Dogs can be our very best friends. And let’s face it… they make this world a better place. They are our family members and our closest companions.

But there once was a time where dogs were bred for utilitarian purposes. They were bred to perform certain tasks and do certain jobs. These tasks could be to hunt or to find things.

But now we think of our dogs as cuddly buddies. Still, you might be interested to know what your dog was specifically bred for. It might surprise you.

Here Are 30 Breeds And What They Originally Were Bred For: