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"G" Dog Breed Standards

Check the Breed Standards Beginning with the Letter "G"

Do Your Homework to Insure Your Puppy Will Have a Long and Healthy Life Without Genetic Disease 

The breed standard for each breed of dog is distinct, giving a detailed "word picture" of the appearance and behavior of an idealized dog of that breed. Included in the breed standard description are externally observable aspects of appearance and behavior that are considered by the breed club to be the most important for the breed, and externally observable details of appearance or temperament that are considered by the breed club to be unacceptable (called faults). In addition most breed standards include an historical section, describing the place of origin and the original work done by the breed or its ancestor types.

However, breed standards DO NOT include testing requirements for health, requirements for genetic testing as required by ResearchBreeder.com, or requirements for specific types of training or work; breed standards are only intended to describe the breed's externally observable qualities. Breed clubs often make other requirements for health testing or work testing, but these are not covered in the breed standard itself.

Learn About Genetic Diseases and Disorders

Canine Acne: Dogs with canine acne develop multiple comedones on their chin, lips, and muzzle. These plugs of keratin and sebum block the hair follicles, and are commonly called "blackheads."

 

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German Longhaired Pointer

German Longhaired Pointer

Golden Retriever

golden retriever

German Pinscher

German Pinscher

Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer

Great Dane

Great Dane

German Spitz

No Standard on file.

German Spitz

Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees

German Wiredhaired Pointer

German Wiredhaired Pointer

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer

Greyhound

Greyhound

Glen of Imall Terrier

glen of imaal.terrier