Breeds of Dogs

The following is a ranking of the dog breeds on ShowDog.Com based on the amount of breeders, dogs, and entries within the past month.

Competition RankBreed
1Golden Retriever
2German Shepherd Dog
3Great Dane
4Australian Shepherd
5Boxer
6Border Terrier
7Sealyham Terrier
8Shetland Sheepdog
9Kerry Blue Terrier
10Collie
11Staffordshire Bull Terrier
12Maltese
13Flat-Coated Retriever
14Border Collie
15English Setter
16Siberian Husky
17Wire Fox Terrier
18Pointer
19Irish Setter
20Doberman Pinscher
21Italian Greyhound
22Cardigan Welsh Corgi
23English Cocker Spaniel
24Keeshond
25Borzoi
26Ibizan Hound
27Alaskan Malamute
28Rottweiler
29Afghan Hound
30Pomeranian
31Standard Poodle
32American Cocker Spaniel
33Dalmatian
34Irish Terrier
35Pembroke Welsh Corgi
36Anatolian Shepherd
37Labrador Retriever
38Samoyed
39Bull Terrier
40Swedish Vallhund
41American Staffordshire Terrier
42Chinese Crested Dog
43Caucasian Mountain Dog
44Sussex Spaniel
45Belgian Tervuren
46Alaskan Klee Kai
47Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
48Leonberger
49Kooikerhondje
50Bernese Mountain Dog
51Basenji
52Tibetan Terrier
53Tibetan Spaniel
54Akita
55Irish Red and White Setter
56Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
57French Bulldog
58Australian Terrier
59Cane Corso
60Toy Poodle
61Jack Russell Terrier
62Plott
63Pyrenean Shepherd
64Portuguese Water Dog
65Clumber Spaniel
66Pumi
67Norwich Terrier
68Chesapeake Bay Retriever
69Whippet
70Smooth Fox Terrier
71Irish Wolfhound
72Welsh Terrier
73Saluki
74American Foxhound
75Silky Terrier
76Pekingese
77Shiba Inu
78Norfolk Terrier
79Belgian Laekenois
80Scottish Terrier
81Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
82German Spitz
83Norwegian Elkhound
84Welsh Springer Spaniel
85West Highland White Terrier
86Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
87Glen of Imaal Terrier
88Brussels Griffon
89Mastiff
90Boston Terrier
91Beauceron
92Miniature Schnauzer
93Chihuahua
94Bichon Frise
95Dachshund
96Estrela Mountain Dog
97Black Russian Terrier
98Portuguese Podengo
99Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
100Saint Bernard
101Bearded Collie
102German Shorthaired Pointer
103Newfoundland
104Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
105Manchester Terrier
106Australian Cattle Dog
107Havanese
108Tibetan Mastiff
109Norwegian Buhund
110Giant Schnauzer
111Belgian Sheepdog
112English Springer Spaniel
113Cairn Terrier
114American Water Spaniel
115Mudi
116Gordon Setter
117English Toy Spaniel
118Greyhound
119Polish Lowland Sheepdog
120Field Spaniel
121German Wirehaired Pointer
122Skye Terrier
123Brittany
124Bullmastiff
125Australian Kelpie
126Great Pyrenees
127Lakeland Terrier
128Dandie Dinmont Terrier
129Shih Tzu
130Bergamasco
131Papillon
132Chinese Shar-Pei
133Spinone Italiano
134Beagle
135Rhodesian Ridgeback
136Bouvier des Flandres
137Basset Hound
138Japanese Chin
139Yorkshire Terrier
140South African Boerboel
141Azawakh
142Miniature Bull Terrier
143Pharaoh Hound
144Rat Terrier
145English Foxhound
146Old English Sheepdog
147Belgian Malinois
148Harrier
149Briard
150Portuguese Pointer
151Redbone Coonhound
152Lhasa Apso
153Chow Chow
154Dogue de Bordeaux
155Appenzeller Sennenhund
156Bedlington Terrier
157Argentine Dogo
158Puli
159Lowchen
160Pug
161Affenpinscher
162Weimaraner
163Kuvasz
164Schipperke
165Bulldog
166German Pinscher
167Thai Ridgeback
168Vizsla
169Manchester Toy Terrier
170Airedale Terrier
171Scottish Deerhound
172Miniature Poodle
173American Eskimo Dog
174Toy Fox Terrier
175Canaan Dog
176Otterhound
177Neapolitan Mastiff
178Irish Water Spaniel
179Finnish Spitz
180Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
181Standard Schnauzer
182Miniature Pinscher
183Curly-Coated Retriever
184Spanish Water Dog
185Lagotto Romagnolo
186Komondor
187Black and Tan Coonhound
188Bloodhound
Top Breeds w/Pics
Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever
Breeders: 29
Dogs: 685

German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherd Dog
Breeders: 39
Dogs: 759

Great Dane
Great Dane
Breeders: 35
Dogs: 531

Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
Breeders: 31
Dogs: 527

Border Terrier
Border Terrier
Breeders: 12
Dogs: 170

Boxer
Boxer
Breeders: 16
Dogs: 419

Shetland Sheepdog
Shetland Sheepdog
Breeders: 20
Dogs: 262

Sealyham Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Breeders: 13
Dogs: 401

Kerry Blue Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Breeders: 16
Dogs: 319

Collie
Collie
Breeders: 22
Dogs: 329

Maltese
Maltese
Breeders: 8
Dogs: 222

Flat-Coated Retriever
Flat-Coated Retriever
Breeders: 10
Dogs: 152

English Setter
English Setter
Breeders: 11
Dogs: 142

Wire Fox Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier
Breeders: 8
Dogs: 98

Border Collie
Border Collie
Breeders: 27
Dogs: 453



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The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.