Dog Breeds

Dog breed profiles - a complete list of dog breeds. Click here for advice on choosing the right dog...

Italian Spinone
The Italian Spinone or Italian Griffon originates from the Piedmont district of North West Italy. A member of the Hunt,…
Golden Retriever
The Golden Retriever is an ideal companion, sensitive and sensible. The breed has been adapted for various activities.
Welsh Springer Spaniel
A hard working gundog, but one who will make an excellent pet to the right family. Always wanting to please, very…
Curly-Coated Retriever
The Curly-Coated Retriever was the gundog of choice in the UK in the 1800s. They are powerful swimmers and are thought…
Kooikerhondje
A Dutch working dog, the Kooikerhondje loves water and is an adept swimmer due to their original role luring ducks into…
Clumber Spaniel
The Clumber is one of the oldest types of spaniel, but his hasn't stopped the breed from slipping down in populairty…
Lagotto Romagnolo
The Lagotto Romagnolo is also known as the Romagna Water Dog. This breed is one of the oldest waterfowl retrievers, its…
English Springer Spaniel
The Springer Spaniel is an incredibly versatile breed and will try anything with great enthusiasm. A lively, energetic…
American Cocker Spaniel
The American Cocker Spaniel is a direct descendant of the English Cocker Spaniel, initially bred as a gundog, excelling…
German Longhaired Pointer
The German Longhaired Pointer (GLP) is regarded as one of the best hunt, point and retrieve breeds. They are naturally…
Irish Water Spaniel
Almost human-like! The Irish Water Spaniel is a very intelligent dog that requires a lot of attention, plenty of walks…
Brittany
As its name suggests the Brittany breed originated in the Northern region of France. They are the smallest of the…
Field Spaniel
A docile, friendly chap, perhaps more suited to country than town. Provided he is well exercised, he'll make a good,…
Spanish Water Dog
Those woolly cords and mop-style coat will get some attention! This versatile, family-friendly dog makes a great pet to…
Poodle (Toy)
Initially bred as a gundog, the Poodle has now found itself as the dog of choice for those seeking to inject a little…
Munsterlander (Large)
A close companion and hunt-point-retrieve breed blessed with an excellent nose, equally happy tracking game across land…
Gordon Setter
The Gordon Setter is a gundog that can adapt to 'pet' life providing plenty of opportunity to run freely is given. They…
Labrador Retriever
The Labrador is a fantastic all-rounder - you name it, he'll most likely be able to do it. They revel in company and…
Cocker Spaniel (English)
The Cocker Spaniel wants to please his owner and excels at training. An energetic, bouncy dog best suited to an active…
Hungarian Vizsla
The Hungarian Vizsla is a working breed and this must be taken into consideration. Hungarian Vizslas have an unusually…
English Setter
A gundog that can adapt to 'pet' life providing plenty of opportunity to run freely is given. They love people and are…
English Pointer
Originally a working dog, the Pointer makes an excellent family companion. It is kind, obedient and sensitive.
Gundog
The term gundog refers to any breed or type of dog that traditionally has ‘worked to the gun’. Typical gundogs are the…
Irish Red & White Setter
A gundog that can adapt to 'pet' life providing plenty of opportunity to run freely is given. They love people and are…
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an active and outgoing dog who loves to swim! The breed is in the Gundog group and was…
Flat-Coated Retriever
Flat Coated Retrievers are extroverts and have a sense of humour. They are slow to mature and retain their playful puppy…
Munsterlander (Small)
A close companion and hunt-point-retrieve breed blessed with an excellent nose, equally happy tracking game across land…
Poodle (Standard)
Initially bred as a gundog, the Poodle has now found itself as the dog of choice for those seeking to inject a little…
Irish Setter
The Irish Setter is a Gundog who can adapt to 'pet' life providing plenty of opportunity to run freely is given. They…
Weimaraner
The 'grey ghost' is a versatile dog that can just about do anything it sets its mind on. Having said that, they are…
Sussex Spaniel
An obedient guard dog in disguise! Given the right socialization and training, they will fit well into any family, but…
German Wirehaired Pointer
The German Wirehaired Pointer (GWP), known as the Deutch Drahthaar in its homeland, is a versatile gundog breed. Being a…
Hungarian Wire-Haired Vizsla
The Vizsla is an HPR (hunt, point, retrieve) breed. He has great versatility, with the nose of a Bloodhound, pointing…
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
The Toller is an ideal dog for an active family. He is a high-energy dog and needs regular off-lead exercise as well as…