The Affenpinscher is a terrier-like toy breed of dog. This dog is filled with spunk and personality. The Affenpinscher travels well and loves to be with you, they do well in families and guarantee to make you smile.
Meet the supermodel of the dog world - the Afghan Hound. Instead of hunting by scent like other breeds, they hunt by sight and speed. Their long and luscious coat requires lots of maintenance but they thrive in families with older children.
Airedales are the largest of the Terrier breeds and is called, "The King". They love to learn and have bubbly personalities. The Airedale Terrier is very adaptable and loves to be part of a family, but needs to be reminded of who is boss.
In Japan, the Akita symbolizes health and well being. They're athletic, determined, and one of the more primative dogs breeds. Akita's are territorial and can be aggressive but if properly acclimated they make great family dogs.
Meet the breed that is often confused with the Siberian Husky. Alaskan Malamutes do extremely well with other dogs and thrive in packs therefore they do well in any family unit.Malamute!
This dog can walk on a tightrope, the American Eskimo has captured the hearts of humans. They're agile, trainable, and slow growing into adults all appeal to dog lovers. The American Eskimo requires lots of grooming and can be a great family dog!
Need an enduring friendship? The Australian Cattle Dog is a loving and loyal herding dog. They are devoted, extremely athletic and highly intelligent. The Australian Cattle Dog is great in families especially active families who enjoy the outdoors.
Did you know that the Australian Shepherd is not actually from Australia? The Australian Shepherd is extremely vivacious and easily recognizable by their coat and eye coloration!
Originally used to hunt lions, the Basenji uses both sight and sound to hunt for its prey. They are also extremely cat like and love to groom themselves. Basenji's are calm and loyal companions that do well in cities and in any families.
The Basset Hound holds the record for the longest dog ears, one of their traits that make them so loveable. Originally bred to hunt, this hound loves to smell scents. Loving and dependable this dog is great for families with children.
Most people think they've never seen a Bearded Collie, but they're all over Hollywood! The Bearded Collie needs plenty of space and requires lots of grooming but with love and affection this dog makes an excellent family dog!
Famous for protecting livestock, the Belgian Malinois is now known for protecting man. The Belgian Malinois has become a favorite of the military and police forces. This dog needs dedication and experience in order to be in a family environment.
If you live on a farm, the Bernese Mountain Dog may be the perfect dog for you. These friendly and burly dogs are hard-working and great with families. The Bernese Mountain Dog has a subtle loving expression and are able to be around children!
Just try resisting these small, curly-haired dogs. Bichons were used as circus dogs in the past and this breed still loves attention! Bichons are gentle and playful making them great for any family with children