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Dog breeds are "grouped" by type or historical purpose. Learn what makes a Basenji not a Beagle, which breeds are best with kids or for high-rise city living (and why that is not a Border Collie), and get professional information on personal protection and guard breeds.




Herding, Pastoral, Flock Guardian

They move and they gather and faithfully guard

Cattle and sheep - and the kids in the yard.

Browse All Herding Breeds

Hound, Scenthound, Sighthound

By sight or by scent, to tree or to ground,

There's nothing as sweet as the voice of a hound.

Browse All Hound Breeds

Non-Sporting, Utility

Hunter or herder or boat dog of Norse,

His job of today is the family of course!

Browse All Non-Sporting & Utility Breeds

Primitive & Pariah

Old as the dingo, wild as the wind,

Wise as Coyote, man's very first friend.

Browse All Primitive & Pariah Breeds

Sporting, Gun Dog

Pointer, Retriever, Spaniel or Setter

On water or land, he's a hunter's go-getter!

Browse Sporting & Gundog Breeds


Scruffy or smooth, placid he's not,

As fearless and faithful as Britain begot.

Browse Terrier Breeds

Toy, Companion

A Toy is a toy, a companion and more,

He's a treasure, a joy, made just to adore

Browse Companion & Toy Breeds

Working, Guardian

A watchman at night, companion by day

Commanding in presence at work or at play

Browse Working & Guard Breeds

Miscellaneous or Rare

Oh shower us not with gems so rare,

Just give us instead - a diamond with hair!

Browse Rare or Non-registered Breeds





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