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
1Great Dane
2Doberman Pinscher
3Golden Retriever
4Boxer
5Australian Shepherd
6Kerry Blue Terrier
7Shetland Sheepdog
8Labrador Retriever
9German Shepherd Dog
10Borzoi
11Afghan Hound
12Border Terrier
13English Cocker Spaniel
14Pomeranian
15Sealyham Terrier
16Wire Fox Terrier
17Standard Poodle
18Collie
19Estrela Mountain Dog
20Dalmatian
21Toy Poodle
22American Cocker Spaniel
23Alaskan Malamute
24Ibizan Hound
25Pembroke Welsh Corgi
26Gordon Setter
27Flat-Coated Retriever
28Cardigan Welsh Corgi
29Siberian Husky
30Beauceron
31Rottweiler
32American Eskimo Dog
33Irish Setter
34Chinese Crested Dog
35Chihuahua
36Bull Terrier
37Swedish Vallhund
38Staffordshire Bull Terrier
39Irish Terrier
40Newfoundland
41Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
42Keeshond
43Australian Terrier
44Anatolian Shepherd
45Pug
46Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
47Whippet
48Belgian Tervuren
49Smooth Fox Terrier
50Sussex Spaniel
51Belgian Laekenois
52Australian Kelpie
53Norwich Terrier
54Basset Hound
55Akita
56Irish Red and White Setter
57Tibetan Spaniel
58English Springer Spaniel
59Jack Russell Terrier
60Clumber Spaniel
61Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
62Tibetan Terrier
63American Staffordshire Terrier
64Pointer
65Border Collie
66Norwegian Elkhound
67Glen of Imaal Terrier
68Dandie Dinmont Terrier
69Irish Wolfhound
70Bernese Mountain Dog
71English Setter
72Rat Terrier
73Norfolk Terrier
74Australian Cattle Dog
75Mastiff
76Shiba Inu
77Plott
78German Spitz
79Welsh Terrier
80French Bulldog
81Portuguese Water Dog
82Alaskan Klee Kai
83Bouvier des Flandres
84Pyrenean Shepherd
85Leonberger
86Cairn Terrier
87Kooikerhondje
88Miniature Poodle
89Maltese
90Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
91Dachshund
92West Highland White Terrier
93Portuguese Pointer
94Silky Terrier
95Affenpinscher
96Bearded Collie
97Bichon Frise
98Giant Schnauzer
99Samoyed
100Skye Terrier
101Italian Greyhound
102Weimaraner
103Havanese
104Miniature Schnauzer
105Otterhound
106Papillon
107South African Boerboel
108German Wirehaired Pointer
109Boston Terrier
110Tibetan Mastiff
111Lakeland Terrier
112Basenji
113Caucasian Mountain Dog
114German Shorthaired Pointer
115Black Russian Terrier
116Cane Corso
117Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
118American Foxhound
119Pekingese
120Curly-Coated Retriever
121Spanish Water Dog
122Manchester Terrier
123Brussels Griffon
124Briard
125Saluki
126Yorkshire Terrier
127Norwegian Buhund
128Great Pyrenees
129Scottish Terrier
130Schipperke
131Beagle
132Mudi
133Saint Bernard
134Airedale Terrier
135Welsh Springer Spaniel
136Portuguese Podengo
137Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
138Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
139Bulldog
140Rhodesian Ridgeback
141Appenzeller Sennenhund
142Belgian Sheepdog
143English Foxhound
144Greyhound
145Field Spaniel
146Bloodhound
147Bullmastiff
148Pharaoh Hound
149American Water Spaniel
150Chesapeake Bay Retriever
151Lagotto Romagnolo
152Lhasa Apso
153Azawakh
154Lowchen
155Puli
156Black and Tan Coonhound
157Miniature Bull Terrier
158Harrier
159Spinone Italiano
160Brittany
161Neapolitan Mastiff
162Bergamasco
163Standard Schnauzer
164Dogue de Bordeaux
165Miniature Pinscher
166English Toy Spaniel
167German Pinscher
168Finnish Spitz
169Old English Sheepdog
170Toy Fox Terrier
171Irish Water Spaniel
172Japanese Chin
173Pumi
174Redbone Coonhound
175Scottish Deerhound
176Vizsla
177Shih Tzu
178Canaan Dog
179Belgian Malinois
180Bedlington Terrier
181Komondor
182Argentine Dogo
183Thai Ridgeback
184Chinese Shar-Pei
185Manchester Toy Terrier
186Chow Chow
187Polish Lowland Sheepdog
188Kuvasz
Top Breeds w/Pics
Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinscher
Breeders: 32
Dogs: 504

Golden Retriever
Golden Retriever
Breeders: 28
Dogs: 463

Great Dane
Great Dane
Breeders: 36
Dogs: 757

Boxer
Boxer
Breeders: 20
Dogs: 297

Shetland Sheepdog
Shetland Sheepdog
Breeders: 16
Dogs: 211

Kerry Blue Terrier
Kerry Blue Terrier
Breeders: 11
Dogs: 285

Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherd
Breeders: 35
Dogs: 732

Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retriever
Breeders: 18
Dogs: 342

Borzoi
Borzoi
Breeders: 23
Dogs: 347

Border Terrier
Border Terrier
Breeders: 10
Dogs: 151

Afghan Hound
Afghan Hound
Breeders: 22
Dogs: 264

German Shepherd Dog
German Shepherd Dog
Breeders: 39
Dogs: 804

English Cocker Spaniel
English Cocker Spaniel
Breeders: 21
Dogs: 409

Pomeranian
Pomeranian
Breeders: 23
Dogs: 267

Wire Fox Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier
Breeders: 7
Dogs: 151



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.