Series of drawings of different dog breeds within the Working Group

The Working Group is part of the Dog Breed Groups that were intentionally bred to assist humans with assigned jobs like guarding property, pulling sleds, as well as performing water rescues. Their history within the Working Group gives them the eagerness to work and produce meaningful work. Working Group dogs are typically highly intelligent, strong, and watchful. They also make great companions, but require proper socialization and training. Currently, various working dogs have become detection dogs, guide dogs, or therapy dogs. Dog Breeds within the Working Group include the Bernese Mountain Dog, Boxer, Great Dane, Mastiff, and Siberian Husky.

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Dog Breed Groups are the group of breed categories that divide dogs by the original work they were bred and developed to achieve. There are over 190 dog breeds that are divided into different Dog Breed Groups. Dog Breed Groups have different roles, characteristics, and histories.

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