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Breeds by Year Recognized

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

  

BREEDS DATE  

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 – Paillon 

1915 – Retriever (Flat-Coated) 

1917 – Retriever (Labrador) 

1922 – Kerry Blue Terrier 

1924 – Retriever (Curly-Coated) 

1925 – Miniature Pinscher 

1925 – Retriever (Golden) 

1926 – Afghan Hound 

1926 – Miniature Schnauzer 

1928 – Briard 

1929 – Saluki 

1930 – Giant Schnauzer 

1930 – Keeshond 

1930 – Pointer (German Shorthaired) 

1930 – Siberian Husky 

1931 – Bouvier des Flandres 

1931 – Kuvasz 

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 

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 Vendeen 

1991 – Australian Shepherd 

1991 – Chinese Crested 

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 – Lowchen 

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 – Cesky Terrier 

2011 – Entlebucher Mountain Dog 

2011 – Finnish Lapphund 

2011 – Norwegian Lundehund 

2011 – Xoloitzcuintli 

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 Romangnolo 

2015 – Miniature American Shepherd 

2015 – Spanish Water Dog 

2016 – American Hairless Terrier 

2016 – Pumi 

2016 – Sloughi 

2018 – Grand Basset Griffon Vandeen 

2018 – Nederlandse Kooikerhondje 

2019 – Azawakh