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DO YOU HAVE AN IRISH "ROVER"?


If you own one of these Celtic dog breeds, you are invited to have them participate in our Celtic Canine Parade on Saturday, June 8th.  Your dog must be well socialized with people and other dogs.  

Click Here to register.


We are also seeking anyone interested in promoting Celtic breeds in our Celtic Canine "Pup Tent".  Anyone can join, whether they are an owner, breeder or rescue facility.  If you are interested, please e-mail to info@newportcelticfestival.com

                          
                            GALICIA 


Galician Barn Dog (Palleiros)

 Group:             Working
 AKC Group:       N/A
 Size:                Large  
 Temperament: Intelligent,      Loyal




Galician Hound


 Group:             Working
 AKC Group:       N/A
 Size:                Medium 
 Temperament:  Active, Plucky
 
Galician Pointers

 Group:             Hunting
 AKC Group:      N/A
 Size:               Large 
 Temperament: Active, Plucky


Galician Quisquelo
("Guicho")


 Group:            Hunting
 AKC Group:      N/A
 Size:               Medium  
 Temperament: Active, Plucky
  

 

 

   


                               IRELAND 
                       
Glen of Imaal Terrier

 Group:             Terriers
 AKC Group:      AKC Terriers
 Size:                Medium 
 Temperament:  Determined,
                                   Brave


Irish Setter

 Group:             Gun Dogs
 AKC Group:      AKC Sporting 
 Size:                Large  
 Temperament:  Active, 
                                    Affectionate


Irish Terrier

 Group:             Terrier
 AKC Group:      AKC Terrier
 Size:                Medium 
 Temperament:  Determined,
                                  Friendly



Irish Water Spaniel

 Group:            Gun Dogs
 AKC Group:     AKC Sporting 
 Size:               Large  
 Temperament: Affectionate,
                                Responsive



Irish Wolfhound

 Group:             Hounds
 AKC Group:      AKC Hounds
 Size:                Large 
 Temperament:  Friendly, Gentle


Kerry Beagle

 Group:             Hounds
 AKC Group:      N/A
 Size:                Medium  
 Temperament:  Determined,
                                    Good Natured

Kerry Blue Terrier

 Group:               Terrier
 AKC Group:        AKC Terrier
 Size:                  Medium Breed 
 Temperament:    Determined, Good Natured


Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

 Group:               Terrier
 AKC Group:        AKC Terrier
 Size:                  Medium Breed 
 Temperament:    Loyal, Active



                              SCOTLAND 

Bearded Collie


 Group:               Pastoral Dogs
 AKC Group:        AKC Herding  
 Size:                  Large  
 Temperament:    Active, Friendly



Border Collie
   

 Group:               Working Dogs
 AKC Group:        AKC Herding 
 Size:                  Medium  
 Temperament:    Active, Intelligent



Border Terrier

 Group:               Terriers
 AKC Group:        AKC Terriers
 Size:                  Small  
             Temperament:    Plucky, Alert


Cairn Terrier
 

 Group:               Terriers
 AKC Group:        AKC Terriers
 Size:                  Small  
 Temperament:    Plucky, Alert



Collie (Rough)
 

 Group:               Pastoral
 AKC Group:        AKC Herding 
 Size:                  Large  
 Temperament:    Loyal, Responsive



Curly Coated Retriever 

 Group:               Gun Dogs
 AKC Group:        AKC Sporting 
 Size:                  Large  
 Temperament:    Friendly, 
                                      Responsive


Dandie Dinmont Terrier 

 Group:               Terriers
 AKC Group:        AKC Terriers
 Size:                  Small  
 Temperament:    Active,
                                      Independent

Deerhound (Scottish Deerhound) 
*2011 Best in Show - Westminster*

 Group:               Hounds
 AKC Group:        AKC Hounds
 Size:                  Large  
 Temperament:    Active, Gentle


Golden Retriever 

 Group:               Gun Dogs
 AKC Group:        AKC Sporting 
 Size:                  Large  
 Temperament:   Active,
                                    Good Natured


Gordon Setter

 Group:               Gun Dogs
 AKC Group:        AKC Sporting 
 Size:                  Large  
 Temperament:    Obedient, Loyal



Greyhound

 Group:             Hounds
 AKC Group:      AKC Hounds
 Size:                Large  
 Temperament:  Active, Friendly



Scottish Terrier

 Group:            Terriers
 AKC Group:     AKC Terriers
 Size:               Medium  
 Temperament: Active, Determined




Shetland Sheepdog ("Sheltie")

 Group:            Pastoral
 AKC Group:     AKC Herding 
 Size:               Medium  
 Temperament: Active, Intelligent



Skye Terrier

 Group:             Terriers
 AKC Group:      AKC Sporting 
 Size:                Medium  
 Temperament:  Active, Loyal



West Highland Terrier ("Westie")

 
Group:             Terriers
 AKC Group:      AKC Sporting 
 Size:                Medium  
 Temperament:  Active, Plucky
 

 




  WALES 


Cardigan Welsh Corgi


 Group:         Pastoral
 AKC Group:  AKC Herding
 Size:            Small  
 Temperament: Obedient, Active


English Black and Tan Terrier 

 Group:            Terriers
 AKC Group:     AKC Working   
 Size:               Small  
 Temperament: Alert, Affectionate


Pembroke Welsh Corgi

 Group:            Pastoral
 AKC Group:     AKC Herding
 Size:               Small  
 Temperament: Obedient, Active



Sealyham Terrier

 Group:            Terriers
 AKC Group:      AKC Terriers
 Size:                Medium  
 Temperament:  Active, Plucky


Welsh Hound

Group:             Hunting
AKC Group:      AKC Sporting Size:                Medium  
Temperament:  Affectionate, 
                                    Friendly


Welsh Sheepdog (Collie)

 Group:            Herding
 AKC Group:     AKC Working  
 Size:               Medium  
 Temperament: Determined, Alert



Welsh Springer Spaniel

 Group:            Gun Dogs
 AKC Group:     AKC Sporting
 Size:                Medium  
 Temperament: Affectionate, Friendly



Welsh Terrier

 Group:             Terrier
 AKC Group:      AKC Terrier
 Size:                Medium  
 Temperament:  Active,
                                    Good Natured



Note:  This is a listing of known Celtic
dog breeds and is in no way intended
to suggest or guarantee these dogs will be present at the Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games.  It is intended for educational purposes only.