Dog Breed Guides - S
Some seriously special dogs here in the S's! The famous Saint Bernard to the Sussex Spaniel. Dog breeds for all ages and all kinds of dog lovers.
The Saint Bernard is very good with children, and is not very active when indoors. The breed is usually good with strangers and other animals, and wants to please the owner above all else.
The Saluki is an extremely clean dog who shed very little and with very little odor making it a good choice for people who have trouble with dog allergies.
Samoyed dogs are intelligent and very loyal, and require an experienced owner with similar qualities. They remain active and mischievous, even into old age.
Schipperke dogs are devoted to their families, constantly watching and exploring their environments and alert to changes.
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.
The Standard Schnauzer is a good breed for many people. Successful and accepting of obedience training programs, Schnauzers can be fun to train if they are trained consistently
The Scottish Deerhound is a quiet dog who trusts and loves people, including children. He needs human friendship and will be a devoted companion to his caring owner.
The Sealyham Terrier loves people. They enjoy being house dogs and companions. The Sealy may have independent tendencies, but will always be devoted and loyal to his family.
The Shetland Sheepdog is very easy to train and eager to learn. This breed is a good one for novice owners, and makes a good family pet, especially with older, more mature children.
Shih Tzu's are loving, mischievous and playful. They are a devoted and loyal companion dog who love walks. Beware though, Shih Tzu's are not so good in the car.
The Siberian Husky requires little clipping or trimming. It is a very social dog, good with other pets, strangers, and children. The Siberian Husky is extremely hard to train, it is recommended for experienced owners only.
Although its close ancestors were used to exterminate vermin, the Silky Terrier was designed specifically as a pet, so it does not have the hunting instincts that some terriers have. However, these dogs like exercise, and make excellent travelling companions.
The Skye Terrier displays stamina, courage, strength, and agility. Skye Terriers are easy to exercise and will adjust to city apartment or country home with ease.
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
An Intelligent, sturdy dog, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is not a dog that is easily injured. They shed very little. Wheatens are a very active dogs who love to go for walks.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier requires a rigorous exercise regime to maintain his muscle tone. He will live happily in the city or the country as long as he is given a good physical workout.
The Sussex Spaniel loves the freedom of the country, but will easily fit in as a city dog as long as he is given plenty of exercise. The Sussex Spaniel is a loving devoted companion especially for families with children.