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 has a coat of shaggy hair, which... find out more

Afghan Hound

A very sweet, loyal and affectionate breed, the Af... find out more

Airedale Terrier

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


The Akita is highly intelligent, fearless, and spo... find out more

Alaskan Malamute

This breed sports a very beautiful double coat. Th... find out more

American Eskimo

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

American Foxhound

The American Foxhound breed has a coat that is of ... find out more

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier has retained an... find out more

American Water spaniel

The American Water Spaniel has a double coat, whic... find out more

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

The Anatolian Shepherd is large and bold. This bre... find out more

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog needs weekly brushing wi... find out more

Australian shepherd

The Australian Shepherd requires minimal grooming.... find out more

Australian Terrier

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


The Basenji can be somewhat aloof around strangers... find out more

Basset Hound

Affectionate, lazy, devoted, quiet, and peaceful, ... find out more


The Beagle is full of energy and does great in a f... find out more

Bearded collie

The Bearded Collie has a shaggy coat that covers t... find out more

Bedington Terrier

This well-balanced breed is mild and gentle, never... find out more

Belgian Malinois

This shorthaired breed is relatively easy to groom... find out more

Belgian Sheepdog

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

Belgian Tervuren

Belgian Tervurens are exceedingly loyal and deeply... find out more

Bernese Mountain

This breed is by nature, loving and alert. They ar... find out more

Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise has a loosely curled outer coat, ... find out more

Black and Tan Coonhound

This breed is highly intelligent, loyal, obedient,... find out more

Black Russian Terrier

Active, hardy large breed with stable temperament,... find out more


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

Border Collie

This breed is intelligent, responsive, and devoted... find out more

Border Terrier

The Border Terrier has a weather resistant double ... find out more


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

Boston Terrier

Highly intelligent, alert, and enthusiastic, the B... find out more


The Boxer is patient, dignified, and self-assured.... find out more


The Briard has a long double coat. The outer coat ... find out more


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

Brussels Griffon

Cheerful, friendly, and sometimes moody, this bree... find out more

Bull Terrier

Fiery, energetic, and loving, this breed can also ... find out more


The Bulldog is moderate in size, heavy, and built ... find out more


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

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn terrier is intelligent, tenacious, and c... find out more

Canaan Dog

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

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

This breed is a true companion and lap dog. They a... 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 is an intelligent, dignified,... find out more

Chow Chow

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

Clumber Spaniel

The Clumber Spaniel is handsome and useful; a true... find out more

Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniels are beautiful dogs that can get al... find out more


The Collie has a very even and well-mannered tempe... find out more

Curly coated Retriever

The Curly Coated Retriever breed requires minimal ... find out more


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


Dalmatians are of medium size and are extremely ac... find out more

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier does best in a home wit... find out more

Doberman Pinscher

The coat of the Doberman Pinscher is thick, smooth... find out more

English Cocker Spaniel

The English Cocker Spaniel is intelligent, lively,... find out more

English Setter

The English Setter requires regular brushing if th... find out more

English Springer Spaniel

This breed requires regular grooming with a stiff ... 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 has a coat that is of mo... find out more

French Bulldog

This hilarious little dog makes a wonderful playma... find out more

German Pinscher

The strong, smooth, glossy coat requires little gr... find out more

German Shepherd Dog

This breed requires daily brushing to minimize loo... find out more

German Wirehaired Pointer

This is a breed that is extremely affectionate and... find out more

Giant Schnauzer

The Giant Schnauzer requires weekly brushing and c... find out more

Glen of Imaal Terrier

A double coat breed, the outer coat is harsh in te... find out more

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are loveable, polite, and highly... find out more

Gordon Setter

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

Great Dane

His sheer size makes this breed very intimidating;... find out more

Great Pyrenees

Gentle, affectionate, obedient and eager to please... find out more

Greater Swiss Mountain

Dedicated, faithful, and loving, the Greater Swiss... find out more


The Greyhound has a very short coat that does not ... find out more


The Harrier requires a minimal amount of grooming.... find out more


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

Ibizan Hound

This average shedding breed is relatively low main... 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

A breed of ancient lineage, the Irish Water Spanie... find out more

Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound is a large breed with a medium... find out more

Italian Greyhound

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

Japanese Chin

Japanese Chins are a fine-boned, dainty breed with... find out more


The Keeshond has a plush, abundant double coat. Th... 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


The Kuvasz has a very sturdy double coat. The oute... find out more

Labrador Retriever

This breed is highly intelligent, loyal, and deepl... find out more

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier has a thick double coat makin... find out more

Lhasa Apso

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


The Lowchen is extremely intelligent, affectionate... find out more


The Maltese exudes great joy and delight. They are... find out more

Manchester Terrier

The Manchester Terrier has a short, dense, glossy,... find out more


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

Miniature Bull Terrier

The Miniature Bull Terrier has a very fiery person... find out more

Miniature Pinscher

This breed needs proper exercise, as they are very... find out more

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer has a hard and wiry outer ... find out more

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff is a very loyal guardian an... find out more


The Newfoundland has a water resistant double coat... find out more

Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is always ready to play and lo... find out more

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is a double coat breed. The... find out more

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier is extremely intelligent. Alth... find out more

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling

Generally a playful and hard working breed, this d... find out more

Old English Sheepdog

Even-tempered and faithful, the Old English Sheepd... find out more


Making a good house pet, this dog does very well w... find out more


The Papillon is always alert, playful, and elegant... find out more

Parson Russell Terrier

The Parson Russell Terrier breed is not recommende... find out more


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

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

A compact, hardy, vivacious, and bold breed, the P... find out more

Pharaoh Hound

Rubber brushing for the Pharaoh Hound is fine for ... find out more

Plott Hound

The Plott Hound is athletic, powerful, and muscula... 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 Pomeranians long double coat requires brushing... find out more


The Poodle is an agile, athletic, and graceful bre... find out more

Portuguese Cao de

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


The Pug can be somewhat sensitive to the tone of s... find out more


The Puli has a strange and unique coat making groo... find out more

Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Ridgeback has a very distinct markin... find out more


The Rottweiler has an outer coat that is short, st... find out more

Saint Bernard

The Saint Bernard is extremely loyal and friendly.... find out more


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


The Samoyed has a very thick coat, which requires ... find out more


Combing or brushing with a firm bristle brush shou... find out more

Scottish Deerhound

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

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier requires brushing twice weekl... find out more

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier is highly intelligent and aff... find out more

Shetland Sheepdog

High energy, active, very trainable, this breed ha... find out more

Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is intelligent, alert, and makes a g... find out more

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu has a long, dense, and abundant doubl... find out more

Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is a compact and strong working... find out more

Silky Terrier

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

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is a double-coated breed. The out... find out more

Soft coated Wheaten Terrier

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is medium-sized, c... find out more

Spinone Italiano

Often referred to as the Spinoni, this breed is a ... find out more

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier has a soft, sleek, ... find out more

Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer requires daily brushing and... find out more

Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel can be good around children, bu... find out more

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is strong willed and very inte... find out more

Tibetan Spaniel

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

Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier is of medium size. With their ... find out more

Toy Fox Terrier

A sensitive, loving, loyal, and affectionate breed... find out more


The Vizsla's coat requires very minimal care. They... find out more


The Weimaraner has a fine, short, sleek gray coat.... find out more

Welsh Springer Spaniel

This breed is affectionate, happy, and excellent w... 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 's double coat req... find out more


Amiable, docile, yet high energy, the Whippet make... find out more

Wire Fox Terrier

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

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Affectionately referred to as Griffs, this gracefu... find out more

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier can be territorial and likes... find out more