Pictures of dogs
Basset Hound – Built long and low to the ground, the sweet, gentle Basset Hound is a very old breed. They are great hunters, able to follow a scent for miles and they are often used for tracking. Because of their gentle disposition, the Basset Hound gets along with other dogs very well and they can hunt in packs or alone.
Beagle – Beagles are one of the most popular dogs in the U.S. and in many countries around the world. They are known for being cheerful, loving, friendly little dogs. They are also quite curious and they have a great sense of smell. They will follow wherever their nose leads them. They usually love children and they make a great dog for kids.
Boston Terrier – The Boston Terrier is a charming, lively little dog. They are a member of the non-sporting group in the American Kennel Club. They are very intelligent, clean dogs, with a good temperament. Some people compare them to cats. They were developed in the United States in the late 19th century by crossing Bulldogs with white English Terriers.
Chihuahua – The tiny Chihuahua is one of the smallest of all breeds but you should never underestimate these dynamos! They are extremely intelligent and quite bold. They may be small but they are always alert and in many ways they are similar to terriers. They can be quite fearless and don’t seem to know or care that they are small. They make excellent apartment dogs and wonderful pets, though they are not recommended for small children. Because of their small size, Chihuahuas have been a favorite breed for crossing with other breeds to create hybrid dogs.
Papillon – his stature did not exceed 28 cm in height and his weight is around 2.5-4.5 kilograms. The body is very smart, strong, good proportions, more elongated than high. It has a very proud attitude, pride and a movement distinct, smooth, jointed and smooth.
Pug – The origin of the Pug as a breed probably dates back to ancient China, although it certainly did not look like pugs today. Dogs called “short faced” are described in documents dating to about 600 BC, and were probably the ancestors of the modern breed we call the Pug.
Shih Tzu – Documents and drawings dating from the sixteenth century show dogs resembling a small lion in miniature (the Shih-Tzu are also known as “little lions” at times). In the seventeenth century the dogs were brought from Tibet to Beijing’s Forbidden City and raised in crossbreeding with the Tibetan Lhasa Apso and Pekingese. The Shih Tzu has become the favorite dog of the Chinese imperial court. For many years this race has never been exported and the first puppy was exported to England in 1930. Today this breed is very popular and is known as a companion dog and as a dog exhibition.
Toy Poodle – Toy Poodle breed is so old that appeared in paintings and writings at the time of the average age in the fifteenth century. Some say the Poodle originated in France but so far not been able to prove with certainty the country where the breed originated therefore taken as the modern copies Poodle appeared simultaneously in France, Germany and Russia. It seems that these dogs are descended from the Barbet dog that was native to the swamps Germans.