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Top 10 dog breeds in the world

Top 10 dog breeds

The domestic dog breeds is a domesticated canid which has been selectively dog breeds for millennia for various behaviors, sensory capabilities, and physical attributes.

10.Rottweiler

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The Rottweiler  is a medium/large size breed of domestic dog. The dogs were known as “Rottweil butchers’ dogs” because they were used to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.

Life span:     8 – 10 years
Higher classification: Dog
Origin:       Germany
Temperament: Devoted, Good-natured, Alert, Steady, Self-assured, Obedient, Calm, Confident, Courageous, Fearless
Height: Female:   56–63 cm, Male: 61–69 cm
Weight: Female:   35–48 kg, Male: 50–60 kg

 

9.Dashshund

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The dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied dog breed belonging to the hound family. The standard size dachshund was developed to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals.

Hypoallergenic:      No
Life span:              14 – 17 years
Higher classification:    Dog
Origin:                     Germany
Temperament:        Lively, Playful, Devoted, Clever, Stubborn, Courageous
Colors: Black, Chocolate & Cream, Chocolate, Red, Black & Tan, Blue, Cream, Tan

8.Poodle

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The poodle is a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle, with many coat colors. Originally bred in Germany as a type of water dog, the breed was standardized in France.

Hypoallergenic:   Yes
Higher classification:    Dog
Life span:        12 – 15 years
Temperament:     Instinctual, Alert, Faithful, Active, Intelligent, Trainable
Origin:            France, Germany
Height:            35 – 45 cm (Medium Poodle, Adult, At the withers, Fédération Cynologique Internationale breed standard)

7.Boxer

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The Boxer is a breed of medium-sized, short-haired dogs developed in Germany. Their coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colors are fawn or brindled, with or without white markings, which may cover the entire body, and white.

Life span:     10 – 12 years
Origin:         Germany
Higher classification:    Dog
Temperament:     Playful, Devoted, Bright, Loyal, Energetic, Friendly, Calm, Cheerful, Confident, Fearless, Brave, Intelligent
Colors:       Fawn, Brindle, White
Height:      Female: 53–60 cm, Male: 57–63 cm

6.Bulldog

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The Bulldog is a medium-sized breed of dog commonly referred to as the English Bulldog or British Bulldog. Other Bulldog breeds include the American Bulldog, Old English Bulldog, Leavitt Bulldog, Olde English Bulldogge, and the French Bulldog.

Higher classification:    Dog
Life span:             7 – 10 years
Temperament:   Docile, Friendly, Willful, Gregarious
Height: Female:  31–40 cm, Male: 31–40 cm
Origin:              England, United Kingdom
Colors:               Fawn & White, Gray Brindle, Brindle & White, Red, Fawn, Red & White

5.Yorkshire Terrier

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills, also used for rat-baiting.

Hypoallergenic:    Yes
Life span:        13 – 16 years
Higher classification: Dog
Height:     17 cm (Adult, Male)
Temperament: Bold, Confident, Courageous, Intelligent, Independent
Colors:      Blue & Tan, Black & Gold, Black & Tan, Blue & Gold

4.Golden Retriever

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The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties

Life span:      10 – 12 years
Higher classification:   Dog
Colors:      Light Golden, Golden, Dark Golden, Cream
Temperament:     Reliable, Friendly, Kind, Confident, Trustworthy, Intelligent
Weight: Female: 25–32 kg, Male: 30–34 kg
Height: Female: 55–57 cm, Male: 58–61 cm

3.Beagle

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The Beagle is a breed of small to medium-sized dog. A member of the hound group, it is similar in appearance to the foxhound, but smaller with shorter legs and longer, softer ears.

Life span: 12 – 15 years
Higher classification: Dog
Temperament: Even Tempered, Gentle, Excitable, Amiable, Determined, Intelligent
Colors: Brown & White, Orange & White, White & Tan, Tri-color, Red & White, Chocolate Tri, Lemon & White
Height: Male: 36–41 cm, Female: 33–38 cm
Weight: Male: 10–11 kg, Female: 9–10 kg

2.German Shepherd Dog

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The German Shepherd is a breed of large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed’s officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language

Life span: 9 – 13 years
Higher classification: Dog
Origin: Germany
Colors: Black, Grey, Sable, Black & Tan, Blue, Red & Black, Black & Silver, Liver, White
Temperament: Watchful, Alert, Curious, Obedient, Loyal, Confident, Courageous, Intelligent
Height: Male: 60–65 cm, Female: 55–60 cm

1.Labrador Retriever

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The Labrador Retriever, also known as simply Labrador or Lab, is one of several kinds of retrievers, a type of gun dog.

Life span: 12 – 13 years
Higher classification: Dog
Origin: Canada
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Yellow, Ivory
Temperament: Outgoing, Even Tempered, Gentle, Agile, Kind, Intelligent
Weight: Male: 29–36 kg, Female: 25–32 kg

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