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.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

A Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small Scottish terrier type breed of dog. The breed has a very long body, short legs, and a distinctive topknot of hair on the head. They are friendly but tough, and are...

Dachshund

The Dachshund is a small-sized, hound-type dog breed. These dogs have short legs and a long body and because of their looks, they are often called sausage dogs or wiener dogs. The...

Coton de Tulear

The Coton De Tulear is a dog breed that originated in Madagascar. It is known for its fluffy and soft coat that is very cotton-like. These dogs are very playful and loving and thos...

Continental Toy Spaniel

The Continental Toy Spaniel, is a dog breed from the spaniel family. It comes in two varieties The Papillon and The Phalène. The most noticable difference between the two varieties are the ears...

Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested Dog is a small dog breed that was carefully bred to its modern-day version in China. It comes in two varieties - the Powderpuff (with hair) and Hairless. Some h...

Chihuahua

Chihuahua is a charming and graceful dog with a huge personality. They are the national symbol of Mexico and they are one of the oldest breeds in America. Their hallmark is rounded...

Cesky Terrier

The Cesky Terrier or Czech terrier is a small dog breed of the terrier type originating in the former country of Czechoslovakia. It was created by the Czech breeder by crossing the Sealyham Terrier an...

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a companion dog breed that has sporting and flushing roots. This lovely little breed likes nothing more than to spend their days being petted a...

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier is a Scottish dog breed that was developed with a specific goal in mind - vermin control. These dogs are incredibly brave, tenacious, and smart. They are able to...

Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon is a unique little Belgian dog breed that was originally bred to hunt and kill rats and other vermin on the street of Belgium. These dogs are extremely charmin...

Brazilian Terrier

The Brazilian Terrier is one of only two dog breeds that are developed in Brazil. The other one is the Fila Brasileiro. They have many similar traits and characteristics as their m...

Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier is a popular, small-sized dog breed that originated in America. This dog was developed in the late 1800s by crossing Bulldog and now-extinct White English Terrie...

Border Terrier

The Border Terrier is a dog breed belonging to the Terrier family whose original purpose was to drive foxes out of their burrows so larger hounds can hunt them. These days, these l...

Bolognese

The Bolognese is a small breed that comes from the Bichon family. They are true companion dogs that are the happiest when they are surrounded by their family. Best suited for the i...

Blue Gascony Basset

From the beginning, the Blue Gascony Basset was bred as a scent hound, especially for hunting small game, like rabbits, foxes, and hares. These dogs hunt by scent in packs of 4-8 d...

Mixed breed

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Prague Ratter

Prague Ratter or Pražský Krysařík as it is known in its homeland of Czech Republic, is a small dog breed that was used for centuries to control rat infestations. It is the smallest dog breed in the wo...

Toy Fox terrier

Toy Fox terrier is a small dog breed of the terrier type and is a direct descendant from the much larger Fox terrier. It has a short and shiny coat that is predominantly white, but most common color c...

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier is a medium to small hunting dog breed from the terrier family. It is believed that it is a descendant from the early rat terrier dog breeds brought to USA by the early English...

Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is a dog breed bred primarily to be a house pet and a lap dog. It is happy, cheerful and completely adapted to apartment living. It is extremely friendly to everyone and show...

Rat Terrier

The Rat Terrier is an all-American breed and the result of combining several terrier breeds, that were bred in recent history to help get rid of pests and rodents that occupied fam...

Manchester Toy Terrier

Manchester Toy Terrier is a dog breed from the terrier family. It is not yet recognized by the FCI but it is registered with the Canadian and the American Kennel clubs. This breed was primarily bred f...

Biewer Terrier

The Biewer Terrier is a rather rare dog breed that occurred by accident when two piebald Yorkshire Terriers mated. It was developed by a Mrs. and Mr. Biewer in the city of Hunstruc...

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...