Schnauzers: Intelligent, versatile dogs with three sizes - miniature, standard, and giant. Heights range from 12 to 27.5 inches and weights from 11 to 75 pounds. They live 12 to 16 years.
American Eskimo: Adaptable and affectionate breed, descended from German Spitz. Comes in toy, miniature, and standard sizes. Heights range from 9 to 19 inches, weights from 6 to 35 pounds. Lives 13 to 15 years.
Dachshunds: German breed with iconic appearance. Used for badger hunting. Friendly, feisty pets. Come in smooth, wire, and long-coated varieties. Heights: 5-9 inches. Weights: 11 pounds or less to 32 pounds. Live 12-16 years.
Unique and fluffy breed, a mix of Wolf Spitz, Chow Chow, and Samoyed. Calm and confident with a good temperament for kids. Heights: 19-24 inches. Weights: 40-70 pounds. Live 12-16 years.
Sassy and bold, the Pomeranian is a tiny breed with Arctic origins. Heights: 6-7 inches. Weights: 3-7 pounds. Live 12-16 years.
Descended from Roman mastiffs, this courageous breed is a loyal guardian. Heights: 24-27 inches. Weights: 80-135 pounds. Live 9-10 years.
Originally bred as a German gun dog, the Weimaraner is loving and athletic. Heights: 19-24 inches. Weights: 40-70 pounds. Live 12-16 years.
Loving and dependable, the Great Dane is a gentle giant. Heights: 28-30 inches. Weights: 110-175 pounds. Live 7-10 years.
German Münsterländers: versatile and athletic pointers. Heights: 20-21 inches. Weights: 40-60 pounds. Live 12-14 years. Perfect for active families.
German Shepherds: versatile, loyal, and preferred by military and police. Heights: 22-26 inches. Weights: 50-90 pounds. Live 7-10 years. Not ideal for first-time owners.