Sporting dog breeds (38) | MyDogBreeds

labrador retriever dog

Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever has its origin from Newfoundland which is an island.Dorset Eskimos are the people who settled down first in Newfoundland. Newfo..

Sporting dogLarge dogCanada
chesapeake bay retriever dog

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Fondly referred to as the Chessie, the ‘Labrador-look-alike’ Chesapeake Bay Retriever’s history extends to St. Johns Newfoundland pups which were resc..

Sporting dogLarge dogUnited States
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
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
english pointer dog

English Pointer

We can find records for pointers from 17th century. Breeds such as Old Spanish and Portuguese Pointer were set in to England from European Mainland. I..

Sporting dogMedium 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
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
bull arab dog

Bull Arab

In the 1970’s feral pig hunters wanted a dog that could be aggressive in finding and capturing the pigs. The hunters crossed the German Shorthaired Po..

Sporting dogLarge dogAustralia
gordon setter dog

Gordon Setter

The Gordon Setter includes mixes of the English Setter and the Irish Setter. The original purpose of the breed was to hunt game birds. The dog bree..

Sporting dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
finnish spitz dog

Finnish Spitz

The “barking Bird Dog” or Finnish Spitz was Developed in Finland. The breed is fearless and small with a different style than many other hunting dogs...

Sporting dogMedium dogFinland
ariegeois dog

Ariegeois

The Ariegeois is a fairly new breed, believed to have originated in France in 1912. As a scent hound, it is a blend of 3 French scent hounds - Grand ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
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Beagador

The Beagador, the gorgeous medium size dog, is a mix of two beautiful breeds: Labrador retriever and a Beagle. This mix was made on purpose in the USA..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited States
magyar agar dog

Magyar Agar

The tall, slender Magyar Agar is a sighthound dog breed hailing from Hungary and which has been used for hunting and coursing, some dogs of which are ..

Sporting dogLarge dogHungary
nova scotia duck tolling retriever dog

Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever dog was bred in the 19th-century in Nova Scotia, Eastern Canada. They were used as hunting dogs. Known as th..

Sporting dogMedium dogCanada
mountain burmese dog

Mountain Burmese

The Burmese Mountain Dog is quite often taken to be the Bernese Mountain Dog, a Swiss farm dog. However, the Burmese Mountain Dog comes not from Switz..

Sporting dogGiant dogMyanmar
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English Water Spaniel

The English Water Spaniel breed is extinct and has been since the early 1900’s. It was last seen in the 1930s. The breed was a hunting breed, diving f..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
field spaniel dog

Field Spaniel

The Field Spaniel was developed to retrieve game, being developed in 19th century England as a hunting companion. Today they are still used as hunting..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
artois hound dog

Artois Hound

The Artois Hound developed in France, essentially from the Picardy and Artois regions of northern France. The idea was to use them for the hunting of ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
curly coated retriever dog

Curly Coated Retriever

There isn’t much on the origin of the Curly-Coated Retriever and his history hasn’t been well documented. The dog originated some time ago in the e..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
eurohound dog

Eurohound

Sled dog racers wanted something unique and hardy in their dogs and the Eurohound seemed to be the dog that fitted the bill. It was in the 1980s th..

Sporting dogLarge dogNorway
grand anglo francais blanc et noir dog

Grand Anglo-Francais Blanc et Noir

Known also as the Great Anglo-Francais, White and Black Hound or the Grand Anglo, the Francais Blanc et Noir is one of several breeds of hounds. T..

Sporting dogLarge dogFrance
lagotto romagnolo dog

Lagotto Romagnolo

The Lagotto Romagnolo dog, known as the Water Dog of Romagna, and falling into the sporting dog category, is a pure breed dog which comes from the Rom..

Sporting dogMedium dogItaly
braque francais dog

Braque Francais

Braque Francais was at first one general breed of hounds in the Gascognes and Pyrenees Mountains areas of France. The one breed became two. Known as t..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
formosan mountain dog dog

Formosan Mountain Dog

The Formosan Mountain Dog is most often known as the Taiwan dog and it is a landrace indigenous to Taiwan. It is a small to medium breed of dog that w..

Sporting dogMedium dogTaiwan
grand anglo francais blanc et orange dog

Grand Anglo-Francais Blanc et Orange

The Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Orange is one of three Grand Anglo-Français breeds. The dogs comes from crossing French scenting hounds with English..

Sporting dogLarge dogFrance
grand anglo francais tricolore dog

Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore

Originating in France, the Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore has been recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006. He was developed in France in the 180..

Sporting dogLarge dogFrance
shikoku dog

Shikoku

The Shikoku is from the Shikoku Island in Japan and they are very much like the Japanese Shiba Inu. There are six native Japanese dog breeds and the S..

Sporting dogMedium dogJapan
slovakian hound dog

Slovakian Hound

The Slovakian Hound is also known as the Slovenský Kopov or the Black Forest Hound. This is a scenthound which comes from Slovakia in Central Europe a..

Sporting dogMedium dogSlovakia
small munsterlander dog

Small Munsterlander

Known also as the Kleiner Munsterlander or just plain Munster, the Small Munsterlander comes from the Munster region of Germany and is a beautiful hun..

Sporting dogMedium dogGermany
sussex spaniel dog

Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel comes from Sussex in southern England. The whole purpose of his development was for him to rush between reeds, causing birds to fly..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
kooikerhondje dog

Kooikerhondje

The Kooikerhondje is of Dutch ancestry and is a medium-sized spaniel-type dog breed that has always been a working dog, being used to attract ducks in..

Sporting dogMedium dogNetherlands
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Tweed Water Spaniel

The Tweed Water Spaniel is extinct. Fortunately, we have some beautiful dogs that come from this dog. It is involved in bringing about the Golden Retr..

Sporting dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
welsh springer spaniel dog

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel is thought to be an old Land Spaniel similar to the English Springer Spaniel. They were pretty mush an unknown breed until..

Sporting dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
west siberian laika dog

West Siberian Laika

The West Siberian Laika come from the Khanty and Mansi tribes of West Siberia and Ural. They are a primitive breed used for hunting and come from the ..

Sporting dogMedium dogRussia
wetterhoun dog

Wetterhoun

The Wetterhoun is a water dog developed in the 1500 or 1600s to hunt otters. The breed was developed by the Frisians in the Netherlands near the North..

Sporting dogMedium dogNetherlands
braque francais pyrenean type dog

Braque Francais (Pyrenean Type)

The Braque Francais Gascognes and the Braque Francais Pyrenees are two alike dogs that are in reality separate breeds. The Pyrenees is not as rare as ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
braque saint germain dog

Braque Saint-Germain

The Braque Saint-Germain, also known as the St. Germain Pointing Dog, is a French creation. The French pointing dogs and the English pointing dogs wer..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
wirehaired pointing griffon dog

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Known also as the Korthals Griffon, the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a hunting- and gundog. It was Eduard Karel Korthals who is thought to have brou..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance

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