Puppy Breeds

Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier was originally known as the Waterside Terrier. The breed was later crossed with the Otterhound to make him a better swimmer. This breed is often called the "King of Terriers". They are known for their small game hunting. The Airedale Terrier was first recognized by the AKC in 1888 and Grouped as Terrier.

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Akbash

The Akbash Dog was bred specifically to be a white guardian dog. They would guard whatever flock their owners wanted them to. This breed is still not recognized by the AKC even though this breed has been around for centuries!

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Akita

The Akita breed originated in Japan and was used as guard dogs and hunters. Dog fighting became very popular and so this breed was used for that intention. The Akita was then to be preserved back to the original breed, not bred to fight. Hellen Keller brought the first Akita over to the US in 1937. The Akita was first registered by the AKC in 1972 and was grouped as Working.

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Akita Mix

The Akita mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute gets its name from the Mahlemuts, which was an Alaskan tribe. This breed was used to haul sleds, meets and to hunt Polar Bears and Seals. This breed was very important to the Mahlemuts as they participated in all aspects of their life. This breed was first registered by the AKC in 1935 and was grouped as Working.

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Alaskan Malamute Mix

The Alaskan Malamute mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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American Bulldog

This breed was a working dog down in the South. Small farmers and ranchers used this working dog for many tasks. This breed almost became extinct but lived on because of the presence of the feral pigs. This breed was the settlers' only way of dealing with the pigs. This breed is not recognized by the AKC as of yet.

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American Bully

The American Bully breed was created in the 1990's with the purpose of being a wonderful family companion. The desired traits in the American Pit Bull Terrier and the American Staffordshire Terrier were combined to make this breed. It is also thought to have some other Bully breeds and non Bully breeds. This breed is recognized by the ABKC, UCA, DRA, EBKC and BBC.

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American Eskimo

The American Eskimo is one of the oldest breeds. They are part of the Spitz group and are descendants of the White German Spitz. This breed arrived in the United States in the early 1600's and used to be known as the American Spitz. Their name changed in 1917 to the American Eskimo Dog. The American Eskimo was first recognized by the AKC in 1995 and grouped as Non-Sporting.

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American Eskimo Mix

The American Eskimo mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Anatolian Shepherd

The Anatolian Shepherd is an ancient guardian breed that is native to Asia Minor. This breed lived outside year round and was used to help fight wolves and used as hunting & herding dogs. They were first recognized by the AKC in 1999 and grouped as Working.

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Anatolian Shepherd Mix

The Anatolian Shepherd mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Aussiedoodle

The Aussiedoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Australian Shepherd and the Standard Poodle breed. The Aussiedoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Aussiedoodle - Mini

The Mini Aussiedoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Australian Shepherd and the Mini Poodle breed. The Mini Aussiedoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Australian Cattle Dog - Blue Heeler

The Australian Cattle Dog breed was developed in Australia to help Shepherds with their cattle. They needed a dog that could withstand the heat and wouldn't bark to scare the cattle. The different breeds used to make this outstanding herding dog were: Smooth Haired Scotch Merle Collie, the Dingo, the Dalmatian, the Australian Kelpie & the Bull Terrier. The Blue Heeler was first registered by the AKC in 1980 and was grouped as Herding.

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Australian Cattle Dog Mix

The Australian Cattle Dog mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd was first bred in the United States. This breed was created to herd cattle, sheep and livestock. There are thought to be many different herding breeds that made up the Australian Shepherd. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1991.

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Australian Shepherd - Mini

The Miniature Australian Shepherd was first bred in the United States. This breed was created by breeding the smallest of the smallest Australian Shepherds. This type of breeding eventually produced a consistently small Australian Shepherd which was then called the Miniature Australian Shepherd. This breed is great for herding just like the Australian Shepherd.

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Australian Shepherd Mix

The Australian Shepherd mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is thought to be a descendant of the Bloodhound. They were known as slow, short dogs with outstanding noses. This breed started to become popular in the 1800's and made it's way over to America. The Basset Hound was first registered by the AKC in 1885 and was grouped as Hound.

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Beabull

The Beabull is a designer breed created through the cross of the Beagle and the English Bulldog breed. The Beabull is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Beagle

The Beagle breed originated in England as a cross between the Harrier and other Hounds of England. Other possible descendants of the Beagle are the Talbot Hound, the black & tan Irish Kerry Beagle and the Bloodhound. Known for their great sense of smell, Beagles were used for hunting in Pheasant & Quail hunts. The Beagle was first registered by the AKC in 1885 and was grouped as Hound.

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Bernedoodle

The Bernedoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Bernese Mountain Dog and the Standard Poodle breed. The Bernedoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Bernedoodle - Mini

The Mini Bernedoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Bernese Mountain Dog and the Mini Poodle breed. The Mini Bernedoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog was originally used for guarding property, draft work, pulling carts or driving cattle long distances. They were first named the Durrbachler. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1937 and grouped as Working.

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Bernese Mountain Dog Mix

The Bernese Mountain Dog mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Bichon Frise

During the 15th & 16th centuries, the Bichon Frise appeared in France and areas of Spain. They were mainly bred to be lapdogs for Royalty. The Bichon arrived in the United States in 1956. The AKC gave the Bichon full acceptance in 1973 and was grouped in non-sporting.

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Bichon Mix

The Bichon mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Bichpoo

The Bichpoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Bichon Frise and the Poodle breed. The Bichpoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) as a Poochon. This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Boerboel - South African

The South African Boerboel was developed in South Africa. Nobody can say with certainty how many breeds went together to make this specific breed. Over a period of decades only the biggest and strongest dogs survived - Mastiffs & Bulldogs being a few. Some say they are still refining this breed. The Boerboel became eligible for AKC registration on December 1, 2014. AKC will maintain an open registry for the breed until January 1, 2020.

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Borador

The Borador is a designer breed created through the cross of the Border Collie and the Labrador Retriever breed. The Borador is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Border Collie

The Border Collie genealogy is traced back to 1893 and a dog named “Old Hemp”. This dog was a tri-colored Collie dog and is considered the ancestor of the Border Collie breed. The Border Collie originated on the borders of Scotland and England. This breed was used in many countries to help manage sheep and cattle and is still being used to do this today. The Border Collie was given acceptance by the AKC in 1995 and was classified in the Herding Group.

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Border Collie Mix

The Border Collie mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Bordoodle

The Bordoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Border Collie and the Standard Poodle breed. The Bordoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier originated from Boston Massachusetts. This breed was a fighting dog back in the 1800's. They are now half the size they used to be when used for fighting. They are thought to be a mix of the English Bulldog and the White English Terrier (which is now extinct). This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1893 and grouped as Non-Sporting.

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Boston Terrier Mix

The Boston Terrier mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Boxador

The Boxador is a designer breed created through the cross of the Labrador Retriever and the Boxer. The Boxador is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Boxer

This breed was developed in Germany in the late 19th century. The Boxers ancestors seemed include the Bullenbeisser, a Mastiff descent, and mixed with the Bulldog breed. AKC recognized this breed in 1904 in the Working group and the first Boxer was crowned as a champion in 1915. The Boxer was used as an attack/guard dog & messenger back during World War I. Soldiers began taking this breed home and became very popular as a companion and guard dog.

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Boxer Mix

The Boxer mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Broodle Griffon

The Broodle Griffon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Brussels Griffon and the Poodle breed. The Broodle Griffon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Bullboxer

The Bullboxer is a designer breed created through the cross of the Boxer and the English Bulldog. The Bullboxer is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Bully Basset

The Bully Basset is a designer breed created through the cross of the Basset Hound and the English Bulldog breed. The Bully Basset is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland as a ratting dog in the 1500's. They were used to hunt foxes, rats & others. The Cairns ancestry can be linked with the West Highland Terrier, Skye Terrier & Scottish Terriers. The Cairn Terrier was first registered with the AKC in 1913 and grouped as Terrier.

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Cairn Terrier Mix

The Cairn Terrier mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Cane Corso

The Cane Corso was used in herding cattle & swine, in boar hunting and bear fighting. This breed was almost extinct and then brought back from enthusiasts in the 1970's. The breed today looks different than the breed prior to the 1980's. The breed is more bulky today with a shorter muzzle. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 2010 and made part of the Working group.

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Cane Corso Mix

The Cane Corso mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Cava Tzu

The Cava Tzu is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cavalier and the Shih Tzu breed. The Cava Tzu is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Cavachon

The Cavachon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cavalier and the Bichon breed. The Cavachon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel did not start out looking the way it does today. It has been blended with other Spaniel dogs during the 16th century. This breed was popular in royalty and King Charles II was a huge supported of this breed. Most of the breeding stock was destroyed during World War II. After the war, there were only 6 dogs that started from which all Cavaliers descend. The Cavalier was recognized by the AKC in 1995 and grouped as Toy.

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Cavalier Mix

The Cavalier mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Cavapoo

The Cavapoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cavalier and the Mini Poodle breed. The Cavapoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

In the winter of 1807, an English ship with two Newfoundlands on board wrecked off the coast of Maryland. Everyone was saved, and the two dogs were given to a family of dog lovers. They were later mated with local retrievers including English Otter Hounds, Flat-Coated Retrievers and Curly-Coated Retrievers. Careful breeding over the years has created an outstanding retriever with incredible enthusiasm and endurance. The dogs were used to hunt waterfowl in the rough and icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever has been known to retrieve hundreds of birds in a single day in frigid waters. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1878 and grouped as Sporting.

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Chi-Poo

The Chi-Poo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Chihuahua and the Mini Poodle breed. The Chi-Poo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Chihuahua

There are many theories surrounding the Chihuahua's beginning. It is believed that they originated from Mexico during the times of the Aztecs. The two breeds speculated to be mixed with the Chihuahua are the Techichi & the Chinese Crested. It is also believed that the breed was found in 1850 in the Mexican State of Chihuahua, hense the name of the breed. The Chihuahua was first registered with the AKC in 1904 and grouped as Toy.

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Chihuahua Mix

The Chihuahua mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Chiweenie

The Chiweenie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Dachshund and the Chihuahua breed. The Chiweenie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Chorkie

The Chorkie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Chihuahua and the Yorkie breed. The Chorkie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Chow Chow

This breed originate from China and was used for pulling sleds, hunting and guarding. They are thought to be one of the oldest breeds of dog that are still in existence. The Chinese used the fur for coats and the dogs for food. This breed was brought to the US in the late 19th century. The Chow Chow was first recognized by the AKC in 1903 and was grouped as Non-Sporting.

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Chow Chow Mix

The Chow Chow mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Chug

The Chug is a designer breed created through the cross of the Chihuahua and the Pug breed. The Chug is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Cockalier

The Cockalier is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cocker Spaniel and the Cavalier breed. The Cockalier is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Cockapoo

The Cockapoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cocker Spaniel and the Mini Poodle breed. The Cockapoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Cocker Spaniel

This Cocker Spaniel descended from Spaniels, one of the oldest breeds of dogs. It is believed the Spaniel arrived during Caesar's reign. Spaniels were originally bred for hunting and retrieval. The Cocker Spaniel that we know today began being bred in the United States through selective breeding programs. These programs brought the breed size down and made for a better companion dog. The Cocker Spaniel was first registered with the AKC in 1878 and grouped as Sporting.

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Cocker Spaniel Mix

The Cocker Spaniel mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Collie

The Collie breed originated from Scotland where they were used as a hardworking sheepdog. They are still used today to work/herd animals on farms. The Collie was first registered by the AKC in 1885 and was grouped as Herding.

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Collie Mix

The Collie mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Corgipoo

The Corgipoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Welsh Corgi and the Poodle breed. The Corgipoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Coton de Tulear

The Coton de Tulear developed on the island of Madagascar and is still the island's national dog. The Coton's ancestors were possibly brought to Madagascar in the 16th and 17th centuries aboard pirate ships. The Coton is of the Bichon dog type, linked most closely to the Bichon Tenerife and the Tenerife Terrier. Although still rare, it has enjoyed considerable popularity with the Madagascar upper-class for some years and is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. The Coton de Tulear was officially recognized by the AKC in 2014 and grouped as Toy.

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Dachshund - Miniature

There are some people how believe the Dachshund go as far back as to ancient Egypt, where they believe some engravings are made regarding the Dachshunds. Dachshunds were bred for badger hunting, but there are differences as to when this breed really came about. The AKC believes there were bred in the 15th century and the Dachshund Club of American states it was in the 18th or 19th century. It is unknown where the exact origins are of the Dachshund. This breed was recognized by AKC in 1885 and grouped as Hound.

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Dachshund Mix

The Dachshund mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Dalmatian

There is little known of the origination of the Dalmatian breed but many think that they originated from Greece. These dogs were once used for protection dogs because of their loyalty to their owners. This is also why they became the firehouse dogs! The Dalmatian was breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1888.

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Doberman Pinscher

The Doberman originated in Germany sometime in the early 1800's. It is believed to be created through the following breeds - Pinschers, Greyhounds, Eng Greyhounds, German Shepherds & Rottweilers. It is also believed this breed was first used to help protect tax collectors that had to travel in dangerous areas. The Doberman Pinscher was first registered by the AKC in 1908 and was grouped as Working.

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Doodleman Pinscher

The Doodleman Pinscher is a designer breed created through the cross of the Doberman Pinscher and the Standard Poodle breed. The Doodleman Pinscher is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Dorkie

The Dorkie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Dachshund and the Yorkie breed. The Dorkie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Doxiepoo

The Doxiepoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Dachshund and the Mini Poodle breed. The Doxiepoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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English Bulldog

The Bulldog name came from bull baiting. The Bulldog would try to grab the bull by the nose and pin it to the ground. Eventually this sport was outlawed and the Bulldog was no longer needed for this. The Bulldog was then crossed with a Pug for a shorter, stockier dog with a much shorter muzzle. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1886 and grouped as Non-Sporting.

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English Bulldog Mix

The Bulldog mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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English Mastador

The English Mastador is a designer breed created through the cross of the English Mastiff and the Labrador Retriever breed. The Mastador is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel was developed in the early 16th century & was breed as a gun dog to help flush out and retriever game. The Cocker Spaniel & Springers were once the same breed. They eventually divided the two dogs by their size. The Cockers were to be under 25lbs and the Springers over 40lbs. This breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1927 and grouped as Sporting.

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Eskipoo

The Eskipoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the American Eskimo and the Poodle breed. The Eskipoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Fox Terrier - Toy

This breed was developed in the United States in the 1930's by crossing the Smooth Fox Terrier with various smaller breeds. The goal in doing this was to bring down the size and make this more of a family breed. The Toy Fox Terrier was first registered with the AKC in 2003 and grouped as Toy.

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Foxy Russell

The Foxy Russell is a designer breed created through the cross of the Fox Terrier and the Jack Russell breed. The Foxy Russell is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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French Bulldog

The French Bulldog is believed to have originated in England where the people were trying to make smaller Bulldogs. When the craftsmen moved to France, they took their dogs with them and this is where the dogs were finally named - French Bulldog. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1898 and grouped as Non-Sporting.

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French Bulldog Mix

The French Bulldog mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Frenchton

The Frenchton is a designer breed created through the cross of the Boston Terrier and the French Bulldog breed. The Frenchton is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Frengle

The Frengle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Beagle and the French Bulldog breed. The Frengle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Gerberian Shepsky

The Gerberian Shepsky is a designer breed created through the cross of the German Shepherd and the Siberian Husky. The Gerberian Shepsky is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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German Shepherd

The German Shepherd breed was bred in Germany during the 1800's as a working, herding and military dog. Captain Max Von Stephanitz is often recognized for standardizing the breed as we know it today. The German Shepherd breed was recognized by the AKC in 1908 and was Grouped as Herding.

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German Shepherd Mix

The German Shepherd mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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German Sheprador

The German Sheprador is a designer breed created through the cross of the German Shepherd and the Labrador Retriever. The German Sheprador is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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German Shorthaired Pointer

The German Shorthaired Pointer breed was created for hunting. This breed was produced by crossing the Spanish Pointer with native hounds. They were looking for a dog that would be a good utility dog, had a good nose and was good in both the field and water. The German Shorthaired Pointer was first registered by the AKC in 1930 and was grouped as Sporting.

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Goberian

The Goberian is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Siberian Husky. The Goberian is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Golden Labrador

The Golden Labrador is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Labrador Retriever. The Golden Labrador is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is believed to have originated in Scotland during the 18th century. They were bred to retrieve from water & land because many areas were covered by small lakes, rivers or ponds. The Golden lineage can be traced to the Water Spaniel which was crossed with the early retriever. Golden Retrievers are now one of the most popular breeds in the United States. The Golden Retriever was first recognized by the AKC in 1925 and grouped as Sporting.

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Golden Retriever - English Cream

The Golden Retriever is believed to have originated in Scotland during the 18th century. They were bred to retrieve from water & land because many areas were covered by small lakes, rivers or ponds. The Golden lineage can be traced to the Water Spaniel which was crossed with the early retriever. Golden Retrievers are now one of the most popular breeds in the United States. The Golden Retriever was first recognized by the AKC in 1925 and grouped as Sporting.

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Golden Retriever - Petite

The Petite Golden Retriever is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Cavalier. The Petite Golden Retriever is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Golden Retriever Mix

The Golden Retriever mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Golden Shepherd

The Golden Shepherd is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the German Shepherd. The Golden Shepherd is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Goldendoodle

The Goldendoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Standard Poodle. Also becoming very popular are the 2nd generation Goldendoodles better known as F1b. The F1b Goldendoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic. The Goldendoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Goldendoodle - Miniature

The Miniature Goldendoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Miniature Poodle. Also becoming very popular are the 2nd generation Mini Goldendoodles better known as F1b. The F1b Mini Goldendoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic. The Miniature Goldendoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Goldendoodle - Toy

The Toy Goldendoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the F1b Mini Goldendoodle and the Toy Poodle. The Toy Goldendoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic.

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Goldichon

The Goldichon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Bichon.

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Great Dane

The Great Dane is believed to have dated back as far as 2200 B.C. They are thought to have been used as war Dogs and were developed to hunt boar. It is thought that the breed was created to the extent is today by crossing the mastiffs of south Germany with the Great Danes of north Germany. The Great Dane was first registered by the AKC in 1887 and was grouped as Working.

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Great Pyrenees Mix

The Great Pyrenees mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog lineage can be traced back to the time when Caesar invaded Switzerland. They originally descended from the Mastiff & were often bred with the St Bernard. The breed was brought over to the states in 1967. They were first registered by the AKC in 1985 and were grouped as Working.

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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Mix

The Greater Swiss Mtn Dog mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Havachon

The Havachon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Havanese and the Bichon breed. The Havachon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Havanese

The Havanese originated in Cuba and was created to play with children in the 17th century. Their lineage can be traced to the European Bichon. Breeding of the Havanese in the states began in the early 70's when a family immigrated from Cuba. The Havanese was first registered by the AKC in 1995 and grouped as Toy.

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Havapoo

The Havaapoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Havanese and the Mini Poodle breed. The Havapoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Havashire

The Havashire is a designer breed created through the cross of the Havanese and the Yorkie breed. The Havashire is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Havashu

The Havashu is a designer breed created through the cross of the Shih Tzu and the Havanese breed. The Havashu is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Horgi

The Horgi is a designer breed created through the cross of the Siberian Husky and the Corgi breed.

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Irish Setter

The Irish Setter originated in Ireland in the 1700's. They were originally bred to be hunting dogs. It is believed that they are direct descendants from crossing Irish Water Spaniels, Pointer, Gordon Setters & other Spaniels. This breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1878.

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Irishdoodle

The Irishdoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Irish Setter and the Standard Poodle breed. The Irishdoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Jack Russell Mix

The Jack Russell mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell we know today was first bred by Reverend John Russell. He was a hunting enthusiast who lived from 1795 - 1883. This breed was bred for hunting, especially fox hunts. Much of the Jack Russell heritage can also be linked with the Fox Terrier. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1998 and grouped as Terrier.

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Jack-A-Bee

The Jack-A-Bee is a designer breed created through the cross of the Jack Russell and the Beagle breed. The Jack-A-Bee is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Jackapoo

The Jackapoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Jack Russell and the Mini Poodle breed. The Jackapoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin has many different theories on where and how they came about. Some say that they came from Japan and were given as gifts to the royal family. Others say that they were the ancestors of the Chinese. The Japanese Chin breed was first registered by the AKC in 1888 and Grouped as Toy.

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Jug

The Jug is a designer breed created through the cross of the Jack Russell and the Pug breed. The Jug is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Keeshond

This Keeshond is part of the Spitz family and were originally bred to guard canal boats. They went through a period of neglect and did not become popular again until they were introduced to the United States in the 1920's. This breed was first registered by the AKC in 1930 and was grouped as Non-Sporting.

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Keeshond Mix

The Keeshond mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Lab Mix

The Lab mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Labradoodle

The Labradoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Labrador Retriever and the Standard Poodle more than 10 years ago. Also becoming very popular are the 2nd generation Labradoodles better known as F1b. The F1b Labradoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic. The Labradoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Labradoodle - Miniature

The Miniature Labradoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Labrador Retriever and the Miniature Poodle more than 10 years ago. Also becoming very popular are the 2nd generation Miniature Labradoodles better known as F1b. The F1b Mini Labradoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic. The Miniature Labradoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Labradoodle - Toy

The Toy Labradoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the F1b Mini Labradoodle and the Toy Poodle. The Toy Labradoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic.

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Labrador Retriever - Black

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Labrador Retriever - Charcoal

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Labrador Retriever - Chocolate

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Labrador Retriever - English Cream

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Labrador Retriever - Fox Red

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Labrador Retriever - Silver

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Labrador Retriever - Yellow

The Labrador Retriever originated on the Island of Newfoundland. This breed began from a fishing dog known as the St. John's Dog. In the 19th century this breed began being trained as gun dogs for hunting & retrieving. The popularity of this sporting dog grew throughout the states after World War II and now can be seen in millions of homes. The Lab was first recognized by the AKC in 1917 and grouped as Sporting.

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Lhasapoo

The Lhasapoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Lhasa Apso and the Mini Poodle breed. The Lhasapoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Mal-Shi

The Mal-Shi is a designer breed created through the cross of the Maltese and the Shih Tzu breed. The Mal-Shi is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Maltese

This breed originated in the small island of Malta, off the coast of Italy, and is one of the oldest known dogs. The Maltese is related to the early Spitz dog and the Tibetan Terrier. It's believed that this breed was originally used for rodent control. This breed was brought to England and was favored by royalty. The Maltese breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1888 and grouped as a Toy.

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Maltichon

The Maltichon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Maltese and the Bichon breed. The Maltichon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Maltipom

The Maltipom is a designer breed created through the cross of the Maltese and the Pomeranian breed. The Maltipom is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Maltipoo

The Maltipoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Maltese and the Toy/Mini Poodle breed. The Maltipoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Mastiff - English

The Mastiff breed is thought to be the oldest English breed of dog. They were used in gladiator arenas for fighting with lions, bull baiting & bear baiting. They were later used as a protection dog for peasants. It was documented that this breed came to America in the late 1800's. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1885 and grouped as Working.

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Mastiff - Neapolitan

The Neapolitan Mastiff breed was thought to have been brought to Rome by Alexander the Great. They were bred for fighting and defending. They were also great guard dogs. This breed was only brought to the USA in the 1970's and they were recognized by the AKC in 2001 and grouped as Working.

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Mastiff Mix

The Mastiff mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher, despite the similarity, is not a descendant of the Doberman Pinscher. This breed was developed to chase rats & to be a good barking watch dog. It is believed that their ancestry can be linked to the German Pinscher, Dachshund & Italian Greyhound. The Miniature Pinscher was first recognized by the AKC in 1929 and grouped as Toy.

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Miniature Pinscher Mix

The Miniature Pinscher mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Morkie

The Morkie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Maltese and the Yorkie breed. The Morkie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Morkiepoo

The Morkiepoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Morkie and the Mini Poodle breed.

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Newfoundland

The Newfoundland was originally used as a fishing dog to help haul in nets and to haul carts on land. They also protected the farm and were very loyal to their owners. It is believe they were originated by crossing the Labrador Retriever with the Great Pyrenees and Tibetan Mastiffs. They have the Labrador's excellent swimming instincts. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1886 and grouped as Working.

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Newfoundland Mix

The Newfoundland mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Newfypoo

The Newfypoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Newfoundland and the Standard Poodle breed. The Newfypoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is believed to have originated back in the Viking days. This breed was used for hunting, herding, guarding & watching. The Norwegian Elkhound was first recognized by the AKC in 1930 and grouped as Hound.

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Olde English Bulldogge

The Olde English Bulldogge is a designer breed created through the cross of the English Bulldog and the American Bulldog, Bullmastiff or American Pitbull breed. The Olde English Bulldogge is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Peekapom

The Peekapom is a designer breed created through the cross of the Pekingese and the Pomeranian breed. The Peekapom is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Peke-A-Chon

The Peke-A-Chon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Pekingese and the Bichon breed. The Peke-A-Chon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Pekingese

The Pekingese was treated as royalty and was very sacred in China about 2000 years ago. They were little Lions and were sought after. In 1860 the British overtook the Chinese Imperial Palace. Chinese Imperial Guards were ordered to kill the little dogs to prevent them from falling into the hands of the "foreign devils." Five of the Pekingese survived and were given to Queen Victoria. It was from these five dogs that the modern day Pekingese descended. The Pekingese breed was first registered by the AKC in 1915 and Grouped as Toy.

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Pekingese Mix

The Pekingese mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

It is believed the Welsh Corgi ancestry can be traced back to the early 1100's. They were originally bred for herding sheep & cattle. It is also believed their ancestry can be linked to the Skipperkes, Samoyed, Keeshond, Chow Chow, Pomeranian & Norwegian Elkhound breeds. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1934 and grouped as Herding.

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Pit Bull Terrier - American

The American Pit Bull Terrier was created by mixing different Bulldog & Terrier breeds in the 1800's. They were bred to be fighting dogs. Once Bull baiting was banned, they were no longer bred for fighting. This breed is similar to the American Staffordshire Terrier, some registries will register them as the same breed. The AKC does not recognize this breed.

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Pomapoo

The Pomapoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Pomeranian and the Mini Poodle breed. The Pomapoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Pomchi

The Pomchi is a designer breed created through the cross of the Pomeranian and the Chihuahua breed. The Pomchi is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Pomeranian

The Pomeranian can be traced back to the Spitz Sled dog. This breed originated in Greenland and Lapland and were important to Europe through Pomerania. Over years this breed was bred down to the size we know today. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1888 and grouped as Toy.

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Pomeranian Mix

The Pomeranian mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Pomsky

The Pomsky is a designer breed created through the cross of the Pomeranian and the Siberian Husky breed. The Pomsky is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Pomsky Mix

The Pomsky mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Poo-Shi

The Poo-Shi is a designer breed created through the cross of the Shiba Inu and the Poodle breed. The Poo-Shi is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Poochin

The Poochin is a designer breed created through the cross of the Japanese Chin & the Poodle breed. The Poochin is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Poodle - Mini

The Miniature Poodle's history can be traced back with the Standard Poodle. The Mini Poodle is just the smaller version. The Poodle was originated in German & Russia during the 16th century but was bred down in size in France. The Mini Poodle was created for more of a companion dog. The Miniature Poodle was recognized with the AKC in 1887 and grouped as Non-Sporting.

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Poodle - Standard

It is believed that the Poodle was first bred as a water retrieval and hunting dog during the 16th century in Germany. Some also believe they are related to the Portugese Water Dog. The Poodle also served as a hunting & retrieval dog in France. The Standard Poodle was first registered by the AKC in 1887 and was Grouped as Non-Sporting.

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Poodle - Toy

The Toy Poodle's history can be traced back with the Standard Poodle. The Toy Poodle is just the smaller version. The Poodle was originated in German & Russia during the 16th century but was bred down in size in France. The Toy Poodle was created for more of a companion dog. The Toy Poodle was recognized with the AKC in 1887 and grouped as Toy.

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Poodle Mix

The Poodle mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Portuguese Water Dog

The Portuguese Water Dog originates from Portugal. They are excellent swimmers so were used along side the fishermen for hundreds of years. The dogs would herd & catch fish, retriever things that fell into the water and even carried messages from 1 ship to the next. The first pair of Portuguese Water Dogs was imported to the United States in 1958. They were first recognized by the AKC in 1983 and Grouped as Sporting.

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Portuguese Water Dog Mix

The Portuguese Water Dog mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Presa Canario

The Presa Canario is thought to be a cross between the Naive breed and the Mastiff. It was developed on the Canary Islands as a farm dog. This breed was created to catch unruly cattle and wild boars. They protected the livestock from from wild predators. This breed still can not be registered by the AKC.

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Pug

Their bloodlines can be traced to China during the Shang dynasty. Most experts believe the Pug was a predecessor of the Pekingese. Others believe they were descended from a Bulldog or small Mastiff. Pugs were first bred to provide pets to the Buddhist monasteries in Tibet. They appeared in many paintings during this era. The Pug breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and grouped as Toy.

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Pug Mix

The Pug mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Puggle

The Puggle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Beagle and the Pug breed. The Puggle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Redbone Coonhound Mix

The Redbone Coonhound mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Rottweiler

The Rottweiler is considered one of the oldest herding breeds. This Rottweilers lineage dates back to the Roman Empire. Most historians believe this breed descended from drover dogs used by the Romans to herd livestock. Over centuries the Rottweiler has been used as ambulance, messanger, guard & Police dogs. The Rottweiler breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1931 and grouped as Working.

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Rottweiler - Miniature

The Miniature Rottweiler is a designer breed created through the cross of the Miniature Pinscher, Pug & Rottweilers breeds.

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Rottweiler Mix

The Rottweiler mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Saint Bernard

It is believed that the Saint Bernard was bred by crossing the Tibetan Mastiff with the Greater Swiss Mtn Dog, Great Pyrenees or the Great Dane. The breed used to be a rescue dog for travelers crossing from Switzerland to Italy. The Saint Bernard was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and was grouped as Working.

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Samoyed

The Samoyed breed was named after a tribe of hunters & fisherman who lived in Siberia. They were used as a guard dog and had the responsibility of herding the reindeer. They do not have hunting abilities or urges which made them a good choice for this job. The Samoyed was first registered by the AKC in 1906 and was grouped as Working.

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Samoyed Mix

The Samoyed mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Schnauzer - Mini

This breed was created by mixing the Standard Schnauzer with other small breeds such as the Affenpinschers and possibly the poodle. They were used for guarding children, being a watchdog and guarding flocks. This breed was brought to American in 1925. The AKC gave the Miniature Schnauzer was given full acceptance in 1926 and was grouped in terrier.

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Schnauzer Mix

The Mini Schnauzer mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Schnoodle

The Schnoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Schnauzer and the Mini Poodle breed. The Schnoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Sheltidoodle - Mini

The Mini Sheltidoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Shetland Sheepdog and the Mini Poodle. The Mini Sheltidoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Shepadoodle

The Shepadoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the German Shepherd and the Standard Poodle. The Shepadoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Shepadoodle - Mini

The Mini Shepadoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the German Shepherd and the Mini Poodle. The Shepadoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdog breed originated on the Shetland Islands just off of the coast of Scotland. This breed was used to herd sheep flocks in the Shetlands. They are still used today to work/herd animals on farms. The Sheltie was first registered by the AKC in 1911 and was grouped as Herding.

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Shiba Inu

It is believed that the Shiba Inu is the oldest native Japanese dog. They were originally used for hunting back in the third century B.C. They are now bred for pets in Japan and the United States. The Shina Inu was first recognized by the AKC in 1997 and was grouped as Non-Sporting.

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Shiba Inu Mix

The Shiba Inu mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Shichon

The Shichon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Shih Tzu & the Bichon breed. The Shichon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) as a Zuchon and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is one of the most ancient of dog breeds. It is believed that their roots began in China & Tibet with the cross of Pekingese and Lhasa Apso. They have been seen in paintings that date back to the 16th century. The Shih Tzu breed was first registered by the AKC in 1969 and Grouped as Toy.

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Shih Tzu Mix

The Shih Tzu Mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Shihpoo

The Shihpoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Shih Tzu & the Poodle breed. The Shihpoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Shorkie

The Shorkie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Shih Tzu and the Yorkshire Terrier breed. The Shorkie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky was bred to pull sleds, herd reindeer and to be a watch dog for the Chukchi Tribe in Siberia. They can withstand the cold, have a great stamina and are happy to work. They were then brought to Alaska for arctic races. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1930 and grouped as Working.

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Siberian Husky-Poo

The Siberpoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Siberian Husky and the Poodle. The Siberpoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Snorkie

The Snorkie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Schnauzer and the Yorkie breed. The Snorkie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is a breed that they are not sure where it originated from. This breed has existed in Ireland for many centuries but that is as much as we know. This breed was used to guard the farm and it's animals. This breed came to the United States in the 1940's. The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier was first registered by the AKC in 1973 and was grouped as Terrier.

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Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Mix

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Springerdoodle

The Springerdoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the English Springer Spaniel and the Poodle. The Springerdoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff breed was developed when they were isolated in the Himalayan Mountains in Tibet. They were used to guard property. They were taught to be aggressive so they could protect families. They came out of isolation in the 1800's when Queen Victoria was given one. The British then began to breed them. It was documented that this breed came to America in the late 1970's. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 2006 and grouped as Working.

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Vizsla

The Vizsla breed originates from Hungary and were bred by the Magyar tribe for hunting, Companion dogs of the early warlords and barons, Vizsla blood was preserved pure for centuries by the land-owning aristocracy who guarded them jealously and continued to develop the hunting ability of these "yellow-pointers". The Vizsla started arriving in the United States at the close of World War II. As interest in and devotion to the breed began to increase, owners formed the Vizsla Club of America in order to gain AKC recognition. The Vizsla was first recognized by the AKC in 1960 and grouped as Sporting.

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Weimaraner

The Weimaraner breed is thought to have been bred purposely by the Grand Duke Karl August of Weimer for a hunting dog. The Germans were known for their developing of wonderful hunting dogs and the Weimaraner was proof of it. This dog is thought to be a biological ancestor of the Vizsla. The Weimaraner came to the US after World War II but did not become popular until the 1950's. This breed was first registered by the AKC in 1943 and was grouped as Sporting.

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Welsh Corgi Mix

The Welsh Corgi mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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West Highland Terrier

The West Highland Terrier breed originated in Scotland over 300 years ago. This breed was originally bred to hunt fox & badger and were designed to be white so the hunter would not accidentally shoot the dog. This breed was classified as the West Highland Terrier in 1904. The Westie was first registered by the AKC in 1908 and was grouped as Terrier.

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Westiepoo

The Westiepoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the WEst Highland Terrier and the Poodle breed. The Westiepoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Whoodle - Mini

The Mini Whoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Soft coated Wheaten Terrier and the Mini Poodle breed. The Mini Whoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Yorkie Mix

The Yorkie mix can have multiple purebred or mixed breed lineage. One way to determine the ancestry of your mixed breed is through a DNA test. Though DNA testing has become more readily available, it is still met with much skepticism on its accuracy.

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Yorkie Pom

The Yorkiepom is a designer breed created through the cross of the Yorkshire Terrier and the Pomeranian breed. The Yorkiepom is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Yorkie Russell

The Yorkie Russell is a designer breed created through the cross of the Jack Russell and the Yorkshire Terrier breed. The Yorkie Russell is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Yorkiechon

The Yorkiechon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Yorkshire Terrier & the Bichon Frise breed. The Yorkiechon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) as a Yo-Chon. This designer breed can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Yorkiepoo

The Yorkiepoo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Yorkshire Terrier and the Poodle breed. The Yorkiepoo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

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Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier originated in the rugged region of Yorkshire England. This breed was developed in the 19th century to help control rats in early clothing mills. Their lineage can be accredited from the cross of three different breeds: Waterside Terrier, Paisley Terrier and Manchester Terrier. The Yorkshire Terrier was first recognized by the AKC in 1936 and Grouped as Toy.

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