Terrier dog breeds (69) | MyDogBreeds

boston terrier dog

Boston Terrier

Nicknamed the American Gentleman, the Boston Terrier is the result of crossing the British Bulldog with the white English Terrier. At first the Boston..

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american pit bull terrier dog

American Pit Bull Terrier

The history of the American Pit Bull Terrier might be a confusing one to some dog lovers and certainly to the general public that tends to lump all th..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited States
jack russell terrier dog

Jack Russell Terrier

The popular Jack Russell Terrier was developed in Devonshire in the south of England in the late 1800's so as to hunt foxes. Often believed to be t..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
bull terrier dog

Bull Terrier

The Bull Terrier belongs to the Terrier group of dogs and this already tell you that he is highly energetic and that he is essentially intolerant of ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
west highland white terrier dog

West Highland White Terrier

The West highland white terrier originated from Poltalloch in Scotland. So they were initially called as Poltalloch terrier and after that they were c..

Terrier dogSmall 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
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
airedale terrier dog

Airedale Terrier

Airedale terrier got its name from a small river Aire in Leeds area in Great Britain. First information about Airedale terrier originates back in 1850..

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american staffordshire terrier dog

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a part of all the confusion surrounding the group of “pit bulls”. The American Staffordshire Terrier is directly..

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cairn terrier dog

Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier originates in the Scottish Highlands. This feisty little dog was given the name Cairn, as he used to hunt prey between the Scottish ..

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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..

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fox terrier dog

Fox Terrier

The Wirehaired Fox Terrier and the Smooth Fox Terrier were for over 100 years the same breed of dog. Now it is believed that they are two separate bre..

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Bull and Terrier

The Bull and Terrier is a blend between a number of Old English Terriers and the Old English Bulldog. It is believed that this extinct dog was the sta..

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biewer dog

Biewer

The Biewer is, or was, a piebald Yorkie caused by a recessive gene in a breeding of two Yorkshire Terriers. On Jan 20, 1984 a piebald Yorkshire puppy ..

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rat terrier dog

Rat Terrier

Known also as the American Rat Terrier or even as the Rattie, this American dog breed is a farm dog, common on family farms during the 1920's and 193..

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bedlington terrier dog

Bedlington Terrier

Originally known as Rodbury Terriers or Rothbury’s Lambs, and renowned for looking like a lamb, the Bedlington Terrier was bred in the village of Bedl..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
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
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
patterdale terrier dog

Patterdale Terrier

The Patterdale was developed in England,with his origins being linked to an early breeder with the name Joe Bowman. They were sought after for thei..

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american hairless terrier dog

American Hairless Terrier

Derived from the Rat Terrier, the American Hairless Terrier was born in a litter of Rat Terriers in 1972. The evolution of this breed is very diffe..

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bull terrier miniature dog

Bull Terrier Miniature

Less well known than the Bull Terrier, the Miniature Bull Terrier which actually follows the same breed standard, has a height of 35cm. The Bull Terri..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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russell terrier dog

Russell Terrier

This feisty little dog was developed in England a couple of centuries ago. He has a well documented history. An interesting aspect with this dog is th..

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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
austrian pinscher dog

Austrian Pinscher

The Australian pinscher exists from the early nineteenth century in Australia. They were originally breed and raised to be great family pet and the gu..

Terrier dogMedium dogAustria
feist dog

Feist

The Feist is a small dog from the United States, coming from Terrier dogs which were brought over to the States. It is believed that these Terriers in..

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lakeland terrier dog

Lakeland Terrier

The Lakeland Terrier hails from the lake district of England. They were bred to hunt foxes that were coming after the lambs during lambing season. ..

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manchester terrier dog

Manchester Terrier

Looking much like the Black and Tan Terrier, the Manchester Terrier is a dog that was actually developed from the Black and Tan, which is the oldest k..

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atlas terrier dog

Atlas Terrier

The Atlas Terrier is a rare dog. He was developed in the USA and is a blend of Jack Russell Terriers, Rat Terriers, Border Terriers and Patterdale Ter..

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jagdterrier dog

Jagdterrier

Known as the German Hunt Terrier, the Jagdterrier hails from Germany and is a working terrier. In fact, the purpose of the Jagdterrier was for breeder..

Terrier dogMedium dogGermany
dandie dinmont terrier dog

Dandie Dinmont Terrier

The rough coated Dandie Dinmont Terrier originates from Scotland. They were used centuries ago for hunting otters and badgers. There are theories t..

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Blue Paul Terrier

Known also as the Scottish Bull Terrier, the Blue Poll or the Blue Poll Bulldog, the Blue Paul Terrier’s origins, as with many unusual dog breeds, are..

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miniature fox terrier dog

Miniature Fox Terrier

Known as Mini Foxies or Toy Fox Terriers, these dogs hail from Australia, having been bred there since the 1800s already. They are descendants of f..

Terrier dogSmall dogAustralia
cesky terrier dog

Cesky Terrier

Known as the Bohemian Terrier and looking similar to a Scottish Terrier dog, the Cesky Terrier is a dog breed that has been created by Frantisek Horak..

Terrier dogSmall dogCzech Republic
glen of imaal terrier dog

Glen of Imaal Terrier

Hailing from Ireland and known also as the Wicklow Terrier or just Glen, the Glen of Imaal Terrier was used to get rid of rats, badgers and otters as ..

Terrier dogSmall dogIreland
schnorkie dog

Schnorkie

This dog is a cross between the Miniature Schnauzer and the Yorkshire Terrier. It’s not a purebred dog and is known as a designer dog. These dogs ..

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sealyham terrier dog

Sealyham Terrier

The Sealyham Terrier is a rare dog breed originating in Wales. The dog was developed in the 19th century by Captain John Edwardes at Sealyham House. T..

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chilean fox terrier dog

Chilean Fox Terrier

The Chilean Fox Terrier, developed in Chile, is a dog breed which comes from crossing the British Fox Terrier with some of the local Chilean dogs. ..

Terrier dogSmall dogChile
indian bull terrier dog

Indian Bull Terrier

Not much is known of the dog breed crossings that James Hinks carried out to get the Indian Bull Terrier. It is believed that he used the old English ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
irish bull terrier dog

Irish Bull Terrier

The Irish Bull Terrier is a variant of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and is also known as the Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrie. The dog isn’t parti..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
japanese terrier dog

Japanese Terrier

The Japanese Terrier is native to Japan and is a rare pure bred dog. It is believed that the dog comes from Smooth Fox Terriers who arrived way back i..

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Black and Tan Terrier

There is limited information on the Black and Tan Terriers since it is extinct. Black and Tan terrier came out of the “Terrier Wars” between the Brit..

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cairland terrier dog

Cairland Terrier

The Cairland Terrier is a cross between the Cairn Terrier and the West Highland White Terrier. It simply means that if you own a Cairland, you’re goin..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
brazilian terrier dog

Brazilian Terrier

Though its exact origins are questioned it is known that the Brazillian Terrier was developed in Brazil and along with the Fila Brasileiro, are the on..

Terrier dogMedium dogBrazil
fell terrier dog

Fell Terrier

Fell terriers, known by other names such as Lakeland-, Patterdale-, Red Fell or Black Fell Terrier are small working terriers, hailing from the fell o..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
harlequin pinscher dog

Harlequin Pinscher

This toy-sized dog is a type of Miniature Pinscher originating in Germany. The dog was developed by crossing traditional Miniature Pinschers with othe..

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lucas terrier dog

Lucas Terrier

The Lucas Terrier is a rare breed which hails from England, originating there in the late 1940s. Today it is considered a purebred. It was originally..

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Old English Terrier

Known also as the Black Terrier, by the 18th century, the Old English Terrier was available as a rough-coated dog as well as a smooth-coated dog. ..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
plummer terrier dog

Plummer Terrier

This purebred dog was developed by Dr David Brian Plummer in the UK. The whole idea for developing the dog was for it to be an all-purpose dog that c..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
ratonero bodeguero andaluz dog

Ratonero Bodeguero Andaluz

Long ago the English visited Spain to sample their wines, bringing with them smooth coated English Fox Terriers which were later crossed with other do..

Terrier dogSmall dogSpain
scoland terrier dog

Scoland Terrier

Not much is known about the Scoland Terrier. It is not a purebred but rather a crossbreed developed by crossing the Scottish Terrier with the Westland..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
skye terrier dog

Skye Terrier

The Skye Terrier is a hardy dog breed and is actually considered to be an endangered native dog breed in the United Kingdom. They were found on the..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
irish staffordshire bull terrier dog

Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier comes from Staffordshire, England, but the Irish Staffie was later developed by Irish breeders so its origin is essenti..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
soft coated wheaten terrier dog

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

This wheaten colored terrier hails from Ireland. Although the Wheaten has been around for a long time, it was in 1937 that he was recognized as a bree..

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staffordshire bull terrier dog

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier was first developed in the northern sections of Birmingham and in Staffordshire, England. The Staffie is a cross betwee..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
kaikadi dog

Kaikadi

The Kaikadi or Kai Kadi is a terrier dog, hailing from India. Not much is available on the history of the dog, but today you won't easily find origina..

Terrier dogSmall dogIndia
toy fox terrier dog

Toy Fox Terrier

The small Toy Fox Terrier was developed in the United States of America and is a smaller look-alike of the larger Smooth Fox Terrier. Several toy b..

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toy manchester terrier dog

Toy Manchester Terrier

The Toy Manchester Terrier comes from Manchester and came about by breeding the Manchester Terrier with smaller dog breeds. Looking like a Doberma..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited Kingdom
teddy roosevelt terrier dog

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier

Teddy Roosevelt Terriers (Teddy, American Teddy) are American hunting terriers related to American Rat Terriers and a host of other working, farm, hun..

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tenterfield terrier dog

Tenterfield Terrier

The ancestors of the Tenterfield Terrier came to Australia with the British and from them came this Australian breed. The English terriers were bred t..

Terrier dogSmall dogAustralia
welsh terrier dog

Welsh Terrier

Originating in Wales and bred to hunt the Welsh Terrier might be the oldest dog breed from the U.K. still in existence today. They were bred to hunt b..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
wheaten terrier dog

Wheaten Terrier

The Wheaten Terrier hails from Ireland, some 200 years ago. The dog was bred to be a useful dog to have around the farm. He was needed to help with..

Terrier dogMedium dogIreland
white schnauzer dog

White Schnauzer

The White Schnauzer was established in Germany in 2006 for people looking for this particular breed of dog but in white. The traditional color is s..

Terrier dogSmall dogGermany
wire haired fox terrier dog

Wire Haired Fox Terrier

The Wire Haired Fox Terrier originates in England, and it is thought that the dog developed from the white English Terrier being crossed with the Bull..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom

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