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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • BREED GROUP: Toy
  • WEIGHT: 10-18 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 11-13 inches
  • COLOR(S) black and tan or white, black and red or rich red or white and red
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Cavapoo
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: 6-20 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 11-15 inches
  • COLOR(S) Red, apricot, black, cream, white, gray; may be patterned or blended.
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Central Asian Ovtcharka
  • BREED GROUP: Foundation Stock Service
  • WEIGHT: Male: 121-176; Female: 88-143 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 27-32; Female: 24-27 inches
  • COLOR(S) Brindle, fawn, white, gray, black; solid, parti, or tri-colored.
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Cesky Terrier
  • BREED GROUP: Terrier
  • WEIGHT: Male: 18; Female: 15.5 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 11.8; Female: 11 inches
  • COLOR(S) Gray, gray-blue with tan, yellow or white furnishings, light mocha
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Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • BREED GROUP: Sporting
  • WEIGHT: Mle: 65-80; Female: 55-70 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 23-26 Female: 21-24 inches
  • COLOR(S) any color of brown, sedge, or deadgrass
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Chi-Poo - Chipoo
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: 3-12 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 6-13 inches
  • COLOR(S) Variety of colors that include black, fawn, white, apricot, and brown.
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Chihuahua
  • BREED GROUP: Toy
  • WEIGHT: 6 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 6-9 inches
  • COLOR(S) any
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Chinese Chongqing Dog
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: Male: 44-54; Female: 33-44 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 16-19.5; Female: 14-16 inches
  • COLOR(S) Solid brown or dark brown
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Chinese Crested
  • BREED GROUP: Toy
  • WEIGHT: 5-12 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 11-13 inches
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Chinese Foo Dog
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: Toy: 10-20; Miniature: 21-50; Standard: 51 and up lbs
  • HEIGHT: Toy: 10; Miniature: 10-15; Standard: 15-18 inches
  • COLOR(S) Black and tan, blue, black, blue and brown, fawn, red, orange, cream and sable, wolfgray
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Chinese Shar-Pei
  • BREED GROUP: Non-Sporting
  • WEIGHT: 45-60 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 18-20 inches
  • COLOR(S) any solid color including sable
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Chinook
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: Male: 70; Female: 55 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 23-27; Female: 21-25 inches
  • COLOR(S) Tawny to Reddish Gold
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Chow Chow
  • BREED GROUP: Non-Sporting
  • WEIGHT: 45-70 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 17-20 inches
  • COLOR(S) solid red, black, blue, cinnamon, and cream
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Cirneco dell Etna
  • BREED GROUP: Miscellaneous Class
  • WEIGHT: Male: 26-30; Female: 18-26 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 18-20; Female: 16.5-18 inches
  • COLOR(S) Fawn; with or without white chest markings. White; with or without orange markings.
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Clumber Spaniel
  • BREED GROUP: Sporting
  • WEIGHT: Male: 70-85; Female: 55-70 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 19-20; Female: 17-19 inches
  • COLOR(S) white dog with lemon or orange markings (thefewer the markings on body, the better)
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Cockapoo
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: 6-19 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 14-15 inches
  • COLOR(S) white, cream, tan and all combinations of these
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Cocker Spaniel
  • BREED GROUP: Sporting
  • WEIGHT: 24-28 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 14.5-15.5; Female: 13.5-14.5 inches
  • COLOR(S) Black variety: solid black or black and tan; ASCOB variety: cream, red, brown, and brown with tan points; Particolor variety: any color with white
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Collie
  • BREED GROUP: Herding
  • WEIGHT: Male: 60-75; Female 50-65 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 24-26; Female 22-24 inches
  • COLOR(S) sable and white; tricolor, blue merle; white (predominantly white, preferably with markings)
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Corgi
  • BREED GROUP: Herding
  • WEIGHT: Male: 25-30; Female: 24-28 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 10-12 inches
  • COLOR(S) Sable, fawn, red, black and tan with or without white markings.
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Coton De Tulear
  • BREED GROUP: Miscellaneous Class
  • WEIGHT: 12 - 15 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 10 - 12 inches
  • COLOR(S) White or white and black. White is preferred.
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Curly Coated Retriever
  • BREED GROUP: Sporting
  • WEIGHT: Male: 80-100; Female: 70-90 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 25-27; Female: 23-25 inches
  • COLOR(S) Black or Liver
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Czechoslovakian Wolfdog
  • BREED GROUP: Foundation Stock Service
  • WEIGHT: Male: 54; Female: 44 lbs
  • HEIGHT: Male: 26; Female: 24 inches
  • COLOR(S) Gray, Silver-Gray, Yellow-Gray
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Dachshund
  • BREED GROUP: Hound
  • WEIGHT: 11-32 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 5-9 inches
  • COLOR(S) solid red, sable, or cream; black and tan, chocolate and tan, wild boar and tan, gray and tan, or fawn and tan, brindle
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Dachshund, Mini
  • BREED GROUP: Not AKC Recognized
  • WEIGHT: 9-10 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 5-10 inches
  • COLOR(S) Brindle, sable, dappled; bi-color of black, chocolate, blue, fawn; solid of red and cream.
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Dalmatian
  • BREED GROUP: Non-Sporting
  • WEIGHT: 40-60 lbs
  • HEIGHT: 19-23 inches
  • COLOR(S) black or liver spots on white background; spots should be round, well defined, and preferably separated. Dalmatians are born white and develop spots
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