Saint Bernard Dog list S

Saint Bernard Dog

The Saint Bernard is a calm, easy-going breed with a low energy level. Great as a family dog, but not so much for adventure.

Saluki Dog list S

Saluki Dog

The Saluki is a quick, gentle canine. It is a generally timid breed, shying away from rough play and conflict.

Samoyed Dog list S

Samoyed Dog

Ther Samoyed is a calm and gentle breed that makes for a wonderful family dog. Daily excercize is a must, though, or else this canine can become mischievous.

Schapendoes Dog list S

Schapendoes Dog

Also referred to as the Dutch Sheepdog, this herding breed that was once endangered, has now steadily gained popularity in their homeland of the Netherlands as well as parts of Europe. Schapendoes remain an extremely rare breed in North America.

Schipperke Dog list S

Schipperke Dog

The Schipperke is an active dog, always curious to find something new to get into. They are strong headed and independent.

Schnauzer - Giant Dog list S

Schnauzer - Giant Dog

The largest of the three Schnauzer breeds, the Giant Schnauzer originated in Germany. A versatile breed, they were used as cattle dogs, sheepherders, guarding, and as noble companions.

Schnauzer - Miniature Dog list S

Schnauzer - Miniature Dog

The Miniature Schnauzer is a cross between the Standard Schnauzer, the Affenpinscher, and it is said the Poodle is a possibility. They were bred to retain the same look and characteristics of the Standard Schnauzer, but being of a more manageable size.

Schnoodle Dog list S

Schnoodle Dog

The Schnoodle is created by the crossing of two breeds: Schnauzer and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as "designer dogs" and are one of the most popular companion crosses.

Scottish Deerhound Dog list S

Scottish Deerhound Dog

The Scottish Deerhound is a gentle breed who loves to please. Although they don't require a lot of exercise, they do enjoy the occasional sprint through a field.

Scottish Terrier Dog list S

Scottish Terrier Dog

The Scottish Terrier is a small, cute breed, but also determined and intelligent. They are loyal and protective, so they can be on the unfriendly side to other dogs and pets.

Sealyham Terrier Dog list S

Sealyham Terrier Dog

The Sealyham Terrier is calmer than most terriers, but is still active nonetheless. They make a great companion.

Shepadoodle Dog list S

Shepadoodle Dog

The Shepadoodle is created by the crossing of two breeds: German Shepherd and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as "designer dogs" and are one of the larger sizes that are not as popular as some of the other crosses.

Shetland Sheepdog Dog list S

Shetland Sheepdog Dog

The Shetland Sheepdog is an ideal canine for the household. Great with children, and requiring only modest exercise, they are a great addition to the family.

Shiba Inu Dog list S

Shiba Inu Dog

The Shiba Inu is a strong-minded, independent small breed that enjoys the outdoors. Territorial and alert, this canine makes a great watchdog.

Shih Tzu Dog list S

Shih Tzu Dog

The Shih Tzu is a spunky little breed, full of energy and affection. They love to play, and are great with children.

Shih-Poo - Shihpoo Dog list S

Shih-Poo - Shihpoo Dog

The Shihpoo is created by the crossing of two breeds: Shih Tzu and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as "designer dogs" and are one of the most popular of the crosses.

Shiloh Shepherd Dog list S

Shiloh Shepherd Dog

The Shiloh Shepherd was bred by a lady (that is unknown at this time), which has been breeding German Shepherd Dogs since the 1960's. The Shiloh Shepherd is rather similar to that of the German Shepherd except it is bigger, has a warmer and sounder temperament, and is said to have better hips.

Siberian Husky Dog list S

Siberian Husky Dog

The Siberian Husky is an energetic breed, known for its intelligence, and when given the change, it's mischievous nature. Although accustom to colder climates, it can still adapt to warmer environments with proper care.

Silky Terrier Dog list S

Silky Terrier Dog

The Silky Terrier is a small, energetic canine that enjoys lots of interaction and play. They can be stubborn and independent minded.

Skye Terrier Dog list S

Skye Terrier Dog

The Skye Terrier is relativley calm for a terrier, suitable for city life. They still need daily exercize, though, as they have an instatiable desire to chase rodents and run hard.

Sloughi Dog list S

Sloughi Dog

An ancient sight-hound breed, the Sloughi was developed in North Africa as a desert hunter of fox, hare, jackal, hyena, wild boar, and gazelle. They were highly treasured and the only dog that were treated as a member of the family.

Smooth Fox Terrier Dog list S

Smooth Fox Terrier Dog

The Smooth Fox Terrier is an energetic small breed that tends to let off steam both inside and out.

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Dog list S

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Dog

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier thrives in a family environment, as they enjoy recieving affection just as much as they enjoy giving it.

South African Boerboel Dog list S

South African Boerboel Dog

The South African Boerboel is the only South African dog specifically bred for guarding and protecting without being aggressive. Dating back to 1652, this breed is a descendant of the Boer dog.

South Russian Ovcharka Dog list S

South Russian Ovcharka Dog

The South Russian Ovcharka is not for everyone. This very large breed can be dominant, wary of strangers, and is very lively making him difficult to care for. He is a great guardian breed however and would do well guarding cattle or flocks of sheep.

Spanish Water  Dog list S

Spanish Water Dog

The Spanish Water Dog can adapt to almost all environments or circumstances, as long as it gets enough exercise and is suitable for all climates. These hardy dogs can endure both extreme heat and cold with no problems

Spinone Italiano Dog list S

Spinone Italiano Dog

The Spinone Italiano is a gentle, calm breed for being a pointer. They have lots of energy, but are calm indoors and are great with small children

Stabyhoun Dog list S

Stabyhoun Dog

Originating in the Northeastern part of the Netherlands in a province called Friesland, the Stabyhoun is a versatile breed that was used as both watchdog and hunter. They are quite rare, with only approximately 3500 known to be in existence today.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog list S

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a freindly breed that enjoys a good play. They don't seek out fights, but can be tenacious around other dogs.

Standard Schnauzer Dog list S

Standard Schnauzer Dog

The Standard Schnauzer is a smart, independent canine. They do best with a patient and understanding owner, as this breed can be mischievous.

Sussex Spaniel Dog list S

Sussex Spaniel Dog

The Sussex Spaniel is a cheerful, laid back breed who knows how to behave indoors. They do enjoy their time outside, though.

Swedish Vallhund Dog list S

Swedish Vallhund Dog

The Swedish Vallhund is the quinessential farm dog: great at catching vermin, energetic, and highly loving. Wonderful with kids, wonderful for families.