10 Popular Dog Breeds From the United States

1. American Bulldog

England invented the bulldog centuries ago to secure property, herd livestock, and perform barbarous blood sports.

2. American Hairless Terrier

A litter of purebred rat terriers produced Josephine, a hairless female puppy, the American hairless terrier.

3. Alaskan Malamute

Sled dogs like the Alaskan malamute are said to have descended from wolf-dogs thousands of years ago.

4. American Eskimo Dog

The beautiful, trainable white canines were popular and performed in circuses and other traveling shows.

5. Australian Shepherd

Australian shepherds were named after their forebears who crossed Australia. 

6. Boston Terrier

A Boston guy bought Judge, a bulldog-white English terrier mix.

7. Boykin Spaniel

Boykin dogs are friendly with other dogs and the household cat if trained to respect it.

8. Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Duck hunters created the Chessie to be a great hunter, swimmer, and duck retriever.

9. Catahoula Leopard Dog

Catahoula leopard dogs, named after Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, are robust farm and hunting dogs from the South. 

10. Toy Fox Terrier

Toy fox terriers are little and frail, therefore they are not advised for boisterous households. 

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