Dogs

Illustration of a Bernese Mountain Dog in side profile

Dogs are domesticated mammals of the Carnivora order. Descendants of wolves, dogs are the first animals to have been domesticated by humans—roughly 30,000 years ago. Dogs are bred for particular physical and emotional characteristics to assist humans with work and service tasks or to serve as companions, or pets. Dogs are differentiated as either purebred, or pedigree, with parents of the same breed, or as mixed-breeds, mutts, hybrids or mongrels with parents of multiple breeds. Dogs are often referred to as ‘man’s best friend’ referring to the high degree of loyalty that dogs share with humans.

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Golden Retriever
Comparison illustration of a Golden Retriever to a person with measured heights
Golden Retrievers are a medium to large breed of dog bred for sporting uses but are also trained to serve as disability assistance dogs as well as guide, hunting, and search and rescue dogs. Golden Retrievers have withers heights of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm (male), and 21.5”-22.5” | 55-57 cm (female).
Collection of drawings of a Golden Retriever in various standing and sitting positions
Golden Retrievers are a medium to large breed of dog bred for sporting uses but are also trained to serve as disability assistance dogs as well as guide, hunting, and search and rescue dogs. Golden Retrievers have withers heights of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm (male), and 21.5”-22.5” | 55-57 cm (female).
Golden Retriever

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Size: Medium to large
Height (Withers) - Male: 23"-24" | 58-61 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 21.5”-22.5” | 55-57 cm
Weight - Male: 65-75 lb | 29-34 kg
Weight - Female: 55-65 lb | 25-29 kg
Color: Lustrous flat golden coat
Temperament: Friendly, intelligent, devoted
Uses: Sporting, guide, disability assistance, search and rescue
Life Span: 10-12 years

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Rottweiler
Side profile silhouette drawing of a Rottweiler describing a standard Rottweiler's height and length compared to a person
Considered to be one of the oldest dog breeds, the German Rottweiler was traditionally kept as a herding dog for driving cattle and protecting humans. Rottweilers have medium to large builds with compact and powerful bodies.
Collection of Rottweiler drawings standing, sitting, and laying down illustrated from the front and side
Considered to be one of the oldest dog breeds, the German Rottweiler was traditionally kept as a herding dog for driving cattle and protecting humans. Rottweilers have medium to large builds with compact and powerful bodies.
Rottweiler

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Size: Medium to large
Height (Withers) - Male: 
25.5"-26" | 65-66 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 23.5"-24" | 60-61 cm
Weight - Male: 
121 lb | 55 kg
Weight - Female: 92 lb | 42 kg
Color: Black with defined rich tan markings
Coat: Double-coat, short, hard, thick
Use: 
Companion, service, working
Life Span: 8-10 years

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Great Dane
Illustration measuring the height and length of a Great Dane compared to a human height
Great Danes are a breed of giant dogs known for their imposing size and weight paired with a gentle demeanor. Great Danes have coats ranging from harlequin and black, to fawn and brindle, and blue. Great Danes have withers heights of 30"-32" | 76-81 cm (male) and 28”-30” | 71-76 cm (female).
Collection of drawings of a Great Dane from various sitting and standing poses
Great Danes are a breed of giant dogs known for their imposing size and weight paired with a gentle demeanor. Great Danes have coats ranging from harlequin and black, to fawn and brindle, and blue. Great Danes have withers heights of 30"-32" | 76-81 cm (male) and 28”-30” | 71-76 cm (female).
Great Dane

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Size: Giant
Height (Withers) - Male: 30"-32" | 76-81 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 28”-30” | 71-76 cm
Weight - Male: 140-175 lb | 64-79 kg
Weight - Female: 110-140 lb | 50-64 kg
Color: Fawn & Brindle, Harlequin & Black, Blue
Temperament: Friendly, gentle, adaptable
Uses: Hunting, catch, companion (today)
Life Span: 7-10 years

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German Shepherd
Dimensioned drawing of a German Shepherd with height and length compared to a human
German Shepherds are a medium to large German breed of a dog originally bred as a working dog used for herding purposes (shepherding). German Shepherds have a standing height of 29” | 74 cm tall with withers heights of 24"-26" | 61-66 cm (male) and 22”-24” | 56-61 cm (female).

Multiple illustrations showing various postures and sitting and standing postures of a German Shepherd
German Shepherds are a medium to large German breed of a dog originally bred as a working dog used for herding purposes (shepherding). German Shepherds have a standing height of 29” | 74 cm tall with withers heights of 24"-26" | 61-66 cm (male) and 22”-24” | 56-61 cm (female).

German Shepherd

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Size: Large
Height (Withers) - Male: 24"-26" | 61-66 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 22”-24” | 56-61 cm
Weight - Male: 65-90 lb | 30-41 kg
Weight - Female: 50-70 lb | 23-32 kg
Color: Double coat, tan with black saddle
Temperament: Smart, confident, active, eager, curious, loyal
Uses: Working, herding, service, guard, searching
Life Span: 7-10 years (13 year maximum)

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German Pointer
Comparison drawing of a German Pointer with dimensions for height and length compared to a human
German Shorthaired Pointers are a breed of medium-sized bred as an all-purpose social hunting dog. German Pointers are an enthusiastic, willing and agile athletic breed that have a standing height of roughly 30” | 76 cm and withers heights of 23"-25" | 58-64 cm (male) and 21”-23” | 53-58 cm.
Multiple illustrations of the various positions and postures of a German Pointer dog
German Shorthaired Pointers are a breed of medium-sized bred as an all-purpose social hunting dog. German Pointers are an enthusiastic, willing and agile athletic breed that have a standing height of roughly 30” | 76 cm and withers heights of 23"-25" | 58-64 cm (male) and 21”-23” | 53-58 cm.
German Pointer

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Size: Medium
Height (Withers) - Male: 23"-25" | 58-64 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 21”-23” | 53-58 cm
Weight - Male: 55-70 lb | 25-32 kg
Weight - Female: 45-60 lb | 20-27 kg
Color: Patterned or solid reddish brown (liver) on white, short and flat coat
Temperament: Friendly, intelligent, willing, enthusiastic
Uses: Sporting, hunting, companion
Life Span: 10-12 years (15-17 years maximum)

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Dalmatian
Drawing comparing the dimensions and sizes of a Dalmatian dog to an average human
Dalmatians are a medium-sized breed of dog famous for their spotted coats and elegant bodies. Bred as ‘coach dogs’ that would trot with carriages and guard the horses, Dalmatians have a standing height of 30” | 76 cm with withers heights of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm (m) and 22”-23” | 56-58 cm (f).
Illustrations of a Dalmatian from multiple sides and postures including sitting, standing, and laying down
Dalmatians are a medium-sized breed of dog famous for their spotted coats and elegant bodies. Bred as ‘coach dogs’ that would trot with carriages and guard the horses, Dalmatians have a standing height of 30” | 76 cm with withers heights of 23"-24" | 58-61 cm (m) and 22”-23” | 56-58 cm (f).
Dalmatian

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Size: Medium
Height (Withers) - Male: 23"-24" | 58-61 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 22”-23” | 56-58 cm
Weight - Male/Female: 45-70 lb | 20-32 kg
Color: White with black or liver spots
Temperament: Intelligent, energetic, outgoing, dignified
Uses: Coach dog, guards, firehouse dogs, watch
Life Span: 11-13 years (15-16 years maximum)

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Alaskan Malamute
Comparison drawing of an Alaskan Malamute dog to a human with dimensions for height and length
Alaskan Malamutes are a large-bodied breed of dog known for their strength and endurance as sled dogs. Alaskan Malamutes have a standing height of around 36” | 91 cm with withers heights of 25" | 64 cm (male) and 23” | 58 cm (female).
Illustrations of an Alaskan Malamute dog drawn from multiple front and side standing and sitting positions
Alaskan Malamutes are a large-bodied breed of dog known for their strength and endurance as sled dogs. Alaskan Malamutes have a standing height of around 36” | 91 cm with withers heights of 25" | 64 cm (male) and 23” | 58 cm (female).
Alaskan Malamute

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Size: Large
Height (Withers) - Male: 25" | 64 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 23” | 58 cm
Weight - Male: 85 lb | 39 kg
Weight - Female: 75 lb | 34 kg
Color: Thick weatherproof coat, gray and white, sable and white, black and white, seal and white, red and white, or solid white
Temperament: Playful, loyal, affectionate, quiet
Uses: Working, mushing, sledding, travel
Life Span: 10-14 years (15 years maximum)

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Bernese Mountain Dog
Comparison illustration of a Bernese Mountain Dog to a human with dimensions for height and length
Bernese Mountain Dogs are large breed of mountain dog popular for their distinctive coat colors and helpfulness on farms. One of the four Sennenhund breeds, Bernese Mountain Dogs have a standing height of around 36” | 91 cm with withers heights of 25”-27.5” | 64-70 cm (m) and 23”-26” | 58-66 cm (f).
Collection of drawings of a Bernese Mountain dog in sitting, standing, and laying down postures
Bernese Mountain Dogs are large breed of mountain dog popular for their distinctive coat colors and helpfulness on farms. One of the four Sennenhund breeds, Bernese Mountain Dogs have a standing height of around 36” | 91 cm with withers heights of 25”-27.5” | 64-70 cm (m) and 23”-26” | 58-66 cm (f).
Bernese Mountain Dog

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Size: Large
Height (Withers) - Male: 25”-27.5” | 64-70 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 23”-26” | 58-66 cm
Weight - Male: 80-115 lb | 36-52 kg
Weight - Female: 70-95 lb | 32-43 kg
Color: Tricolor coat (black, rust, white), thick, silky
Temperament: Calm, strong, good-natured, self-assured
Uses: Working, farms, cattle driving, guard, drafting
Life Span: 7-10 years

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Saint Bernard
Drawing comparing the size of a Saint Bernard to an average human with measurements for height and length
Saint Bernards are a giant breed of dog that are iconic for their gentle nature and strength that has made them famous for many alpine rescues. Saint Bernards have a standing height of roughly 37” | 94 cm with withers heights of 28”-30" | 71-76 cm (male) and 26”-28” | 66-71 cm (female).
Various illustrations of a Saint Bernard dog drawn in a range of postures including sitting, standing and laying down
Saint Bernards are a giant breed of dog that are iconic for their gentle nature and strength that has made them famous for many alpine rescues. Saint Bernards have a standing height of roughly 37” | 94 cm with withers heights of 28”-30" | 71-76 cm (male) and 26”-28” | 66-71 cm (female).
Saint Bernard

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Size: Giant
Height (Withers) - Male: 28”-30" | 71-76 cm
Height (Withers) - Female: 26”-28” | 66-71 cm
Weight - Male: 140-180 lb | 64-82 kg
Weight - Female: 120-140 lb | 54-64 kg
Color: Smooth or rough coat, red or mahogany coat with white, black face and ears
Temperament: Gentle giant, calm, patient, loyal, social
Uses: Working, rescue
Life Span: 8-10 years

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