Tag Archives: History of Dogs

Shiba Inu temperament & characteristics. Japanese Shiba Inu History & Origin

Shiba Inu temperament & characteristics. Japanese Shiba Inu History & Origin

Along with the Akita Inu, the Shiba Inu is also a very famous dog breed from Japan. The Shiba is one of the few ancient breeds that still exists today. Despite the modest body, they are famous for their bravery and loyalty, willing to fight for their owner’s family. Nowadays, the number of Shiba dogs […]

Origin & history of Chow Chow – Dog of the Tang Empire (China)

Origin & history of Chow Chow - Lion Dog of Tang Empire (China)

Originating in China, the Chow Chow is a dog breed with a long history of at least 3,500 years. They flourished during the Tang Dynasty, leading to the name Tang Quan (“Dog of the Tang Empire”). Chow chows are highly popular around the world, especially in America and European countries. The article below will provide some […]

German Shepherd temperament & characteristics. GSD history & origin

German Shepherd temperament & characteristics. GSD history & origin

Popular throughout the world, the German Shepherd (or GSD) is considered one of the most famous German dog breeds. With its excellent traits, the German Shepherd is raised for various types of work, including police, military or protecting roles. German Shepherd history The first German Shepherd in the world, Horand von Grafeth, was bred by […]

The origin of the Akita Inu. Japanese, American Akita history & origin

The origin of the Akita Inu. Japanese, American Akita history & origin

The origin of the Akita Inu The Akita Inu is named after Akita prefecture in northern Japan, which is believed to be the origin of the breed. Akitas appeared at least 2,000 years ago and were once noble dogs, only raised by the Imperial Family and other noble families for hunting purposes. Their most common […]