Dog breeds

If you are trying to find what dog breed is right for you, search our complete list of more than 400 dog breeds recognized by the FCI and AKC. Find detailed dog breed profiles that include breed description, characteristics, pictures and more. Explore the list and find a dog breed that suits you the best.

Affenpinscher

The Affenpinscher is an interesting and rare dog breed that originated in Germany. The name Affenpinscher means “monkey-like terrier” and although this breed is not cla...
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Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound is the most elegant dog breed you could ever imagine. They are tall, thin, and impressive. They attract looks wherever they go and they can thank that to their stu...
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Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier (often shortened to "Airedale“) is the largest of all terriers and is known as the "King of Terriers." The breed originates from the valley of the River...
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Akita Inu

Akita Inu dogs originate from Japan and this dog is one of the largest from the Spitz group. This dog breed is also called Akita-Ken, Japanese Akita and Great Japa...
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Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute is a loyal, affectionate, and playful dog breed, and it's one of the oldest sled dogs. These dogs are very similar to Siberian Husky, Samoyed, Greenland Dog, and C...
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Alpine Dachsbracke

Alpine Dachsbracke is a medium-sized scent hound originating from Austria. These dogs were used for tracking wounded animals such as deers, boars, hares, and foxes. They were extre...
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American Akita

The American Akita, or Akita, as it is called in the US, is a fearless and impressive dog breed that is known for their undying loyalty. These dogs have a dominant and extremely prote...
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American Bulldog

American Bulldog is a loyal and athletic dog breed with friendly nature. They are descended from Old English Bulldogs. Today these dogs are mostly used as farm animals and for dog...
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American Cocker Spaniel

The American Cocker Spaniel was until recently, considered to be the same breed as their English cousin, the English Cocker Spaniel. These two distinct breeds started to diverge ab...
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American English Coonhound

American English Coonhound is a sweet, good-natured, and loving dog that was bred for hunting purposes. They are excellent workers, but when they off duty they can be great family...
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American Eskimo dog

The American Eskimo dog is a member of the Nordic dog breeds. They are a part of the Spitz family and are famous for their pure, snowy white coat and dark eyes. There are three var...
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American Foxhound

American Foxhound is a sweet, independent, and good-natured dog that fits great into family life. They get along well with kids, dogs, and other animals. Because of their high prey...
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American Hairless Terrier

The American Hairless Terrier is an American dog breed that has originated in the United States of America and it is their only native, hairless breed. These dogs are lively and ac...
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American Leopard Hound

The American Leopard Hound is an American dog breed whose ancestors came to the United States with the Spanish conquistadors. It is a hunting breed that is considered to be a mediu...
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American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a medium-large, muscular, strong and athletic dog that descends from early Greek Mastiff-type dogs that were used for dogfighting, hunting, pr...
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American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel is an all-American dog breed that was carefully bred and created to be a versatile hunting dog. These dogs absolutely love water and if you live near any body of...
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Anatolian Shepherd (Kangal Shepherd Dog)

Anatolian Shepherd (Kangal) is a powerful and large dog breed mostly known for its impressive size and strong body which is covered by a thick hair of different shades of gray. His...
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Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie

Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie is a medium-sized dog breed used for hunting. This dog was developed a few hundred years ago to hunt small games such as rabbits. Thi...
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Appenzeller Sennenhund

Appenzeller Sennenhund is a medium-sized, muscular and agile dog that excels in agility, obedience, and herding. These dogs were true work dogs in their native land – Switzer...
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Ariège Pointer (Braque de l'Ariege)

Ariège Pointer (Braque de l'Ariege) is an elegant, muscular and well-proportioned dog originating from France. These dogs were developed in the 19th and 20th centuries....
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Ariegeois

The Ariegeois or the Ariege Hound is a French dog breed developed for pack hunting. This breed first came to life around the year 1912. It is a part of the Scenthound breed and sha...
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Artesian-Norman Basset

The Basset Artésien Normand (Norman Artesian Basset) is a short legged hound type dog. The breed has origins in France. The word basset refers to short-legged hounds. This b...
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Artois Hound

Artois Hound is a rare dog that originates from France. They are medium-sized dogs with a muscular bodies that were used for hunting purposes since the beginning. They were favored...
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Atlas Mountain Dog - Aidi

The Atlas Mountain Dog is a North African dog breed mostly used as a livestock guardian, protecting herds of sheep and goats. In its native Morocco, this dog works with a
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