Dog Breed Guides - A
Affenpinchers to Australian bred dogs, breed information articles to help find the perfect breed match for you and your family.
The Affenpinscher shows great loyalty and affectionate toward its masters and friends and is an excellent dog breed to live with families.
The Afghan Hound is a large breed and can be nervous, dignified, or even clownish. These dogs excel as broken field runners with their characteristic agility and cunning.
African Lion Hound
The African Lion Hound is large in size, with a smooth coat that is usually wheaten or dark-wheaten in colour. Their teeth meet in a level bite.
Often referred to as the "King of Terriers," the Airedale Terrier is the largest of the terrier breeds. This medium to large dog has a hard and wiry coat, with bushy eyebrows and a beard.
The Akita was originally owned by the imperial aristocracy in the most rugged mountains of Japan, the Akita Prefecture. The breed was actually originally developed by an exiled nobleman who had an ardent interest in dogs.
The Malamute has a high degree of sociability with strangers, and bonds well with children, as well as with the entire family. These dogs love to run, love to work and love to roam.
American Eskimo Dog
The America Eskimo Dog loves companionship and games, and is generally considered to be a happy, outgoing dog that enjoys activity. High-spirited, and playful dog with a harsh rough white-coloured coat. The ears prick up and the nose is black.
The American Foxhound's origins date back to the early 1700's in Virginia and Maryland. It is an ideal choice for those who live in rural areas or on large farms.
American Staffordshire Terrier
The American Staffordshire Terrier is very active, affectionate and tolerant of children. Due to the fact that they are an intelligent breed, they often make wonderful watchdogs and guard dogs.
American Water Spaniel
American Water Spaniels tend to be very friendly and outgoing as long as they are socialized extensively as a puppy. As most sporting breeds, the American Water Spaniel is an active dog that enjoys and needs plenty of exercise, they especially enjoy swimming.
The Anatolian Shepherd is large, rugged, powerful and impressive, possessing great endurance and agility. He is a working guard dog without equal, with a unique ability to protect livestock.
Australian Cattle Dog
The Australian Cattle Dog was developed in Australia to work wild cattle. They are a cross between the Scottish Highland Collie, wild Australian Dingo, the Dalmatian, and the Australian Kelpie.
The Aussie makes a wonderful companion for an intense Frisbee-throwing session. This dog is also a great herder, and will nip at people's heels to "herd" them. Perhaps the ideal companion for the large family on the go?
The Australian Terrier has an affinity for children, the elderly and the handicapped. His friendly and affectionate disposition make him a wonderful companion and friend.