Wikipedia:WikiProject Dogs/Templates

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This subpage of the Wikipedia WikiProject Dogs describes the templates used in dog-related articles. For discussions about the content of the templates, go to this page's talk/discussion page. For technical discussions about the implementation of the templates, go to the individual template's talk/discussion page.

Article templates[edit]


Each dog breed article should use {{Infobox dog breed|various arguments}}, which looks like:

Boston Terrier
BostonTerrierBrindleStand w.jpg
Boston Terrier with brindle coat
Other names Boston Bull
Boston Bull & Terrier
Origin United States
Classification / standards
FCI Group 9, Section 11 #140 standard
AKC Non-sporting standard
ANKC Group 7 (Non-Sporting) standard
CKC Group 6 - Non-Sporting standard
KC (UK) Utility standard
NZKC Non-sporting standard
UKC Companion Breeds standard
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

See the template for its specific documentation.

Dog breed details[edit]

Tested but never started to use it (see Discussion on talk page):


{{American dogs}}:

{{Australian dogs}}:

{{Austrian dogs}}:

{{British dogs}}:

{{Canadian dogs}}:

{{Chinese dogs}}:

{{Domestic dog}}:

{{Dog sports}}:

{{Dutch dogs}}:

{{Extinct dog breeds}}:

{{French dogs}}:

{{German dogs}}:


{{Hairless dogs}}:


{{Hungarian dogs}}:

{{Indian dogs}}:

{{Irish dogs}}:

{{Italian dogs}}:

{{Japanese dogs}}:


{{Pastoral dogs}}

{{Primitive dogs}}

{{Russian dogs}}:

{{Spanish dogs}}


{{Swiss dogs}}:


{{Toy dogs}}:

Stub template[edit]

For dog-related stubs, add {{dog-stub}} to the bottom of the article, which produces this:

User templates[edit]

To add these templates to your user page, use the respective code below.

{{User WikiProject Dogs}}:
American Eskimo Dog.jpg This user is a member of WikiProject Dogs.
{{User dogproject-en}}:
MixedBreedFace1 wb.jpg This user is a contributor to the
Dog breeds task force.

User breed specific templates[edit]

To add these templates to your user page, use the respective code below.

{{User:UBX/Owned Bernese Mountain Dog}}:
Bouvier Bernois BE.jpg This user is owned by a Bernese Mountain Dog.
{{User:UBX/Owned Leonberger}}:
Leonberger.jpg This user is owned by a Leonberger.
{{UBX/Rescued by Newfoundland}}:
Novofundlandec.jpg This user could be rescued by a Newfoundland.

Article talk page templates[edit]

WikiProject tagging[edit]

All talk pages of articles within Wikipedia:WikiProject Dogs should have the {{WikiProject Dogs}} template. Articles should be assessed according to the project's guidelines. For articles that are within the scope of a task force, an additional argument should be used. For example, the dog breeds task force should use {{WikiProject Dogs}}.

WikiProject Dogs (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Dogs, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of articles related to Canidae and Dogs on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.

Photo request[edit]

To add a request for a photo to an article's talk page, use {{image requested|dog breeds}} You can optionally include a special request, for example such as asking for a picture of a border collie herding sheep etc., {{image requested|dog breeds|of=your_request_goes_here}}. For dogs native to a particular region, add an "in=" parameter, e.g. {{image requested|dog breeds}}

See also[edit]