Alphabetical Index of Dog Breeds


This index of links to many different dog breeds provides a useful shortcut to a unique page about that breed. The breeds are organised into the Australian Groups as they are recognized by the ANKC. Groups differ from country to country and are usually related to the origin and/or purpose behind the development of those particular breeds.

If the breed you are looking for is not listed, please follow this link 'What are Pure Breed Dogs"?

Alphabetical Index of Dog Breeds






[1] An FCI Breed not yet recognized in Australia

[2] Australian Dingo, the wild dog of Australia which is capable of being domesticated but is still not recognized as a pure breed

[3] Labradoodle a crossed breed, an example of which we have used in this section

[4] The American Pit Bull Terrier which is the subject of the series of articles on Breed Specific Legislation (BSL)

[5] The Smithfield (Collie) was a type of Sheepdog used in the early development of Australia. This type of dog is still known today.