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Eurasier – Original type despite being a young breed

Have you ever heard of a Eurasier? Possibly not, the breed is not even half a century old yet, and...
Have you ever heard of a Eurasier? Possibly not, the breed is not even half a century old yet, and not as popular as fellow breeds that have a long history. However, that will change; the affectionate and clever Eurasier with its friendly character, dedication to its people and last but not least its robustness in health finds more and more fans. A dog from the 1960’s In the 1960’s...
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English Cocker Spaniel – Happy go lucky with a certa...

Cheeky, sometimes a bit stubborn and extremely loving; the cheerful bundle of joy from our little island takes most peoples’...
Cheeky, sometimes a bit stubborn and extremely loving; the cheerful bundle of joy from our little island takes most peoples’ hearts by storm. The English Cocker Spaniel is adaptable, friendly and playful. No wonder it has been in the top ten most popular dogs in England for so many years, while recently making the top five. It would be hard to envisage a person who couldn’t fall in love with...
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English Bulldog – muscle man with a soft core

They may not look like the bell of the ball, sometimes a bit intimidating, like when they are going to...
They may not look like the bell of the ball, sometimes a bit intimidating, like when they are going to bite next. However all prejudices aside, this could not be more wrong, as the English bulldog is an endearing dog with a gentle temper and big heart. From fighting machine to the family mate Their intimidating appearance was bred for them. In England in the 13th century, the so-called "fighting...
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Dalmatian – Sensitive athlete with charm

With its spotted fur, the Dalmatian has a very striking appearance. However this beautiful dog doesn’t only score points on...
With its spotted fur, the Dalmatian has a very striking appearance. However this beautiful dog doesn’t only score points on its appearance: as an elegant and intelligent hound, the Dalmatian is an excellent sports buddy and loyal friend. It is a common misconception that the Dalmatian is a nervous and complicated breed, if you meet the requirements of this dog they will become a sporty and sensitive companion. Ancestry The...
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Dachshund – the dog from the underground

With the proverbial Dachshund look, they flatter themselves behind their floppy ears and adorable look. The Dachshund has long since...
With the proverbial Dachshund look, they flatter themselves behind their floppy ears and adorable look. The Dachshund has long since ceased to be an excellent companion for hunters and has since established itself as a popular pedigree dog. They are now classic among domestic dog breeds. The hunter’s best friend The Dachshund is a typical German dog breed and was bred for hunting back in the Middle Ages. With its...
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Collie – Scottish beauty with temperament

There are short haired (Smooth Collies) and long haired (Rough Collies) versions of the same breed. However, thanks to the...
There are short haired (Smooth Collies) and long haired (Rough Collies) versions of the same breed. However, thanks to the media influence of the TV dog Lassie, the long haired version of the gentle herding dog has become more widely known and recognised. Apart from the length of their fur, the two types do not differ significantly. Among sheep Collies are real scots, whose ancestors were brought to the British...
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Chihuahua – small dog with a big ego

Small but powerful! The Mexican Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed in the world, with their size coming in at...
Small but powerful! The Mexican Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed in the world, with their size coming in at anywhere between 12 and 25cm shoulder height. With a maximum of 3kg they are also incredibly light and easy to hold. However, despite many people doing so, they should not be carried in a handbag, the mini dog wants action that corresponds to its southern temperament. Mysterious origin The origin...
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The Boxer dog- Child friend and loyal watchdog

Often seen as incredibly macho, in the past Boxers were seen as bad-tempered with a drooling bite. However, in recent...
Often seen as incredibly macho, in the past Boxers were seen as bad-tempered with a drooling bite. However, in recent years people have come to realise that this is completely wrong and they are now being valued for their actual qualities. As a friendly, easy-going family dog with a special connection to children. If you are looking for a pedigree dog that is going to walk in and become a...
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Border Collie- Einstein on four paws

As a workaholic among dogs, the Border Collie absolutely needs a task to stay busy or else they will go...
As a workaholic among dogs, the Border Collie absolutely needs a task to stay busy or else they will go looking for one. If underutilised, the Border Collie can be known to take up reckless tasks that can end up getting them or their owners hurt, due to their need to stay busy. But if this intelligent dog has enough to stay busy with, he is a great buddy who...
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Bernese Mountain Dog - Loving cuddly dog with a larg...

If you are looking for a gorgeous dog that may look fairly intimidating but in reality is a loyal companion...
If you are looking for a gorgeous dog that may look fairly intimidating but in reality is a loyal companion with a very relaxed temperament, the Bernese Mountain dog is the one for you. Due to their calmness and self-confidence, this Swiss dog qualifies as a level headed rescue and search dog. As a calm and people-related leisure companion, the impressive Swiss man cuts an ideal figure. From Farm dog...
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Beagle – A sensitive nose with a big heart

Probably familiar with the most famous beagle in the world: Snoopy is loved by all. His real life counterparts don’t...
Probably familiar with the most famous beagle in the world: Snoopy is loved by all. His real life counterparts don’t fare too differently, considered to be very good-natured and philanthropic, while slightly stubborn, these dogs are also very well loved. Their character makes these hunting dogs ideal family dogs, especially if you have small children. Flowering time in the Tudor courtyard’s The origins of the beagle can be traced back...
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Australian Shepherd – Crazy bundle of energy with hi...

If you’re after a family pet or leisure companion then the Australian Shepherd is not for you. This four-legged friend...
If you’re after a family pet or leisure companion then the Australian Shepherd is not for you. This four-legged friend is a spirited workaholic who would rather be put to work on a farm than lounge around the house all day, the Australian Shepherd loves the role of keeper or ‘herder’ and if you have enough breed-relate tasks to offer, it will act as an active and loyal companion. The...
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