The Black and Tan Coonhound holds the distinction as being America's first First Dog. Being a hound they have a strong sense of smell and can track cold scents. The Black and Tan Coonhound is a howler but can make a great family pet!
The Black Russian Terrier is large, sturdy, and built for serious action. Made from 17 dog breeds this dog is extremely rare. The Black Russian Terrier is very trainable but needs a serious type of owner and is not great for first time dog owners.
Border Collies are considered by many to be one of the most intelligent and trainable dog breeds. They require a lot of exercise and training. The Border Collie needs constant activity and a job but if given that they make great family dogs.
Designed for speed and endurance, Borzoi means swift in Russian. Its elegant, graceful, and athletic appearance make it very popular. The Borzoi is very large and requires lots of space but if given this they are sweet natured dogs for any family.
This breed has a fancy name and proven to keep up with some fancy company such as presidents and starlets. Bouviers have a very strong work ethic and are very energetic. This breed is a serious dog and therefore requires a more experienced owner.
It looks like a shaggy dog, but the Briard is a hard worker from France. The Briards require lots of room and time from their owners. Their shaggy coats need maintenance but if given lots of attention the Briard is a great family dog.
This energetic and family-friendly dog needs a lot of room to roam. The Brittany is a first-rate hunters and just lives to make you happy. The Brittany's size and trainability make them great for any owner as well as in families with children.
The Brussels Griffon may be small, but it's got a plus-size personality! This somewhat rare breed is sturdy for its size and needs daily exercise. The Brussels Griffon are social and affectionate making it perfect for almost any family!
Revered as a guard dog, the massive Bullmastiff knows how to pin its prey down without hurting it. These dogs are also known as gentle giants. The Bullmastiff is eager to please their owner and are at their happiest when in a family environment.
The Bull Terrier has been described as a "3-year-old child in a dog suit". The energy of this Bulldog/Terrier mix have made them well known. They want to be entertained and amused, but they are loyal companions who become attached to their owners.
If you liked Toto from the Wizard of Oz, then the Cairn Terrier may be the dog for you. These cute and cuddly companions are filled with energy and personality. The Cairn Terrier doesn't lack in self- confidence and make sure you know its there!
The Canaan is a dog cool enough to be JFK Jr.'s best friend and smart enough to be man's battlefield buddy. This breed is believed to have started the human dog relationship. The Canaan Dog is an explorer and would best fit with an active family.
One of the most popular dogs in the hound group, the Bloodhound's long ears and droopy nature attract many owners including families. But their strong build and need to follow scents make them better for older kids.
Boxers are exploding with energy and known for their expressiveness and big personality. Boxers make loyal guards and funny friends making them great among families!