Breeds by Year Recognized

 

The AKC currently registers 184 dog breeds. The chart below lists all AKC recognized breeds and the year they first became registerable with the AKC.

 

BREEDS DATE

Affenpinscher 1936

Afghan Hound 1926

Airedale Terrier 1888

Akita 1972

Alaskan Malamute 1935

American English Coonhound 2011

American Eskimo Dog 1994

American Staffordshire Terrier 1936

Anatolian Shepherd 1996

Australian Cattle Dog 1980

Australian Shepherd 1991

Australian Terrier 1960

Basenji 1944

Basset Hound 1885

Beagle 1885

Bearded Collie 1976

Beauceron 2007

Bedlington Terrier 1886

Belgian Malinois 1959

Belgian Sheepdog 1912

Belgian Tervuren 1959

Bergamasco 2015

Bernese Mountain Dog 1937

Bichon Frise 1972

Black and Tan Coonhound 1945

Black Russian Terrier 2004

Bloodhound 1885

Bluetick Coonhound 2009

Boerboel 2015

Border Collie 1995

Border Terrier 1930

Borzoi 1891

Boston Terrier 1893

Bouvier des Flandres 1931

Boxer 1904

Boykin Spaniel 2009

Briard 1928

Brittany 1934

Brussels Griffon 1910

Bull Terrier 1885

Bulldog 1886

Bullmastiff 1934

Cairn Terrier 1913

Canaan Dog 1997

Cane Corso 2010

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 1995

Cesky Terrier 2011

Chihuahua 1904

Chinese Crested 1991

Chinese Shar-Pei 1992

Chinook 2013

Chow Chow 1903

Cirneco dell’Etna 2015

Collie 1885

Coton de Tulear 2014

Dachshund 1885

Dalmatian 1888

Dandie Dinmont Terrier 1886

Doberman Pinscher 1908

Dogue de Bordeaux 2008

English Toy Spaniel 1886

Entlebucher Mountain Dog 2011

Finnish Lapphund 2011

Finnish Spitz 1991

Fox Terrier 1885

Foxhound (American) 1886

Foxhound (English) 1909

French Bulldog 1898

German Pinscher 2003

German Shepherd Dog 1908

Giant Schnauzer 1930

Glen of Imaal Terrier 2004

Great Dane 1887

Great Pyrenees 1933

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog 1995

Greyhound 1885

Harrier 1885

Havanese 1996

Ibizan Hound 1978

Icelandic Sheepdog 2010

Irish Red & White Setter 2009

Irish Terrier 1885

Irish Wolfhound 1897

Italian Greyhound 1886

Japanese Chin 1888

Keeshond 1930

Kerry Blue Terrier 1922

Komondor 1937

Kuvasz 1931

Lakeland Terrier 1934

Leonberger 2010

Lhasa Apso 1935

Löwchen 1996

Maltese 1888

Manchester Terrier (Standard) 1887

Manchester Terrier (Toy) 1886

Mastiff 1885

Miniature Bull Terrier 1991

Miniature Pinscher 1925

Miniature Schnauzer 1926

Neapolitan Mastiff 2004

Newfoundland 1886

Norfolk Terrier 1979

Norwegian Buhund 2009

Norwegian Elkhound 1913

Norwegian Lundehund 2011

Norwich Terrier 1936

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever 2003

Old English Sheepdog 1888

Otterhound 1909

Papillon 1915

Parson Russell Terrier 1997

Pekingese 1906

Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen 1990

Pharoah Hound 1983

Plott 2006

Pointer 1878

Pointer (German Shorthaird) 1930

Pointer (German Wirehaired) 1959

Polish Lowland Sheepdog 2001

Pomeranian 1888

Poodle 1887

Portuguese Podengo Pequeno 2013

Portugese Water Dog 1983

Pug 1885

Puli 1936

Pyrenean Shepherd 2009

Rat Terrier 2013

Redbone Coonhound 2009

Retriever (Chesapeake Bay) 1878

Retriever (Curly-Coated) 1924

Retriever (Flat-Coated) 1915

Retriever (Golden) 1925

Retriever (Labrador) 1917

Rhodesian Ridgeback 1955

Rottweiler 1931

Russell Terrier 2012

Saint Bernard 1885

Saluki 1929

Samoyed 1906

Schipperke 1904

Scottish Deerhound 1886

Scottish Terrier 1885

Sealyham Terrier 1911

Setter (English) 1878

Setter (Gordon) 1878

Setter (Irish) 1878

Shetland Sheepdog 1911

Shiba Inu 1992

Shih Tzu 1969

Siberian Husky 1930

Silky Terrier 1959

Skye Terrier 1887

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier 1973

Spaniel (American Water) 1940

Spaniel (Clumber) 1878

Spaniel (Cocker) 1878

Spaniel (English Cocker) 1946

Spaniel (English Springer) 1910

Spaniel (Field) 1894

Spaniel (Irish Water) 1878

Spaniel (Sussex) 1878

Spaniel (Welsh Springer) 1914

Spanish Water Dog 2015

Spinone Italiano 2000

Staffordshire Bull Terrier 1974

Standard Schnauzer 1904

Swedish Vallhund 2007

Tibetan Mastiff 2006

Tibetan Spaniel 1983

Tibetan Terrier 1973

Toy Fox Terrier 2003

Treeing Walker Coonhound 2012

Vizsla 1960

Weimaraner 1943

Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) 1935

Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) 1934

Welsh Terrier 1888

West Highland White Terrier 1908

Whippet 1888

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon 1887

Wirehaired Vizsla 2014

Xoloitzcuintli 2011

Yorkshire Terrier 1885