Dürrbäch Dog (Dürrbächler), Yellow Cheeks (Gelbbäckler), Four Eyes (Vieräugler)? The former farm dog from the Bernese Oberland goes by many names and nowadays enjoys worldwide popularity as a family dog. Bernese Mountain Dogs treat their families with great warmness, although they would rather be in the great outdoors amongst the cold and snow.
Harmonious, playful and people-loving? This description from the breed standard doesn't quite seem to match the image held by many people of the Bull Terrier as a dangerous fighting machine. It's time to do away with some of the prejudices surrounding this breed.
The proverbial puppy dog eyes have melted the hearts of many animal lovers. Here you can learn all about the compact Dachshund, also known as the Teckel or Dackel.
Medium to large in size with an unmissable black-and-white coat, the Dalmatian is a very active dog that happily seeks out mental and physical challenges.
The name of this German utility dog breed reveals that the Hovawart originally served as a court guard. In Middle High German, “hova” means court and “wart” guard. The Hovawart has to the present day not lost its qualities associated with the role, but is now also popular as a family dog.
Empress Elisabeth of Austria is said to have owned this lion amongst dogs.
After all, the huge Leonberger doesn't just make an impression with its proud lion's mane and harmonious proportions, but also with its self-assured composure and children-loving nature.
At a maximum of 45cm in height and up to 10kg in weight, clever Medium Poodles are just the right size for many dog lovers, since they can always be involved as loyal everyday companions.
These clever dogs share both the unusual Rasta look and their Hungarian sheepdog roots with the significantly bigger Komondor. Both breeds have now gained numerous fans outside of Hungary too. If you're interested in having a Puli as a pet, however, you should consider that these robust nature lovers need lots of activity and exercise whatever the weather.
This shaggy-haired white dog is mainly known lovingly by its fans as a “Westie” for short. The “it” dog of the 1990s still enjoys great popularity to this day. Hardly surprising, since the Westie is an adaptable, playful dog with typically headstrong terrier charm.
If you're looking for a low-maintenance, adventurous and very sporty dog that also appreciates cosy cuddles on the sofa, a Whippet should prove the dog of your dreams. Hence, it's hardly surprising that these likeable greyhounds are winning over more and more animal lovers.