Features Breeds / Breeders

Every few weeks, the Canada's Guide to Dogs website features different Breeders within the individual dog breed sections of the site. The following is a complete listing of participating Breeders. Select from the breeds listed and then click on the Breeder links to view the feature pages:


Please Note: If you are considering the adoption of a puppy of any breed, it is very important to be selective in choosing a responsible and reputable breeder. While it is our goal on this website to only include listings of responsible and ethical breeders of purebred dogs, and there is certain criteria that must be met in order to be listed, we can only rely on the honesty of those submitting the request. Therefore, we cannot recommend, nor do we endorse or support any one of these listings. If you are looking to purchase a puppy, it is your responsibility to do your research in learning what to look for in a breeder. (For more information on selecting a breeder, see the articles on the main Breed/Breeders section: Information for the Potential Puppy/Dog Buyer.)


American Cocker Spaniel:

CLICK HERE to visit the American Cocker Spaniel section of the website.

Featured American Cocker Spaniel Breeders:

The Cocker Spaniel is the smallest of the Sporting Group with a sturdy, compact body, long elegant ears and a silky and feathery coat. With a sweet, playful, intelligent and loyal disposition, the Cocker Spaniel makes a wonderful companion. Today's Cocker Spaniels are often seen competing in obedience and agility trials, in the show ring, as well as working as hunting dogs. CLICK HERE to read more about the American Cocker Spaniel breed.

Lurians Kennel Registered


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Australian Shepherd:

CLICK HERE to visit the Australian Shepherd section of the website.

Featured Australian Shepherd Breeders:

The Australian Shepherd is a high energy, very versatile dog that enjoys having a job to do. While bred to herd livestock and work as an all purpose farm/ranch dog, today, Aussies participate in many dog sports and activities as well as work as Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Police and Narcotics Dogs. For the active family, this breed is a wonderful companion who is gentle with small children, enthusiastic at play, and a protective guardian.


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Barbet:

CLICK HERE to visit the Barbet section of the website.

Featured Barbet Breeders:

The Barbet, also known as the French Waterdog, is gentle, loyal, playful and friendly. A very versatile and intelligent breed, the Barbet is not only a water dog but also has the abilities of a pointer and setter. The breed is of medium-size with a distinctive thick, wooly coat and a beard which gave the breed his name. CLICK HERE to learn more about this ancient French breed.

RoVer Barbets


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Bergamasco Sheepdogs:

CLICK HERE to visit the Bergamasco section of the website.

Featured Bergamasco Breeders:

The Bergamasco, a rare breed, is a well balanced and patient herding dog. Working closely with the shepherd, it forms a strong and lasting bond with humans, as a working dog or dedicated family companion. A unique and striking characteristic of the breed is its coat which is made of three types of hair combined to form dense, flat, felt-like mats that continue to grow throughout the dog's life. The breed is an excellent companion for those who enjoy an active lifestyle. CLICK HERE to read more about this rare breed.

Silver Pastori Bergamascos


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Bernese Mountain Dog:

CLICK HERE to visit the Bernese Mountain Dog section of the website.

Featured Bernese Mountain Dog Breeders:

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large, strong, and agile dog with a wonderful temperament. A devoted and faithful family dog, the Bernese needs plenty of human companionship. While he may bark and have an intimidating appearance due to his size, the breed has a friendly nature, never aggressive or timid and, therefore, does not make a good guard dog. A versatile breed, the Bernese Mountain Dog is seen competing in several areas, including conformation, obedience, agility, tracking, herding, and carting. CLICK HERE to read more about this beautiful, large breed.

Michaudville Kennel


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Boxer:

CLICK HERE to visit the Boxer section of the website.

Featured Boxer Breeders:

The Boxer is an intelligent, energetic, and self-confident companion. Originally bred for hunting and later used as a guard dog, today's Boxer is often seen participating in various dog sports, including Obedience, Agility, Tracking, and Schutzhund. The breed is also seen working as Search and Rescue Dogs as well as Therapy Dogs. CLICK HERE to learn more about this noble looking breed.

Biancales Boxers


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Bulldog:

CLICK HERE to visit the Bulldog section of the website.

Featured Bulldog Breeders:

Victory Bulldogs

The Bulldog, sometimes referred to as the "English Bulldog", is calm and dignified with a steady, even disposition. He is courageous but not aggressive. He loves people and, though his appearance may be somewhat intimidating, he does not generally make a good watch dog. He has a relatively low activity level so adjusts well in just about any environment. Today, Bulldogs are successsfully competing in Obedience as well as Agility and Tracking, and their calm disposition makes them ideal candidates to work as Therapy Dogs. CLICK HERE to read more about the English Bulldog.


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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel:

CLICK HERE to visit the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel section of the website.

Featured Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breeders:

The Cavalier is a charming little dog that adapts well to most living environments. He has a sweet and affectionate temperament and is always willing to please. The Cavalier is seen in the show ring, in obedience competitions, agility, tracking, and he also makes an excellent Therapy dog. CLICK HERE to learn more about this rare and ancient breed.

Europeheart Cavaliers


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Coton de Tulear:

CLICK HERE to visit the Coton de Tulear section of the website.

Featured Coton Breeders:

The Coton de Tulear is a rare breed dog originating from Madagascar. He is a small companion dog with fluffy cotton like hair, hence the name "Coton." The first Cotons were brought to North America in the mid 1970s and, since the early 1990s, there has been a significant increase in popularity both in the US and Canada. Known to have a charming personality, the Coton maintains a puppy-like temperament throughout his life. Intelligent, eager to please, easily trained and an excellent companion, the Coton adapts well to just about any lifestyle. CLICK HERE to learn more about this rare and ancient breed.

White Pearl Cotons


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French Bulldog:

CLICK HERE to visit the French Bulldog section of the website.

Featured French Bulldog Breeders:

The French Bulldog is alert, active and playful yet quiet and well-mannered. The breed originated in France when Bulldogs were brought over from England in the mid-19th century and crossed with local breeds. The result was a breed known as the Bouldogue Français or French Bulldog. There are two weight classes, the Lightweight class with the weight being under 22 lbs (10 kg) and the Heavyweight class for dogs weighing from 22 lbs up to, but not over 28 lbs. The breed was primarily bred as a companion dog, is known to be very good with children and is happiest when surrounded by family. CLICK HERE for more information about the French Bulldog.

Lush Bulldogs


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German Shepherd Dog:

CLICK HERE to visit the German Shepherd Dog section of the website.

Featured German Shepherd Dog Breeders:

Kiefernwald German Shepherds

Well known for his intelligence and loyalty, the German Shepherd Dog is one of the most popular breeds in North America. This versatile breed is often seen working as, among others, a Police Dog, Search and Rescue Dog, Protection Dog, as well as a Guide Dog and Herding Dog. CLICK HERE to read more about this beautiful and noble breed.


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Golden Retriever:

CLICK HERE to visit the Golden Retriever section of the website.
Featured Golden Retriever Breeders:
Tibsen Goldens

A true family companion with a kind and gentle expression, the Golden Retriever is completely devoted to his family members and loves nothing more than to be by their side. One of the Sporting breeds, the Golden Retriever is an active dog who needs daily exercise and is an excellent candidate for all kinds of dog sports and jobs. CLICK HERE to read more about this wonderful breed.


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Havanese:

CLICK HERE to visit the Havanese section of the website.

Featured Havanese Breeders:

The Havanese is a charming and very bright little dog. With his sweet, playful and alert disposition, he is easily trained and enjoys the companionship of adults and children alike. A member of the Toy group, the Havanese is a small breed ideally measuring 9 to 10½ inches at the withers. To learn more about this adorable little dog, please CLICK HERE.

Sailormade Havanese


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Labrador Retriever:

CLICK HERE to visit the Labrador Retriever section of the website.

Featured Labrador Retriever Breeders:

The Labrador Retriever is a versatile sporting breed well known for his intelligence and friendly temperament. Whether he is working as a retriever, field hunting, working as a guide dog or assistance dog, in search and rescue or drug detection, participating in dog sports such as agility and obedience, or as a loving companion, the Lab does it all. It is no wonder that, according to AKC and CKC registrations, the Labrador Retriever has been the most popular breed of dog in both Canada and the United States for several years. To read more about this amazing breed, please CLICK HERE.

Doindogs Kennel


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Lagotto Romagnolo:

CLICK HERE to visit the Lagotto Romagnolo section of the website.

Featured Lagotto Romagnolo Breeders:

The Lagotto is an ancient water retrieving breed from Italy, known to be easy to train, eager to please and an excellent family companion. They have a thick curly coat that comes in a variety of colours. CLICK HERE to read more about this sporting breed.

Lagotto Curlsroc - Featured Breeder


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Mudi:

CLICK HERE to visit the Mudi section of the website.

Featured Mudi Breeders:

The Mudi is an active, intelligent working dog. Not only do they excel at herding but quite often they participate in many dog sports, including agility, flyball, and obedience. Mudik are also seen working in Search and Rescue as well as drug detection. CLICK HERE to read more about this herding breed.

Herdabout Mudi Perm. Regd


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Papillon:

CLICK HERE to visit the Papillon section of the website.

Featured Papillon Breeders:

The Papillon is a small, elegant, playful and friendly Toy breed. In European countries, the breed is known as "Épagneul nain continental" or "Continental Toy Spaniel" with two breed types: the Phalène which has drop-ears and the Papillon with erect-ears. The Papillon is a wonderful family companion who is seen participating in several areas, including the show ring, obedience, and agility. In addition, his temperament makes him ideal to work as a Service or Therapy Dog. CLICK HERE to read more about this wonderful little dog.

Riesa Papillons


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Pomeranian:

CLICK HERE to visit the Pomeranian section of the website.

Featured Pomeranian Breeders:

The Pomeranian is one of the most popular of the Toy breeds. He is intelligent, devoted to his family, a good watchdog, alert and easily trained. Poms are successful in the show ring as well as in obedience trials, as hearing assistance dogs, therapy dogs and even search and rescue where small sized dogs are needed. The Pomeranian has a double coat with the undercoat being soft and dense and the outercoat being long, perfectly straight and glistening. CLICK HERE to read more about this popular toy breed.

Crystalton Pomeranians


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Poodle (Miniature):

CLICK HERE to visit the Miniature Poodle section of the website.

Featured Miniature Poodle Breeders:

The Poodle is an intelligent and very active dog. He carries himself with elegance and has an air of distinction and dignity. The Miniature variety stands anywhere from above 10 inches to a maximum of 15 inches at the highest point of the shoulders. CLICK HERE to read more about the Miniature variety of the Poodle breed.

Lezerin Poodles


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Poodle (Standard):

CLICK HERE to visit the Standard Poodle section of the website.

Featured Standard Poodle Breeders:

"Dignified", "Proud", "Intelligent", "Expressive", "Playful" — These words can all be used to describe the Poodle. The Standard variety stands at a minimum of 15 inches at the withers. CLICK HERE to read about this elegant breed.

Bijou Standard Poodles


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Portuguese Water Dog:

CLICK HERE to visit the Portuguese Water Dog section of the website.

Featured Portuguese Water Dog Breeders:

The Portuguese Water dog is a very intelligent, outgoing, affectionate breed that is excellent with children and is not aggressive towards other dogs. The PWD is an active breed who does very well in obedience, agility, water work and most every other dog sport. Because they have hair, not fur, and no undercoat, they shed very little and, in most cases, are an excellent choice for those suffering from allergies. This breed is not for everyone but, if you are an active family, the PWD will surely fit in with your lifestyle. CLICK HERE to learn more about this athletic breed.

Casa O Kamolot


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Shetland Sheepdog:

CLICK HERE to visit the Shetland Sheepdog section of the website.

Featured Shetland Sheepdog Breeders:

The Shetland Sheepdog is a small, alert, agile and sturdy working dog. He is loyal, affectionate, and eager to please. A member of the Herding breeds, the Sheltie enjoys being involved in a variety of dog sports and activities and is known to be one of the most successful breeds in obedience. CLICK HERE to learn more about this fascinating breed.

Herdabout Shelties Reg'd


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Yorkshire Terrier:

CLICK HERE to visit the Yorkshire Terrier section of the website.

Featured Yorkshire Terrier Breeders:

The Yorkshire Terrier is considered to be the most popular of the Toy breeds, based on AKC statistics. Playful, spirited, intelligent, and friendly, the Yorkie can be seen participating in all types of dog sports and activities. CLICK HERE for more information about this little dog who always has his head held high, proudly displaying his self-confidence and vigour with an air of self-importance.

Sailormade Yorkshire Terriers