6 Dog Breeds That Originated in the United States

1. Alaskan Malamute

They brought wolf-dogs as hunters, protectors, and friends. Some say these dogs were Alaskan Malamute ancestors.

2. Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Over time, careful breeding has produced a highly energetic and durable retriever. 

3. American Water Spaniel

Even though the American Water Spaniel has been present since the 18th century, its origin is unknown. 

4. Boston Terrier

A truly American invention, the Boston Terrier was a hybrid between the English Bulldog and the white English Terrier. 

5. Chinook

Chinook's descendants, who inherited his coloration, size, and general traits, were bred to combine the power of the giant freight dog.

6. Redbone Coonhound

Most of these canines were brought by landed nobility to emulate English rural genteelity.

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