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Herding, Flock Guardian

They move and they gather and faithfully guard, cattle and sheep and the kids in the yard.

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Hounds:Scenthound, Sighthound

By sight or scent, tree or to ground, there's nothing as sweet as the voice of a hound.

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Non-Sporting Breeds

Hunter or herder or boat dog of Norse, his job of today is the family of course!

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Primitive Breeds

Old as the dingo, wild as the wind, wise as Coyote, man's very first friend.

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Sporting, Gun Dogs

Pointer, Retriever, Spaniel or Setter, water or land he's a hunter's go-getter!

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Terrier Breeds

Scruffy or smooth, placid he's not, as fearless and faithful as Britain begot.

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Toy and Companion Dogs

A Toy is a toy, a companion and more, he's a treasure, a joy, made just to adore

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Working, Guardian

Watchman at night, companion by day, commanding in presence at work or at play

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Miscellaneous or Rare Breeds

Oh shower us not with gems so rare, just give us instead - a diamond with hair!

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