Dog Breeds


The German name Affenpinscher translates to monkey dog. This pup’s face is similar to a monkey’s!

Afghan Hound

These dogs were originally bred for hunting purposes. They are one of the oldest dog breeds in the world, though they are now found in several rescue shelters around the world. They are known to be as fast as racehorses. The fur that covers these hounds keeps them very warm, though they can be shaved as well. Afghan Hounds have scent glands that usually produce a musky but not malodorous scent.


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


Ainu dogs are natural hunters and will protect their owners from bears.

Airedale Terrier

The Airedale may just be one of the most versatile dogs in the world. The Airedale was originally bred to catch vermin, but it became an all-around sporting dog with a mix of abilities as a pointer, spaniel, retriever, guide dog and police/military dog.


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


It has loose neck skin for lessening bites and allowing mobility from predators.


Although originating from Japan, the Akita has an American equivalent mix

Akita Shepherd

The Akita Shepherd descends from a lineage of working dogs.


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

Alaskan Husky

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

Alaskan Klee Kai

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

Alaskan Shepherd

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

Alpine Dachsbracke

It’s known as a cold-nose hound because it can pick up a scent on a trail that’s gone cold.


Alusky dogs are known for their sledding pulling skills.

American Bulldog

American bulldogs are working dogs that have been used on farms and ranches across the country.

American Coonhound

American coonhounds have the skills to climb trees while pursuing a raccoon or other animal.

American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo was once a part of the Barnum and Bailey Circus with which it would tour the country and perform for astounded audiences.