Types of Dogs

Learn about many different types of dogs and where the breed originated..

Welcome to the Types of Dogs website. We are working to put the most complete list of dog breeds online. There are seven categories or types of dogs. The most recognized types are Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding. While there are several types of dogs that fall into the miscellaneous grouping, the number is small and contains mostly mixed breeds and other types. Welcome to our site and please feel free to leave a comment if you have a question.

Border Collie (Comments Off on Border Collie)

History/Origin of Breed Once called the “Scotch Sheep Dog”, the Border Collie originated from the area of Northumberland. The area borders Scotland and England and the breed is an ancestor of dogs that were utilized by the Vikings. The Border Collie is a working dog and can hypnotize animals with their stare. They were first […]