Basset Hounds: don't swim very well do to their elongated spines, short legs, and dense bodies.
Bloodhound: has the best sense of smell of all dog breeds. They are great in hunting down criminals.
Borzois: almost were wiped out. Originally used for hunting wolves. Their original name, Russian Wolfhound.
Boxers: Boxer uses it's front paws to “box” the same way the cats use theirs.
Catahoulas: they were used in teams of three to round up escaped livestock from Louisiana swamps.
Are great tree climbers.
Catalburun: rare breeds with a split or dual nose.
Chihuahuas: are born with a soft spot, on the back of their skull, it closes with age. They are the only breed born with incomplete skulls.
Chinese Crested: is known for hairless breed with puffs of hair on its head. Second varieties is know as powder puff, has lots of hair.
Chow Chows: originally from China, known for their purple-black tongue and straight hind legs.
Dalmatians: are born white. In three weeks of age their spots appears.
French Poodles: originated in Germany. They are not French.
Great Danes and Mastiffs: used in battles or to defend traveling caravans, hunt wild boars which is what they were originally bred for.
Greyhounds: are the fasted breed. They can run up to 45 miles per hour. The average dog runs 19 miles per hour.
Kerry Blue Terriers: are born black, as they mature, their coat develops a blue cast. They were originally bred to hunt rats.
Korean Jindo: is a hunting dog and likes to hunt alone, and come home with their prizes. If the catch is too big to carry it will come to fetch their owner.
Regardless of their traits your dog will give you love for life.
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