Terrier Dog Group
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Terrier Dog Group

The terriers are among the broadest group of breeds around. They range in size from a tiny toy Yorkie to the huge Airedale, from the scrappy but small Westie to the sometimes sweet, sometimes ferocious American Pit Bull Terrier. In between are a whole smorgasbord of breeds. Jack Russells remain a great favorite, thanks to…

Toy Dog Group
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Toy Dog Group

The diminutive size and winsome expressions of Toy Dogs illustrate the main function of this Group: to embody sheer delight. Don’t let their tiny stature fool you, although many Toys are tough as nails. If you haven’t yet experienced the barking of an angry Chihuahua, for example, well, just wait. Toy dogs will always be popular…

Working Dog Group
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Working Dog Group

Dogs of the Working Dog Group were bred to perform such jobs as guarding property, pulling sleds, and performing water rescues. They have been invaluable assets to man throughout the ages. The Doberman Pinscher, Siberian Husky, and Great Dane are included in this Group, to name just a few. Quick to learn, these intelligent, capable…

Miscellaneous Class Dog Group
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Miscellaneous Class Dog Group

The types presently eligible to take part in the Miscellaneous Class are still signed up in the AKC Foundation Stock Service registration is maintained until the AKC Board of Supervisors approves the type for routine status. Authorities recognize that throughout the globe there are hundreds of distinct dog breeds, not all which are AKC recognized….

Miniature Schnauzer Dog Breed Information
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Miniature Schnauzer Dog Breed Information

The Miniature Schnauzer is the most popular of the Schnauzer family dog breeds. This popular breed was created by cross-breeding the original Standard Schnauzer and the Affenpinscher in Germany during the late 1800s. By 1899, the Miniature Schnauzer was shown as a distinct breed from the Standard Schnauzer. However, the American Kennel Club did not…