; each of them in standard or miniature size.
Although some want to find the origins of this small breed in places as exotic as China, Egypt, and Mexico, the truth is that the breed, as we know it, has a German origin, related to Pinscher-type or Bruno del Jura. The different variants come from the straight-haired one, crossed with other breeds such as Epagneuls, Schnauzers, etc.
The mini Schnauzer is a small breed dog characterized by its whiskers and smooth coat. In fact, they have a double coat of hair, a hard outer coat, and a soft coat underneath. This breed of dog is of German origin and is very popular in the US and Europe. The beauty of this dog makes it one of the most beautiful dogs in the world, and it is brilliant, loyal, affectionate, playful, and attentive.
The adult mini Schnauzer can grow to between 30 and 34cm tall and weigh up to 7kg. There are mini Schnauzers in different colors, such as black, white, gray, or pearl. If you want to adopt a mini Schnauzer, you should know that its coat needs to be brushed daily.
This mini breed of dog is very affectionate with his family members and loves to live indoors. They are protective and distrustful of strangers. This dog is very playful and gets along well with children. With proper training, it can become friends with other pets.
How can such a small creature be so adorable? Despite its small size, the Pug is a very affectionate and calm dog, loyal to those who take care of it daily. In addition to its sweet pink and tender look, the Pug is one of the ideal dogs for families with children and is one of the most beautiful dogs in the world. An adult Pug can reach 36cm in height, and its hair color can be black apricot, silver fawn, or fawn.
Few breeds of dogs are as loved around the world as Welsh Corgis. These adorable puppies are friendly, energetic, and very funny. From their fluffy bottoms to their social nature, Corgis hold a special place in the hearts of animal lovers.
Originally from Wales, Corgis are today one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States and Japan. Their intelligence makes them easy to train, and these energetic pups love to go out and exercise. With a weight of about 13 kilos and an average height of 30 centimeters, they can easily adapt to any environment, from an apartment to a large yard.
Although people often refer to them as Corgis or Welsh Corgis, there are actually two breeds of this energetic creature: the Pembroke Welsh corgi and the Cardigan Welsh corgi. The Pembroke is the most popular breed, although the Cardigan is believed to be the oldest breed. The Cardigan is also slightly larger than the Pembrokes and can be any color.