Category Archives: Dog Breeds

Hounds

hound dogs

Greyhound Greyhounds have been prized for thousands of years for their speed, agility, and keen-sighted hunting skills.  They closely resemble the dogs depicted in ancient Assyrian and Egyptian carvings; and for this reason, some claim that they are the most purebred dogs on earth.  They are certainly among the fastest dogs in the world, capable […]

Toy Breeds

Affenpinscher Affenpinschers are among the oldest of the toy breeds. They originated in central Europe. Their name translates as “Monkey-terrier” in German, but the French refer to them as “mustachioed little devils.” These wiry-haired, energetic dogs are well suited to both names. These tough and agile dogs were bred to catch mice and rats in […]