What is the oldest breed of dog still around?

Answer Two dog breeds are thought to be the oldest in the world--the Australian dingo and the New Guinea singing dog--according to Cornell University and UCLA. These breeds are genetically dogs and not wo... Read More »

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What breed of dog is considered the oldest American breed?

The American foxhound is thought to be the oldest American dog breed. The breed originated in 1650, and was officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886. The American foxhound is consi... Read More »

Which is perhaps the oldest breed of domesticated dog?

Domesticated dogs are believed to have originated in ancient Egypt, with the oldest breeds being Pharaoh Hounds and Ibizan Hounds. Drawings that appear to represent these breeds have been discovere... Read More »

What is the oldest dog breed in North America?

The oldest dog breed in North America that is still around is thought to be the Carolina yellow dog or American dingo. There is some evidence that a dog breed now called the Northwest Coast wool do... Read More »

How to Identify What Breed of Dog Is in a Mixed Breed?

According to The Dog Owner's Guide, the majority of dogs in the world are mixed breeds. This means that, unlike purebred dogs, they have more than one breed in their bloodlines. While there are sta... Read More »