American Akita

American Akita

AMERICAN AKITA DOG BREED DESCRIPTION: The Akita Inu and American Akita were until 1956 a common race. Later, both lines were grown individually. Since 2000, both lines are recognized as a distinct breed. The American Akita and the Japanese Akita belong to, in principle, the same race. Actually, the American Akita is a Japanese breed...

American Bully

American Bully

AMERICAN BULLY DOG BREED Description: The American Bully was established in the United States between 1980 and 1990. He was created by mixing the American Staffordshire Terriers with the American Pit Bull Terrier. The purpose of this cross was to produce a heavy, muscular and balanced dog breed, which would be the ultimate family dog....

South Russian Ovcharka

South Russian Ovcharka

SOUTH RUSSIAN OVCHARKA Description: The South Russian Ovcharka (also known as the Ukrainian Ovcharka, South Russian Sheepdog) is a wonderful sheepdog and great guard dog, but he can also graze cattle or sheep. Height: 23-25 inches  Weight: 100-110 pounds  Lifespan: 9-11 years Characteristics: This is a very robust, large dog, which is characterized by massive bones and strong muscles....

Shiloh Shepherd Dog

Shiloh Shepherd Dog

SHILOH SHEPHERD DOG BREED Description: This breed was developed by Tina M. Barber in New York, United States. Hence, the Shiloh Shepherd Dog is a crossbreed that is not recognized by any major kennel club. The Shiloh differs from the German Shepherd, both physically and mentally. Hence, they have a milder temper and are larger...

Estrela Mountain Dog

Estrela Mountain Dog

ESTRELA MOUNTAIN DOG BREED Description: Deduced in Portugal, the Estrela Mountain Dog (also referred to as the Portuguese Shepherd) was originally used for cattle grazing and protection of personal property. Various abilities of this breed were very appreciated by both farmers and aristocrats. The Estrela Mountain Dog breed is one of the oldest breeds in Portugal...

Sarplaninac

Sarplaninac

SARPLANINAC DOG BREED Description: The Sarplaninac (also known as the Yugoslavian Shepherd Dog) is an ancient breed, derived in Yugoslavia. He was named after the Sar Mountains, which forms the border between Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania. In the 1970s, the export of the Sarplaninac from Yugoslavia was officially banned by the law of the country. Therefore,...

Tosa

Tosa

TOSA DOG BREED Description: The Tosa (also known as Japanese Mastiff and Tosa-Inu) is originally from Japan, where it is considered a national treasure. This is a rare breed, even in its homeland. Tosas will quickly learn to obey and respect the rules. These dogs are very sweet and affectionate, but cold and reserved with outsiders. However,...