Toy Poodle

Toy Poodle

    Toy Poodle   Origin and Brief History The Poodle breed originated as a hunting retriever in Germany, before gaining widespread popularity in France.  The Standard Poodle was bred first, and is a sporting dog.  The smaller sizes (Miniature and Toy) were selectively...
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...
Dalmatian

Dalmatian

  Origin and brief history The precise origins of the Dalmatian are unknown, but the breed certainly has a long and well-documented history. Pictorial representations of the breed have been discovered in the tombs of Ancient Egypt. More recently the history of the...
German Shepherd

German Shepherd

  The German Shepherd Origins The large sized dog known as the German Shepherd originated in Germany in 1899. Known as the Alsatian in parts of Europe, the breed is among the world’s most recognized breeds and is one of the top 10 most popular breeds in America. With...