Popular Dog Breeds
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Popular Dog Breeds
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"We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the
uncritical canine attachment."~ George Eliot
Dog is certainly man's best companion. Characteristically, dogs have a significant role in our lives.
They have been domesticated for a long time and have aided man to hunt and herd cattle and sheep
and are known to provide companionship and protection. Moreover, recently they have also
pioneered in the works such as assisting military & police and assisting physically challenged
Since a long time, environmental factors like changes in habitats, along with other factors like cross
breeding have resulted in the evolution of several breeds of dogs. Most of these popular dog breeds
are famous for their intellect, faithfulness and joyful nature. As it is, the following is a list of dog
breeds which are very renowned:
This is one of the most renowned dog breeds. It is a different breed of hunting dog and was
originally raised for the fishing net retrievals. They are known for their webbed paws which help
them in swimming. Like the German shepherd, this breed is also renowned for its role in military
and police roles. These dogs are very kind, loyal as well as caring to their owners.
German shepherd, more popular as Alsatian, is a relatively new dog breed. It was basically raised to
herd and guard sheep. Due to its intellect, energy and compliance, it is mostly being used in military
and police roles all over world. Its intellect together with its brave nature makes it an intelligent
guard dog. No surprise, this breed tops among the rest of the popular dog breeds.
This is another famous dog breed and is being known for being one of the most intelligent breeds.
This breed is found in different sizes and coat colors. They were initially raised as water dogs.
However, they today mostly play the role of companion dogs. This breed is very good performer in
several dog sports, which involve agility, tracking, obedience as well as herding.
The St Bernard breed gained prominence with the blockbuster movie Beethoven, is a very loving
dog. Initially these were used as rescue dogs in the ice covered terrains of the Italian as well as
Swiss Alps. This breed holds coveted status of saving people lives trapped in snow in extreme
Commonly renowned as Doberman, this is a famous dog
breed. These breeds were raised in 1890s and were used as
guard dogs, as well as police dogs. However, over the years
its importance has seen decline. In spite of this they are
alert, intelligent, as well as loyal companion dogs.
Apart from the breeds mentioned above Rottweiler, Border
Collie, Golden Retriever and Dalmatians are few other popular dog breeds.