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


Akitas are large, sturdy, and muscular. The paws a... 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

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

American Staffordshire Terrier

The Staffordshire Terrier has a very short coat th... 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 has a weather resistant ... 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 is much like a cat being very clean an... find out more

Basset Hound

The coat of the Basset Hound should always be shor... find out more


The Beagle is an all around happy dog that makes a... find out more

Bearded collie

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

Bedington Terrier

This is a high maintenance breed. They require pro... find out more

Belgian Malinois

Very intelligent, this breed can do well around ch... 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 requires frequent grooming. They ... find out more

Black and Tan Coonhound

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

Black Russian Terrier

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


The Bloodhound is shy, placid, however can be soci... find out more

Border Collie

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

Border Terrier

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


The Borzoi has a unique and wonderfully patterned ... 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

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

Bull Terrier

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


The Bulldog needs occasional brushing with a firm ... find out more


A firm bristle brush or rubber brush should be use... find out more

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn terrier must be brushed several times a ... find out more

Canaan Dog

The Canaan Dog is a double coat breed. The outer c... find out more

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has a coat of si... 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

The Chinese Shar-Pei is an intelligent, dignified,... 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

Cocker Spaniels are intelligent and very loyal dog... 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 comes in three different varieties. ... find out more


Dalmatians are of medium size and are extremely ac... 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

Enthusiastic and mild mannered, English Setters do... find out more

English Springer Spaniel

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

English Toy Spaniel

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

Field Spaniel

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

German Wirehaired Pointer

The coat of the German Wirehaired Pointer requires... find out more

Giant Schnauzer

This breed is very loving, protective, and respons... find out more

Glen of Imaal Terrier

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

His sheer size makes this breed very intimidating;... 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 requires a minimal amount of grooming.... find out more


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

Ibizan Hound

This average shedding breed is relatively low main... 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

A breed of ancient lineage, the Irish Water Spanie... 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

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


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

Labrador Retriever

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

Lakeland Terrier

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

Lhasa Apso

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


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


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

Manchester Terrier

Compact, agile, and small, the Manchester Terrier ... find out more


A massive, muscular, and powerful dog, the Mastiff... find out more

Miniature Bull Terrier

The Miniature Bull Terrier has a very short and fl... find out more

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinschers are very loyal, alert, and pla... find out more

Miniature Schnauzer

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

Neapolitan Mastiff

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


The Newfoundland requires daily brushing. The unde... find out more

Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier has a protective weatherproof ... find out more

Norwegian Elkhound

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

Norwich Terrier

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

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling

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

Old English Sheepdog

An intelligent breed displaying no signs of aggres... 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

The Parson Russell Terrier is squarely built, agil... find out more


The Pekingese is a double-coat breed. The outer-co... find out more

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

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

Pharaoh Hound

This beautiful and athletic breed has a short coat... find out more

Plott Hound

The Plott Hound is athletic, powerful, and muscula... find out more


Friendly and energetic, this breed can also become... find out more

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

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


In addition to grooming it is important for Pomera... find out more


One of the most popular breeds in the world, the P... find out more

Portuguese Cao de

The Portuguese Water Dog has a little to no sheddi... find out more


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


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

Rhodesian Ridgeback

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


The Rottweiler can be a very fun loving dog, howev... find out more

Saint Bernard

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


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


This dog has the tendency to bark quite a bit, and... 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

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is fearless and sweet-tempered. T... find out more

Scottish Terrier

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

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier has a harsh, coarse, and stra... find out more

Shetland Sheepdog

A sweet disposition, this loveable breed does have... 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 an affectionate, gentle, an... find out more

Silky Terrier

The Silky Terrier's coat is virtually non-shedding... find out more

Soft coated Wheaten Terrier

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

Spinone Italiano

The Spinone Italiano has a thick, wire-haired coat... find out more

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

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

Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer is a double coat breed. The... 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

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

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


The Vizsla is classified as a rare breed. They ori... find out more


The Weimaraner is a versatile breed that has both ... find out more

Welsh Springer Spaniel

This breed is affectionate, happy, and excellent w... 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


Very easily groomed, Whippets must however be prot... 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 is not coarse, but is... find out more