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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.


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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

Dog breed list CCa 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

Dog breed list CCairn 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

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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)

Dog breed list CCanadian 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)

Dog breed list CCane 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)

Dog breed list CCão 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)

Dog breed list CCão 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)

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

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

Dog breed list CCarolina 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)

Dog breed list CCarpathian Shepherd Dog

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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)

Dog breed list CCatalan 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)

Dog breed list CCatahoula 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)

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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

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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)

Dog breed list CCentral 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)

Dog breed list CCesky 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)

Dog breed list CCesky Terrier

Chart Polski
(AKA Polish Greyhound)

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

Dog breed list CChart 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)

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

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

Dog breed list CChien 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

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Dog Breed List C

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)

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Chinook

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

Dog breed list CChinook

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)

Dog breed list C

Cimarrón Uruguayo

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

Dog breed list CCimarrón Uruguayo

Cirneco dell'Etna

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

Dog breed list CCirneco dell'Etna

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)

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Cockapoo - Hybrid Dog
Cocker Spaniel/Poodle Cross

Origins:  United States
Size:  Small to Medium
Grooming:  Varies, can be hypo-allergenic as poodle cross.
Training:  Easy
Recognition:  None as a Mixed Breed

Dog breed list C
Dog breed list C

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)

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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)

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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)

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Coton de Tulear

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

Dog breed list CCoton de Tulear

Croatian Sheepdog
(AKA Hrvatski Ovcar)   

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

Dog breed list CCroatian 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)

Dog breed list CCurly 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

Dog breed list CCzechoslovakian Vlcak (AKA Ceskoslovensky Vlcak, Czech Wolfdog, Slovak Wolfdog)

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References and Resources used in Compiling Dog Breed List C

The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds is perfect for both the novice as well as experienced dog owners.  

This well illustrated guide includes information on canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club.  With more than 150 breeds mentioned including 22 new breeds recognized, this is a comprehensive guide for your personal library.


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