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Dog Breeds List F

Dog Breeds List F

Field Spaniel

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

Field SpanielField Spaniel

Fila Brasileiro

Origins:  Brazil
Size: Giant
Grooming: Minimal
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI Group 2 ,  CKC Miscellaneous ,  NZKC Utility

Fila BrasileiroFila Brasileiro

Finnish Hound
(a.k.a. Finnish Bracke)

Origins:  Finland
Size: Large
Grooming:  Minimal
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI Group 6,  UKC Scenthound Group

Finnish Hound (a.k.a. Finnish Bracke)Finnish Hound (a.k.a. Finnish Bracke)

Photo By EtäKärppä CC


Finnish Lapphund

Origins:  Finland
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI Group 5 ,  AKC FSS,  ANKC Working Dogs ,  CKC Herding,  KC (UK) Pastoral,  NZKC Working ,  UKC Northern Breeds

Finnish LapphundFinnish Lapphund

Finnish Spitz

Origins:  Finland
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI Group 5,  AKC Non-sporting,  ANKC  Hounds,  CKC  Hounds,  KC (UK) Hound,  NZKC Hounds,  UKC Northern Breed

Finnish SpitzFinnish Spitz

Flat Coated Retriever

Origins:  United Kingdom
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Easy
Recognition,  FCI Group 8 ,  AKC Sporting,  ANKC  Gundogs,  CKC  Sporting,  KC (UK) Gundog,  NZKC  Gundog,  UKC  Gundog

Black Flat Coated Retriever on the GrassFlat Coated Retriever

Formosan Mountain Dog
(a.k.a. Taiwanese Dog)

Origins:  Taiwan
Size:  Large
Grooming: Minimal
Training:  Average
Recognition:  FCI  Group 5

Formosan Mountain Dog (a.k.a. Taiwanese Dog)Formosan Mountain Dog (a.k.a. Taiwanese Dog)

Fox Terrier, Smooth
(a.k.a. Toy Fox Terrier)

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

Toy Fox Terrier (Smooth Fox Terrier)Toy Fox Terrier (Smooth Fox Terrier)

Fox Terrier, Wire

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

Fox Terrier, WireFox Terrier, Wire

French Bulldog

Origins:  England
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming:  Minimal
Training:  Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI Group 9,   AKC Non-sporting,  ANKC  Non-Sporting,  CKC  Non-Sporting,  KC (UK) Utility,  NZKC Non-sporting,  UKC Companion


French Spaniel
(AKA Epagneul Francais)

Origins:  France and Canada
Size: Medium to Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7,   AKC:  FSS,   CKC:  Sporting,   UKC:  Gundog

French Spaniel (AKA Epagneul Francais)French Spaniel (AKA Epagneul Francais)

Frisian Water Dog
a.k.a. Wetterhoun

Origins:  The Netherlands
Size: Medium Size
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 8,   UKC:  Gundogs

Frisian Water Dog a.k.a. WetterhounFrisian Water Dog a.k.a. Wetterhoun

Image By mjk23 via Wikimedia Commons


Abbreviations for the Dog Registries Listed on this Dog Breeds List F and others in this series include the following.

AKC:  American Kennel Club
ANKC:  Australian National Kennel Club
CKC:  Canadian Kennel Club
FCI:  Fédération Cynologique Internationale
KC:  The Kennel Club (Located in England
NZKC:  New Zealand Kennel Club
UKC:  United Kennel Club (Located in the United States)

There are many more kennel clubs in the world, but the ones listed on these pages are the most well-known and respected in the English speaking world.

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