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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.

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...
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Dalmatian

Dalmatians are smart, dignified, and outgoing dogs that are most famous for their spotted coat. This dog is probably one of the most recognized dog breeds...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a unique looking small dog breed with a big personality. These are alert dogs that were originally bred for otter and badger hunting. They are very adapta...
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Danish-Swedish Farmdog

Danish-Swedish Farmdog is an energetic, and trainable Scandianian dog breed. This dog lived on farms in eastern Denmark and the southern part of Sweden. These dogs were used for a...
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Deutscher Wachtelhund

Deutscher Wachtelhund is a versatile and friendly dog breed originating from Germany. These dogs are fairly rare and if you are interested in getting one be prepared for a long wai...
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Doberman Pinscher

Doberman is a loyal, alert, and fearless dog breed and it is one of the world's most famous dogs. Although they are one of the best guard dogs in the worl...
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Dogo Argentino

The Dogo Argentino is a large, powerful, energetic, and athletic dog that was bred to hunt wild boar and other big game. He is also called the Argentinian Mastiff and Argentine Dog...
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Dogue de Bordeaux

Dogue de Bordeaux is a loyal, affectionate, and very courageous dog breed from France. This breed was used in many different work roles – from cart puling to guarding flocks....
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Drentsche Patrijshond

Drentsche Patrijshond is a farm dog originally bred for many purposes including cart pulling and keeping the farm clear of vermin. This is a versatile dog breed that is highly inte...
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Drever

Drever is an agile, loyal and playful dog breed originating from Sweden. These dogs are also called Swedish Dachsbracke. Although they are best suited for houses with a yard where...
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Dunker

A Dunker, also known as the Norwegian Hound, is a medium-sized breed of dog from Norway. It was bred by Wilhelm Dunker to be a scenthound by crossing a Russian Harlequin Hound with dependable Norwe...
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Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd is a rare, hardworking dog breed originating from the Netherlands. These dogs were used on farms for herding sheep and other livestock, pulling carts, guarding t...
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Dutch Smoushond

The Dutch Smoushond is a small to medium-sized dog breed that was originally used as a ratter in its native land - the Netherlands. It is not very popular outside of the Netherland...
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