Photo of a Pair of Shetland Sheepdogs

Shetland Sheepdog Breed Information

All About Shetland Sheepdog Dogs and Puppies

This is a general breed description of the Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie). Individual dogs within a breed may vary in physical appearance, behavior and temperament.

The beautiful Shetland Sheepdog is characteristically gentle, intelligent and eager to please, all qualities which have made this breed a popular family companion dog. Also known as the Sheltie, the Shetland Sheepdog traces its ancestry to the Shetland Islands located between Scotland and Norway.

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Scottish Terrier Dog Breed Picture

Scottish Terrier Dog Breed Information

All About Scottish Terrier Dogs and Puppies

One of the most recognizable of the terrier dog breeds, the Scottish Terrier is a handsome and spirited dog with a mind of it’s own and a lot of spunk to back it up. Despite it’s glamorous looks, the Scottie is a terrier, developed and bred to hunt rats, rodents and other vermin. That initial purpose is still very much a part of the Scottish Terrier personality, lending tenacity and fearlessness to this unique and endearing breed of terrier.

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Schipperke Dog Breed Picture

Schipperke Dog Breed Information

All About Schipperke Dogs and Puppies

There are many misconceptions about this feisty black dog. Some are led to believe that he is a relative of the Spitz breed, while others argue he is a descendant of the Pomeranian. Neither are correct, nor did this unique little dog originate as a Dutch dog, as some are prone to thinking. In fact, the Schipperke is a descendant of a black sheepdog, known as the Leauvenaar.

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Cute Shih Tzu Dog Breed Picture

Shih Tzu Dog Breed Information

All About Shih-Tzu Dogs and Puppies

One of the loveable dust mops of the canine world, the Shih Tzu’s sweet face and gentle, loving disposition has made him, not only a favorite pampered pet, but a helpful therapy dog. Additionally, this surprising little dog does extremely well in both obedience and agility courses, and loves an active lifestyle. A top choice with the elderly, the Shih Tzu is more than happy to travel with the retiree throughout their golden years, soaking up the sun and seeing the world with a happily wagging tail.

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Beautiful Samoyed Dog Photo

Samoyed Dog Breed Information

All About Samoyed Dogs and Puppies

The Samoyed is a spectacular working dog of ancient stock. Originally domesticated and used by Siberian nomads, the Samoyed has worked on all continents, including the Antarctic’s extreme climate. He has forged his way through the most inhospitable terrains and climates and has emerged as a beloved family pet.

With his roots in northern Siberia, the Samoyed is often pure white with glistening silver tips. Some Samoyed are cream and biscuit, but none are darker. His thick, lustrous coat and fetching smile can warm even the coldest heart and even the bed it sleeps in!

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