Dog Breeds

American Kennel Club (AKC) Recognized Breeds
The American Kennel Club (AKC) was founded in 1884 and is the largest purebred dog registry in the world. Below is a list of breeds they recognize.

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A

  • Affenpinscher
  • Afghan Hound
  • Airedale Terrier
  • Akita
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • American English Coonhound
  • American Eskimo Dog
  • American Foxhound
  • American Hairless Terrier
  • American Leopard Hound
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • American Water Spaniel
  • Anatolian Shepherd Dog
  • Appenzeller Sennenhunde
  • Australian Cattle Dog
  • Australian Kelpie
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
  • Australian Terrier
  • Azawakh

B

  • Barbet

  • Basenji

  • Basset Fauve de Bretagne

  • Basset Hound

  • Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound

  • Beagle
    Bearded Collie
    Beauceron
    Bedlington Terrier
    Belgian Laekenois
    Belgian Malinois
    Belgian Sheepdog
    Belgian Tervuren
    Bergamasco
    Berger Picard
    Bernese Mountain Dog
    Bichon Frise
    Biewer Terrier
    Black and Tan Coonhound
    Black Russian Terrier
    Bloodhound
    Bluetick Coonhound
    Boerboel
    Bohemian Shepherd
    Bolognese
    Border Collie
    Border Terrier
    Borzoi
    Boston Terrier
    Bouvier des Flanders
    Boxer
    Boykin Spaniel
    Bracco Italiano
    Braque du Bourbonnais
    Braque Francais Pyrenean
    Briard
    Brittany
    Broholmer
    Brussels Griffon
    Bull Terrier
    Bulldog
    Bullmastiff

C

Cairn Terrier
Canaan Dog
Cane Corso
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Carolina Dog
Catahoula Leopard Dog
Caucasian Shepherd
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Central Asian Shepherd Dog
Cesky Terrier
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chihuahua
Chinese Crested
Chinese Shar-Pei
Chinook
Chow Chow
Cirneco dell’Etna
Clumber Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel
Collie
Coton de Tulear
Croatian Sheepdog
Curly-Coated Retriever
Czechoslovakian Vlcak

D

Dachshund
Dalmatian
Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Danish-Swedish Farmdog
Deutscher Wachtelhund
Doberman Pinscher
Dogo Argentino
Dogue de Bordeaux
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
French Bulldog
French Spaniel

G

German Longhaired Pointer
German Pinscher
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Spitz
German Wirehaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Glen of Imaal Terrier
Golden Retriever
Gordon Setter
Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
Great Dane
Great Pyrenees
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Greyhound

H

Hamiltonstovare
Hanoverian Scenthound
Harrier
Havanese
Hokkaido
Hovawart

I

Ibizan Hound
Icelandic Sheepdog
Irish Red and White Setter
Irish Setter
Irish Terrier
Irish Water Spaniel
Irish Wolfhound
Italian Greyhound

J

Jagdterrier
Japanese Chin
Japanese Spitz
Jindo

K

Kai Ken
Karelian Bear Dog
Keeshond
Kerry Blue Terrier
Kishu Ken
Komondor
Kromfohrlander (photo needed)
Kuvasz

L

Labrador Retriever
Lagotto Romagnolo
Lakeland Terrier
Lancashire Heeler
Leonberger
Lapponian Herder
Lhasa Apso
Löwchen

M

Maltese
Manchester Terrier
Mastiff
Miniature American Shepherd
Miniature Bull Terrier
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Poodle
Miniature Schnauzer
Mountain Cur
Mudi

N

Neapolitan Mastiff
Nederlandse Kooikerhondje
Newfoundland
Norfolk Terrier
Norrbottenspets
Norwegian Buhund
Norwegian Elkhound
Norwegian Lundehund
Norwich Terrier
Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever

O

Old English Sheepdog
Otterhound

P

Papillon
Parson Russell Terrier
Pekingese
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Perro de Presa Canario
Peruvian Inca Orchid
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Pharaoh Hound
Plott Hound
Pointer
Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Pomeranian
Poodle
Porcelaine
Portuguese Podengo
Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
Portuguese Pointer
Portuguese Sheepdog
Portuguese Water Dog
Pudelpointer
Pug
Puli
Pumi
Pyrenean Mastiff
Pyrenean Shepherd

Q

R

Rafeiro do Alentejo
Rat Terrier
Redbone Coonhound
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Romanian Mioritic Shepherd Dog
Rottweiler
Russell Terrier
Russian Toy
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

S

Saint Bernard
Saluki
Samoyed
Schapendoes
Schipperke
Scottish Deerhound
Scottish Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Segugio Italiano
Shetland Sheepdog
Shiba Inu
Shih Tzu
Shikoku
Siberian Husky
Silky Terrier
Skye Terrier
Sloughi
Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer
Slovensky Cuvac
Slovensky Kopov
Small Munsterlander Pointer
Smooth Fox Terrier
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Spanish Mastiff
Spanish Water Dog
Spinone Italiano
Stabyhoun
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard Poodle
Standard Schnauzer
Sussex Spaniel
Swedish Lapphund
Swedish Vallhund

T

Taiwan Dog
Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Thai Ridgeback
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Terrier
Tornjak
Tosa
Toy Fox Terrier
Toy Poodle
Transylvanian Hound
Treeing Tennessee Brindle
Treeing Walker Coonhound

U

V

Vizsla

W

Weimaraner
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
Whippet
Wirehaired Fox Terrier
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Wirehaired Vizsla
Working Kelpie

X

Xoloitzcuintli

Y

Yakutian Laika
Yorkshire Terrier

Z

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