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Do You Know These Dog Breeds?

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Did you know that there are over 400 different dog breeds and mixed breeds in the world? With all these different breeds, some of them have silly names and others have been around for thousands of years. In this article, we’ll take a look at 15 of the most popular dog breeds, some of which are great family dogs you may not know about unless you’re into dogs. There are definitely some breeds in here that you don’t want to meet alone on a dark night. So before you choose your favorite breed and make your breeds selection, let’s get started with a few breed profiles.

 

French Bulldog

French Bulldog

The French Bulldog is a small dog breed with a muscular build and short coat. It has thick fur around its neck, giving it a rounded appearance. The eyes are almond-shaped and dark in color, while both front paws and hind legs are slightly larger than those of other breeds. Its ears hang down to mid-neck length. This breed is known for being friendly, active, loving and playful. If you’re thinking about adopting one, read on to find out how to care for your furry friend. Like most dogs, they have particular dietary needs. How much they eat depends largely on their size and metabolism rate (how quickly they burn off energy). Keep feeding guidelines from bulldog parents who own similar dog breeds that will give you an idea of what a good amount looks like for them.

 

Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies were once known as sled dogs, but they’re also excellent companions. They have a lifespan of 12 to 15 years and weigh 40 to 60 pounds. Though they do shed, their furry coats don’t need much maintenance. This dog breed is highly intelligent and gets along well with children, but doesn’t like being left alone for long periods of time. It has been used as a military dog, watchdog and police dog. It originated in Siberia and was used by nomadic tribes in that area for thousands of years. It is known for its friendly nature toward humans and wolves alike; it was even sent into space.

 

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever, also called just Labrador, is a type of retriever-gun dog. The Labrador is one of today’s most popular breeds. This dog has a short, dense, weather-resistant coat which comes in yellow, black and chocolate. The head is wide with a medium stop and rounded muzzle. The nose is black on Labradors and chocolate Labs have brown noses. Their eyes are medium sized and come in shades of brown or hazel. It should be noted that showing appreciation for your readers can help you develop better relationships with them and make them more receptive to your content suggestions as well! Customers will naturally gravitate towards businesses that appreciate their customers—and so would your readers if you show them some love from time to time!

 

Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is an energetic dog breed that needs a considerable amount of exercise. It needs about two hours of daily walking and playtime to keep it healthy and happy. This breed is also intelligent, and it likes to be part of your family. If you want a dog that will entertain you, then choose a Miniature Schnauzer; however, if you aren’t interested in taking care of a high-maintenance pet, then there are other breeds that may better suit your lifestyle.

 

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

Don’t let their short stature fool you. This dog breed is famous for its intelligence and ability to learn new tricks and skills with little repetition. While they do well in apartments, owners looking to house train a Shih Tzu should prepare for some early morning wake up calls as these pups are known to start going non-stop at 4 am! Luckily, a daily walk around their neighborhood should satisfy their urge to explore!

 

Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard

Large and lovable, these dogs are known for their calm temperament. Although they have a powerful build, Saint Bernards are not hyperactive or aggressive; their size only makes them look scary. If you want a dog that’s big in stature but small in terms of attitude, consider adopting a Saint Bernard! A steady companion, he will bring protection to your home without making it feel unsafe. Due to his gentleness with children, expect him to be an excellent companion for your kids. This makes him an exceptional dog choice if you plan on starting a family soon or would like to introduce a puppy into your children’s lives at some point in time.

 

Basset Hound

Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a short, compact dog with long ears that hang down along its cheeks. This breed has a thick, double coat. The shorter coat is soft and dense while the longer hairs on its body are rough and course. The long-haired dogs have an additional layer of protection against weather extremes with its denser undercoat .

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