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Saturday, 18 April 2015

Most Popular Dog Breeds in the World : Top Ten

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Most of us are fond of keeping a pet in our homes and insist our parents to allow us to do so. There are many different types of dog breeds andit should be given due consideration that the dog becomes part of your family. Some dogs are very loyal in relationships and some are more playful. It’s your type configuration for your family. Sometimes you need a dog to protect the goal and sometimes it’s like your children to get you to buy a dog more playful in nature and harmless.

Let us move on to the top 10 list to see which dog best suites your family.

10. Pugs

Other names that are Chinese pug dog, Dutch Bulldog, Dutch Mastiff, Mastiff Mini and his country of origin is China. The pug is a “toy” (very small) breed of dog with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. The breed has a fine, glossy coat that comes in a variety of colors, and a compact square body with well-developed muscle. They are of Chinese origin, but became popular in Western Europe by the Dutch House of Orange and the House of Stuart England, Ireland and Scotland.

9. Poodles

The Poodle is a breed of dog. The Standard Poodle is regarded as the second most intelligent breed of dog after the Border Collie, and before the German Shepherd Dog.This is a multi-talented dog who is proficient in the sport as many dog ​​agility, obedience, tracking and even herding. Poodles have won first place in the design exhibitions, including “Best in Show” at Westminster Dog Show Kennel Club in 1991 and 2002, the World Dog Show 2007 and 2010.

8. Shih Tzu

This breed of dog that weighs about 4 to 7.25 kg (8.8 to 16.0 pounds) and a long silky hair that adds to its beauty. They are also very friendly with adults and youth.

7. Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever is a breed of dog of medium size. They were historically developed as gundogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties. They are friendly, well mannered, intelligent dogs with great charm. They are easy to train, and always patient and gentle with children. Lovely, dedicated and confident, are a popular family dog.

6. Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England to catch rats in clothing mills. The defining features of the breed are its size, 3 pounds (1.4 kg) to 7 pounds (3.2 kg), and its silky blue and tan coat. Some of the nicknames of this breed are Yorkie, Walking Jewel, Yorkshire Terror and the country of origin of this breed is England.

5. Boxers

The nicknames for this breed are German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer, German Bulldog and they are large-sized, short-haired dogs. They come from Germany and some of the characteristics of the boxers is that they have wide, short skull, and a square muzzle, jaws very strong and a powerful bite ideal for hanging on large prey. In 1985, Boxer has been exposed to a dog show for St. Bernards at Munich.

4. Dachshunds

The Dachshund is a short-legged breed of dog with long body belonging to the hound family. The standard size Dachshund was bred to the scent, chase, and flush badgers and other animals living digging, while miniature Dachshund was developed for hunting small prey such as rabbits. In the American West, they were also used to hunt prairie dogs.

3. Beagles.

The Beagle is a breed of small to medium-sized dog. The country of origin of this breed is Great Britain and they are the member of the hound group. Beagles are primarily scent hounds and they serve the purpose to track hare, rabbit, and other game. Due to their good sense of smell, they are also of great importance as detection dogs for prohibited agricultural imports and foodstuffs in quarantine around the world. They are in beautiful color combinations such as Tricolour or white in combination with red, lemon, or orange. One interesting fact about Beagles is that Snoopy of the comic strip Peanuts has been promoted as “the world’s most famous beagle”.

2. Labrador Retrievers

There are two types of Labradors, the English Labrador and the American Labrador. The English bred lab comes from English bred stock. Their general appearance is different. The English bred labs are heavier, thicker and blockier. The American bred Lab comes from American bred stock and is tall and lanky. The double coat is smooth and does not have any waves. Coat colors come in solid black, yellow, or chocolate. The weight of male is 27–60 kg (60–130 lb) and female is 25–42 kg (55–93 lb). Similarly, the height of male is 56–63 cm (22–25 in) and that of female is 54–60 cm (21–24 in).

1. German shepherd

The German Shepherd also known as an Alsatian or German Shepherd is just a breed of large dog that originated in German. Their life span is about 9.7 years and it is a relatively new breed of dog, with its origin dating to 1899. It is a large-sized dog and is particularly useful for herding and guarding sheep. As the German shepherd is strong, intelligent and can be shaped into a well-trained dog, so owing to these features it is often employed in police and military roles around the world. They can be equally friendly with your kids and are a nice option to keep at home.

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