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Breeds by Year Recognized

A vintage portrait of two Smooth Fox Terriers standing on a stoop.

The AKC currently registers 193 dog breeds. The chart below lists all AKC recognized breeds and the year they first became registrable with the AKC. 

DATEBREED

1878 – Pointer 

1878 – Retriever (Chesapeake Bay) 

1878 – Spaniel (Clumber) 

1878 – Spaniel (Cocker) 

1878 – Setter (English) 

1878 – Setter (Gordon) 

1878 – Setter (Irish) 

1878 – Spaniel (Irish Water) 

1878 – Spaniel (Sussex) 

1885 – Basset Hound 

1885 – Beagle 

1885 – Bloodhound 

1885 – Bull Terrier 

1885 – Collie 

1885 – Dachshund 

1885 – Fox Terrier 

1885 – Greyhound 

1885 – Harrier 

1885 – Irish Terrier 

1885 – Mastiff 

1885 – Pug 

1885 – Saint Bernard 

1885 – Scottish Terrier 

1885 – Yorkshire Terrier 

1886 – Bedlington Terrier 

1886 – Bulldog 

1886 – Dandie Dinmont Terrier 

1886 – English Toy Spaniel 

1886 – Foxhound (American) 

1886 – Italian Greyhound 

1886 – Manchester Terrier (Toy) 

1886 – Newfoundland 

1886 – Scottish Deerhound 

1887 – Great Dane 

1887 – Manchester Terrier (Standard) 

1887 – Poodle 

1887 – Skye Terrier 

1887 – Wirehaired Pointing Griffon 

1888 – Airedale Terrier 

1888 – Dalmatian 

1888 – Japanese Chin 

1888 – Maltese 

1888 – Old English Sheepdog 

1888 – Pomeranian 

1888 – Welsh Terrier 

1888 – Whippet 

1891 – Borzoi 

1893 – Boston Terrier 

1894 – Spaniel (Field) 

1897 – Irish Wolfhound 

1898 – French Bulldog 

1903 – Chow Chow 

1904 – Boxer 

1904 – Chihuahua 

1904 – Schipperke 

1904 – Standard Schnauzer 

1906 – Pekingese 

1906 – Samoyed 

1908 – Doberman Pinscher 

1908 – German Shepherd Dog 

1908 – West Highland White Terrier 

1909 – Foxhound (English) 

1909 – Otterhound 

1910 – Brussels Griffon 

1910 – Spaniel (English Springer) 

1911 – Sealyham Terrier 

1911 – Shetland Sheepdog 

1912 – Belgian Sheepdog 

1913 – Cairn Terrier 

1913 – Norwegian Elkhound 

1914 – Spaniel (Welsh Springer) 

1915 – Papillon 

1915 – Retriever (Flat-Coated) 

1917 – Retriever (Labrador) 

1922 – Kerry Blue Terrier 

1924 – Retriever (Curly-Coated) 

1925 – Miniature Pinscher 

1925 – Retriever (Golden) 

1926 – Afghan Hound Afghan Hound portrait.

1926 – Miniature Schnauzer 

1928 – Briard 

1929 – Saluki 

1930 – Border Terrier

1930 – Giant Schnauzer 

1930 – Keeshond 

1930 – Pointer (German Shorthaired) 

1930 – Siberian Husky 

1931 – Bouvier des Flandres 

1931 – Kuvasz Kuvasz portrait.

1931 – Rottweiler 

1933 – Great Pyrenees 

1934 – Brittany 

1934 – Bullmastiff 

1934 – Lakeland Terrier 

1934 – Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) 

1935 – Alaskan Malamute 

1935 – Lhasa Apso 

1935 – Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) 

1936 – Affenpinscher 

1936 – American Staffordshire Terrier 

1936 – Norwich Terrier 

1936 – Puli 

1937 – Bernese Mountain Dog 

1937 – Komondor 

1940 – Spaniel (American Water) 

1943 – Weimaraner 

1944 – Basenji 

1945 – Black and Tan Coonhound 

1946 – Spaniel (English Cocker) 

1955 – Rhodesian Ridgeback 

1959 – Belgian Malinois 

1959 – Belgian Tervuren 

1959 – Pointer (German Wirehaired) 

1959 – Silky Terrier 

1960 – Australian Terrier 

1960 – Vizsla 

1969 – Shih Tzu

1972 – Akita 

1972 – Bichon Frise 

1973 – Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier 

1973 – Tibetan Terrier 

1974 – Staffordshire Bull Terrier 

1976 – Bearded Collie 

1978 – Ibizan Hound 

1979 – Norfolk Terrier 

1980 – Australian Cattle Dog 

1983 – Pharaoh Hound 

1983 – Portuguese Water Dog 

1983 – Tibetan Spaniel 

1990 – Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

1991 – Australian Shepherd 

1991 – Chinese Crested Chinese Crested being held boy a woman.

1991 – Finnish Spitz 

1991 – Miniature Bull Terrier 

1992 – Chinese Shar-Pei 

1992 – Shiba Inu 

1994 – American Eskimo Dog 

1995 – Border Collie 

1995 – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 

1995 – Greater Swiss Mountain Dog 

1996 – Anatolian Shepherd 

1996 – Havanese 

1996 – Löwchen 

1997 – Canaan Dog 

1997 – Parson Russell Terrier 

2000 – Spinone Italiano 

2001 – Polish Lowland Sheepdog 

2003 – German Pinscher 

2003 – Nova Scotia Duck Trolling Retriever 

2003 – Toy Fox Terrier 

2004 – Black Russian Terrier 

2004 – Glen of Imaal Terrier 

2004 – Neapolitan Mastiff 

2006 – Plott 

2006 – Tibetan Mastiff 

2007 – Beauceron 

2007 – Swedish Vallhund 

2008 – Dogue de Bordeaux 

2009 – Bluetick Coonhound 

2009 – Boykin Spaniel 

2009 – Irish Red & White Setter 

2009 – Norwegian Buhund 

2009 – Pyrenean Shepherd 

2009 – Redbone Coonhound 

2010 – Cane Corso 

2010 – Icelandic Sheepdog 

2010 – Leonberger 

2011 – American English Coonhound

2011 – Cesky Terrier 

2011 – Entlebucher Mountain Dog 

2011 – Finnish Lapphund 

2011 – Norwegian Lundehund 

2011 – Xoloitzcuintli Xoloitzcuintli head portrait.

2012 – Russell Terrier 

2012 – Treeing Walker Coonhound 

2013 – Chinook 

2013 – Portuguese Podengo Pequeno 

2013 – Rat Terrier 

2014 – Coton de Tulear 

2014 – Wirehaired Vizsla 

2015 – Bergamasco 

2015 – Berger Picard 

2015 – Boerboel 

2015 – Cirneco dell’Etna 

2015 – Lagotto Romagnolo 

2015 – Miniature American Shepherd 

2015 – Spanish Water Dog 

2016 – American Hairless Terrier 

2016 – Pumi 

2016 – Sloughi 

2018 – Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen

2018 – Nederlandse Kooikerhondje 

2019 – Azawakh