Dog Breeds

Searching for the perfect puppy? Browse through our list of Purebred and Designer Dog Breeds and find your perfect match!

long coated white poodle
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affenhuahua dog breed

A mix between a Chihuahua and and Affenpinscher, this breed is petite and energetic. This breed is great for apartments or small households.

affenpinscher dog breed

A happy, loving, mischievous breed. They love people, but do better with an adult family. These dogs are loyal and protective despite their small size.

Afghan Hound
afghan hound dog breed

This ancient breed sports a long silky coat and a thin build. This affectionate pup does well in any size home and family. This breed makes a great loving companion.

Airedale Terrier
airedale terrier dog breed

The largest of the terrier breed, the Airedale Terrier was first bred to catch otters and rats. They are intelligent and outgoing, but not recommended for new dog owners.

akbash dog breed

This rare breed is loyal and intelligent. They are protective of their families and have strong guarding instincts. They require a larger home with ample yard space.

akita dog breed

This large and powerful breed is also affectionate and loving when trained and socialized. Akitas are faithful companions and love their families.

Alaskan Klee Kai

Small, smart, and energetic, this breed resembles a mini Husky. This companion breed is sweet and loyal to their loved ones.

Alaskan Malamute

This dog was built for stamina and strength. The breed is high-energy and requires an experienced pet parent and lots of space to exercise.

American Bulldog

The American Bulldog is affectionate and intelligent breed. This breed can vary in appearance, but that doesn’t stop them from being great family dogs.

American Eskimo

This breed is a lively companion dog. They are active and friendly, they have a fluffy white coat, a sweet expression and black eyes.

American Pit Bull Terrier

A companion and family dog breed. They’re gentle around children. They perform well in dog sports. They shower their humans with affection and love.

American Staffordshire Terrier

This intelligent eager to please dog loves its family. They want nothing more than being around them. They are easily trained and require mental stimulation.


This is a mix between an Australian Shepard and a Corgi. They are playful, energetic and friendly. They do well with all ages and would thrive with a small yard.

aussiedoodle dog breed

A cross between an Aussie and a Poodle. This breed is smart, playful and loyal. They come in standard, mini and toy size. They make great family dogs and do well with children.

aussiepom dog breed

This adorable pooch is a mix between an Australian Shepard and a Pomeranian. They are affectionate and loving, not to mention adorable.

Australian Cattle Dog

An extremely intelligent and sturdy dog. They are herding dogs and love having a job to do. This active breed is not suitable for new dog owners.

Australian Retriever

A cross between an Australian Shepard and a Golden Retriever. They are loyal intelligent and friendly. This breed loves kids and will make a great family dog.

Australian Shepard
australian shepard dog breed

This dog was originally bred to be a herding dog. They make great family dogs if their intelligence and energy are channeled into activities.

Australian Terrier
Australian terrier puppy

Bred to hunt snakes and rodents they are also great watchdogs and companions. They have a compact size and a low-maintenance coat. This breed is great for active apartment dwellers.

basenji puppy

This African breed makes a great loving family pet. They are known to not bark and be very low shedders. They are clever dogs who are also good for first time dog owners.

Basset Hound
basset hound puppy

A laid-back pooch loves people and kids. These dogs are adaptable and relaxed, making them perfect for new pet parents.


Beagles are small, compact and hardy. They are active companions for kids and adults. This hound dog is fun and love, but requires patience with training.


A mix between a Beagle and a Cavalier, this dog is energetic and loyal. They make great family additions and do well in apartments.

Bearded Collie

An excellent family dog, they’re highly affectionate and make good pets for first time owners. They require a good amount of exercise and do well with a yard.

Bedlington Terrier

They excel as companions and in the show ring. They have hunting instincts and a good sense of smell. They do better in a single dog household. Hypoallergenic!

Belgian Malinois

This breed makes a great protection and loving family dog. This dogs are intense and intelligent, they are not suited for inexperienced owners.

bernedoodle dog breed

A clever, goofy and gentle dog. This pup is a mix between a Bernese Mountain Dog and a Poodle, they come in standard, mini and toy sizes.

Bernese Mountain Dog

This swiss mountain dog is a large and sturdy breed. They have a friendly disposition and a highly trainable nature. They are not suited for apartment living

Bichon Frise

Bichons are a cheerful toy breed. They have a fluffy white coat. They are happy companions, and are intelligent and playful. They are hypoallergenic!!

Biewer Terrier
biewer dog breed

This rare breed was created through the occurrence of a recessive gene found in Yorkies. These toy dogs are friendly, energetic and playful. They are hypoallergenic!!

Black Mouth Cur

Fearless and strong, this is a great working dog. They love being around people and are great with older kids. Not suited for new dog owners.


A true companion, they love being at their owners side. They are sensitive and loving. They don’t like being left alone for long hours. They are hypoallergenic!!

Border Collie

These dogs have unlimited energy. They are extremely smart and highly trainable, they excel in dog sports. They need a lot of physical and mental exercise.

Border Terrier

Border Terriers have a powerful drive to dig and hunt. This breed can be aggravating to some, but they make great pets for those who give them pliantly of exercise.


A Russian breed popular across Europe. They are laid-back and they love being around their people. They are great couch potatoes.

Boston Terrier

These pups are gentle companions. They get along with all ages and do well in any type of home. They do need lots of exercise and are very playful.


Boxers are a medium sized breed. This pooch is high-energy, friendly, and easy to groom. They enjoy consistent training and being around their families.


A Boxerdoodle is a mix between a Boxer and a Poodle. They are friendly, playful and smart. Their friendly nature makes them great additions to families.


This a hunting breed, they work more closely to hunters compared to other pointing breeds. This high energy breed makes a versatile family companion.

Brussels Griffon

This is a distinctive and unusual breed. They’re lively and affectionate dogs with a sense of humor. Despite their small size they have have a lot of energy. They adapt well to apartment living.

Bull Terrier

This breed is distinguished by their long, egg-shaped head. They love all members of the household, and do great with children. They don’t like being left alone for long hours, they always want to be where you are.


This gentle companion loves kids. Small walks and nap on the couch are enough for this low-maintenance breed. They make great family members, and are good for new dog owners.


This is a fearless family guardian dog. They are so mellow that they do well with apartment life. They love going on adventures and taking naps on the couch with you.

Cairn Terrier

A small dog breed from Scotland. They are independent, sensible and friendly. They excel at being a family companion and do well in apartments as well as homes.

Cane Corso

This working dog is powerful and athletic. They are best suited for experienced pet parents. They need a large fenced in yard and require a lot of training.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

This type of Corgi has a long tail and a medium length coat. They enjoy spending time with their families. They have a sensible and affectionate nature.

Catahoula Leopard Dog

This breed has a strong work ethic, they require a firm and consistent leader. They are very affectionate but also need lots of exercise.


A mix between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise. These cute dogs make great apartment dogs. This playful companion is able to adapt to just about any living environment.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavaliers are one of the largest toy breed dogs. They are an athletic companion, they enjoy hiking, running and taking trips to the beach. The also make great therapy dogs.


This outgoing and playful pup is a mix between a Cavalier and a Poodle. They are loyal and make great family dogs. This dog loves to play and snuggle on the couch.


This small breed has a big personality. They come in many colors and can have a short or long coat. They make great apartment dogs and they love being around their human.

Chinese Crested

The ultimate couch potato, they have no desire to go anywhere or run around like average dogs. They bond quickly with their human and love following them around. Hypoallergenic!

Chinese Shar-Pei

Known for their short bristly coat and loose hanging skin these dogs are devoted to their family. They require firm consistent training, they have a naturally stubborn nature.


The Chiweenie is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Dachshund. They are loyal compact dogs with a lot of energy. Best suited for small/single member households.


The Chorkie is a mix between a Chihuahua and a Yorkshire Terrier. They are playful and outgoing. They make great apartment dogs and do will with single, or multi person households. They are small and they love attention.

Chow Chow

These aloof dogs almost have a catlike personality. They’re independent, meaning they require patience with training. They do well in apartments so long as they get plenty of exercise.


A cross breed between a Cocker Spaniel and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This breed is friendly, intelligent, and gentle. They are easily trained and quickly form bonds with their people.

cockapoo dog breed

One of the first Designer Breeds, a mix between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle. The Cockapoo is very smart, easily trained, and sheds minimally. This breed is so affectionate that you’ll never fell alone.

Cocker Spaniel
cocker spaniel dog breed

These snuggly dogs love playing with children. They are easily trained and do well in both apartments or homes. They have a cheerful personality, making them a joy to have.

collie dog breed

Collies can either have a smooth coat or a long coat. Either way they make wonderful family dogs as well as herding dogs. They are highly affectionate with their family and do not like being left alone for long.

Coton de Tulear

The Coton is a sweet and cuddly breed with a funny personality. They are smart and can get along with everyone, kids and other dogs included. Cotons are great dogs for new pet owners. Hypoallergenic!


Also known as the wiener dog, the Dachshund can have a smooth, wire, or long hair coat. This companion breed will shower you with love and keep you on your toes.


This is a sleek and athletic breed. They love being included in everything their family does. They have a high amount of energy and therefore need regular exercise.

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

Nicknamed the Gentleman of the terrier family, they’re calm and reserved. As a terrier breed they still love to hunt. They are small and don’t require much exercise. They are hypoallergenic.

Doberman Pinscher

Sporting a sleek and athletic build, this dog is very energetic. They are intelligent and make wonderful family companions as well as guardians.


A mix breed between a Cocker Spaniel and a Dachshund. They are a small/medium size dog. They love being a part of large families, having plenty of people to play with.

Dogo Agentino

A strong and athletic dog, they are both hunters and gentle protectors of their family. They require an experienced owner who will take the time to train them.


This a mix between a Dachshund and a poodle. They are known to be loyal and loving dogs. They do best in a single pet home.

English Cocker Spaniel

This medium sized dog has a cheery disposition. They make good companion dogs. They are adaptable and do well in apartments as long as they get exercise they need.

English Setter

Still used as a hunting dog, English Setters make good companions as well. They love people and other pets. These dogs do not do well in apartments.

English Springer Spaniel

This pup is athletic and versatile. They do great in agility. They need lots of room to run so apartments are not suited for them. They are affectionate family members.

English Toy Spaniel

This breed is quieter than the Cavaliers and they prefer to live with a single person. They are easygoing and don’t mind staying inside. This relaxed dog doesn’t like the excitement of children.

Finnish Lapphund

This herding dog is friendly and gentle. Coming from Finaland they do well in cold climates. They are god with kids and other dogs. They love to play and exercise.

Finnish Spitz

Considered to be a talkative breed, this dog is very playful yet requires consistent training. They need a fenced in yard because they tend to chase people and other dogs as they walk past.

Flat-Coated Retriever

This dog makes for a wonderful therapy dog. If you’re looking for a active breed this dog may be for you. They are not suited for apartments due to their need to run around.

Fox Terrier

This breed makes a good family dog as well as a show dog. These dogs are very intelligent and have lots of energy.

French Bulldog

The Frenchie has become immensely popular in recent years. Great family dogs, these dogs do well in apartments and are suited for new dog owners.


A cross between a French Bulldog and a Boston Terrier. These sturdy dogs are playful and social. They’re easy to travel with and long going places with their families.

German Longhaired Pointer

Also known as the GLP, this dog is gentle and loyal. They do best in homes with a yard and ample space to run around. They make great pets for active singles and families.

German Pinscher

This beautiful dog originated in Germany. They are great working and guard dogs. they also adapt to many living situations. They also require a lot of exercise.

German Shepherd Dog

One of Americas most popular breeds. They are devoted and courageous. They excel at being service, police and military dogs. They are a true faithful companion.

German Shorthaired Pointer

Also known as the GSP, these dogs have a low maintenance coat. This sporting breed needs lots of exercise so apartments might not make the best home.

German Spitz

These attentive dogs have some of the best qualities of any breed. Their small size makes them great apartment dogs. They do good with any size family and household.

Giant Schnauzer

The largest of the Schnauzer breed, Giant Schnauzers are working dogs that are loyal and courageous. Not suited for apartments due to their high energy.

Golden Retriever
golden retriever dog breed

One of Americas favorite pets. This dog is very friendly and tolerant, making them great for kids. They are smart, easy to train, and do well in almost any household.

goldendoodle dog breed

The most popular of the “doodles”. This dog is a cross between a Poodle and a Golden Retriever. This breed is intelligent and tends to be low shedding. They are good for new pet owners.

Great Dane
great dane dog breed

This large breed is known as the gentle giant. They’re sweet and affectionate and do great with children. This huge lap dog is one of the best natured dogs you’ll find.

Great Pyrenees

This fluffy white dog is a great protector of livestock. They’re also make loving companions. They have a strong build and a beautiful thick coat. Their steady temperament makes them good family dogs.

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

This family dog comes from working lines, meaning they enjoy keeping busy. They are a large active breed not suited for new pet owners. They are very playful and affectionate.


This dog can reach speeds of 40-45 miles per hour. They made a name for themselves as racing dogs. They have a sweet gentle nature and don’t like being left alone for long hours.


Don’t mistake this long haired dog for a Shih-Tzu! This small dog makes a great companion, they stick to their owners side. They are a lapdog, and also very energetic and trainable. They do well in dog sports and are eager to please.


This breed is a mix between a Husky and a Poodle. They are intelligent, and full of energy. They do best in multimember households and are very active and sociable.

Ibizan Hound

This is a high energy breed that can also do well in apartments, as long as you meet their exercise needs. If you leave them home for long hours they may become destructive, so make sure they get lots of exercise and long walks.

Irish Setter

This dog was originally a gundog in Ireland. This family dog is friendly, and inquisitive and they have lots of energy.

Irish Terrier

These dogs are super affectionate towards their humans. They might prefer to be the only pet in the house. They need a fair amount of exercise and attention.

Irish Wolfhound

On average this dog is the tallest breed in the world. Due to their size they need lots of room to move around and roam. They make loving companions and even do well with kids.

Italian Greyhound

These athletic dogs adapt well to apartment living. They’re great companions to everyone at home. Their easy to groom coat makes them good for new pet owners. These dogs are very sensitive and need companionship.

Jack Russel Terrier

Jack Russel’s are lively and independent dogs. They’re charming and affectionate yet hard to train. They need experienced pet owners. They need a lot of exercise and firm consistent training.

Japanese Chin

This breed is dainty and elegant, and also playful. They are suited for new pet parents. They love your attention, and in return you’ll have a cuddly easygoing dog.

Japanese Spitz

The Japanese Spitz is a small dog resembling Pomeranians and American Eskimo Dogs. They are smart and easy to train, low maintenance and good with kids. They are protective of their families.


These are people loving dogs, they love participating in family activities. They are alert, lively and smart. They do well in apartments but they have a tendency to bark.

Kerry Blue Terrier

This less-known breed is very friendly with everyone and quick to learn. They may prefer to be the only dog in the household. They make loving and devoted family members.



This dog is a mix between a Maltese and a Lhasa Apso. These dogs tend to be playful and lively. They do well with children.

Kerry Blue Terrier

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