List of Breeds S-Y

AKC Recognized Breeds

Alphabetical Listing for S-Y

The best way to ensure a long and happy relationship with a purebred dog is to purchase the dog from a responsible breeder. While the AKC does not endorse or recommend breeders, we do provide a Breeder Referral Search and an Online Breeder Classified service. You should receive AKC registration papers from the breeder when you purchase your dog.


  • Saint BernardSaint Bernard
  • SalukiSaluki
  • SamoyedSamoyed
  • SchipperkeSchipperke
  • Scottish DeerhoundScottish Deerhound
  • Scottish TerrierScottish Terrier
  • Sealyham TerrierSealyham Terrier
  • Shetland SheepdogShetland Sheepdog
  • Shiba InuShiba Inu
  • Shih TzuShih Tzu
  • Siberian HuskySiberian Husky
  • Silky TerrierSilky Terrier
  • Skye TerrierSkye Terrier
  • Smooth Fox TerrierSmooth Fox Terrier
  • Soft Coated Wheaten TerrierSoft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • Spinone ItalianoSpinone Italiano
  • Staffordshire Bull TerrierStaffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Standard SchnauzerStandard Schnauzer
  • Sussex SpanielSussex Spaniel
  • Swedish VallhundSwedish Vallhund


  • Tibetan MastiffTibetan Mastiff
  • Tibetan SpanielTibetan Spaniel
  • Tibetan TerrierTibetan Terrier
  • Toy Fox TerrierToy Fox Terrier
  • Treeing Walker CoonhoundTreeing Walker Coonhound


  • VizslaVizsla


  • WeimaranerWeimaraner
  • Welsh Springer SpanielWelsh Springer Spaniel
  • Welsh TerrierWelsh Terrier
  • West Highland White TerrierWest Highland White Terrier
  • WhippetWhippet
  • Wire Fox TerrierWire Fox Terrier
  • Wirehaired Pointing GriffonWirehaired Pointing Griffon
  • Wirehaired VizslaWirehaired Vizsla


  • XoloitzcuintliXoloitzcuintli


  • Yorkshire TerrierYorkshire Terrier
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