10. American Bully Breed (Bullycorgi)
The bullycorgi is one of the most popular and well known breeds in the world. They are considered to be a very gentle breed with a friendly temperament. The bullycorgi is not only extremely intelligent but they have been used for military purposes since ancient times!
9. African Pygmy Dog (Pug)
They are small dogs with a long body and short legs. They weigh from 3-5 pounds and measure between 25-35 inches in length. Their coat is short, dense, smooth and silky.
They have black noses and brown eyes.
8. Australian Cattle Dog (Auslander)
These dogs are medium sized dogs weighing between 35-45 lbs. They range in color from red to grayish brown, with some being nearly black. Their coats vary from light to dark reddish brown or even black, depending on the breed.
7. Azawakh (Greyhound)
The Azawakh has a lean and muscular body that is longer than it is tall. It has a tan coat that is either sandy or red in color. The ears are long and hang down beside the face, while the tail is thick at the base and tapers to a point.
6. Border Collie (Bouvier Des Flandres)
The Border collie is one of the most popular working dogs in the world. It has a thick double coat that comes in black, white or black with white. They have a very defined musculature and are very energy filled dogs.
5. Korean Jindo Dog (Chow Chow)
The chow chow has a unique blue-black tongue and facial wrinkles. It has a very dense double coat that comes in shades of red or black.
4. Entlebucher Sennenhund (Rottweiler)
The rottweiler is one of the most popular working dogs in the world. It has a strong and muscular body that is rectangular in shape. It has a short, stand-off coat and comes in black with tan markings.
3. Greater Swiss Mountain Dog (Puli)
The puli has a very playful personality and makes an excellent family dog. It is very good with children and is very loving towards its owners. It has a very thick coat that is either black or gray in color with a white trim at the neck.
2. Pomeranian (Deutscher Schaferhund)
The pomeranian is a very energetic and playful breed. It has a very thick double coat that comes in colors such as brown, black, orange or yellow. The pomeranian has been a favorite among royals and aristocrats for over two hundred years.
1. St.Bernard (Newfoundland)
The newfoundland is the largest of all breeds and was originally used to help fisherman in rescue operations in extremely cold water. It has a very thick double coat that comes in black, yellow or brown. It has a massive head with a powerful jaw and small ears.
Mountain Dog Breeds – 10 Amazing Breeds Who Live On Top Of The World
There are many different types of dogs that make great pets and companion animals. There are also many breeds that are better equipped to survive in specific types of climates. In this article we will be looking at 10 amazing mountain dog breeds :
The keeshond is a very playful and energetic mountain dog breed. It has a thick black and grey coat which allows it to blend into the shadows. Native to Germany, it is related to the spitz family of dogs which includes such breeds as the Samoyed.
9. Norwegian Elkhound
The Norwegian Elkhound is a very old breed of dog, with fossil records showing that the exact same breed existed over 4000 years ago. The Norwegian Elkhound is one of four Scandinavian breeds which includes the Swedish Elkhound, the Finnish Hound and the Estonian Hound. Of the four, it is the largest and the only one that has survived to the modern age.
It has a thick gray, black and white coat which assists it when hunting through snow.
8. Alaskan Malamute
The Alaskan Malamute is a very strong breed of dog which was originally bred by the Mahlemiut People of Alaska for several purposes including for helping to pull their sleds, for protection and as a nutritious meal if required. Today they are still used by the Inuit people for transportation in Alaska and pulled explorers across the Polar Ice Cap in the early 20th century. The Alaskan Malamute has a very thick fur which protects it from the cold, and comes in a variety of colours including black, white, brown or red.
7. St Bernard
The St. Bernard is one of the best known mountain dog breeds due to its history as a rescue dog on the European Alpine Mountains. The St.
Bernard is a very large dog that can weigh as much as 88 kilograms. It has a thick fur coat which enables it to survive in freezing temperatures, and its teacup size ears are unable to move which protects it from freezing. The St. Bernard was originally bred in a monastery in the Swiss Alps by the Monks who kept the breed for themselves and used them to rescue Travellers who lost their way on the mountainside.
The Rottweiler is a big, strong and powerful dog which is capable of pulling large carts. It’s used in both military and police work due to its strong build, obedience and courage. Rottweilers have been used for hundreds of years herding cattle and driving pigs, as well as guarding the property of their owners.
Today they are used as guard dogs and helpers for the police, as well as in search and rescue missions.
5. Siberian Husky
The Siberian Husky is a very old breed of dog and was originally bred in Northeastern Siberia, Russia to pull the Chukchi, or Chukchee people, their sleds in the cold, freezing winters while hunting. The Siberian Husky is a very well adapted breed of dog to the cold climate in which it originated, with a very thick coat and small ears to conserve heat. It is also highly intelligent, allowing it to be easily trained.
4. Shiba Inu
The Shibas are a very old Japanese breed of dogs that were used for hunting by the native people of Japan, the Japaese. They were bred for hunting due to their intelligence, courage and strong sense of smell. The Shiba Inu is a small dog with a distinctive red or fox-red coat and a black tipped tail which makes up for its small size.
These dogs are popular in Japan, however they are still rare outside of the country.
The Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog that comes from Germany. It was originally bred for bull-baiting, in which it would grab bulls by their noses and holding on, despite being bitten and kicked. Due to this history, it has a strong sense of determination and courage.
It also has powerful jaws and a fearless approach to any task. Today it is used as a guard dog, as well as in police work and in the performance of tricks.
2. German Shepherd
The German Shepherd is a large breed of dog which was originally bred in Germany for herding sheep, however its intelligence, obedience and strength meant that it quickly became popular for police and military work. The German Shepherd has a distinctive black and tan coat which acts as good camouflage against cattle. It is also used by the Blind to help them navigate and find things due to the dog’s powerful sense of smell.
The Pit Bull is a breed of muscular dog that was originally bred in the US for dog fighting, hence its name.
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