maltese  

Maltese

The Maltese, also known as Bichon Maltaise, is a very handsome dog that is often depicted in paintings. Its long, silky, luxurious coat gives it this darling appearance. This coat even gets as long as 22 cm. This is often white in color, although it can also be light ivory. Its ears and tail are long, and covered with hair. Its eyes are round, dark, and dark-rimmed. Its nose is black. Although fine-boned, this breed is sturdy.

 

manchester terrier  

Manchester Terrier

Two strains of the Manchester terrier are currently recognized: the Standard and Toy varieties. The main differences between the two are their size, and that cropping of the ears is allowed only in the standard variety. The breed is also generally known as the black and tan terrier, while the toy variety is also referred to as the English Toy terrier. The breed is known for its agility and compact build. It has a stretched narrowing head, with little dark eyes, a black nose, and a scissors bite. It has a somewhat curved back and a tail that narrows toward the tip. It has an easy, natural gait that contributes to its speed.

 

mastiff  

Mastiff

A weighty breed, the Mastiff, also known as the Old English Mastiff, is a pet for the experienced dog owner, as caring for a dog of this size can be quite a challenge. This strong, burly breed has a boxy head, short muzzle, and a dark mask over the nose and the eyes. It has small, dark eyes, short ears, an undershot bite, and a narrowing tail positioned high on its back.

 

miniature bull terrier  

Miniature Bull Terrier

An evidently smaller version of the Bull terrier breed, the Miniature Bull terrier is quite rare, as it was recognized as a separate breed when there were not many of its kind. This breed’s build is round and heavy boned with even proportions. Its head has a characteristic shape, uniformly inclined from the top towards the tip of the nose. It has small eyes that are a relatively short distance apart, contributing to the odd but sharp expression.

 

miniature pinscher  

Miniature Pinscher

The Miniature Pinscher has a lean, compact, and evenly proportioned build, with small paws, straight forelegs, and a usually docked tail. The breed is known for its high stepping pace. It has a sturdy muzzle, a scissors type bite, sometimes cropped ears, and dark elliptical eyes. This breed’s origin is not clear, though some old paintings of as far back as the 17th century carry depictions of small scarlet dogs that look like the Miniature Pinscher.

 

miniature schnauzer  

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is evenly proportioned in its small build. It is a furry breed, with bushy facial hair, particularly on the eyebrows, mustache and beard. It has dark elliptical eyes, dark nose, and prominent muzzle, as well as teeth that meet in a scissors bite, and naturally folding or cropped upright angular ears. Its name is derived from the word schnauze, which is the German term for muzzle. This miniature variety was developed in Germany towards the end of the 19th century as a compact farm dog and rat hunter.

 

mudi  

Mudi

One of the Mudi’s standout features is its thick coat with shiny, glossy hair that forms tufts. Its jaws form a scissor bite and are muscular. They have a pointed nose and a long head. The skull is convex with a well-marked stop. The eyes a warm color of brown and oval in shape. For Mudi puppies, being born without a tail is not unusual. Its back is long and straight and their hind legs are wide set. Without the intervention of dedicated breeders, they would be in danger of extinction.

 

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