Portuguese water dogs were first created to herd fish, find misplaced gear or shattered nets, and transport packages from ship to land.
Newfoundland dogs are the sweetest dogs ever and are referred to as "nature's nanny".
Maltese dogs, one of the oldest toy breeds, were designed to be affectionate and loving towards their owners.
The perfect companion dog, goldens are charming and devoted. Instead of playing outside without you, they would prefer to be napping at your feet.
With their thick fur coat and striking eyes, Siberian huskies are magnificent creatures. Most people who pick huskies do so because they are incredibly beautiful.
Poodles are misunderstood. But they're easy to teach since they're so intelligent, and are vibrant, fun-loving, and devoted family dogs.
Beagles are trained by law enforcement to sniff out prohibited things in luggage because of their intelligence.
German Shepherds are remarkable animals and a relatively recent breed (they first appeared in 1899). They are brave, obedient, highly loyal, and eager to learn.
Corgis are known for being playful and affectionate, which contributes to their cult-like popularity.
Labs are intelligent and frequently chosen as guide dogs and service dogs for blind or autistic people. They were bred to be eager to please and playful companions.
Mutts are great no matter what breeds are mixed together. Dr. Sarah Ward Fatula, a veterinarian, thinks mixed-breed animals are less likely than purebred animals to suffer genetically inherited health issues.