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Dogs

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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Akbash

Animals; Dogs

The Akbash dog (from Turkish: Akbaş, literally "white head") is native to western Turkey in the region known as the Akbaş, and it is primarily used as a livestock guardian dog.

Akita Inu

Animals; Dogs

The Akita Inu is a Japanese breed of large dog. Named for Akita Prefecture, where it is thought to have originated, it is sometimes called the Akita-ken based on the Sino-Japanese reading of the same ...

affenpinscher

Animals; Dogs

A breed of toy dog originating in Germany with tall withers and a rough coat that is longer near the head and shoulders and shorter on the back and hind quarters.

Afghan Hound

Animals; Dogs

Distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end, the breed acquired its unique features in the cold mountains of Afghanistan, where it was originally used to ...

Africanis

Animals; Dogs

The Africanis is a group of South African dogs not recognized as a breed. It is believed to be of ancient origin, directly descended from hounds and pariah dogs of ancient Africa, introduced into the ...

Aidi

Animals; Dogs

The Aidi or Chien de l'Atlas is a Moroccan dog breed used as a flock guard, protecting herds of sheep and goats. It also possesses hunting capabilities and good scenting ability. In its native ...

Belgian Shepherd Dog

Animals; Dogs

The Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) is recognized by all major kennel clubs. In the United States it is recognized under the name Belgian Sheepdog.

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