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American Leopard Hound Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Height: 21-27 inches Weight: 45-70 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-15 years About the American Leopard Hound The American Leopard Hound is a medium to large size dog and comes in three patterns: Solid, Leopard and Brindle; nine different official colors; and a variety of markings, however, sixty percent of all American Leopards are solid-colored dogs. The breed is very versatile […]

American Hairless Terrier Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 136 of 193 Height: 12-16 inches Weight: 12-16 pounds Life Expectancy: 14-16 years About the American Hairless Terrier The American Hairless Terrier stands between 12 to 16 inches at the shoulder, and comes in both coated and hairless varieties. The hairless variety might have eyebrows and whiskers, while the coated has a short, shiny coat. The […]

American Foxhound Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 186 of 193 Height: 22-25 inches (male), 21-24 inches (female) Weight: 65-70 pounds (male), 60-65 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 11-13 years About the American Foxhound American Foxhounds are sleek, rangy hunters known for their speed, endurance, and work ethic. You can tell the American Foxhound apart from their British cousin the English Foxhound by length of leg—the American’s […]

American Eskimo Dog Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 122 of 193 Height: 9-12 inches (toy), 12-15 inches (miniature), 15-19 inches (Standard) Weight: 6-10 pounds (toy), 10-20 pounds (miniature), 25-35 pounds (standard) Life Expectancy: 13-15 years About the American Eskimo Dog The American Eskimo Dog comes in three sizes—standard, miniature, and toy—standing as tall as 19 inches at the shoulder or as short as 9 […]

American English Coonhound Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 175 of 193 Height: 24-26 inches (male), 23-25 inches (female) Weight: 45-65 pounds Life Expectancy: 11-12 years About the American English Coonhound Standing as high as 26 inches at the shoulder, American English Coonhounds are deep-chested, sweet-faced athletes beloved by sportsmen for their speed and endurance. Stretched tightly across the athletic frame is a medium-length coat […]

Alaskan Malamute Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 58 of 193 Height: 25 inches (male), 23 inches (female) Weight: 85 pounds (male), 75 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 10-14 years About the Alaskan Malamute The Alaskan Malamute stands 23 to 25 inches at the shoulder and weighs 75 to 85 pounds. Everything about Mals suggests their origin as an arctic sled dog: The heavy bone, […]

Akita Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 47 of 193 Height: 26-28 inches (male), 24-26 inches (female) Weight: 100-130 pounds (male), 70-100 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 10-13 years About the Akita Akitas are burly, heavy-boned spitz-type dogs of imposing stature. Standing 24 to 28 inches at the shoulder, Akitas have a dense coat that comes in several colors, including white. The head is […]

Airedale Terrier Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 60 of 193 Height: 23 inches Weight: 50-70 pounds Life Expectancy: 11-14 years About the Airedale Terrier The Airedale Terrier is the largest of all terrier breeds. Males stand about 23 inches at the shoulder, females a little less. The dense, wiry coat is tan with black markings. Long, muscular legs give Airedales a regal lift […]

Afghan Hound Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 113 of 193 Height: 25-27 inches Weight: 50-60 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-18 years About the Afghan Hound Since ancient times, Afghan Hounds have been famous for their elegant beauty. But the thick, silky, flowing coat that is the breed’s crowning glory isn’t just for show — it served as protection from the harsh climate in mountainous […]

Affenpinscher Dog Breed Information, Popular Pictures

Breed Popularity: Ranks 148 of 193 Height: 9-11.5 inches Weight: 7-10 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-15 years About the Affenpinscher The Affen’s apish look has been described many ways. They’ve been called “monkey dogs” and “ape terriers.” The French say diablotin moustachu (“mustached little devil”), and Star Wars fans argue whether they look more like Wookies or Ewoks. Standing less than a […]