Rumored to be a mix of five breeds, this mixed lineage has allowed the Irish Setter to become one of America's favorite dog breeds. They love to run and play so they are best for active families.
With its big hair, the Irish Water Spaniel may look like a poodle, but has a personality that's all its own. Like their name suggests they love to swim and hunt. The Irish Water Spaniel is very smart, easy and great pets for active families.
Standing up to 7-feet-tall on its hind legs, the Irish Wolfhound is one of the tallest dogs in the world! These massive dogs are sure head turners. The Irish Wolfhound is not terribly active and has some health risks that make their life span short.
The Italian Greyhound is a low maintenance breed that is best for quiet households. These laid back dogs love nothing more than to be by your side. The Italian Greyhound is a lap dog that has graced the royal palaces all over Europe.
Contrary to its name, the Japanese Chin is actually from China. These dogs love to spin around on their hind legs and sit on the laps of their owners. The Japanese Chin is a quiet and loving dog great for families.
Smile and the Keeshond is one breed that will smile back. Affectionate, friendly, and known for sticking by their family these teddy bears have a big heart. The Keeshond is famously all bark and no bite, making them an amazing family dog.
With hair weighing up to 50 pounds, the Komondor has the heaviest fur in the world! This dog is easily recognizable and does best in country environments. The Komondor needs lots of grooming, time and dedication which make this dog not for everyone.