The Weimaraner is athletic in appearance and is one of the fastest dog breeds in the world. According to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, Weimaraners enjoy low rates of dysplasia. This dog requires frequent exercise and will appreciate games and play.
Dalmatians are one of the most popular household dog breeds in the world. The Dalmatian is a large, well-defined, muscular dog with excellent endurance and stamina. These dogs are a relatively healthy and easy to keep breed.
The German Shepherd is the second-most registered breed by the American Kennel Club and fourth-most registered breed by The Kennel Club in the United Kingdom. GSDs have a two-layer coat which is close and dense with a thick undercoat.
This breed originates in the island of Eivissa and has been traditionally used in the Catalan-speaking areas of Spain, and France where it was known under the name of le charnigue, to hunt rabbits and other small game. The Ibizan Hound is typical of the Hound Group in that it rarely suffers from hereditary illness.
The Vizsla is a dog breed originating in Hungary. A natural hunter endowed with an excellent nose and an outstanding trainability. They quickly form close bonds with their owners, children and even strangers.
Whippets were originally greyhounds that were deemed unsuitable for hunting because of their size. These maimed dogs were bred together and used to catch rats, and hunt rabbits. Whippets are quiet and not prone to barking, but require regular exercise.
The Afghan Hound has been identified as a basal breed that predates the emergence of the modern breeds in the 19th Century. It is most closely related to the Saluki. The temperament of the typical Afghan Hound can be aloof and dignified, but happy and clownish when it’s playing.
Doberman Pinschers are well known as intelligent, alert, and tenaciously loyal companions and guard dogs.The Doberman is driven, strong, and sometimes stubborn. They adapt quickly, though they take their cue from their leader and value attention.
One of the fastest dog breeds in the world, the Saluki has remarkable stamina when running, due to its heavily padded feet being able to absorb the impact on its body. The modern Saluki has retained qualities of hunting hounds and may seem reserved to strangers.
The Greyhound is a gentle and intelligent breed whose combination of long, powerful legs, deep chest, flexible spine and slim build allows it to reach extremely high average race speeds. Greyhounds can be aloof and indifferent to strangers, but are affectionate with their own pack. They are generally docile, lazy, easy-going, and calm.