Dog Breeds

Seven Types of Dog Breeds and Their Characteristics

There are about 190 types of dog breeds across the world. Each breed of fogs have its own characteristics, habits, and functions and all breed are different from each other. Some breeds of dogs are of strong characteristic and they are used during hunting and for the protection of the owner’s family and properties while some dogs are just for having a companion, they are small in size and playful but not good at protecting your family or properties. These types of dogs are termed toy dogs or cuddling dogs. Here we will discuss about seven types of dig breeds and their characteristics.

  1.  Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terrier is small to medium-sized terrier and it helped people in fox hunting in England during medieval times. Its looks boast of white-bodied and smooth, rough or broken-coated and it’s available in various colours. This breed of dog originated in Britain around two hundred years ago. These gods are lively, independent, and quite smart along with being charming and affectionate. But it’s not easy to train and manages and only experienced owners can handle them

  1. Brussels Grifon

Brusells Grifon also known as Brussels Griffon is a breed of toy dog, and it got the name because of the city of origins, Belgium.

Brusells Grifons are toy dogs that are very affectionate to their owners and smart, devoted, and comically self-important. Since they are toy dogs, they become quite close to children also and love to play with them. In size, they are quite small and their weight mostly is 12 pounds. One of its main specialties is that its eyes are big which are like humans. Brussell Grifons come in colours like red, black-and-reddish-brown (called Belge), black, and tan.

  1. Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Anatolian shepherd dogs are large-sized and it’s ferocious also and that is why they are mostly used to protect cattle and protect them from predators. That’s why they got the name Anatolian Shepherd DOG. Along with being strings and protective, they are quite loyal to their owners. They are quite large-sized and their length is between 27 and 29 inches from the shoulder and weigh 150 pounds. Because of its copiously muscled but agile afoot, these dogs can fight off predators and can walk in harsh terrain.

  1. Keeshond

The Keeshond is a medium-sized dog and it has got a thick two-layer coat of silver and black fur to eeping them warm during the winters. They also have ruff and a curled tail. Keeshond originated from Holland, and it shared its ancestry with German spitzes like Großspitz, Mittelspitz, Kleinspitz, Zwergspitz, or Pomeranian. These dogs are very playful and affectionate and it’s ideal to be kept as a pets in your household. Unlike most other breeds of dogs, it can be easily trained. They are nuisance barkers, but they will bark as a warning that a stranger is near.

  1. Rottweiler

Despite being ferocious dogs, Rottweilers are very good pet dogs as they are very loyal to their family, as they are loyal, loving, and protective towards their owners. Their size varies from medium to large It is a breed of great strength as they are descendent from the mastiffs of the Roman legions. Rottweiler is a tender playmate and is quite protective of their owners. It observes the outside world with a self-assured aloofness. An average Rottweiler’s length is from 24 to 27 muscular inches at the shoulder; the female dogs are a little bit low in height and weight They are world-class guardians present to outsiders belies the playfulness, and downright silliness, that endear this dog to their loved ones

  1. Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is courageous, dependable, full of energy, and a tremendously loyal companion for its owners. They may be wary of strangers and can even bark at them , but they make for great family pets. These dogs have a very easy temperament. Norwegian Elkhounds are not aggressive or domineering, and they usually get along with people who are friendly to them.

  1. Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise is very cute cuddling or toy dog. They are very small in size but it’s quite beautiful and grabs the attention of people easily. Bichon Frises are full of fun and very cheerful dogs and these reasons make them very good companions. They have a fluffy white coat and they don’t feel comfortable during summers, so good care shall be taken during hot sun scorching summer days. Earlier they were used as performing dogs for circus shows. At present, Bichons make for great family dogs which are comfortable living with their owners and can adjust anywhere quite simply.

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