AKC_Dog_Breeds_1_of_2

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    Affenpinscher

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1936.9-11½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Companion dog, watchdog.
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    Afghan Hound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1926.25-27 inches at shoulder; 50-60 lbs.

    Hunting dog; sight hound.
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    Airedale Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1888.23 inches tall at shoulder (less for females).

    Badger/water rat hunter.
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    Akita

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1972.24-28 inches tall at shoulder.

    Bear hunter; guard dog.
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    Alaskan Malamute

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1935.M/F – 25/23 inches tall at shoulder; 85/75 lbs

    Freighting
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    American Eskimo Dog

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1994.Divided into Toy, Miniature or Standard sizeRanging from 9-19 inches tall at shoulder.

    Companion dog
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    • American
    • Foxhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1886.21-25 inches tall at shoulder.

    Fox hunter.
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    American Staffordshire Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1936.17-19 inches tall at shoulder.

    General purpose dog.
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    • American
    • Water Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1940. 15-18 inches tall at shoulder; 25-45 lbs.

    Gundog; retriever.
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    Anatolian Shepherd Dog

    • Working GroupAKC recognized in 1996.M/F – 29/27 inches tall at shoulder; 110-150 / 80-120
    • lbs

    Guardian
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    Australian Cattle Dog

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1980.17-20 inches tall at shoulder.

    Cattle herder, livestock guardian.
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    • Australian
    • Shepherd

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1991.18-23 inches tall at shoulder.

    Sheep herder; farm dog.
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    • Australian
    • Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1960.10-11 inches tall at shoulder.

    Small and sturdy; rodent & snake hunter
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    Basenji

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1944.16-17 inches tall at shoulder; 22-24 lbs.

    Hunter, companion.
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    • Basset
    • Hound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1885.Height should not exceed 14 inches tall at shoulder.

    Hunting dog; trailing dog.
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    Beagle

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1885.Must be 15 inches tall or under.

    Rabbit/hare hunter, family pet.
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    Beauceron

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 2007.24-27½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Sheep herder; livestock guardian.
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    • Bedlington
    • Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1886.Approx. 16 inches at shoulder; 17-23 lbs.

    Mild, gentle, courageous; rat hunter
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    • Belgian
    • Malinois

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1959.22-26 inches tall at shoulder.

    Sheep herder
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    • Belgian
    • Sheepdog

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1912.22-26 inches tall at shoulder.

    Sheep herder; livestock guardian
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    • Belgian
    • Tervuren

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1959.22-26 inches tall at the shoulder.

    Sheep herder
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    • Bernese
    • Mountain Dog

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1937.23-27½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Draft dog; drover; watch dog.
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    • Bichon
    • Frise

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1972.9½ -11½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Companion.
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    • Black
    • and Tan Coonhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1945.23-27 inches tall at shoulder.

    Raccoon hunter.
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    • Black
    • Russian Terrier

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 2004.26-30 inches tall at shoulder.

    Guard/protection dog.
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    Bloodhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1885.23-27 inches tall at shoulder.

    Scent tracker.
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    • Bluetick
    • Coonhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 2009.21-27 inches tall at shoulder; 45-80 lbs.

    Raccoon hunter; small game hunter.
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    • Border
    • Collie

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1995.18-22 inches tall at shoulder.

    Sheep herder.
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    • Border
    • Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1930.Ranging in size from 11½ to 15½ lbs.

    Fox hunter.
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    Borzoi

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1891.M/F: At least 28/26 inches tall at shoulder; 60-105 lbs

    Wolf hunter.
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    • Boston
    • Terrier

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1893.Weight classes: less than 15 lbs, 15-20 lbs, 20-25 lbs.

    Companion.
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    • Bouvier
    • des Flandres

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1931.23½ - 27½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Cattle herder; farm dog.
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    Boxer

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1904.21½ - 25 inches tall at shoulder.

    Large game hunter, guard and companion dog.
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    • Boykin
    • Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 2009.Approx. 14-18 inches tall at shoulder.

    Hunting dog.
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    Briard

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1928. 22-27 inches tall at shoulder.

    Sheep herder; livestock guardian
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    Brittany

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1934.Avg 30-40 lbs; 17½ - 20½ inches at shoulder.

    Bird dog, companion
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    • Brussels
    • Griffon

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1910.8-10 lbs; not to exceed 12 lbs.

    Companion dog, watchdog.
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    • Bull
    • Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1885.21-22 inches tall at shoulder; 50-70 lbs.

    Game sports
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    Bulldog

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1886.Ranging in size from 40-50 lbs.

    Family companion.
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    Bullmastiff

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1934.24-27 inches tall at shoulder; 100-130 lbs.

    Guard dog.
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    • Cairn
    • Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1913.Ideal size about 10 inches at shoulder; 14 lbs.

    Fox/rat/otter hunter.
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    • Caanan
    • Dog

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1997.19-24 inches tall at shoulder; 35-55 lbs.

    Sheep herder.
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    • Cardigan
    • Welsh Corgi

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1935.10.5-12.5 inches tall at shoulder; 25-38 lbs.

    Cattle dog; all-purpose farm dog.
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    • Cavalier
    • King Charles Spaniel

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1995.Avg. 12-13 inches tall at shoulder; 13-18 lbs.

    Companion
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    • Chesapeake
    • Bay Retriever

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1878.Avg 55-80 lbs; 21-26 inches tall at shoulder.

    Water dog; Retriever
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    • Chihuahua
    • - Long Coat

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1904.Not more than 6 pounds.

    Companion dog.
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    • Chihuahua
    • - Smooth Coat

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1904.Not more than 6 pounds.

    Companion dog.
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    • Chinese
    • Crested

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1991. Ideal size is 11-13 inches tall at shoulder.

    Companion; ratter.
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    • Chinese
    • Shar-Pei

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1992.18-20 inches tall at shoulder; 45-60 lbs.

    Hunting; guarding.
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    • Chow
    • Chow

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1903.17-20 inches tall at shoulder.

    Hunter; guard dog
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    • Clumber
    • Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1884. 17-20 inches tall at shoulder; 55-85 lbs.

    Gundog.
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    • Cocker
    • Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1878.Avg 13½ - 15½ inches at shoulder.

    Family pet, hunting dog.
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    • Collie
    • - Rough

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1885.22-26 inches tall at shoulder; 50-75 lbs.

    Herder; drover.
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    • Collie
    • - Smooth

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1885.22-26 inches tall at shoulder; 50-75 lbs.

    Herder; drover.
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    • Curly-Coated
    • Retriever

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1924. 23-27 inches tall at shoulder.

    Water dog; retriever
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    Dalmatian

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1888.19-23 inches tall at shoulder.

    Coach dog; guardian
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    • Dandie
    • Dinmont Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1886.8-10 inches tall at shoulder; 18-24 lbs.

    Vermin hunter.
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    • Doberman
    • Pinscher

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1908.24-28 inches tall at shoulder.

    Guardian, family companion.
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    • Dogue
    • de Bordeaux

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 2008.23-27 inches tall at shoulder; at least 99 lbs."Dogue" meaning Mastiff in French.

    Guardian; hunter.
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    • English
    • Cocker Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1946.15-17 inches tall at shoulder; 26-34 lbs.

    Hunting dog.
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    • English
    • Foxhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1909.Ideal size 24 inches tall at shoulder.

    Fox hunter.
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    • English
    • Setter

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1884. Ideal size: 24-25 inches tall at shoulder.

    Bird dog.
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    • English
    • Springer Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1910.Avg 40-50 lbs; 19-20 inches tall at shoulder.

    Gun dog, versatile competitor
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    • English
    • Toy Spaniel

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1886.Ranging in size from 8-14 lbs.

    Companion dog.
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    • Field
    • Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1894. Ideal size: 17-18 inches tall at shoulder.One of the rarest spaniel breeds (nearly went extinct)

    Hunting dog.
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    • Finnish
    • Spitz

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1991.15½ - 20 inches tall at shoulder.

    Bird hunter.
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    • Flat-Coated
    • Retriever

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1915. Ideal size: 22-24½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Hunting dog.
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    • French
    • Bulldog

    Non-Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1898.Must weigh 28 pounds or less.

    Companion.
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    • German
    • Pinscher

    • Working GroupAKC recognized in 2003.Ideal size: 17-20 inches tall at the high point of
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    Watchdog; companion
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    • German
    • Shepherd

    Herding GroupAKC recognized in 1908.22-26 inches tall at shoulder.

    Herding, police work.
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    • German
    • Shorthaired Pointer

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1930.Avg. 55-70 lbs; 23-25 inches tall at shoulder.

    Gun dog, family pet
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    • German
    • Wirehaired Pointer

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1959. Ideal size: 22-26 inches tall at shoulder.

    Hunting dog.
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    • Giant
    • Schnauzer

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1930.23½ - 27½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Cattle driver.
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    • Glen
    • of Imaal Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 2004.12½ - 14 inches tall at shoulder.

    Fox hunter, vermin chaser.
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    • Golden
    • Retriever

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1925.Avg. 55-75 lbs.

    Devoted companions, hunting dog.
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    • Gordon
    • Setter

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1884. 23-27 inches tall at shoulder; 45-80 lbs.

    Gundog.
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    • Great
    • Dane

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1887.M/F - Min. 30/28 inches tall at shoulder.

    Boar hunter; estate guard dog
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    • Great
    • Pyrenees

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1933.25-32 inches tall at shoulder.

    Protector of sheep.
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    • Greater
    • Swiss Mountain Dog

    Working GroupAKC recognized in 1995.23½ - 28½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Cattle driver.
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    Greyhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1885.60-70 pounds.

    Hare hunter.
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    Harrier

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1885.18-22 inches tall at shoulder.

    Hare hunter.
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    Havanese

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1996.8½ - 11½ inches tall at shoulder.

    Companion.
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    • Ibizan
    • Hound - Short coat

    • Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1978.22½ - 27½ inches tall at shoulder.Wire-haired can be 1-3 in. length with possible
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    Sight hound.
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    • Irish
    • Red and White Setter

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 2009. 22½ - 26 inches tall at shoulder.

    Gundog.
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    • Irish
    • Setter

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1878.Avg. 60-70 lbs; 25-27 inches tall at shoulder.

    Bird dog, show dog.
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    • Irish
    • Terrier

    Terrier GroupAKC recognized in 1885. Avg. 18 inches tall at shoulder; approx. 25-27 lbs.

    Vermin hunter; farm dog.
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    • Irish
    • Water Spaniel

    Sporting GroupAKC recognized in 1884. 21-24 inches tall at shoulder; 45-65 lbs.

    Water dog.
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    • Irish
    • Wolfhound

    Hound GroupAKC recognized in 1897.Ideal size 30-34 inches tall at shoulder.

    Irish elk/wolf hunter, family companion
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    • Italian
    • Greyhound

    Toy GroupAKC recognized in 1886.13-15 inches tall at shoulder.

    Companion, small game hunter
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