Utility Dogs

The Utility dog breed group is made up of a variety of dog breeds. All dog breeds within this group were originally bred for a specific purpose. Unlike some of the other dog breed groups, the Utility dog breed group were not bred for anything work or sport related. There are some dog breeds that fall into this group as they don’t fit the purpose of other dog breed groups. Although the skills are no longer required for this dog breed group; they all still make wonderful pets for the home and have lots of lovable traits and personalities.

The dogs within this dog breed group are not all of the same sizes. There are small dog breeds such as the Toy Poodle and Shih Tzu and large dog breeds like the Dalmatian. The utility dog breed group contains certain dog breeds that are recorded as some of the oldest breeds to-date.
The Gun Dog Breed Group consists of four main categories. The difference in these four categories varies significantly. If you’re considering owning a Gun Dog, then you must fully understand each category before making a decision on the dog breed.

Popular Utility Dog Breeds

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow originates from China. This lovable dog breed resembles that of a Lion. This dog breed is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. They have the independence and grace of a cat and the devotion and loyalty of a dog. They don’t enjoy lots of fuss and are generally tolerant of people but will not stand for too much silly play from young children, so they’re best suited to a family with older children

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The Dalmatian was originally bred to hunt and during the 1800’s they were used as carriage dogs. This dog breed is no longer needed for roles such as this and now are bred for purposes such as being a companion. They’re a delightful dog breed with a wonderful temperament and laid-back attitude. They love lots of exercises and would suit an active family that enjoys the outdoors.

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English Bulldog

The Bulldog originated in England in the late 1500’s. Typically British, this dog breed was bred for their stamina and strength. Their looks can be rather deceiving, as this dog breed is very affectionate and loving. They would suit a family of all ages and love nothing more than an afternoon snooze in their bed next to their favorite person.

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