Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. The breed’s friendly, tolerant attitude makes them great family pets, and their intelligence makes them highly capable working dogs. Golden Retrievers excel at retrieving game for hunters, tracking, sniffing out contraband for law enforcement, and …

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German Longhaired Pointer

The German Longhaired Pointer is a multipurpose hunting dog breed that Germans started selectively breeding for their versatility and athleticism. Today, the German Longhaired Pointer, or GLP, is a gentle, loyal breed. Some fans of the breed refer to them simply as GLP. In their native country, they’re called Deutsch-Langhaar, …

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French Spaniel

The French Spaniel is a purebred dog from France and Canada. These dogs are sociable, intelligent, and gentle, which make up some of the best qualities in any pooch. The French Spaniel goes by several names, including Epagneul Francais, French Setter, and Canadian Setter. Despite their status as a pure …

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Flat-Coated Retriever

The Flat-Coated Retriever was originally developed as a dual-purpose retriever of game on land and from water, and they’re still popular for that purpose today. They also compete in obedience, rally, and agility, are super therapy dogs, and are ideal companions for people who are looking for an active dog …

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Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz were originally were bred to hunt a variety of small and large game, and then bark when they found something. Today they’re considered “talkative” companions who will keep you apprised of just about everything going on in your surroundings. Even though these are purebred dogs, you may find …

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Field Spaniel

The sturdy, medium-sized Field Spaniel dog breed was originally developed to retrieve game from land or water. Today, while they retain their excellent hunting skills, they’re mainly family companions and show dogs and are rarely seen in the field. These dogs love people and are loyal family friends. However, they …

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English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel dog breed was developed as a gun dog to flush, or spring, game in the field, but they’re also popular companions. Athletic and versatile, they’ve been known to participate in agility, hunt tests, tracking, obedience trials and more, and they’re great pals to have along when …

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English Setter

The English Setter dog breed was named for these dogs’ practice of “setting,” or crouching low, when they found birds so hunters could throw their nets over them. After the development of the gun, breeders developed the dog so they would stand in the more traditional Pointer style. English Setters …

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