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Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are popular in the U.S., known for their gentle mouths and love of water. They're ideal for suburban living, trainable, and live up to 15 years, though prone to cancer and hip dysplasia.

Labrador Retriever

America's favorite, Labradors are outgoing, friendly, and suitable for families. They're not overly prey-driven, live over 12 years, and need exercise to stay healthy.

German Shepherd

Originally herders, German Shepherds are intelligent, trainable, and bond closely with their families. They require socialization to prevent overprotective behavior and are generally healthy.


Friendly and playful, Samoyeds are herding dogs known for their "smiling" demeanor. They remain active throughout life but may have a genetic kidney disorder in males.

Australian Shepherd

Developed in the U.S., Australian Shepherds are intelligent and active herding dogs. They require extensive exercise and mental stimulation, not recommended for sedentary households.


Poodles are known for their curly coats and intelligence. They're active, require mental stimulation, and are reserved with strangers but gentle with children.


Exotic-looking Salukis are independent and reserved with strangers, needing mental stimulation to prevent boredom. They're calm and quiet, suitable for apartments if exercised adequately.

Irish Setter

Irish Setters have rich coats and are affectionate with families but may chase small animals. They're active and trainable, needing regular exercise to stay content.

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