Labrador retrievers are silly, playful dogs. They love playing fetch and swimming. The breed was brought to England from Newfoundland as waterfowl retrievers.
Boxers are muscular and athletic combat dogs known for their bravery, intelligence, and devotion. These intelligent dogs were hunters, guards, and couriers. Boxers are popular pets.
A golden retriever typifies an American family dog more than any other. Big, attractive golden retrievers have blonde or honey fur. They are loyal, bright, and goofy.
This spitz breed is connected to Malamutes and Samoyeds through Icelandic and Lappish sled dogs. Queen Victoria's Poms helped popularise them in Europe and abroad.
In the early 1900s, the English springer spaniel became popular in Europe and then America. The American Kennel Club ranks it among the top 30 most popular dogs in the U.S. The ESS is a well-rounded breed for an active household.
English Springer Spaniel
Aussies are athletic dogs. When they can, these dogs run, leap, and play. Their natural talent is herding, not agility or frisbee.
The French bulldog's popularity has soared in recent years due to its funny, loyal nature. They're among the top five U.S. dogs. Millions love their prominent ears and wrinkled face.
The Jack Russell terrier was developed in England in the 1800s to hunt foxes on the ground. Spunky, intelligent, and playful, they're popular family dogs.
Jack Russell Terrier
The queen likes Pembroke Welsh Corgis. Corgis are little yet act big. Short, robust herding dogs with bunny-like ears and a short tail. Intelligent, lively, loyal Corgis make great companions and playmates.