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Vizsla

 
Country of origin: 
Hungary
Size: 
MALE : 65 lbs (29kg)FEMALE : 55 lbs(24kg)
Grooming: 

Their golden rust coat is smooth, short and dense and should lie close to the skin making grooming minimal.

Common ailments: 

Hip Dysplasia

Trivia: 
The Vizsla was admitted into the American Kennel Club in 1960.ÿÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>

West Highland White Terrier

 
Country of origin: 
Scotland
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 11 in (28 cm) - FEMALE : 10 in (25.5cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 22lbs (10kg) - FEMALE : 15lbs (7kg)
Grooming: 

Double coated, with a topcoat consisting of moderate length straight hard hair and undercoat being a softer version of the topcoat. Its white coat will need regular stripping to maintain the quality of coat needed for wet cold conditions.

Common ailments: 

Jaw, hip and knee problems, skin and thyroid disorders.

Temperament: 

The West Highland White Terrier is good with children and other pets.

Trivia: 
The West Highland White Terrier, according to notable authors originated at Poltalloch, Scotland, where they had been bred and maintained for more than 100 years prior to their appearance at dog shows. In 1916 Colonel Malcolm of Poltalloch said that his father and grandfather both kept them. It is probable that the lineage of the Malcolm dogs goes back to the time of King James I, who asked for some "earth-doggies" out of Argyleshire.ÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>

Welsh Springer Spaniel

 
Country of origin: 
Wales
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 19 in (48cm) - FEMALE : 18 in (46cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 45lbs (20kg) - FEMALE : 35lbs (16kg)
Grooming: 

The red and white coat is straight, flat and thick with a somewhat glossy, silky texture to the touch. Feathering is light on ears undercarriage a forelegs. Its coat has a natural dirt shedding quality, but moderate ongoing grooming will still be required.

Temperament: 

Hip problems, Epilepsy

Trivia: 
The Welsh Springer and English Springer are entirely different breeds and do not represent "varieties" of a Springer Spaniel.ÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>

Weimaraner

 
History: 

There have been numerous theories cited over the origins of the Weimaraner. One fact remains certain, that the Weimaraner at that time had much Leithund blood. These dogs were kept during the first third of the 19th Century at the Court of Weimar. Towards the middle of the century, before the beginning of our pure breed, the dogs were found almost exclusively in the hands of professional hunters and forest officials in central Germany, especially in the regions of Weimar and Thuringia.These dogs were usually bred only for performance, and when the days of the Leithund ended, these breeders crossed their dogs with Huhnerhund (refers to Pointers and Setters) and continued these matings further. From approximately 1890, more systematic breeding methods began and were recorded in the stud book. Besides the shorthaired Weimaraner, even before the turn of the century, there appeared a longhaired variety, although only now and then.The Weimaraner has remained a pure reed and basically free of crossbreeding, especially to Pointers, ever since it was first recorded in the official breed stud book. Therefore, the Weimaraner is, no doubt, the oldest German pointing breed, and has been pure bred for around 100 years.

Country of origin: 
Germany
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 27 in (69cm) - FEMALE : 25 in (64cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 85lbs (39kg) - FEMALE : 70lbs (32kg)
Grooming: 

This mouse-gray to silver-gray, short, smooth and sleek coated dog needs minimal grooming

Common ailments: 

Hip, eye and immune problems

Trivia: 
The Weimeraner has made its mark on the White House; Heidi, the Eisenhowers' Weimeraner, lived in the White House with the First Family.ÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>

Welsh Terrier

 
Trivia: 
The direct descendant of the old English wirehaired black-and-tan sporting dogs from which have come many of the present-day terriers, the Welsh terrier was renowned for its gameness on badger, fox, and otter.ÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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Whippet

 
History: 

The Whippet first appeared in England from carefully selected crosses of small English greyhounds and certain terriers. The "Snap Dog" was a favourite of Welsh coal miners who relied on their pets to capture fresh meat for the dinner table. The breed's distinct advantages in its swiftness, quietness and earlier small size did not go unnoticed by poachers who would hide the Whippet under their coats away from the warden's suspicious eye and then sneak them onto the king's grounds to hunt. The miners first began competitive racing with the Whippet, dubbing it "The Poor Man's Race Horse." An entire week's wages might ride on the speed of the family hearth dog. A fast dog then was money in the pocket and special pride to the one who owned him. The Whippet rose to popularity in America during the 20's and 30's not only as a status symbol but as a competitive track dog. Professional racing ended during the latter part of this era and has not been revived. Though the Whippet slowly faded from the public's eye during the 40's, it is once again coming back in popularity. The increasing awareness of its several different activities and its easy care in the home has brought it back in all measures of competition.

Trivia: 
Whippets appear to have been first brought to America by English mill operatives of Massachusetts.ÿÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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Toy Fox Terrier

 
Country of origin: 
USA
Trivia: 
The Toy Fox Terrier is an American breed, resulting from a cross of Fox Terriers with toy breeds such as the Miniature Pinscher, Italian Greyhound, and Chihuahua.ÿÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

 
Size: 
MALE : 65lbs (30kg)FEMALE : 50lbs (23kg)
Grooming: 

The German Wirehaired Pointer has a straight, wiry outer coat and a downy undercoat. Occasional brushing and stripping is required to keep it in working condition. The color is liver and white, or liver roan with spots or ticking.

Common ailments: 

Hip, eye and Epilepsy.

Temperament: 

German Wirehaired Pointers prefer life as a solitary worker but they are tolerant of other dogs and animals.

Trivia: 
Interestingly, the concept of the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon emerged after Mendel's experiments on inheritance were published in the late 19th century, a period of biological awakening. Breeders sought to produce a rough-coated sporting breed of great swimming and retrieving ability.ÿÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>