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
2Great Dane
3Standard Poodle
4Golden Retriever
5Kerry Blue Terrier
6Border Collie
7Doberman Pinscher
8Australian Shepherd
9Siberian Husky
10Rottweiler
11Labrador Retriever
12Borzoi
13American Cocker Spaniel
14Newfoundland
15Akita
16Boxer
17Dachshund
18Afghan Hound
19Miniature Bull Terrier
20Saluki
21American Staffordshire Terrier
22English Cocker Spaniel
23Pointer
24Vizsla
25Pekingese
26Alaskan Malamute
27Belgian Tervuren
28Mastiff
29Miniature Schnauzer
30Schipperke
31French Bulldog
32German Shorthaired Pointer
33German Wirehaired Pointer
34Bloodhound
35Irish Wolfhound
36Pug
37Bull Terrier
38Pomeranian
39Wire Fox Terrier
40Alaskan Klee Kai
41German Shepherd Dog
42Whippet
43Norfolk Terrier
44Norwich Terrier
45Shetland Sheepdog
46Collie
47Beauceron
48Shiba Inu
49Gordon Setter
50Rat Terrier
51Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
52Cairn Terrier
53Dalmatian
54Clumber Spaniel
55Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
56Jack Russell Terrier
57Basset Hound
58Japanese Chin
59Cane Corso
60Australian Cattle Dog
61Pharaoh Hound
62Chihuahua
63German Pinscher
64Airedale Terrier
65Bergamasco
66South African Boerboel
67Silky Terrier
68Border Terrier
69Brittany
70English Setter
71Rhodesian Ridgeback
72Sealyham Terrier
73Greyhound
74Portuguese Water Dog
75Bernese Mountain Dog
76Briard
77Belgian Sheepdog
78Australian Kelpie
79Curly-Coated Retriever
80English Springer Spaniel
81Staffordshire Bull Terrier
82Anatolian Shepherd
83Irish Terrier
84Dandie Dinmont Terrier
85English Toy Spaniel
86Irish Water Spaniel
87Keeshond
88Neapolitan Mastiff
89Tibetan Mastiff
90Field Spaniel
91Chinese Crested Dog
92Australian Terrier
93Pembroke Welsh Corgi
94Flat-Coated Retriever
95West Highland White Terrier
96Dogue de Bordeaux
97Smooth Fox Terrier
98Swedish Vallhund
99Norwegian Elkhound
100American Eskimo Dog
101Bouvier des Flandres
102Shih Tzu
103Italian Greyhound
104Ibizan Hound
105Harrier
106Chesapeake Bay Retriever
107Skye Terrier
108Leonberger
109Belgian Malinois
110Toy Fox Terrier
111Brussels Griffon
112Azawakh
113Great Pyrenees
114American Foxhound
115Black Russian Terrier
116English Foxhound
117Havanese
118Puli
119Lakeland Terrier
120Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
121Yorkshire Terrier
122Basenji
123Portuguese Podengo
124Pyrenean Shepherd
125Belgian Laekenois
126Standard Schnauzer
127Tibetan Terrier
128Welsh Springer Spaniel
129Miniature Pinscher
130Thai Ridgeback
131Argentine Dogo
132American Water Spaniel
133Irish Red and White Setter
134Bulldog
135Old English Sheepdog
136Redbone Coonhound
137Saint Bernard
138Caucasian Mountain Dog
139Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
140Lowchen
141Portuguese Pointer
142Glen of Imaal Terrier
143Cardigan Welsh Corgi
144Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
145Chow Chow
146Affenpinscher
147Boston Terrier
148Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
149Appenzeller Sennenhund
150Mudi
151Kooikerhondje
152Beagle
153Polish Lowland Sheepdog
154Manchester Terrier
155Papillon
156German Spitz
157Bullmastiff
158Pumi
159Plott
160Finnish Spitz
161Otterhound
162Lhasa Apso
163Lagotto Romagnolo
164Canaan Dog
165Norwegian Buhund
166Estrela Mountain Dog
167Samoyed
168Spinone Italiano
169Welsh Terrier
170Kuvasz
171Komondor
172Weimaraner
173Bedlington Terrier
174Tibetan Spaniel
175Chinese Shar-Pei
176Scottish Terrier
177Maltese
178Manchester Toy Terrier
179Spanish Water Dog
180Giant Schnauzer
181Bichon Frise
182Toy Poodle
183Black and Tan Coonhound
184Sussex Spaniel
185Bearded Collie
186Scottish Deerhound
187Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
188Miniature Poodle
Top Breeds w/Pics
Irish Setter
Irish Setter
Breeders: 23
Dogs: 984

Standard Poodle
Standard Poodle
Breeders: 41
Dogs: 689

Kerry Blue Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Breeders: 21
Dogs: 346

Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever
Breeders: 40
Dogs: 482

Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher
Breeders: 44
Dogs: 496

Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
Breeders: 39
Dogs: 621

Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever
Breeders: 26
Dogs: 251

Rottweiler
Rottweiler
Breeders: 27
Dogs: 427

Newfoundland
Newfoundland
Breeders: 24
Dogs: 422

Boxer
Boxer
Breeders: 25
Dogs: 329

Vizsla
Vizsla
Breeders: 10
Dogs: 205

Mastiff
Mastiff
Breeders: 13
Dogs: 108

Belgian Tervuren
Belgian Tervuren
Breeders: 18
Dogs: 201

Pointer
Pointer
Breeders: 16
Dogs: 359

Alaskan Malamute
Alaskan Malamute
Breeders: 18
Dogs: 254



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There are about 900 breeds of sheep in the world.
Did you know?
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.
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A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.