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The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is a breed of dog originating in Austria. Colouring in this breed is highly important; it must be black with small, clearly defined, light to dark fawn markings.

The Australian Kelpie, or simply Kelpie, is an Australian sheep dog successful at mustering and droving with little or no guidance. It is a medium-sized dog and comes in a variety of colours. The Kelpie has been exported throughout the world and is used to muster livestock, primarily sheep, cattle and goats.

The Australian Bulldog was produced with companionship and environment in mind. In particular, these dogs were meant to live with people in Australia. They are not recognized by any worldwide kennel club, and as such, they are not categorized. They are fine for first-time dog owners, families with kids and homes with pets providing they are socialized with those other pets.

The Ariegeois is a relatively new breed of scenthound originating from the Ariege region of France. Primarily used for hare coursing and driving games to the guns lying in wait, they are versatile enough to adapt to many types or terrain and hunt solo or in packs.

The Braque de l’Ariège, translated into English as the Ariege Pointing Dog or Ariege Pointer, is a breed of dog, a French hunting dog of pointing gun dog type. The breed is kept primarily as a hunting dog, not as a pet or showdog.

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a medium-size breed of dog, one of the four regional breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps. The name Sennenhund refers to people called Senn, herders in the Appenzell region of Switzerland.

The American White Shepherd is a direct descendant of the German Shepherd Dog and the two breeds share common roots and are similar in appearance. However, the White Shepherd evolved from a continuous selection for a working companion dog with that exclusive color, beauty and elegance as seen both standing and in motion.

The Staghound is a large type of dog resembling the Greyhound and the Scottish Deerhound. The Staghound is not recognized as an official breed; it encompasses a few closely related dogs that have been bred as hunting and running dogs, including the Australian Staghound and the American Staghound.

The American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT) is a purebred dog breed recognized by the United Kennel Club and American Dog Breeders Association, but not the American Kennel Club (AKC). It is a medium-sized, solidly-built, intelligent, short-haired dog, whose early ancestors came from the British Isles.

Alaskan Klee Kais are equally as stunning in appearance as their Alaskan Husky relatives, however, these solely companion dogs are less high strung/hyper and less friendly towards strangers. They tend to remain reserved, suspicious or even a bit shy, but this also makes them decent watchdogs.