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Did you know the Bullmastiff originated around 1860 in England, where it was developed to keep large estates free of poachers? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Puggle is a new breed of dog, originating in the 1980s in Wisconsin? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Hungarian Kuvasz actually originated in Tibet? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Australian Shepherd was probably developed in the Pyrenees Mountains between Spain and France? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know that Pugs originated in China around 400 B.C. as pets of Buddhist monasteries in Tibet? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Havanese is the National Dog of Cuba, and the country’s only native breed? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Boston Terrier was developed in the stables of Boston as a fighting dog around the year 1870? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Coton de Tulear was developed on the island of Madagascar and is still the national dog there? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Bernese Mountain Dog originated in Switzerland, and was named for the Canton of Bern? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Golden Retriever originated in the Scottish Highlands in the 1800s and was originally bred for hunting? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

If you guessed the Schnoodle is the result of the crossing of a Schnauzer with a Poodle, you're right! Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know that the Bengal's exotic look comes from a cross between a domestic cat and the African Leopard Cat? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know that, despite the Japanese Chin's name, China, not Japan, should be given the credit for this unique breed? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know that when the Romans invaded Europe, the ancestors of the Rottweiler were the herding dogs they brought with them? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Maltese was first recognized in Malta and have been owned by royalty all over the globe for 28 centuries? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Shetland Sheepdog traces its roots back to the Border Collie of Scotland? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Pekingese is one of the oldest breeds of dog in the world, and for centuries they could only be owned by royal members of the Chinese Imperial Palace? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know that Dachshund means “badger dog” in German, and they were originally bred in the early 1600s to hunt (you guessed it) badgers? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the Bichon Frise was a favorite of the Spanish school of painters, including Goya, and is featured in many of their works? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the American Pit Bull Terrier was bred to combine the pluck of the terrier with the strength of the bulldog? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!

Did you know the first Sphynx was born in 1966, when a hairless kitten named “Prune” was born in Toronto? Read more about this breed by visiting Petplan pet insurance's Condition Checker!