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

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

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

American Eskimo

Commonly referred to as the Eskie, this breed is c... find out more

American Foxhound

A sleek and athletic breed, the American Foxhound ... find out more

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier has a very even... 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 has a striking and varied ... 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

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


Beagles should require daily brushing to remove an... find out more

Bearded collie

The Bearded Collie has a shaggy coat that covers t... 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

Daily combing and/or brushing is required for this... find out more

Belgian Tervuren

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

Bernese Mountain

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

Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is lively and animated. They ador... find out more

Black and Tan Coonhound

The Black and Tan Coonhound requires weekly brushi... find out more

Black Russian Terrier

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

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


The Borzoi is relatively easy to groom. They need ... find out more

Boston Terrier

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


Boxers are lively, strong, and extremely loyal. Th... find out more


The Briard is a rugged and agile medium sized dog.... 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

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


The Bulldog needs occasional brushing with a firm ... 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

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 has an abundant and profuse double c... find out more

Clumber Spaniel

The body coat of the Clumber Spaniel is straight, ... find out more

Cocker Spaniel

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


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

Curly coated Retriever

The coat of the Curly Coated Retriever is unique a... find out more


Dachshunds are a very clownish breed and can be ve... find out more


The Dalmatian is exceedingly social and thrives on... find out more

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Regular brushing is necessary for this longhaired ... 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 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 is affectionate, friendly,... find out more

Field Spaniel

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

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

German Pinscher

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

German Shepherd Dog

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

German Wirehaired Pointer

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

Giant Schnauzer

The Giant Schnauzer is powerful and large, yet pos... 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 requires daily and thorough b... find out more

Gordon Setter

Gordon Setters are more sturdy and robust than the... find out more

Great Dane

This is a very responsible and dependable breed, m... 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's coat is very short and sleek, whic... find out more


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


The Havanese is a highly devoted breed. They are a... find out more

Ibizan Hound

Nicknamed Beezers, this breed is intelligent, frie... find out more

Irish Setter

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

Irish Terrier

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

Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniels are highly intelligent, confi... 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 is highly intelligent and affectionat... find out more

Kerry Blue Terrier

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


The Komondor has a long and soft white coat that s... find out more


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

Labrador Retriever

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

Lakeland Terrier

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

Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso displays a dual temperament. They a... find out more


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


The Maltese is gentle, trusting, and obedient. The... find out more

Manchester Terrier

The Manchester Terrier is exceedingly loyal and a ... 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 shorthaired toy breed does not require much m... find out more

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer can have troubles with oth... find out more

Neapolitan Mastiff

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


The Newfoundland is a sweet, elegant, and courageo... 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

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


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


The Papillon's coat is long and flowing, and is si... 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

This breed requires weekly brushing to remove loos... find out more

Pharaoh Hound

Cheerful, quiet, and independent, this breed is wo... find out more

Plott Hound

Plott Hound's are loyal, enthusiastic, and friendl... find out more


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

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

The Polish Lowland Sheepdog is not recommended for... 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

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 surprisingly makes a very good watchdog, ... 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's coat is shed twice a year. The... find out more


The Saluki's coat is easy to care for. They requir... find out more


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


An energetic and jolly breed, this dog will protec... find out more

Scottish Deerhound

The Wiry coat of the Scottish Deerhound should be ... 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 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 a medium length double coat... find out more

Silky Terrier

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

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is polite, elegant, spunky, and b... 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

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

Sussex Spaniel

The medium length coat of this breed should be bru... find out more

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is double coated, with long an... find out more

Tibetan Spaniel

The Tibetan Spaniel is a double coat breed. The ou... find out more

Tibetan Terrier

An ancient breed, the Tibetan Terrier is credited ... 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's smooth, short coat is easy to car... find out more

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel is compact and muscular... find out more

Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier has a very short coat. Resemblin... find out more

West Highland White Terrier

The Westie is energetic and spunky. They are devot... find out more


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

Wire Fox Terrier

Being a terrier, this breed is very lively and ene... find out more

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

A lively and agile breed, the Wirehaired Pointing ... find out more

Yorkshire Terrier

This dog is intelligent, lively, and fearless. The... find out more