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Dog Breed List C

In dog breed list C, you'll find all the world's dog breeds that begin with the letter C. 

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Now, Dog Breed List C: Dog Breeds Beginning with the letter C


Dog Breeds List C

Ca de Bestiar
(AKA Majorca Shepherd Dog)

Origins:  Spain
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  UKC Herding,  FCI Group One

Ca de BestiarCa de Bestiar (AKA Majorca Shepherd Dog)

Cairn Terrier

Origins:  Scotland
Size:  Small
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Average
Recognition: CKC (Terriers), ANKC (Terriers), AKC (Terriers),  NZKC (Terriers),  UKC (Terrier,  (UK)  Terrier,  FCI  Group 3

Cairn TerrierCairn Terrier

Cambodian Razorback Dog

Origin: Cambodia
Size:  Medium to Large
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Challenging
Recognition:  None at this Time


Canaan Dog

Origins:  Ancient Canaan (Modern day Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Egypt
Size: Medium
Grooming:  Easy
Training:  Challenging
Recognition:  CKC (Working),  ANKC (Non-Sporting),  AKC (Herding),  NZKC (Non-Sporting),  UKC (Sighthound & Pariah),  FCI  Group 5


Canadian Eskimo Dog

Origins:  Canada
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Time-Consuming
Training: Time-consuming
Recognition:   CKC (Working),  ANKC (Utility),  NZKC (Utility),  UKC (Northern Breed),  KC (UK)  (Working)

Canadian Eskimo DogCanadian Eskimo Dog

Cane Corso Dog
(AKA Cane Corso Italiano)

Origins:  Italy
Size: Giant
Grooming:  Easy
Training:  Time-consuming
Recognition:  CKC (Working),  ANKC (Utility),  AKC (Working),  UKC (Guardian),  FCI  (Group 2)

cane corso dogCane Corso Dog

Cão de Castro Laboreiro
(AKA Portuguese Cattle Dog,
Portuguese Watchdog)

Origins:  Portugal 
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Time-Consuming
Recognition  UKC (Guardian),  FCI (Group 2)

Cão de Castro Laboreiro (AKA Portuguese Cattle Dog, Portuguese Watchdog)Cão de Castro Laboreiro (AKA Portuguese Cattle Dog, Portuguese Watchdog)

Cão da Serra de Aires
(AKA Portuguese Sheepdog)

Origins:  Portugal
Size: Giant
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Time consuming
Recognition:  UKC (Herding),  AKC (FSS),  FCI (Group 1)

Cão da Serra de Aires (AKA Portuguese Sheepdog)Cão da Serra de Aires (AKA Portuguese Sheepdog)

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Origins:  Wales
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  AKC  (Herding),  ANKC  (Working),  UKC  (Herding),  CKC  (Herding),  KC (UK) (Pastoral),  NZKC  (Working),  FCI  (Group 1)


Carolina Dog
(a.k.a. American Dingo)

Origins:  U.S.A.
Size: Medium
Grooming: Easy
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  UKC (Sighthound & Pariah)

Carolina dogCarolina Dog

Carpathian Shepherd Dog

Origins:  Romania
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy to Average
Recognition:  FCI (Group 1,  UKC (Herding),  KC (UK) (Pastoral)

Carpathian Shepherd DogCarpathian Shepherd Dog

Catalan Sheepdog
(AKA Catalonian Shepherd, Gos d'Atura Catalã, Perro de Pastor Catalãn)

Origins:  Spain
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  KC (Pastoral),  UKC (Herding),  FCI (Group 1)

Catalan SheepdogCatalan Sheepdog

Catahoula Leopard Dog
(a.k.a. Blue Leopard Dog, Catahoula Cur, Catahoula Hog Dog, Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog)

Origins:  United States
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  AKC (FSS),  UKC (Herding)

Catahoula Leopard DogCatahoula Leopard Dog

Caucasian Shepherd
(AKA Caucasian Sheepdog, Caucasian Ovcharka)

Origins: Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan 
Size: Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  AKC (FSS),  UKC (Guardian),  FCI (Group 2)


Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Origins: England
Size: Small
Grooming:  Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  CKC (Toys),  ANKC (Toys),  AKC (Toys),  NZKC (Toys) ,  UKC (Companion),  FCI (Group 9


Central Asian Shepherd Dog

Origins:  Russia
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  ANKC (Utility),  AKC (FSS),  NZKC (Utility),  UKC (Guardian),  FCI (Group 2)

Central Asian Shepherd DogCentral Asian Shepherd Dog

Cesky Fousek

Origins:  The Czech Republic
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming:  Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  NZKC (Gundog),  UKC (Gundog),  FCI (Group 7)

Cesky FousekCesky Fousek

Cesky Terrier
(AKA Bohemian Terrier, Czesky Terrier)

Origins:  The Czech Republic
Size: Small
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Average
Recognition:  CKC (Terriers),  ANKC (Terriers),  KC (Terriers),  AKC (Terriers),  NZKC (Terriers) ,  UKC (Terriers),  FCI (Group 6)

Cesky TerrierCesky Terrier

Chart Polski
(AKA Polish Greyhound)

Origins:  Poland
Size: Large
Grooming:  Easy
Training:  Average
Recognition:  UKC (Sighthound & Pariah),  UKC (Group 10)

Chart Polski (AKA Polish Greyhound)Chart Polski (AKA Polish Greyhound)

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Origins:  The United States
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  CKC  (Sporting),  ANKC (Gundogs),  AKC (Sporting),  NZKC (Gundogs),  UKC (Gundog),  FCI (Group 8)


Chien d'Artois
(a.k.a. Artois Hound)

Origins:  France
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming:  Easy
Training: Average to Challenging
Recognition:  UKC (Scenthound)

Chien d'Artois (a.k.a. Artois Hound)Chien d'Artois (a.k.a. Artois Hound)

Chihuahua

Origins: Mexico
Size: Small
Grooming: Easy (Short haired)
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  CKC (Toys),  ANKC (Toys),  KC (Toys),  AKC (Toys),  NZKC (Toys),  UKC (Companion),  FCI  (Group 9

Long Coat, Short Coat


Chinese Crested

Origins:  China
Size: Small
Grooming: Depends:  Hairless:  Easy, Powderpuff:  Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  CKC (Toys),  ANKC (Toys),  AKC (Toys),  NZKC (Toys),  UKC (Companion),  FCI (Group 9)


Chinese Shar Pei
(a.k.a. Shar Pei)

Origins:  China
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average to Time Consuming
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  CKC (Non-Sporting),  AKC (Non-Sporting),  UKC (Northern Breed)


Chinook

Origins:  United States
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training:  Time Consuming
Recognition:  AKC (Working),  UKC (Norther Breed)

chinookChinook

Chow Chow

Origins: China
Size: Large
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  CKC (Non-Sporting),  ANKC (Non-Sporting,  KC (Utility),  AKC (Non-Sporting),  NZKC (Non-Sporting) ,  UKC (Northern Breed),  FCI (Group 5)


Cimarrón Uruguayo

Origins:  Uruguay
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming:  Easy
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  UKC (Guardian)

Cimarrón UruguayoCimarrón Uruguayo

Source:  Wikipedia Commons


Cirneco dell'Etna

Origins:  Sicily / Italy
Size: Small
Grooming: Minimal
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition,  AKC (Hounds),  UKC (Sighthound & Pariah),  FCI (Group 5)

Cirneco dell'EtnaCirneco dell'Etna

Source:  Wikipedia Commons


Clumber Spaniel

Origins:  England
Size:  Large
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  CKC (Sporting),  ANKC (Gundogs),  AKC (Sporting),  UKC (Gundog),  KC (UK)  (Gundog),  NZKC  (Gundog),  FCI  (Group 8)


Cocker Spaniel
(American Cocker Spaniel)
(English Cocker Spaniel)

Origins:  England
Size:  Small to Medium
Grooming:  Extensive
Training:  Average
Recognition:  ANKC (Gundogs),  AKC (Sporting),  NZKC (Gundogs),  UKC (Gundog)


Collie, Rough

Origins:  Scotland
Size: Large
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  CKC (Herding),  ANKC (Working),  KC (Pastoral),  AKC (Herding),  NZKC (Working),  UKC (Herding),  FCI (Group 1)


Collie (Smooth)

Origins:  Scotland
Size: Large
Grooming:  Easy
Training:  Average
Recognition:  CKC (Herding),  ANKC (Working Dogs),  AKC (Herding),  NZKC (Working),  UKC (Herding),  FCI (Group 1)


Coton de Tulear

Origins:  Madagascar
Size:  Small
Grooming:  Extensive
Training:  Average
Recognition:  CKC (Toys),  KC (Toys),  AKC (Non-Sporting),  UKC (Companion),  FCI (Group 9)

Coton de TulearCoton de Tulear

Croatian Sheepdog
(AKA Hrvatski Ovcar)   

Origins:  Croatia
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Time-consuming
Recognition:  UKC (Herding),  FCI (Group 1)

Croatian Sheepdog (AKA Hrvatski Ovcar)Croatian Sheepdog (AKA Hrvatski Ovcar)

Curly Coated Retriever

Origins:  England
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  CKC (Sporting),  ANKC (Gundogs),  AKC (Sporting),  NZKC (Gundogs),  UKC (Gundog), FCI (Group 8)

Curly Coated RetrieverCurly Coated Retriever

Czechoslovakian Vlcak
(a.k.a. Ceskoslovensky Vlcak, Czech Wolfdog, Slovak Wolfdog)

Origins:  The Czech Republic
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  AKC (FSS),  FCI (Group 1),  UKC (Herding

Czechoslovakian Vlcak (AKA Ceskoslovensky Vlcak, Czech Wolfdog, Slovak Wolfdog)Czechoslovakian Vlcak (AKA Ceskoslovensky Vlcak, Czech Wolfdog, Slovak Wolfdog)

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