Bulldogs originated in England and were used for guarding and barbaric sports. Almost extinct by WWII, but resurrected in the United States. Athletic, friendly, and muscular.
The American hairless terrier was recognised by the AKC in 2016. It was made by breeding rat terriers with a hairless female puppy named Josephine.
Alaskan malamute: a sled dog breed descended from wolf-dogs. The Mahlemiut people inspired the name. AKC recognised since 1935, thick coat, long tail.
German immigrants in the 1800s developed the American Eskimo dog, which was originally a German Spitz. Circus performers in high demand. During WWI, the name was altered. Clever companions.
"Australian Shepherd is a misnomer because the breed originated in the United States." Developed by California ranchers from Pyrenean immigrants who brought herders to Australia."
Boston Terrier: The breed was created in Boston when a bulldog-terrier mix named Judge was selectively bred for smaller size and a sweeter face.
SC Boykin spaniel breed for boat turkey hunting. Whit Boykin trained a small stray to become this dog. Friendly with other dogs, people, and children.
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever, developed by Maryland and Virginia duck hunters, is an excellent swimmer and tireless retriever with webbed feet and a water-repellent coat.
The Catahoula Leopard Dog is a hardy breed from Louisiana. It is a farm/hunting dog, the state dog of Louisiana, and a loyal family pet that may not get along with other pets.
Toy Fox Terriers are a US breed from the 1930s. They are friendly but small and fragile, so noisy kids shouldn't get one. Active and playful, good for small homes.