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Animals: Dogs Discuss this eTheme.

Learn about different breeds of dogs and their origins. There are quizzes to help you determine which breed of dog would be good for you and your family. Includes activities, encyclopedia articles, and printouts. There are links to various eThemes resources on different types of dogs.

Grades

  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6,
  • 7

Links

Here are links to printouts of different breeds of dogs. Each printout includes some information about the breed and a picture of the dog that you can print out and color. NOTE: This site includes Google ads.
This student created website has information about several different breeds of dogs.
Click on the links to read about each dog breed. Some of the breed profiles include photographs and video clips.
Learn how to tell the difference between a purebred dog and a mongrel. There are links to encyclopedia articles on several different breeds of dogs. NOTE: The website includes pop-up and banner ads.
This website includes links to information about many different breeds of dog.
Click on the breed type and then the specific breed name to find out more about each breed of dogs. Includes photographs.
Learn about how to select a breed of dog that is best for you and your family. There is information about several kinds of dogs.
Print out this word search and look for the names of the dog breeds listed.
Here is information on how to care for pet dogs. Click on "Cartoons" to watch short movies about pet care or "Activities" for worksheets and online games.
Here are some fun facts about canines.
These sites are about hound dogs. Read about bloodhounds, coonhounds, whippets, and other breeds of hound dogs. One site includes video clips of the different breeds. Includes links to eThemes on Dachshunds and the novel "Where the Red Fern Grows," which is about a boy and his coonhounds.
These sites are about working dogs. There is information about the different kinds of jobs that dogs have. There are printable worksheets, a slideshow, video files, and interviews with people who work with these specially trained dogs. Several eThemes resources are included on dogs, guide dogs, German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, Saint Bernard's, and the Iditarod.
These sites have information on guide dogs. Topics include how to be a puppy raiser, blindness, and the life of Helen Keller.
These sites are about the 17 types of dogs that are classified as toy breeds. Includes information about poodles, malteses, Yorkshire terriers, pomeranians, and more. Read about their history, temperament, and characteristics. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on Chihuahuas.
These sites are about Boston terriers, a breed classified as non-sporting dogs. Read about their appearance, history, and personality traits. Watch a short video and view many photographs of these loyal animals.
These sites are about Chihuahuas, the world's smallest dogs. Learn about the history, appearance, and life span of this toy breed. Find out whether they make good pets for children. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on other Toy Breeds.
These sites are about Dachshunds, a small, short-legged hound. Read about the breed's appearance, history, and personality traits. Watch a short video and view many photographs of these house pets.
These sites are about German shepherds, a breed of herding dogs. Read about their history, appearance, and temperament. Find out why German shepherds are used as guide dogs, rescue dogs, and K-9 dogs.
These sites are about Labrador retrievers, a breed of sporting dogs. Read about their history, appearance, and training. Find out why Labrador retrievers are used as guide dogs, rescue dogs, and drug detector dogs. Watch a short video and view many photographs of these outgoing animals.
These sites are about Saint Bernards, a large breed of working dogs. Find out how much they eat, how much they weigh, and if they make good household pets. Learn more about the history of these dogs, including their role as rescue dogs in the Swiss Alps. There are photographs, illustrations, and a video.

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