Dog Breed Profiles

Here we are building a list of dog breed profiles. Our profiles aim to be jargon-free and down to earth, giving an honest overview of the breed from the point of view of someone who has experience of owning or working with these dogs. Hence, it may take us some time to build it up.

If you cannot see your breed below, and would like to complete a breed profile for us or supply pictures for one of the dog breed profiles, please get in touch.

Oct 19
Papillon Breed Profile

Alert, affectionate and incredibly intelligent, the Papillon makes an excellent…

Oct 07
Springer Spaniel Breed Profile

Springer Spaniels have been bred for hunting and retrieving for hundreds of years, and…

Oct 02
Chinese Crested Breed Profile

The Chinese Crested is a relatively small dog that occurs naturally in two varieties:…

Sep 22
West Highland Terrier Breed Profile

West Highland Terriers are cheerful little characters hailing from Scotland. Their…

Sep 22
Lhasa Apso Breed Profile

Devoted and affectionate, with a dignity that is impossible to overlook, the Lhasa…

Sep 22
Alaskan Malamute Breed Profile

Fun-loving, smart and ever so slightly crazy, the Alaskan Malamute is a big, furry…

Sep 21
Bullmastiff Breed Profile

Calm, loyal and affectionate by nature, the Bullmastiff’s top priority is its…

Sep 21
Pomeranian Breed Profile

Pomeranians are the smallest members of the Spitz breed family, but these small dogs…

Sep 18
Samoyed Breed Profile

The Samoyed is known as ‘the dog with the smile’ due to the shape of its mouth. It…

Sep 03
Dogue de Bordeaux Breed Profile

Extremely affectionate and lovably lazy, the Dogue de Bordeaux – French for ‘Mastiff…

Aug 28
Boston Terrier Breed Profile

The loveable “American Gentleman”, a moniker given to the Boston Terrier on account of…

Aug 28
Doberman Breed Profile

Largely due to their origins as highly effective guard dogs, Dobermans are a breed…

Aug 27
Whippet Breed Profile

Whippets are a friendly and gentle breed. They are well-loved as loyal companions,…

Aug 07
Labradoodle Breed Profile

Exceptionally smart, exceedingly frolicsome and with a never-ending supply of love and…

Aug 05
American Bulldog Breed Profile

Loving, loyal and affectionate, the American Bulldog’s popularity as a beloved family…

Aug 03
Shar Pei Breed Profile

The Chinese Shar Pei is a medium-large dog known for its distinctive wrinkles.…

Jul 28
Boxer Breed Profile

The Boxer is a medium-large Germanic dog with an affable personality. A loyal and…

Jul 09
Yorkshire Terrier Breed Profile

The Yorkshire Terrier is one of the smallest breeds of dog. Some of the very tiniest…

Jul 09
Bichon Frise Breed Profile

The cheerful Bichon Frise is a charming companion for virtually all ages. Enjoying…

Jul 09
Patterdale Terrier Breed Profile

Although relatively small in stature, the Patterdale Terrier has an unmistakably big…

Jul 02
British Bulldog Breed Profile

Owing to its appearance and bloody history, the British Bulldog is often mistaken to…

Jul 02
German Shepherd Breed Profile

The German Shepherd Dog (GSD) is a medium to large dog breed well-loved the world…

Jul 02
Cocker Spaniel Breed Profile

There are two breeds of dog known as Cocker Spaniels: the English Cocker Spaniel and…

Jun 30
Chihuahua Breed Profile

The Chihuahua’s tiny stature and huge, expressive eyes combine to result in what many…

Jun 30
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breed Profile

With its cute, friendly appearance, small size and loving nature, the Cavalier King…

Jun 30
Border Collie Breed Profile

The Border Collie is an intelligent, agile and energetic breed that loves nothing more…

Jun 11
Cockapoo Breed Profile

The Cockapoo is a mix of Cocker Spaniel and Poodle and one of the oldest hybrid dog…

Jun 11
Jack Russell Breed Profile

Relatively small in size yet brim-full of energy and attitude, it’s easy to understand…

Jun 09
Poodle Breed Profile

Poodles have a long history, dating back many centuries. The Poodle is the only breed…

Feb 15
Dalmatian Breed Profile

Instantly recognisable owing to its spotted coat, the Dalmatian is a sleek, muscular…