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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Komondor Dog

What Is a Komondor Dog? Also called a Hungarian sheepdog or “mop dog,” the Komondor dog is a distinctly recognizable livestock guardian with a long white corded coat that resembles…

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Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever Information and Facts The Labrador Retriever is a breed esteemed for its dedication and loyalty as a family pet.  It is commonly considered to be one of the…

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Newfoundland

Personality Type Often mistaken for a black bear, the Newfoundland breed is best described as the gentlest of giants in the canine world. Though this teddy-bear of a dog is…

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Polish Lowland Sheepdog

History of the Polish Lowland Sheepdog The Polish Lowland Sheepdog (also known as the Polski Owczarek Nizinny or PON) in its native Poland, can trace its present form back as…

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Puli Dog

Hungarian Puli Dog Personality Historically used as a working canine, the Puli dog is both active and highly intelligent. Given its ability to work independently, the Puli needs early socialization…

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Pumi

What Is a Pumi Dog? The Pumi (the plural of which is Pumik) is a small- to medium-sized Hungarian sheepdog. Versatile at guarding, gathering, and driving livestock, many people refer…

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Saluki Dog

What Is a Saluki Dog? Also known as the Persian Greyhound, the Saluki dog has a long history of being used to hunt gazelles. Featured in the Guinness Book of…

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Samoyed

Personality and Temperament Originally part of the nomadic tribes that once trekked along the frigid subarctic terrain of Siberia, the Samoyed is a resilient breed that continues to warm the…

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Shiba Inu

Personality Traits As one of the oldest canine breeds still in existence, the Shiba Inu is an intriguing breed. First brought to America in the 1950s, these canines had previously…

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Vizsla

Vizsla Temperament Gentle, affectionate, and loyal, the Vizsla is quick to form connections with its owner as well as children and strangers. Sometimes referred to as a “Velcro” dog, Vizslas…

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Weimaraner

Personality Type Hailing from the country of Germany, the Weimaraner dog breed is one that exudes intelligence, bravery, and extreme fidelity to its family. People wondering about Weimaraner pronunciation should…

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Yorkshire Terrier

Personality Traits Similar to many other tiny canine breeds, the Yorkshire Terrier flaunts a personality that is big and bold. Known affectionately as the Yorkie, this breed often forgets its…

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