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


Akitas are large, sturdy, and muscular. The paws a... find out more

Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute is friendly, affectionate, an... find out more

American Eskimo

Bred solely to be companions, the American Eskimo ... find out more

American Foxhound

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

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

The Anatolian Shepherd has two basic coat types: s... 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

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


The Basenji is much like a cat being very clean an... 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

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 an extremely appealing nature... find out more

Black and Tan Coonhound

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

Black Russian Terrier

Weekly grooming with a brush and comb is required.... 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 proud, sweet, and alert. They are ex... find out more

Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier has a coat that is fine in text... find out more


The Boxer has a shorthaired coat, which is shiny, ... find out more


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


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

Brussels Griffon

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

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier does not require much grooming, a... find out more


This breed is loyal, exceedingly affectionate, and... find out more


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

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn terrier is double coated with a coarse o... 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 must be brushed ... find out more


The Chihuahua is a very individualistic breed. The... 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

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

Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniels are intelligent and very loyal dog... find out more


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

Curly coated Retriever

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


The Dachshund is a fun loving dog, tenacious, and ... 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

Doberman Pinschers require minimal grooming. Occas... find out more

English Cocker Spaniel

Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required... find out more

English Setter

The English Setter is very gentle and has a very e... 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

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

French Bulldog

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

German Pinscher

Short and dense, smooth, close, shiny, covering th... find out more

German Shepherd Dog

A member of the herding group, the German Shepherd... 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

The Glen of Imaal Terrier is quite easy to groom. ... find out more

Golden Retriever

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

Gordon Setter

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

Great Dane

Combing and brushing the short coat of this breed ... 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 is an affectionate breed that loves ... find out more


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


The Havanese is a double-coated breed that is low ... find out more

Ibizan Hound

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

Irish Setter

The Irish Setter is affectionate, loving, and sens... find out more

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is medium in size and well balan... find out more

Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniels are highly intelligent, confi... 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

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


The Keeshond has an outgoing personality. They are... find out more

Kerry Blue Terrier

Can be somewhat dog aggressive, but should be soci... 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 a double coat breed. The... 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

Regular grooming is not necessary for this shortha... find out more

Miniature Pinscher

Miniature Pinschers are very loyal, alert, and pla... 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 requires daily brushing. They ... find out more

Norwegian Elkhound

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

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier's coat is easy to care for. Da... 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


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

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


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

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

The Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is a double coat... find out more

Pharaoh Hound

This beautiful and athletic breed has a short coat... 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

Polish Lowland Sheepdog's requier daily brushing t... find out more


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


The Poodle requires extensive grooming. Profession... 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 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 a short and glossy coat that is... find out more

Saint Bernard

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


The Saluki breed come in two different coat variet... find out more


This dog has the tendency to bark quite a bit, and... 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 is fearless and sweet-tempered. T... find out more

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier exudes a bold and dignified m... find out more

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier requires professional trimmin... find out more

Shetland Sheepdog

Regular brushing is necessary to keep the coat smo... find out more

Shiba Inu

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

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is first and foremost a companion. Th... 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

Soft coated Wheaten Terrier

The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier's coat is this bre... 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

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 highly intelligent breed ... find out more

Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier has a profuse double coat that... 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'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 great sense of humor and m... find out more

West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier is hardy and compa... find out more


Very fun loving and energetic, this breed is prone... 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

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