cocker spaniel

Not too big; not too small: These dogs are the definition of a happy medium, and probably why they show up on our list of most popular dogs year after year. Their playful and kind personalities make for excellent additions to families. Some are calmer by nature, like the Bulldog or the Whippet;…

Not too big; not too small: These dogs are the definition of a happy medium, and probably why they show up on our list of most popular dogs year after year. Their playful and kind personalities make for excellent additions to families. Some are calmer by nature, like the Bulldog or the Whippet; others are more energetic like the Brittany or the Shetland Sheepdog. No matter what, they’re friendly and obedient, and love to please.

Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier

His size, strength, and unflagging spirit have earned the Airedale Terrier the nickname “The King…

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American English Coonhound

American English Coonhound

These sleek and racy, lean but muscular hounds work dusk to dawn in pursuit of the wily raccoo…

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American Foxhound

American Foxhound

American Foxhounds are good-natured, low-maintenance hounds who get on well with kids, dogs, eve…

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American Leopard Hound

American Leopard Hound

Intelligence is one of the American Leopard Hound's very best attributes. The breed is loving and…

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American Staffordshire Terrier

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier, known to their fans as AmStaffs, are smart, confide…

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American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel, native to the lake country of the upper Midwest, is an upbea…

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Appenzeller Sennenhund

Appenzeller Sennenhund

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is tri-color, medium-sized, and almost squarely built and balanced. He…

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Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

The compact but muscular Australian Cattle Dog, also called Blue Heeler or Queensland Heeler, i…

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Australian Kelpie

Australian Kelpie

The Australian Kelpie is a lithe, active dog, capable of untiring work. He is extremely…

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Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd, a lean, tough ranch dog, is one of those “only in America” stories: a…

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Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog

The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog is not an Australian Cattle Dog with a docked tail. He is a…

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Barbet

Barbet

An archetypic water dog of France, the Barbet is a rustic breed of medium size and balanced…

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