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Whippet drawing by Dog Breeds List

Whippet

Some call it the Whippet, others the poor man’s race horse.

Created in England, this dog is built for speed.

Taking the best aspects of the Greyhound and combining them with…

Yorkshire Terrier drawing by Dog Breeds List

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a huge fan-favorite. The 10th most popular dog in the U.S., to be exact.

These elegant pups don’t hesitate to flaunt their gorgeous silky coat.

But beauty isn’t all a Yorkie has. He’s also got a terrier-ish taste for adventure.

Plus, he sometimes sounds like a…

Rottweiler drawing by Dog Breeds List

Rottweiler

Originally from Rome & bred to perfection in Germany, Rottweilers have intimidating looks, but hearts of gold.

Are Rotties the perfect dog breed for your family?

Saint Bernard drawing by Dog Breeds List

Saint Bernard

The iconic image of the Saint Bernard shows a big, saggy dog sporting a barrel of booze on his collar.

Sorry to disappoint, but the barrel collar was never actually a thing.

It was simply a mis…

Samoyed drawing

Samoyed

Samoyeds are gentle giants with friendly smiles and fluffy white coats. They’re kind, loyal, and dependable by nature yet their bodies are sturdy and able to do some heavy work.Spoiler alert: Despite their cuteness and positive characteristics, Samoyeds aren’t for everyone. Samoyeds aren’t just pets. They are another member of the family and will need …

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Scottish Terrier drawing by Dog Breeds List

Scottish Terrier

Even if you don’t know a lot about Scottish Terriers, chances are you already have a pretty good mental image of this feisty little terrier.

The Scottish Terrier, or Scottie for short, is a popular and iconic breed.

With his long beard, short legs, and scruffy appearance, how could you not…

Shetland Sheepdog drawing by Dog Breeds List

Shetland Sheepdog

Let’s clear something up:

Lassie was a Collie, not a Shetland Sheepdog. And yes, the two are different.

Sure, they’re both fluffy and have wedge-shaped heads. But the Shetland Sheepdog, or Sheltie, is about half the size of his Collie cousin.

Smaller doesn’t mean dumber, though.

In fact, the smaller Sheltie is the…

Miniature Schnauzer drawing by Dog Breeds List

Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzers make fantastic family pets.

They are energetic, active, and have a huge personality.

Highly intelligent, the breed responds well to training – if you can work past their stubborn…

Pembroke Welsh Corgi drawing by Dog Breeds List

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite dog is the Pembroke Welsh Corgi?

They’re also associated with fairy tales.

Seriously.

According to Welsh legend, elves and fairies used these dogs to…

Pomeranian drawing by Dog Breeds List

Pomeranian

The 3-7 pound Pomeranian wasn’t always small. In fact, they used to be 30-pound sled dogs.

But I use the phrase “used to be” loosely, since it’s possible to find a 30-pound Pomeranian today.

That’s because modern Poms still carry the…