This page contains the links for all recognized dog breeds ordered alphabetically for your convenience. The breeds listed on these pages may contain: Purebreds, Hybrids, and Mixed Breed Dogs, Dog Information and Pictures. Understanding a dog’s physical and personal characteristics help you to choose the right dog breed for you and your family. It will increase the peace and happiness of your dog as well. Dogs will feel happier when they fulfill a need for their owner. To choose the right dog breed is essential to get the most out of your dog and make him or her to have a happier more purposeful life. As always feel free to ask us any specific information about a certain puppy or dog breed. We will get back to you shortly.
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter A
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter B
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter C
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter D
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter E
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter F
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter G
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter H
- Dog Breeds starting with Letters I – J
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter K
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter L
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter M
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter N
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter O – P – R
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter S
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter T
- Dog Breeds starting with Letter V – W – Y
What Is The Meaning Of A Dog Breed?
A breed can be defined as a group of domestic animals with a similar appearance, behavior, and other characteristics that distinguish it from other animals of the same species. When we apply this description to dogs, here is what we get. Dog breeds can be defined as groups of closely related and domestic dogs shows visibly similar characteristics, having characteristic traits that are selected and maintained by humans, bred from a known foundation stock. In order to consider a type of group of dogs a dog breed, they should be represented by a significant number of members to stably transfer its specific genetic characteristics over generations. Dogs from the same breed should have similar characteristics of appearance and behavior. Dog Breeds sometimes can be mistaken by dog groups, but dog breeds and dog groups have very different meanings. In simple terms, dogs with similar genetics, behaviour, characteristics and look form the dog breeds and dog breeds with many familarities and characteristics form dog groups or dog breed groups.
What Is The Meaning Of A Dog Breed Group?
A Dog Breed Group can be described as a categorization of related dogs breed by an organization, used to organize the showing of dogs. For Dogs, Kennel clubs define the breed of the dogs and makes the decision of what dog breeds can be included or be part of dog breed groups. There are many different domestic or international dog kennel clubs so are the dog breed groups defined uniquely by each of them using the classification method chosen by the dog authorities. With the use of dog breed groups, dog breeds can easily be organized for international competitions and can be compared with dogs across the world.
Most Popular Dog Breed Groups
Each International dog kennel group can have their own dog breed group classifications. this is very normal and common. Among the international Dog Kennel Clubs, American Kennel Club (AKC) is one of the most recognized kennel clubs in the world. AKC classifies the dog breed groups into 7 Main categories. The below list contains the names links to the dog breed group pages where you can find the list of dog breeds inluded in each of them, breed characteristics, care tips, size, health and temperament information and pictures for these dog breeds.
American Kennel Club AKC recognized Breed Groups:
- Hound Group Dogs
- Sporting Group Dogs
- Working Group Dogs
- Toy (Miniature) Group Dogs
- Non-Sporting Group Dogs
- Herding Group Dogs
- Terrier Group Dogs