Russia dog breeds (26) | 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..

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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..

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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
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
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
black russian terrier dog

Black Russian Terrier

During the cold war, the Soviet Union developed the Black Russian Terrier as a working military dog. During the early 1950’s, the Red Star Kennel deve..

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russian toy terrier dog

Russian Toy Terrier

The Russian Toy Terrier is one of the dog breeds that hails from Russia in the 20th century. The Russian nobility fancied these little dogs as compani..

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russian spaniel dog

Russian Spaniel

The Russian Spaniel is a gun dog which has originated from the English Cocker Spaniel and the English Springer Spaniel. Today while he is a gun dog he..

Gun dogSmall dogRussia
karelo finnish laika dog

Karelo-Finnish Laika

The Karelo Finnish Laika is a Spitz type hunting dog from the Karelia area of Russia.Some people say the dog developed in Sweden. The dog is from a gr..

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moscow watchdog dog

Moscow Watchdog

The Moscow Watchdog is a cross between the Caucasian Oytcharka, the St. Bernard and other Russian hound dogs. This large breed dog was developed in th..

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east european shepherd dog

East European Shepherd

The East European Shepherd is a dog which hails from Russia. The dog was developed in the 1930-1950s as there was a need for a bigger, more robust, we..

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Russian Harlequin Hound

The origins of the Russian Harlequin Hound are somewhat vague as there are many Russian hunting hounds and many of them have a similar ancestry. Th..

Hound dogMedium dogRussia
russian hound dog

Russian Hound

There are sportsmen and hunters who appreciate the versatile Russian Hound. The Russian Hound has been a popular working breed in its homeland for a l..

Hound dogMedium dogRussia
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Russian Setter

People often think it is ridiculous that a Setter dog comes from Russia. It is believed that the Russians did have some kind of Griffon and the word P..

Setter dogMedium dogRussia
russo european laika dog

Russo-European Laika

The Russo-European Laika is a hunting dog that comes from Russia. It is a dog that has been developed from Spitz type dogs. A breeding program was ..

Working dogMedium dogRussia
nenets herding laika dog

Nenets Herding Laika

There is a large variety of Laika dogs as the word is almost a generic term for a type of Russian hunting dog. They are found in Northern Russia and S..

Herding dogsMedium dogRussia
south russian ovcharka

South Russian Ovcharka

Known also as the South Russian Sheepdog or the Ukranian Shepherd Dog, the South Russian Ovcharka’s history isn’t well established, and there are diff..

Herding dogsLarge dogRussia
spitz dog

Spitz

A spitz is not a breed of dog, but rather a “group or family” of dogs that has its roots in Germany. Within this family there are a variety of breeds ..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogRussia
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Sulimov

Another name for the Sulimov dog is Shalaika. This Russian jackal-dog-hybrid is thought to have developed from golden jackals and Lapponian Herders..

Working dogMedium dogRussia
latvian hound dog

Latvian Hound

The Latvian Hound is a medium sized Russian or Latvian hunting hound. The dog was bred in Latvia, Russia. He was developed from a number of Englis..

Hound dogMedium dogRussia
tsvetnaya bolonka dog

Tsvetnaya Bolonka

The Tsvetnaya Bolonka is a rare toy breed which was developed in Moscow. It is believed that the dog’s ancestors are the Toy Poodle, Pekingnese, Bi..

Companion dogSmall dogRussia
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
hortaya borzaya dog

Hortaya Borzaya

The Hortaya Borzaya is an ancient sighthound from Asia with its origins in Kievan Rus = Grand Duchy of Lithuania = Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and ..

Hound dogLarge dogRussia
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Moscow Guard dog

Looking much like the Saint Bernard, the Moscow Guard Dog or Moscow Watchdog is large, descending from quite a few giant breeds such as the Saint Bern..

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Moscow Water Dog

The Moscow Water Dog was developed in the Soviet Union around the same time as other classic Soviet dogs. The Moscow Watchdog and the Black Russian Te..

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Circassian Orloff Wolfhound

Very little is known of the history and development of the Circassian Orloff Wolfhound. It is suspected that it is related to the Hare Hound, Deerhoun..

Hound dogLarge dogRussia

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