The soft-coated Wheaten terrier was first bred as an Irish hunting dog.
Bedlington terriers get their name from a small town in Northern England. They look and act like sheep and are named after that town.
Fox terriers are easy to spot because their colourful heads stand out against their white bodies.
The curly-coated retriever was first made in England to catch ducks. It's important for people who own this breed of dog to make training fun so that the dog stays interested.
The Irish wolfhound is the tallest dog breed that the American Kennel Club officially recognises. They stand at least 30 inches tall, but they are very gentle giants.
The beautiful Kuvasz breed comes from Hungary. It looks like American favourites like the Labrador retriever and golden retriever, but its snow-white coat makes it stand out.
The Australian shepherd is a breed of dog with a lot of energy. Before it came to the U.S., not much was known about where it came from.
Salukis come from the Middle East, and they look a lot like greyhounds. It's the second fastest breed in the world.
Finnish spitzs, also called "Finkies" affectionately, are some of the loudest and most vocal dogs in the world. While this may be annoying to some dog lovers.
The origin of the word "pointer" is pretty clear. The companions of these runners stand facing in a certain direction, which is especially helpful for hunters trying to find game birds.