Dog Breeds that start with A – (complete list)

History, physical characteristics, character and skills, pictures and videos of dog breeds that start with A

Dog breeds in Alphabetical Order

The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris o Canis familiaris) He is a member of the genus Canis (canines) formed from the evolution of the wolf, being the most abundant carnivore. The dog and the existing gray wolf are related.

The dog was the first domesticated species and has been selectively bred for millennia for various behaviors, sensory and physical attributes capabilities.

His long association with humans has led the dogs to be in tune with human behavior, They are able to thrive on a diet rich in starch that it would be inappropriate for other species of canidae. Dogs vary widely in form, size and color. Many roles, such as hunting , grazing, pulling loads, the protection, assistance to the police and army, companionship and, more recently, helping people with disabilities. This influence on human society has given them the nickname “Man's Best Friend”.

1 Affenpinscher


Activos, adventurous, curious and stubborns, but also cheerful and playful.

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Type dogs Affenpinscher They are known since about 1600, years. At that time,

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2 Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound It behaves so haughty and reserved, especially with strangers

“Afghan Hound”

Also known as Tazi is a dog

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3 Aidi – Atlas Mountain Dog


The Aidi is highly energy, protective and extremely vigilant. Despite its resemblance to Sheepdogs, the Aidi is not

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4 Airedale Terrier

The Airedale Terrier is intelligent, fell, quiet, an unconditional partner

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This King of the Terriers is a large breed of dogs

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5 Akbash


Calm and alert while. He is not shy, nor is it aggressive.

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The dog's Akbash It is native to western Turkey

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6 Akita


The Akita It is affectionate and protective family, distrustful to strangers.


Also called Akita Inu , is a race

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7 Aksaray Malakli

Aksaray Malakli

Peculiar dog, accustomed to think and act for himself

Aksaray Malakli

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8 Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky

Alaskan Husky

The Alaskan Husky is an athletic dog and generally healthy, specializes in sledding.

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9 Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute It has a reputation for being stubborn and difficult to train between people do not know.

Alaskan Malamute


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10 Alpine Dachsbracke

Alpine Dachsbracke

The Alpine Dachsbracke has a courageous personality, friendly and intelligent

The appearance of this short-legged dog suggests a very ancient breed.

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11 American Akita

American Akita

The American Akita It is a dog of great physical strength and very resistant to cold.

“American Akita”

Also known as Great Japanese Dog. This

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12 American Black and Tan Coonhound

American Black and Tan Coonhound

The American Black and Tan Coonhound (In English: “Black and Tan Coonhound“) It is a breed of dog used especially to follow the

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13 American Cocker Spaniel

American Cocker Spaniel

The American Cocker Spaniel it will go is easy to train, friendly and playful, and loves to splash around in the water.

References to “Spanyells

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14 American Foxhound

American Foxhound

The American Foxhound is sweet, friendly, loyal and loving in a House.

Fox hound, American, better known as American Foxhound

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15 American Mastiff

American Mastiff by home

The American Mastiff He was raised to be a family dog, they attest to this character and temperament

The American Mastiff is one

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16 American Staffordshire Terrier

American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier they are brave, tenacious, friendly, extremely attentive

The American Staffordshire Terrier an Amstaff (different to the American Pitbull

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17 American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel

The American Water Spaniel always delivered to work, is obedient and easy to train.

The American Water Spaniel is a breed of

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18 Andalusian Hound

Andalusian Hound

The Andalusian Hound It is a dog alive and well balanced character.

Native to the Andalusian region of southern Spain, It is believed that

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19 Andalusian Hound Maneto

Andalusian Hound Maneto

The Andalusian Hound Maneto It is a dog of a single master, with this will be very affectionate, but not sticky…

The Andalusian Hound Maneto is a race

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20 Appenzell Cattle Dog

Appenzell Cattle Dog

The Appenzell Cattle Dog kept in a principle in general as a farm dog.

The Appenzell Cattle Dog (Appenzeller) is a race

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21 Ariège Pointer

Ariège Pointer

The Ariège Pointer it is a quiet breed of dog, although sometimes stubborn, what is common among hunting dogs.

The Braco

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22 Ariégeois


The Ariégeois He is a smart dog that accepts well orders

The Ariégeois is a dog of French origin, native

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23 Artois Hound

Artois Hound

The Artois Hound towards their masters is affectionate, mischievous and loyal.

The history of the Basset can locate in the 7th century in

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24 Artois Hound

Artois Hound

The Artois Hound It is a good company but with independent dog.

The Artois Hound is a smaller version of the “Great Hound

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25 Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

The Australian Cattle Dog is a rustic dog, robust and without health problems.

The Australian Cattle Dog It is a Boyero dog originally from

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26 Australian Kelpie

Kelpie Australian

The Kelpie is very smart, laborious and is always alert.

The Australian Kelpie is a sheepdog developed around the decade of 1870 by

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27 Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd It has a stable temperament and is good in nature.

The Australian Shepherd It is a breed of dog of grazing that is

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28 Australian Silky Terrier

Australian Silky Terrier

The Australian Silky Terrier It is not appropriate to live with other smaller pets.

The Australian Silky Terrier is a dog originating from

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29 Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier

The Australian Terrier is a lively dog, attentive, with a facial expression that denotes intelligence.

The Australian Terrier is a breed of dog

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30 Austrian Black and Tan Hound

Austrian Black and Tan Hound

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is very emotional. Perceived mood of its owner.

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound It

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31 Austrian Pinscher

Austrian Pinscher 1

Self-confident, lively, attentive, playful, especially attached

The Austrian Pinscher descends from old Austrian Landpinscher, it was still widespread in the

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32 Auvergne Pointer

Auvergne Pointer

Even today, the Auvergne Pointer is most often bred to become a hunting dog.

The precise origins of

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