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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Affenpinschers are highly inquisitive and quick-wi... find out more

Afghan Hound

The Afghan's coat requires quite a bit of attentio... find out more

Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier is very loyal, and can be a j... 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

Eskie's double coat needs brushing and combing twi... find out more

American Foxhound

Regular combing and brushing should be done with a... find out more

American Staffordshire Terrier

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

American Water spaniel

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

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

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

Australian Cattle Dog

An extremely intelligent, loyal, and affectionate ... find out more

Australian shepherd

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

Australian Terrier

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


The Basenji is a very alert and fun loving breed, ... find out more

Basset Hound

The coat of the Basset Hound should always be shor... 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

A working breed that needs a job to do. Very energ... find out more

Belgian Sheepdog

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

Belgian Tervuren

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

Bernese Mountain

The Bernese Mountain Dog has a stunning weather-re... 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

The virtually non-shedding hair is rough, hard, am... find out more


The Bloodhound has a very short and hard coat that... find out more

Border Collie

The Border Collie requires weekly brushing. Specia... find out more

Border Terrier

The Border Terrier has a weather resistant double ... 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 Boxer is patient, dignified, and self-assured.... find out more


The Briard is a rugged and agile medium sized dog.... find out more


The Brittany Spaniel loves water. Described as a v... find out more

Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon is a barker and definitely en... find out more

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier is a lively breed but can also be... find out more


The coat of the Bulldog is close, straight, short,... find out more


Being shy around strangers, this dog should be pro... find out more

Cairn Terrier

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

Canaan Dog

Considered to be a Primitive breed, the Canaan Dog... 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

Rarely barking or nipping, this dog is well manner... find out more

Chinese Shar-Pei

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

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is most generally polite and patient... find out more

Clumber Spaniel

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

Cocker Spaniel

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


The rough variety does not require as much groomin... find out more

Curly coated Retriever

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


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


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

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

As are most terriers, the Dandie Dinmont is indepe... find out more

Doberman Pinscher

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

English Cocker Spaniel

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

English Setter

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

English Springer Spaniel

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

English Toy Spaniel

English Toy Spaniel's are the smallest of all Span... find out more

Field Spaniel

A well-balanced, medium-sized breed, the Field Spa... find out more

Finnish Spitz

The Finnish Spitz double coat consists of a short,... find out more

Flat-coated Retriever

The Flat Coated Retriever has a very jolly persona... find out more

French Bulldog

This breed is an average shedder and does not need... find out more

German Pinscher

The German Pinscher can be an ideal companion dog.... find out more

German Shepherd Dog

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

German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointers are noble and distincti... find out more

Giant Schnauzer

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

Glen of Imaal Terrier

The Glen of Imaal Terrier is a loving, loyal compa... find out more

Golden Retriever

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

Gordon Setter

The Gordon Setter has a beautiful coat that is of ... find out more

Great Dane

Combing and brushing the short coat of this breed ... find out more

Great Pyrenees

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

Greater Swiss Mountain

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


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


The Harrier breed is tolerant, good-natured, and c... 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

A silky and feathered coat, this breed has a mediu... find out more

Irish Terrier

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

Irish Water Spaniel

This breed is high maintenance and requires extens... find out more

Irish Wolfhound

Brushing and combing this dog regularly is a must.... 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 has an outgoing personality. They are... find out more

Kerry Blue Terrier

A soft, wavy and dense coat, the Kerry Blue Terrie... find out more


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


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

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is medium in size, strong, ... find out more

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier sheds little to no hair, but ... find out more

Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso has a heavy double-coat that is dra... find out more


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


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

Manchester Terrier

The Manchester Terrier is exceedingly loyal and a ... find out more


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

Miniature Bull Terrier

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

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinschers have a very spirited personali... find out more

Miniature Schnauzer

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

Neapolitan Mastiff

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


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

Norfolk Terrier

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

Norwegian Elkhound

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

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


The Otterhound has a long double coat. The outer c... find out more


The Papillon is a moderate shedder. Therefore, the... find out more

Parson Russell Terrier

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


The Pekingese is a small, well-balanced breed. The... find out more

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

This breed requires weekly brushing to remove loos... 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


Firm bristle brushing occasionally will suffice fo... find out more

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is a double coat breed... find out more


The Pomeranians long double coat requires brushing... find out more


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

Portuguese Cao de

The Portuguese Water Dog is very intelligent, devo... find out more


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


The Puli has a strange and unique coat making groo... 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's coat is shed twice a year. The... find out more


The Saluki is sensitive, gentle, and affectionate.... find out more


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


Average intelligence makes this breed difficult to... find out more

Scottish Deerhound

Coat on the Scottish Deerhound should be harsh and... 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 has a harsh, coarse, and stra... find out more

Shetland Sheepdog

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

Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu has a coat that is fairly easy to gr... find out more

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is first and foremost a companion. Th... find out more

Siberian Husky

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

Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier is an excellent companion. This ... find out more

Soft coated Wheaten Terrier

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

Spinone Italiano

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

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

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

Standard Schnauzer

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

Sussex Spaniel

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

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff has very little dog odor, but ... find out more

Tibetan Spaniel

Tibetan Spaniels require brushing once a week. It ... 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 is friendly, lively, and affectionate w... find out more


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

Welsh Springer Spaniel

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


The Whippet has a short, tight, and smooth coat. F... find out more

Wire Fox Terrier

The Wire Fox Terrier is very friendly and alert. T... find out more

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

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

Yorkshire Terrier

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