Russian Ovcharka is a large and powerful variation of the German Shepherd.
Soviet Dog Breeds - Soviet Dogs
New dog breeds created during the Soviet era in Russia mostly for military and guarding purposes. The famous "Red star" kennel.
The famous "Stalin's dog", created by Russian military.
This "gentle giant" is a good guard too.
Russian Toy is one of the tiniest dogs in the world.
They include Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka and Franzuskaya Bolonka.
The Russian Newfoundland, known as the Moscow Water dog, is an extinct dog, developed in Russia in the 1950s and the 1960s. This Soviet dog breed performs an unsuccessful attempt of the Russian army's dog breeders to create a working dog for water rescue. Today the Russian Newfoundland is worth remembering mostly because of its involvement […]
Russian Spaniel is a Soviet dog breed developed after the World War II. It physically resembles the English Cocker Spaniel, but has a longer body and a shorter, tight coat with some feathering on ears and legs. Its large oval eyes are always kind and a little alert. Its coat is usually white, with black, […]
The Soviet dog usually refers to one of the new dog breeds developed in Russia during the Soviet era (1917-1991). Sometimes they are called the Russian army dogs because they were mostly developed in the Russian army's "Red Star' kennel. After the communist revolution the new Soviet government centered on working dog breeds, especially for […]