Royal Patronage of Breeds

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  1. StephyMei1112

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    I thought it'd be interesting and fun to compile a index of breeds favored by Royalty past and present as well as any individual dogs that have made history in the company of Royals =) feel free to add what you may know!

    British Royal Family (Queen Vic to present)

    Corgis
    Dorgis (Dachshund X Corgi)
    Working line Labs
    Working line Spaniels
    Pugs
    Scottish Deerhounds
    Irish Wolfhounds
    Various Terriers
    King Charles Spaniels
    Pomeranians/Spitz
    Borzois

    Russian Imperial Family (Romanov Family) -

    Borzois (All of the Imperial family)
    Italian Greyhounds (Zemira of Catherine the Great's)
    French Bulldogs
    Irish Setter (Milord of Alexander II's)
    Siberian Laika (Kamkatcha of Alexander III's)
    Japanese Chins
    Japanese Spitzes

    Hungarian Royals (Ancient Regime) -

    Kuvaszok
    Vizslaks
    Komondorok
    Central Asian Shepherds/Ovcharkas
    Working line Spaniels

    Japanese Imperials/Shoguns -

    Akitas
    GSD's
    Japanese Chins
    Tosa Inus
    Chows
    Samoyeds

    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother with Sir Peter Whiteley's Labs

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    Tsar Alexander III with Kamkatcha -

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    Catherine II with Zemira -

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    OwnedByBCs Will Creep For Sheep

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    Marie Antoinette had several dogs but especially loved Mops, a Pug.
     
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    sillysally Obey the Toad.

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    Not really royalty, but I believe that Vladimir Putin has a lab.
     

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