Breeds

Pet owners in the USA and in some countries globally treat their dogs as part of their family, which is why GoodPooch decided to build an amazing site that brings dog lovers together! We believe that educating yourself about your current pet or if you're looking to rescue a specific dog breed from a local shelter or no-kill shelter is why we've created the dog breed category. Whether you want a non-shedding, hypoallergenic dog breed, a small dog breed or popular large dog breed, GoodPooch has you covered. Read about specific breed conditions and their health, as well as the most popular dog breeds to bring home and love them forever!

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Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher History The German Affenpinscher is a breed that dates to the early 17th century. Initially used for controlling vermin in granaries, kitchens, and stables, this small and endearing working…

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American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog Temperament The American Eskimo Dog is happy, alert, and friendly and likes to keep busy. Owners will often get more than one so each dog has company.…

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Basset Hound

Basset Hound Temperament Patient, friendly, and unassuming in temperament, the Basset Hound has made a name for itself across the country. Holding the titles of hunter, tracker, and companion, this…

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Beagle

Beagle Dog Breeds Overview of the Beagle Dog Breed As one of the most popular dog breeds in America, the Beagle breed remains a lovable, good-natured companion to millions. This…

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Cane Corso

Cane Corso Italian Mastiff What is a Cane Corso? Originally bred in Italy during the Middle Ages, the Cane Corso is a breed of dog that is known to be…

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Chow Chow

Personality and Traits The Chow Chow dog breed dates back thousands of years to China. Some think this dog breed might be the oldest canine on record. Whatever the case…

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Hypoallergenic Dogs

What Does Hypoallergenic Mean? For people that suffer from daily allergies, the word “hypoallergenic” stamped on a product is always a good sign. Products that carry the categorization of being…

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Irish Red and White Setter

Irish Red and White Setter Personality The beautiful Irish Red and White Setter is a dog breed that is far less well-known than its cousin, the Irish Setter. So much…

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Irish Setter

Great Dog Breed for Kids The Irish Setter, though a large dog, has been found to be an ideal companion for children. Their sophisticated, noble appearance hardly reflects their comical,…

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Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell Terrier Breed Originally developed in England as a fox hunting dog, the Jack Russell Terrier is a hardy, loyal, and inquisitive dog with seemingly boundless energy.  While…

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Karelian Bear Dog

Karelian Bear Dog History The Karelian Bear Dog (KBD)is known as Karjalankarhukoira in its native Finland. With an ancestry dating back as far as Stone Age Scandinavia, Karelian Bear Dogs…

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Kerry Blue Terrier

What Is a Kerry Blue Terrier? Called “Brocaire Gorm” in their native Ireland, the name of the Kerry Blue Terrier refers to both its country of origin and its color.…

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