Breed Encyclopedia

German Shorthaired Pointer dog breed photo

FCI # 119, Origin: Germany, Group 7.1 Continental Pointing Dogs.

Height: 21-25 in, Weight: 45-70 pounds

Grooming: Medium, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Short coat with thick undercoat.

Color: Liver, black (both may come with white).

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

FCI #111, Origin: United Kingdom (Scotland)

Height: 22-24 in, Weight: 55-65 lb (female), 65-75 lb (male)

Grooming: Medium, Shedding: High, Coat: dense, soft, medium length,

Color: cream, gold, "yellow"

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

Gordon Setter dog breed face

FCI # 6, Origin: Great Britain, Group 7.2 Pointing Dogs. British and Irish Pointers and Setters.

Height: 23-27 in, Weight: 45-80 pounds

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

Color: Black and tan.

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

Great Dane dog breed face

FCI # 235, Origin: Germany, Group 2.2 Molossoid breeds.

Height: 28-34 in, Weight: 100-200 pounds

Grooming: Low, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Short without undercoat.

Color: Black, brindle, blue, fawn and Harlequin.

Ease of training: High, Energy level: Low, Span of life: under 10 years.

Greyhound dog breed face

FCI # 158, Origin: Great Britain, Group 10.3 Sighthounds. Short-haired Sight hounds.

Height: 27-30 in, Weight: 60-70 pounds

Grooming: Low, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Short and fine.

Color: Any color is allowed.

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

Grosser Schweizer Sennenhund dog breed face

FCI# 58, Origin: Switzerland 2.3 Molossoid Breeds. Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs.

Height: 23,5-28,5 in, Weight: 130-135 pounds

Grooming: Low, Shedding: Medium, Coat: Short straight coat with undercoat.

Color: Black with red and white markings.

Ease of training: High, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 10-11 years.

Magyar Agar dog breed photo

FCI # 240, Origin: Hungary, Group 10.3 Short-haired Sighthounds.

Height: 25-27 in, Weight: 49-68 pounds

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

Color: any color (with or without white markings).

Ease of training: Medium, Energy level: Medium, Span of life: 12-14 years.

Irish Red Setter dog breed face

FCI # 120, Origin: Ireland, Group 7.2 Pointing Dogs. British and Irish Pointers and Setters.

Height: 24-28 in, Weight: 55-75 pounds

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

Color: Red (sometimes with the small white markings on the chest or muzzle).

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

Irish Terrier dog breed face

FCI #139, Origin: Ireland, Group 3.1 Terriers. Large and medium-sized Terriers.

Height: 16-18 in, Weight: 25-27 Ib

Grooming: High, Shedding: Low, Coat: Compact, weatherproof, wiry coat.

Color: Red or golden.

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

Irish Water Spaniel dog breed photo

FCI # 124, Origin: Ireland, Group 8.3 Water dogs.

Height: 20-23 in, Weight: 45-65 pounds

Grooming: High, Shedding: Low, Coat: Long curls on the body and short coat on the muzzle and tail.

Color: liver (no white markings are allowed).

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