Some of the more popular breeds of dogs with a brief analysis of these breeds.
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Some of the more popular breeds for pet dogs and cats - with a brief analysis of these breeds.
DOG BREEDS:
Afghan - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Neurotic; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise
Airedale Terrier - long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance;  Large size, needs exercise
Australian Cattle Dog - Predisposition to bite (but not the owners); a mild problem
Australian Silky Terrier - long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Predisposition
to bite; a mild problem.
Australian Terrier - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Predisposition to bite; a moderate problem.
Basset Hound - Abnormal eyes; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Long-back relative to general conformation - predisposing to paralysis of hindquarters.
Beagle -  Abnormal eyes; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Bearded Collie - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Bedlington Terrier -  Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Bloodhound - Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Border Collie -  Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Predisposition to bite (Mild problem);  Large size, needs exercise.
Boxer - Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem; Neurotic; Large size, needs exercise.
Bulldog -  Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem (major problem); Abnormal eyes.
Bull Terrier - Predisposition to bite (not owners - moderate problem); Large size, needs exercise.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel -  Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Chihuahua - Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem.
Cocker Spaniel -   Abnormal eyes; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Neurotic; Predisposition to bite (mild problem); Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Collie- Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem; Abnormal eyes; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Neurotic; Large size, needs exercise.
Dachshund -   Neurotic; Predisposition to bite (mild problem); Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Long-back relative to general conformation - predisposing to paralysis of hindquarters.
Dalmatian -
Dobermann -  Neurotic; Predisposition to bite (mild problem);  Large size, needs exercise.
Fox Terrier -
French Bulldog - Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem.
German Shepherd-  Large size, needs exercise.  Long-back relative to general conformation - predisposing to paralysis of hindquarters.
German Short-haired Pointer - Neurotic; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Golden Retriever - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance;  Large size, needs exercise.
Great Dane - Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise; Watch for hip dysplasia.
Irish Red Setter - Abnormal eyes; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance;  Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Irish Terrier -  Large size, needs exercise.
Irish Wolfhound - Beautiful nature, very gentle; Largest Dog, needs exercise.
Kelpie - Has an ideal conformation - but it is a working dog and not suited to an urban environment.
Labrador -  Abnormal eyes; Large size, needs exercise; Watch for hip dysplasia.
Lhasa Apso - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance;  Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Maltese -  Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem;  Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Neurotic; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Miniature Pinscher -
Newfoundland - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Neurotic; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Old English Sheepdog - Abnormal eyes; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance;  Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Pekinese - Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem; Abnormal eyes; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Pointer - Neurotic; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Pomeranian-  Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem;  Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance;  Neurotic.
Poodle - Abnormal eyes; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Neurotic; Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections.
Pug - Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem; Abnormal eyes.
Rhodesian Ridgeback -
Rottweiler -  Watch for hip dysplasia; Large size, needs exercise.
Samoyed - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Large size, needs exercise.
Schnauzer - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance.
Scottish Terrier - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance.
Shih Tzu - Abnormally long or short snout predisposing to problem; Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance.
Weimaraner - Long, floppy or hairy ears predisposing to infections; Large size, needs exercise.
Welsh Corgi -  Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance; Long-back relative to general conformation - predisposing to paralysis of hindquarters.
Yorkshire Terrier - Long hair predisposing to fleas, ticks, high maintenance.
Irish Wolfhound