Dog Breed Information. Dog Breed Encyclopedia

A dog for each person: There are more than two thousand dog breeds in the world and our dog breed encyclopedia has them separated according to their use. Dog Breed information come about in order to identify the tasks of each breed, however nowadays most of them are company dogs.Herding breeds are very useful, like the German and Belgian Shepherd. These breeds were developed in certain areas which gives it their name, and also many different kinds. While herding has diminished in the last decades, they are commonly used in detecting drugs and rescue work.

The Spitz type of dog; like theHusky, are very hard to train due to their extraordinary independence. They are strong dogs, specially theSamoyed,Alaskan MalamuteandHuskies.

Terriers are rodent hunters, which due to social changes have

Alaskan Malamute

Siberian Husky

Basset hound

Labrador Retriever




German Shepherd


Belgian Shepherd

Bull Terrier


English Bulldog






King Charles Spaniel

Saint Bernard



Chow Chow

Irish Setter

Cocker Spaniel

Shar Pei


American Staffordshire Terrier


Yorkshire Terrier



Deutsche Dogge

West Highland White Terrier

Fox Terrier


Afghan Hound

Golden Retriever

Spanish Hound

become company dogs. These active breeds will have the instinct to dig, which can be solved by giving them place to do it.

Hunt dogs usually have a short, bicolor or tricolor coat and an athletic build. The hounds, like the Saint Hubert, hunt by their sense of smell. The dogs that are most used for hunting, which are bred to track, show and retrieve the prey. Include the Spaniels, Setters, Retrievers and Pointers.

Retrieve dogs are specially used to find the prey and bring it back. The lifters are the dogs that get close enough to the live prey to scare it and have it run so the hunter can have a clear shot. The most outstanding being theGolden Retrieverand theLabradoralong with theCockerand Springer Spaniel. The original company dogs are the Maltese,Canishe, Lhasa Apso, Chihuahua,King Charles SpanielandCarline.

The Afghan Dog

The Basenji Dog

The Basset Dog

The Brichon Frise Dog

The Borzoi Dog

The Briard Dog

The Boxer Dog

The English Bulldog

The Bullterrier Dog

The Poodle

The Chihuahua Dog

The Chow Chow Dog

The Cocker Spaniel Dog

The Long Bearded Collie

The Border Collie Dog

The Long Haired Collie

The Welsh Corgi Dog

The Dalmatian Dog

The Doberman Dog

The Argentine Dogo

The Greyhound Dog

The Great Dane Dog

The Brussels Griffon Dog

The Keeshond Dog

The Whippet Dog

The Irish Whippet Dog

The Lhasa Apso Dog

The Pomeranian Lulu

The German Shepherd

The Belgian Shepherd

Old English Shepherd

The Zetlander Shepherd

The Beagle Dog

The Pekinese Dog

The Pyrenees Dog

The Dachshund Dog

The Pointer Dog

The Flat Hair Retriever

The Labrador Retriever

The Golden Retriever

Rhodesia Ridgeback

The Rottweiler Dog

The Saluku Dog

The Samoyed Dog

The Saint Bernard Dog

The Gordon Setter Dog

The English Setter Dog

The Irish Setter Dog

The Shar-Pei Dog

The Shih Tzu Dog

King Charles Spaniel

The Terranova Dog

West Highland Terrier

The Airedale Terrier Dog

The Boston Terrier Dog

The Yorkshire Terrier

The Scottish Terrier Dog

The Jack Russell Terrier

The Hungarian Vizsla

The Weimaraner Dog

List of Dog Breeds

Airedale Terrier


Alaskan Malamute

Basset Hound



Bouviers Des Flandres


German Shorthaired Pointer

Bull Terrier

English Bulldog




American Cocker

Cocker Spaniel

Rough Collie



German Dogo

Argentinean Dogo

Canary Dogo

German Wirehaired Pointer

Epagneul Breton

Fox Terrier

Afghan Hound

Spanish Greyhound

Golden Retriever

Siberian Husky

Labrador Retriever

Lhasa Apso

Bichon Maltese

Pyrenean Mastiff

Spanish Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff

Pyrenean Mountain Dog

German Shepherd

Catalan Shepherd

Briard Shepherd

Spanish Water Dog

Ibiza Hound





Saint Bernard

Standard Schnauzer

Giant Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer

Scottish Terrier

English Setter

Irish Setter

Shar Pei

Shih Tzu

American Staffordshire Terrier

Staffordshire Terrier


Belgian Shepherd Dog

West Highland White Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

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