American Rare Breed Association
The American Rare Breed Association or ARBA is a national dog association of the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

, based in Cheltenham, Prince George's County, Maryland
Prince George's County, Maryland
Prince George's County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland, immediately north, east, and south of Washington, DC. As of 2010, it has a population of 863,420 and is the wealthiest African-American majority county in the nation....

. The club was formed to register, show, educate and promote the breeding
Dog breeding
Dog breeding is the practice of mating selected specimens with the intent to maintain or produce specific qualities and characteristics.Dogs reproduce without human interference, so their offsprings' characteristics are determined by natural selection. Domestic dogs may be intentionally bred by...

 of uncommon dog breed
Dog breed
Dog breeds are groups of closely related and visibly similar domestic dogs, which are all of the subspecies Canis lupus familiaris, having characteristic traits that are selected and maintained by humans, bred from a known foundation stock....

s. ARBA handles breeds recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Fédération Cynologique Internationale is an international federation of kennel clubs based in Thuin, Belgium. The English language translation, World Canine Organisation, is not often used.Its goals are described in Article 2 of their regulations:...

 or by its own board of directors that are not yet recognized by the American Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
The American Kennel Club is a registry of purebred dog pedigrees in the United States. Beyond maintaining its pedigree registry, this kennel club also promotes and sanctions events for purebred dogs, including the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, an annual event which predates the official...



Some of the ARBA's services include
  • Registering Rare Dog Breeds
  • Conforming Rare Dog Breed Shows
  • Seminars For Judges
  • Conforming Dog Shows
  • Public Awareness & Education
  • Giving Obedience and Championship Titles
  • Canine Citizenship Program


  • American Hairless Terrier
    American Hairless Terrier
    The American Hairless Terrier is a breed of dog that was formerly considered a variant of Rat Terrier. As of January 1, 2004, the United Kennel Club deemed the AHT a separate terrier breed...

  • Bolognese
    Bolognese (dog)
    The Bolognese is a small breed of dog of the Bichon type, originating in Italy. The name refers to the northern Italian city of Bologna.-Appearance:...

  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
    The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small breed of Spaniel-type dog, and is classed as a toy dog by most kennel clubs. It is one of the most popular breeds in the United Kingdom. Since 2000, it has been growing in popularity in the United States. It is a smaller breed of spaniel, and Cavalier...

  • Coton de Tulear
    Coton de Tulear
    The Coton de Tuléar is a small breed of dog. It is named for the city of Tuléar in Madagascar and for its cotton-like coat.-Appearance:Multiple registries with differing standards describe the Coton de Tuléar, but in general, it has very soft hair, comparable to a cotton ball, a prominent black...

  • Danish/Swedish Farm Dog
    Danish/Swedish Farm Dog
    Dansk/svensk gårdshund is a breed of dog that has its origin in Denmark and Sweden, but now has become popular all over Scandinavia...

  • English Toy Terrier
  • Havanese
    The Havanese is a dog breed of the Bichon type, developed from the now extinct Blanquito de la Habana . The Blanquito descended from the also now extinct Bichon Tenerife, which was introduced to the Canary Islands by the Cubans...

  • Kyi-Leo
    The Kyi-Leo is a small yet sturdy rare dog breed.-History:It was first introduced in the 1950s in the San Francisco Bay area by the accidental crossing of a Maltese and a Lhasa Apso. This produced a type of dog that caught the attention of several individuals. The most notable was Mrs...

  • Löwchen
    The Löwchen is a breed of dog that once had the dubious distinction, like the Portuguese Water Dog and the Havanese, of being the rarest dog in the world. Even today, the breed generally has fewer than a few hundred new registrations each year worldwide.-Appearance:The Lowchen is a breed with a...

  • Moscow Toy Terrier
  • Mini-Pei
  • Toy Fox Terrier
    Toy Fox Terrier
    The Toy Fox Terrier is a small terrier breed of dog, directly descended from the larger Fox Terrier but considered a separate breed.-Appearance:...

  • Russian Tsventnaya Bolonka


  • Akbash Dog
    Akbash Dog
    The Akbash Dog is native to western Turkey in the region known as the Akbaş, and it is primarily used as a livestock guardian dog.-History:...

  • Appenzeller Sennenhund
    Appenzeller Sennenhund
    The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a medium-size breed of dog, one of the four regional breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps. The name Sennenhund refers to people called Senn, herders in the Swiss Alps...

  • Australian Kelpie
    Australian Kelpie
    The Kelpie is an Australian sheep dog successful at mustering and droving with little or no command guidance. They are medium-sized dogs and come in a variety of colours...

  • Beauceron
    The Beauceron is a guard dog and herding dog breed falling into the working dog category whose origins lie in the plains of Northern France. The Beauceron is also known as Berger de Beauce or Bas Rouge .-Appearance:This breed stands 61 to 70 cm in height and weighs 30 to 45 kg The...

  • Bergamasco
  • Cão da Serra de Aires
    Cão da Serra de Aires
    The Cão da Serra de Aires is a medium sized breed of dog of the herding dog type, and is one of the indigenous regional dogs of Portugal. Called the Portuguese Sheepdog in English, the original name refers to the Serra de Aires, a range of hills or mountains marking the boundary between Ribatejo...

  • Cao de Castro Laboreiro
    Cão de Castro Laboreiro
    The Cão de Castro Laboreiro, or Dog from Castro Laboreiro, or Portuguese Cattle Dog or Portuguese Watch Dog, is a dog breed of the livestock guardian dog type, originating from Castro Laboreiro in the northern mountains of Portugal....

  • Cão Fila de São Miguel
    Cão Fila de São Miguel
    The Cão de Fila de São Miguel is a dog breed of molosser type originating on São Miguel Island in the Azores, an island chain which is one of the autonomous regions of Portugal...

  • Catalan Sheepdog
    Catalan Sheepdog
    The Catalan sheepdog is a breed of Catalan pyrenean dog used as a sheepdog. The dog is bred in Europe, especially in Catalonia, Finland, Germany, and Sweden.-Appearance:...

  • Dutch Shepherd Dog
    Dutch Shepherd Dog
    The Dutch Shepherd Dog is a breed of dog. The breed is an old herding breed of Dutch origin. In the old days shepherds and farmers needed a versatile dog, a jack-of-all-trades, with few demands and adapted to the harsh and meager existence of that time....

  • English Shepherd
    English Shepherd
    The English Shepherd is an extremely versatile breed of working dog of the collie lineage, developed in the United States from farm dogs brought by English and Scottish settlers to early America. The English Shepherd is a highly intelligent, practical all-around farm dog, being used as a herding...

  • Entlebucher Sennenhund
  • King Shepherd
    King Shepherd
    The king shepherd is cross-bred dog developed in the 1990s using three different dog breeds.-Description:The build of this dog is slightly muscular, long, and robust; the structure is solid. The head is in good proportion with the body and moderately wide between the eyes. The forehead is slightly...

  • Catahoula Leopard Dog
    Catahoula Leopard Dog
    The Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog or Catahoula cur is an American dog breed. It is named after Catahoula Parish in the state of Louisiana in the United States. The Catahoula is believed to have occupied North America the next longest after the dogs descended from Native American-created breeds...

  • Belgian Laekenois
  • Maremma Sheepdog
    Maremma Sheepdog
    The Maremma Sheepdog, in Italian Cane da pastore Maremmano-Abruzzese, usually referred to as just Maremmano, is a breed of livestock guardian dog indigenous to central Italy, particularly to Abruzzo and the Maremma region of Tuscany and Lazio. It has been used for centuries by Italian shepherds to...

  • Mudi
    The Mudi is a rare herding breed of dog from Hungary.- Appearance :Mudis usually weigh and stand high at the withers. The coat is medium wavy or curly, with short hair on the face and legs. The accepted colors are black, ash, brown, white, fawn, and black merle...

  • Miniature Australian Shepherd
    Miniature Australian Shepherd
    The Miniature Australian Shepherd was developed by breeding smaller Australian Shepherds for the desired size. Miniature Australian Shepherds are rapidly increasing in popularity among those interested in a compact dog with a strong work ethic. They are especially popular in dog agility, and do...

  • Picardy Shepherd
  • Polish Lowland Sheepdog
    Polish Lowland Sheepdog
    The Polish Lowland Sheepdog , is a medium sized, shaggy-coated, sheep dog breed native to Poland.-Appearance:The PON is a muscular, thick-coated dog. The double coat can be of any color or pattern; white, gray, and brown are most common, with black, gray, or brown markings. It is common for colors...

  • Pyrenean Shepherd
    Pyrenean Shepherd
    The Pyrenean Shepherd is a medium-small breed of dog native to the Pyrenees mountains in southern France and northern Spain, bred since at least medieval times for herding livestock, especially sheep...

  • Pumi (dog)
    Pumi (dog)
    The Pumi is a medium-small terrier-type breed of sheep dog from Hungary.-History:The Pumi has been used as a "general farm dog", shepherding not only sheep but also cows and pigs, and also for catching small rodents. It originated in the 17th or 18th century, when shepherding terriers were brought...

  • Romanian Carpathian Shepherd Dog
  • Shiloh Shepherd
  • Slovensky Cuvac
  • South Russian Ovtcharka
  • White German Shepherd Dog


  • Alaskan Klee Kai
    Alaskan Klee Kai
    The Alaskan Klee Kai is a northern breed of dog of spitz type. The term "Klee Kai" was derived from Alaskan Athabaskan words meaning "small dog"...

  • Canaan Dog
    Canaan Dog
    The Canaan dog is a Canaanite breed of dog which may have existed in the eastern Mediterranean seaboard for millennia, as referenced in ancient sculptures.-Appearance:...

  • Canadian Eskimo Dog
    Canadian Eskimo Dog
    The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an Arctic breed of dog , which is often considered to be North America’s oldest and rarest remaining purebred indigenous domestic canine. Other names include Qimmiq...

  • Carolina Dog
    Carolina Dog
    The Carolina Dog, or American Dingo, is a landrace or naturally selected type of dog which was discovered living as a wild dog or free roaming dog by Dr Lehr.J. Brisbin. CDs are now bred and kept in captive collections or packs. They were discovered during the 1970s living in isolated stretches...

  • Chinook
    Chinook (dog)
    The Chinook is a rare dog breed of sleddog type, developed in the New England region of the United States in the early 20th century. They are recognized as the "New Hampshire State Dog."-Appearance:...

  • Dingo
    The Australian Dingo or Warrigal is a free-roaming wild dog unique to the continent of Australia, mainly found in the outback. Its original ancestors are thought to have arrived with humans from southeast Asia thousands of years ago, when dogs were still relatively undomesticated and closer to...

  • Eurasier
    The Eurasier, sometimes referred to as Eurasian, is a breed of dog of spitz type that originated in Germany. It is widely known as a wonderful companion that maintains its own personality, has a dignified reserve to strangers, a strong bond to its family and that is relatively easy to...

  • Finnish Lapphund
    Finnish Lapphund
    The Finnish Lapphund is a hardy, easy going, medium-size breed of Spitz type. Traditionally it has been used for herding reindeer. Although it is one of the most popular dog breeds in its native country, Finland, it is not very numerous outside of the Nordic countries.-Appearance:-Type:The Finnish...

  • German Spitz
    German Spitz
    German Spitz is used to refer to both a breed of dog and category or type of dog. Several modern breeds have been developed from the German Spitz, and are either registered as separate breeds or as varieties of German Spitz. All the German Spitz type dogs are dogs of the Spitz type of German origin...

  • Greenland Dog
    Greenland Dog
    The Greenland Dog is a large breed of husky-type dog kept as a sled dog and for hunting polar bear and seal. This is an ancient breed, thought to be directly descended from dogs brought to Greenland by the first Inuit settlers.-Appearance:The Greenland Dog is a powerful, heavy-built dog...

  • Hokkaido
    Hokkaido (dog)
    The is a breed of dog. Other names for the breed include Ainu-ken and Seta. In Japan, its name is sometimes shortened to Dō-ken. The Hokkaido is native to the prefecture of the same name in Japan.-Appearance:...

  • Icelandic Sheepdog
    Icelandic Sheepdog
    The Icelandic sheepdog is a breed of dog of spitz type originating from the dogs brought to Iceland by the Vikings. It is of similar type to the Norwegian Buhund and to the ancestor of the modern Shetland sheepdog and Welsh corgi. They are still commonly used to herd sheep in the Icelandic...

  • Japanese Spitz
    Japanese Spitz
    The is a small to medium breed of dog of the Spitz type. The Japanese Spitz is a companion dog and pet. There are varying standards around the world as to the ideal size of the breed, but they are always larger than their smaller cousins, the Pomeranian. They were developed in Japan in the 1920s...

  • Jamthund
    The Jämthund, also called the Swedish Elkhound, is a breed of dog of the Spitz type that are found in Northern Europe. The Jämthund is eponymous to Jämtland, a province in the middle of Sweden. The dog is described as having a wolf-like appearance....

  • Jindo Dog
  • Kai Ken
    Kai Ken
    The is a breed of dog that hails from Japan where it is a natural monument and has been bred for centuries. It is an extremely rare dog even in its native land and is related to the Japanese Spitz dog type.-Appearance:...

  • Karelian Bear Dog
    Karelian Bear Dog
    The Karelian Bear Dog is a Finnish or Karelian breed of dog. In its home country, it is regarded as a national treasure. KBD will hunt any kind of animal. Its quick reflexes and fearless nature have made it very popular for hunting aggressive game, including bear, moose, and wild boar...

  • Kishu Ken
  • New Guinea Singing Dog
    New Guinea Singing Dog
    The New Guinea Singing Dog is a wild dog once found throughout New Guinea. New Guinea Singing Dogs are named for their unique howl....

  • Norrbottenspets
    The Norbottenspets is a breed of dog of the spitz type. It is an ancient breed whose original purpose was a farm and hunting dog but has recently became more popular as a companion dog. The Norrbottenspets is used to hunt wood grouse, black grouse, capercaillie and hazel grouse, but also fox,...

  • Norwegian Buhund
    Norwegian Buhund
    The Norwegian Buhund is a breed of dog of the spitz type. It is closely related to the Icelandic Sheepdog and the Jämthund. The name Buhund is derived from the Norwegian word "bu" which means farm, homestead or mountain hut, where the shepherd lived while looking after his herd in the summer...

  • Norwegian Lundehund
    Norwegian Lundehund
    The Norwegian Lundehund is a small dog breed of the Spitz type that originates from Norway. Its name is composed of the prefix Lunde, from the Norwegian lundefugl , and the suffix hund, meaning dog...

  • Russo-European Laika
    Laika (dog breed)
    Laika refers to a type of hunting dog of Northern Russia and Russian Siberia, and is a generic name for several breeds.-The Laika breeds in international terminology:Fédération Cynologique Internationale uses the word Laika in the names of...

  • Peruvian Inca Orchid
  • Portuguese Podengo
    Portuguese Podengo
    The Portuguese Podengo is an ancient multi-sensory hound breed of dog from Portugal. The Podengo comes in three sizes that are not interbred - small , medium and large , each size with two hair coats and its own unique temperament.All three sizes love to hunt, its tradition in their native...

  • Sanshu
    Sanshū or Sanshu may refer to:*Sanshu, Huai'an , town in Huaiyin District, Huai'an, Jiangsu, China*Yamashiro Province, or *Mikawa Province, or *Sanuki Province, or...

  • Swedish Vallhund
    Swedish Vallhund
    The Swedish vallhund is a breed of dog. It is believed that the Swedish vallhund distinguished itself during the age of Vikings, more than 1,000 years ago. Known as the "Viking dog", the vallhund were bred to herd cattle, catch vermin , and guard the home...

  • Swedish Lapphund
    Swedish Lapphund
    The Swedish Lapphund is a breed of dog of the Spitz type from Sweden, one of three Lapphund breeds developed from a type of dog used by the Sami people for herding and guarding their reindeer....

  • Thai Ridgeback
    Thai Ridgeback
    The Thai Ridgeback is an ancient breed of dog. The breed was formerly unknown outside of Thailand, but is gaining notice in the Western world. The Thai Ridgeback is one of only three breeds that has a ridge of hair that runs along its back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat...

  • Xoloitzcuintli


  • Anglo Francais Tricolor
  • Azawakh
    The Azawakh is a sighthound dog breed from Africa.-Appearance:Morphology is very similar to that of the Middle Eastern and South Indian sight hounds, all swift, high-bred coursing hounds, although there are several obvious differences. For example, a short, flat back combined with long legs place...

  • Basset Artésien Normand
    Basset Artésien Normand
    The Basset artésien normand is a short legged hound type dog developed in France. The word Basset refers to short legged hounds.-History:...

  • Basset Bleu de Gascogne
    Basset Bleu de Gascogne
    The Basset Bleu de Gascogne , also known as the Blue Gascony Basset, is a long-backed, short legged breed of dog of the hound type. A breed with origins in the Middle Ages which descends from the Grand Bleu de Gascogne however it nearly went extinct around the early 19th century and its saviour was...

  • Basset Fauve de Bretagne
    Basset Fauve de Bretagne
    The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a short legged hunting breed of dog of the scent hound type, originally from Brittany, a historical kingdom of France.-Appearance:...

  • Basset Griffon Vendéen (Grand)
    Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
    The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a long-backed, short legged hunting breed of dog of the hound type, originating in the Vendée region of France. They are still used today to hunt boar, deer, and to track rabbit and hare, but are more commonly kept as a domestic pet.They are pack dogs, so owners...

  • Basset Griffon Vendéen (Petit)
    Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen
    The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen , or PBGV, is a breed of dog of the scent hound type, bred to trail hares in bramble filled terrain of the Vendée district of France.-Appearance:...

  • Batard
  • Black Forest Hound
  • Briquet Griffon Vendeen
    Briquet Griffon Vendéen
    A Briquet Griffon Vendéen is a breed of hunting dog originating in France. Prior to the first World War it was bred down in size by the Comte d’Elva from the Grand Griffon Vendéen, a descendant of the Canis Segusius used by the Gauls...

  • Bruno de Jura
  • Chart Polski
    Chart Polski
    The Polish Greyhound is a Polish sighthound breed. It is known as the Polish Greyhound, although it is not a direct relative of the Greyhound dog.-Appearance:...

  • Cirneco dell'Etna
    Cirneco dell'Etna
    The Cirneco dell'Etna is a small breed of dog originally from Sicily. This hound was historically used to hunt rabbits and can work for hours without food or water. The breed also has a keen sense of smell and is primarily built for endurance over harsh terrain such as that of Mount Etna...

  • Drever
    The Drever is a breed of dog, a short-legged scenthound from Sweden used for hunting deer and other game. The Drever is descended from the Westphalian Dachsbracke, a type of German hound called Bracke...

  • Fauve de Bretagne
  • Grand Anglo-Francais
  • Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
    Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
    The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a long-backed, short legged hunting breed of dog of the hound type, originating in the Vendée region of France. They are still used today to hunt boar, deer, and to track rabbit and hare, but are more commonly kept as a domestic pet.They are pack dogs, so owners...

  • Grand Bleu de Gascogne
    Grand Bleu de Gascogne
    The Grand Bleu de Gascogne Is a breed of dog of the scenthound type, originating in France and used for hunting in packs. Today's breed is the descendant of a very old type of large hunting dog, and is an important breed in the ancestry of many other hounds.- Appearance :The Grand Bleu de Gascogne...

  • Griffon Nivernais
    Griffon Nivernais
    The Griffon Nivernais is a breed of dog of the scenthound type, originating in France, and is a versatile hunting dog, used on small and large game, in packs or individually...

  • Hamilton Hound
  • Hanoverian Schweisshund
  • Hellenic Hound
  • Istarski Oštrodlaki Gonič
    Istarski Ostrodlaki Gonic
    The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound is a dog breed from Croatia, developed in the mid-19th century for hunting fox and rabbit. It is a rough-coated scent hound still kept primarily as a hunting dog rather than as a pet.-Appearance:...

  • Kirhiz
  • Magyar Agar
    Magyar Agar
    The Magyar agár is a dog breed. It is also called a Hungarian greyhound, although this is somewhat of a misnomer. The Magyar agár is not descended from the greyhound and is not known as a "greyhound" in its country of origin. A more proper alternative name would be Hungarian gazehound or Hungarian...

  • Montenegrin Mountain Hound
  • Mountain Cur
    Mountain Cur
    The Mountain Cur is a type of working dog that are bred specifically for treeing and trailing small game, like squirrel and raccoons. They're also used for hunting and baying big game like bear and wild boar as well as being just an all-purpose farm dog. Curs are a member of the Hound group, and...

  • Ogar Polski
  • Petit Bleu de Gascogne
    Petit Bleu de Gascogne
    The Petit Bleu de Gascogne Is a breed of dog of the scenthound type, originating in France and used for hunting in packs. Today's breed is the descendant of a very old type of large hunting dog...

  • Plott Hound
    Plott Hound
    The Plott Hound is a large scent hound, specifically a coonhound, originally bred for hunting boar.- Description :The Plott Hound is one of the least known breeds of dog in the United States, even though they are the state dog of North Carolina....

  • Podengo Canario
  • Poitevin (dog)
  • Porcelaine
    The Porcelaine is a breed of dog originating from France. It is believed to be the oldest of the French scent hounds. Its alternate name is the Chien de Franche-Comté, named after a French region bordering Switzerland...

  • Posavski Gonič
  • Rastreador Brasileiro
    Rastreador Brasileiro
    The Rastreador Brasileiro is a large breed of dog from Brazil, first recognised by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 1967, but an outbreak of disease, compounded by an overdose of insecticide, wiped out the breed's entire breeding stock...

  • Redbone Coonhound
    Redbone Coonhound
    The Redbone Coonhound is a breed of dog, which is widely used for hunting bear, raccoon, and cougar. Their agility allows them to be used for hunting from swamplands to mountains and some can be used as water dogs...

  • Redtick Coonhound
  • Sabueso Hound
  • Schiller Hound
  • Sloughi
    The Sloughi is a North African breed of dog, specifically a member of the sighthound family. It is found in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. Sloughis are likely closely related to the Azawakh, but not to the Saluki .-Appearance:...

  • Slovakian Hound
  • South Russian Steppe
  • Styrian Roughhaired Mountain Hound
  • Telomian
    The Telomian is a breed of dingo or dog native to Malaysia. Though rare, it remains the only known Malaysian dog breed to live outside its homeland.-History:...

  • Tennessee Treeing Brindle
  • Transylvanian Hound
  • Treeing Walker
  • Trigg Hound
    Trigg Hound
    The Trigg Hound is a variety of the American Foxhound, developed in Kentucky by Colonel Haiden Trigg. -History:...

  • Tyrolean Hound
    Tyrolean Hound
    - Appearance :This medium sized hound has broad flat ears set high on the head. They have a thick double coat including a coarse undercoat and the rear legs are well feathered...

  • Gascon Saintongeois
  • Petit Griffon De Gascogne


  • American Pit Bull Terrier
    American Pit Bull Terrier
    The American Pit Bull Terrier is a medium-sized, solidly built, short haired dog whose early ancestors came from England and Ireland...

  • Cesky Terrier
    Cesky Terrier
    The Cesky Terrier is a small terrier type dog originating in Czechoslovakia. The name is pronounced .- History :...

  • JagdTerrier
    The Jagdterrier is a type of working terrier, originating in Germany, that is used for hunting quarry both above and underground. This breed of terrier is also called the German Hunt Terrier.-Appearance:...

  • Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier
  • Parson Jack Russell Terrier
  • Patterdale Terrier
    Patterdale Terrier
    The Patterdale Terrier is a breed of working dog that originated in the Lake District of Cumbria in Northwest England. The name Patterdale refers to a small village a little south of Ullswater and a few miles east of Helvellyn....

  • Russell Terrier
    Russell Terrier
    The Russell Terrier is a predominantly white working terrier with an insatiable instinct to hunt formidable quarry underground. The breed was derived from the Reverend John Russell's fox working terrier strains that were used in the 19th century for fox hunting. The Reverend's fox working strains...


  • Barbet
    Barbet (dog)
    The Barbet is a breed of dog; it is a medium-sized French water dog. It is listed in Group 8 by the , the French Kennel Club.- Description :...

  • Boykin Spaniel
    Boykin Spaniel
    Discovered and further developed by South Carolina hunters for hunters in the 1900s, the Boykin Spaniel is a medium-sized breed of dog, a Spaniel bred for hunting wild turkeys and ducks in the Wateree River Swamp of South Carolina, in the United States...

  • Bracco Italiano
    Bracco Italiano
    The Bracco Italiano is a breed of dog developed in Italy as a versatile gun dog. It is not common in its native country and is virtually unknown elsewhere.-Description:...

  • Braque du Bourbonnais
    Braque du Bourbonnais
    The Braque du Bourbonnais is a breed of gundog, of rustic appearance, sometimes born with a short tail, with a coat ticked with liver or fawn.- Origins :...

  • Braque Dupy
  • Braque d'Auvergne
    Braque d'Auvergne
    The Braque d'Auvergne is a breed of dog originating in the mountain area of Cantal, in the historic Auvergne province in the mid-south of France. It is a pointer and versatile gundog. The breed descends from ancient regional types of hunting dogs....

  • Braque Francais
    Braque Francais
    The Braques français are hunting dogs, from a very old type of gun dog used for pointing the location of game birds for a hunter. There are two breeds of Braque français, both from the south of France, the Braque français, type Gascogne The Braques français (FCI breeds No. 133/134) are hunting...

  • Braque Saint-Germain
    Braque Saint-Germain
    The Braque Saint-Germain is a medium-large breed of dog, a versatile hunter used for hunting as a gun dog and pointer as well as for hunting other small game. Braque is a term meaning pointing dogs...

  • German Spaniel
    German Spaniel
    The German Spaniel, also known as the Deutscher Wachtelhund, is a breed of dog that was developed in Germany around 1890, and is used as a hunting dog. Descended from the old German breed, the Stoeberer, which became popular with commoners following the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states, who...

  • Irish Red & White Setter
  • Kooikerhondje
  • Large Munsterlander
    Large Munsterlander
    The Large Munsterlander is a breed of gun dog originally from the Münster region in Germany.The Kennel Club in England recognised the breed in 1919 and established the breed standard in 1921.-Appearance:...

  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
  • Old Danish Pointer
    Old Danish Pointer
    The Old Danish Pointer is a medium-sized breed of dog, white with brown markings, originally used as a pointing dog in Denmark.- Appearance :...

  • Perdigueiro Portugues
  • Picardy Spaniel
    Picardy Spaniel
    The Picardy Spaniel is a breed of dog developed in France for use as a gundog. It is related to the Blue Picardy Spaniel, and still has many similarities, but the Picardy Spaniel is the older of the two breeds...

  • Small Munsterlander
    Small Munsterlander
    The Small Munsterlander is a versatile hunting-pointing-retrieving dog breed that reached its current form in the area around Münster, Germany. The Large Munsterlander is from the same area, but was developed from different breeding stock and is not related as the names would suggest...

  • Spinone Italiano
    Spinone Italiano
    The Spinone Italiano is an Italian dog breed. However, it should be recognized that the Spinone is a unique, indivisable breed and the correct reference is Spinone . It was originally bred as a versatile gun dog. To this day, the breed still masters that purpose...

  • Stabyhoun
    The Stabyhoun or Stabij is a rare dog breed that just like the Wetterhoun originates from Friesland, a province in the North of the Netherlands. The first part of the name is probably from the Dutch: "sta me bij" . The last part is simply Frisian, meaning dog, which is pronounced "hoon"...

  • Spanish Water Dog
    Spanish Water Dog
    The Spanish Water Dog or Perro de Agua Español is a breed of dog developed by the shepherds in Spain as a multi-purpose herder who was also used sometimes as a gundog, as well as an assistant to fishermen.-Appearance:...

  • Wirehaired Hungarian Vizsla


  • Aidi
    The Aidi or Chien de l'Atlas is a Moroccan dog breed used as a flock guard, protecting herds of sheep and goats. It also possesses hunting capabilities and good scenting ability...

  • Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
    Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
    The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is an American rare dog breed, believed to have been developed in the Alapaha River region of southern Georgia. They are recognized for intelligence, athleticism, and a protective nature...

  • American Bulldog
    American Bulldog
    The American Bulldog is a breed of working dog that was developed in the United States. There are generally considered to be three types of American bulldog: the Bully or Classic type , the Standard or Performance type , and the Hybrid type...

  • Anatolian Shepherd
  • Argentine Dogo
    Argentine Dogo
    The Dogo Argentino is a large, white, muscular dog that was developed in Argentina primarily for the purpose of big-game hunting, including wild boar and puma; the breeder, Antonio Nores Martinez, also wanted a dog that would exhibit steadfast bravery and willingly protect its human companion to...

  • Austrian Pinscher
    Austrian Pinscher
    The Austrian Pinscher is a medium large breed of pinscher-type dog from Austria, where dogs of the type were originally farm dogs, keeping barns free of rats and acting as home guards, livestock guardians, and drovers...

  • Black Russian Terrier
    Black Russian Terrier
    The Black Russian Terrier , abbreviated as BRT, or Stalin's dog is a breed of dog, developed to serve as guard dog and police dog...

  • Cane Corso
    Cane Corso
    The Cane Corso is an Italian breed of dog, for years valued highly in Italy as a companion, guardian and hunter.- Description :-Appearance:...

  • Caucasian Ovtcharka
  • Central Asian Ovtcharka
  • Dogue De Bordeaux
    Dogue de Bordeaux
    The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Mastiff or French Mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a breed of dog that is strong, powerful, and imposing. The Dogue de Bordeaux is one of the most ancient French breeds. They are a typical brachycephalic molossoid type. Bordeaux are very powerful dogs, with a very muscular...

  • Estrela Mountain Dog
    Estrela Mountain Dog
    The Estrela Mountain Dog is a breed of dog that has been used to guard herds and homesteads in the Estrela Mountains of Portugal for centuries.- History :...

  • Fila Brasileiro
    Fila Brasileiro
    The Fila Brasileiro is a large working breed of dog developed in Brazil.-Appearance and disqualifications:Official standard of the Fila Brasileiro, CAFIB.GENERAL APPEARANCE: A typical molosser dog...

  • German Pinscher
    German Pinscher
    The German Pinscher is a medium-sized, breed of dog, a Pinscher type that originated in Germany. The breed is included in the origins of the Dobermann, the Miniature Pinscher, the Affenpinscher, the Standard Schnauzer...

  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
    Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
    The Greater Swiss Mountain Dog is a dog breed which was developed in the Swiss Alps. The name Sennenhund refers to people called Senn or Senner, dairymen and herders in the Swiss Alps. Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs are almost certainly the result of indigenous dogs mating with large Mastiff types...

  • Hovawart
    The Hovawart is a German dog breed. The name of the breed means "an estate guard dog," which is the original use for the breed. The breed originated in the Black Forest region and was first described in text and paintings in medieval times....

  • Leonberger
    The Leonberger is a breed of large dog. The breed's name derives from the city of Leonberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. According to legend, the Leonberger was ostensibly bred as a 'symbolic dog' that would mimic the lion in the town crest...

  • Olde English Bulldoge
  • Dogo Canario
  • Presa Mallorquin
  • Pyrenean Mastiff
    Pyrenean Mastiff
    The Pyrenean Mastiff is a large breed of dog originally from the Aragonese Pyrenees in Spain.- Description :The Pyrenean Mastiff is a very large dog, males 77 cm and females 71 cm at the withers, although they can be up to 81 cm . They have a heavy white coat with large darker spots...

  • Spanish Mastiff
    Spanish Mastiff
    The Spanish Mastiff, or Mastín Español is a large breed of dog, originating in Spain, originally bred to be a Livestock guardian dog and a guard dog whose purpose is to defend livestock from wolves and other predators...

  • South African Boerboel
  • Tibetan Mastiff
    Tibetan Mastiff
    The Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient breed and type of domestic dog originating with nomadic cultures of Central Asia.-Names and etymology:...

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