The A-Z of Dog Breeds

The dog breeds on Petlist have been broken down alphabetically to make it easier for you to find information on the breed you are looking for. Simply select a letter to view the breed information available.


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The Affenpinscher is a balanced and sturdy breed. ... find out more

Afghan Hound

Gay, beautiful and intelligent, this breed is very... find out more

Airedale Terrier

The coat of the Airedale Terrier should be wiry, c... find out more


The Akita is a double coat, waterproof breed. The ... find out more

Alaskan Malamute

Extraordinarily loyal, intelligent, and friendly. ... find out more

American Eskimo

The American Eskimo Dog has a glorious standoff do... find out more

American Foxhound

The American Foxhound is gentle and loving with th... find out more

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier does not requir... find out more

American Water spaniel

The American Water Spaniel is a medium sized dog. ... find out more

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

The Anatolian Shepherd has two basic coat types: s... find out more

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog is compact, strong, aler... find out more

Australian shepherd

Australian Shepherds are intelligent, delightful, ... find out more

Australian Terrier

The Australian Terrier is low-set, sturdy, and sma... find out more


The Basenji has a very short coat, which shouldn't... find out more

Basset Hound

Combing and brushing with a firm bristle brush sho... find out more


The Beagle has a hound type coat of medium length ... find out more

Bearded collie

An enthusiastic, affectionate, and loving breed, t... find out more

Bedington Terrier

Bedlington Terriers have an affectionate personali... find out more

Belgian Malinois

The Belgian Malinois is a shorthaired breed that d... find out more

Belgian Sheepdog

The Belgian Sheepdog has somewhat of a harsh textu... find out more

Belgian Tervuren

The Belgian Tervuren requires daily brushing and c... find out more

Bernese Mountain

The Bernese Mountain Dog requires daily brushing, ... find out more

Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise has an extremely appealing nature... find out more

Black and Tan Coonhound

The Black and Tan Coonhound is powerful, large, an... find out more

Black Russian Terrier

Weekly grooming with a brush and comb is required.... find out more


Bloodhounds are very gentle, loving, and have a ve... find out more

Border Collie

The Border Collie is medium-sized, exceptionally a... find out more

Border Terrier

Friendly and playful, the Border Terrier is very a... find out more


The Borzoi is a tall and aristocratic breed. They ... find out more

Boston Terrier

Regular brushing with a firm bristle brush will mi... find out more


The Boxers tight, short coat requires minimal groo... find out more


The Briard's coat is dirt and water shedding, and ... find out more


Silky, feathered beautiful coat is medium length a... find out more

Brussels Griffon

Shedding very little, this breed does need a lot o... find out more

Bull Terrier

The coat of the Bull Terrier should always be shor... find out more


This breed is loyal, exceedingly affectionate, and... find out more


Having a great coat for weather protection, the ha... find out more

Cairn Terrier

This breed is spirited and restless, always seekin... find out more

Canaan Dog

The Canaan Dog is well balanced, strong, and of me... find out more

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is best suited f... find out more


The Chihuahua is deeply devoted and fiercely loyal... find out more

Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested is very clean and has virtuall... find out more

Chinese Shar-Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei has a very harsh and straight... find out more

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow requires daily brushing. Proper groo... find out more

Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniels need daily grooming with a comb a... find out more

Cocker Spaniel

Most commonly seen in white, solid black or light ... find out more


This breed comes in both rough and smooth varietie... find out more

Curly coated Retriever

The Curly Coated Retriever is loyal, affectionate,... find out more


The Dachshund is a fun loving dog, tenacious, and ... find out more


The Dalmatian has a hard, smooth, short and dense ... find out more

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Regular brushing is necessary for this longhaired ... find out more

Doberman Pinscher

Versatile, fearless, and assertive, the Doberman P... find out more

English Cocker Spaniel

Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required... find out more

English Setter

The English Setter is very gentle and has a very e... find out more

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel has a coat that is of... find out more

English Toy Spaniel

The English Toy Spaniel requires regular brushing ... find out more

Field Spaniel

The Field Spaniel has a coat of moderate length. I... find out more

Finnish Spitz

The Finnish Spitz has been bred for centuries as a... find out more

Flat-coated Retriever

The Flat Coated Retriever is a very high-spirited ... find out more

French Bulldog

The French Bulldog has a very even and pleasant te... find out more

German Pinscher

Short and dense, smooth, close, shiny, covering th... find out more

German Shepherd Dog

The German Shepherd is a breed of classic beauty a... find out more

German Wirehaired Pointer

This breed has a wiry, coarse, straight and weathe... find out more

Giant Schnauzer

The Giant Schnauzer is a double coat breed. The ou... find out more

Glen of Imaal Terrier

A medium-sized breed, the Glen of Imaal Terrier is... find out more

Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever has a double coat that is wat... find out more

Gordon Setter

This breed is polite, affectionate, and cheerful. ... find out more

Great Dane

This is a very responsible and dependable breed, m... find out more

Great Pyrenees

Shedding heavily once a year, the Great Pyrenees r... find out more

Greater Swiss Mountain

The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog has a short double ... find out more


The Greyhound's coat is very short and sleek, whic... find out more


Originating in England during the 13th century, th... find out more


The Havanese require brushing and combing a minimu... find out more

Ibizan Hound

The Ibizan Hound comes in three different varietie... find out more

Irish Setter

Very lively, energetic, and impulsive. The Irish S... find out more

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier requires regular brushing with a... find out more

Irish Water Spaniel

The most distinguishing characteristic of the Iris... find out more

Irish Wolfhound

Affectionate, sweet natured, and well mannered, th... find out more

Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhounds make wonderful companions, espe... find out more

Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin requires daily gentle combing an... find out more


The Keeshond is highly intelligent and affectionat... find out more

Kerry Blue Terrier

A stubborn dog that loves a challenge. Is quick to... find out more


The Komondor can be very protective, but calm in t... find out more


This breed has been used in herding so he does hav... find out more

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever requires regular grooming w... find out more

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier can be wary around strangers,... find out more

Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso is a hardy and vigorous breed. They... find out more


The classic leonine look of the Lowchen requires a... find out more


The Maltese coat requires daily brushing and combi... find out more

Manchester Terrier

This breed requires minimal grooming. Occasional b... find out more


The Mastiff is a double coat breed. The outer coat... find out more

Miniature Bull Terrier

Regular grooming is not necessary for this shortha... find out more

Miniature Pinscher

This shorthaired toy breed does not require much m... find out more

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is generally well mannered... find out more

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is very easy to care for gr... find out more


The Newfoundland is generous with love and affecti... find out more

Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is busy and curious. They are ... find out more

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound breed is sensitive, affecti... find out more

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier's coat is easy to care for. Da... find out more

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, also known... find out more

Old English Sheepdog

Coat of this breed must be brushed down to the und... find out more


Weekly brushing will be sufficient, however twice ... find out more


The Papillon possesses a petite appearance, but th... find out more

Parson Russell Terrier

Regular brushing and combing is recommended. Bathi... find out more


The Pekingese requires diligent daily brushing to ... find out more

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

The Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is a double coat... find out more

Pharaoh Hound

Doing well in running and obedience sports, the Ph... find out more

Plott Hound

The Plott Hound requires minimal grooming. Occasio... find out more


A very even-tempered and alert dog that generally ... find out more

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

Polish Lowland Sheepdog's are compact, of medium-s... find out more


The Pomeranian is confident, commanding, and outgo... find out more


The Poodle has a dense, harsh coat that is either ... find out more

Portuguese Cao de

Regular combing and brushing this breed is necessa... find out more


The Pug has a very fine, short, and soft coat. The... find out more


Happy, cheerful, and devoted, this dog does very w... find out more

Rhodesian Ridgeback

This hunting breed does well in home life, and is ... find out more


The temperament of the Rottweiler can vary. Some c... find out more

Saint Bernard

The Saint Bernard breed has two different coat var... find out more


The Saluki is intelligent and inventive. They disp... find out more


This is a very peaceful breed that tends to be ver... find out more


Slightly harsh and straight, the Schipperke has a ... find out more

Scottish Deerhound

The Wiry coat of the Scottish Deerhound should be ... find out more

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier's coat is coarse with a soft ... find out more

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier is a hardy and muscular breed... find out more

Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdog, better known as the Sheltie... find out more

Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu has a thick double coat. Outer coat ... find out more

Shih Tzu

the Shih Tzu requires extensive grooming. They nee... find out more

Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky has an affectionate, gentle, an... find out more

Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier's coat is highly susceptible to ... find out more

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier requires frequent brushing with a... find out more

Soft coated Wheaten Terrier

This is a high maintenance breed that requires dai... find out more

Spinone Italiano

The Spinone Italiano is exceedingly intelligent, e... find out more

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Despite this breed's beginnings, the Staffordshire... find out more

Standard Schnauzer

Robust and medium-sized, this breed is often refer... find out more

Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel must be socialized well at pupp... find out more

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is not for everyone, but is ve... find out more

Tibetan Spaniel

The Tibetan Spaniel is a highly intelligent breed ... find out more

Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier has a profuse double coat that... find out more

Toy Fox Terrier

The Toy Fox Terrier is small, agile, sturdy, and e... find out more


The Vizsla breed comes in two coat varieties: the ... find out more


The Weimaraner is happy and cheerful, highly intel... find out more

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel has a coat that is natu... find out more

Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier has a great sense of humor and m... find out more

West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier is hardy and compa... find out more


Very fun loving and energetic, this breed is prone... find out more

Wire Fox Terrier

The Wire Fox Terrier has a broken coat giving the ... find out more

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a rough, double... find out more

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier's coat requires daily groomi... find out more