United States dog breeds (123) | 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..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited States
american bully dog

American Bully

The American Bully breed was founded in the United States in the mid of 1990s also recognized by the United Kennel Club on July 15, 2013. They are aug..

Companion dogLarge dogUnited States
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
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
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
american bulldog dog

American Bulldog

Following World War II, the American Bulldog was almost extinct. Thanks to John D. Johnson from Summerville, Georgia the breed is still with us tod..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
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
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
alaskan malamute dog

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute is one of the oldest breeds. Thousands of years ago, native people in the land between Alaska and Siberia. From the beginning, this b..

Working dogLarge 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
morkie dog

Morkie

These cute little dogs originated in the United States. As a cross between a Maltese Poodle and Yorkshire Terrier, the idea of breeders was to bring o..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
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
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Other

Dog lovers are thrilled because there is such diversity to choose from when looking for a pet. There are so many other dogs that don’t have any par..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
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
american eskimo dog dog

American Eskimo Dog

The American Eskimo is derived from the Nordic Spitz breed and most closely related to the German Spitz in particular. There were many German Spitzes ..

Herding dogsSmall dogUnited States
olde english bulldogge dog

Olde English Bulldogge

The Bulldog in general has undergone quite a few changes over the years and the Olde English Bulldogge was developed as a designer breed in the United..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
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
chorkie dog

Chorkie

The Chorkie is a very popular little dog but he is not a purebred. The Chorkie was developed by crossing the Yorkshire Terrier with the Chihuahua. Pro..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
alaskan husky dog

Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky is created to be a working dog who can do many different jobs like hauling logs, transport, supplies delivery, racing dogs, etc. Mushers..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
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
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
alaskan klee kai dog

Alaskan Klee Kai

Alaskan Klee Kai breed is created in Alaska by Linda S Spurlin with help of her family. When she saw a smaller type of Siberian Husky, she immediately..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
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
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
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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
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..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited States
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
chiweenie dog

Chiweenie

The Chiweenie is a small dog developed in the 1960’s as a hybrid/cross between the Dachshund and the Chihuahua. Due to their small size and big person..

Toy dogToy 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
american mastiff dog

American Mastiff

The history of the American Mastiff is entirely tied to the old European Mastiffs but in particular the English Mastiff. The developers of the America..

Molosser dogsGiant dogUnited States
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
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
catahoula leopard dog

Catahoula Leopard

This working dog breed originates from America’s Deep South. In fact it was originally named after a small village in the state of Louisiana and was m..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
redbone coonhound dog

Redbone Coonhound

The Redbone Coonhound has always had a busy life hunting bear, deer and cougar. It is thought that this dog descends from from Bloodhounds, Foxhounds ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
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..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited States
goldador dog

Goldador

Introduced as a designer dog, the Goldador is beautiful – a mix between Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers, two of the most popular dog breeds ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
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
english shepherd dog

English Shepherd

The English Shepherd is another dog with an English name that was developed in the United States. They developed from British farm dogs that were brou..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
chipoo dog

Chipoo

The Chipoo is not a purebred dog but rather a cross between the Toy Poodle and the Chihuahua. In the 1970’s the two breeds were crossed and the Chipoo..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
american foxhound dog

American Foxhound

As a cousin of the English Foxhound, the American Foxhound is a scent hound and bred for hunting. Robert Brooke brought the first hunting dogs to the ..

Hound dogLarge dogUnited States
coonhound dog

Coonhound

The Coonhound, hailing from the United States of America, is a scenthound or hunting dog of which there are 6 distinct breeds which are recognized by ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
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
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
mountain cur dog

Mountain Cur

From The United States in the hound group comes the Mountain Cur. This breed was developed especially to “tree” their prey and to trail other smaller ..

Hound dogLarge dogUnited States
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
catahoula cur dog

Catahoula Cur

The Catahoula Cur is also known as the Catahoula Leopard Dog or the Louisiana Catahoula. The dog hails from Louisiana, United States. It is thought..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
black mouth cur dog

Black Mouth Cur

The Black Mouth Cur was developed in the southern United States but comes from a long line of Curs and Cur type dogs that date back to pre-Christian t..

Hound dogLarge dogUnited States
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
catahoula bulldog dog

Catahoula Bulldog

Long ago, ranchers kept the Catahoula Leopard to catch and carry prey, but because it lacked the strength to do so, they would include other stronger ..

Molosser dogsMedium dogUnited States
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..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited States
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..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited States
borador dog

Borador

Hybrid breeds have become popular in the last decade or so. The Borador, hailing from Northern America, is one of these popular crossbreeds between tw..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
english coonhound dog

English Coonhound

The interesting thing about the English Coonhound is that he originated in the United States, in the southern states. It is also called the American ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
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Schnauzerdor

With these modern day mixed-breeds, there is no history or records of when they came into being so we assume the USA. And so it it with the Schnauzer ..

Companion dogLarge dogUnited States
american water spaniel dog

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel was developed in the United States. He is the state dog of Wisconsin and was developed there in the 19th century. The blood..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
pyredoodle dog

Pyredoodle

These dogs only originated in the 1980s, and as a designer dog they are a cross between a Standard Poodle and the Great Pyrenees, both ancient dog bre..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
dorkie dog

Dorkie

Dorkie Terriers originate from the United States of America. The small Dorkie, a cross between the Dachshund and the Yorkshire Terrier has a short his..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
fruggle dog

Fruggle

The Fruggle is a mixed breed/hybrid crossover between a Pug and a French Bulldog. The “Frug” is considered a designer breed, developed in the United S..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
american english coonhound dog

American English Coonhound

The American English Coonhound was developed in the Southern part of the United States from the variety of English hunting dogs that came to the State..

Hound dogLarge dogUnited States
irish doodles dog

Irish Doodles

Known also as the Irish Doodle Setter or the Irish Setterdoodle, the Irish Doodle is a crossbreed – a mix of Irish Setter and Poodle. This designer..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
doxiepoo dog

Doxiepoo

The Doxiepoo is a designer dog breed - a combination of the Dachshund who was used to hunt for Badgers and the Poodle, a dog bred in France to essenti..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
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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
bospin dog

Bospin

The Bospin is a fairly new breed of dog and is the result of cross-breeding between the Boston Terrier and the Miniature Pinscher. Mixed breed dogs..

Toy dogSmall dogUnited States
mcnab dog

McNab

The attractive McNab dog is also known as the McNab Shepherd or McNab Collie. This very lively dog originated in the Mendocino region of Northern Cali..

Working dogMedium dogUnited States
mountain view cur dog

Mountain View Cur

The Mountain View Cur is an American bred dog that resulted from years of deliberate breeding and careful culling of the litters to improve the Mounta..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
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 ..

Terrier dogSmall dogUnited States
brug dog

Brug

The Brug or Griffon Pug is not a purebred dog at this point in time. It is a cross between a Pug and a Brussels Griffon, currently known as a “designe..

Miscellaneous dogsSmall dogUnited States
native american indian dog dog

Native American Indian Dog

The Native American Indian Dog is an ancient breed, that some consider to be feral. It is a landrace breed that developed with the indigenous peoples ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
bordoodle dog

Bordoodle

Known also as a Borderpoo or Borderdoodle, the Bordoodle is a designer- or hybrid breed which hails from the United States of America. Both the dog..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
irish jack russell dog

Irish Jack Russell

Originating in the United States of America, the Irish Jack Russell, also known as Short Jack Russells, was bred to bring about a calmer temperament a..

Working dogSmall dogUnited States
blue lacy dog

Blue Lacy

The Lacy brothers came to Texas in 1858, and this breed is named after them. They wanted a strong, robust working dog. It is a working/herding dog br..

Herding dogsMedium dogUnited States
lhasapoo dog

Lhasapoo

Such a cute, cuddly teddy bear of a dog is popular with everyone who just wants a wonderful canine companion. Both the Lhasa Apso and the Poodle ar..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
dalmador dog

Dalmador

The Dalmador is a cross-breed – a mix between a Dalmation and a Labrador, and because it is a a fairly new breed you won’t find much information about..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
renascence bulldogge dog

Renascence Bulldogge

The Renascence Bulldogge, sometimes referred to as the Gargoyle – or Guardian bulldogs, came about by crossing the American Bulldogs with Bullmastif..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
antebellum bulldog dog

Antebellum Bulldog

The history of the Antebellum Bulldog dates back the 1600s where it was used as a lasting solution to drive away hogs in rice plantation farms in Alta..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
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American Molossus

Based on the massive dog of Mesopotamia in 5000 BC, the American Molossus is the same dog recreated in the United States by and for the lovers of thes..

Molosser dogsGiant dogUnited States
american staghound dog

American Staghound

The American Staghound is hunting dog and type of sighthound that is not recognized as a separate breed. They have historically been bred to hunt coyo..

Hound dogGiant dogUnited States
beago dog

Beago

Made up of two purebred dog breeds, the Beagle and the Golden Retriever, Beago is kind of new breed. Some say that they were bred on purpose during th..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
hermes bulldogge dog

Hermes Bulldogge

The Hermes Bulldogge is not a breed in itself, but is actually a line within the English Bulldogge line. The Hermes family in the United States bred t..

Companion dogMedium dogUnited States
majestic tree hound dog

Majestic Tree Hound

The Majestic Tree Hound is a fairly new crossbreed dog. While the actual breed is very recent, the stem stock goes way back to medieval times. The ..

Hound dogLarge dogUnited States
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Canadian Pointer

There are some dog breeds whose history and origins are dubious. The existence of the Canadian Pointer is also a matter of debate, and research reveal..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited States
canis panther dog

Canis Panther

The Canis Panther is a strong, muscled dog who has been developed in the USA in the 1970s by Scorpio Jones, Michael Stratten, and Lucas Lopez. They m..

Molosser dogsLarge dogUnited States
carolina dog dog

Carolina Dog

The Carolina dog comes from wild dogs that used to run with the Paleo-Indians of North America, and today they can still be found in their wild state ..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
miniature siberian husky dog

Miniature Siberian Husky

Miniature Siberian Huskies – also known as mini huskies – are your regular Siberian husky bred to be that much smaller than what the breed standard d..

Working dogSmall dogUnited States
bugg dog

Bugg

The Bugg is generally a cross between a Boston Terrier and a Pug. There is no clear history in terms of who started this hybrid dog that was recognize..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
chinook dog

Chinook

In the early 20th century, in the small town of Wonalancet, New Hampshire a new breed of dog called the Chinook was born. Developed by Arthur Treadwel..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
mountain feist dog

Mountain Feist

In the Southern portion of North America, the Mountain Feist was developed. It is the Ozarks and Southern Appalachia that the Mountain Fiest calls his..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogUnited States
cockachon dog

Cockachon

The Cockachon is not a pure bred dog but rather a cross between the Cocker Spaniel and the Bichon Frise. Very little if anything is known about who in..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States
pugalier dog

Pugalier

The Pugalier is a designer dog which dates to the 1980s and 1990s. Being a fairly new dog breed, it doesn’t have a long or detailed history. It is ..

Companion dogSmall dogUnited States
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Gran Mastin de Borinquen

The Gran Mastín de Borinquen is also referred to as the Puerto Rican Mastiff or the Mastín Borincano and is actually native to Puerto Rico. The dog..

Molosser dogsLarge dogUnited States
shepard labrador dog

Shepard Labrador

The Labrador/German Shepherd mix, known as the Shepard Labrador was no doubt first bred in the United States from two very popular dog breeds - the La..

Companion dogLarge dogUnited States
shepherd husky dog

Shepherd Husky

What a beautiful dog the Shepherd Husky is. He is a mix between the Husky and the German Shepherd. Other names for him include Gerberian Shepsky, Germ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited States
shiloh shepherd dog

Shiloh Shepherd

The Shiloh Shepherd is currently a hybrid that breeders are attempting to develop into a new breed. New York breeder, Tina Barber, out of Shiloh Sheph..

Companion dogGiant dogUnited States
shorkie dog

Shorkie

The Shorkie is a mix between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Shih Tzu. This little dog actually thinks he’s quite big. He is a great watchdog and a barker, ..

Miscellaneous dogsSmall dogUnited States
silken windhound dog

Silken Windhound

The Silken Windhound is a breed intentionally developed by Borzoi and Deerhound breeder, Francie Stull. Although the first litter of the Windhoud was ..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited States
irish mastiff hound dog

Irish Mastiff Hound

The Irish Mastiff Hound is a huge dog – a mix of the English Mastiff and the Irish Wolfhound. Both of these dogs have been around for a long time a..

Companion dogGiant dogUnited States
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Snorkie

The Snorkie is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Yorkshire Terrier and the Miniature Schnauzer. The exact origins of this dog are unkno..

Toy dogToy dogUnited States

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