Tag: dogs

  • Maltese, from the Dogs of the World


    Maltese dogs were often kept by nobility in different societies as lap dogs. At first the Maltese was bred to help control rodent problems in households.

  • Siberian husky dog with light blue eyes in the snow

    Siberian Husky

    Bred originally as a working dog in Siberia, the Siberian Husky excels in cold climates. Because of this it’s not for anyone who lives in a really warm climate.

  • Black dog lying on grass

    Saint Bernard

    The Saint Bernard dog is one of the biggest of the working dogs. A full grown adult can weigh up to 220 pounds. The heaviest known was named Benedictine.

  • Australian Shepherd in snow

    Australian Shepherd

    The Australian Shepherd is a recognized breed. If you are looking for a working dog, the Australian Shepherd is one of the best. A breed developed in the US.

  • Chihuahua close-up


    Chihuahuas are curious by nature. This dog’s small size makes it a popular pet with city dwellers who don’t have lot of room. They are known for their loyalty.

  • Dachshund, from the Dogs of the World series for Old Judge Cigarettes


    A Dachshund is a symbol of Germany although the breed likely developed in France. A Dachshund named Waldi was the official Mascot of the 1972 Olympic Games.

  • English Mastiff, from the Dogs of the World


    Mastiff can refer to a group of dog breeds usually grouped as the Molosser group. When people speak of Mastiff they are referring to an English Mastiff.

  • Rottweiler face


    Rottweiler dogs have a bad reputation but they’re not necessarily bad dogs. These giants can be scary, and intimidating, but they are not overly aggressive.

  • Two shih tzu dogs lying on the floor

    Shih Tzu

    The Shih Tzu is an old Chinese and Tibetan dog breed. Historical information says that was originally bred in China to be a member of the imperial household.

  • Yorkshire Terrier with his tongue out

    Yorkshire Terrier

    Yorkshire Terriers are members of the toy group. A standard Yorkshire Terrier weighs between 5 and 7 pounds, although a teacup or a toy can weigh as 3 pounds.