Subscribe here for your special free report on "How You
Can Improve the Health of Your Dog -Maybe Even Lengthen Your Dog's
Don't miss out! Get yours here:
PRIVACY: We will NEVER use your
details for ANY purpose other than to send you your FREE dog
health report and dog
- Things You Should Know About Dog Breeds!
There are numerous dog breeds, over 800 being recognized by various kennel clubs worldwide. As all dog breeds have been derived from mixed-breed dog populations, the term "purebred" has meaning only with respect to a certain number of generations. Moreover, many dogs, especially outside the United States and Western Europe, belong to no recognized breed.
A few basic breed types have evolved gradually during the domesticated dog's relationship with man over the last 10,000 or more years, but most modern breeds are of relatively recent derivation.
Many of these are the product of a deliberate process of artificial selection. Because of this, some breeds are highly specialized, and there is extraordinary morphological diversity across different breeds. Despite these differences, dogs are able to distinguish dogs from other kinds of animal.
In this section you'll find many interesting articles about Dog Breeds... BTW, lots of new articles will be added in the near future... so come back doggy! :-)