The origin of this breed's name is Louis Dobermann of Apolda, Germany. Dobermann raised a dog capable of protecting him as he collected taxes.
The boxer's ancestor is the German dog known as the Bullenbeisser, which was employed to hunt large animals such as deer and boar.
Cocker spaniels are the smallest breed within the sports category, weighing an average of fewer than 30 pounds.
Labrador retrievers, despite their name, originated in Newfoundland, Canada, not Labrador, Canada.
Poodles were originally used to hunt ducks in Germany, where they originated. Their name derives from the German phrase for "to splash in the water," "pudelin."
Boston terriers are nonsporting despite their name. They were developed in Boston and designated the state dog of Massachusetts in 1979.
These huge, strong canines are quickly trainable, making them a fantastic option for police K9 units.
The bulldog's name alludes to its past when it was utilized in England for bull baiting. As a sport, bull-baiting consisted of a dog attempting to subdue a tied-up bull.
The dachshund was known for having relatively small legs and a large torso, which allowed it to quickly detect odors and fit into burrows.
After the Civil War, beagles were first introduced to the country and trained to hunt bunnies.