AKC Breeds by Group - Sporting

Naturally active and alert, Sporting dogs make likeable, well-rounded companions. Members of the Group include pointers, retrievers, setters and spaniels. Remarkable for their instincts in water and woods, many of these breeds actively continue to participate in hunting and other field activities. Potential owners of Sporting dogs need to realize that most require regular, invigorating exercise.

  • American Water Spaniel American
    Water Spaniel
  • Boykin Spaniel Boykin Spaniel
  • BrittanyBrittany
  • Chesapeake Bay RetrieverChesapeake
    Bay Retriever
  • Clumber SpanielClumber Spaniel
  • Cocker SpanielCocker Spaniel
  • Curly-Coated RetrieverCurly-Coated
    Retriever
  • English Cocker SpanielEnglish Cocker Spaniel
  • English SetterEnglish Setter
  • English Springer SpanielEnglish Springer Spaniel
  • Field SpanielField Spaniel
  • Flat-Coated Retriever Flat-Coated
    Retriever
  • German Shorthaired PointerGerman Shorthaired Pointer
  • German Wirehaired PointerGerman Wirehaired Pointer
  • Golden Retriever Golden Retriever
  • Gordon Setter Gordon Setter
  • Irish Red and White SetterIrish Red and
    White Setter
  • Irish SetterIrish Setter
  • Irish Water SpanielIrish Water Spaniel
  • Labrador RetrieverLabrador Retriever
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling RetrieverNova Scotia Duck
    Tolling Retriever
  • Pointer Pointer
  • Spinone Italiano Spinone Italiano
  • Sussex Spaniel Sussex Spaniel
  • VizslaVizsla
  • WeimaranerWeimaraner
  • Welsh Springer SpanielWelsh Springer
    Spaniel
  • Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Wirehaired
    Pointing Griffon

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