neapolitan mastiff  

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is one massive breed, with its muscular, boxy built, and large head. Its wrinkled face makes it look quite stern, and the folds on its face continue down to its chin to form a distinct dewlap. The top of its head is flat, and it has a huge nose, a level or scissors type bite, and ears that may be left the way it is or cropped short. It has a wide tail that is usually docked by a third of its actual length. Despite its burly appearance, this breed can move with considerable speed.

 

newfoundland  

Newfoundland

The Newfoundland is an elegant looking dog, with a burly, robust build and a massive head. This breed is agile, healthy and friendly. It has a short, broad muzzle, dark nose that varies in color only in dogs that are bronze coated, dark little eyes, small hanging ears that are angular. It usually has dewclaws on the rear legs that must be removed. It has swimming legs and feet that are webbed, and a low hanging tail.

 

norfolk terrier  

Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is a charming breed that is one of the smallest in the terrier group. Its body is short but powerful, with dense bone structure. With a muzzle similar to a fox’s, this breed possesses large, sturdy teeth. It has dark vivid eyes, striking eyebrows and whiskers, ears that droop down closely toward the cheeks, a tail that is usually cropped to half its true size.

 

norwegian buhund  

Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Buhunds are an intelligent, cheerful and affectionate breed. They are very quick learners, good watch and guard dogs, and can even work livestock. They have short, compact bodies and are lightly built. Their tail curves over the back and their erect, pointed ears easily identify them. Their undercoat is soft and wooly. However, their outer coat is smooth and harsh. They also have small, oval shaped and webbed feet.

 

Norwegian Elkhound  

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is a hardy gray hunting dog with a rugged and robust built for endurance. Bred and trained as a hunter and tracker, the Elkhound displays a keen and very acute sense of smell and hearing. The Elkhound is also a loving and good-natured dog, sensitive to praise and reproof without the necessity of physical punishment. Remarkably intelligent, an Elkhound is also headstrong and independent.

 

Norwegian Lundehund  

Norwegian Lundehund

Norwegian Lundehunds are comparatively lightly made spitz type dog and rectangular in shape. They are a primitive breed and more closely share some characteristics with wild dogs and wolves. Their feet is one of their unique characteristics because they are oval in shape, with at least six toes on each foot. This gives them the skill to traverse terrain that other dogs aren't as good at, given them an advantage for certain types of hunting. They have clean, wedge shaped heads and slightly domed skulls.

 

norwich terrier  

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier is one of the smallest working terriers. It is spirited and stocky with sensitive prick ears and a slightly foxy expression. This sturdy descendent of ratting companions, eager to dispatch small vermin alone or in a pack, has good bone and substance and an almost weatherproof coat. The Norwich Terrier is a fearless little dog bred to hunt vermin with its prick ears as its distinguishing characteristic. Once known as Cantab Terriers, the Norwich was believed to have been developed by crossing small Irish Terriers with other short-legged terrier breeds.

 

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever  

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever was developed in Nova Scotia in the early 19th Century and is estimated to be a cross of Golden, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Labrador Retriever, and Flat-Coated Retriever with a dash of Cocker Spaniel and Irish Setter (for the brilliant red color), as well as small farm collies and spitzes. This medium sized, powerful, compact, balanced dog is the smallest of the retrievers. Many Tollers have a slightly sad or worried expression when they are not working, but generally, they are alert, determined, and quick, with a keen desire to work and please. The Toller’s attitude and bearing suggest strength with a high degree of agility. The Toller's strong retrieving desire coupled with his love of water, endurance and intense birdiness, is essential for his role as a tolling retriever.

 

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