Dog Breed Guides - M and N
From the ever popular Maltese to the massive Newfoundland, learn about dog breeds beginning with M and N here.
The Maltese is a gentle, playful, spirited toy. They are considered one of the brightest of their kind, and enjoy participating in all family events. They need lots of personal attention, and do not require lots of outside time
The Manchester Terrier has a short coat requires little grooming. They are generally clean, fastidious, odour free and sometimes clean themselves like cats, which makes Manchester Terriers good for people who are susceptible to dog allergies.
The Mastiff, despite the independence associated with a dog of its size, needs companionship. These dogs are often friendly with strangers, but can be aggressive with other dogs.
Miniature Bull Terrier
The Miniature Bull Terrier is in every way, except size, exactly like the Bull Terrier. He is a little bundle of strength. He needs a firm, confident owner who's consistent in enforcing the rules.
The Miniature Pinscher activity level is very high, however their daily exercise requirements are rather minimal. If the dog is raised around children, and mutual respect is enforced, this breed will grow to adore children.
The Miniature Poodle is small yet sturdy. This is a breed that enjoys to work and play, and it should not be spoiled. The Miniature Poodle is a very willing student at learning obedience and a variety of other activities.
The Miniature Schnauzer is fine for novice owners and are fairly easy to train. They are good with older, considerate children, and love to be included in family events. They do not shed, and are usually fine with other pets.
In spite of its huge size, this is the ideal family dog. Newfies are very sweet-natured, calm, loyal, sociable, easy-going dogs that are a joy to have around. They tolerate anything a child can hand out, love to play with children and are quite protective of them as well.
The Norwegian Elkhound does not require lots of trimming or clipping. They are an independent breed, full of energy, which makes them perfect companions for the active, experienced owner who lives in a colder climate.
Quick, sharp, and ever-moving, the Norwich Terrier loves his daily exercise. He likes to be in the thick of the action. The Norwich Terrier is a hardy, happy-go-lucky, weatherproof companion.