Breeds A-Z

Shiba Inu

Temperament: Alert, Active, Attentive Height: 14.5-16.5 inches (male), 13.5-15.5 inches (female) Weight: 23 pounds (male), 17 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 13-16 years Group: Non-Sporting Group  An ancient Japanese breed,… Read More »Shiba Inu

Shetland Sheepdog

Temperament: Playful, Energetic, Bright Height: 13-16 inches Weight: 15-25 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-14 years Group: Herding Group  The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is an extremely intelligent,… Read More »Shetland Sheepdog

Scottish Terrier

Temperament: Confident, Independent, Spirited Height: 10 inches Weight: 19-22 pounds (male), 18-21 pounds (female) Life Expectancy: 12 years Group: Terrier Group  A solidly compact dog of vivid personality, the… Read More »Scottish Terrier


Temperament: Confident, Alert, Curious Height: 11-13 inches (male), 10-12 inches (female) Weight: 10-16 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-14 years Group: Non-Sporting Group  The Schipperke, Belgium’s “little captain,” is the traditional… Read More »Schipperke


Temperament: Gentle, Dignified, Independent-Minded Height: 23-28 inches (male), considerably smaller (female) Weight: 40-65 pounds Life Expectancy: 10-17 years Group: Hound Group  Among the world’s oldest breeds, the slim but… Read More »Saluki

Redbone Coonhound

Temperament: Even-Tempered, Amiable, Eager to Please Height: 22-27 inches (male), 21-26 inches (female) Weight: 45-70 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-15 years Group: Hound Group  The streamlined Redbone Coonhound, an American… Read More »Redbone Coonhound

Rat Terrier

Temperament: Friendly, Inquisitive, Lovable Height: 10-13 inches (miniature), 13-18 inches (standard) Weight: 10-25 pounds Life Expectancy: 12-18 years Group: Terrier Group  An American original with a breed name said… Read More »Rat Terrier