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
1Irish Setter
2Kerry Blue Terrier
3Great Dane
4Border Collie
5Standard Poodle
6Golden Retriever
7Siberian Husky
8Doberman Pinscher
9Borzoi
10Rottweiler
11Australian Shepherd
12Alaskan Malamute
13Boxer
14American Cocker Spaniel
15Labrador Retriever
16Afghan Hound
17Sealyham Terrier
18Bull Terrier
19Akita
20Newfoundland
21American Staffordshire Terrier
22Gordon Setter
23Pekingese
24Irish Wolfhound
25Dachshund
26Beauceron
27Pharaoh Hound
28English Cocker Spaniel
29German Shepherd Dog
30Bloodhound
31Belgian Tervuren
32Jack Russell Terrier
33Australian Terrier
34German Shorthaired Pointer
35Wire Fox Terrier
36English Setter
37Cairn Terrier
38Saluki
39Pomeranian
40Miniature Schnauzer
41Shetland Sheepdog
42Australian Kelpie
43Pug
44Rat Terrier
45German Wirehaired Pointer
46Rhodesian Ridgeback
47Smooth Fox Terrier
48Vizsla
49Schipperke
50English Springer Spaniel
51Norfolk Terrier
52Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
53Scottish Deerhound
54Dalmatian
55English Toy Spaniel
56Keeshond
57Bouvier des Flandres
58Dandie Dinmont Terrier
59Old English Sheepdog
60Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
61Bernese Mountain Dog
62Argentine Dogo
63Azawakh
64Miniature Bull Terrier
65Whippet
66Anatolian Shepherd
67French Bulldog
68Norwich Terrier
69Finnish Spitz
70Japanese Chin
71Australian Cattle Dog
72Collie
73Briard
74Portuguese Pointer
75German Pinscher
76Airedale Terrier
77Shiba Inu
78Border Terrier
79Basset Hound
80Irish Water Spaniel
81Alaskan Klee Kai
82Ibizan Hound
83Irish Terrier
84Chihuahua
85Weimaraner
86Caucasian Mountain Dog
87Portuguese Water Dog
88Greyhound
89Staffordshire Bull Terrier
90Beagle
91Chinese Crested Dog
92Flat-Coated Retriever
93Tibetan Mastiff
94Toy Fox Terrier
95Saint Bernard
96South African Boerboel
97Norwegian Elkhound
98Mastiff
99Bearded Collie
100Brittany
101Manchester Terrier
102Pointer
103Belgian Laekenois
104Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
105Canaan Dog
106Italian Greyhound
107Swedish Vallhund
108Kuvasz
109Belgian Sheepdog
110Clumber Spaniel
111Irish Red and White Setter
112Welsh Springer Spaniel
113Pembroke Welsh Corgi
114Brussels Griffon
115Boston Terrier
116Chow Chow
117Miniature Pinscher
118Belgian Malinois
119Lowchen
120Yorkshire Terrier
121Mudi
122Dogue de Bordeaux
123Standard Schnauzer
124Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
125Thai Ridgeback
126Estrela Mountain Dog
127Papillon
128Norwegian Buhund
129Field Spaniel
130Black Russian Terrier
131Chesapeake Bay Retriever
132Affenpinscher
133Cane Corso
134Puli
135English Foxhound
136Redbone Coonhound
137German Spitz
138Pyrenean Shepherd
139Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
140Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
141Great Pyrenees
142Havanese
143Neapolitan Mastiff
144Tibetan Terrier
145Shih Tzu
146Lakeland Terrier
147Maltese
148American Eskimo Dog
149Otterhound
150West Highland White Terrier
151Chinese Shar-Pei
152Skye Terrier
153Miniature Poodle
154Sussex Spaniel
155Plott
156Bulldog
157Spinone Italiano
158Toy Poodle
159Leonberger
160Cardigan Welsh Corgi
161Harrier
162Glen of Imaal Terrier
163Lhasa Apso
164Polish Lowland Sheepdog
165Basenji
166Black and Tan Coonhound
167Lagotto Romagnolo
168Bergamasco
169Giant Schnauzer
170Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
171Spanish Water Dog
172Welsh Terrier
173Curly-Coated Retriever
174Samoyed
175Kooikerhondje
176Silky Terrier
177Bichon Frise
178Portuguese Podengo
179Appenzeller Sennenhund
180American Foxhound
181Tibetan Spaniel
182Bedlington Terrier
183Manchester Toy Terrier
184Bullmastiff
185American Water Spaniel
186Scottish Terrier
187Pumi
188Komondor
Top Breeds w/Pics
Irish Setter
Irish Setter
Breeders: 23
Dogs: 676

Kerry Blue Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Breeders: 22
Dogs: 434

Standard Poodle
Standard Poodle
Breeders: 42
Dogs: 674

Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever
Breeders: 30
Dogs: 383

Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky
Breeders: 40
Dogs: 787

Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher
Breeders: 33
Dogs: 489

Rottweiler
Rottweiler
Breeders: 28
Dogs: 472

Alaskan Malamute
Alaskan Malamute
Breeders: 24
Dogs: 338

Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
Breeders: 41
Dogs: 571

Boxer
Boxer
Breeders: 24
Dogs: 330

Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever
Breeders: 24
Dogs: 319

Bull Terrier
Bull Terrier
Breeders: 25
Dogs: 214

Gordon Setter
Gordon Setter
Breeders: 20
Dogs: 279

Sealyham Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Breeders: 10
Dogs: 354

Newfoundland
Newfoundland
Breeders: 20
Dogs: 325



Did you know?
There are about 900 breeds of sheep in the world.
Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.
Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.