Three new dog breeds have been added to the American Kennel Club’s list, bringing the total up to 187.
Choosing a dog is a very complicated choice, as there are numerous facts that should be considered before making such a decision. Adding to that list is the American Kennel Club who has just acknowledged three new dog breeds, making your choice even harder than before, by adding more options.
The three new pure breed dogs are called the lagotto Romagnolo, the miniature American shepherd and the berger Picardand and they are a good looking bunch.
The lagotto Romagnolo is a an adorable curly coated dog, of medium height and weight, with a particularly good sense of smell, as it has been originally used for sniffing out truffles.
This dog comes from the Italian region of Romagnia, where it was also used for its excellent water retriever skills. This is why the lagotto Romagnolo is also known as the “lake dog from Romagnia”.
What this information should tell potential owners is that this is a dog that loves water and that will always have its curly-furred paws wet. It is always best that people know what they are getting themselves into when they choose a dog, so that they do not become overwhelmed by the problems that might arise in the future.
Therefore, if an energetic curly dog with big button eyed and a heart of gold sounds like your dream dog,then the lagotto Romagnolo is probably the right dog for you. But you have to be willing to put up with washing the dog’s paws on a daily basis and taking it for regular haircuts.
The berger Picard is a French sheepherder dog breed, also of medium height and weight, but slightly larger than the lagotto Romagnolo. This breed has almost become extinct during the World War period, when many of these dogs died in France.
This dog is a very sociable and caring dog and it is amazing as a child’s pet, as the dog will take care of the child at all times and defend him if he ever is in danger. Despite regular haircuts, this dog does not require a lot of special care, as it will stay close to the family most of the time.
The third breed on the list is also a herder dog and it is called a miniature American shepherd. As the name suggests, this is a small dog with an excellent owner oriented behavior. It is a very energetic dog, always ready for running and jumping around.
So if you were looking for a small bundle of joy and enthusiasm, then this is the right dog for you. However, you have to be sure you can keep up with its energy and that you can provide it with enough exercise time.
By being included on the American Kennel Club’s list of breeds, the lagotto Romagnolo, the miniature American shepherd and the berger Picardand can now be entered into all the competitions organized by the society.
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