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A

AFFENPINSCHER CONFIDENT, FAMOUSLY FUNNY, FEARLESS

AFGHAN HOUND: INDEPENDENT, SWEET, SILLY

AIREDALE TERRIERCLEVER, FRIENDLY, COURAGEOUS

AKITA​​DIGNIFIED, COURAGEOUS, PROFOUNDLY LOYAL

ALASKAN MALAMUTE​AFFECTIONATE, LOYAL, PLAYFUL

AMERICAN ENGLISH COONHOUND​SWEET, MELLOW, SOCIABLE

AMERICAN ESKIMO DOG​PLAYFUL, PERKY, SMART

AMERICAN FOXHOUND​EASY-GOING, SWEET-TEMPERED, INDEPENDENT

AMERICAN HAIRLESS TERRIERENERGETIC, ALERT, CURIOUS

AMERICAN LEOPARD HOUND​SWEET, MELLOW, SOCIABLE

​AMERICAN STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER​SMART, CONFIDENT, GOOD-NATURED

​AMERICAN WATER SPANIEL​EAGER, HAPPY, CHARMING

​ANATOLIAN SHEPHERD DOG​INDEPENDENT, LOYAL, RESERVED

AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOGALERT, CURIOUS, PLEASANT

​AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD​SMART, WORK-ORIENTED, EXUBERANT

AUSTRALIAN TERRIER​SPIRITED, COURAGEOUS, AFFECTIONATE

AZAWAKH: LOYAL, DEEPLY AFFECTIONATE, INDEPENDENT


B

BARBET: FRIENDLY, JOYFUL AND FUN LOVING

BASENJI​SMART, POISED, INDEPENDENT

BASSET HOUND: PATIENT, LOW-KEY, CHARMING

​BEAGLE​MERRY, FRIENDLY, CURIOUS

BEARDED COLLIE: BOUNCY, SMART, CHARISMATIC

BEAUCERON​FAITHFUL, GENTLE, OBEDIENT

BEDLINGTON TERRIERFROLLICKING, CHARMING, LOYAL

​BELGIAN MALINOIS​SMART, CONFIDENT, HARDWORKING

BELGIAN SHEEPDOG​BRIGHT, WATCHFUL, SERIOUS-MINDED

BELGIAN TERVUREN​INTELLIGENT, COURAGEOUS, ALERT

BERGAMASCO​SOCIABLE, INTELLIGENT, INDEPENDENT

BERGER PICARDGOOD-NATURED, LOYAL, OBSERVENT

BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG​GOOD-NATURED, CALM, STRONG

BICHON FRISEPLAYFUL, CURIOUS, PEPPY

BLACK AND TAN COONHOUND​​EASY-GOING, BRIGHT, BRAVE

BLACK RUSSIAN TERRIER: POWERFUL, INTELLIGENT, CALM

BLOODHOUND: INDEPENDENT, INQUISITIVE, FRIENDLY

BLUETICK COONHOUNDSMART, DEVOTED, TENACIOUS

BOERBOELINTELLIGENT, CALM, CONFIDENT

BORDER COLLIESMART, AFFECTIONATE, ENERGETIC

BORDER TERRIERPLUCKY, HAPPY, AFFECTIONATE

BORZOIREGALLY DIGNIFIED, LOYAL, AFFECTIONATE

BOSTON TERRIERFRIENDLY, BRIGHT, AMUSING

BOUVIER DES FLANDRES​STRONG-WILLED, COURAGEOUS, AFFECTIONATE

​BOXERFUN-LOVING, BRIGHT, ACTIVE

BOYKIN SPANIELFRIENDLY, EAGER, LOVABLE

BRAQUE FRANCAIS PYRENEANFRIENDLY, SMART, WILLING TO PLEASE

​BRIARDSMART, CONFIDENT, FAITHFUL

BRITTANYBRIGHT, UPBEAT, FUN-LOVING

BRUSSELS GRIFFONALERT, CURIOUS, LOYAL

BULL TERRIERPLAYFUL, CHARMING, MISCHIEVOUS

BULLDOGCALM, COURAGEOUS, FRIENDLY

BULLMASTIFFBRAVE, AFFECTIONATE, LOYAL


C

CAIRN TERRIER: CHEERFUL, ALERT, BUSY

CANAAN DOG​ALERT, VIGILANT, CONFIDENT

​CANE CORSOINTELLIGENT, AFFECTIONATE, MAJESTIC

CARDIGAN WELSH CORGILOYAL, AFFECTIONATE, SMART

CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIELAFFECTIONATE, GRACEFUL, GENTLE

CESKY TERRIERCLEVER, ADVENTUROUS, FAMILY-ORIENTED

CHESAPEAKE BAY RETRIEVERBRIGHT, SENSITIVE, AFFECTIONATE

CHIHUAHUAGRACEFUL, CHARMING, SASSY

CHINESE CRESTEDLIVELY, ALERT, AFFECTIONATE

​CHINESE SHAR-PEIINDEPENDENT, LOYAL, CALM

CHINOOKPATIENT, SMART, DEVOTED

CHOW CHOWSERIOUS-MINDED, BRIGHT, DIGNIFIED

CIRNECO DELL’ETNAINDEPENDENT, FRIENDLY, AFFECTIONATE

CLUMBER SPANIELMELLOW, GENTLEMANLY, AMUSING

COCKER SPANIELHAPPY, SMART,GENTLE

COLLIE: GRACEFUL, DEVOTED, PROUD

COTON DE TULEARHAPPY-GO-LUCKY, BRIGHT, CHARMING

​CURLY-COATED RETRIEVER: CONFIDENT, PROUD, WICKEDLY SMART


D

DACHSHUND​: SPUNKY, CURIOUS, FRIENDLY

DALMATIAN:OUTGOING, DIGNIFIED, SMART

DANDIE DINMONT TERRIERINDEPENDENT, PROUD, SMART

​DOBERMAN PINSCHER: ALERT, FEARLESS, LOYAL

DOGUE DE BORDEAUX: LOYAL, AFFECTIONATE, COURAGEOUS


E

ENGLISH COCKER SPANIEL​: MERRY, RESPONSIVE, ENERGETIC

ENGLISH FOXHOUND: GENTLE, AFFECTIONATE, SOCIABLE

ENGLISH SETTER: FRIENDLY, MELLOW, MERRY

ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL: FRIENDLY, PLAYFUL, OBEDIENT

ENGLISH TOY SPANIELGENTLE, PLAYFUL, INTELLIGENT

ENTLEBUCHER MOUNTAIN DOGENTHUSIASTIC, LOYAL, SMART


F

FIELD SPANIEL:  SWEET, SENSITIVE, FUN-LOVING

​FINNISH LAPPHUNDAGILE, ALERT, FRIENDLY

​FINNISH SPITZLIVELY, FRIENDLY, GOOD-NATURED

FLAT-COATED RETRIEVER​CHEERFUL, OPTIMISTIC, GOOD-HUMORED

FRENCH BULLDOGPLAYFUL, SMART, ADAPTABLE


G

GERMAN PINSCHERINTELLIGENT, COURAGEOUS, VIVACIOUS

GERMAN SHEPHERD DOGSMART, CONFIDENT, COURAGEOUS

GERMAN SHORTHAIRED POINTERFRIENDLY, SMART, WILLING TO PLEASE

GERMAN WIREHAIRED POINTERAFFECTIONATE, EAGER, ENTHUSIASTIC

GIANT SCHNAUZERLOYAL, ALERT, TRAINABLE

GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIERGENTLE, BOLD, SPIRITED

GOLDEN RETRIEVERINTELLIGENT, FRIENDLY, DEVOTED

GORDON SETTERBOLD, CONFIDENT, AFFECTIONATE

GREAT DANEFRIENDLY, PATIENT, DEPENDABLE

GREAT PYRENEESCALM, PATIENT, SMART

GREATER SWISS MOUNTAIN DOGFAITHFUL, DEPENDABLE, FAMILY-ORIENTED

​GREYHOUNDINDEPENDENT, GENTLE, NOBLE


H

HARRIER​: OUTGOING, FRIENDLY, PEOPLE-ORIENTED

HAVANESEOUTGOING, FUNNY, INTELLIGENT


I

IBIZAN HOUNDEVEN-TEMPERED, POLITE, FAMILY-ORIENTED

​ICELANDIC SHEEPDOGPLAYFUL, FRIENDLY, INQUISITIVE

IRISH RED AND WHITE SETTERCOURAGEOUS, SPIRITED, DETERMINED

​IRISH SETTEROUTGOING, SWEET-NATURED, ACTIVE

IRISH TERRIERBOLD, DASHING, TENDERHEARTED

​IRISH WATER SPANIEL: HARDWORKING, BRAVE, PLAYFUL 

​IRISH WOLFHOUND: CALM, DIGNIFIED, COURAGEOUS

​ITALIAN GREYHOUNDSENSITIVE, ALERT, PLAYFUL


J

​JAPANESE CHIN: CHARMING, LOVING, NOBLE

JINDOALERT, ACTIVE, AND ATTENTIVE


K

KEESHOND​: OUTGOING, LIVELY, FRIENDLY

KERRY BLUE TERRIER: SMART, ALERT, PEOPLE-ORIENTED

KOMONDOR: DIGNIFIED, BRAVE, LOYAL

​KUVASZLOYAL, FEARLESS, SWEET


L

LABRADOR RETRIEVERFRIENDLY, ACTIVE, OUTGOING

​LAGOTTO ROMAGNOLOKEEN, AFFECTIONATE, UNDEMANDING

LAKELAND TERRIERBOLD, FRIENDLY, CONFIDENT

LEONBERGERGENTLE, PLAYFUL, FRIENDLY

LHASA APSOSMART, CONFIDENT, COMICAL

LOWCHENOUTGOING, POSITIVE, AFFECTIONATE


M

MALTESE​: GENTLE, PLAYFUL, CHARMING

MANCHESTER TERRIERSPIRITED, BRIGHT, KEENLY OBSERVANT

​MASTIFFCOURAGEOUS, DIGNIFIED, GOOD-NATURED

MINIATURE AMERICAN SHEPHERDGOOD-NATURED, DEVOTED, INTELLIGENT

​MINIATURE BULL TERRIER​UPBEAT, MISCHIEVOUS, COMICAL

MINIATURE PINSCHERPROUD, FEARLESS, FUN-LOVING

MINIATURE SCHNAUZERFRIENDLY, SMART, OBEDIENT

​MUDI:


N

​​NEAPOLITAN MASTIFFWATCHFUL, DIGNIFIED, LOYAL

​NEWFOUNDLANDSWEET, DEVOTED, PATIENT

NORFOLK TERRIER: ALERT, FEARLESS, FUN-LOVING

NORWEGIAN BUHUNDSMART, PERCEPTIVE, CONFIDENT

NORWEGIAN ELKHOUNDCONFIDENT, DEPENDABLE, FRIENDLY

NORWEGIAN LUNDEHUNDENERGETIC, ALERT, LOYAL

NORWICH TERRIER​ALERT, CURIOUS, AFFECTIONATE, GREGARIOUS, LOYAL

NOVA SCOTIA DUCK TOLLING RETRIEVERINTELLIGENT, OUTGOING, AFFECTIONATE


O

OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG​: ADAPTABLE, SMART, GENTLE

OTTERHOUND​AMIABLE, BOISTEROUS, EVEN-TEMPERED


P

PAPILLON​: HAPPY, ALERT, FRIENDLY

PARSON RUSSELL TERRIERCLEVER, FRIENDLY, ATHLETIC

PEKINGESEAFFECTIONATE, LOYAL, REGAL IN MANNER

PEMBROKE WELSH CORGISMART, ALERT, AFFECTIONATE

PETIT BASSET GRIFFON VENDEENALERT, VIVACIOUS, HAPPY

PHARAOH HOUNDSMART, NOBLE, FRIENDLY

PLOTTLOYAL, INTELLIGENT, ALERT

POINTEREVEN-TEMPERED, HARDWORKING, LOYAL

POLISH LOWLAND SHEEPDOGLIVELY, CLEVER, CONFIDENT

​POMERANIANLIVELY, BOLD, INQUISITIVE

POODLEPROUD, ACTIVE, VERY SMART

PORTUGUESE PODENGO PEQUENOLIVELY, PLAYFUL, CHARMING

​PORTUGUESE WATER DOG: AFFECTIONATE, ATHLETIC, ADVENTUROUS

PUGLOVING, CHARMING, MISCHIEVOUS

PULILOYAL, SMART, HOME-LOVING

PUMIENERGETIC, LIVELY, READY TO WORK

PYRENEAN SHEPHERDENTHUSIASTIC, AFFECTIONATE, ACTIVE


R

RAT TERRIERFRIENDLY, LOVABLE, INQUISITIVE

REDBONE COONHOUNDEVEN-TEMPERED, AMIABLE, EAGER TO PLEASE

RHODESIAN RIDGEBACKDIGNIFIED, EVEN-TEMPERED, AFFECTIONATE

ROTTWEILERLOYAL, LOVING, CONFIDENT GUARDIAN

RUSSELL TERRIERALERT, LIVELY, INQUISITIVE


S

​SALUKI: GENTLE, DIGNIFIED, INDEPENDENT-MINDED

SAMOYEDGENTLE, ADAPTABLE, FRIENDLY

SCHIPPERKEALERT, CURIOUS, CONFIDENT

​SCOTTISH DEERHOUNDDIGNIFIED, GENTLE, POLITE

SCOTTISH TERRIERINDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT, SPIRITED

SEALYHAM TERRIERALERT, OUTGOING, SENSE OF HUMOR

SHETLAND SHEEPDOGBRIGHT, PLAYFUL, ENERGETIC

​SHIBA INUALERT, ACTIVE, ATTENTIVE

​SHIH TZUOUTGOING, AFFECTIONATE, PLAYFUL

​SIBERIAN HUSKYMISCHEVIOUS, LOYAL, OUTGOING

SILKY TERRIERKEENLY ALERT, FRIENDLY, QUICK

SKYE TERRIERCOURAGEOUS, GOOD-TEMPERED, CANNY

​SLOUGHIRESERVED, GRACEFUL, NOBLE

SMOOTH FOX TERRIERFRIENDLY, INDEPENDENT, AMUSING

SOFT COATED WHEATEN TERRIERHAPPY, FRIENDLY, DEEPLY DEVOTED

SPANISH WATER DOGPLAYFUL BUT ALSO WORK-ORIENTED. VERY ACTIVE AND UPBEAT.

​SPINONE ITALIANOSOCIABLE, PATIENT, DOCILE

ST. BERNARDFRIENDLY, PATIENT, OUTGOING

​STAFFORDSHIRE BULL TERRIERBRAVE, TENACIOUS, CLEVER

STANDARD SCHNAUZERSMART, FEARLESS, SPIRITED

SUSSEX SPANIELMERRY, FRIENDLY, EVEN-TEMPERED

SWEDISH VALLHUNDWATCHFUL, ENERGETIC, FRIENDLY


T

​TEDDY ROOSEVELT TERRIERFRIENDLY, LOVABLE, INQUISITIVE

TIBETAN MASTIFFINTELLIGENT, RESERVED, INDEPENDENT

​TIBETAN SPANIELSELF-CONFIDENT, BRIGHT, PLAYFUL

​TIBETAN TERRIERLOYAL, SENSITIVE, AFFECTIONATE

​TOY FOX TERRIERINTELLIGENT, ALERT, FRIENDLY

​TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDSMART, BRAVE, COURTEOUS


V

​VIZSLA: GENTLE, AFFECTIONATE, ENERGETIC


W

​WEIMARANERFRIENDLY, FEARLESS, OBEDIENT

WELSH SPRINGER SPANIELHAPPY, UPBEAT, RESERVED

​WELSH TERRIERFRIENDLY, SPIRITED, INTELLIGENT

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIERHAPPY, LOYAL, ENTERTAINING

WHIPPETCALM, AFFECTIONATE, PLAYFUL

WIRE FOX TERRIERGREGARIOUS, ALERT, CONFIDENT

​WIREHAIRED POINTING GRIFFONDEVOTED, FRIENDLY, TRAINABLE

WIREHAIRED VIZSLALOYAL, GENTLE, TRAINABLE

WORKING KELPIE:


​X

​XOLOITZCUINTLILOYAL, ALERT, CALM


Y

YORKSHIRE TERRIERSPRIGHTLY, TOMBOYISH, AFFECTIONATE








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