10 Dog Breeds Originated in the United States!

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1) Alaskan klee kai

Linda Spurlin and her family started breeding small dogs in the 1970s, but it wasn't until 1988 that the public could get their hands on one.

2) Alaskan Malamute

Towing heavy loads over long distances, these dogs have proven their worth since they were first recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1935.

3) American bulldog

The American Kennel Club officially recognized the American bulldog in 1999; the breed has a long history of service on American farms.

4) American bully

According to research conducted by the United Kennel Club, the American bully is thought to be a direct descendant of the American pit bull terrier.

5) American cocker spaniel

European spaniels were brought to the United States around the middle of the nineteenth century.

6) American foxhound

It is possible to trace the origins of the American foxhound to the founding families of the United States, including the Washingtons, Jeffersons, and Lees.

7) American leopard hound

Even though they are one of the oldest tree dog breeds in the United States, a great deal is unknown about the American Leopard Hound's ancestry.

8) American pit bull terrier

Since its founding in 1898, the American Pit Bull Terrier has been recognized by the United Kennel Club.

9) Australian shepherd

During World War II, California ranchers falsely asserted that the Basque breed originated in Australia, and the name stuck.

10) Boston terrier

Since 1979, Massachusetts has been home to Boston terriers, and Boston College has been home to them for more than a century.

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