The state dog of North Carolina, the Plott hound was bred by a family of German immigrants who used them to hunt bears in the mountains.
Louisiana born and bred, the Catahoula Leopard dog was first used by settlers to catch and manage wild hogs and cows. This working instinct is important to the breed
Australian shepherds are one of the most intelligent breeds, requiring constant mental stimulation alongside their daily exercise
Golden retrievers are even-tempered, energetic, friendly with everyone, and easy to train, making them a perfect family pet.
These affectionate, relaxed, and friendly dogs still deserve their saintlike reputation and are perfect for families, as long as you don't mind cleaning up their excessive amounts of drool.
Malamutes look like Siberian Huskies, and much like their close cousins, this breed is used to carry heavy sleds across long, cold tundras