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Top Ten Dogs in America

Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever

With a little more refinement after Tweedmouth’s time, the Golden Retriever came forth as an enduring gift to dogkind from a hunt-happy aristocrat. The Golden was first seen at a British dog show in 1908, and good specimens of the breed began arriving in America, by way of Canada, at about the same time.

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French Bulldog
French Bulldog

So in no particular order we present to you, the best of the best French Bulldog breeders in America (and one in Canada, too). BlueHaven French Bulldogs French Bulldogs are a family affair at BlueHaven Bulldogs.

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English Bulldog
English Bulldog

Bulldogs are mellow and are happy to relax next to their owner’s feet, but they also enjoy an occasional romp and going on walks. ... Immediate soaking with cool water and giving ice can help to cool the dog. The Bulldog Club of America provides additional detailed advice on Bulldog health and care. Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club: No recommended health tests. Read the ...

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Beagle
Beagle

Beagles imports began arriving in America in the years after the Civil War, and their popularity among U.S. rabbit hunters was immediate. The AKC registered its first Beagle, named Blunder, in 1885.

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Poodle
Poodle

The Standard Poodle began its development as a retrieving water dog more than 400 years ago. With a crisp, curly coat as protection against the elements, superlative swimming ability, and off-the-charts intelligence, the Poodle was, and still is, a magnificent retriever.

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Rottweiler
Rottweiler

The ideal Rottweiler is a medium large, robust and powerful dog, black with clearly defined rust markings. His compact and substantial build denotes great strength, agility and endurance. Dogs are characteristically more massive throughout with larger frame and heavier bone than bitches.

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Yorkshire Terrier
Yorkshire Terrier

Beneath the dainty, glossy, floor-length coat of a Yorkshire Terrier beats the heart of a feisty, old-time terrier. Yorkies earned their living as ratters in mines and mills long before they became the beribboned lapdogs of Victorian ladies.

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German Shorthaired Pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer

The German shorthaired pointer (GSP) is an athletic dog originally bred as a gun dog. They still retain their working attributes, and show dogs are quite capable of being trained to retrieve and point or flush out game.

German Shepherd
German Shepherd

The German Shepherd Dog (Deutshe Schäferhund) descends from the family of German herding dogs that, until the late 19th century, varied in type from district to district. In the waning years of the 1800s, a German cavalry officer, Captain Max von Stephanitz, made it his mission to develop the ideal German herder.

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Bulldog
Bulldog

The American Bulldog will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. They are relatively inactive indoors and will do best with at least an average-sized yard. Exercise. The American Bulldog should be taken on a long daily walk.. Life Expectancy. Up to 16 years. Litter Size. Average of 11 puppies. Grooming. The short, harsh coat is easy to groom. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush, and bathe only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.

Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever

Do The American And English Breed Standards Differ? The UK kennel club, the AKC and no other national registry or parent club of Labrador Retrievers contain in the breed standard, or recognize in any way, a difference between American and English Labradors.