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

The Afghan Hound has a thick and silky coat with a... 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

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 a very even... 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 Shepherds most identifiable charact... find out more

Australian Terrier

This breed requires brushing several times a week.... find out more


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

Basset Hound

The long ears of this rather lazy breed are sensit... find out more


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

Bearded collie

The Bearded Collie requires daily brushing to prev... find out more

Bedington Terrier

The Bedlington Terrier is a very distinctive breed... find out more

Belgian Malinois

Very intelligent, this breed can do well around ch... find out more

Belgian Sheepdog

This is a very high-energy breed, and should alway... find out more

Belgian Tervuren

Elegant in appearance, the Belgian Tervuren is wel... find out more

Bernese Mountain

The Bernese Mountain Dog is commonly referred to a... find out more

Bichon Frise

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

Black and Tan Coonhound

The coat of the Black and Tan Coonhound is short, ... find out more

Black Russian Terrier

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


The Bloodhound doesn't require much grooming coat ... find out more

Border Collie

The Border Collie comes in two coat varieties: rou... find out more

Border Terrier

This breed is small, compact, lively, and extremel... find out more


The Borzoi is proud, sweet, and alert. They are ex... find out more

Boston Terrier

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


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


A protective, smart, loving and loyal breed, the B... find out more


Happy and alert, this breed has a great presence. ... find out more

Brussels Griffon

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

Bull Terrier

Fiery, energetic, and loving, this breed can also ... 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

The Cairn terrier must be brushed several times a ... 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 coat comes in two varieties: The Smo... find out more

Chinese Crested

There are two very different varieties of the Chin... find out more

Chinese Shar-Pei

Alert and confident, the Chinese Shar-Pei makes a ... 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

This breed has a long and flat or wavy coat that r... find out more


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

Curly coated Retriever

A breed of courage, perseverance, and grace, the C... find out more


The Dachshund comes in three different varieties. ... find out more


The Dalmatian requires frequent brushing with a fi... 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

Medium-length, silky and smooth. It should not be ... find out more

English Setter

The English Setter has a flat coat of medium lengt... find out more

English Springer Spaniel

English Springer Spaniels are sociable, gregarious... find out more

English Toy Spaniel

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

Field Spaniel

Field Spaniels require combing and brushing at lea... find out more

Finnish Spitz

The Finnish Spitz is a meticulously clean dog, som... 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

German Pinschers are very loyal, alert, and playfu... find out more

German Shepherd Dog

The German Shepherd is a double coat breed. The ou... 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 double coat breed, the outer coat is harsh in te... find out more

Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever requires daily and thorough b... find out more

Gordon Setter

The Gordon Setter requires daily combing and brush... find out more

Great Dane

brindle, black-masked fawn, blue, black, harlequin... find out more

Great Pyrenees

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

Greater Swiss Mountain

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


The Greyhound is an affectionate breed that loves ... find out more


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


The Havanese is a true delight. They are intellige... find out more

Ibizan Hound

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

Irish Setter

An average shedding breed, daily brushing or combi... find out more

Irish Terrier

A bold, reckless, and spirited breed, the Irish Te... find out more

Irish Water Spaniel

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

Irish Wolfhound

Brushing and combing this dog regularly is a must.... find out more

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound has a very beautiful coat th... find out more

Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin's coat is thick, straight, long,... find out more


The Keeshond requires thorough daily brushing. It ... find out more

Kerry Blue Terrier

Requiring grooming every six weeks, the Kerry Blue... find out more


A very devoted member of his family, the Komondor ... find out more


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

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is a double coat breed. The... find out more

Lakeland Terrier

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

Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso requires daily brushing to prevent ... find out more


The Lowchen has a soft and silky coat texture. It ... find out more


The Maltese has an elegant mantle of long, silky h... find out more

Manchester Terrier

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


The Mastiff is a watchful, reliable, and intellige... find out more

Miniature Bull Terrier

Lively, friendly, yet protective, this breed can b... find out more

Miniature Pinscher

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

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer should be brushed regularl... find out more

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff, no matter how large or int... find out more


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

Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier requires daily brushing. They ... find out more

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is hardy, well-built, and p... find out more

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier is loyal, active, curious, and... find out more

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling

Some say this breed has the wonderful temperament ... find out more

Old English Sheepdog

An intelligent breed displaying no signs of aggres... find out more


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


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

Parson Russell Terrier

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


The Pekingese is a double-coat breed. The outer-co... 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 has a thick weather-resistant coat... find out more


The Pointer has a very short coat, which makes gro... find out more

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is not recommended for... find out more


The Pomeranian is a compact, active toy breed. The... find out more


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

Portuguese Cao de

The Portuguese Water Dog has is very fun loving an... find out more


Grooming wise, the Pug does not require much maint... find out more


The Puli has a very unique coat. The coat is fairl... find out more

Rhodesian Ridgeback

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


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

Saint Bernard

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


The Saluki's coat is easy to care for. They requir... 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 Scottish Deerhound is a large breed that does ... find out more

Skye Terrier

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

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier exudes a bold and dignified m... 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 is small, sturdy, and intelligent. Th... find out more

Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky has a medium length double coat... find out more

Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier's coat is highly susceptible to ... 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

This breed requires minimal grooming. An occasiona... 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 double coated, with long an... find out more

Tibetan Spaniel

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

Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier requires extensive grooming. T... find out more

Toy Fox Terrier

The coat of the Toy Fox Terrier is smooth to the t... find out more


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


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

Welsh Springer Spaniel

This breed is affectionate, happy, and excellent w... find out more

Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier should have at least weekly brus... find out more

West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier is a double coat b... 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

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon needs to be brushe... find out more

Yorkshire Terrier

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