Non Sporting Dogs-Breeds,Characteristics and Images

Non Sporting Dogs
Miniature English Bulldog Picture--Non Sporting
Non Sporting Dogs-Breeds,Characteristics and Images
General Information-Overview
All of the dogs listed below belong to the collection of dogs referred to as Non-Sporting Dogs. Dogs in the Non-Sporting Group are a diverse group which do not fit the specified criteria of the other breed groups. In addition, the Non-Sporting Group may no longer perform the tasks they were originally bred for. These dogs vary in every conceivable way from size, temperament, features and coats! Some are well known and some are less common. There is no unifying theme with these dogs! Times, fashions and societies have changed and so have the need for breeds to assist in what was once considered entertainment, or sport, such as bull or bear baiting.
Non-Sporting Dogs Characteristics - Past Duties
The characteristics and features of Non-Sporting Dogs cannot be generalised. Each breed would have originally have been introduced and strengthened by breeding with animals who already demonstrated the desired traits. Breeding for appearance was only introduced in the 19th Century. Before this time dogs and puppies were bred to increase useful abilities and traits helpful for the duties they were intended for.
Non Sporting Dogs
Because of the diverse nature of these breeds it is not possible to detail every task they were involved with but here are a few:
  • Hunting game birds - the Finnish Spitz
  • Hunting waterfowl
  • Hunting small game - the Shiba
  • Truffle hunter - the Poodle
  • Bull Baiting - the English Bulldog
  • Coach Dog - the Dalmatian
  • Circus Performers
  • Guarding duties
In this day and age only a few of the breeds might undertake these tasks, but nevertheless, they still harbour the skills and characteristics that made the original breeding programs so successful. These dogs generally fall into the medium to large size groups and make popular family companions.
Information about Non-Sporting Dogs
To discover more about specific breeds of Non-Sporting Dogs, their origins, history, temperaments and characteristics please follow one of the following links:
Non Sporting Dogs Breeds; List of Non-Sporting Dogs Breeds.
Typically, the ninth-Sporting group of dogs is a breed kennel club Group.Look designation, the list given as follows; Select your favourite Non Sporting dog for more information and cool Images..

Non Sporting Dogs
Non Sporting Dogs Breeds
  1. American Eskimo Dog 
  2. Bichon Frise 
  3. Boston Terrier
  4. Bulldog
  5. Chinese Shar-pei
  6. Chow Chow
  7. Dalmatian
  8. Finnish Spitz
  9. French Bulldog
  10. Keeshond
  11. Lhasa Apso 
  12. Lowchen
  13. Poodle 
  14. Schipperke
  15. Shiba Inu
  16. Tibetan Spaniel
  17. Tibetan Terrier 

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