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Dog breeds

10 min 77


The Affenpinscher is one of the oldest dog breeds in Germany. Although it is very small, it should not be underestimated.

10 min 67

Afghan hound

For thousands of years, these fascinating four-legged friends have been considered a treasure in their original homeland, Afghanistan. Even today, the long-haired runners are special to many dog ​​lovers around the world.

11 min 115

Airedale Terrier

The "King of Terriers", as the Airedale Terrier is sometimes called, is one of the oldest and most versatile working dog breeds in the world. Today the medium-sized pedigree dog with the unmistakable appearance and the spirited and friendly character is a popular family dog.

10 min 251

Akita Inu

The proud and headstrong Akita with the large, powerful stature is a natural monument in his home country Japan. Originally bred as a hunting dog, today it is only suitable to a limited extent as a companion dog.

9 min 93

Alaskan Malamute

Most dog lovers recognize it at first glance: The Alaskan Malamute, also affectionately called "Mali" or "Mally" by its fans, is one of the sled dog breeds of the icy north. Like the Siberian Husky, this breed has now found numerous followers in more moderate climates. But this enduring four-legged friend places very special demands on its owners.

8 min 132


The Alopekis is an extremely charming dog that appears in many variations on the outside. Outside of his native Greece, however, he is hardly known. We want to change that and introduce you to the balanced and family-friendly Greek in our portrait.

11 min 163

Old German Shepherd Dog

Strictly speaking, the “Old German Shepherd Dog” does not exist at all - at least not as an independent breed recognized by the FCI. In general, the term long-haired or long-haired German Shepherd Dogs. Regardless of these circumstances, the pretty German shepherd variant with the bushy hair and the loyal, friendly nature is extremely popular and in great demand as a family and companion dog.

10 min 194

American Akita

The American Akita developed after the end of World War II, when US soldiers took Japanese Akita back home with them and established their own independent breed there. Compared to its Japanese relatives, the American Akita is considered to be significantly larger and stronger. However, he has retained the hunting instinct of his Japanese ancestors to this day.

10 min 90

American Bulldog

The American Bulldog. In the wrong hands, this four-legged friend is a status symbol for people who like to pose with handsome, sharp dogs. Correctly, however, this four-legged friend, which is not recognized as an independent breed by the FCI, is a philanthropic dog that can live well in a sporty family.

7 min 161

American Bully

Hard shell soft core. This phrase describes the American Bully very appropriately. We introduce the four-legged friend, which is rarely found in Europe.

10 min 19

American Cocker Spaniel

In the USA the American Cocker Spaniel is one of the most popular dogs - in Europe it is (still) an insider tip for everyone who is looking for a friendly four-legged friend with the special charm of a (former) hunter.

11 min 18

American Foxhound

A gentle look, floppy ears, smooth, easy-care fur and a medium size: to many laypeople, an American Foxhound looks like the ideal companion for every dog ​​lover, from retirees to families with children. However, the original hunting dog has a mind of its own and has high standards, which fans of the breed should find out about carefully before purchasing. In the following you will get some insights into the breed, which is almost unknown in Europe.

9 min 97

American Pit Bull Terrier

Although some dogs of a similar stature are called "Pit Pull" colloquially, only the American Pit Bull Terrier officially bears the name - and only in the USA, because European clubs do not recognize the breed as independent. Most of the "Pit Bulls" found in Europe are American Staffordshire Terriers or mixed breeds. What all pit pulls have in common, however, is that they have a bad reputation as a "fighting dog".

11 min 102

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier, also known as Amstaff for short, polarizes like no other breed. In some countries it is considered a dangerous attack dog, in others it is valued as a "nanny dog". This shows once again that the reason for aggressive dogs is often to be found at the other end of the leash. The breed deserves an open-minded look instead. Because behind the many prejudices there is a clever, dynamic and always loyal companion.

9 min 14

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel, this sporty four-legged friend from the American Midwest, is not only to be found in Europe, but also in its homeland. It is a reliable and versatile companion for hunters with family connections.

11 min 87

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

The powerful and defensive giant has a very peaceful and calm nature. As a guard dog, however, he is used to acting independently, which can quickly become a problem if kept incorrectly. An Anatolian Shepherd Dog, to which the FCI counts four different strokes, therefore only belongs in the hands of an experienced dog handler.

10 min 291

Appenzell Mountain dog

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is not for couch potatoes: The pedigree dog from the Appenzeller Land, which was bred as a farmer and herding dog, is a bundle of energy through and through. With a sporty owner who offers him enough exercise, the barking nature boy also feels at home in the role of the family dog.

9 min 49

Australian Cattle Dog

This cattle dog from the fifth continent also enjoys numerous fans in Europe. No wonder: the Australian Cattle Dog is not only a colorful feast for the eyes, but also brings sportsmanship and a unique character. Potential owners should like to move around and appreciate the independence of this breed.

6 min 95

Australian kelpie

Sporty, intelligent and sensitive - with the description of its character traits, the Australian Kelpie would certainly have the best chance of success in a dating agency. The Australian herding dog is primarily passionate about working with sheep.

11 min 422

Australian Shepherd

Once bred for herding, the medium-sized, handsome Australian Shepherd needs demanding and varied activities that are physically and mentally stimulating.

9 min 13

Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog is a sturdy, medium-sized dog with a natural stump tail. As a working and herding dog, he absolutely needs a job in order to be physically and mentally busy.

9 min 24


Once a loyal companion of nomadic tribes, the elegant Azawakh has developed more and more into a popular greyhound over the last few decades, which can also be found regularly in Europe.

6 min 30


The term "Bandog" can have different meanings, but does not represent a recognized breed. In the following we explain which dog can be meant when someone speaks of a "bandog".

10 min 70


Good-natured, clever and always ready for shared adventures: a barbet combines many positive traits that make it the ideal companion dog. However, dog lovers should not underestimate the fact that they need a lot of varied activities to be balanced.

10 min 40


The noble, large greyhound from Russia, whose breed name "Borzoi" is derived from the Russian word for "fast", is one of the oldest dog breeds and the fastest land animals in the world. If he is allowed to run freely, the energetic thoroughbred hunter shows himself to be a calm and affectionate family dog.

10 min 94


The Basenji not only attracts attention with its elegant appearance, but also leaves a lasting impression with its cheerful nature. It is a dog for advanced dog owners who are happy to have a companion with a mind of their own.

11 min 55

Basset Hound

The sad basset look is deceptive: Most basset hounds, or “bassets” for short, are little cheerful natures - and infect with their good mood! A basset hound running with floppy ears will put a smile on the face of every animal lover in no time. Here you will learn the most important things about the short-legged hunting breed, which is a loyal companion to numerous families today.

9 min 231


The Beagle's short legs can be deceiving - this medium-sized breed of dog will keep you moving and is always good for surprises! The friendly dogs are active, fearless and quite clever.

8 min 133

Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie lovers agree: “If you don't know this breed of dog, you have to experience it!” And whoever has once experienced how a Bearded Collie with fluttering fur rushes happily across meadows, with what energy and joy it romps around and how attentive and attentive it is if he is at the same time vigilant for the wishes of his owner, he must simply fall for this original dog breed with its unmistakable charm.

11 min 155


The robust Beauceron with the short, dense coat needs an experienced dog owner, who trains him with a lot of love and consistency, due to his self-confidence and his dominant nature.

9 min 32

Bedlington Terrier

Visually, it is reminiscent of a sheep, but under the fluffy look of the Bedlington Terrier there is a clever hunter who has it as a fist behind his lop ears in the woods and fields. In their home, owners can look forward to an affectionate and patient four-legged friend. The Bedlington Terrier is a dog for people who like a robust character.

11 min 226

Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois)

The elegant and sophisticated Belgian Shepherd Dog is available in four different varieties, which differ greatly in appearance. What they have in common is their enormous urge to be active and busy, which requires a lot of time and experience on the part of the owner.

8 min 37

Bergamasque Shepherd Dog

The rugged and well-proportioned Bergamasque Shepherd Dog with the matted villi is medium-sized and is characterized by a particularly close bond with its people.