Dog breeds

Transmontano Mastiff

Transmontano Mastiff or Cão de Gado Transmontano is a dog breed that originates from Portugal. These dogs were used for guarding purposes. In 2020 they were recognized by the FCI on a provis...

Transylvanian Hound

The Transylvanian Hound is an old Hungarian dog breed that was mostly used by Hungarian hunters for over a thousand years. There were originally two strains of these dogs, the tall...

Treeing Tennessee Brindle

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is a scenthound that originated in the Ozark Mountains and is a part of the hound family. Their main goal as a hunting breed is to force prey up the tree and ke...

Treeing Walker Coonhound

A Treeing Walker Coonhound is a part of the hound dog breed family. These dogs are great hunters with delicate noses who love nothing more than to explore and follow exciting scents. The ...

Tyrolean Hound

The Tyrolean Hound is a breed of dog that originated in Tyrol. This breed descended from the Celtic Hounds in the late 1800s, bred carefully and mainly for their hunting skills. They are hardworking,...

Unrecognized breeds

All the breeds that are not yet officially recognized by the FCI and the AKC.

Uruguayan Cimarron

The Cimarrón Uruguayo (Uruguayan Cimarron) is a multipurpose working dog native to Uruguay, where it is the only recognized native breed. These dogs had many different names...

Vizsla

This Hungarian hunting breed called Vizsla comes in two varieties - shorthaired and wirehaired. Their full name is Hungarian Shorthaired or Wirehaired Pointer and as their name cle...

Volpino Italiano

The Volpino Italiano is a part of the Spitz family of dog breeds and that means they are descendants of the ancient Nordic dogs that first came to life thousands of years ago. This...

Weimaraner

The Weimaraner is a large, all-purpose hunting dog known for its gray-silver coat. The dog is famous for its loyalty and strength. This dog originated in the 19th century, in the c...

Welsh Corgi, Cardigan

Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a smart, affectionate, and extremely loyal dog breed. It is believed that these dogs existed for more than 3000 years. In the past, they were mostly been us...

Welsh Corgi, Pembroke

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi ("dwarf dog") is a cattle herding dog breed which originated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is known as a Welsh Corgi. The corgi is one of the smallest dogs in the Herding Group....

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel is a Welsh hunting dog breed that was developed for the purpose of field hunting. These dogs used to flush, or spring different types of game for the Wel...

Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier is a dog breed that originated in Wales and is one of the most recognizable dog breeds in the world. It is extremely energetic and enthusiastic in everything they...

West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier (or simply the Westie) is a popular small-sized dog breed, known for its liveliness, friendliness, and completely white fur. M...

West Siberian Laika

The West Siberian Laika is a medium-sized dog breed that naturally developed to fit their Russian tribe’s needs. They were mostly used for hunting different prey and it is a...

Westphalian Dachsbracke

The Westphalian Dachsbracke is a smaller, short-legged version of the Deutsche Bracke, and very similar in size and appearance to the Drever. Dogs of similar type are seen in very old European pain...

Whippet

Whippet is a medium-sized sighthound that originated in England. Calm, affectionate, playful – these are all traits that best describe this dog breed. They were originally br...

Wire Fox Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier is a small dog full of energy, confidence, and alertness. They are very similar to their cousin

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a medium-sized supreme gundog known for his friendliness. They got their name because of their harsh coat. These dogs are very adaptable and although...

Working Kelpie

Working Kelpie is primarily a working dog breed that is used for herding for ages. It is eager to please and enjoys completing the tasks he has been given. As much as it enjoys work, he also enjoys re...

Xoloitzcuintli

The Xoloitzcuintle (pronounced show-low-eats-queent-lee) or Mexican Hairless Dog is a rare, ancient dog breed that originated in Mexico, during the Aztec Empire. The history of the...

Yakutian Laika

The Yakutian Laika is a very old dog breed that was bred by native Russian tribes that lived in the Yakutian region in Russia. These dogs were primarily used for sled pulling and h...

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier is one of the most popular dogs in the world. His characteristic makes it ideal for apartment living. They are small-sized but with a big personality. Often calle...