Bichon

Bichon

Bichon is a type of toy dog breed that originated in France as early as the 11th century. They may have descended from the Barbet, a medium-sized French dog. Bichon-type dogs include the Bichon Frise, Bolognese, Bolonka, Coton de Tulear, Havanese, Löwchen, and Maltese.

Spitz

Spitz

The spitz is a type of dog breed that has long, thick, and straight hair. Its ears and muzzle are pointed. It may carry its tail curled over its back or the tail may droop. The exact origin of the spitz is uncertain but it may have developed in the Arctic or Siberia since they…

Mastiff

Mastiff

The mastiff dog type is usually a large and powerful animal. They typically have a short coat, a large head and feet, and a broad but short muzzle. The ancestors of the mastiffs may have existed as long as 3,000 years ago. Some of the better know breeds today that are classified as a mastiff-type…

Molossus

Molossus

Molossus dogs were a breed kept by an ancient Greek tribe (Mollossians) circa 350 BCE. These dogs were large and ferocious and reportedly used in battle. The Molossus may be the ancestors of the modern-day Mastiffs.