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German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer is one of many dog breeds you can read about here. It's easy to find any dog breed from our website. Use the navigation or one of the search options.

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in America

Here are the 10 Most Popular dog breeds in the US:

  1. Labrador retriever
  2. Yorkshire Terrier
  3. German Shepherd Dog
  4. Golden retriever
  5. Beagle
  6. Dachshund
  7. Boxer
  8. Poodle
  9. Shih Tzu
  10. Miniature Schnauzer

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Dog Breed Records

Here's some records from the doggie world:

World's Fastest Dog: Greyhound is known for its supreme speed. They can reach a top speed of 46.5 mph (75 km/h). Another breed that is known to be incredibly fast is the whippet.

Tallest Dog Breed: The Great Dane is the tallest breed. A 42.12 inches (107 cm) dog named «Gibson» from California, USA is the tallest dog alive today.

World's Heaviest Dog: The Saint Bernards dog breed holds the record for heaviest dog. Benedictine, a saint bernard dog of this breed was 357 pounds (162 kilos). Another breed that is known for is weight is the english masstiff, and the heaviest mastiff that ever lived was 350,5 pounds (159 kilos).

Smallest breed: The Chihuahua is the world's smallest dog breed. The smallest dog that ever lived was a chihuahua, and its length was only 5.98 inches (15.2 cm) in adulthood, and another dog of the same breed holds the record for lowest height and lowest weight, respectively 4.72 inches (12 cm) and 1.43 pounds (650 gram). That's a huge contrast to the heaviest and tallest dogs as mentioned above!

Most Intelligent Dog Breed: The Border Collie is regarded the most intelligent dog breed in the world. They were bred for their great herding skills. Other dogs that are known for its intelligence is the poodle and the german shepherd dog.

Dumbest dogs: Studies suggest that the afghan hound is some of the least intelligent dog breeds. Other breeds that schore low on "IQ test for dogs" is the basenji, the bulldog and chow chow.

Most Popular Breed: Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in the US, in Canada, in Europe and they are the most numerous dogs in the world.

Most Agressive: The Dachshund and Chihuahua is quite dangerous despite their size. They might not kill you, but they will bite - more often than other breeds. Actually, pitbull type breeds aren't as agressive as the media would like us to believe. Some particular pitbull dogs may be agressive, but that's because of bad breeding practises and/or because their owners didn't take the necessary precautions. The American Pitbull Terrier and the Bull terrier often make great family pets, although they can be very agressive towards other dogs. However, all dogs should be regarded as potentially dangerous. A tiny Pomeranian once attacked and killed a human child, and no breed or dog should be regarded 100% safe with children.

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Adopted a Labrador Husky

I recently adopted a Labrador Husky and have since met several others who have them. My own dog is wonderful, despite having been a stray in remote costal Labrador.

images needed for publication

Greetings I am a photo editor here at the children's publishing company, Scholastic working on a book on dogs for kids titled MIXED UP PUPS. I am looking for images of newer hybrid dogs that I cannot find on any standard stock photography sites and was hoping you could you could shed some light on where I could find some production quality images to be included in this book.

Yes these hybrids are coydogs

DeBey87, why post comments about something you clearly don't understand. In your first statement, you admit you don't know much about coydogs.

Kanni

It is unfortunate that this wonderful dog specie is struggling for survival in its own country. This is the responsibility of each dog lover to support this fantastic animal.

praise for Shepherd/Husky crosses

I own a German Shepherd Husky cross named Jack and I must say the result is excellent, the German Shepherd makes him slightly more obedient than a pure Husky and the Husky makes him energetic.

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