Australia is beautiful mysterious country and many dog breeds were developed in here. Everyone know the famous Australian wild dog - Dingo. But he is not the only Australian dogs, there are many other domesticated breeds.
One of the most famous ones is definitely Australian Cattle Dog also known as Red and Blue Heelers, those dogs were used as working dog on farms and cattle stations. Because of their herding heritage, they requiers plenty of exercise. This is the best jogging partner and they will love almost every exercise, like agility or fetch. They are intelligent and easy to train. They are good family dogs, but they can be a little unsure around small kids and they tend to herd everything that moves, including small children. They are known as wash and wear dogs, which means they requires almost no grooming, only occasional brushing is enough.
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Large dogs might seem terryfing for some people, but the truth is, that they are most of the time gentle, calm and confident. They are not troublemakers, if they are trained and socialized well. There are a lot of giant dog breeds, but what are the largest ones?
Its not that easy to answer, because large can mean tall, but it can also mean heavy. Largest dogs in the world are Great Danes and Irish Wolfhounds, but heaviest are English Mastiffs with weight around 100 kgs. The heaviset mastiff named Aicama Zomba weighed 155 kilograms. Those dogs might look terryfiyng but in reality, they are very friendly, easy going and well tempered. In history, acording to American Kennel Club, they were matched up against bulls, gladiators, lions, tigers and bears!
Great Dane is the owner of tallest dog world record. The average height is between 70 to 80 centimetres, but the tallest Great Dane – The Zeus stood an astounding 44 inches tall 111 centimetres. They were originally bred as hunting dogs, but today they are mostly friendly and loving companions. This is the real gentle giant, which needs a lot of attention from his family, otherwise he will be really sad.
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India is beautiful large country, with great mountains, people, nature and dogs! A lot of dogs. Dog breeds from India are not very popular internationally, but i think you will like at least some of them.
Maybe the best known Indian dog is Chippiparai, which is sighthound from Tamil Nadu region. Chippiparai was used for hunting boars and deers but later he was kept as a symbol of royalty and wealth. It is robust and fast dog, which is easy to groom and does not shed much. It is very active breed which needs plenty of exercise. He hates to be alone and loves to be around his people.
Another well known Indian breed is Bully Kutta. Beast from the east, how Bully Kutta is sometimes called is mastiff dog from Punjab region. It is extremely strong dog with large shoulders and really strong jaws. He was bred to hunt big game but he is also amazing guard dog.
You can check our TOP 10 video bellow the video. You will find many usefull information not only about Bully Kutta and Chippiparai, but also about Kanni, Mudhol Hound, Combai, Indian Pariah Dog, Gaddi Kutta, Indian Spitz, Rampur Greyhound and Jonangi.
There are four varieties of Belgian Shepherd - Tervuren, Groenendale, Lakenois and the most popular one - Belgian Malinois. But Malinois is not only shepherd, it is very versatile dog breed, that is great at many things. They are best known for working as police and military dogs, but they also excell at search and rescue work and even in agility.
Belgian Malinois is alert and loyal companion and he is great as a working or even as a family dog and they are good with kids. They were bred as a herding dogs, which means, they still have herding instincts and they are very protective over their family. Because of that, they might be hostile to strangers, so it is crucial to socialize them properly.
Malinois is very active breed and requires a lot of exercise. If you want your dog happy and healthy, you need to give him at least daily long walks. This is not a dog suited for aparment living, he will be happies if he has big yard, where he can vent his energy. If you will not give your dog enough activity, he can become destructive.
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Small breeds are gaining more and more popularity. They can live in small apparments, they do not cost that much money, but they still have the beautiful dog personality.
But have you ever wondered what are the smallest dog breeds in the world? I bet you know, that the smallest dog is Chihuahua. Chihuahua weighs 1-3 kgs. Chihuahua is named after chihuahua state in Mexico, where it originated. They have many different coat colors and you can have long or shorthaired chihuahua. They are known for having big dog attitude in small dog body. They are loyal, brave, proud and courageous.
But there are much more small dogs, you can watch our TOP 10 list in the video bellow. You will find information about Russkiy, Yorkshire Terrier, Maltese, Prague Ratter, Pomeranian, Pug, Pekingese, Papillon and Shih Tzu.