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

A very sweet, loyal and affectionate breed, the Af... find out more

Airedale Terrier

The good news is that this is a breed that is a ve... 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

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

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier does not requir... find out more

American Water spaniel

The American Water Spaniel has a double coat, whic... find out more

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

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

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog has a weather resistant ... 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

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


The Beagle has a hound type coat of medium length ... find out more

Bearded collie

An enthusiastic, affectionate, and loving breed, 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

The Belgian Tervuren has a double coat that makes ... find out more

Bernese Mountain

The Bernese Mountain Dog has a stunning weather-re... 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 is powerful, large, an... 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


The Boxers tight, short coat requires minimal groo... 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

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 coat of the Bulldog is close, straight, short,... 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

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

Chinese Crested

There are two very different varieties of the Chin... find out more

Chinese Shar-Pei

The coat of the Chinese Shar-Pei is not very high ... find out more

Chow Chow

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

Clumber Spaniel

Of the hunting breeds, the Clumber Spaniel is the ... find out more

Cocker Spaniel

This breed has a long and flat or wavy coat that r... find out more


This gentle breed makes a great household companio... find out more

Curly coated Retriever

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


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


The Dalmatian requires frequent brushing with a fi... 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

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

English Springer Spaniel

This breed requires regular grooming with a stiff ... find out more

English Toy Spaniel

The English Toy Spaniel has a profuse coat that is... 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 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

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

A medium-sized breed, the Glen of Imaal Terrier is... 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

This is a very responsible and dependable breed, m... find out more

Great Pyrenees

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

Greater Swiss Mountain

The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog has a short double ... find out more


The Greyhound is very gentle and sensitive, and ma... find out more


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


The Havanese is a true delight. They are intellige... 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

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

Irish Water Spaniel

The most distinguishing characteristic of the Iris... find out more

Irish Wolfhound

Affectionate, sweet natured, and well mannered, th... find out more

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound has a very beautiful coat th... find out more

Japanese Chin

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


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

Kerry Blue Terrier

Requiring grooming every six weeks, the Kerry Blue... find out more


The Komondor has very sensitive skin when it comes... find out more


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

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever requires regular grooming w... find out more

Lakeland Terrier

Peppy, spunky, and jolly, this breed does exceptio... 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 coat requires daily brushing and combi... find out more

Manchester Terrier

This breed requires minimal grooming. Occasional b... find out more


The Mastiff requires minimal grooming. Occasional ... find out more

Miniature Bull Terrier

Lively, friendly, yet protective, this breed can b... 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 is a very loyal guardian an... 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 breed is sensitive, affecti... 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

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 a moderate shedder. Therefore, the... find out more

Parson Russell Terrier

The Parson Russell Terrier has two varieties of co... 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

The Plott Hound requires minimal grooming. Occasio... find out more


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

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

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


The Pomeranian is a compact, active toy breed. The... find out more


The Poodle requires extensive grooming. Profession... find out more

Portuguese Cao de

Regular combing and brushing this breed is necessa... find out more


The Pug has a very fine, short, and soft coat. The... find out more


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

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Average shedding, the Rhodesian Ridgeback is easy ... 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's coat is easy to care for. They requir... find out more


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


Average intelligence makes this breed difficult to... 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 requires professional trimmin... 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

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is a double-coated breed. The out... 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

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

Standard Schnauzer

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

Sussex Spaniel

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

Tibetan Mastiff

The Tibetan Mastiff is strong willed and very inte... find out more

Tibetan Spaniel

Commonly referred to as the "Tibbie", this breed i... find out more

Tibetan Terrier

An ancient breed, the Tibetan Terrier is credited ... find out more

Toy Fox Terrier

The Toy Fox Terrier is small, agile, sturdy, and e... find out more


The Vizsla's coat requires very minimal care. They... 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 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


Amiable, docile, yet high energy, the Whippet make... find out more

Wire Fox Terrier

The Wire Fox Terrier does require much grooming, h... find out more

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

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

Yorkshire Terrier

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