Working Dog Breeds

Meet the working dog breed group, which is smart, patient and willing to learn just about anything for its owners
Intelligent, patient and willing to pick up new tricks, the working dog can do some heavy lifting...and then some.
Up close portrait of schnauzer on couch
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Blue Lacy Dog
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Anatolian Shepherd: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Anatolian Shepherd: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Greater Swiss mountain dog lying in leaves
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Texas Heeler dog standing outside
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Person petting black terrier
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English Labrador by water
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Chinook dog in a field with a woman
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Great Pyrenees dog
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Shaggy-haired Komondor looking at the camera
Komondor: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Newfoundland dogs
Newfoundland (Newfie): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Kuvasz Dog Profile
Kuvasz (Kuv): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Siberian Husky standing indoors in profile
Siberian Husky: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Kai Ken Dog Breed Portrait
Kai Ken: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
A Boxer dog standing in the tall grass
Boxer: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
German shepherd dog with long black and brown fur laying on sand
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Bernese mountain dog standing indoors in profile
Bernese Mountain Dog (Berner): Characteristics & Care
Great Dane
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Caucasian shepherd lying in a field
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Standing side profile of a Perro de Presa Canario dog
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Standing side profile of a Neapolitan Mastiff
Neapolitan Mastiff (Neo): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Standing side profile of a Bullmastiff dog
Bullmastiff: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Samoyed dog standing indoors in profile
Samoyed (Sammie): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Husky puppy in a wild forest
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Standing side profile of a Tibetan Mastiff dog
Tibetan Mastiff: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher (Dobie): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Dogue de Bordeaux (French Mastiff): Characteristics & Care
Dogue de Bordeaux (French Mastiff): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Standing side profile of an Akita Inu dog in the grass
Akita: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Dogo Argentino with a butterfly on its nose
Dogo Argentino: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Standing side profile of a Leonberger (Leo) dog breed
Leonberger (Leo): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Mastiff: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Mastiff: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Adult gray Alaskan malamute standing on grass
Alaskan Malamute: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Standing side profile of a Portuguese Water Dog
Portuguese Water Dog (Porties): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Service dog
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Standing side profile of a Karelian Bear Dog
Karelian Bear Dog: Breed Characteristics & Care
Rottweiler
Rottweiler (Rottie): Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
boerboel outside in front of flowers
Boerboel: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Saint Bernard walking on grass
Saint Bernard: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Hovawart dog in field
Hovawart: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
German pinscher standing outside
German Pinscher: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Giant schnauzer portrait
Giant Schnauzer: Dog Breed Characteristics & Care
Standing side profile of a black Russian terrier dog
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Young woman hugging her dog
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Black and white borer collie dog laying on rattan rug
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Alaskan sled dogs running in a harness
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A pit bull smiles for the camera
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Dog on plane
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K-9 Police Dog
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Search and rescue dog
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Great Pyrenees
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giant dog standing on grass
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Black seeing-eye dog leading visually impaired woman
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People petting dog in group therapy session
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