- Coton de Tulear

The Coton de Tuléar is a small breed of dog. It is named for the city of Tuléar in Madagascar and its cotton textured coat. Coton de Tuléar A Coton de Tuléar Nicknames Coton, "Cotie" Country of origin Madagascar Patronage France Traits Classification and standards FCI Group 1 Section 1 #283 standard AKC FSS standard The AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS) is an optional recording service for purebred dogs that are not yet eligible for AKC registration. CKC Toy standard KC (UK) Toy standard UKC Companion standard Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) Description Appearance Multiple registries with differing standards describe the Coton de Tuléar, but in general, it has very soft hair, comparable to a cotton ball, a prominent black nose, large expressive eyes (usually covered by bangs) and somewhat short puffy legs. Coat and color Coton de Tuléar has a medium- to long-hair, fluffy, cotton-like coat that is hair rather than fur. Since it [read more...]

- Maremma Sheepdog

Maremma Sheepdog A working Maremma in the Gran Sasso of Abruzzo, Italy Other names Pastore Abruzzese Cane da Pastore Maremmano-Abruzzese Abruzzenhund Nicknames Maremma Country of origin Italy Traits Classification and standards FCI Group 1 Section 1 #201 [? standard] ANKC Group 5 (Working Dogs) standard KC (UK) Pastoral standard NZKC Working standard UKC Guardian Dogs [? standard] Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the discussion on the talk page. Please do not remove this message until the dispute is resolved. (March 2011) The Maremma Sheepdog, or the Maremmano-Abruzzese as scholars who have researched the origins of the breed refer to the dog, is a breed of livestock guardian dog that originated in central Italy and has been used for centuries by Italian shepherds to guard sheep from wolves. The breed's English name derives from the Maremma section of Tuscany where British and American [read more...]

- South Russian Ovcharka

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- Pointer (dog breed)

Pointer Pointer Other names English Pointer Country of origin England Traits Classification and standards FCI Group 7 Section 2 #1 standard AKC Sporting standard ANKC Group 3 (Gundogs) standard CKC Group 1 - Sporting Dogs standard KC (UK) Gundog standard NZKC Gundog standard UKC Gun Dogs standard Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) The Pointer, often called the English Pointer, is a breed of dog developed as a gun dog. It is one of several pointing breeds. Description Appearance The Pointer should be athletic and graceful. The immediate impression should be of a compact, hard-driving hunting dog, alert and "ready to let go." The primary distinguishing features of this breed are the head, feet, and tail. Hound or terrier characteristics are undesirable for show purposes. Grooming English Pointers is not time-consuming. Their coat is very short and needs only a quick rub with a soft brush to minimise shedding. Coat and color The standard [read more...]

- Caucasian Shepherd Dog

This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. It does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve it by citing reliable sources. Tagged since September 2007. Its neutrality is disputed. Tagged since October 2008. It may contain original research or unverifiable claims. Tagged since October 2008. Caucasian Shepherd Dog Caucasian Shepherd Dog Other names კავკასიური ნაგაზი Kavkasiuri nagazi Caucasian Ovcharka Caucasian Mountain Dog Kars Çoban Köpeği Circassian Sheep dog Адыгэ Мэлыхъуахь (Adyghe melekhuah) Caucasian Shepherd Dog Nicknames Bombor, CO, Caucasian, Country of origin Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia Traits Classification and standards FCI Group 2 Section 2 #328 standard AKC FSS standard The AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS) is an optional recording service for purebred dogs that are not yet eligible for AKC [read more...]

- Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier Two Cairn Terriers showing variations in coat color. Country of origin  Scotland Traits Classification and standards FCI Group 3 Section 2 #004 standard AKC Terrier standard ANKC Group 2 (Terriers) standard CKC Group 4 - Terriers standard KC (UK) Terrier standard NZKC Terrier standard UKC Terriers standard Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands and recognized as one of Scotland's earliest working dogs. It is used for hunting and burrowing prey among the cairns. Although the breed had existed long before, the name Cairn Terrier was a compromise suggestion after the breed was originally brought to official shows in the United Kingdom in 1909 under the name Short-haired Skye terriers. This name was not acceptable to The Kennel Club due to opposition from Skye Terrier breeders, and the name Cairn Terrier was suggested as an alternative. The Cairn [read more...]

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