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The Catahoula Leopard Dog

A denizen of the South, these dogs were named Catahoula Leopard Dogs after the Catahoula Parish of Louisiana where the breed originated. more
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The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier is a charming and mostly low-maintenance pet. more
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The Chihuahua

No, it's not a rat, nor a toy - it's a dog, a real dog, with teeth and attitude. Tiny in size but large in spirit, the Chihuahua is one of those highly evolved breeds that has managed to convince most humans that it should be carried around everywhere. more
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The Dalmatian

1. That really cute spot right over his tail. 2. Sense of fun. 3. Those spots on his face. 4. Sleek, elegant look. 5. Intelligence. 6. The way a whole...more
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The German Shepherd

Taking the best dogs of several shepherd types, Stephanitz focused on creating the breed that is now described in the American Kennel Club (AKC) Standard as “a working animal with an incorruptible character combined with body and gait suitable for the arduous work that constitutes its primary purpose.” more
The Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier

Courage, heart, brain more
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The Papillon

As the butterfly flits from one flower to another, sipping nectar here and carrying pollen there, always lovely, always graceful, so does the social butterfly move with beauty and ease from one social situation to another, enjoying the company of all, and adding charm to any soirée. more
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The Australian Shepherd

Today’s Australian Shepherd continues to demonstrate those traits of working sense, high intelligence, and physical ability, making it the breed of choice for many owners who are passionate about canine sports such as agility, herding trials, and obedience. more
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The Boxer

Boxer dogs are elegant in appearance, athletic and courageous, love to play the fool, find fun in everything they do, and just generally resist taking things too seriously. more
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The Dachshund

No doubt about it: the Dachshund is probably the world's most recognizable dog breed. From toddlers to octogenarians, everyone knows the funny little fellow with the sausage body, stubby legs, and waving tail. more

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