The Non-Sporting Group - They Don't Need To Do Anything!

Dogs in this group can have characteristics of the working group while others have characteristics of the sporting group and even some of the traits of the terrier group. These dogs were not bred to “work”. They may be difficult to motivate but with less drive to hunt or chase, these dogs could be easier for an inexperienced owner to handle.

American Eskimo Dog, Bichon Frise, Boston Terrier, Bulldog, Chinese Shar-Pei, Chow Chow, Dalmatian, Finnish Spitz, French Bulldog, Keeshond, Lhasa Apso, Lowchen, Poodle, Schipperke, Shiba Inu, Tibetan Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier.

Bichon Frise Picture

Bichon Frise

Boston Terrier Picture

Boston Terrier

Poodle Picture


Breed Group Characteristic
Problem Solving
Leadership Rules