— Among those native to Ireland are the Irish Setter, a pal to three U.S. presidents, and the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, the leprechaun of dogdom.
— This six-toed, puffin-catching dog is one of the oddest breeds in the world, and one of the most endangered.
— This glamorous pooch has a long history that includes centuries with the Dalai Lama; the first in the U.S. were gifts from the 13th Dalai Lama.
— Find out why the Cairn was the ideal breed to pull back the curtain on the Wizard of Oz.
— Labrador Retrievers stay on top of the American Kennel Club's list. Frenchies are up. Pugs are down. Where does your favorite breed stand?
— Find out why this red-headed Hungarian is becoming one of America's favorite breeds.
— He's been the rarest breed in the world a few times in his past, but this legendary sled dog is making a comeback.
— From ancient lapdog to the world's richest dog, the Maltese expects royal treatment.
— He has a history as a status symbol, but the real Borzoi is more of a good ol' boy.
— Was the teddy bear really modeled after this dog breed?
— The Bergamasco, Boerboel, Cirneco dell’Etna, and Spanish Water Dog bring AKC's total to 184 breeds.
— When the going gets tough, get a Malamute! This breed is known for heavy hauling.
— Find out why so many people cotton to the Coton de Tulear!
— Don't be fooled by the plain brown wrapper! This unassuming "swamp Poodle" is fast becoming one of the most popular spaniels in America.
— You probably saw him in "For the Love of Winn Dixie" -- but did you know he was a purebred impersonating a mutt?
— This dapper dog is ready to spring into action -- and burrow into your heart!
— You had to be tough to survive in South Africa in the 1800s; the Boerboel was the dog of choice for protection from animals and other humans.
— Go ahead and drool over these delightful photos of Newfoundland puppies and their friends!
— Did you catch the Thanksgiving Day dog show? Get a recap and celebrate with the winners the right here.
— This large-breed dog is taking America by storm -- but he's not for everyone.
— At the St. Bernard Hospice, the dogs became famous for locating more than 2,000 lost travelers over the course of 300 years.
— It's America's most watched dog show---and we have the inside scoop. Use our cheat sheet to impress your friends!
— From ancient origins to the brink of extinction to worldwide fame, the Shar-Pei has seen it all.
— Your motivation will skyrocket, and your daily grind will be fluffier with these cute puppy pictures!
— Excellent police and military dogs, a Malinois even served on the Navy Seal team that raided bid Laden's compound.
— Cane Corso puppies grow into huge, gorgeous dogs, weighing 100 pounds or more. Enjoy lifting them while you can!
— He's more than a Lab with a perm -- this dog breed is the top choice for dedicated waterfowl hunters.
— Perhaps no other breed packs so much brains and beauty into such a small package.
— He's a fast friend with a racing heart, but don't mistake him for a Greyhound.
— Like many human celebrities, this breed needs only a single name; the Brittany Spaniel officially became the Brittany in 1982.
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