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Foxhound

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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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Siberian Husky x Golden Retreiver - What a Mix!

Hi Everyone! First, if you got here, you've probably already seen that an Internet search pretty much just shows up the same two or three basic articles and dozen pictures under about a zillion different guises.

These pictures are the truth

If you can't handle the truth, go ahead and live a lie. By the way, these dogs are killed instantly and humanely, like they have been for hundreds of years.

Dotty Dog

We rescued our Drever from a shelter in Virginia. She was most likely been abused as she was very jumpy and shy when we first brougt her home.

Animal Cruelty Photo

The picture of a dead Greenland Dog infuriates me and possibly to other people who adore animals as well, please remove that graphic image. It breaks my heart to know how cruel people are to animals when they have done absolutely nothing.

jus

now there is an african hairless,and a chinese hairless to go along with inca hairless! but is catahoula go back far enough to inca's?

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