Dog Breeds

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

This old breed from Belgium worked as a ratter at farms and stables and was originally called the stable griffon. This dog's protruding jaws and rich whiskers give it a humorous, sweet look. The Brussels griffon has been known as an energetic little dog.

Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier is a classic example of a skilful dog breeder taking a rough and ready fighting dog and changing it into an elegant breed, which was suitable as a pet for Victorian gentlemen. The body is athletically muscled, showing great power.

Bulldog

Bulldog

The Bulldog, which has become emblematic of British courage and endurance, is one of the most ancient of all the British breeds. Although it looks fierce, it is genial and intensely loyal and makes an affectionate family pet.

Bullmastiff

Bullmastiff

The low-energy Bullmastiff is – as the name suggests – the result of crossing Bulldogs with Mastiffs. These dogs were prized in 19th century England for their superior guarding skills. This powerful breed requires a strong owner who can provide discipline.

Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Many terriers were developed for working in specific regions of Great Britain, depending on the type of terrain and prey. Today's feisty, mischievous little Cairn Terrier is one of the few breeds that has not changed much in the last hundred years.

Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

Indigenous to Canaan, these dogs were domesticated by the local tribes for guarding flocks of sheep and goats against predators and thieves. Now used as a watchdog and sheep dog, the Canaan dog has also served as a guard dog and messenger.

Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

Intelligent, peaceful and faithful, the Canaan Dog is generally biddable and obedient. He loves work and does best when give a daily job. His shepherd roots manifest when he tries to herd children. The Canaan is highly protective of his family.

Canadian Eskimo Dog

Canadian Eskimo Dog

Also known as the Esquimaux or the Canadian Eskimo Bog, this ancient sled-pulling breed is sometimes called the American Husky, apparently as a way of distinguishing it from the Siberian Husky. The northern people themselves call it the Qimmiq.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Although both types of Welsh Corgis share a history of herding cattle, they were recognised as two separate breeds in the 1930s. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a bit larger and is also recognisable by its long tail.

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Also known as the Blue Leopard Dog, the Blue Spotted War Dog, the Catahoula Cur, "Hog Dog", the Catahoula Leopard Dog, The Catahoula Leopard Stockdog, the Texas Leopard Cowdog or simply the Leopard Dog, this breed has been developed as a cattle driving dog.