Dog Breeds

Here’s the complete list of dog breeds.  Click on each link to see a full overview of each breed, including photos of the breed, characteristics, and everything you need to know about the specific breed.

As this is an ongoing list, please bear with us as we complete the details on each breed.

How Many Dog Breeds Are There in the World?

10 groups of dogs were divided among the 339 dog breeds that exist.  These groups are according to the size, appearance, purpose, or function.  

  • Sheep dogs / Cattle Dogs
  • Pinscher and Schauzer, including the Swiss Mountain and Molossoid breeds that many people know as mastiffs)
  • Terriers
  • Dachshunds
  • Spitz / Primitive
  • Scenthounds / Related breeds
  • Pointers & Setters
  • Retrievers & Flushing / Water Dogs
  • Companion & Toy Dogs
  • Sighthounds

Types of Dog Breeds by Characteristics

Below are pages we wrote to help people find a dog by their characteristics.

Small breed dogs – a complete list of dogs that are smaller in nature.

Cutest dog breeds – complete with photos of the most adorable dogs.

Medium sized dog breeds – a complete list sorted by characteristics.

(More to come as we update our site.)

Complete List of Dog Breeds

Afador

Affenhuahua

Affenpinscher

Afghan Hound

Airedale Terrier

Akbash

Akita

Akita Pit

Akita Shepherd

Alaskan Klee Kai

Alaskan Malamute

American Bulldog

American English Coonhound

American Eskimo Dog

American Foxhound

American Leopard Hound

American Pit Bull Terrier

American Pugabull

American Staffordshire Terrier

American Water Spaniel

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Appenzeller Sennenhunde

Auggie

Aussiedoodle

Aussiepom

Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Kelpie

Australian Retriever

Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd Husky

Australian Shepherd Lab Mix

Australian Shepherd Pit Bull Mix

Australian Terrier

Azawakh

 

B

 

Barbet

Basenji

Bassador

Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Basset Hound

Basset Retriever

Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound

Beabull

Beagle

Beaglier

Bearded Collie

Bedlington Terrier

Belgian Malinois

Belgian Sheepdog

Belgian Tervuren

Berger Picard

Bernedoodle

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bichon Frise

Biewer Terrier

Black and Tan Coonhound

Black Mouth Cur

Black Russian Terrier

Bloodhound

Blue Lacy

Bluetick Coonhound

Bocker

Boerboel

Boglen Terrier

Bolognese

Borador

Border Collie

Border Sheepdog

Border Terrier

Bordoodle

Borzoi

BoShih

Bossie

Boston Boxer

Boston Terrier

Bouvier des Flandres

Boxador

Boxer

Boxerdoodle

Boxmatian

Boxweiler

Boykin Spaniel

Bracco Italiano

Braque du Bourbonnais

Briard

Brittany

Broholmer

Brussels Griffon

Bugg

Bull-Pei

Bull Terrier

Bullador

Bullboxer Pit

Bulldog

Bullmastiff

Bullmatian

 

C

 

Cairn Terrier

Canaan Dog

Cane Corso

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Catahoula Bulldog

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Caucasian Shepherd Dog

Cav-a-Jack

Cavachon

Cavador

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavapoo

Cesky Terrier

Chabrador

Cheagle

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chi Chi

Chi-Poo

Chigi

Chihuahua

Chilier

Chinese Crested

Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinook

Chion

Chipin

Chiweenie

Chorkie

Chow Chow

Chow Shepherd

Chug

Chusky

Cirneco dell’Etna

Clumber Spaniel

Cockalier

Cockapoo

Cocker Spaniel

Collie

Corgi Inu

Corgidor

Corman Shepherd

Coton de Tulear

Curly-Coated Retriever

 

D

 

Dachsador

Dachshund

Dalmatian

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Daniff

Deutscher Wachtelhund

Doberdor

Doberman Pinscher

Docker

Dogo Argentino

Dogue de Bordeaux

Dorgi

Dorkie

Doxiepoo

Doxle

Drentsche Patrijshond

Drever

Dutch Shepherd

 

E

 

English Cocker Spaniel

English Foxhound

English Setter

English Springer Spaniel

English Toy Spaniel

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Estrela Mountain Dog

Eurasier

 

F

 

Field Spaniel

Finnish Lapphund

Finnish Spitz

Flat-Coated Retriever

Fox Terrier

French Bulldog

French Bullhuahua

French Spaniel

Frenchton

Frengle

 

G

 

German Pinscher

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd Pit Bull

German Sheprador

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Spitz

German Wirehaired Pointer

Giant Schnauzer

Glen of Imaal Terrier

Goberian

Goldador

Golden Cocker Retriever

Golden Mountain Dog

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever Corgi

Golden Shepherd

Goldendoodle

Gollie

Gordon Setter

Great Dane

Great Pyrenees

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greyador

Greyhound

 

H

 

Hamiltonstovare

Hanoverian Scenthound

Harrier

Havanese

Hokkaido

Horgi

Huskita

Huskydoodle

 

I

 

Ibizan Hound

Icelandic Sheepdog

Irish Red and White Setter

Irish Setter

Irish Terrier

Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Wolfhound

Italian Greyhound

J

Jack-A-Poo

Jack Chi

Jack Russell Terrier

Jackshund

Japanese Chin

Japanese Spitz

K

Korean Jindo Dog

Karelian Bear Dog

Keeshond

Kerry Blue Terrier

King Shepherd

Komondor

Kooikerhondje

Kuvasz

Kyi-Leo

 

L

 

Lab Pointer

Labernese

Labmaraner

Labrabull

Labradane

Labradoodle

Labrador Retriever

Labrastaff

Labsky

Lagotto Romagnolo

Lakeland Terrier

Lancashire Heeler

Leonberger

Lhasa Apso

Lhasapoo

Lowchen

 

M

 

Maltese

Maltese Shih Tzu

Maltipoo

Manchester Terrier

Mastador

Mastiff

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Schnauzer

Morkie

Mudi

Mutt

 

N

 

Neapolitan Mastiff

Newfoundland

Norfolk Terrier

Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Lundehund

Norwich Terrier

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

 

O

 

Old English Sheepdog

Otterhound

 

P

 

Papillon

Papipoo

Peekapoo

Pekingese

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Pharaoh Hound

Pitsky

Plott

Pocket Beagle

Pointer

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Pomapoo

Pomchi

Pomeagle

Pomeranian

Pomsky

Poochon

Poodle

Portuguese Podengo Pequeno

Portuguese Water Dog

Pug

Pugalier

Puggle

Puginese

Puli

Pyredoodle

Pyrenean Shepherd

 

R

 

Rat Terrier

Redbone Coonhound

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rottador

Rottle

Rottweiler

 

S

 

Saint Berdoodle

Saint Bernard

Saluki

Samoyed

Samusky

Schipperke

Schnoodle

Scottish Deerhound

Scottish Terrier

Sealyham Terrier

Sheepadoodle

Shepsky

Shetland Sheepdog

Shiba Inu

Shichon

Shih-Poo

Shih Tzu

Shiloh Shepherd

Shiranian

Shollie

Shorkie

Siberian Husky

Silken Windhound

Silky Terrier

Skye Terrier

Sloughi

Small Munsterlander Pointer

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Spanish Mastiff

Spinone Italiano

Springador

Stabyhoun

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Standard Schnauzer

Sussex Spaniel

Swedish Vallhund

 

T

 

Terripoo

Texas Heeler

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Terrier

Toy Fox Terrier

Treeing Tennessee Brindle

Treeing Walker Coonhound

 

V

 

Valley Bulldog

Vizsla

 

W

 

Weimaraner

Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Westiepoo

Whippet

Whoodle

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

 

X

 

Xoloitzcuintli

 

Y

 

Yorkipoo

Yorkshire Terrier

Tim Schmidt

About 

Tim is a Florida based Entrepreneur and Author. When he's not busy chasing around his 14 year old, he's caring for Snoop and Cookie. This blog is his outlet to help dumb down the often demanding journey of caring for dogs and help others.