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  1. America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds

  2. 1. Labrador • is one of several kinds of retrievers, a type of gun dog • They are even-tempered and well-behaved around young children and the elderly. • Labradors are athletic, playful, and the most popular breed of dog by registered ownership in United States (since 1991).

  3. 2. German Shepherd •  is a breed of large-sized dog that originated in Germany. • German Shepherds are a relatively new breed of dog, with their origin dating to 1899. • German Shepherds are working dogs developed originally for herding sheep

  4. 3. Golden Retriever • They were bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties • Golden Retrievers have an instinctive love of water, and are easy to train to basic or advanced obedience standards.  • Great Family Dog

  5. 4. Beagle • The Beagle is a breed of small to medium-sizeddog •  They have a great sense of smell and tracking instinct that sees them employed as detection dogs for prohibited agricultural imports and foodstuffs in quarantine around the world.

  6. 5. Bulldog • The Bulldog is a muscular, heavy dog with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose • University of Georgia

  7. 6.Yorkshire Terrior/ Yorkie • is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills, also used for rat-baiting. • Very trendy among women

  8. 7. Boxers • The Boxer is a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dogs developed in Germany. • Boxers are brachycephalic (they have broad, short skulls), have a square muzzle, mandibular prognathism (an underbite), very strong jaws, and a powerful bite ideal for hanging on to large prey

  9. 8. Poodles • Originally bred in Germany as atype of water dog, the breed was standardized in France. The poodle is skillful in many dog sports, including agility, obedience, tracking, and even herding • Known to be a good show dog

  10. 9. Rottweilers • a large size breed of domestic dog • they were used to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market. • Rottweilers are now used as search and rescue dogs, as guide dogs for the blind, as guard dogs or police dogs, and in other roles

  11. 10. Dachshunds • The standard size dachshund was bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals, while the miniature dachshund was developed to hunt smaller prey such as rabbits. • Because of their long, narrow build, they are often nicknamed wiener dog or sausage dog

  12. 11. Shih Tzu • The breed originated in China •  the breed has a personality and temperament that is loyal, affectionate, outgoing, and alert

  13. 12. Dobermans • is a breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a tax collector from Germany. • Doberman Pinschers are among the most common of pet breeds, and the breed is well known as an intelligent, alert, and loyal companion dog. • Although once commonly used as guard dogs or police dogs, this is less common today

  14. 13. Miniature Schnauzers • The Miniature Schnauzer is a breed of small dog of the Schnauzer type that originated in Germany in the mid-to-late 19th century • They are described as "spunky" but aloof dogs, with good guarding tendencies without some guard dogs' predisposition to bite.

  15. 14. French Bulldogs • is a small breed of domestic dog. • Frenchies are playful and affectionate. They are loyal, loving, and wonderful companion dogs. • French Bulldogs can be a challenge to train due to their willful and stubborn nature. • They require patience, repetition and early socialization

  16. 15. German Shorthaired Pointers • is a breed of dog developed in the 19th century in Germany for hunting • The breed is streamlined yet powerful with strong legs that make it able to move rapidly and turn quickly

  17. 16. Siberian Husky • Huskies are an active, energetic, and resilient breed whose ancestors came from the extremely cold and harsh environment of the Siberian Arctic. • Siberian Huskies were bred by the Chukchi of Northeastern Asia to pull heavy loads (sleds) long distances through difficult conditions

  18. 17. Great Danes • The Great Dane is a German breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) known for its giant size. The name of the breed in Germany is Deutsche Dogge (German Mastiff). • They are known for their enormous bodies and great height. • The Great Dane is one of the world's tallest dog breeds

  19. 18. Chihuahua • is the smallest breed of dog and is named for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico.

  20. 19. Pomeranian • toy dog breed • The breed has been made popular by a number of royal owners since the 18th century. Queen Victoria owned a particularly small Pomeranian and consequently the smaller variety became universally popular. 

  21. 20. King Charles Spaniels • small dog breed of the spaniel type • They were made famous by their association with King Charles II of England (1630–1685) and have been linked with English royalty since the time of Queen Mary I (1516–1558)

  22. Mutt/ Mix-breed • Dogs that are mixed with more than one breed • a mongrel (a dog of unknown ancestry)