Dog Scientific Classification
Dog Physical Characteristics
Dog Distribition

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Dogs are thought to have been first domesticated in East Asia thousands of years ago. People primarily used dogs for guarding the hunters and areas of land.

Today’s domestic dog is actually a subspecies of the grey wolf, a type of dog that is feared by most humans. Many people today, in all countries around the world, keep dogs as household pets and many even regard their dog as a family member.

There are currently around 800 different species of domestic dog worldwide. Included are mountain dogs such as Saint Bernards or Huskies, and territorial guard dogs like the Neapolitan and Tibetan Mastiffs.

Dog Foot Facts

  • Dogs have soft pads on the bottom of their feet which help them to run quickly and quietly
  • Dogs have sharp, strong claws on their feet which allow them to grip when running and also helps them to dig.
  • Some dog species have dew claws on the sides of their feet which help the dog to balance when running, like the baby toes on humans.
  • The dew claws on a dog never really touch the ground but are often used to help the dog to lightly grip their prey.
  • The paws of a dog are around half the size of the paws of the wolf, as the dog is generally not as powerful as the wolf.

Dog Teeth Facts

  • Dogs have highly specialised teeth which allow them to both bite and tear meat apart.
  • The teeth of the dog are small than those of their wolf relatives as the dog has no need to be able to catch and kill such large prey.
  • The tongue of the dog is vital in heat regulation as moisture on the tongue cools instantly and the cooler air is then passed into the respiratory system.
  • Puppies have around 28 teeth but the average adult dog has 42 teeth which include 12 incisors, 4 canines, 16 premolars and 10 molars.
  • When a puppy is about four months old, they shed their baby teeth and grow their permanent adult teeth which are much stronger.

Dog Breeds

A Berger Blanc Suisse

Berger Blanc Suisse
A Picardy Spaniel

Picardy Spaniel

Picardy spaniels are one of the few working dogs that do well in apartments as long as they get their long walks every day.

A Catahoula Bulldog

Catahoula Bulldog

Catahoula bulldogs are a medium to large-sized breed and weighs between 75 to 100 pounds!

A Polish Tatra Sheepdog

Polish Tatra Sheepdog

This gigantic breed is known for its guardian skills, but they are non-aggressive and always manage to stay calm towards people and animals.

A Bull and Terrier

Bull and Terrier

Bull and Terriers were explicitly bred for bull-baiting, a savage blood sport where certain dog breeds would attack an angered bull tied to a pole.

A Parti Schnauzer

Parti Schnauzer

Parti Schnauzers are great pest controllers. They were bred to catch rodents, so if you have a rat problem, they might be the pet for you.

A American Pugabull

American Pugabull

American Pugabulls are medium-sized dogs that weigh between 25 to 70 pounds, and their height measures 12 to 20 inches at the shoulder.

A Boxachi Dog Breed Complete Guide

Boxachi Dog Breed Complete Guide

A Boxachi’s size can vary, so you won’t know how big they will get unless you adopt an adult. However, 40 pounds is the maximum weight they can reach.

A Malchi


The Malchi is not a purebred but a crossbreed and relatively new on the scene. That’s why they are not recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) or any other canine organization.

A English Bulldog

English Bulldog

Bulldogs were originally bred to “pin” bulls.

A Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel
A Pit Bull

Pit Bull

It is a myth that pit bulls have locking jaws.

A Dapple Dachshund

Dapple Dachshund

A Dapple Dachshund’s dappling pattern may be just one spot, or it may be numerous spots and splashes on their coat.

A Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard

Gentle, loyal and friendly!

A Mountain Cur

Mountain Cur
A Treeing Walker Coonhound

Treeing Walker Coonhound

The breed has several distinctive vocalizations, such as a long, yodeling call when he is on the hunt, and a short repeating bark once he trees his prey. Whining is normal as he anticipates the hunt.

A Japanese Spitz

Japanese Spitz

The Japanese Spitz is sometimes referred to as a cloud dog.

A Kai Ken

Kai Ken

Kai Ken are a very rare breed of dog from Japan, though pure breeds are even harder to come by.

A Patterdale Terrier

Patterdale Terrier

A Patterdale Terrier’s small body structure allows it to squeeze into fox burrows.

A Husky


To communicate, Siberian Huskies rarely bark but instead create their own music and howl.

A Yorkie-poo


The Yorkie-Poo originated from the hybrid poodle phase of the late 20th century

A Sable Black German Shepherd

Sable Black German Shepherd

According to the American Kennel Club, the German Shepherd is the second most popular breed in the United States

A Huskita


Huskitas prefer a consistent daily routine with lots of activity.

A King Shepherd

King Shepherd

This hybrid breed is the largest among the shepherd class.

A Long-Haired Rottweiler

Long-Haired Rottweiler

Rottweilers have a tendency to snore.

A Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Toller is one of only two breeds that hunters use as decoys while hunting.

A Volpino Italiano

Volpino Italiano

Almost went extinct before American Eskimo Dog breeders showed interest.

A Cockalier


The Cockalier has very strong hunting ancestry.

A Treeing Tennessee Brindle

Treeing Tennessee Brindle

Coarse baying cries during the hunt changes at the tree

A Dorgi


The Dorgi is one of the more popular mixed breed dogs.

A Lowchen


This breed is also known as the “Little Lion Dog” for their bravery and manes.

A Hokkaido


Known for its bravery and ability to withstand the cold.

A Icelandic Sheepdog

Icelandic Sheepdog

The Icelandic Sheepdog is the only dog breed entirely native to Iceland.

A American Leopard Hound

American Leopard Hound

This breed is also known as the American Leopard Cur. The name was formally changed to American Leopard Hound in 2008.

A Lapponian Herder

Lapponian Herder

This breed is also known as the Lapp Reindeer Dog and the Lapsk Vallhund.

A Zuchon


The breed often changes colors throughout its life, with its puppy coat becoming lighter over the first few years of life, then darkening as he ages.

A Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

This breed is also known as the Czechoslovakian Vlcak (the name for the German Shepherd).

A Cava Tzu

Cava Tzu

Females are more territorial than males, but you can train this behavior out of them.

A Papillon


Originally called the Toy Spaniel, the Papillon is one of the oldest breeds in the toy group. They can be found in artwork dating back to the 16th century.

A Leonberger


This dog has been used for pulling carts full of goods.

A Miki


They can be trained to use the litter box like a cat!

A Groenendael


Although developed as a herding dog, the breed makes an excellent guard and working dog and is used by police forces and the military.

A Perro De Presa Canario

Perro De Presa Canario

The breed has feet like a cat, with rounded toes that are not too close together. His unique feet give him a distinctive, long, elastic stride.

A Norwegian Lundehund

Norwegian Lundehund

This breed is also called the Norsk Lundehund and the Norwegian Puffin Dog

A Pumi


Pumik developed their loud bark to communicate with shepherds at long distances.

A Formosan Mountain Dog

Formosan Mountain Dog

Formosa is the Portuguese term for the island of Taiwan

A Barbet


This dog has the nickname ‘Mud dog’ because it likes to play in muddy, swamp-like areas.

A Aidi


This dog has a thick coat of fur despite its origins in Morocco, a country known for its hot temperatures.

A Spinone Italiano

Spinone Italiano

They’re one of the oldest hunting breeds on Earth.

A Kishu


Once raised to hunt dangerous game like boar, today’s kishu ken are more likely to be used as guard dogs.

A Moscow Watchdog

Moscow Watchdog

This Molosser-type dog is the Russian cousin of St. Bernard.

A Brug


These small, confident dogs have no fear of approaching much larger dogs.

A Mudi


Mudi dogs have a reputation for being able to control a herd of 500 sheep.

A Saluki


The Saluki is one of the fastest dog breeds in the world.

A Alaskan Klee Kai

Alaskan Klee Kai

The Alaskan Klee Kai is very vocal and isn’t shy when communicating with his family.

A Berger Picard

Berger Picard

Berger means shepherd in French

A Pomchi


A deliberate cross like the Pomchi is commonly referred to as a designer dog

A Labahoula


The AKC does not recognize this breed or the parent breed Catahoula

A Huntaway


Huntaways have a strong instinct for herding.

A Coton de Tulear

Coton de Tulear

The soft coat of the Coton de Tulear is the result of a singular genetic mutation early in the breed’s development.

A Catahoula Leopard

Catahoula Leopard

The state of Louisiana’s only native dog breed

A Bouvier Des Flandres

Bouvier Des Flandres

The name Bouvier des Flandres means cowherd of Flanders in French

A Catalan Sheepdog

Catalan Sheepdog

This breed is called the Gos d’Atura Catala in native Catalan and Pastor Catalan in Spanish, both of which roughly translate to mean Catalan Sheepdog

A Blue Picardy Spaniel

Blue Picardy Spaniel

The Blue Picardy is also known as the Epagneul Bleu de Picardie in French

A Kangal


Can run up to 35 miles per hour (56km).

A Fila Brasileiro

Fila Brasileiro

The breed has a unique, cat-like gait, while females have a finer gait than males.

A Vizsla


Vizsla means searcher or tracker in Hungarian

A Transylvanian Hound

Transylvanian Hound

The Transylvanian Hound is also known as the Erdelyi Kopo in Hungarian

A Belgian Tervuren

Belgian Tervuren

The first breed to win an AKC Herding Championship.

A Peruvian Inca Orchid

Peruvian Inca Orchid

The Peruvian Inca Orchid is the national dog of Peru

A Beauceron


The Beauceron is named after the place of its origin (Beauce) in France

A Xoloitzcuintli


The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico

A Stabyhoun


It is a versatile, all-around working breed and pet.

A Frenchton


Loyal small dogs, the Frenchton will keep you warm at night with loving cuddles, but also awake with their funny loud snoring!

A Schipperke


Schipperkes were used to hunt and kill rodents on Belgian ships.

A Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound

This breed traveled with the Vikings!

A Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Buhund

The Norwegian Buhund once worked on Norse homesteads

A Chiweenie


Chiweenies travel especially well.

A Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter

It’s the largest and heaviest breed of setter.

A Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso was often given as a gift in Tibetan culture

A Weimaraner


The Weimaraner is nicknamed the gray ghost.

A Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniel

The only known canine with a purple hue.

A Standard Schnauzer

Standard Schnauzer

This dog’s facial hair makes it look like it has a beard.

A Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinscher

Stable rodents were kept in check by using it as a barnyard ratter.

A Black And Tan Coonhound

Black And Tan Coonhound

This dog has its own unique howl.

A German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointers are used by the Air Force, TSA, and other organizations to sniff out explosives.

A Lancashire Heeler

Lancashire Heeler

The name “heeler” comes from the fact that it nips at the heels of cattle to herd them.

A Pocket Pitbull

Pocket Pitbull

The smaller size of the Pocket Pitbull made it better suited for fleeing game as compared to larger Foxhounds.

A Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a favorite breed of Queen Elizabeth II

A English Setter

English Setter

English Setters were first bred between 400 and 500 years ago.

A Redbone Coonhound

Redbone Coonhound

Originally bred to track raccoons.

A English Foxhound

English Foxhound

English Foxhounds were bred to work and live in a pack. Because of this, this breed is happiest when they are around other dogs.

A Spanish Mastiff

Spanish Mastiff

Diego Velázquez’s famous 17th century painting of the Infanta and her dwarves includes a portrait of a Spanish Mastiff.

A Maltese Shih Tzu

Maltese Shih Tzu

Both parent breeds, the Maltese and Shih Tzu, once entertained royalty

A Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

A Wirehaired Pointing Griffon’s coat makes it look like it has a mustache and beard!

A Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon prefers to live with another dog so they have a companion to play with.

A Bergamasco


Bergamascos are excellent problem solvers; they were bred to be independent as they work alongside their nomadic shepherd owners.

A Miniature Husky

Miniature Husky

The Miniature Husky has a double coat that it sheds twice annually. Also, some people confuse them with Alaskan Klee Kai, which have similar blue eyes.

A Pocket Beagle

Pocket Beagle

Queen Elizabeth I of England once owned several Pocket Beagles

A Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Despite having shaggy hair that covers its eyes, this dog is known for its watchful gaze when guarding a herd.

A Otterhound


Otterhounds have webbed feet making them great swimmers!

A Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Spaniel

Originally bred to be a companion dog in Tibetan Buddhist lamaseries.

A Kuvasz


Ownership of this dog was once restricted to the Hungarian nobility

A Texas Heeler

Texas Heeler

Though they are loyal to their family, these dogs can be shy around strangers.

A German Spitz

German Spitz

There are five different sub-breeds of the German Spitz.

A Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky

The Alaskan Husky is one of the most common sled dogs in the world

A Belgian Shepherd

Belgian Shepherd

The sheepdog is also known as the Groenendael. All four Belgian varieties have nicknames for Belgian villages.

A English Pointer

English Pointer
A Thai Ridgeback

Thai Ridgeback

In their native Thailand, Thai Ridgebacks were used to hunt cobras.

A Siberian Retriever

Siberian Retriever

Many husky Labs have one blue eye and one brown eye.

A Pudelpointer


Like their poodle parent, Pudelpointers love to swim in pools!

A Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinese Shar-Pei

These dogs have a blue and black tongue.

A Apple Head Chihuahua

Apple Head Chihuahua

Apple Head Chihuahuas are toy breed dogs with a history dating back to ancient Mexico. They are lovable, loyal, smart and courageous with a lengthy lifespan despite being the world’s smallest canines.

A Petite Goldendoodle

Petite Goldendoodle

Like their purebred parents, these dogs love the water!

A Kooikerhondje


If Kooikerhondjes look familiar, it’s because old Dutch masters like Rembrandt and Jan Steen liked to paint them.

A Yakutian Laika

Yakutian Laika

The Yakute people were likely the first to use dogs to pull sleds, so the Yakutian Laika was probably among the first sled dogs.

A Brittany


The breed was formerly known as the Brittany spaniel

A Cane Corso

Cane Corso

Cane Corsos nearly became extinct in the mid 1900’s, but the breed was revived by a group of Italians. Even so, they still didn’t become known in many other parts of the world until after 1988.

A Mountain Feist

Mountain Feist

Mountain Feists were bred in the southern United States as a dog that could help with hunting small game.

A Feist


The word feisty derived from this type of dog.

A Alabai


The Alabai’s genes indicate that this breed has been around for more than 5,000 years.

A Rottsky


Many Rottskies have one brown eye and one blue eye.

A Goberian


These dogs are great around children and are very playful around them.

A Alusky


Alusky dogs are known for their sledding pulling skills.

A Pitsky


Most Pitskies will do best as the only pet in a home. They may become aggressive with other dogs (especially two unneutered male dogs) and could try to chase or catch small pets due to their higher prey drive.

A Horgi


Horgis have a silly side and love to be the center of attention.

A Australian Bulldog

Australian Bulldog

The Aussie is a strong swimmer, a good workout in nice weather.

A Boxweiler


Boxweilers come in a variety of colors, but they usually feature the subtle brindle pattern that their boxer parents are so famous for.

A Golden Dox

Golden Dox

Golden doxes don’t have to be tiny. This breed looks different depending on whether the mix includes a regular dachshund or the mini version of the species.

A Koolie


The name “koolie” comes from the German mispronunciation of “collie.”

A Golden Newfie

Golden Newfie

These dogs love to swim and instinctively know how to swim.

A Golden Pyrenees

Golden Pyrenees

Golden Pyrenees make great therapy dogs due to their intelligence and gentle nature.

A Akita Shepherd

Akita Shepherd

The Akita Shepherd descends from a lineage of working dogs.

A Yorkie Bichon

Yorkie Bichon

Yorkie Bichons can come in a wide range of colors including black, white, blonde, gray, golden, or dark brown.

A Golden Saint

Golden Saint

Golden saints come in all kinds of colors. You can find them in tan, chocolate, yellow, brindled, spotted, and almost any other pattern you can think of.

A Beaglier


These dogs have great sniffer abilities

A Pomsky


The howls and barks of a Pomsky can sound like singing

A Boxsky


Boxers were bred to be working war dogs, and their boxsky descendants still love to help out on ranches and other outdoor jobs.

A Australian Retriever

Australian Retriever

The Australian Retriever may have two different eye colors.

A Beaski


Beaskis love to play, so get ready to go on plenty of long walks.

A Husky Jack

Husky Jack

Due to the mix of genes, a Husky Jack’s coat may be a variety of colors including black, gray, white, red, sable, or mixed colors.

A Russian Bear Dog

Russian Bear Dog

The bite of a Russian Bear Dog is stronger than a lion’s bite.

A English Cream Golden Retriever

English Cream Golden Retriever

Although their coats can get incredibly light in color, golden retrievers never have purely white coats.

A Deer Head Chihuahua

Deer Head Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed in the world.

A Malteagle


Malteagles are one of the smallest beagle hybrids and love to follow their owners everywhere.

A Corman Shepherd

Corman Shepherd

Corman Shepherds can be great watchdogs and are often very protective of their owners.

A Frengle


Frengles have a haunting howl very similar to their Beagle parent.

A Silver Labrador

Silver Labrador

The Labrador is the most popular breed in the United States and most of these dogs have blue eyes at a young age, before they turn another color.

A Peagle


Peagles enjoy being the center of attention. This can make them a very entertaining breed to own.

A Boggle


Boggles at animal rescues are often mistaken for pitbulls because they have a similar facial structure.

A Schneagle


This hybrid dog is a great companion and doesn’t do well being left alone but is suitable for apartments or houses with backyards!

A Raggle


Raggles are known for their energy and curiosity.

A Jackabee


The Jackabee has an excellent sense of smell.

A Doxle


Doxles have long floppy ears

A Bea-Tzu


The Bea-Tzu has a fast-growing coat

A Torkie


The Torkie has a soft silky coat

A Puggle


These dogs are active and are often patient around children.

A Pomeagle


Pomeagles are sweet and fun dogs that like to spend time exploring their environment.

A Morkie


A Morkie puppy can weigh as little as 4 ounces.

A Beabull


An excellent companion for cats!

A Shollie


Shollies are a fairly new type of crossbreed!

A Yoranian


These dogs are very intelligent and are great with children.

A Snorkie


Snorkies are known for their funny, attention-getting antics.

A Shepweiler


The Shepweiler is an excellent guard dog.

A Cheagle


Some Cheagles have an excellent sense of smell.

A Glechon


Glechons are talented in the area of search and rescue, as their sense of smell makes them great at tracking.

A Beagle Shepherd

Beagle Shepherd

This dog can perform a wide range of exotic and acrobatic tricks that are not expected of a dog this size.

A Chow Shepherd

Chow Shepherd

The Chow Shepherd is also known as the Sheprachow.

A Meagle


The Meagle has an incredible sense of smell.

A Beago


Beagos are good swimmers like their Golden Retriever parent.

A German Sheppit

German Sheppit

The German Sheppit is well-suited for guarding and police work.

A Bernese Shepherd

Bernese Shepherd

Bernese shepherds prefer cool climates

A Saint Shepherd

Saint Shepherd

These dogs have an eager-to-please attitude, making them sweet and happy pets.

A Dorkie


Dorkies are so laid-back they sometimes need extra incentive to exercise each day.

A Havashire


Both of the Havashire’s parent breeds were very popular among the upper classes.

A Gerberian Shepsky

Gerberian Shepsky

German Shepherds, Siberian Huskies, and Gerberian Shepskies are all popular choices for police dogs.

A Griffonshire


Griffonshires are so little they are easily mistaken for puppies throughout their lives.

A Golden Shepherd

Golden Shepherd

The Golden Shepherds were first recognized by the International Designer Canine Registry in 2009.

A Chorkie


Chorkies are very fond of their owners and will love to sit in their laps for long amounts of time!

A Shepkita


These dogs can sometimes be overly aggressive.

A Alaskan Shepherd

Alaskan Shepherd

This dog’s Malamute ancestors once came to America across the Bering Strait.

A Pugshire


With their incredible desire to show affection, Pugshire make great lap dogs.

A Borkie


Most Borkies inherit the signature howl of their Beagle parent.

A Corkie


One of the Corkie’s parent breeds, the Cocker Spaniel, was thought to have come over on the Mayflower.

A Bichpoo


Despite its small size, the alert nature and sharp bark of this canine make it a good watch dog.

A Dachsador


This hybrid dog is also known as a Doxador or a Weinerdor.

A Wheaten Terrier

Wheaten Terrier

Originally bred as a farm dog, the Wheaten Terrier can be very protective of its domain.

A Borador


Boradors make excellent police dogs and are used often on search and rescue missions.

A Cavador


The Cavador is a good service dog.

A Taco Terrier

Taco Terrier

Taco terriers are known by a variety of names, including the Chitoxy Toy and the Chiwoxy.

A Beagador


Beagadors like to dig, so make sure your garden has a good fence around it.

A Pyrador


Most popular as a companion pet

A Bassador


This dog is also known as a Bassetdor or a Basset Lab.

A Manchester Terrier

Manchester Terrier

Fences are no match for Manchester terriers. They’re great escape artists!

A Skye Terrier

Skye Terrier

Skye terriers are the oldest terrier breed, dating back at least 400 years.

A Welsh Terrier

Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier has the strength and tenacity to take on foxes and badgers.

A Parson Russell Terrier

Parson Russell Terrier

The root stock of the breed was a dog named Trump

A Miniature Bull Terrier

Miniature Bull Terrier

This dog has a very happy-go-lucky temperament.

A Tenterfield Terrier

Tenterfield Terrier

These terriers have quick minds and fast feet making them excellent for agility competitions.

A Glen Of Imaal Terrier

Glen Of Imaal Terrier

This dog is also named the Wicklow Terrier after the county of its origin.

A Sealyham Terrier

Sealyham Terrier

Very endangered breed that is scion of several breeds that include one that is already extinct

A Toy Fox Terrier

Toy Fox Terrier

Hunters still use the toy fox to go into a fox’s den and flush the animal out.

A Wire Fox Terrier

Wire Fox Terrier

The Wire Fox Terrier was bred from the now extinct Rough Coated Black and Tan Terrier to hunt down foxes.

A Terrier


Terriers were once the greatest dogs in the world.

A Cesky Terrier

Cesky Terrier

This breed is also known as the Bohemian Terrier (Bohemia was an historical Medieval kingdom and a region of the modern Czech Republic)

A Irish Terrier

Irish Terrier

An average 300 Irish Terrier puppies are born each year in the United States.

A Boglen Terrier

Boglen Terrier

Boglen terriers are also occasionally known as boggles.

A Japanese Terrier

Japanese Terrier

Japanese Terriers are also called Nippon Terriers

A Lakeland Terrier

Lakeland Terrier

These dogs were once used by farmers to keep foxes away from herds of sheep.

A Russell Terrier

Russell Terrier

The Russell Terrier was bred to be a good fox hunter with a keen sense of smell

A American Hairless Terrier

American Hairless Terrier

The American hairless terrier comes in two varieties with one having a very short coat.

A Norwich Terrier

Norwich Terrier

Though Norwich terriers are small, they have a reputation for being feisty.

A German Sheprador

German Sheprador

There is a chance that the German Sheprador may inherit a love for water from its parent.

A Scottish Terrier

Scottish Terrier

This breed is nicknamed the “Diehard” because of its iron will and steely determination.

A Spanador


The Spanador is a good swimmer.

A Huskador


Huskadors are gaining in popularity as service dogs.

A Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan terriers have round, flat, “snow shoe” feet that evolved to give them traction on snowy Himalayan paths

A Kerry Blue Terrier

Kerry Blue Terrier

They are born black, and turn gray-blue as they age.

A Smooth Fox Terrier

Smooth Fox Terrier

These dogs are known for their fast digging abilities.

A Labmaraner


Loves to participate in activities.

A Pitador


There are several names for this breed, including the Labrabull or the Pitador Retriever.

A Goldador


Goldadors were not intentionally bred until the early 2000s!

A Aussiedor


Aussiedors come in black, brown, cream, yellow, and almost every imaginable color due to their parentage!

A Silky Terrier

Silky Terrier

Silky terriers can be trained to participate in many events, including herding, agility, rally, tracking and fly ball.

A Mastador


The Mastador gets its enormous size from its Mastiff parent

A Labraheeler


These dogs have medium-sized pendant ears.

A Boxador


Boxadors are extremely smart and catch onto backyard games very quickly!

A Rat Terrier

Rat Terrier

Rat terriers were popular with farmers before 1930 because of their ability to kill rodents.

A Lhasapoo


A Lhasapoo’s coat can be curly like a poodle’s or long and silky like a Lhasa Apso’s.

A Labradane


Labradanes can come with both sold-color coats and the more exciting patterns that you typically see on Great Danes.

A Dalmador


Dalmador breeding skyrocketed after the 16 release of the live-action 101 Dalmatians movie.

A Shih Poo

Shih Poo
A Double Doodle

Double Doodle

Exact origin unknown.

A Corgidor


Corgidors are herding dogs that typically help out on cattle farms.

A Airedoodle


This is a great pooch for rough-housing and one-to-one.

A Pyredoodle


Pyredoodles can have a thick double coat or a thinner single coat.

A Poochon


The Poochon was first bred in Australia.

A Whoodle


Whoodles are good swimmers

A Mini Labradoodle

Mini Labradoodle

The first mini labradoodle was bred in the early 1990s – almost immediately after standard labradoodles became popular.

A Australian Labradoodle

Australian Labradoodle

The “Australian” just refers to where the breed originated

A Siberpoo


Although a lack of documentation makes it unclear, the first Siberpoo was probably bred in either the 1970s or 1980s.

A Weimardoodle


This dog is also known as the Weimarpoo, the Weimaranerpoo, and the Weimaranerdoodle.

A Dalmadoodle


Dalmatians were originally bred to run alongside carriages, and their dalmadoodle descendents have the same long legs and high energy.

A Goldendoodle


Due to their breeding, no two Goldendoodles are alike.

A Shepadoodle


Some police officers with allergies use Shepadoodles as their K-9 partner

A Springerdoodle

A Great Danoodle

Great Danoodle

Both Great Danes and Poodles are in the top 15 most popular AKC breeds – which makes Great Danoodles a shoo-in for popularity.

A Giant Schnoodle

Giant Schnoodle

Both parents of the Giant Schnoodle are hypoallergenic, making this one of the Doodle breeds that’s safest for dander-sensitive owners.

A Eskipoo


Eskipoos are called pookimos by the American Canine Hybrid Club, Designer Dogs Kennel Club, and Designer Breed Registry.

A Boxerdoodle


The Boxerdoodle has a strong hunting dog lineage.

A Bassetoodle


Basset hounds have been around since the 7th century, but the bassetoodle made its first appearance in the 2000s.

A Westiepoo


This dog is known for cocking its head in a curious manner when listening to its owner.

A Newfypoo


Newfypoos have a thick oily coat that can be hard to groom.

A Huskydoodle


Huskydoodles are known for their jumping abilities!

A Aussiedoodle


The breed has its own popular Instagram page (Aussiedoodles Daily)!

A Chipoo


The Chipoo was first bred in the 1970s

A Toy Poodle

Toy Poodle

The word poodle is derived from German, and it means to splash or puddle.

A Corgipoo


These dogs are highly intelligent and are easy to train.

A Doxiepoo


Doxiepoos are an unpredictable breed that can come in a variety of appearances and sizes.

A Cockapoo


Cockapoos became popular in the 1960s as a sweet, family dog.

A Poogle


The Poogle is one of 40 different doodle dog breeds (poodle mixes).

A Pugapoo


The pugapoo is the fusion of a pug and a poodle.

A Bordoodle


Bordoodles are much quieter than other Doodles and require far less exercise.

A Schnoodle

A Pomeranian


The ancestors of the Pomeranian were sled dogs.

A Cavapoo


The temperament of a Cavapoo allows this breed to make an excellent family dog as well as a great therapy dog.

A Irish Doodle

Irish Doodle

Irish Doodles can be very active dogs, but they also love just hanging out with their family members in the house.

A Brazilian Terrier

Brazilian Terrier

Small body and tri-coloured coat!

A Pomapoo


Pomapoos like companionship and do not like being alone. They may do better in a home with other dogs.

A Bernedoodle


The Bernedoodle was first bred in 2003 to create a dog with a similar temperament to the Bernese Mountain Dog that would have a longer lifespan.

A Havapoo


The exact appearance of a Havapoo can vary based on whether the genes of its Poodle or Havanese parent are more dominant.

A Sheepadoodle


Sheepadoodles were first bred as an experiment for use as a military dog in the Army in the 1960s, however they didn’t really gain popularity until 2007.

A Maltipoo


Maltipoos may have one of three different coat types depending on the specific genes they inherit from their parents. These include silky, curly, or wavy.

A Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound is a miniature dog with a big motor and personality!

A Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

A small dog with a big, lively personality.

A Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Basset Fauve de Bretagne

A friendly and intelligent hunting dog that loves nothing more than to spend time with its owner.

A Biewer Terrier

Biewer Terrier

A toy terrier dog and is elegant and tri-colored.

A Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Often just called ‘Teddies’ by owners

A Keeshond


Friendly, alert dogs that are loyal to their owners

A Swedish Vallhund

Swedish Vallhund
A Northern Inuit Dog

Northern Inuit Dog
A American Alsatian

American Alsatian
A Utonagan

A Saarloos Wolfdog

Saarloos Wolfdog
A Great Pyrenees

Great Pyrenees
A Tamaskan

A British Timber

British Timber
A Canadian Eskimo Dog

Canadian Eskimo Dog
A Samoyed

A Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Shiba Inus are one of six native dog breeds from Japan.

A Mongrel


Has characteristics of two or more breeds!

A Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

Highly energetic and eager for adventure!

A Pug


Fun and sociable, yet stubborn!

A Poodle


Intelligent, alert and active!

A Mastiff


Courageous, calm and affectionate!

A Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

Well-balanced, friendly and versatile!

A Jack Russell

Jack Russell

Intelligent, athletic and fearless!

A Irish Setter

Irish Setter

Can live for up to 16 years!

A Fox Terrier

Fox Terrier

First bred in the mid-19th century!

A Estrela Mountain Dog

Estrela Mountain Dog

Very protective and stubborn!

A English Cocker Spaniel

English Cocker Spaniel

Intelligent yet stubborn by nature!

A English Shepherd

English Shepherd

Highly intelligent and independent!

A Dunker


A friendly and relaxed dog!

A Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher

A gentle, loyal and loving breed!

A Deutsche Bracke

Deutsche Bracke

Has long drop ears and a long narrow tail!

A Dalmatian


Have an energetic and playful nature!

A Chow Chow

Chow Chow

Loyal and affectionate to it’s family!

A Chinook


A calm and friendly breed!

A Chinese Crested Dog

Chinese Crested Dog

A hairless breed of dog!

A Cesky Fousek

Cesky Fousek

An affectionate hunting dog!

A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Highly playful and affectionate!

A Carolina Dog

Carolina Dog

Wild dog breed discovered in the 1970s!

A Cairn Terrier

Cairn Terrier

Intelligent, lively and strong!

A Chihuahua


Curious and devoted personality!

A Bullmastiff


Courageous, loyal and calm!

A Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier

Needs to be kept active!

A Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel

Enthusiastic working dog!

A Boxer Dog

Boxer Dog

Bright, energetic and playful!

A Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Friendly, lovable and very strong!

A Border Terrier

Border Terrier

Small, rough-coated breed of terrier!

A Border Collie

Border Collie

Highly intelligent and alert breed!

A Bolognese Dog

Bolognese Dog

From the northern Italian city of Bologna!

A Bluetick Coonhound

Bluetick Coonhound

Has an uncanny knack for problem-solving!

A Blue Lacy Dog

Blue Lacy Dog

Originated in Texas in the mid 1800s!

A Bloodhound


Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!

A Black Russian Terrier

Black Russian Terrier

Confident, calm and highly intelligent!

A Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

Gentle mannered, playful and affectionate!

A Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

Very loyal, faithful and affectionate!

A Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier

Highly active and intelligent dogs!

A Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

Weekly brushing is mandatory!

A Beagle


Have become popular family pets!

A Bavarian Mountain Hound

Bavarian Mountain Hound

Calm, quiet and poised!

A Basset Hound

Basset Hound

Forget the training when not rewarded!

A Basenji Dog

Basenji Dog

Alert, affectionate and energetic!

A Bulldog


Friendly, loving and docile!

A Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier

Spirited, alert and courageous!

A Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd

Sweet, faithful and affectionate!

A Australian Kelpie Dog

Australian Kelpie Dog

Friendly, intelligent and energetic!

A Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

High energy levels and active minds!

A Appenzeller Dog

Appenzeller Dog

Herding dog by nature!

A Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Guards it’s master’s flocks!

A American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel

Friendly and intelligent!

A American Staffordshire Terrier

American Staffordshire Terrier

Bred to be extremely friendly!

A American Pit Bull Terrier

American Pit Bull Terrier

These dogs are very energetic and would be up for a game at any given point of time

A Dog


First domesticated in South-East Asia!

A American Foxhound

American Foxhound

Sweet, kind, loyal, and very loving!

A American Eskimo Dog

American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo has splendid all white fur and an upturned tail

A American Cocker Spaniel

American Cocker Spaniel

Merry, outgoing, and eager to please!

A American Bulldog

American Bulldog

Can jump up to 6ft high!

A American Coonhound

American Coonhound

Easygoing and people-friendly!

A Alpine Dachsbracke

Alpine Dachsbracke

Good companion and hard-working breed!

A Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

Often used as sled dogs!

A Akbash


Often used as a guard dog!

A Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier

Very intelligent, independent and strong-minded!

A Akita


Very clean, intelligent and loyal!

A Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

First used as a shepherd and hunter!

A Ainu


An innate sense of direction!

A Affenpinscher


First bred in 17th century Germany!

A Newfoundland


Introduced by Vikings more than 1,000 years ago!

A Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

Native to parts of the Swiss Alps!

A Labradoodle


Friendly and energetic mix-breed!

A Pekingese


Thought to be over 2,000 years old!

A Whippet


Quiet, gentle and restful dogs!

A West Highland Terrier

West Highland Terrier

Most commonly white in colour!

A Welsh Corgi

Welsh Corgi

There are two distinct breeds!

A Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff

Originally bred in the Himalayan mountains!

A Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky

Is adequately warm in sub-zero temperatures!

A Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

Can live for up to 15 years!

A Rottweiler


Strong, loyal and self-assured!

A Pointer


An independent, loyal and high energy breed!

A Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog

Intelligent, sociable and playful!

A Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff

Fearless and extremely protective of it’s home!

A Norfolk Terrier

Norfolk Terrier

Fearless but not aggressive!

A Maltese


Originally bred in Europe!

A Japanese Chin

Japanese Chin

Alert, intelligent and independent!

A Irish WolfHound

Irish WolfHound

Sweet-tempered, patient and thoughtful!

A Ibizan Hound

Ibizan Hound

Intelligent, active and engaging by nature!

A Harrier


Cheerful, tolerant and sweet-tempered!

A Havanese


These are the only dogs that are native to Cuba

A Greyhound


Extremely fast and athletic!

A Greenland Dog

Greenland Dog

Strong and speedy breed of dog!

A Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Protective and gentle by nature!

A Giant Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer

Large, powerful and dominant!

A Great Dane

Great Dane

Large and imposing in appearance!

A German Shepherd Guide

German Shepherd Guide

Highly active and fearless dogs!

A German Pinscher

German Pinscher

Highly intelligent and fast learners!

A Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

Trusting, kind and gentle!

A Flat-Coated Retriever

Flat-Coated Retriever

A game retrieving gun-dog!

A Finnish Spitz

Finnish Spitz

Likes to bark a lot!

A Field Spaniel

Field Spaniel

A sociable and adaptable breed!

A French Bulldog

French Bulldog

French bulldogs are known to be very sensitive, harboring emotions that they love to express

A Eskimo Dog

Eskimo Dog

Takes pure delight in cold weather!

A Epagneul Pont Audemer

Epagneul Pont Audemer

Hard-working, gentle and affectionate!

A English Springer Spaniel

English Springer Spaniel

Friendly and eager to please!

A Drever


Uncommon outside of Europe!

A Dogue De Bordeaux

Dogue De Bordeaux

Extremely loyal and devoted to it’s master!

A Dogo Argentino

Dogo Argentino

Loyal and affectionate to their family!

A Dachshund


Fun and playful breed of small dog!

A Curly Coated Retriever

Curly Coated Retriever

A lively and fun-loving breed!

A Collie


Gentle and devoted!

A Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel

Has a thick, soft coat!

A Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Bright and happy disposition!

A Canaan Dog

Canaan Dog

Has a strong survival instinct!

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Known for their loyalty to their family!

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