The Ultimate Dogs Breed List from A to Z

(or from Affenpinscher to Zuchon)

With over 200 dog breeds worldwide and growing, there is so much choice for consumers when it comes to choosing a dog that is right for you. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of dog breeds from a to z, with useful information that may help you get to know your breed or a breed that you are interested in.

What is a Dog Breed?

Traditionally a dog breed is a particular strain or dog type that was purposefully bred by humans to perform specific tasks, such as, hunting, herding or guarding. Today many dog breeds have been bred to look a certain way or in some circumstances bred in a way that removes imperfections.

Below you will find our long list of
dog breeds sorted alphabetically:

Affenpinscher Chihuahua Icelandic Sheepdog Poodle (Standard)
Afghan Hound Chinese Crested Dog Irish Red and White Setter Poodle (Toy)
Airedale Terrier Chow Chow Irish Setter Portuguese Podengo
Akita Clumber Spaniel Irish Terrier Portuguese Water Dog
Alaskan Malamute Cockapoo Zuchon Pug
American Hairless Terrier Cocker Spaniel Iriszh Water Spaniel Puli
American Staffordshire Terrier Coton De Tulear Irish Wolfhound Pumi
Anatolian Shepherd Dog Curly Coated Retriever Italian Greyhound Pyrenean Mastiff
Australian Cattle Dog Dachshund Italian Spinone Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Australian Heeler Cross Dachshund (Miniature Smooth Haired) Jack Russell Terrier Rhodesian Ridgeback
Australian Kelpie Dachshund (Long-Haired) Japanese Chin Rottweiler
Australian Silky Terrier Dachshund (Miniature Long Haired) Japanese Spitz Russian Black Terrier
Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog Dachshund (Miniature Wire Haired) Kangal Shepherd Dog Russian Toy (Long Haired, Smooth haired)
Australian Terrier Dachshund (Smooth Haired) Keeshond Saluki
Azawakh Dachshund (Wire Haired) Kerry Blue Terrier Samoyed
Basenji Dalmatian King Charles Spaniel Schipperke
Basset Fauve de Bretagne Dandie Dinmont Terrier Komondor Schnoodle
Basset Hound Deerhound Kuvasz Scottish Terrier
Beagle Dobermann Labradoodle Sealyham Terrier
Bearded Collie Dogue de Bordeaux Labrador Shar Pei
Bedlington Terrier Dutch Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever Shetland Sheepdog
Belgian Shepherd Dog English Setter Lagotto Romagnolo Shiba Inu
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) English Springer Spaniel Lakeland Terrier Shih Tzu
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laekenois) English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Landseer (European Continental Type) Shih-Poo
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) Estrela Mountain Do Large Munsterlander Siberian Huskyr
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren) Eurasier Leonberger Skye Terrier
Bergamasco Shepherd Dog Field Spaniel Lhasa Apso Sloughi
Bernese Mountain Dog Finnish Lapphund Lowchen Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Bichon Frise Finnish Spitz Maltese Spanish Mastiff
Black and Tan Coonhound Flat Coated Retriever Maltipoo Spanish Water Dog
Bloodhound Fox Terrier Manchester Terrier Spoodle
Bluetick Coonhound Fox Terrier (Smooth) Fox Terrier (Wire) Maremma Sheepdog St Bernard
Border Collie Foxhound Mastiff Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Border Terrier French Bulldog Miniature Schnauzer Standard Schnauzer
Borzoi German Hunting Terrier Moodle Sussex Spaniel
Boston Terrier German Pinscher Neapolitan Mastiff Swedish Lapphund
Bouvier des Flandres German Shepherd Dog Newfoundland Swedish Vallhund
Boxer German Shorthaired Pointer Norfolk Terrier Tatra Shepherd Dog
Bracco Italiano German Spitz Norwegian Buhund Tenterfield Terrier
Briard German Spitz (Klein) Norwegian Elkhound Tibetan Mastiff
British Bulldog German Spitz (Mittel) Norwich Terrier Tibetan Spaniel
Brittany German Wirehaired Pointer Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Tibetan Terrier
Bull Terrier Glen of Imaal Terrier Old English Sheepdog Weimaraner
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Golden Retriever Otterhound Weimaraner (Long-Haired)
Bullmastiff Gordon Setter Papillon Welsh Corgi
Cairn Terrier Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Parson Russell Terrier Welsh Corgi (Cardigan)
Canaan Dog Great Dane Pekingese Welsh Corgi (Pembroke)
Canadian Eskimo Dog Greyhound Peruvian Hairless Dog Welsh Springer Spaniel
Cane Corso Griffon Bruxellois Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Welsh Terrier
Caucasian Shepherd Dog Groodle Pharaoh Hound West Highland White Terrier
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Hamiltonstovare Pinscher (Miniature) Whippet
Cavoodle Harrier Pointer White Swiss Shepherd Dog
Central Asian Shepherd Dog Havanese Polish Lowland Sheepdog Wirehaired Slovakian Pointer
Cesky Terrier Hungarian Vizsla Pomeranian Xoloitzcuintle (intermediate, standard, miniature)
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla Poodle (Miniature) Yorkshire Terrier
Affenpinscher Icelandic Sheepdog
Afghan Hound Irish Red and White Setter
Airedale Terrier Irish Setter
Akita Irish Terrier
Alaskan Malamute Zuchon
American Hairless Terrier Iriszh Water Spaniel
American Staffordshire Terrier Irish Wolfhound
Anatolian Shepherd Dog Italian Greyhound
Australian Cattle Dog Italian Spinone
Australian Heeler Cross Jack Russell Terrier
Australian Kelpie Japanese Chin
Australian Silky Terrier Japanese Spitz
Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog Kangal Shepherd Dog
Australian Terrier Keeshond
Azawakh Kerry Blue Terrier
Basenji King Charles Spaniel
Basset Fauve de Bretagne Komondor
Basset Hound Kuvasz
Beagle Labradoodle
Bearded Collie Labrador
Bedlington Terrier Labrador Retriever
Belgian Shepherd Dog Lagotto Romagnolo
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael) Lakeland Terrier
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laekenois) Landseer (European Continental Type)
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) Large Munsterlander
Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren) Leonberger
Bergamasco Shepherd Dog Lhasa Apso
Bernese Mountain Dog Lowchen
Bichon Frise Maltese
Black and Tan Coonhound Maltipoo
Bloodhound Manchester Terrier
Bluetick Coonhound Maremma Sheepdog
Border Collie Mastiff
Border Terrier Miniature Schnauzer
Borzoi Moodle
Boston Terrier Neapolitan Mastiff
Bouvier des Flandres Newfoundland
Boxer Norfolk Terrier
Bracco Italiano Norwegian Buhund
Briard Norwegian Elkhound
British Bulldog Norwich Terrier
Brittany Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Bull Terrier Old English Sheepdog
Bull Terrier (Miniature) Otterhound
Bullmastiff Papillon
Cairn Terrier Parson Russell Terrier
Canaan Dog Pekingese
Canadian Eskimo Dog Peruvian Hairless Dog
Cane Corso Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Caucasian Shepherd Dog Pharaoh Hound
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pinscher (Miniature)
Cavoodle Pointer
Central Asian Shepherd Dog Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Cesky Terrier Pomeranian
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Poodle (Miniature)
Chihuahua Poodle (Standard)
Chinese Crested Dog Poodle (Toy)
Chow Chow Portuguese Podengo
Clumber Spaniel Portuguese Water Dog
Cockapoo Pug
Cocker Spaniel Puli
Coton De Tulear Pumi
Curly Coated Retriever Pyrenean Mastiff
Dachshund Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Dachshund (Miniature Smooth Haired) Rhodesian Ridgeback
Dachshund (Long-Haired) Rottweiler
Dachshund (Miniature Long Haired) Russian Black Terrier
Dachshund (Miniature Wire Haired) Russian Toy (Long Haired, Smooth haired)
Dachshund (Smooth Haired) Saluki
Dachshund (Wire Haired) Samoyed
Dalmatian Schipperke
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Schnoodle
Deerhound Scottish Terrier
Dobermann Sealyham Terrier
Dogue de Bordeaux Shar Pei
Dutch Shepherd Dog Shetland Sheepdog
English Setter Shiba Inu
English Springer Spaniel Shih Tzu
English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) Shih-Poo
Estrela Mountain Dog Siberian Husky
Eurasier Skye Terrier
Field Spaniel Sloughi
Finnish Lapphund Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Finnish Spitz Spanish Mastiff
Flat Coated Retriever Spanish Water Dog
Fox Terrier Spoodle
Fox Terrier (Smooth) Fox Terrier (Wire) St Bernard
Foxhound Staffordshire Bull Terrier
French Bulldog Standard Schnauzer
German Hunting Terrier Sussex Spaniel
German Pinscher Swedish Lapphund
German Shepherd Dog Swedish Vallhund
German Shorthaired Pointer Tatra Shepherd Dog
German Spitz Tenterfield Terrier
German Spitz (Klein) Tibetan Mastiff
German Spitz (Mittel) Tibetan Spaniel
German Wirehaired Pointer Tibetan Terrier
Glen of Imaal Terrier Weimaraner
Golden Retriever Weimaraner (Long-Haired)
Gordon Setter Welsh Corgi
Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Welsh Corgi (Cardigan)
Great Dane Welsh Corgi (Pembroke)
Greyhound Welsh Springer Spaniel
Griffon Bruxellois Welsh Terrier
Groodle West Highland White Terrier
Hamiltonstovare Whippet
Harrier White Swiss Shepherd Dog
Havanese Wirehaired Slovakian Pointer
Hungarian Vizsla Xoloitzcuintle (intermediate, standard, miniature)
Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla Yorkshire Terrier

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