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This section contains in depth information on all AKC recognized dog breeds. In addition to the more serious information about dog breed characteristics, care, and history, we have also included pictures and reader-submitted stories so you can have some fun while you do your research.


The Keeshond is a square proportioned dog with distinct Spitz characteristics. The head is wedge shaped and well proportioned with a clear stop. Black markings around the eyes, called spectacles, add to the dogs alert, fox-like expression. Ears are small, triangular and carried erect. The body is strong and compact, and the tail is long and feathered, and lies tightly curled over the back and close to the body. The Keeshonds outer coat is long, harsh and straight, and stands straight out f... read more about the Keeshond.

Kerry Blue Terrier

The Kerry Blue Terrier is a balanced and muscled breed with a strong bone structure. The head is long with small dark eyes; ears are carried high on the head with a v-shape and folded towards the front of the skull. The nose has strong nostrils and is black in color, and the jaw is strong with the upper teeth slightly overlapping the bottom. The dogs back is short and straight, and its tail set high and carried erect. The coat is wavy, full and soft; coloring is blue-gray or slate and may... read more about the Kerry Blue Terrier.


Sometimes called “mop dogs,” the Komondor is an imposing dog with a natural guardian instinct. They are easily recognizable because of their distinct white cord coat! The Komondor has a large head and elongated triangle ears. Their eyes are almond shaped, medium-sized, and dark brown in color. Their muzzle is wide and truncated, ending in a black nose. A Komondor dog’s neck is moderately arched and muscular. They have a deep chest and a straight, strong back. Their tail h... read more about the Komondor.


The Kuvasz is a large dog, slightly longer than it is tall. Their head is clean and well proportioned, with an elongated skull and V-shaped ears that are slightly rounded at the tip. Their eyes are dark brown, almond shaped, and a little slanted. They have a fairly long, but not pointed muzzle, and the teeth meet in a scissors bite. The powerful body of a Kuvasz is muscular, with a straight, broad back and a tucked-up stomach. The tail is long and carried low, reaching down to the hocks. T... read more about the Kuvasz.