The Miniature Schnauzer is a small sized dog breed of Schnauzer type that originated in Germany. Miniature Schnauzer is a robust, active dog of terrier type, and resembles his larger cousin, the Standard Schnauzer, in general appearance. This is the 11th most popular breed in US as per American kennel Club Data.
The Shih Tzu dog breed has its origin in Japan. This small sturdy dog is covered over with an abundant double coat of long hair lined with a woolly undercoat. Shih Tzu is a proud looking little dog and has hair above the nose growing upward. The breed is characterized by its long, flowing double coat; sturdy build; intelligence; and a friendly, energetic, lively attitude.
The Shih-Tzu is an alert and spunky little dog. Ideally, height at withers is 9 to 10½ inches; but, not less than 8 inches nor more than 11 inches. Ideally, weight of mature Shih Tzu dogs range from7 to 16 pounds.
Responsible and legit breeders breed dogs as close as possible to the breed standard, which does not recognize "toy" or "imperial" Shih Tzu. Shih Tzu far below the normal weight range for the breed may have health problems. If you want a truly tiny dog, select another breed like poodle. This is not the best.
The Poodle is a toy, miniature, and standard breed of dog. Poodles are generally distinguished by adult shoulder height. The Poodles most outstanding characteristics are its intelligence and Sense of humor.
In history, the original Poodles were water dogs used for retrieving. The retriever or gundog character is still visible in them.
Breeding a poodle is not an easy task. But prospective owners of Poodles are equipped and provide a fenced-in area to the pups in which the Poodle can exercise or be prepared to walk the Poodle regularly on a leash. The never consider it as a huge task
A reputable Poodle breeder tries to produce the ideal Poodle as described in the Standard of the Poodle. So it is the best to buy a poodle from a good breeder.
The Beagle is a breed of medium-sized Hound dog. It is a hardy, sturdy squarely-built, small dog. Sometimes looks like the a puppy of some other breed, resembling English foxhound. In urban developments, the Beagles can become acclimated. But they require substantial outdoor activity for the "beagle lifestyle".
Beagles eager to romp and play with children, toys, or other dogs. Infact, this breed need companionship more than most other breeds. Indeed, a Beagle left to his own devices will be noisy, destructive, or both. The Beagle's compact body is longer than tall. It also has a well built physique. Their noses guide them through life, and beagles are never happier than when following an interesting scent.
Reverend Phillip Honeywood established a Beagle pack in Essex in the 1830s and it is believed that this pack formed the basis for the modern Beagle breed.
The Golden Retriever is a beautiful, well-proportioned, sturdy dog with a feathered, medium-length, cream to golden-colored coat. The breed was originated in the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s and was used predominantly for hunting purposes. Their intelligence and versatility sees them employed in a variety of roles including illegal drug detection, search and rescue, as hunting dogs and as guide dogs. Puppies are also bred at home. In fact, Golden Retriver puppies are one of the cutest puppies of retriver species.
Deviation in height of more than one inch from standard either way and u or overshot bite is considered as a disqualification for the Golden Retriver breed.
The median life span for Golden Retrievers is approximately 10 to 12 years.
Yorkshire Terrier is a dog breed of small toy dog breed from Lancashire and Yorkshire, England, bred from a number of other terriers, principally the Skye and the Manchester terriers. This long-haired terrier dog is known for its playful demeanor and distinctive blue and tan coat over it making it a cute pet. Yorkshire Terrier is not different from other terriers, are brave, determined, investigative and energetic.
Yorkie puppies are usually black & tan. The dog tail is usually docked to half its length. If the dogs are not for showing, the owners usually go for the shaggy look which make them their sweet Yorkie. The Yorkshire Terrier breed standard specifies that the dog should have a compact, athletic build suitable for an active lifestyle; and hold itself in an upright, confident manner.
Any solid or combination of colors other than blue and tan as described above is considered as disqualification for Yorkshire Terrier puppies . Any white markings other than a small white spot on the forechest that does not exceed 1 inch at its longest dimension is yet another.