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An effective sheep dog, they thrive whenever they're put to good use. As a high energy dog, they need a lot of exercise and mental stimulation.
Temperament: intelligent and active
The Australian Terrier is a biddable, clever little dog, who is very popular in his native country, Australia. His intelligent expression is cute to look at.
Temperament: extroverted and happy
Basset Fauve de Bretagne
Surprisingly quick on his little legs, they can be hard to re- call once they spot a rabbit. Due to their cheerful and busy nature, they're perfect for a growing family.
Temperament: cheerful and biddable
Belgian Shepherd Dog
An elegant and intelligent dog, that requires lots of training and exercise. They can otherwise quickly become bored and develop cheeky habits.
Temperament: intelligent and reserved
Bernese Mountain Dog
Not a dog suitable for a town life. They are perfect for a country household with their cheerful nature and their powerful build.
Temperament: good-natured and cheerful
Size: extra large
Ever heard of the novel "the Hounds of the Baskervilles?" Rumour has it the breed is based on the Bloodhound. They have an excellent scent.
Temperament: demanding and fascinating
One of the friendliest and most companionable of all breeds, the Border Terrier makes an excellent family dog. Not quarrelsome, they are game for anything.
Temperament: game and energetic
The Boston Terrier is often referred to as the national dog of America. They are small and compact yet powerful little dogs. A good addition to any household.
Temperament: good-natured and watchful
These little companion dogs have a prominent chin and love a cuddle from their favourite person. They are personal, inquisitive and make for a good watchdog. Be aware, they can bark at any noise.
Temperament: affectionate and lively
A superb guard dog who adores children, the Bulldog has a friendly but stubborn nature. Their physical characteristics make them look delightfully grumpy.
Temperament: affectionate and confident
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Same as the Pembroke Corgi, the Cardigan has a long body with little sturdy legs. The only difference is the long tail. They are steady dogs with an easy attitude.
Temperament: watchful and balanced
A hybrid dog breed of Poodle and King Charles Cavalier Spaniel, the Cavapoo is a very social dog and easy to train. Their sweet nature makes them popular family companions.
Temperament: intelligent and adaptable
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
The Chessie loves water. And thats what their oily thick coat was made for. A countryside and active family are best suited for this very active breed.
Temperament: alert and friendly
With the mane of a lion, the Chow has very distinguishable features. They are devoted and loyal dogs ad the only breed with a blue-black tongue.
Temperament: dignified and aloof
A hybrid dog breed between Cocker Spaniel and Poodle, the Cockapoo is a loyal, energetic, affectionate and fun-loving dog that make wonderful family pets and companions.
Temperament: intelligent and playful
Curly Coated Retriever
Bred to be a water dog with their tight, curly coat. A dog who will confidently retrieve shot birds from water if trained accordingly. Also a great family dog.
Temperament: confident and kind
Probably the most distinctive of all breeds, the Dalmatian is a dog that never seems to stand still. They are full of energy and never seem to slow down.
Temperament: outgoing and friendly
A Dobermann expects exercise as a right. They were trained as police and guard dogs and can frighten some people. The right training is a most for this breed.
Temperament: alert and fearless
English Springer Spaniel
Capable of learning all manners of games, the springer loves to retrieve endlessly. His name comes from flush birds rapidly into the air or “spring” them.
Temperament: friendly and loyal
Estrela Mountain Dog
A dog bred in Portugal. Due to their size, they will not thrive in small spaces. The Estrela is a loyal companion and enjoys living with a family.
Temperament: loyal and trainable
Here we have the national dog of Finland. As a cub, they look like a little fox. The Finnish Spitz loves to be part of the household and he will make his voice heard.
Temperament: noisy and outgoing
The French Bulldog makes a charming house-dog guarding his home with his life. They can move much faster than their solid little frame might suggest.
Temperament: cheerful and intelligent
German Shorthaired Pointer
The German Shorthaired Pointer is a true sporting dog full of athleticism – smooth lines, tight muscles and an all-seeing expression.
Temperament: highly trainable and friendly
German Wire-Haired Pointer
A very skilled breed who loves to retrieve shot game. They are quick runners and love to walk for hours around the countryside. A stroll around the block is not for them.
Temperament: biddable and clever
A true giant among the dogs, the Great Dane is a strong, deep-chested hound used for chasing wild boar in the early days. He likes both exercise and his creature comforts in front of a fire pit.
Temperament: gentle and dignified
They have an instinct to chase so they need to be trained well to be let off the lead. A healthy greyhound will be wonderfully proportioned.
Temperament: affectionate and even tempered
A typical scent dog made to hunt for hare in the field. The Harrier is not easily domesticated and they were bred purely to be able to hunt and chase.
Temperament: mild and kind
Bred to be a herding and guard dog. They're not for the first time dog owner as they can be hard to train. They can be wary of strangers and don't easily put their guard down.
Temperament: independent and trainable
They would chase after anything. In ancient Egypt you can find portrayed hounds similar to them. The Ibizan Hound can clear fences effortlessly from standing.
Temperament: independent and restless
With their almond-shaped eyes and a soft kind expression, the Irish Setter is a friendship dog. They can work at top speed in the shooting field.
Temperament: happy and affectionate
Size: extra large
The largest breed of dog and can grow up to 79cm in height. Definitely a hound for the country side where he can achieve surprisingly great speeds.
Temperament: kind and gentle
The Italian Spinone has distinctive tones of pastel shades of orange and brown on him. Their feet a re big to be able to walk hilly terrain. A great companion dog.
Temperament: watchful and friendly
A true toy sized dog with an optimised weight of 1.8-3.2kg. As with many toys, they don't crave long country walks. This one has a cheerful nature and likes all people.
Temperament: bright and joyful
A dog breed from the Netherlands. The Kooikerhondje is a small and active dog. Their small frame is perfect for agility training and they would thoroughly enjoy it.
Temperament: active and alert
A hybrid dog breed between Poodle and Labrador, the Labradoodle inherits the lovely nature of both parent dogs. They are intelligent, loving and very trainable.
Temperament: affectionate and biddable
They were used to drive cattle by nipping at their heels, hence the name "heeler". Another happy dog, who loves a family, children and will join into all the fun.
Temperament: devoted and happy
The Leonberger is a large size so best suited for country life. They can move faster than their size might suggest and are easygoing and well natured dogs.
Temperament: kind and easygoing
Size: extra large
A calm temperament is the main trait of this dog. They require a lot of food and can be hard to control on a lead due to their size.
Temperament: steady and benevolent
The Miniature Schnauzer makes a handy-sized companion for people of all ages, from the busy family to the senior citizen who needs a friend.
Temperament: alert and intelligent
Size: extra large
The Newfoundland loves water and is an excellent swimmer with a very waterproof coat. We don't need to mention that a huge room is required to house a "Newfie".
Temperament: companionable and delightful
Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever
A great companion dog and instantly recognisable due to his orange colouring. They were bred to lure in and retrieve ducks. An all-round trainable helper.
Temperament: playful and clever
Perfect for a wild family, the Otterhound will always keep their cool. They are laid-back but love to run and be part of all the rawness of nature around them.
Temperament: serene and balanced
The Peke can be a a bit standoffish with strangers. It's a dog for devotees as they tend to stick to their royal behaviours. Short country walks are perfect for them.
Temperament: loyal and leisurely
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
This french breed can't sit still. Their fur is ready to face any weather or ground condition and so are they. Countryside walks are his favourite thing.
Temperament: restless and happy
They were bred in the UK to point hares. A gentle dog breed, that is perfect for the active countryside family. Build for endurance and speed.
Temperament: active and friendly
Playful, yet dignified, which is a common trait of all poodles, no matter their size. The toy poodle is tiny but don't be fooled. If you don't train them, they will assume the position of the alpha dog.
Temperament: faithful and cheerful
Their coat resembles a loose rug and is very distinguishable. They are herding dogs which will make the perfect watchdog for your house. Loves exercise.
Temperament: lively and alert
A very intelligent and impressive breed, the Rottweiler is a dog for the experienced owner. Exercise is essential because of the muscular nature of the breed.
Temperament: courageous and confident
Bred by sheikhs, the Saluki is a quite sensitive dog and not suitable for loud families. He is a very loyal and faithful dog to those whom he trusts.
Temperament: sensitive and elegant
A short-legged dog that is surprisingly agile for his stature. Their large prick ears will hear all the fun that is going on and are not shy to join in.
Temperament: bold and kind-natured
Looking a bit like a fox, the Shiba Inu is athletic and small much like the Japanese Ninja a little warrior. They are alert and always ready with a dignified nature.
Temperament: faithful and fearless
Power and athleticism are the first words springing into the mind, when we think of Huskies. They're extraordinary dogs and their ability to learn is staggering.
Temperament: alert and outgoing
Pronounced "sloogi". They come from similar background as the Saluki. A desert dog, who was used to hunt. They can be suspicious of strangers.
Temperament: wary and elegant
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier
A typical farmer companion dog in the old days. The Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier is always looking happy and friendly. A delightful part of the family.
Temperament: spirited and good-natured
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Renowned for its courage the “Staffie” is certainly a dog who will defend his owner and house. They are loyal and affectionate and even the best trained Staffie cannot resist to jump up and lick his owners face.
Temperament: fearless and affectionate