Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees

  Great Pyrenees   Origin and brief history The Great Pyrenees breed has a long history stretching back to the 15th century and has been used extensively in the mountain towns around South France and North Spain as guard dogs. They are usually used to protect...
Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard   Origin and brief history: The ancestors of Saint Bernard’s came from the mountains of Switzerland. They have a remarkable history as working rescue dogs. There are written records of the Saint Bernard dogs by the monks at Great Saint Bernard Pass,...
Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky

    History Siberian Huskies have a long and proud heritage being descended from the original Eskimo sled dogs which are recognized as being one of the oldest breed of working dog. These dogs were used by the Chukchi of Northeastern Asia to explore new...
Samoyed

Samoyed

  Origin and Brief History:   Samoyeds are one of the most ancient breeds of dog. DNA evidence has shown them to be very closely related to the primitive dog with no genes of wolf or fox mixed in. The breed’s interesting name was taken from the Samoyedic people of...
Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

  Alaskan Malamute   Origin and brief history The Alaskan malamute has a long history of working alongside humans as the breed has been used by the Eskimo groups of upper Alaska as all-purpose dogs for over 3000 years and is one of only a handful of dogs that can...
Akita

Akita

    Origin and brief history With its roots of origination traced to a northern territory on the island of Honshu, the Akita dog breed is frequently referred to as the Japanese Akita, but today the American variety is as prevalent if not more so....