The Bergamasco is considered "robustly healthy" by the AKC since the breed is not predisposed to any particular diseases.
While it is recommended that they be checked for hip and elbow dysplasia, these dogs are generally in good condition.
Ibizan Hounds were originally developed as rabbit hunters in Ancient Egypt, yet they have the elegance and purity of a deer caught in headlights.
These dogs have a lot of pent-up energy, which is best released via their legendary speed and jumping prowess.
The American Kennel Club (AKC) states that poodles of any size, standard or toy, may live up to 18 years.
They have the muscular body of a ballerina and an athletic mind to match, and this is true across all three breed sizes.
Similar to the Whippet in appearance, Azawakhs have a long, slender muzzle and a frame that is almost too lithe to be comfortable.
Despite the AKC's assurances, owners of Azawakhs should seek expert guidance in order to assess whether or not their dog is at a healthy weight.
The English Foxhound is more recognized for its hunting prowess than as a companion animal.
These animals are dedicated to training, as seen by their strong, lengthy build and abundant lung power.