The borzoi's name in Russian means "fast," and the dog lives up to its name. The breed is often seen in dog shows and athletics because of its small size.
Whippets are often used as athletes in dog sports like racing and hare coursing because the breed is so fast and agile, especially when trained well.
This old breed is thought to be older than written history, and it hasn't changed much from its ancestors. Scottish deerhounds are known for being great hunters of deer.
Doberman pinschers are a breed of dog that is known for being strong-willed and calm. They are also known for walking and standing on their toes instead of their paws.
People think of the Weimaraner as a dog that can do a lot of different things. Which are both important for hunting small game and playing sports.
Pharaoh hounds are confident and able to take care of themselves, but they do need special training that doesn't involve punishment.
People like poodles because they are cute and smart. Most of the time, poodles are used as show dogs because they are smart, agile, and obedient.
Most people think that the Great Dane is related to a dog breed that lived in ancient Greece. In Greek art, dogs that look like Great Danes are shown hunting wild boar.
Belgian Malinois are one of the most active dog breeds, which means they need a lot of attention and exercise.
Boxers are friendly, loving dogs that are very loyal to their owners. They are also good with kids and watch out for them, which makes them a great family dog.
Border collies are bred to herd livestock and are known for being energetic and athletic. In dog sports, they often do quick moves that are impressive to watch.
The Anatolian shepherd is an old breed that has been around for at least 6,000 years. Back then, they lived in places with very hot weather.