Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and there is a breed out there for everyone.
Sporting dogs were originally bred to hunt birds and other small animals.
Working dogs were bred to perform a variety of tasks, such as herding livestock, guarding property, and assisting with search and rescue.
Herding dogs were bred to herd livestock. They are typically intelligent and energetic, and they have a strong instinct to keep animals together.
Hound dogs were bred to track and hunt prey. They have a keen sense of smell and are very persistent.
Terrier dogs were bred to hunt vermin such as rats and rabbits. They are typically small and feisty, and they have a lot of energy.
Non-sporting dogs do not fit neatly into any of the other groups. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they are bred for a variety of purposes.