Irish Setter

Irish Setter

    Irish Setter   Origin and brief history: The Irish Setter is one of several different types of the “Setter” breed.  The Irish Setter became popular in 18th century Ireland and is a combination of 5 different types of dogs.  Although they were...
Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

  Brief Origin and History Golden Retrievers first appeared in Scotland in the 1800’s when Lord Tweedmouth began cross breeding Tweed Water Spaniels, Red Setters, and Yellow Retrievers in order to produce a dog that would be well suited to the environment of...
Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

  Origins and Brief History The Labrador Retriever is a working dog, whose origins go all the way back to the 1700’s in Newfoundland Canada where they were primarily used as retrieval dogs for hunting and fishing.  These days, the “Lab,” is...
Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

    Chesapeake Bay Retriever   Origin and Brief History Tracing its origins back to the very early part of the 19th century, the Chesapeake Bay Retrievers lineage is reported to have started with a sinking ship off the coast of Maryland in 1807. On...
English Springer Spaniel

English Springer Spaniel

  English Springer Spaniel The English Springer Spaniel is a medium-sized breed of spaniel. Known for its energetic and friendly personality, the English Springer was first bred for use as a spotter and a flusher in game hunting. English Springers have also long been...
Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Springer Spaniel

    Welsh Springer Spaniel Origin and Brief History: The Welsh Springer Spaniel developed from the English Springer Spaniel and Cocker Spaniel in Wales.  Both of these breeds were considered to be a part of the hunter spaniel breed.  Spaniels started to be...