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National Champion Emerges From Nearly 2,500 Canine Competitors LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec.
-- AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary With a Look Back at First AKC Registered Breeds in History -- NEW YORK, Jan.
The Miniature Schnauzer is a small breed developed in Germany as a farm dog which guarded the herds and family, and a vermin hunter. The breed began with the crossing of the Standard Schnauzer with the Affenpinscher, Miniature Pinscher and Poodle in order to bring down the size. The first recorded Miniature Schnauzer was in 1888. It is currently recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Terrier breed. The Miniature Schnauzer stands 12 to 14 inches high and weighs 13 to 19 pounds. The...
The Doberman Pinscher is a medium to large sized breed known for its abilities as a guard dog, watch dog, or police dog. Its loyalty, intelligence, and the challenge it presents to those that provoke it make it exceptional for tasks such as these. It was also used by the U.S. Marines in World War II. The Doberman Pinscher was created from several different breeds, possibly including the Beaceron, Rottweiler, Thuringian Shepherd, Greyhound, Great Dane, Weimaraner, German Shorthaired Pointer,...
The Austrian Pinscher is a rodent-catching, livestock-guarding, pinscher-type dog "“ directly related to the German Pinscher. The breed does not generally get along with other dogs and can have a tendency to bite. It is a medium sized breed with a pear shaped head. Its coat is short and dense. It stands between 14 and 20 inches tall and weighs 20 to 40 pounds. Photo Copyright and Credit
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