Dog Breeds

Field Spaniel

Field Spaniel

This breed has had two lives — as an active, game-flushing gun dog and as a carefully presented show dog. In its latter role it came to look quite different for a while and often appeared under the title of "Black Field Spaniel" or simply "Black Spaniel".

Fila Brasileiro

Fila Brasileiro

The original ancestors of this powerful dog were crossed with bulldogs and Bloodhounds, to create a fearless, all-round hunting dog of enormous strength and stamina. The mastiff element gave it size and strength, the bulldog element gave it a fearless.

Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz

In Finland this breed is called the Suomenpystykorva, or Suomalainen Pistykorven, which translates as the Finnish Cock-eared Dog. It is also known as the Finnish Hunting Dog, the Finnish Spets, the Finsk Spets or the Loulou Finois.

Flat-Coated Retriever

Flat-Coated Retriever

A friendly, active dog, this breed was bred originally for a specific market, namely the shooting gentry. However, although it is still worked as a gundog. finding and retrieving birds, unmarked to its handler, it is also very popular as a family pet and showdog.

French Bulldog

French Bulldog

If you think the French Bulldog looks like a breed with a lot of charisma, you'd be right! The Frenchie loves to clown around and wants to get plenty of attention from his owners. This makes him quite silly and playful at times.

German Longhaired Pointer

German Longhaired Pointer

The German Longhaired Pointer is not a longhaired variety of the German Shorthaired or Wirehaired Pointers, but is a breed with its own Standard and an almost completely different origin. It was developed at the end of the nineteenth century.

German Shepherd

German Shepherd

One of the most popular breeds in the world today, the German Shepherd Dog makes a loyal and affectionate family pet as well as an outstanding working dog. Highly intelligent, alert and very responsive, it is an extremely biddable dog.

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer

German hunters have a penchant for this powerful all-round gundog, which is capable of doing all three main tasks, making it a prime example of the genie – a Hunt. It is often said in Germany: "If a German Shorthaired Pointer cannot find it, it is not there".

German Spitz

German Spitz

During the course of the last few centuries, the German Spitz dogs have been progressively reduced in size from the big, northern dogs that were their early ancestors. The situation has become progressively complicated.

German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

Also called the German Rough-haired Pointer and known in Germany as the Drahthaar, or the Deutsch Stichelhaar Vorstehhund, this is an old breed that was developed specifically for hunting game birds. In dog circles it is often referred to simply as the GWP.