Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

    Origin and brief history The Bernese Mountain dog is a large breed of dog that hails from the Alps region of Switzerland. As large dogs they were originally used for much different work around farms such as pulling carts and machinery as well as guarding the farm....
Schnauzer

Schnauzer

    Origin and brief History Schnauzer type dogs are known to have been used as far back as the middle ages in Europe for Herding and guard dog duties. The breed was also used for “ratting” purposes by peasant farmers. It wasn’t until the mid to late 19th...
Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher

    Doberman Pinscher   Origin and brief history The Doberman Pinscher is a relatively new breed, having been developed between the late 19th – early 20th century by a travelling tax collector named Louis Dobermann who hailed from Apolda in Germany. Due to the nature...
Boxer

Boxer

    Boxer Dogs   Origin and brief history: The Boxer has a very interesting history. The dogs were bred originally in Germany. Originally used for dog fighting and as cattle dogs to herd livestock.  Later Boxer dog began to be used in performances because of their...
Great Dane

Great Dane

  Origin and brief history The Great Dane also known as the Grand Danois, is a domestic dog of the German origin. The Great Dane is known for its colossal size. The German name is the Deutsche Dogge, also known as the German Mastiff. Known as one of the world’s...
Rottweiler

Rottweiler

    Origin and brief history The Rottweiler is widely regarded as one of the oldest breeds of dog with its ancestors first being used for guarding duties as far back as ancient Rome. It is likely that it is a descendant of ancient Roman drover dogs, a mastiff -type...
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