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Dog Breed List M

This dog breed list M contains all the dog breeds of the world that begin with the letter M. With so many dog breeds, we may have missed one or two - please let us know if you spot an omission!



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Dog Breed List M

Magyar Vizsla
(Hungarian Pointer)

Origins: Hungary
Size: Large
Grooming: Minimal
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7;  AKC:  Sporting;  ANKC:  Gundog;  CKC:  Sporting;  KC:  Gundog;  NZKC:  Gundog;  UKC:  Gundog

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Mah Thai
Thai Ridgeback

A Mah Thai dog running towards the camera on a grass fieldMah Thai Thai Ridgeback

Origins: Thailand
Size:  Medium to Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition: FCI:  Group 5, AKC:  FSS, UKC:  Sighthounds & Pariahs


Malinois
(Belgian Malinois)

A Belgian Malinois dog lying down on grass, looking attentiveBelgian Malinois

Origins:  Belgium
Size: Large
Grooming:  Easy
Training: Easy
Recognition: AKC (FSS), ANKC (Working), CKC (Herding), FCI (Group 1), KC (Pastoral), NZKC (Working), UKC (Herding)

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Maltese

Origins: Italy
Size: Small
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:,  FCI: Group 9,  AKC: Toys,  ANKC: Toys, CKC: Toys,  KC: Toys,  NZKC: Toys,  UKC:  Companions

Maltese Hunting Dog
aka Kelb tal-Kacca ta’ Malta

A Maltese Hunting dog sitting in a stone paddock with five puppiesMaltese Hunting Dog

Origins: Malta
Size: Medium
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition: FKNK, MNCF


Maltipoo

Maltipoo dog lying down on a stone floorMaltipoo hybrid dog

The Maltipoo is a hybrid dog breed, a cross between a purebred Maltese and a purebred Poodle. They are excellent companion dogs, and are mostly hypo-allergenic. They form a very close bond with their owner, and may suffer from separation anxiety if left alone for too long. Ideal for first-time dog owners, apartment dwellers and people who work from home or are retired.

Manchester Terrier

Origins: England
Size: Small
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 3,  AKC: Standard:  Terrier;  Smaller:  Toy,  ANKC: Terrier,  CKC: Terrier,  KC: Terier,  NZKC: Terrier,  UKC:  Terrier

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Maremma Sheepdog
(Maremma-Abruzzese Sheepdog, Cane da Pastore Maremmono-Abruzzese

Origins: Italy
Size: Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition: FCI: Group 1,  ANKC:  (Working Dogs),  KC (UK),  Pastoral, NZKC (Working)

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Mastiff

Origins: Great Britain
Size: Giant
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition: Recognition:  AKC (Working),  FCI (Group 2),  KC (Working),  UKC (Guardian)

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Mexican Hairless Dog
(Xoloitzcuintli)

Origins: Mexico
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming: Easy
Training: AVerage
Recognition: FCI: Group 5,  AKC: Non-sporting (FSS),  CKC : Toys,  KC (UK): Utility , UKC:  Sighthounds and Pariah Dogs    

Miniature American Shepherd

A Miniature American Shepherd lying down on grass, looking at the cameraMiniature American Shepherd

Origins: The United States
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  AKC: Herding,  UKC: Herding

Miniature Bull Terrier

A Miniature Bull Terrier standing sideways to the camera, against a white backgroundMiniature Bull Terrier

Origins: England
Size: Medium
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition: Recognition:  AKC:  Terrier,   ANKC:  Terriers,  CKC:  Terriers,  NZKC: Terrier (Miniature),  UKC:  Terrier

Miniature Pinscher

Origins: Germany
Size: Small
Grooming:  Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI: Group 2,  AKC: Toys,  ANKC: Toys,  CKC: Toys,  KC: Toys,  NZKC: Toys,  UKC: Companion

Miniature Poodle

A Brown Miniature Poodle sitting down facing the camera, against a white backgroundMiniature Poodle

Origins: France
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming:  Time Consuming
Training:  Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 9,  AKC: Non-sporting,  ANKC: Non-sporting,  CKC: Non-sporting,  KC: Utility,  NZKC: Non-sporting,  UKC:  Companion



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Miniature Schnauzer

Origins: Germany
Size: Small
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2, AKC: Terrier,  ANKC:  Utility,  CKC:  Terrier, KC:  Utility, NZKC:  Utility, UKC:  Terrier

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Mountain Cur

Origins: United States
Size: Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  UKC:  Scenthound

Mudi
(Hungarian Mudi)

A Mudi dog standing on a grass field, facing rightMudi (Hungarian Mudi)

Origins:  Hungary
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 1;  AKC:  Herding;  ANKC:  Working;  CKC:  Herding;  KC:  Pastoral  NZKC:  Working;  UKC:  Herding

Munsterlander
(Large and Small)

A Munsterlander dog sitting down on grass, with trees in the backgroundMunsterlander (Large and Small)

Origins: Germany
Size:  Small Nunsterlander:  Medium;  Large Munsterlander:  Large
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7,  CKC:   Miscellaneous, KC:  Gundog,  UKC: Gundog

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Did I Miss a Breed on this Dog Breed List M?

With so many dog breeds in this world, there is a good chance I may have omitted one. First of all, I will apologize for that omission, especially if your dog was the one I forgot. Secondly, won't you take the time to send me a quick note, letting me know what dog breed should be on this page? 

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