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.

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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Black Russian Terrier

The Black Russian Terrier (BRT or Blackie) is a large, intelligent, and powerful dog breed. He was created by the Russian army for guarding and protecting purposes in the areas wit...
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Boerboel

The Boerboel is a massive dog that originated from South Africa and is also known as the South African Mastiff. The dog’s name comes from the Dutch word for "farmer" (“...
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Broholmer

Broholmer is a large, friendly, and loving dog originating from Denmark. Although they are good dogs, Broholmers are also watchful and confident. This dog is widely used as a guard...
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Bucovina Shepherd

Bucovina Shepherd is a large dog breed used primarily as a guard dog and a fierce livestock protector. It is thought that these dogs exist since Roman Empire. Today Bucovina Shephe...
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Bullmastiff

Bullmastiff is a loyal, brave, and affectionate dog breed that can be a great family guardian. This dog is not afraid of anything but he's got a soft spot for his family. In the wr...
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Carpathian Shepherd

Carpathian Shepherd is a large dog originating from the Carpathian Mountains. They are extremely brave and courageous dogs that were used to fight predators. Today these dogs are s...
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Caucasian Shepherd Dog

Caucasian Shepherd Dog is a fearless dog breed that was used for centuries for guarding purposes. Today they are mostly watchdogs and companions although they are still used for gu...
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Central Asian Shepherd Dog

Central Asian Shepherd Dog is a big, powerful, and courageous dog breed originally used for guarding properties against large predators. They are naturally protective with a high c...
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Estrela Mountain Dog

Estrela Mountain Dog is a large, intelligent, and brave dog originally used for guarding livestock. This dog originates from the Estrela mountains in Portugal. Besides his working...
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Fila Brasileiro

The Fila Brasileiro is a fairly old Mastiff-type dog breed that was developed as hunting and a working dog breed in Brazil. It is one of the two native Brazilian dog breeds and the...
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Great Dane

The Great Dane is a friendly, patient and elegant dog breed, also known as the Apollo of dogs. Apollo is a Greek god of the sun. This is a giant dog breed that originated in German...
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Great Pyrenees

The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is also commonly known as the Great Pyrenees and these dogs are one of the best protection and guard dogs in the world. They are born to...
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Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound is a dog with a very long history that goes back to antiquity. These dogs were famed as gladiators and coursers back in 391 AD. This is also the year when the R...
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Landseer

Landseer is a dog that was first bred in Germany and Switzerland. It is a large dog breed that enjoys water and open spaces. It is considered by many to be the black and white vers...
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Leonberger

The Leonberger is a giant dog breed that came to life by crossbreeding the Newfoundland, the Great Pyrenees, and the St. Bernard. If these dogs receive enough physical exercise and...
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Mastiff

Mastiffs are direct descendants of the ancient Molosser dogs that have been known for 5.000 years. The modern version of the Mastiff breed is over 500 years old and has been known...
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Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a southern Italian dog breed that was created for guarding duties. They are commonly called by their nickname Neo or Mastino. This impressive dog breed is...
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Newfoundland

The Newfoundland is a sweet, patient, and devoted dog breed. Although because of their size they may seem scary they are gentle dogs. These dogs are calm and especially gentle with...
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Pyrenean Mastiff

The Pyrenean Mastiff is a giant dog breed that originated in the autonomous community by the name of Aragon. This community is located in north-east Spain and their livelihood depe...
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Rafeiro do Alentejo

Rafeiro do Alentejo is a calm and confident farm and watchdog. These dogs have been also used as livestock protectors. They come from the Alentejo region in Portugal. These dogs we...
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Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard is a playful, charming, and inquisitive dog breed. This dog is one of the world's most famous and beloved dog breeds. Beethov...
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Scottish Deerhound

The Scottish Deerhound is a dog breed that comes from the sighthound family. They originated in Scotland and were primarily used for hunting Scottish Roe Deer. The deer was their m...
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Spanish Mastiff

The Spanish Mastiff is a breed that comes from the mountainous regions of Spain and is known as a great livestock guardian for many centuries. Throughout history, these dogs h...
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