Breeds

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The Akita Dog

Japan’s national treasure more
The Best Breeds

The Best Dog Breeds

We asked Gina DiNardo, American Kennel Club Executive Secretary and expert on all things breed related, for the low down on which breeds are the best fit for a whole array of activities and situations. Read on to find out which dog breeds are the best match for all manner of things! more
Know Your Breeds

Is the Labrador Retriever or the Chesapeake Bay Retriever for you?

Is the Labrador Retriever or the Chesapeake Bay Retriever for you? more
The Azawakh

The New Dog on the Block

The Azawakh, a member of the hound group, joins the pack as latest AKC-recognized breed more
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The Belgian Malinois

The complete package: beauty, brains, and brawn more
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The Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Tough and tenacious, the Chessie is a retriever with a twist! more
Wheaten Terrier

The Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier

The happy and energetic Irish farm dog who’ll bounce his way into your heart. more
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The Cane Corso

So much more than meets the eye more
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Know Your Terriers

We asked the AKC for the low down on differences between these two popular terriers. more
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Is the Boxer or the Boston Terrier for you?

Find Your Perfect Breed Match more

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