Looking for a new dog and can't decide? We can help with our dog breed selector...

Looking for a new dog and can't decide? We can help with our dog breed selector...
Dogs are amazing creatures and make amazing pets! Choosing the right dog can be tough. These days there are hundreds of different types of dog breeds and designer dog breeds out there. So where do you start? Doggie Diva has put together a comprehensive list of different dog breeds out there. Take a look at our dog breed selector below, see what appeals to you and remember, when choosing a new dog, make sure the breed works for you and your family and do your research!

Dog Breed About Each Dog Breed
Airdale Terrier Known as the "King of Terriers", the Airdale Terrier is the strongest and largest of all terrier breeds, reportedly easy to train and an excellent guard dog.
Akita A working dog with origins in Japan, the Akita shows great possibility as a family pet due to its ability to perform and participate in therapy work. 
Akita (American) The American Akita is a working dog breed which, if firmly trained as a puppy, can become an obedient and loyal dog for individuals and families. 
Alaskan Malamute The Alaskan Malamute is an attractive dog with unique colorings which often resemble a wolf. This is a strong dog breed which shows great strength and intelligence.
American Bulldog A beautiful working dog breed, the American Bulldog is an active dog that enjoys being social. This makes the Bulldog an ideal breed for families. 
American Cocker Spaniel A sporting breed, the American Cocker Spaniel is usually great with children as well as other dogs. This dog breed is also very intelligent and can easily learn tricks.
Australian Shepherd Originally used a a herd dog dating back to pioneer days, the Australian Shepherd is a superior family pet which displays above average trainability and intelligence.
Basset Hound An irresistable dog breed with long ears that often touch the ground, the Basset Hound is a great multi-purpose family dog and hunting companion. 
Beagle The Beagle is one of the most popular dog breeds in America today. This breed makes wonderful pets due to their playful personalities and robust attitudes. 
Bernese Mountain Dog Known as a working dog, the Bernese Mountain Dog is very intelligent and has a long silky coat which helps this dog breed to thrive in colder weather. 
Bichon Frise The Bichon Frise is a cheerful and happy dog breed which is often described as a cotton ball due to its double layer of white curly hair and dark eyes.
Border Collie Considered the workaholic breed of the dog world, the Border Collie is a loyal comoanion that will guard and protect his family without considering his own safety.
Boston Terrier Often called the 'All American Dog", the Boston Terrier features a black brindle or seal with white on his coat and features 'bat-like' ears. 
Boxer Large and powerful, the Boxer is a playful and robust dog breed that can be lovable or fierce and is one of the most popular dogs in America today.
Brittany Spaniel Classified in the sporting group, the Brittany Spaniel is a medium sized dog breed which is considered optimal for sporting and companionship.
Bull Terrier The Bull Terrier is considered a lively and playful dog breed, loyal and friendly. These dogs are considered ideal for families with children due to their energy levels.
Bulldog The Bulldog is a medium build dog with a massive head and ill-proportioned body which adds to their charm, making this one of the most popular dog breeds today.
Bullmastiff A strong and powerful dog, the Bullmastiff is easy to train, willing to please and highly intelligent. This is a very loyal and obedient dog breed. 
Cairn Terrier The most famous Cairn Terrier is little 'ToTo' from the wizard of Oz. Small and agile, these hardy terriers are highly trainable and obedient, making perfect pets.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel The Calavier King Charles Spaniel is a toy breed made popular by English royalty. Today, this breed is a beloved dog breed in America due to their sweet dispositions. Learn more about the Calivier King Charles dog breed...
Chihuahua The Chihuahua may be small in stature but has an enormous heart. Chihuahua owners appreciate the loyalty and camaraderie this intelligent breed has to offer.
Chinese Crested The Chinese Crested breed offers two well-known varieties - the Powderpuff and the hairless dog. These dogs feature a fashionable mane, tail, and 'socks'.
Chinese Shar-Pei Wrinkles never looked cuter! The Chinese Shar-Pei is a sandy coated dog breed whose unique head shape is often referred to as like a hippopotamus.
Chow Chow The Chow Chow is an artic breed with Chinese origins. This breed offers affection, obedience and loyalty, a perfect family pet which comes in five different colors.
Collie The Collie is a large and attractive dog, most often recognized because of his coat. This breed exhibits many great characteristics, including intelligence and loyalty.
Dachshund A faithful companion and forever friend who asks for little more than love in return, the Dachsund is your loyal shadow whether on the go or relaxing on the sofa. 
Dalmation Spontaneous and playful, the Dalmation makes every day an adventure. Active owners will enjoy this charismatic breed which features a vibrant black and white coat.
Doberman Pinscher The Doberman Pinscher has superb posture which gives a hint of his nobility and disposition. A protector and companion, the doberman is a truly wonderful pet.
English Bulldog The body and massive head of an English Bulldog are delightfully ill-proportioned. This exceptional dog breed looks fierce but is one of the most gentle of all canines. 
English Springer Spaniel Wearing a beautiful coat of fur which hangs beautifully, the English Springer Spaniel is a medium size dog who relentlessly hunts for his master in any weather.
French Bulldog A large bone structure in a small muscular build, the French Bulldog is described as having 'bat ears'. This breed makes wonderful therapy dogs and family pets.
German Shepherd Originally used as a military and police dog, the German Shepherd will guard your home and family. Enjoy the companionship and loyalty of this attractive breed.
German Shorthaired Pointer The hunting capabilities of a German Shorthaired Pointer has earned this breed the classification of a gun dog. The breed is medium in size and available in two colors. 
Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds available due to such intelligence and loyalty. This breed is ideal as a guide or sear and rescue dog.
Great Dane The Great Dane is large in stature but very loyal and playful. This breed is often referred to as the 'king of dogs' and makes a superb family pet.
Great Pyrenees Large and in charge, the Great Pyrenees is an excellent animal herder that will work hard for his master. The all white water-resistant coat is a trademark feature. 
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Often called the 'swissie', the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a real working dog, an excellent choice for farm owners on rugged or mountain terrains.
Greyhound With the slender build and regal posture of a Greyhound, it is no surprise that this dog breed is agile and quick as well as a loyal companion.
Havanese The Havanese is the official dog of Cuba and there is no surprise why This sweet dog breed has an amazing disposition and will faithfully protect his family. 
Irish Setter Offering stunning good looks and fun-loving comic relief, the Irish Setter is a bird dog with infinite personality and quick, powerful movement.
Italian Greyhound Very small and extremely slender, the Italian Greyhound may have been perfectly bred for hunting or as an enriching and loyal dog breed for families.
Jack Russell Often described as cheerful, loyal and vibrant dog breeds with exceptional personalities, the Jack Russell Terrier will capture your heart and make a wonderful pet.
Labrador Retriever The bond between the Labrador Retriever and his owner is heartwarming. Extremely intelligent and eager to learn, the Lab will learn many tricks to please his owner.
Lhasa Apso The Lhaso Apso is a small breed of dog that is quite hardy. Featuring long hair that parts down the middle, this breed is both fashionable and independent.
Maltese The Maltese is beautiful and stately, with luxuriously long white hair that grows very long. This dog breed is very intelligent and affectionate.  
Mastiff The Mastiff is a massive dog which commands respect, yet loves to be around other people. Available in three colors, this breed is known to be an excellent watch dog.
Miniature Pinscher The Miniature Pinscher is often referred to as the 'king of the toys' due to his small stature and great bravery. High-spirited and alert, this breed is an excellent guard.
Miniature Schnauzer The most popular of three Schnauser breeds, the Miniature is small in size and very handsome due to his attractive double coat and long facial hair - called whiskers.
Newfoundland The Newfoundland is a large dog but is quite agile and adept in water. This dog breed sports an amazingly thick coat which will protect him eveb in icy waters.
Old English Sheepdog The Old English Sheepdog is a classic breed which offers protection of land and animals for his master. This breed has great strength and will remain loyal to his owner.
Papillion With ears that seem to mimic the shape of a butterfly, the Papilion is small and regal with an attractive bone structure and a winning personality.
Pekingese The Pekinese appears to be heavier in the front than in the back, sporting a thick fur and regal mane. This dog breed comes in many colors and makes a great pet.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Long and low to the ground, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi was once considered the dog of royalty. Today, any family can offer this friendly breed a forever home.
Pomeranian The Pomeranian is often seen in competitive dog shows due to their beautiful coat of hair and amazingly bright personalities. The Pom is a wonderful pet for families.
Poodle Great for owners who have problems with allergies, the Poodle features thick curly hair which keeps danger down. The Poodle is a wonderful addition to any family.
Pug Enjoy a small dog with amazing personality and playfulness when you choose a Pug. This dog breed comes in several colors, featuring a black mask on his muzzle.
Rhodesian Ridgeback The large Rhodesian Ridgeback is a muscular dog breed known for hunting and protection. This breed, called an African Lion Hound, was once used to chase lions.
Rottweiler The Rottweiler is a huge dog breed with a massive head. This dog breed is an excellent protector or guide due to his size, endurance, and intelligence.
Saint Bernard The Saint Bernard is a member of the working breed and is characterized by their massive stature, yet these are a loving loyal and doting breed.
Samoyed The Samoyed is a large herding breed which has white hair and black lips that curl upward at the corners of the mouth. This seems to produce a smile. 
Scottish Terrier (Scottie) The Scottie dog is more well-known as the Scottish Terrier. Small, loyal, faithful and fun-loving, this dog breed is regognized most for his distinctive profile. 
Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) The Shetland Sheepdog has an appearance that is similar to a miniature collie, known to be one of the most trainable and obedient dog breeds. 
Shih-Tzu A small dog breed with luxurious long hair that hangs from the body and covers the eyes, the Shih Tzu is a sweet and playful pet that will bring much joy to owners.
Siberian Husky A working dog breed, the Siberian Husky is a beautiful canine that originated in Siberia. Many people consider this breed an amazing breed due to its endurance.
Silky Terrier The Australian Silky Terrier is a small and compact short-legged terrier. The Silky Terrier was bred in the late 19th Century from Australian Terriers mixed with Yorkshire Terriers imported from England. Learn more about the Silky Terrier dog breed...
Standard Poodle The Standard Poodle is a beautiful dog that is often used for therapy or companionship. Calm and obedient, this dog breed is wonderful for families with children. 
Weimaraner Sometimes called the 'grey ghost' due to their beautiful coat, the Weimaraner is an aristocratic breed which features a tall stature and superior grace in movement.
West Highland White Terrier A West Highland White Terrier is a beautiful dog breed with a snow white coat. Often referred to as 'Westies'. These dogs are spunky,strong willed and playful.
Yorkshire Terrier

Choose a Yorkshire Terrier for a small and faithful pet who will adore and obey his owner. The Yorkie expects little more than love in return.

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