AKC Facts and Stats

Breeds by Year


The AKC currently registers 180 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
Bernese Mountain Dog 1937
Bichon Frise 1972
Black and Tan Coonhound 1945
Black Russian Terrier 2004
Bloodhound 1885
Bluetick Coonhound 2009
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
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
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