Giant Schnauzers

Despite their name, Giant Schnauzers are not actually giant. They are just larger versions of the standard Schnauzer. This breed originated in the Bavaria and W├╝rttemberg regions of Germany during the 17th century. Originally considered a version of the German...

German Wirehair Pointers

The German Wirehaired Pointer is a dog whose origin can be traced back all the way to 1880 Germany, where they were developed as a versatile hunting breed. They were created by crossing the German Shorthaired Pointer with the Griffon, the Stichelhaar, and the...

German Shorthaired Pointers

The German Shorthaired Pointer is a breed that was developed as a hunting dog in 19th century Germany. There is some confusion surrounding the origin of this breed. Many breeders believe that they are a descendent of older German hunting breeds such as the German Bird...

Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees is a breed believed to have originated in either Siberia or Central Asia. These dogs are descended from the Hungarian Kuvasz and the Maremma Sheepdog. It is also believed that the St. Bernard contributed to the development of this breed. These dogs...

Great Danes

The Great Dane is one of the oldest breed of dog, dating back to ancient Egypt where there were depictions of this dog on Egyptian monuments. Dogs that closely resemble the Great Dane were also believed to appear on ancient Greek money, and there were even mentions of...