Dog Breeds German Dogs Gun Dogs Sporting Dogs

Pudelpointer

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Sporting, Gun Dog Height: 22-25 in. Weight: 45-70 lbs. Life span: 12-15 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes, with cats & dogs when raised with them What is the origin of the Pudelpointer? In the 1800s German hunting enthusiasts, looking for the […]

Dog Breeds German Dogs Working Dogs

Great Dane

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Working dog Height: males 30 in. min., females 28 in. min. Weight: males 120 lbs. and up, females 100 lbs. & up Life span: 8-10 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes German Gaul and parts of Italy and Spain were invaded in […]

Dog Breeds German Dogs Gun Dogs Sporting Dogs

Weimaraner

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Sporting, Gun dog Height: males 24-27 in., females 22-25 in. Weight: males 55-70 lbs., females 50-65 lbs Life span: 10-12 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes if socialized early Good with other pets: usually, may chase small animals Known as the “Gray Ghost of Germany” the Weimaraner […]

Dog Breeds German Dogs Herding Dogs Working Dogs

Standard Schnauzer

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Working dog, Herding Height: males 18-19 in., females 17-18 in. Weight: males 35-50 lbs., females 30-45 lbs. Life span: 13-16 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes, with early socialization Good with other pets: yes, with early socialization, except rodents What is the origin of the Standard Schnauzer? […]

Dog Breeds German Dogs Guard Dogs Working Dogs

Rottweiler

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Working dog, Guard dog Height: males 24-27 in., females 22-25 in. Weight: males 95-130 lbs., females 80-110 lbs. Life span: 10-12 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes, with early socialization Good with other pets: yes, with early socialization The Rottweiler is an ancient breed dating as far […]

Companion Dogs Dog Breeds French Dogs German Dogs Sporting Dogs

Poodle

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: France, Germany Group: Sporting dog, Companion dog Height: Standard-15 in. up, Miniature 10-15 in., Toy under 10 in. Weight: Standard 45-70 lbs., Miniature 15-17 lbs., Toy 6-9 lbs. Life span: Standard 11-12 yrs., Miniature & Toy 14-15 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes The […]

Companion Dogs Dog Breeds German Dogs Polish Dogs Toy Dogs

Pomeranian

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany, Poland Group: Toy, Companion Height: 7-12 in. Weight: 3-7 lbs. Life span: 15 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes, with gentle children Good with other pets: may be dog aggressive February’s dog of the Month The Pomeranian is a small bundle of fur that is energetic and loves […]

Dog Breeds German Dogs Terriers

Miniature Schnauzer

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Terriers Height: 12-14 in. Weight: 13-15 lbs. Life span: 12-15 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes with early socialization Good with other pets: yes, but may chase cats & small animals The Miniature Schnauzer was bred in Germany like its brothers, the Standard and Giant Schnauzers. It […]

Companion Dogs Dog Breeds German Dogs Toy Dogs

Miniature Pinscher

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Toy, Companion Height: 10-12 in. Weight: 8-12 lbs. Life span: 12-15 yrs. Trainability: medium to low Good with children: with older, gentle children Good with other pets: yes, but will try to dominate other dogs The Miniature Pinscher was bred in Germany from the Dachshund and the Italian […]

Dog Breeds German Dogs Working Dogs

Leonberger

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Germany Group: Working dog Height: males 28 1/2-31 1/2 in., females 25 1/2-29 1/2 in. Weight: 90-170 lbs. Life span: 9-15 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes, with early socialization What is the origins of the Leonberger? Named for the city of Leonberg in […]