The Tibetan Mastiff truly is a gentle giant. A wonderful watch and guard dog, the Tibetan Mastiff loves his people, making him a fantastic family dog.
The Czechoslovakian Vlcak or Czech Wolf Dog is a new breed of dog first bred as a military attack dog. It looks more like a wolf than it does a dog.
Originating in England as rat and small vermin hunters, the cuddly Yorkshire Terrier has become a go-to lap dog. A feisty breed, the Yorkie loves attention.
Some people think that the Pug is related to the Bulldog, and given the physical similarities between the two, it's hard to debate that.
The Gordon Setter can be an ideal companion even if you don't have any birds for it to sniff out - it is friendly, energetic, and respond well to training.
Don't let their curly, clown-like appearance fool you. The Lagotto Romagnolo has a rich history behind it and is one of Italy's oldest known dog breeds.
The gorgeous Mauxie leaves no one indifferent. This popular designer dog breed was created by crossing the short-legged Dachshund with the fluffy Maltese.
Named for its unique form of vocalization, the New Guinea Singing Dog is able to vary the pitch of their howl in combination with various yips and whines.
The Polish Tatra Sheepdog was developed as a mountain herding breed which means that it has a independent nature and a strong will.
The Flandoodle is a cross between a purebred Bouvier des Flandres and Poodle. They are loving, gentle, and extremely faithful and protective.
A small dog with a big personality, the Norfolk Terrier is out to charm anyone who crosses his path. Playful, affectionate, bold, inquisitive and friendly.
Like the Pug, another Asian-originated breed, the Japanese Chin has a history that predates many of the breeds we'd consider to be classic today.
A true lapdog, the English Toy Spaniel is dedicated to becoming the world's best couch potato. They love being spoiled and living in the lap of luxury.
An excellent watch and herding dog, the Texas Heeler is a hybrid breed resulting from the crossing an Australian Cattle Dog and Australian Shepherd Dog.
The Pyrador is a designer breed that blends the loving personality of the Labrador Retriever with the strong, protective traits of the Great Pyrenees.
A designer dog breed, the Saint Berdoodle does well with other dogs and family pets and his social nature means he loves to be the center of attention.
Few people in the U.S. have heard of the Thai Ridgeback, let alone seen one. It is a favored companion of those needing a loyal companion and watchdog.
The Italian Greyhound is gentle, reserved, sensitive, and are often timid with strangers. A devoted and loyal companion, it is wonderful with children.
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a distinctive breed, thanks to the poof ball on the top of his head. The Dandie is ideal for both urban and country living.
A French Bullhuahua is a mix between two purebred dogs: a French Bulldog and a Chihuahua. These are sassy, energetic small dogs that do great in apartments.
A rare designer dog breed, the charming Yorwich is a mix of purebred terriers. The breed was developed by breeding Yorkshire Terriers to Norwich Terriers.
The Beardoodle is a fun combination of the smart Poodle and the stubborn Bearded Collie. A great family dog who loves to play and hang out with his people.
The Bloodhound has a personality that is among the best in the world of dogs and makes for a loyal house pet, a friendly companion, and a great friend.
The Bullmatian is a cross between a purebred Bulldog and Dalmatian. These dogs are friendly and charming, as well as affectionate and social.
A great pet for families and outdoors lovers, the Black and Tan Coonhound may be the perfect fit for your household. This dog is calm, relaxed and loving.
While they are non-aggressive, the Miniature Boxer is devoted to their families and can prove to be an able guardian if they feel their pack is threatened.
Imagine a small white dog with a thick white coat and a fluffy tail - that is the image of a Japanese Spitz. These little dogs are the ideal companion pet.
The Yorkie Apso is a rare but popular designer dog. Their mom is a purebred Lhasa Apso and their dad is a purebred Yorkshire Terrier.
One glance at the Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog is all it takes to know that this breed was developed for herding and guarding livestock.
Known for its intelligence, versatility and loyalty to its owners, the Kerry Blue Terrier loves to spend his time hunting, chasing and exploring.
A small breed boasting a regal look, the Basenji is known as the barkless dog. It belongs in the hound group, but exhibits many terrier-like behaviors.
Also known as a Poochon or Bichon Poodle, the Bichpoo is a mix of a Bichon Frise and a Toy (or Miniature) poodle. He has a small but sturdy stature.
The Aki-Poo brings together the eager-to-please the Poodle and the protective the Akita. A protective dog that is known to be playful and affectionate.
The adorable ChiChon brings together the spirited Chihuahua and the playful Bichon Frise. A great dog for first-time dog owners.
Of all the terriers, there may be none that so embody what we imagine this type of dog to be than an Airedale Terrier. They are known as quick learners.
He may be small, but don't be fooled - the alert Tibetan Spaniel will stand on guard and let you know if a stranger is getting too close to your home.
A gentle giant that loves kids, the Irish Wolfoodle brings the friendly nature of the Irish Wolfhound together with the playful Standard Poodle.
A multi-functional dog, the Pumi is often used as a sheepdog, guard and hunting dog. He fits in to a family setting and makes a wonderful companion.
Engatzu Spaniel is a hybrid breed, with two purebred parents: English Toy Spaniel and Shih Tzu. Read on to find out more about these rare designer dogs!
A cross between a Chihuahua and Dachshund, the Chiweenie is one cute pooch. Long and small, this adorable hybrid is picking up in popularity.
The Doxiemo was was created by crossing the fluffy American Eskimo Dog with the charming Dachshund. Read on to learn more about this adorable designer dog!
The Bordernese is a cross between a purebred Border Collie and Bernese Mountain Dog. This is a popular breed because of its fantastic personality.
The Hortaya Borzaya has a familiar look similar to that of a Greyhound. With long legs and lithe body, these dogs are built for speed.
The Golden Mountain Dog is a cross between a purebred Golden Retriever and Bernese Mountain Dog. A loving, affectionate breed.
The oldest of the designer dogs, the Cockapoo is a sweet and loving companion. He is accepting of strangers as well as other new animals, and loves people.
A popular designer dog, the Mal-Shi is an adorable little dog that is ideal for a variety of lifestyles. This hybrid dog is easy-to-train and a delight.
Like many sled dog breeds, the Canadian Eskimo Dog has a powerful build and a thick coat. This is a highly active dog, so he needs more than a daily walk.
The Landseer Newfoundland is a black and white color variant of the Newfoundland breed. He is a sweet and gentle dog that makes an excellent family pet.
The Scotch Collie is more commonly known as the Rough Collie or Smooth Collie. This breed also makes a wonderful family pet.
The Barbet is a medium-sized breed of French water dog, known for its dense curly coat. A generally friendly and fun-loving breed, a great family pet.
The Springerdoodle is a cross between a purebred English Springer Spaniel and Poodle. It's such a beloved breed because it has an outstanding personality.
The friendly, playful Soft Coated Golden brings the sweet-natured Golden Retriever together with the fun-loving Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier.
The Pootalian is a cross between a purebred Poodle and Italian Greyhound. They are known for their intelligence, alertness, and loyal personality.
Often mistaken for an oversized Beagle or an undersized Foxhound, the Harrier's regal stature and expressive eyes set him apart from the rest of the hounds.
The Lab Pei is a mix of Labrador Retriever and Chinese Shar-Pei. He makes a wonderful addition to any family, getting along well with children and pets.
The name Can de Palleiro translates literally to "haystack dog" and this breed is extremely rare. This dog is known for his protective instincts.
A happy and loving companion, the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is also an all-purpose hunting dog, so he needs lots of activity.
The Segugio Italiano, an intelligent and trainable pooch, is an Italian scenthound and one of the most popular breeds in its homeland.
The Slovakian Wirehaired Pointing Dog has a noble appearance and he is generally very even-tempered. Used for hunting small and large prey.