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Cão de Castro Laboreiro

The Cão de Castro Laboreiro, also known as the Portuguese Cattle Dog or Portuguese Watch Dog, is a dog breed of the livestock guardian type, originating from Castro Laboreiro in the northern mountains of Portugal.

Cão de Gado Transmontano

The Cão de Gado Transmontano is a rare molosser working giant dog breed, originating in and largely limited to the region of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro Province, Portugal. Their primary function is flock and herd protection, and their success is ...

Estrela Mountain Dog

The Estrela Mountain dog comes in two coat types. Both types should have coat resembling the texture of goat hair. A large, athletic dog, the Estrela mountain dog is a formidable opponent for any predator. It is calm but fearless and will not hes ...

Portuguese Water Dog

The Portuguese Water Dog is a breed of dog. It is classified as a working dog by the American Kennel Club. Portuguese Water Dogs are originally from the Portuguese region of the Algarve, from where the breed expanded to all around Portugals coast ...

Rafeiro do Alentejo

The Rafeiro do Alentejo, Alentejo Mastiff or Portuguese Mastiff, is a large breed of dog that originated in Portugal. The Rafeiro do Alentejo is of the livestock guardian dog type, and the name refers to its area of origin, Alentejo, in south-cen ...

Carpathian Shepherd Dog

In March 1998, a group of fans of the Carpathian Shepherd Dog founded the Carpathian Shepherd Dogs Club. The club was later renamed the National Club of Carpathian Shepherd Dog Breeders. The club observed that there many Carpathians in Rucar, Arg ...

Bucovina Shepherd Dog

The Bucovina Shepherd Dog is one of the largest and most powerful rustic livestock guardian dogs and has strong guard dog qualities. It was developed over many centuries by shepherds in the Carpathian Mountains. The race was developed in Bucovina ...

Romanian Raven Shepherd Dog

The Romanian Raven Shepherd Dog is a natural breed originating in the Meridional Carpathian and Subcarpathian areal. In these places, these dogs are highly appreciated and used as watch dogs for properties and cattle herds and known as Corbi. The ...

Bolonka

The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka, also known as the Bolonka Zwetna in Germany, or known simply as a Bolonka is a rare toy breed of the Bichon type, developed in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia from the ancestors of smaller dogs such as the Bicho ...

East-European Shepherd

The East European Shepherd) is a breed of dog that was developed in the 1930-1950s based on German Shepherds to create a larger, cold-resistant breed for military use, police work and border guard duties in the Soviet Union. VEOs are also used as ...

Laika (dog breed)

Laika is a type of hunting dog of Northern Russia and Russian Siberia, and is a generic name for several breeds. Laika is also the given name for the mongrel who was the first dog in space.

Moscow Watchdog

Moscow Watchdog is a breed of dog that was bred in the Soviet Union. It descends from crosses between the St. Bernard and Caucasian Shepherd breed. It contains the physical size, attractiveness and intelligence of a St. Bernard and the awareness ...

Russkiy Toy

The Russian Toy is a very small breed of dog originally bred in Russia from the English Toy Terrier. There are two types of coats in the breed: smooth coat and long coat. The smooth-coated variety was previously known as the Russian Toy Terrier a ...

South Russian Ovcharka

The Ukrainian Shepherd Dog, also known as a South Russian Sheepdog, is a sheepdog from the Ukrainian steppes between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. It is an undemanding dog that can adapt to most weather conditions.

Slovak Cuvac

The Slovak Cuvac is a Slovak breed of dog, bred for use as a livestock guard dog. This breed - also known as Slovensky Cuvac, Slovak Chuvach, Tatransky Cuvac and Slovensky Kuvac - is closely related to the Hungarian Kuvasz. The alternate German a ...

Karst Shepherd

The Karst Shepherd is a breed of dog of the livestock guardian type, originating in Slovenia. This breed is recognised by the Federation Cynologique Internationale.

Old Spanish Pointer

The Old Spanish Pointer, or Perro de Punta Español, was an extinct breed of dog originating in Spain, believed to be the ultimate ancestor of almost all pointing dogs.

Spanish dogo

The Spanish Dogo is a rare Spanish dog breed in the process of recovery. It is closely related to the Alano Español, however, the Spanish Dogo is larger. The Spanish Dogo is recognized by the Asociacion Canina Nacional and consequently by the Ali ...

Spanish Mastiff

The mastin Español or Spanish mastiff, is a giant breed of dog, originating in Spain, originally bred to be a guard dog whose specialized purpose is to be a livestock guardian dog protecting flocks and/or herds from wolves and other predators.

Thai Bangkaew Dog

The Thai Bangkaew Dog is compactly built and square in profile. It is well proportioned, with a smooth gait. The double coat consists of a short undercoat, with longer guard hairs growing through it forming the outer coat. The coat is thicker and ...

Akbash

The Akbash Dog is native to Turkey, and it is primarily used as a livestock guardian dog or shepherd dog. It is officially recognized by the KIF, a.k.a. the Turkish Kennel Club. This dog is one of the national dog breeds of Turkey.

Anatolian Shepherd

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog is a breed of dog that originated in Turkey, formerly Anatolia in ancient Greek, meaning. The dog is rugged, large, and very strong, with good sight and hearing that allow it to protect livestock. With its high speed an ...

Kangal Shepherd Dog

The Kangal Shepherd Dog is a breed of large livestock guardian dog in Sivas, Turkey. Originally the breed served people of Anatolia for thousands of years and continues to be a popular dog breed in Turkey. The Anatolian Shepherd Dog was treated a ...

Plummer Terrier

The Plummer Terrier was created by Dr. David Brian Plummer who began his type with a hard strain of Jack Russell Terrier from his home in Wales. He added Beagle, Fell Terrier, and Bull Terrier, creating an established and defined individual type. ...

Toy Trawler Spaniel

The Toy Trawler Spaniel is an extinct breed of Spaniel which physically was similar to the King Charles Spaniel of the 16th century. It is considered to have descended from the original King Charles Spaniel, and the older variety of the Sussex Sp ...

Cimarron Uruguayo

The Cimarron Uruguayo is a breed of molosser type dog originating in Uruguay. The word cimarron in Latin America is used to mean feral, referring to the breeds history. Other names by which she is known in English, Cimarron Creole, Cimarron dog, ...

Mucuchies

Mucuchi is a dog breed from Venezuela. The dogs have a short coat with feathering along their limbs. The coat color is either white or white with splashes of colors such as honey or tan, or shades of black and gray.

Duclair duck

The Duclair duck is a dual purpose duck breed named after the town of Duclair in Normandy. It is a type of Rouen duck and is also described as being similar to the Swedish Blue. Official standards were established for the Duclair on November 23, ...

Granadina goat

Granadina is a Spanish breed of goat. It is one of the olderst livestock breeds of Spain, being mentioned in 15th century sources. Its milk-producing characteristics were documented in 1893 and it was officially recognized in 1933. However, since ...

Murciana goat

Murciana, also called Murcian, Murcien, Murciene and Royal Murciana is a dual-purpose breed of goat originally bred in the Murcia province along the Mediterranean coast of southeastern Spain. The main milk-producing goat breed in Spain is a cross ...

Payoya goat

Payoya is a Spanish breed of goat from the Sierra de Cadiz. It is named after the village of Villaluenga del Rosario, whose inhabitants are known as payoyos. This breed is officially considered to be endangered by the Government of Spain. It is a ...

Mezen horse

The Mezen horse or Mezenok is a Russian breed of draft horse similar to the Pechora. It is nearly extinct, in 2005, there were only 1.000 Mezen horses left, and of that number only 64 were breeding. The Mezen horse originated in the northeastern ...

Shiraz Tumbler

The Shiraz Tumbler is a pigeon breed that originally came from Shiraz in south central Iran. Its nickname is Afghani Shirazi pigeon and it has also been called "lahouri" or "domgir". The Shirazi is a "low flyer" breed of pigeons. This species doe ...

Galatz Roller

The Galatz Roller or Galați Roller is a domesticated pigeon breed originating in Galați County, Romania. Because these pigeons perform air acrobatics when they fly, they became very popular among pigeon fanciers in both the country of origin and ...

Serbian Highflyer

The Serbian Highflyer is a breed of domestic pigeon that is bred for endurance flying. The breed is characterized by long circle flights up to 15 hours. It can fly as high as 1500 metres. There are about 20000 fanciers of this breed in Serbia.

Old Fashioned Oriental Frill

The Classic Oriental Frill is an exhibition breed of pigeon from the Owl family. It is a Turkish breed specially bred for the Ottoman Sultans. In its homeland it is known as Hunkari: the bird of the Sultans. It is known that sultans request a spe ...

Kiev Tumbler

Origin: Kyiv, capital city of Ukraine. The breeders of this breed can be found in Ukraine, Russia, Slovakia and, more recently, Portugal. There are 1 or 2 breeders in France, but they have shows like this breed and not a flying type of the origin ...

Creole pig

The Creole pig was a landrace of pig indigenous to Haiti. Creole pigs were well adapted to local conditions, such as available feed and conditions needed for their management as livestock and were popular with the farmers of Haiti to campaign for ...

Italian Landrace

The Italian Landrace is an Italian breed of domestic pig. It derives from the Danish Landrace breed developed in Denmark at the end of the nineteenth century. Stock was imported into Italy after the Second World War. The breed has been selected p ...

Large White Italiana

The Large White Italiana is the Italian strain of the British Large White or Yorkshire breed of pig. It is the most numerous pig breed in Italy. It is one of the seven pig breeds of foreign origin recognised by the Ministero delle Politiche Agric ...

Mora Romagnola

The Mora Romagnola is a breed of pig from Emilia-Romagna, in northern Italy. It may also be called Mora, Bruna Romagnola, Castagnina or Forlivese. It is raised principally in Emilia–Romagna, but also in Campania, Friuli–Venezia Giulia, Lombardy, ...

Black Iberian pig

The Iberian pig is a traditional breed of the domestic pig that is native to the Iberian Peninsula. The Iberian pig, whose origins can probably be traced back to the Neolithic, when animal domestication started, is currently found in herds cluste ...

Chato Murciano

The Chato Murciano is a breed of domestic pig originating from Murcia, Spain. It is the only surviving breed of pig locally and historically produced in Murcia and is at the risk of extinction. Despite its danger of becoming extinct, the Chato Mu ...

American Landrace pig

The American Landrace is a medium to large breed of domestic pig, white in colour, with long bodies, fine hair, long snouts, and heavy, drooping ears. They are bred for pork production. The American Landrace derives from the Danish Landrace of 18 ...

Chester White

The Chester White was first developed around 1815–1818, using strains of large, white pigs common to the Northeast U.S. and a white boar imported from John Russell Duke of Bedford, Bedfordshire county, England, referred to as the Woburn breed, br ...

Duroc pig

The Duroc pig is an older breed of domestic pig. The breed was developed in the United States and formed the basis for many mixed-breed commercial hogs. Duroc pigs are reddish-brown and golden yellow, large-framed, medium length, and muscular, wi ...

Guinea hog

The Guinea hog, officially named American Guinea Hog, also called the pineywoods Guinea, Guinea forest hog, acorn eater, and yard pig, is a breed of domestic pig originating in the United States. Despite its name, the breed is not from the countr ...

Plush Lop

Plush Lop is a breed of domestic rabbit with two varieties: Miniature and Standard. There is also a Canadian Plush Lop breed in development. Similar in appearance, the Velveteen Lop breed is also in development. Miniature Plush Lops were the firs ...

Czech Red rabbit

The Czech Red is a domestic rabbit breed from what is now the Czech Republic. It was officially recognized in 1959. It weighs about 2.50-3.20 kg. The colour of the hairs is gray or red-brown. It has been selected by Theodor Svododa from Modeany i ...

Baladi rabbit

The Baladi rabbit is an Egyptian rabbit that has been bred to cope with the Egyptian climate. It is used primarily for meat production, much like the Bauscat rabbit. Baladi rabbits come in three colors: black, red, or white. These rabbits weigh a ...