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Black German Shepher. Entlebucher Mountain Dogs. Description: A medium-sized herding dog, the Entlebucher is compact, strongly muscled, and very agile.

Entlebucher Mountain Dogs

The head should be wedge-shaped with an alert, friendly expression. The brown, almond shaped eyes should have black rims. The ears are triangular, but rounded at the tips. The muzzle should be strong and well chiseled. Entlebucher Mountain. English Foxhound Dogs. Description: An elegant, clean-cut, athletic hound, with a long muzzle.

English Foxhound Dogs

The neck is long and the hindquarters very strong. The legs are absolutely straight, with round, cat-like feet. The short, hard, easy-care coat is usually tri-color(black, white and tan), however, color is not an important feature. The brown eyes are large, with a gentle expression, and the ears are pendant. History: The English Foxhound is a descendent of ancient British hunting hounds. English foxhound. Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs. Black and Tan Coonhound (AKC Hound Group) Height: 25 to 27 inches (male); 23 to 25 inches (female).

Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs

Size: Large. Weight: 80 to 90 pounds (male); 65 to 75 (female). Availability: Very difficult to find. Description: The Black and Tan Coonhound is a large, powerful working hound. History: The Black and Tan Coonhound was developed by crossing the Bloodhound and Foxhound. Notes: Does best in a rural home. Coonhound. Doberman Pinscher Dogs. Height: 26 to 28 inches (male); 24 to 26 inches (female).

Doberman Pinscher Dogs

Size: Large. Weight: 70 to 75 pounds (male); 60 to 65 (female). Availability: Very popular. Description: Aristocratic, elegant, compact and athletic black-and-tan or red-and-tan dog. History: The Doberman Pinscher was named after Louis Dobermann, a German who developed the breed in the late 1800’s. Notes: The Doberman is very energetic and needs thorough frequent exercise. Doberman pinscher. OQHA - Ontario Quarter Horse Association. Quarter Horse. Canadian Horse Breeders. Canadian Horse. Karelian Bear Dog Information and Pictures. Zeus the Karelian Bear Dog at 10 months old "My dog Zeus at 10 months—perfect temperament, great movement, stunning structure; he makes our life full of joy.

Karelian Bear Dog Information and Pictures

Great breed; very underrated, but it will change. " Kan Trace Miss Moneypenny aka Vista Bayka and Vista Rio Lora the Karelian Bear Dog at 1 year old McKinley the Karelian Bear Dog puppy at 3 months old—"He is playful, cuddly and very curious. " McKinley the Karelian Bear Dog puppy at 5 months old This is Mayook. Photo courtesy of Barb Sawchuk, Kingsgate, BC, proud owner. Karelian bear dog. Great Dane Club of Canada. Great dane. Bull Terrier Club of Canada. Bull terrier. Chesapeake Bay Retriever Club of Canada. Chesapeake bay retriever. Seppala Siberian Sleddog. A rare working dog breed, the Seppala Siberian Sleddog is developed for the purpose of pulling a sled in cold country.

Seppala Siberian Sleddog

It is a moderate-sized dog averaging 40 to 50 pounds (18 to 23 kg) weight and 22 or 23 inches (56 to 58 cm) height. Colours and markings are considered of little importance; eyes may be brown, blue or any combination of the two colours. Seppalas are active and energetic but very docile and trainable. Seppalas show a primitive canine type, never having been bred or selected for conformation or the show ring. The breed shares its ancestral base with the Siberian Husky and for half a century shared the same registry with that breed, but was bred always exclusively as a working sleddog breed in its own right and kept apart from show bloodlines.

Description[edit] Appearance[edit] Many Seppalas are pure white or buff and white. Seppalas are known for their extremely smooth and well-coordinated gait and for the consistency and strength with which they pull in harness. Bragg, J. Seppala siberian sleddog. Basset Hound. Description[edit] Adult Basset Hound Appearance[edit] Bassets are large, short, solid and long, with curved sabre tails held high over their long backs.

Basset Hound

Everett Millais, founder of the modern Basset Hound, is quoted as saying "Oh, he's about 4 feet long and 12 inches high. " in reference to his French basset. Basset Hound. Smooth Collie - Canada's Guide to Dogs. Note: The breed registries indicated above are the most recognized all-breed registries.

Smooth Collie - Canada's Guide to Dogs

The breed may also be recognized by other registries not indicated here. For further details about dog registries, please see the document: Dog Breed Registries in North America. * — The FCI is the World Canine Organization, which includes 84 members and contract partners (one member per country) that each issue their own pedigrees and train their own judges. The FCI recognizes 339 breeds, with each being the "property" of a specific country. Smooth collie.