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
1Australian Shepherd
2Kerry Blue Terrier
3Labrador Retriever
4Golden Retriever
5Boxer
6Doberman Pinscher
7English Cocker Spaniel
8Collie
9German Shepherd Dog
10Siberian Husky
11Great Dane
12Afghan Hound
13Borzoi
14Great Pyrenees
15Alaskan Malamute
16Standard Poodle
17American Cocker Spaniel
18German Spitz
19Keeshond
20Irish Setter
21Pomeranian
22Beagle
23Whippet
24Anatolian Shepherd
25Rhodesian Ridgeback
26Akita
27Shetland Sheepdog
28Toy Poodle
29Chihuahua
30Sealyham Terrier
31Staffordshire Bull Terrier
32Dalmatian
33American Foxhound
34Caucasian Mountain Dog
35Bull Terrier
36Pembroke Welsh Corgi
37Estrela Mountain Dog
38Belgian Laekenois
39Rottweiler
40Pug
41Belgian Tervuren
42Alaskan Klee Kai
43American Eskimo Dog
44Kooikerhondje
45English Setter
46Border Terrier
47Miniature Poodle
48South African Boerboel
49Norfolk Terrier
50Basenji
51West Highland White Terrier
52Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
53Portuguese Pointer
54Gordon Setter
55Border Collie
56Australian Cattle Dog
57Flat-Coated Retriever
58Bernese Mountain Dog
59Irish Wolfhound
60Dachshund
61Affenpinscher
62Beauceron
63American Staffordshire Terrier
64Tibetan Spaniel
65Pointer
66Cardigan Welsh Corgi
67Silky Terrier
68Leonberger
69Swedish Vallhund
70Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
71Chinese Crested Dog
72English Springer Spaniel
73German Wirehaired Pointer
74Shiba Inu
75Curly-Coated Retriever
76Wire Fox Terrier
77Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
78French Bulldog
79Miniature Schnauzer
80Pekingese
81Irish Terrier
82Norwich Terrier
83Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
84Australian Terrier
85Saluki
86Norwegian Elkhound
87Boston Terrier
88Newfoundland
89Shih Tzu
90Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
91Bouvier des Flandres
92Toy Fox Terrier
93Pharaoh Hound
94Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
95Plott
96Cairn Terrier
97Welsh Terrier
98Jack Russell Terrier
99Rat Terrier
100Samoyed
101German Shorthaired Pointer
102Dandie Dinmont Terrier
103Havanese
104Cane Corso
105Spanish Water Dog
106Italian Greyhound
107Mastiff
108Saint Bernard
109Pyrenean Shepherd
110Sussex Spaniel
111Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
112Basset Hound
113Norwegian Buhund
114Giant Schnauzer
115Tibetan Mastiff
116Tibetan Terrier
117Welsh Springer Spaniel
118German Pinscher
119Ibizan Hound
120Smooth Fox Terrier
121Glen of Imaal Terrier
122Chesapeake Bay Retriever
123Canaan Dog
124Scottish Terrier
125Briard
126Bichon Frise
127Papillon
128Lagotto Romagnolo
129Black Russian Terrier
130Azawakh
131Bullmastiff
132Greyhound
133Black and Tan Coonhound
134Clumber Spaniel
135Airedale Terrier
136Yorkshire Terrier
137Lakeland Terrier
138Polish Lowland Sheepdog
139Schipperke
140Spinone Italiano
141Weimaraner
142Otterhound
143Lhasa Apso
144Irish Red and White Setter
145Maltese
146Irish Water Spaniel
147Harrier
148Bergamasco
149Belgian Sheepdog
150English Foxhound
151Standard Schnauzer
152Japanese Chin
153Australian Kelpie
154Bearded Collie
155Miniature Bull Terrier
156Finnish Spitz
157English Toy Spaniel
158Argentine Dogo
159Skye Terrier
160Bloodhound
161Neapolitan Mastiff
162Belgian Malinois
163Dogue de Bordeaux
164Redbone Coonhound
165Vizsla
166American Water Spaniel
167Appenzeller Sennenhund
168Brittany
169Scottish Deerhound
170Puli
171Bedlington Terrier
172Field Spaniel
173Miniature Pinscher
174Pumi
175Bulldog
176Old English Sheepdog
177Brussels Griffon
178Kuvasz
179Mudi
180Lowchen
181Komondor
182Portuguese Podengo
183Manchester Terrier
184Chow Chow
185Thai Ridgeback
186Portuguese Water Dog
187Chinese Shar-Pei
188Manchester Toy Terrier
Top Breeds w/Pics
Kerry Blue Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Breeders: 10
Dogs: 255

Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
Breeders: 46
Dogs: 817

Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever
Breeders: 26
Dogs: 428

Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever
Breeders: 25
Dogs: 608

Boxer
Boxer
Breeders: 25
Dogs: 580

Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher
Breeders: 40
Dogs: 558

English Cocker Spaniel
English Cocker Spaniel
Breeders: 27
Dogs: 415

Collie
Collie
Breeders: 31
Dogs: 391

German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherd Dog
Breeders: 43
Dogs: 669

Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky
Breeders: 35
Dogs: 569

Afghan Hound
Afghan Hound
Breeders: 25
Dogs: 277

Borzoi
Borzoi
Breeders: 15
Dogs: 380

Alaskan Malamute
Alaskan Malamute
Breeders: 23
Dogs: 335

German Spitz
German Spitz
Breeders: 10
Dogs: 182

American Cocker Spaniel
American Cocker Spaniel
Breeders: 21
Dogs: 344



Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.