Affenpinscher: Toy group, 10lbs, 11in. German "monkey terrier" with cute face. Brave, charming, and low-maintenance wiry coat. Entertaining pet.
Rottweilers: Ancient Roman descendants. Versatile service dogs - guard, search, and service. Calm, affectionate family pets with striking appearance.
Intelligent & watchful, the Belgian sheepdog (Groenendael) is a black, energetic workaholic. Highly trainable, low-maintenance coat.
Majestic gentle giant, the Newfoundland is a massive, water-rescue working dog with a thick, double coat. Great with kids but slobbery!
Bouncy, fun-loving flat-coated retrievers mistaken for black-coated goldens. Active, athletic, and lustrous coat. Colors: black, liver (chocolate).
Black Russian Terrier: Giant, powerful working dog resembling a Schnauzer with long beard. Needs expert owner, regular grooming.
Intelligent, playful, trainable. Bred for hunting and circus acts. Poodles come in various colors, minimal shedding, hypoallergenic.
Labrador Retrievers: #1 US breed for 30 years. Friendly, trainable, great family dogs. Short, water-resistant coat, heavy shedding. Needs lots of exercise.
Portuguese water dogs: fisherman's helpers turned beloved pets. Playful, social, and engaging. Need exercise. Black, brown, or white coat.
Schipperkes: Medieval ship ratters and watchdogs from Belgium, meaning "little captain" in Flemish. Charming, feisty, and excellent watchdogs.
Dobermans: Ultimate watchdogs, loyal & fearless. Affectionate & playful with high intelligence. Smooth black coats with rusty-brown trim, sometimes blue/red.