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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)

A black Majorca Shepherd dog standing on a rock in front of trees and bushesCa de Bestiar (AKA Majorca Shepherd Dog)

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


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

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Cambodian Razorback Dog

A Cambodian Razorback dog sitting down on a patch of mud, with its back to the cameraCambodian Razorback

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

A Canadian Eskimo dog standing on green grass on a sunny dayCanadian 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)


Cane Corso
(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)

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

A black Portuguese Cattle dog standing on a gravel path in the sunCão 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 da Serra de Aires
(AKA Portuguese Sheepdog)

A black long-haired Portuguese Sheepdog standing in a grassy fieldCão da Serra de Aires (AKA Portuguese Sheepdog)

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


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: Not difficult but time consuming
Recognition:  UKC (Sighthound & Pariah)

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Carpathian Shepherd Dog

A big Carpathian Shepherd dog standing on a hillside amongst brown vegetationCarpathian Shepherd Dog

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


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

A black long haired Catalan Sheepdog standing indoors, facing right, on a sandy floorCatalan Sheepdog

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


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)

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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

A white Central Asian Shepherd dog standing on a snowy patch, with brown trees behindCentral 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)


Cesky Fousek

A Cesky Fousek dog sitting down on grass in a fieldCesky Fousek

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


Cesky Terrier
(AKA Bohemian Terrier, Czesky Terrier)

A small brown Cesky Terrier standing looking at the camera, against a white backgroundCesky 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)


Chart Polski
(AKA Polish Greyhound)

A Chart Polski dog standing on grass facing leftChart Polski (AKA Polish Greyhound)

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


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)

A Chien d'Artois dog sitting on straw balesChien d'Artois (a.k.a. Artois Hound)

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


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

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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)


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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

A large Chinook dog standing in woodlands, facing leftChinook

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


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)

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Cimarrón Uruguayo

A Cimarron Uruguayo dog standing on a sandy floor, holding a stick in its mouthCimarrón Uruguayo

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


Cirneco dell'Etna

A Cirneco dell'Etna dog standing in a fieldCirneco dell'Etna

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


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

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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)

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Croatian Sheepdog
(AKA Hrvatski Ovcar)   

A black Croatian Sheepdog sitting down among long green grassCroatian Sheepdog (AKA Hrvatski Ovcar)

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


Curly Coated Retriever

A black Curly Coated Retriever sitting down against a white backgroundCurly Coated Retriever

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


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

A black Czechoslovakian Vlcak dog lying down facing the camera, against a white backgroundCzechoslovakian Vlcak (AKA 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)


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