Dogs are a man’s best friend and there are many types of dogs in the world. They are the most loyal creatures. It is interesting to know that from of all the types of dogs in the world, they are categorized on the basis of function they perform.
The online website ‘TypesOf.com’ brings to you a list of types of dogs in the world. Affenpinscher, Miniature Pinscher and Löwchen is a breed from Germany; Bichon Fris´e from Spain; Boston Terrier from Scotland; Bulldog, Yorkshire Terrier and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel from England; Chihuahua from Mexico; Coton de Tulear from Madagascar; Dalmation from Croatia; French Bulldog from England; Griffon Bruxellois from Belguim; Havanese from Western Mediterranean Region; Italian Greyhound, Bolognese and Maltese from Italy, Japanese Chin from Japan; Pekingnese, Chinese Crested Dog; Pug and Shih Tzu from China; Pomeranian from Germany and Poland; Poodle from Germany and France; Russian Toy from Russia; Schipperke from Belgium and Tibetan Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier and Lhasa Apso from Tibet are all companion dogs. These are your pet dogs that give you company and make you feel loved!
As incurred from the name itself, a guard dogs or an attack or watch dog is a ferocious dog for your safety. Aidi whose origin is from Morocco; Akbash, Kangal Dog and Anatolian Shepherd Dog from Turkey; American Bulldog from the US; Appenzeller Sennenhund, Bernese Mountain Dog, Great Swiss Mountain Dog and Entelbucher Mountain Dog from Switzerland; Boxer, Great Dane, Hovawart, Leonberger, Rottweiler and Doberman Pinscher from Germany; Broholmer from Denmark; Bullmastiff and English Mastiff from England; St. Bernad and Neapolitan Mastiff from Italy; Caucasian Shepherd Dog from Georgia; Central Asian Shepherd Dog from Russia; Newfoundland from Canada; Tibetan Mastiff from China; Tosa from Japan are a few examples of guard dogs. Watch out, they’re watching you!
A hunting dog is a canine whose main function is to hunt with or for humans. The major categories of hunting dogs are hounds, gun dogs, dachshunds, cur types dogs and terriers. Under the category of scenthounds we have American Foxhound, Blackmouth Cur, Plott Hound from the US;, Bassett, Bloodhound and Beagle-Harrier from France; Beagle and English Foxhound from England; Daschund from Germany; Drever from Sweden; Finnish Hound from Finland. Terrier hounds are- Airedale, Jack Russell, Lakeland, Manchester, Sporting Lucas, Patterdale, and Fox Terrier from England; Pit Bull, Rat Terrier from the US; Australian Silky from Australia; Border and Cairn from Scotland; Dutch Smoushond from Netherlands; German Pinscher from Germany; Norfolk from Great Britain. Gun dogs are American Cocker Spaniel from the US; Bracco Italiano from Italy; Braque Saint-Germain and Brittany from France; Cesky Fousek from Czech Republic.
Herding dogs are pastoral dogs. Australian Cattle Dog from Australia and Australian Shepherd from the US; Bearded Collie from Scotland; Beauceron from France are known worldwide for the ability to respond to the sound of a whistle or word of command. Herding dogs are also from Belguim and Italy. Carpathian Shepherd Dog from Romania is another. Croatian Sheepdog from Croatia; German Shepherd from Germany; Welsh Corgi from Wales are a few more.
These types of dogs in the world will make your day happy! Hope ‘TypesOf.com’ helped you increase your knowledge about types of dogs in the world.