Dog breeds

Australian Shepherd

Despite his name, the Australian Shepherd (often called Aussie) is not at all an Australian dog! These dogs were originally developed in the USA to herd livestock....

Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog (Heele...

The Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog, or more commonly known as Heeler is a medium sized dog breed that is naturally tailless and is related to the Queensland Heeler (Australian Cattle Dog). Its orig...

Australian Terrier

The Australian Terrier is a small terrier breed that was developed in Australia and its original purpose was to control vermin and snakes. They are your typical Terrier breed - act...

Austrian Black and Tan Hound

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is a dog breed whose origins are from Austria. It is believed that it is a direct descendant of the original Celtic Hound even though there is no official history of t...

Austrian Pinscher

The Austrian Pinscher is a medium-sized dog breed originating in Austria. It’s original German name is Österreichischer Pinscher and their first name was Österreich...

Azawakh

The Azawakh is an ancient hunting hound that originated in the Sahel region of the Sahara Desert. The breed is named after the Azawakh valley in the Sahara. Developed by nomadic tr...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Beagle-Harrier

The Beagle-Harrier is a scenthound type of dog breed. Its origins are in France and it is often mistaken to be either a big beagle or a small version of harrier dog. The Beagle-Harrier is an old breed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...