Affenpinscher means monkey terrier in German because of its mischievous nature. The breed was termed a little devil with a moustache in Central Europe.
Tibetan Terriers were raised in monasteries by lamas and are bright and mischievous. Not a terrier despite its name. European explorers named the breed because it resembled terriers.
The independent Lhasa Apso is happy, dignified, and aloof all at the same time. They like to keep themselves active and engage in mentally taxing activities, such as agility.
Northeast Asia bred Siberian Huskies as sled dogs, argues Peterson. Medium-sized Army sled dog. Spitz! It has a double coat, trapezoidal ears, and peculiar markings.
The Havanese is a small, affectionate dog native to Cuba. From aristocratic lapdog to family friend, watchdog, and child's playmate. Although little, Havanese are lively and need regular exercise.
Rat Terriers are tiny dogs that can kill rats above and below ground. Good smell might cause trouble. Rat Terriers are devoted and playful, making them good at agility and obedience.
The Schipperke was developed in Flemish Belgium as a barge guardian and ratter. Black-coated Schipperkes are cheeky. Early obedience training and fenced-in exercise are needed.
The Irish Water Spaniel is the clown of the spaniel breeds, often finding imaginative methods to fulfil chores. Active and intelligent, this sporty breed wants to please its owners but needs regular exercise to be well-behaved.