Moderately trainable dogs breeds (136) | 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
yorkshire terrier dog

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire terrier originated in Yorkshire which is a place in northern England. In mid 19th century workers from Scotland came to Yorkshire in sea..

Toy dogToy dogUnited Kingdom
rottweiler dog

Rottweiler

It is beleived to be the Rottweiler has been developed from the Roman cattle dogs. The Roman empire made a camp in a place at Germany in 74 AD. The ar..

Working dogLarge dogGermany
akita dog

Akita

Akita is a very old breed. The first information originates back in the 1600s. Akita was a royalty guard and a hunting dog. They were popular because ..

Working dogLarge dogJapan
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
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
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
havanese dog

Havanese

The only breed of dog that is native to Cuba is the Havanese. These little dogs are great companion animals. Sociable and happy, they are very popular..

Toy dogToy dogCuba
bullmastiff dog

Bullmastiff

The Old English Mastiff as well as the Bulldog are the breeds behind the Bull Mastiff. The Bullmastiff was originally developed in England around the ..

Working dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
english mastiff dog

English Mastiff

Throughout most of history there have been images created by people of very large, sturdy dogs that they shared their space with. The English Mastiff ..

Molosser dogsGiant dogUnited Kingdom
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
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
belgian shepherd dog malinois dog

Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois)

The Belgian Malinois is one of 4 Belgian Shepherd varieties. The dogs were developed- and hail from Belguim. The Malinois has a short, fawn colored co..

Herding dogsMedium dogBelgium
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
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..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
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..

Terrier dogLarge dogUnited Kingdom
brittany dog

Brittany

One of the most intense bird dog breeds in existence is the Brittany, bred for hunt. The breed used to be called the Brittany Spaniel, but since the b..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
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
basenji dog

Basenji

The Basenji is an old breeds of domesticated dog and the dog was discovered by Westerners in the Congo region of West Africa in the 19th century. The ..

Hound dogMedium dogCongo
affenpinscher dog

Affenpinscher

This breed originated from Germany. The latest information on this breed is from the 17th century. Actually, Affenpinscher got its name from Affe, whi..

Toy dogToy dogGermany
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
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
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
hungarian vizsla dog

Hungarian Vizsla

The Hungarian Vizslas existed in the land that is now Hungary, the Pannonian Basin, at least since the 10th century when they were shown on etchings. ..

Hound dogMedium dogHungary
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
blue healer dog

Blue Healer

It was in 1802 that George Hall arrived in New South Wales, establishing 2 cattle stations. He had a problem – getting his thousands of cattle to the ..

Herding dogsMedium dogAustralia
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
alaunt dog

Alaunt

Alaunt is an extinct breed that existed 3000 years ago since 300 years ago. They were very popular dogs and people used them for many different tasks...

Working dogGiant dogAfghanistan
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
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Dogo Cubano

The Cuban Mastiff which came from Cuba, was developed from breeds of Mastiffs, Bulldogs and cattle dogs, with the breed being thought to be extinct s..

Working dogLarge dogCuba
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
bully kutta dog

Bully Kutta

This well built, powerful dog breed is also known as Indian Alangu Mastiff or Pakistani Mastiff. These dogs come from the Punjab and Sindh region of t..

Miscellaneous dogsGiant dogIndia
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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
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
dogo sardesco dog

Dogo Sardesco

This is an ancient working dog breed which hails from the Italian island of Sardinia. When you do research, you find that no one is sure as to this do..

Working dogLarge dogItaly
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
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
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
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
aidi dog

Aidi

Aidi dog is also known as Berber dog. It originates from Marocco, where it has been kept to protect people from wild animals, strangers, and predators..

Working dogMedium dogMorocco
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
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
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
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
dingo dog

Dingo

The Dingo dog was in all probability, introduced to Australia thousands of years ago. He isn’t your usual domesticated dog and in fact it is a feral d..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogAustralia
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
belgian griffon dog

Belgian Griffon

The Belgian Griffon isn’t your most attractive dog, but maybe its his quirky, gremlin looks that makes him such an adored pet for many. There are diff..

Toy dogSmall dogBelgium
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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..

Terrier dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
entlebucher mountain dog dog

Entlebucher Mountain Dog

The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is the smallest of the Swiss Mountain Dogs, but he is still a powerful dog used to herd cattle. The four breeds are the B..

Working dogLarge dogSwitzerland
francais blanc et orange dog

Francais Blanc et Orange

The Chien Francais Blanc et Orange is one of the three versions of the Chien Francais. There is the Francais Blanc et Noir and the Francais Tricolor...

Hound dogGiant dogFrance
sarplaninac dog

Sarplaninac

Hailing from Macedonia, the beautiful Sarplaninac dog was developed as a guardian of livestock and is large enough to fight off large predators like b..

Working dogLarge dogMacedonia
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
berger picard dog

Berger Picard

In the Picardie region of northeastern France saw visiting Celts/Franks enter the region along with a shepherd dog. They arrived in the Pas de Calais ..

Herding dogsMedium dogFrance
himalayan mastiff dog

Himalayan Mastiff

The Himalayan Mastiff or Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient breed. Bred to be guardians of the flock, they could take care of leopards and wolves or anythi..

Working dogLarge dogIndia
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
anglo francais de petite venerie dog

Anglo-Francais de Petite Venerie

The Anglo-Francais de Petite Venerie is one of the oldest scent hunting dogs around. A crossbreed between the French Hounds and the English hunting do..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
alpine dachsbracke dog

Alpine Dachsbracke

They are aggressive enough for hunting and tracking large animals as well as small, but they are gentle enough to bring an injured animal back to the ..

Hound dogMedium dogAustria
gaddi kutta dog

Gaddi Kutta

The Gaddi Kutta is mountain dog of the mastiff line from northern India. They are mostly found in the western Himalayas and Himachal Pradesh. It is al..

Molosser dogsGiant dogIndia
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Billy

The Billy (or Billie) Dog is a rare breed developed in France and mostly still only found in France. Created in the 19th century by Monsieur Gaston Hu..

Hound dogGiant dogFrance
central anatolian shepherd dog

Central Anatolian Shepherd

The Central Anatolian Shepherd’s lineage is ancient, with the large dog originating from the Anatolia region of central Turkey. He has been used for g..

Working dogLarge dogTurkey
chippiparai dog

Chippiparai

The Chippiparai is a working dog found in India and until recently there has been little interest in the purity of any breed, but rather only an empha..

Hound dogMedium dogIndia
mudhol hound dog

Mudhol Hound

This seems to be the breed of many names. The Mudhol Hound comes from India and has been called the Caravan Hound, the Pashmi, the Karvanit, the Karwa..

Hound dogLarge dogIndia
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
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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
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
bulgarian shepherd dog

Bulgarian Shepherd

The Bulgarian Shepard Dog comes from the ancient line of Molossers of Central Asia and Tibet, and the shepherds of the Balkans, Turkey and Caucasus. A..

Working dogLarge dogBulgaria
czechoslovakian wolfdog dog

Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog is a mix between a German Shepherd and a Carpathian wolf. In fact the Czechoslovakian Vlcak is another name for the Czech..

Herding dogsLarge dogCzech Republic
english foxhound dog

English Foxhound

The English Foxhound was found in Great Britain as far back as the late 1700’s. They were bred to be scent hounds and hunt the fox by following his sm..

Hound dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
estonian hound dog

Estonian Hound

In 1947, the Estonian Hound was developed and remains today the only pure breed ever developed in Estonia. At that time the national economic minister..

Hound dogMedium dogEstonia
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
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
fila brasileiro dog

Fila Brasileiro

Hailing from Brazil, and known also as the Brazilian Mastiff, nobody seems to be too sure of the exact origins of the large Fila Brasileiro but it is ..

Working dogLarge dogBrazil
new guinea singing dog dog

New Guinea Singing Dog

In 1957 the New Guinea Singing Dog was “discovered” in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea and he is found no where else. There is a lot of debate among..

Miscellaneous dogsMedium dogPapua New Guinea
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
bakharwal dog dog

Bakharwal Dog

The precise origin of the large Bakharwal Dog is undocumented. It is believed the breed originated from the Tibetan Mastiff, the Molosser, the Tuvan ..

Molosser dogsLarge dogIndia
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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
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
cabecudo boiadeiro dog

Cabecudo Boiadeiro

The Cabecudo Boiadeiro has always played an important role in the management of livestock. Stockdogs like this were known in parts of Minas Gerais as ..

Molosser dogsLarge dogBrazil
hungarian hound dog

Hungarian Hound

The Hungarian Hound, also known as the Transylvanian Hound, originated in ancient Hungary as a hunting dog. At the time there were Asian Hounds that t..

Hound dogMedium dogHungary
hygenhund dog

Hygenhund

The Hygenhund is a hound from Norway that was developed in the early 1800’s by the Norwegian breeder Hygen. It was developed for hunting small game su..

Hound dogMedium dogNorway
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
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
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
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Cordoba Fighting Dog

The Cordoba Fighting Dog is believed to be an extinct dog breed, but research will reveal that there are still those who believe that some of these do..

Molosser dogsLarge dogArgentina
perro cimarron dog

Perro Cimarron

The Perro Cimarron, also known as the Uruguayan Cimarron is a molosser type dog which originated in Uruguay. The dog is believed to have descending fr..

Molosser dogsLarge dogUruguay
clumber spaniel dog

Clumber Spaniel

Ever since winning in Confirmation at Westminster Kennel Club’s annual show, the popularity of the Clumber Spaniel has increased markedly. The breed o..

Gun dogMedium dogUnited Kingdom
mucuchies dog

Mucuchies

The Mucuchies are a breed born in the Venezuelan mountains, in the late 1700s. They are rare today but were popular in the mountains for hundreds of y..

Working dogLarge dogVenezuela
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Pugnaces Britanniae

Pugnaces Britanniae is a dog which is now extinct. There isn't certainty surrounding the origins of the dog but it is thought they descended from dog..

Miscellaneous dogsLarge dogUnited Kingdom
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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
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
schweizer laufhund dog

Schweizer Laufhund

The Schweizer Laufhund is a breed born in Switzerland and sought after by the French and the Italians for their skill at hunting small mammals, especi..

Hound dogMedium dogSwitzerland
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
scottish deerhound dog

Scottish Deerhound

The Scottish Deerhound is considered the Royal Dog of Scotland. It is a sighthound that is large and bred to hunt large Red Deer. They are similar in ..

Hound dogGiant dogUnited Kingdom
shih tzu dog

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is an Imperial Chinese breed developed by palace breeders hundreds of years ago with breed stock from the Tibetan lines. It is quite prob..

Toy dogToy dogChina
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

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