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Any member of the family Canidae of the order Carnivora. Includes the domestic dog, Canis familiaris, many wild dogs, foxes, fennecs, jackals and wolves.

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The Whippet is a medium-size dog in the Sighthound family. They are slender, swift, short-haired and usually raised for racing in England. Physically similar to a small Greyhound, their popularity ...


Animals; Dogs

Any of several breeds of dogs that are small or medium size, with short legs, a long silky coat, and long drooping ears.


Animals; Dogs

Mugly is an 8-year-old Chinese crested dog and the winner of the 2012 World's Ugliest Dog contest. Armed with his oddly placed whiskers, irregularly shaped ears and scattered teeth, Mugly beat out 28 ...

Rhodesian ridgeback

Animals; Dogs

The Rhodesian ridgeback is a dog breed that hails from Southern Africa. Also known as the African Lion Dog, they were originally bred to hunt lions. Tall and muscular, Rhodesian ridgebacks are ...

Karakachan Dog

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The Karakachan is a breed of dog that originated in Bulgaria as a mountain livestock guardian dog. Other names are Karakachan Shepherd and Thracian Mollos. The dog is named after the Karakachans, ...

Berger Picard

Animals; Dogs

The Berger Picard or Picardy Shepherd is a French breed of dog of the herding group of breeds. These dogs nearly became extinct after both World War I and World War II and remain a rare breed to this ...

Airedale Terrier

Animals; Dogs

The Airedale Terrier (often shortened to "Airedale") is a breed of the terrier type that originated in Airedale, a geographic area in Yorkshire, England. It is traditionally called the "King of ...

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