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Dog Breeds Beginning with the Letter S

SEGUGIO MAREMMANO

The Segugio Maremmano is a medium sized breed that originates from Italy. It was developed as a livestock guardian dog, specifically for use in protecting sheep and cattle from predators such as wolves and bears. The breed is known for its loyalty, bravery, and protective nature. The standard coat colors for the Segugio Maremmano are various shades of fawn, black and tan and brindle. Despite its historical significance as a livestock guardian breed, the Segugio Maremmano remains a relatively uncommon breed outside of its country of origin. They make excellent livestock guardians and also make good family pets for active households with experience in training and socializing large breeds. The breed requires regular exercise and mental stimulation, and is known for its independent and sometimes stubborn nature. Early and consistent training and socialization is necessary to bring out the best in this breed.

  • female height | 17 to 19 inches
  • male height | 17.5 to 20.5 inches
  • female weight | 25 to 40 lb pounds
  • male weight | 26 to 46 lb pounds
  • life span | 10 to 14 years
  • litter size | 2 to 4
  • shedding | light to medium
  • origin | Italy

SERBIAN HOUND aka BALKAN HOUND

The Serbian Hound, also known as the Balkan Hound, is a medium sized breed that originates from Serbia. It was developed as a hunting dog, specifically for use in tracking and hunting game such as deer, fox, and hare. The breed is known for its exceptional scenting ability and endurance, as well as its friendly and affectionate personality. The standard coat colors for the Serbian Hound are various shades of red with a black mantle or saddle, a small white spot on the chest is permissible. Despite its popularity as a hunting breed in Serbia, the Serbian Hound remains a relatively uncommon breed outside of its country of origin. They make excellent hunting dogs, as well as good family pets for active households. The breed requires regular exercise and mental stimulation, and is known for its strong prey drive and independent nature. Early and consistent training and socialization is necessary to bring out the best in this breed.

  • female height | 17 to 21 inches
  • male height | 18 to 22 inches
  • female weight | 43.9 to 44.1 lb pounds
  • male weight | 43.9 to 44.1 lb pounds
  • life span | 12 to 14 years
  • litter size | 3 to 6
  • shedding | light to medium
  • origin | Serbia

SHAR PEI

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  • female height | 18 to 20 inches
  • male height | 18 to 20 inches
  • female weight | 44.9 to 60.1 lb pounds
  • male weight | 44.9 to 60.1 lb pounds
  • life span | 7 to 12 years
  • litter size | 4 to 6
  • shedding | moderate
  • origin | China

SHETLAND SHEEPDOG aka SHELTIE

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  • female height | 13 to 16 inches
  • male height | 13 to 16 inches
  • female weight | 11 to 25 lb pounds
  • male weight | 11 to 25 lb pounds
  • life span | 10 to 15 years
  • litter size | 4 to 6
  • shedding | heavy
  • origin | United Kingdom

SHIBA INU

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  • female height | 13.5 to 15.5 inches
  • male height | 14.5 to 16.5 inches
  • female weight | 15 to 20 lb pounds
  • male weight | 18 to 25 lb pounds
  • life span | 12 to 15 years
  • litter size | 2 to 3
  • shedding | heavy
  • origin | Japan

SHIH TZU

The Shih Tzu is a small sized breed that originates from China. It was developed as a companion dog and was favored by Chinese royalty for its charming and affectionate personality. The breed is known for its long, silky coat which requires regular grooming to maintain. According to FCI breed standard, the Shih Tzu can come in any color. The Shih Tzu is a popular breed worldwide, known for its cheerful and outgoing temperament and its adaptability to both city and country living. They make excellent lap dogs and are well suited to small households or apartment living. The breed is low energy and does not require a lot of exercise, making it a good choice for older individuals or those with limited mobility. However, they are still known to be playful and energetic and make excellent family pets. Despite its popularity, the Shih Tzu remains a highly sought after breed due to its charming personality and affectionate nature.

  • female height | 7.98 to 11 inches
  • male height | 7.98 to 11 inches
  • female weight | 8.98 to 16 lb pounds
  • male weight | 8.98 to 16 lb pounds
  • life span | 12 to 18 years
  • litter size | 1 to 5
  • shedding | light
  • origin | China

SHIKOKU

The Shikoku is a medium sized breed that originates from the Shikoku island of Japan. It was developed as a hunting dog, used to track and hunt game such as boar and deer. The breed is known for its strong prey drive, excellent scenting ability, and tireless endurance. The standard coat colors for the Shikoku are sesame, red, black and tan with a variety of markings and combinations. The Shikoku is a rare breed, even in its country of origin, and remains little known outside of Japan. They make excellent hunting dogs and are highly valued for their versatility and trainability. The breed is also highly intelligent, independent, and can be somewhat reserved with strangers, making early and consistent training and socialization important for bringing out the best in this breed. They are also known for their strong loyalty and affection for their owners. The Shikoku is a highly active and energetic breed that requires a lot of physical and mental stimulation to be happy and healthy. They make excellent pets for active households and those with experience with high energy breeds.

  • female height | 16.9 to 21.1 inches
  • male height | 16.9 to 21.1 inches
  • female weight | 34.9 to 50.1 lb pounds
  • male weight | 34.9 to 50.1 lb pounds
  • life span | 10 to 12 years
  • litter size | 3 to 5
  • shedding | moderate
  • origin | Japan

SIBERIAN HUSKY

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  • female height | 20 to 22 inches
  • male height | 21 to 23.5 inches
  • female weight | 34.9 to 50.1 lb pounds
  • male weight | 44.9 to 60.1 lb pounds
  • life span | 11 to 15 years
  • litter size | 6 to 8
  • shedding | heavy
  • origin | Russia

SKYE TERRIER

The Skye Terrier is a medium sized breed that originates from the Isle of Skye in Scotland, United Kingdom. It was developed as a hunting dog, used to control vermin and hunt small game such as fox and badger. The breed is known for its long, silky coat, which requires regular grooming to maintain. The standard coat colors for the Skye Terrier are Black, dark or light grey, fawn, cream, all with black points with a variety of markings and combinations. The Skye Terrier is a rare breed, even in its country of origin, and remains little known outside of the United Kingdom. They are highly independent and can be stubborn, making early and consistent training and socialization important for bringing out the best in this breed. They are also known for their strong prey drive and playful nature. The Skye Terrier is a highly active and energetic breed that requires a lot of physical and mental stimulation to be happy and healthy. They make excellent pets for active households and those with experience with high energy breeds, but may not be well suited to apartment living or those with limited mobility. Despite its rarity, the Skye Terrier remains a beloved and highly valued breed for its charming personality and affectionate nature.

  • female height | 8.4 to 10 inches
  • male height | 8.98 to 10 inches
  • female weight | 25 to 30 lb pounds
  • male weight | 34.9 to 45.1 lb pounds
  • life span | 12 to 15 years
  • litter size | 3 to 6
  • shedding | moderate
  • origin | United Kingdom

SLOUGHI

The Sloughi, also known as the Arabian Greyhound, is a medium sized breed that originated in North Africa. It was originally used for hunting, especially for larger game such as gazelle and hare. The Sloughi has a sleek, slender build and is known for its speed and endurance. The standard coat color for the Sloughi is from light fawn to reddish-brown, with or without bridling and black marks. They are a rare breed outside of Africa, but have a dedicated following in their country of origin and among those who appreciate the unique traits of this ancient breed. The Sloughi is an intelligent and affectionate breed, known for its strong bond with its family and its calm and independent temperament. They are not well suited to families with young children, as they are sensitive and may be easily frightened by rough play. The Sloughi requires a lot of exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy, and they make excellent companions for active households and those who appreciate their elegance and grace. Despite their rarity, the Sloughi is a highly valued breed for its unique beauty and its loyal and loving nature.

  • female height | 24 to 26.7 inches
  • male height | 26.4 to 28.3 inches
  • female weight | 34.9 to 50.1 lb pounds
  • male weight | 54.9 to 65.1 lb pounds
  • life span | 10 to 15 years
  • litter size | 6
  • shedding | light
  • origin | Africa

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