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 requires significant grooming with a fir... find out more

Alaskan Malamute

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

American Eskimo

Eskie's double coat needs brushing and combing twi... 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

American Water Spaniels require a thorough brushin... find out more

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

A loyal, deeply devoted, and intelligent breed, th... find out more

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog is compact, strong, aler... find out more

Australian shepherd

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

Australian Terrier

The Australian Terrier is a double coat breed. The... find out more


The Basenji can be somewhat aloof around strangers... find out more

Basset Hound

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


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

Bearded collie

The Bearded Collie has a shaggy coat that covers 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

Attentive, alert, loving, and smart, the Belgian S... find out more

Belgian Tervuren

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

Bernese Mountain

This breed is by nature, loving and alert. They ar... 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 has a very short and hard coat that... find out more

Border Collie

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

Border Terrier

The Border Terrier must be brushed weekly and have... find out more


The Borzoi has a unique and wonderfully patterned ... find out more

Boston Terrier

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


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


The Bulldog is moderate in size, heavy, and built ... find out more


Having a great coat for weather protection, the ha... 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 has a coat of si... find out more


The Chihuahua requires minimal grooming. The Smoot... find out more

Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested is very clean and has virtuall... find out more

Chinese Shar-Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei has a very harsh and straight... find out more

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow requires daily brushing. Proper groo... find out more

Clumber Spaniel

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

Cocker Spaniel

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


The Collie has a very even and well-mannered tempe... 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


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

Muscular, elegant, and graceful, the Doberman Pins... find out more

English Cocker Spaniel

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

English Setter

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

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel excels not only in hu... find out more

English Toy Spaniel

The English Toy Spaniel is affectionate, friendly,... find out more

Field Spaniel

Of the Spaniel breeds, the Field Spaniel is consid... 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

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 is a double coat breed. The ou... 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

This breed is polite, affectionate, and cheerful. ... 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

This is an alert breed, making him very good as a ... 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 double-coated breed that is low ... 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

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

The Irish Wolfhound can be somewhat intimidating b... find out more

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound has a coat that is very easy... find out more

Japanese Chin

Japanese Chins are a fine-boned, dainty breed with... find out more


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

Kerry Blue Terrier

Can be somewhat dog aggressive, but should be soci... find out more


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


The Kuvasz should be brushed on a regular basis al... 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 displays a dual temperament. They a... find out more


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


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

Manchester Terrier

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


The Mastiff requires minimal grooming. Occasional ... 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 is generally well mannered... find out more

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff, known for his massive wrin... find out more


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

Norfolk Terrier

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

Norwegian Elkhound

Norwegian Elkhound's require weekly brushing with ... find out more

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier is extremely intelligent. Alth... find out more

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling

The double coat on the Toller should be brushed al... find out more

Old English Sheepdog

The Old English Sheepdog has a rather long double ... find out more


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

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

The Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is always busy a... find out more

Pharaoh Hound

Rubber brushing for the Pharaoh Hound is fine for ... find out more

Plott Hound

The Plott Hound is athletic, powerful, and muscula... 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 confident, commanding, and outgo... 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


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


Happy, cheerful, and devoted, this dog does very w... find out more

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgebacks do well with other animals if... 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 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 is polite, elegant, spunky, and b... find out more

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier will go anywhere and do anyth... find out more

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier is a hardy and muscular breed... 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 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

This breed requires weekly brushing as well as occ... find out more

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

This breed requires minimal grooming. An occasiona... find out more

Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer is a double coat breed. The... find out more

Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel has a flat and usually dark col... find out more

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is strong willed and very inte... 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

Toy Fox Terriers are relatively maintenance free. ... find out more


The Vizsla is friendly, lively, and affectionate w... 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

Intelligent, sweet, lively, and eager to please, t... find out more

West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier is a double coat b... find out more


Very easily groomed, Whippets must however be prot... find out more

Wire Fox Terrier

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

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Affectionately referred to as Griffs, this gracefu... find out more

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier's coat is not coarse, but is... find out more