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.

Saarloos Wolfdog

The Saarloos Wolfdog is one of several dog breeds that have wild wolf blood in their immediate heritage. It was created by a Dutch breeder by the name of Leendert Saarloos and he w...
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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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Saint Miguel Cattle Dog

Saint Miguel Cattle Dog is a molosser type dog originating from Portugal. These dogs were helping farmers to protect their livestock and to keep them in line. These dogs are sturdy...
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Saluki

Saluki is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world and its roots can be traced back to ancient Egypt, Greece, Persia, and the Middle East. The breed was named after the town of Se...
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Samoyed

Samoyed is a friendly and gentle dog breed originally bred to herd reindeer, hunt and to haul sleds. Common nicknames for this dog are Smiley and Sammy. This is one of the most ele...
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Schapendoes

Schapendoes is a friendly and lively dog breed originating from Netherland. These dogs existed for centuries on Dutch farms where they have been used as herding dogs but also as ge...
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Schillerstovare

Schillerstovare or Schiller Hound is a scent hound dog originating from Sweden. They were developed in the late 1800s. This is a hunting dog that is best suited for active families...
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Schipperke

The Schipperke is a very old Belgian dog breed that is often nicknamed the LBD (little black devil). They were also mistakenly called the Dutch dog, but this breed has no affiliati...
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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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Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier is a small dog breed that comes from the Terrier family. They are small, energetic, with a special sense of self-dignity that makes them quite funny. As many T...
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Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier is a Welsh dog breed that was originally bred for hunting purposes. These dogs specialized in hunting otters, badgers, and even foxes. They are affectionate an...
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Segugio Italiano, Shorthaired

Shorthaired Segugio Italiano is a friendly and intelligent dog breed that comes in two variants: shorthaired and wirehaired. Other than coat difference these dogs can be considered...
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Segugio Italiano, Wirehaired

Wirehaired Segugio Italiano is a friendly and intelligent dog breed that comes in two variants: shorthaired and wirehaired. Other than coat difference these dogs can be considered...
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Segugio Maremmano

Segugio Maremmano is a breed of dog from the coastal plains of Maremma, in Tuscany. It is widely used for hunting wild boar because these dogs bark keeping still. The breed is reco...
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Serbian Hound

Serbian Hound is a medium dog originating from Serbia and it was previously been called Balkan hound. There is no much-recorded history of these dogs. They have been used as huntin...
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Serbian Tricolour Hound

Serbian Tricolour Hound is a medium dog originating from Serbia and it was previously been called Yugoslavian Tricolour Hound. There is no much-recorded history of these dogs. They...
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Shar Pei

Shar-Pei is an independent, calm, and loyal dog breed that has been around for hundreds of years. These dogs are famous for their deep wrinkles, folded skin, and a blue-black tongu...
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Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdogs were helping Scottish farmers raise and care for sheep and poultry for centuries. They have been named after the Shetland islands that were their original li...
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Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu dog is an alert, attentive and active ancient Japanese dog breed originally bred to hunt small game and occasionally wild boars. Today these dogs are the...
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Shih Tzu

A Shih Tzu, also known as the Chrysanthemum Dog, is a toy dog breed developed for royalty in China during the Ming Dynasty. The breeds name means ˝little lion˝ comes from thought that he originated in...
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Shikoku

The Shikoku is one of the 6 native Japanese dog breeds that are protected by the Nihon Ken Hozonkai or Nippo. These dogs come from the Japanese island of Shikoku so it is not a big...
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Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky is a loyal, outgoing, and athletic dog breed with beautiful blue or multi-colored eyes. This is a sled dog with great endurance that was developed to work in packs t...
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Silky Terrier

Silky Terrier is a friendly, compact, and energetic small dog breed originating from Sydney, Australia. They are closely related to the
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Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is a small-sized dog breed that is mostly a family pet and a companion. These dogs were originally bred for hunting purposes and their main prey were foxes, badger...
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