Moderate maintenance dogs breeds (306) | MyDogBreeds

siberian husky dog

Siberian Husky

Chukchi is a tribe in Siberian nomads and huskies are beleived to be originated with them. DNA tests on huskies prove that they are the oldest among t..

Working dogLarge dogRussia
pomeranian dog

Pomeranian

Known as the Pom and classified as a toy dog breed, the Pomeranian comes from the Spitz dog from the Arctic regions. It is thought that the dog is des..

Toy dogSmall dogGermany
maltese dog

Maltese

The Maltese dog hardly needs any introduction as this is an ancient breed which is still as popular as ever. Some people refer to it as the "Maltese ..

Toy dogSmall dogItaly
golden retriever dogs

Golden Retriever

The Golden retriever originated in 1800s at Scotland by a British aristocrat. The British lords in the Scotland were very much interested in hunting. ..

Gun dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
maltipoo dog

Maltipoo

The Maltipoo is a popular dog breed – a cross between the Maltese and Poodle. The dog originates in the United States. The Maltipoo is a cross bree..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
cavalier king charles spaniel dog

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The origin of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel goes back many centuries. It was in 1928 that this spaniel breed was separated from the smaller King C..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
pembroke welsh corgi dog

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is known as an achondroplastic, a dwarf breed, and they come from Pembrokeshire in Wales. Not much is known of the dog's hist..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited Kingdom
australian shepherd dog

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd, known fondly as ‘Aussies’, is actually an American breed, with the first official registry being in the 1950s. Basque Shepher..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
samoyed dog

Samoyed

The Samoyed is a large breed of dog; a spitz-type dog, with a thick, double-layer coat. The dog was used to help with herding and to also haul sledge..

Working dogLarge dogRussia
labradoodle dog

Labradoodle

The Labradoodle is certainly a popular cross breed dog which was developed originally in Australia to be a hypoallergenic guide dog. The dog is a ..

Companion dogLarge dogAustralia
cockapoo dog

Cockapoo

The gorgeous Cockapoo is a mixed-breed dog. He comes from mixing the Cocker Spaniel with a Poodle.Both these dogs have their own histories. Known a..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
cane corso dog

Cane Corso

As a descendant of the Canis pugnax, the Cane Corso dog which hails from Italy has been used for guarding livestock and property. The Corso’s lineage..

Molosser dogsLarge dogItaly
golden doodle dog

Golden Doodle

The Goldendoodle, known fondly as the Golden Poo, originates from the USA and was first bred in the 1990’s, coming about because of two popular dog br..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
pomsky dog

Pomsky

Pomskies are such cute little wolf-like dogs, you just wish they’d been around much sooner. They’re a fairly new addition to the breed of designer ..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
cavapoo dog

Cavapoo

The Cavapoo, known also as the Cavoodle, is a small dog – a mix of a miniature Poodle and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He hasn’t got a long his..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
basset hound dog

Basset Hound

The Basset is a French dog bred in Great Britain in the late 1800s. The history of the Basset goes way back to ancient times as there have been discov..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
border collie dog

Border Collie

The Border Collie originated in Northumberland and was used to herd livestock. He is particularly well known for his intense stare in controlling the ..

Working dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
miniature schnauzer dog

Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzers were first bred in Germany in the 19th century being bred from Affenpinschers and Standard Schnauzers. This dog was always use..

Terrier dogSmall dogGermany
cavachon dog

Cavachon

The Cavachon dog is a mix of the Bichon Frise and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. There isn’t much on the history of the dog but it seems as though c..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
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Mixed

Many people are inclined to think that mixed breed or cross-breed dogs, also known as mutts or mongrels or designer dogs are just pavement specials. ..

Companion dogLarge dogUnited States
sakhalin husky dog

Sakhalin Husky

Known also as the Karafuto-Ken, the Sakhalin Husky is a dog that has been used as a sled dog, but which is now almost extinct. Hailing from Japan, ..

Working dogMedium dogJapan
bernese mountain dog dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog comes from the Swiss Alps and is one of four separate breeds called Sennenhund or “Alpine pasture dog”. The Name Bernese Moun..

Working dogGiant dogSwitzerland
mal shi dog

Mal-Shi

Small and pretty, the Mal-shi is a new crossbreed dog which originated in the United States and only recently - in the 1990s. There hasn’t been muc..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
newfoundland dog dog

Newfoundland Dog

The Newfoundland dog is a large working dog. They were bred and used as a working dog for fishermen in the Dominion of Newfoundland, an eastern provin..

Working dogGiant dogCanada
papillon dog

Papillon

With his eye-catching butterfly-look-alike feathery ears, the Papillon, also called the Continental Toy Spaniel or the Squirrel Spaniel, is one of the..

Toy dogSmall dogFrance
chinese shar pei dog

Chinese Shar Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei is originally from Canton, China. The Shar-Pei has a blue-black tongue and many deep wrinkles. They have more wrinkles as a puppy..

Non sporting dogMedium dogChina
miniature australian shepherd dog

Miniature Australian Shepherd

Unlike some miniaturized pure dog breeds, the Miniature Australian Shepherd is a breed of its own. The American Kennel Club and the United Kennel Club..

Herding dogsSmall dogUnited States
american cocker spaniel dog

American Cocker Spaniel

Descended from the English Cocker Spaniel when the latter were brought to the United States in the late 1800s. American hunters wanted a smaller dog f..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
neapolitan mastiff dog

Neapolitan Mastiff

An ancient breed, the Neapolitan Mastiffs are massive dogs with a history of protecting their family and their property. The breed has deep rooted pro..

Molosser dogsGiant dogItaly
japanese chin dog

Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin, also known as the Japanese Spaniel, has always been known for thousands of years as a dog with strong companion characteristics. ..

Toy dogSmall dogJapan
schnauzer dog

Schnauzer

These dogs hail from Germany and are particularly well known for their stern faces and their facial hair - the mustache and eyebrows. You get 3 types ..

Terrier dogMedium dogGermany
puggle dog

Puggle

The first Puggle was bred in the United States in the 1980s and was registered with the American Canine Hybrid Club. None of the major kennel clubs..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
miniature english bulldog dog

Miniature English Bulldog

The Miniature Bulldog is such a cute little dog, hailing from England in the 18th and early 19th centuries. The exact development of the dog is unclea..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
pekingese dog

Pekingese

This is an ancient dog breed that originated in China. Known also as Lion Dogs, they are toy dogs that have always been a popular choice for Chinese r..

Toy dogToy dogChina
aussie doodles dog

Aussie Doodles

It is interesting to note that the Australian Shepherd doesn’t have much in common with the land ‘down under’. The dog has always been a popular compa..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
lhasa apso dog

Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso is a non-sporting dog hailing from Tibet. He was a useful dog to the monks who would use him in the palaces as well as the monasteries ..

Non sporting dogSmall dogChina
great pyrenees dog

Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees could be from Spain or France because the dog hails from the Pyrenees Mountains, which spans both France and Spain. The dog was ..

Working dogLarge dogFrance
old english sheepdog dog

Old English Sheepdog

The origin of the Old English Sheepdog is unclear as records weren’t kept. However there are some aspects that suggest the dog originated in the 19th ..

Herding dogsLarge dogUnited Kingdom
miniature poodle dog

Miniature Poodle

The Poodle is no stranger to the dog world and has been a familiar face in Western Europe for hundreds of years. Though they have lived in Europe for ..

Non sporting dogSmall dogGermany
anatolian shepherd dog

Anatolian Shepherd

Up in the mountains of central Turkey, in the region called Anatolia, a large, strong and rugged dog breed was born and is honored today on a postal s..

Working dogGiant dogTurkey
border terrier dog

Border Terrier

As a working dog, the Border Terrier comes from the border country between England and Scotland. To be more specific, the dog originates from the rou..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
alapaha blue blood bulldog dog

Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog

Alapaha has a very interesting history. Their origin dates from one family that lived near Alapaha river in Georgia, in the USA 200 years ago. The fam..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
king charles spaniel dog

King Charles Spaniel

Classified as a toy breed, the King Charles Spaniel is a small, pure breed dog that originated in the United Kingdom. The dog was named after King Ch..

Toy dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
bolognese dog

Bolognese

The Bolognese has already been on record since the 13th century, being particularly popular among the aristocracy during the Renaissance. The breed ha..

Toy dogSmall dogItaly
labrador husky dog

Labrador Husky

The Labrador Husky is a purebred, spitz-type dog which looks much like a Wolf. People think because it has the name Labrador Husky it is a cross betwe..

Working dogLarge dogCanada
schnoodle dog

Schnoodle

The Schnoodle was developed in the 1980s. It is believed the dog originates from the USA. This was when it was discovered that breeding the poodle wit..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
collie dog

Collie

The Collie is a herding dog from Scotland and is also known by other names such as Rough Collie or Lassie Collie. The first Collies used to be more..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited Kingdom
bernedoodle dog

Bernedoodle

The Bernedoodle is a hybrid cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and the Standard Poodle. They have been around for many, many years but the first o..

Companion dogLarge dogCanada
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Aussie Poo

Aussiepoo is a hybrid breed mix of purebred Poodle and Australian shepherd. If one of the parents is miniature Poodle, the Aussiepoo will be smaller t..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
chug dog

Chug

The Chug is a crossbreed with the Pug and the Chihuahua. It is a hybrid not a purebred. Over the past ten to fifteen years people have been developing..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
scottish terrier dog

Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier is also known as the Aberdeen Terrier but people who love and know him refer to him fondly as the Scottie. These little dogs w..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
irish setter dog

Irish Setter

The Irish Setter is a gun dog, originating in Ireland and recognized by his beautiful red or mahogany coat. Descending from the Setter group, the I..

Gun dogLarge dogIreland
giant schnauzer dog

Giant Schnauzer

As a working dog breed, the Giant Schnauzer, known also as the Riesenschnauzer, hails from Germany. It is believed that the first Giant Schnauzers..

Working dogLarge dogGermany
malti pom dog

Malti-Pom

The sweet little Malti Pom is a dog which comes from crossing two purebreds – the Maltese Poodle and the Pomeranian. The appearance of this dog wil..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
akbash dog puppies

Akbash Dog

Akbash breed became popular in the 1970s. Around that period, Akbash was introduced to North America. There is archeological evidence that this breed ..

Herding dogsLarge dogTurkey
australian terrier dog

Australian Terrier

The Australian terrier, the little terrier, is a breed developed to control vermin. The nature of this dog is very spirited. They are alert, courageou..

Terrier dogSmall dogAustralia
pekepoo dog

PekePoo

As a cross between a Peingese and a Poodle, your cute Peekapoo as he is also known, isn't a purebred dog. They first started making their appearance i..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
english setter dog

English Setter

History The English Setter seems to have been a hunting dog in England as far back as the 15th century. These dogs were known to be ‘setter types’ ..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
belgian shepherd dog

Belgian Shepherd

There are different varieties of the Belgian Shepherd Dog – but these all differ only in color, length and texture of coat. The interesting aspect of ..

Working dogLarge dogBelgium
dutch shepherd dog

Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd is of Dutch origin, hailing from the Netherlands. They were originally used as herding dogs on the farms, where they became a jack-..

Herding dogsMedium dogNetherlands
abruzzenhund dog

Abruzzenhund

Abruzzenhund was established as an individual breed in the middle of the 20th century. They are descendant of the big, white Eastern sheepdogs which c..

Herding dogsLarge dogItaly
caucasian shepherd dog

Caucasian Shepherd

This working dog is more than 2 000 years old, hailing from the Caucasus Mountains near the Georgian Republic, Russia. The Caucasian Shepherd Dog i..

Molosser dogsLarge dogRussia
leonberger dog

Leonberger

Hailing from Germany, and more specifically the city of Leonberg, the Leonberger is a giant dog breed. A resident of Leonberg, Germany, was looking..

Working dogGiant dogGermany
brussels griffon dog

Brussels Griffon

The Brussels Griffon is one of the three different types of Griffons. There is the Belgian, the Petit, and the Brussels Griffon. “Griffon” means wiry ..

Toy dogToy dogBelgium
bandog dog

Bandog

The original Bandogs were bred for guarding and protecting. It is believed that the dogs were developed from eastern shepherds, the American Pit Bull ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
east siberian laika dog

East Siberian Laika

The East Siberian Laika Is a Russian dog developed for hunting in Siberia. The breed is a spitz type and good hunting large or small prey. It hunted s..

Sporting dogMedium dogRussia
irish terrier dog

Irish Terrier

The Irish Terrier is a dog breed from Ireland and one of the many different terrier breeds there are. Nobody is too sure of the Irish Terrier's his..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
norwich terrier dog

Norwich Terrier

Hailing from the United Kingdom and once known as the Cantab Terrier, the Norwich Terrier may be small, but he was bred to hunt rodents. Closely re..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
bluetick coonhound dog

Bluetick Coonhound

Bred to be hunting dogs, for a long time the Bluetick Coonhound was referred to as the English Coonhound.The Bluetick Coonhound is actually one of 6 r..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
norwegian elkhound dog

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is an ancient spitz-type dog breed hailing from Norway and with a history that goes back thousands of years. These dogs hav..

Hound dogMedium dogNorway
norfolk terrier dog

Norfolk Terrier

It was in the 1880s that a working terrier was developed in eastern England. The Norfolk Terrier was developed by crossing local terrier-like dogs wit..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
german wirehaired pointer dog

German Wirehaired Pointer

Medium to large sized, the German Wirehaired Pointer is a griffon type dog breed hailing from Germany and developed for hunting purposes in the 19th c..

Sporting dogLarge dogGermany
francais blanc et noir dog

Francais Blanc et Noir

Translated from the French Chien Francais Blanc et Noir, is the French White and Black Hound. His ancestry goes back before the French Revolution to ..

Hound dogLarge dogFrance
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English White Terrier

The English White Terrier was developed in the 1860’s by a group of breeders from the Sealyham terriers, the Jack Russell terrier, and the Fox Terrier..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
saluki dog

Saluki

It seems as though the Saluki's origins go far back to ancient Egypt times. The dog is known for its superb hunting abilities. These dogs have been..

Hound dogLarge dogIraq
keeshond dog

Keeshond

Keeshond is the term used for German Spitzes and although many American references have it that the Keeshond originated in the Netherlands, some say t..

Non sporting dogMedium dogNetherlands
rough collie dog

Rough Collie

Many people have seen the movie ‘Lassie’, and of course this movie made the Collie popular and famous. Apart from the Rough Collie, you also get th..

Herding dogsLarge dogUnited Kingdom
irish wolfhound dog

Irish Wolfhound

It is believed that the Irish Wolfhound is an ancient breed and that it was brought to Ireland as early as 7000 BC. These dogs were bred as hunting..

Hound dogGiant dogIreland
borzoi dog

Borzoi

Developed in Russia and also known as the Russian Wolfhound, the Borzoi was used to hunt wolf in the country. By 1873 there were only a few Borzoi wh..

Hound dogLarge dogBosnia and Herzegovina
parson russell terrier dog

Parson Russell Terrier

The Parson Russell Terrier hails from England and is a small to medium sized dog dating back to the 18th century. It is believed that Reverend John ‘J..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
french spaniel dog

French Spaniel

Developed in France and then in Canada, the French Spaniel is a descendent of 14th century hunting dogs. Originally the breed was very popular with th..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
bavarian mountain hound dog

Bavarian Mountain Hound

The Bavarian Mountain Hound was originally bred mixing the Bavarian Hound and the Hanover Hound. They decided to mix these breeds in a hope that the n..

Hound dogMedium dogGermany
chiapom dog

Chiapom

The Chi-Pom or Chiapom comes from mixing the Pomeranian and the Chihuahua, and both these dogs are toy breeds and known as companion dogs. These li..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
flat coated retriever dog

Flat-Coated Retriever

The Flat-Coated Retriever traces its heritage to 19th century England. A popular gamekeepers’ dog, the actual descendants of the breed are not entirel..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
black and tan coonhound dog

Black and Tan Coonhound

Descendent of the English Talbot Hound, the Black and Tann Coonhound is nevertheless an American creation. Developed by crossing the Black and Tan Vir..

Hound dogLarge dogUnited States
english toy terrier black and tan dog

English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan)

They English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) is closely related to the Manchester Terrier and the Old English Black and Tan Terrier. The English Toy Terrier..

Toy dogToy dogUnited Kingdom
fox terrier smooth dog

Fox Terrier (Smooth)

The Smooth Fox Terrier is one of two Fox Terrier breeds, the other being the Wirehaired Fox Terrier. Fox Terriers are believed to be one of the oldest..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
central asian shepherd dog

Central Asian Shepherd

This large dog breed is a native to the wilds of Central Asia, where it has been guarding and protecting livestock for thousands of years. In fact the..

Working dogLarge dogRussia
indian spitz dog

Indian Spitz

The Indian Spitz is a working dog and has always been used for hunting and tracking small game. It is a popular dog breed in India. There isn't too..

Working dogSmall dogIndia
australian bulldog dog

Australian Bulldog

The Australian Bulldog was bred from several breeds: The Bullmastiff, English bulldog, the English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Boxer. You will ..

Non sporting dogMedium dogAustralia
australian collie dog

Australian Collie

The Koolie, as a breed we know today, originates from Australia. But, before they were breed and imported, they were the mix made of Britain smooth co..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
kerry blue terrier dog

Kerry Blue Terrier

The Kerry Blue Terrier hails from Ireland, with the name of the dog coming from a place known as County Kerry, and Blue being the color of the dog's c..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
bouvier des flandres dog

Bouvier des Flandres

These large dogs have descended from Flemish cattle dogs, and in French, the word Bouvier means herdsman or cattle herder. This is because the dog was..

Herding dogsLarge dogBelgium
long haired chihuahua dog

Long Haired Chihuahua

The short haired Chihuahua is such a recognizable dog breed, probably because of his tiny size, but did you know that you also get a long haired varie..

Toy dogToy dogMexico
mackenzie river husky dog

Mackenzie River Husky

The name Mackenzie River Husky was given to these huskies by those wanting to name the freight huskies of a certain area. The name took hold in the 19..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
dogo guatemalteco dog

Dogo Guatemalteco

Known as the Guatemalteco Bull Terrier or Guatemalan Molosser, the Dogo Guatemalteco is also known as the Bull Terrier Guatemalteco, Guatemalan Bull T..

Molosser dogsLarge dogGuatemala
eurasier dog

Eurasier

The Eurasier is a dog which hails from Germany and is a cross between the Wolf Spitz, the Chow Chow and the Samoyed. The puppies of the dog could r..

Companion dogMedium dogGermany
australian red heeler dog

Australian Red Heeler

When George Hall arrived in the New South Wales Colony in 1802 he set about ‘creating’ a tough working- or herding dog. By crossing Australia’s native..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
boykin spaniel dog

Boykin Spaniel

The Boykin Spaniel was originally bred by South Carolina hunters as the perfect dog for hunting wild bird during the early 1900s. Alexander White of S..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
australian silky terrier dog

Australian Silky Terrier

Many toy breeds have been bred for centuries and were kept as lap dogs and companion dogs. Known at first as ‘The Sydney Silk’ the Australian Silky Te..

Toy dogSmall dogAustralia

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