Breeds of Dogs

Common breeds of dogs. Compare & discuss. Point out common characteristics, and which breeds make the best companions.

Small Dogs

Yorkshire Terrier (Yorkie)

Yorkies are classed as a ‘toy’ dog. They tend to grow to be less than 10 inches tall, and weigh less than 7 pounds.


Beagles are a noble breed, growing as tall as 13 inches. Fully grown, they typically weigh between 18 and 30 pounds. They are usually a tricolor.

Large Dogs

Labrador Retriever

German Shepard

Golden Retriever