Breed Encyclopedia

Chinese Shar Pei dog breed photo

FCI # 309, Origin: China, Group 2.2 Molossoid Breeds.

Height: 18-20 in, Weight: 40-55 pounds

Grooming: Low, Shedding: Medium, Coat: short and off-standing.

Color: black, blue, fawn, red and any other solid colors.

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 10-12 years.

Chow Chow dog breed face

FCI # 205, Origin: China (Great Britain), Group 5.6 Asian Spitz and related breeds.

Height: 18-22 in, Weight: 45-70 pounds

Grooming: Medium, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Weather resistant double coat.

Color: Dark red, creme, cinnamon, blue-black, white is rare.

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 10-13 years

Cirneco dell'Etna dog breed face

FCI # 199, Origin: Italy, Group 5.7 Primitive type - Hunting Dogs.

Height: 17-20, Weight: 22-26 lb

Grooming: Low, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Short, very tight to the body.

Color: Moderate red.

Ease of training: High, Energy level: High, Span of life: 12-15 years.

Clumber Spaniel dog breed photo

FCI # 109, Origin: Great Britain, Group 8.2 Flushing Dogs.

Height: 16-20 in, Weight: 55-85 pounds

Grooming: Medium, Shedding: High, Coat: Soft, flat, silky.

Color: White with orange, brown or lemon markings.

Ease of training: High, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 10-12 years.

Dachshund dog breed face

FCI # 148, Origin: Germany, Group 4 Dachshunds

Rabbit DachshundHeight: 8-10 in, Weight: 8 pounds

Grooming: High in wire-haired and long-haired Dachshunds, low in smooth

Color: Black and tan, chocolate and tan, fawn.

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 12-15 years.

FCI # 153, Origin: Croatia, Group 6.3 Scenthounds. Related breeds.

Height: 20-24 in, Weight: 50-55 pounds

Grooming & Shedding: MEDIUM/HIGH, Coat: Short, hard, dense, sleek & glossy.

Color: Pure white with black or liver spots.

Ease of training: MEDIUM, Energy level: HIGH, Span of life: 10-12 years

Dandie Dinmont Terrier dog breed photo

FCI # 168, Origin: Great Britain, Group 3.2 Small-sized Terriers.

Height: 8-11 in, Weight: 18-24 pounds

Grooming: Medium, Shedding: Low, Coat: Relatively long, wiry coat with a softer undercoat..

Color: "Pepper" and "mustard".

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 12-15.

deerhound face

FCI # 164, Origin: Great Britain, Group 10.2 Rough-haired Sighthounds.

Height: 28-32 in, Weight: 75-110 pounds

Grooming: Low, Shedding: Medium, Coat: dense and wiry.

Color: blue, black, grey, fawn and red.

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 8-10 years.


Deutscher Jagdterrier dog breed photo

FCI # 103, Origin: Germany, Group 3.1 Terriers. Large and medium-sized Terriers.

Height: average 13-15,7 in, Weight: 8-12 pounds

Grooming: Medium, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Weather proof double coat.

Color: Black and tan.

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 12-16 years.

FCI #143, Origin: Germany, Group 2.1. Pinscher & Schnauzer, Molossoid, Swiss Mountain & Cattle, Other Breeds. Pinschers and Schnauzers

Height: 22-29 in, Weight: 60-100 lb

Grooming & Shedding: LOW/MEDIUM, Coat: Short, hard, sleek

Color: black and brown with rust colored markings

Ease of training: HIGH, Energy level: MEDIUM, Span of life: 9-12 years