Tag: AKC Foundation Stock Service Dog Breed

Finnish Lapphund

  Finnish Lapphund Overview Similar to other Spitz-type dogs, the Lapphund originated in Lappland, protecting its owner and hunting reindeer. As the owners of these dogs changed their lifestyles, the breed switched from a hunting breed to a herding breed, protecting livestock. The Lapphund is one of the …

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog Overview This is a  relatively new dog breed. The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog was developed by the crossing  the German Shepherd dog with a Carpathian Wolf. This dog breed was originally used for military duty, and today is used as a reliable guard and defense dog. They are quite …

Central Asian Ovtcharka

Central Asian Ovtcharka Overview Originating in the USSR, this ancient working dog breed was used to guard livestock against large predators, such as wolves and bears, and continues to do so today. The Central Asian Ovtcharka is popular in England, Poland and Italy. Due to export prohibitions, this breed …

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Catahoula Leopard Dog Overview This dog breed is believed to have descended from “war dogs” like the Mastiff and Greyhound. The Catahoula Leopard is considered to be the ultimate working dog and probably the most versatile. This dog breed excels at cattle herding and wild game hunting, including …

Caucasian Ovcharka

Caucasian Ovcharka Overview This dog breed originated in the Caucasus Mountain region where they were used to guard villages and flocks. The Caucasian Ovcharka was also used by the former Soviet government to guard factories and government facilities. In the United States, they have earned a reputation as trustworthy …

Bracco Italiano

Bracco Italiano Overview Originating in Italy, this ancient dog breed was highly prized by the aristocracy for their ability to hunt feathered game. The Bracco Italiano nearly became extinct during the early 1900’s, but the breed was revived by Italian breeder Ferdinando Delor de Ferrabonc. This breed is extremely rare …

Bolognese

  Bolognese Overview Closely related to the Havanese and Bichon Frise, the Bolognese originated in Italy during the 11th century. A favorite of Renaissance nobility, this breed was often presented to Belgian Royalty as presents. With the passing of nobility, the breed nearly became extinct. The breed was …

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