Happy, lively, and playful, Poodles make an excellent family dog for those prepared to maintain the coat. They may possibly be the most intelligent breed of dog and are willing to please, making them very easy to train. They're friendly, outgoing, and loving. Watch an AKC Breed Video about Poodles at dog.com
Tibetan Spaniel: The Tibetan Spaniel is a reliable little watchdog and lapdog. They are active, alert, lively, happy, and intelligent. They thrive on human companionship and need to be with their people.
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Known as the "dog of the Vikings,” the Icelandic Sheepdog is considered one of the oldest breeds in the world, and is Iceland’s only native dog. AKC recognized in 2010, the dog is an official member of the Herding Group.