Popular Dog Breeds
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The St Bernard breed gained prominence with the blockbuster movie Beethoven, is a very loving
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Popular Dog Breeds

Average:Your rating: None"We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has acc...
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  • 1. Popular Dog Breeds Average: Your rating: None "We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment."~ George Eliot Dog is certainly man's best companion. Characteristically, dogs have a significant role in our lives. They have been domesticated for a long time and have aided man to hunt and herd cattle and sheep and are known to provide companionship and protection. Moreover, recently they have also pioneered in the works such as assisting military & police and assisting physically challenged individuals. Since a long time, environmental factors like changes in habitats, along with other factors like cross breeding have resulted in the evolution of several breeds of dogs. Most of these popular dog breeds are famous for their intellect, faithfulness and joyful nature. As it is, the following is a list of dog breeds which are very renowned: Labrador Retriever This is one of the most renowned dog breeds. It is a different breed of hunting dog and was originally raised for the fishing net retrievals. They are known for their webbed paws which help them in swimming. Like the German shepherd, this breed is also renowned for its role in military and police roles. These dogs are very kind, loyal as well as caring to their owners. German shepherd German shepherd, more popular as Alsatian, is a relatively new dog breed. It was basically raised to herd and guard sheep. Due to its intellect, energy and compliance, it is mostly being used in military and police roles all over world. Its intellect together with its brave nature makes it an intelligent guard dog. No surprise, this breed tops among the rest of the popular dog breeds. Poodle This is another famous dog breed and is being known for being one of the most intelligent breeds. This breed is found in different sizes and coat colors. They were initially raised as water dogs. However, they today mostly play the role of companion dogs. This breed is very good performer in several dog sports, which involve agility, tracking, obedience as well as herding. St. Bernard
  • 2. The St Bernard breed gained prominence with the blockbuster movie Beethoven, is a very loving dog. Initially these were used as rescue dogs in the ice covered terrains of the Italian as well as Swiss Alps. This breed holds coveted status of saving people lives trapped in snow in extreme weather conditions. Doberman Pinscher Commonly renowned as Doberman, this is a famous dog breed. These breeds were raised in 1890s and were used as guard dogs, as well as police dogs. However, over the years its importance has seen decline. In spite of this they are alert, intelligent, as well as loyal companion dogs. Apart from the breeds mentioned above Rottweiler, Border Collie, Golden Retriever and Dalmatians are few other popular dog breeds.

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