Category Archives: Dog Breeds

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 […]