Popular Dog Breeds From the United States

The bulldog has its roots in centuries-old England, where it was employed as a property guard, a livestock driver, and a participant in brutal blood games. 

American Bulldog

The breed was nearly extinct during World War II, but efforts were made to bring it back and establish a standard for the American variety.

American Hairless Terrier

When a hairless female puppy named Josephine was born to a litter of purebred rat terriers, a new breed of dog was created: the American hairless terrier. 

American hairless terrier as a member of the Terrier Group. The United States can claim credit for creating the first breed of hairless dog. 

It is believed that the Alaskan malamute descended from wolf-dogs thousands of years ago.

Alaskan Malamute

Mahlemiut is derived from the Inuit people of Alaska who bred a dog capable of hauling large loads over long distances and in harsh conditions. 

The Alaskan malamute is a type of sled dog thought to have evolved from wolf-dogs many centuries ago. 

American Eskimo Dog

The Mahlemiut are an Inuit people living in Alaska who bred a dog specifically for the purpose of transporting big objects over long distances and in difficult weather.

The Australian shepherd was developed in the United States, not in Australia, despite its misleading moniker.

Australian Shepherd

The Alaskan malamute's thick double coat and long, curved tail serve to insulate it.

A guy in Boston purchased a dog named Judge who was a hybrid of a bulldog and the now-extinct white English terrier.

Boston Terrier

The Boston terrier breed can trace its ancestry back to him. Dogs even smaller and with a sweeter look than the ones we have today emerged via selective breeding.

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