Whether you’re looking to get a new dog or find out about your pet’s history and temperament, our dog breed archive can help. Containing descriptions of hundreds of different breeds, this section of our website provides pertinent information about each breed’s history, health, trainability, temperament, exercise needs and more. Knowing your dog’s breed (or your potential pet’s breed) can help you predict and understand their behavior, as well as determine the proper diet, exercise regime and grooming techniques. Knowing what you can and cannot expect from your canine companion can also help you train them better. Finally, by being aware of a dog’s temperament and personality, you can better determine if they’re the right fit for your needs and lifestyle. Browse our extensive list of canine breeds, including pictures, to familiarize yourself with different types of dogs so you find the perfect pet for you and your family.