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.

Barak Hound (Bosnian Coarse-Haired Hound...

Barak Hound (Bosnian Coarse-Haired Hound) is a medium-sized dog originally used for hunting large games. Mostly they were used for hunting foxes, hares, and wild bores. These dogs...
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Barbet

The Barbet is a relatively rare, rustic, and medium-sized dog, known for his dense, curly coat and the ability to retrieve from water and hunt on land. The Barbet is a versatile gu...
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Basenji

Basenji is unique, smart, and independent and one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. He originated as a hunting dog in central Africa. Even before the pyramids were built, these dogs were known...
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Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a smart and cheerful small dog breed originating from France. These dogs have been used for hunting on different terrains and for different types of gam...
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Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a dog breed from the scenthound family that was originally bred for hunting and tracking small game such as hare, rabbits, and foxes. This breed has an extremel...
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Bavarian Mountain Scenthound

The Bavarian Mountain Scenthound is a German hunting breed that originated in the historic region of Germany cold Bavaria. It is a highly praised hunting breed that has been used b...
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Beagle

The Beagle is a friendly, curious, and outgoing dog breed from the scent hound family. The Beagle has nearly 220 million scent receptors which make them excellent at picking up sce...
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Beagle-Harrier

Beagle-Harrier is a French dog breed from the scenthound family. Many people refer to these dogs as „Beagle on steroids“. Originally they were bred for hunting purposes...
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Bearded Collie

The fluffy Bearded Collie is a dog breed that originated in Scotland and was primarily bred for herding purposes. It is a part of the Collie family and the Collies are known for th...
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Beauceron

The Beauceron is a herding dog breed that originated in the Central part of France. It was named after the region of Beauce and is known also as Berger de Beauce and Bas Rouge. The...
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Bedlington Terrier

The modern-day Bedlington Terrier is a great show dog as well as a companion breed. That may come as a bit of a surprise as these dogs were bred primarily for vermin and pest contr...
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Belgian Laekenois

The Belgian Laekenois is a member of the Belgian Shepherd family of breeds. The American Kennel Club recognized it in July 2020, and the Laekenois became a fully recognized breed. It was pla...
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Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is a medium-sized shepherd dog initially developed in Malines, Belgium, in the late 1800s. The Belgian Malinois is one of the varieties of the Belgian Shepherd. All thes...
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Belgian Sheepdog Groenendael

The Belgian Sheepdog (Chien de Berger Belge) is a dog breed of medium-to-large-sized herding type. It originated in Belgium, and it is quite like other sheepdogs from that region, like Dutch...
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Belgian Tervuren

The Belgian Tervuren is a part of the Belgian Shepherd family that includes four distinct breeds; the Malinois, the Groenendael, the Laekenois, and the Tervuren. Out of the four breed...
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Bergamasco Shepherd

The Bergamasco Shepherd is an ancient, medium size shepherding breed with a rustic appearance, that is believed to be originated in Persia (today that area is Iran). They are also...
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Berger Picard

Berger Picard is a loyal herding dog from the Picardy. It is thought that this dog is the oldest of all French sheepdogs. Their hallmark is erect ears you can spot from a mile away...
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Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dogs are a classic example of what is called „gentle giants". They are easy-going and get along with other animals and their entire family, especially childr...
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Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is a small dog breed that is known for its fluffy white coat. This breed is often mistaken for Poodles on the count of both breeds having a fluffy coat. The Bichon...
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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...
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Billy

The Billy is a large dog breed of the scenthound type originating from the central-western part of France. The Billy breed was first bred by Monsieur Gaston Hublot de Rivault sometime in the beginn...
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Black and Tan Coonhound

The Black and Tan Coonhound is an American hunting dog breed. It belongs to the scenthound family and they were mostly used to track prey with their superb sense of smell. These do...
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Black Norwegian Elkhound

The Black Norwegian Elkhound is a primitive, Spitz-type dog breed that originated in Norway at the beginning of the 19th century. It had many purposes such as hunting, guarding, an...
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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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