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Wirehaired Fox Terrier drawing by Dog Breeds List

Wirehaired Fox Terrier

The Wirehaired Fox Terrier was named for his role in traditional British foxhunts.

At least that’s what he wants you to think.

In reality, the inclusion of “fox” in this breed’s name is telling in more ways than one.

And no, I don’t mean that this dog looks like a fox.

I mean that…

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…

Shiba Inu drawing by Dog Breeds List

Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is another one of those dogs that’s actually part cat.

But even though he’s got some feline qualities, he’s still a good-natured and spirited pup.

In fact, he’s the most popular companion dog in his home country of Japan.

And he even ranks 44th most…

Shih Tzu drawing by Dog Breeds List

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu actually translates to “little lion”. And while the breed may not seem very lion-like, he just might’ve been.

It’s said that a Tibetan Buddhist God brought along a Shih Tzu on his travels. And when needed, that little lion dog could transform into an actual lion.

Pretty awesome, right?

But as intimidating as it sounds…

Siberian Husky drawing by DogBreedsList.com

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies have increased in popularity since everybody went insane for the Game of Thrones series. This is not good, because these dogs need specialized care and people cannot manage it. So now there is a huge increase in abandoned Huskies. This is a very sad and cruel situation that can be avoided. We strongly …

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Silky Terrier drawing by Dog Breeds List

Silky Terrier

If you love Yorkies but are wanting a dog that’s just a bit more energetic, try reading up on the Silky Terrier.

The two breeds are so similar in appearance that they are often confused for one another.

But there are actually quite a few…

Standard Schnauzer drawing by Dog Breeds List

Standard Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzers fall right in the middle size-wise. Larger than the Mini and smaller than the Giant, the Standard Schnauzer is actually the oldest of the three breeds. They are a loyal family dog that does well with children. Though protective of their people, they are also very social and friendly. Highly intelligent, this breed …

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