Siberian Huskies excel as both sled dogs and family pets. Siberian Huskies are friendly to people of all ages, other dogs, and the country or suburbs. The dense coats of Siberians require weekly brushing.
The Dogue de Bordeaux, a French dog breed, is large in both body and skull. The coats of these animals are low maintenance, but owners should be prepared for a lot of drooling.
Samoyeds are tough sled dogs and herders who love children and families. Samoyeds thrive in the city or country and are loyal. Samoyeds' white, cream, or biscuit-colored coats need regular brushing to avoid matting.
This lively breed needs a run. Border Collies enjoy kids and dogs. Border Collies become bored easily. Long tails and filthy coats need brushing and seasonal shedding.
Mastiffs have hanging jowls. Mastiffs are loyal to their family, including kids, and great protectors. Early socialisation and training prevent aggression toward strangers or dogs. Drools and grooms easily.
Ungroomed English Sheepdogs mat. Groom a dog. Old English Sheepdogs are happy, affectionate dogs who love kids and other dogs. Intelligent, non-aggressive Old English Sheepdogs excel at dog sports.
Newfoundlands are large dogs with big hearts. The Newfoundland is characterised by droopy lips, drooping ears, and a thick, wagging tail. Wipes are essential for dogs that engage in physical activity.