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Dog Breeds List G

Dog Breeds List G

Dog Breeds List G includes the world's dog breeds that begin with the letter G.  For the most part, all breeds listed on this page have been recognized by at least one major Kennel Club, with the exception of the Gull Terr.

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Galgo Español

Dog breeds list GGalgo Español

Origins:   Spain
Size: Large
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 10,  UKC:  Sighthounds and Pariah Dogs


Gascon Saintongeois

Dog breeds list GGascon Saintongeois

Origins:    France
Size:  Large
Grooming:  Minimal
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 6,  UKC:  Scenthound

Two sizes:  Grand (large) & Petit (Smaller)


German Hunting Terrier
(a.k.a.Jagdterrier)

Dog breeds list GGerman Hunting Terrier (a.k.a.Jagdterrier)

Origins  Germany
Size: Small
Grooming: Easy
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 3,  AKC:  FSS,  ANKC:  Terriers,  NZKC:  Terriers,  UKC:  Terriers


German Long Haired Pointer
(a.k.a. Deutscher Langhaariger, Deutscher Langhaariger Vorstehhund)

Dog breeds list GGerman Long Haired Pointer (a.k.a. Deutscher Langhaariger, Deutscher Langhaariger Vorstehhund)

Origins:  Germany
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7,  AKC:  FSS,  CKC:  Sporting,  KC(UK):  Gundog,  UKC:  Gundog


German Pinscher
(a.k.a. Deutsher Pinscher)

Dog breeds list GGerman Pinscher (a.k.a. Deutsher Pinscher)

Origins:  Germany
Size:
Grooming:
Training:
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2,  AKC:  Working,  ANKC: Utility,  CKC: Non-Sporting,  KC:  Working,  NZKC:  Utility,  UKC:  Terrier


German Shepherd Dog

Origins:  Germany
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 1,  AKC:  Herding,  ANKC: Working,  CKC:  Herding,  KC:  Pastoral,  NZKC:  Working,  UKC:  Herding

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German Shorthaired Pointer
(a.k.a. Deutsch Kurzhaar)

Dog breeds list GGerman Shorthaired Pointer (a.k.a. Deutsch Kurzhaar)

Origins:  Germany
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Minimal
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7,  AKC:  Sporting,  ANKC:  Gundog,  CKC:  Sporting, KC:  Gundog,  NZKC:  Gundog,  UKC:  Gundog


German Spaniel (a.k.a. Deutscher Wachtelhund, Deutscher Wachtel,
German Quail Dog)

Dog breeds list GGerman Spaniel (a.k.a. Deutscher Wachtelhund, Deutscher Wachtel, German Quail Dog)

Origins:  Germany
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 8,  AKC:  FSS,  UKC:  Gundog



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Dog Breeds List G

German Spitz

Dog breeds list GGerman Spitz

Origins:  Germany
Size:
     Three sizes:  Giant:  39-41 lb.
     Standard (Mittel)  23-25 lb
     Small (Klein) 18-22 lb.
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition: FCI:  Group 5,  AKC:  FSS,  ANKC:  Non-Sporting,  KC:  Utility,  NZKC:  Non-Sporting,  UKC:  Northern


German Wirehaired Pointer
(a.k.a. Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutscher Drahthaariger Vorstehhund, Drahthaar)

Dog breeds list GGerman Wirehaired Pointer (a.k.a. Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutscher Drahthaariger Vorstehhund, Drahthaar)

Origins:  Germany
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7,  AKC:  Sporting,  ANKC:  Gundog,  CKC:  Sporting,  KC:  Gundog,  NZKC:  Gundog,  UKC:  Gundog


Giant Schnauzer
(a.k.a. Munich Schnauzer, Munchener, RussianBear Schnauzer)

Dog breeds list GGiant Schnauzer (a.k.a. Munich Schnauzer, Munchener, RussianBear Schnauzer)

Origins:  Germany
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Considerable
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2,  AKC:  Working,  ANKC:  Utility,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Working,  NZKC:  Utility,  UKC:  Guardian


Glen of Imaal Terrier

Dog breeds list GGlen of Imaal Terrier

Origins:  Ireland
Size: Small to Medium
Grooming: Average
Training:  Average
Recognition: FCI:  Group 3,  AKC:  Terrier,  ANKC:  Terrier,  CKC:  Miscellaneous,  KC:  Terrier,  NZKC:  Terrier,  UKC:  Terrier


Golden Retriever

Origins:  Scotland
Size: Large to Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 8,  AKC:  Sporting,  ANKC:  Gundog,  CKC:  Sporting,  KC:  Sporting,  NZKC:  Gundog,  UKC:  Gundog

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Gordon Setter

Gordon SetterGordon Setter

Origins:  Scotland
Size:  Large to Giant
Grooming: Extensive
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 7,  AKC:  Sporting,  ANKC:  Gundog,  CKC:  Sporting,  KC:  Gundog,  NZKC:  Gundog,  UKC:  Gundog


Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Noir
(a.k.a. Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound)

Dog breeds list GGrand Anglo-Français Blanc et Noir (a.k.a. Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound)

Origins:  France
Size: Large
Grooming:  Minimal
Training:  Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 6,  UKC:  Scenthound


Grand Anglo-Français Tricolore

Dog breeds list GGrand Anglo-Français Tricolore

Origins:    France
Size: Large
Grooming: Minimal
Training:  Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 6,  UKC:  Scenthound


Grand (Basset) Griffon Vendeen

Dog breeds list GGrand (Basset) Griffon Vendeen

Origins:  France
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  AKC:  FSS,  ANKC:  Hound,  NZKC:  Hound,  UKC:  Scenthound


Great Dane
(a.k.a. Deutsche Dogge, German Mastiff)

Origins  Germany
Size: Giant
Grooming: Easy
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2,  AKC:  Working,  ANKC:  Non-Sporting,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Working,  NZKC:  Non-Sporting,  UKC: Guardian

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Great Pyrenees

Origins:  France and Spain
Size: Giant
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Challenging
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2,  AKC:  Working,  ANKC:  Utility,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Pastoral,  NZKC:  Utility,  UKC:  Guardian

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Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Dog breeds list GGreater Swiss Mountain Dog

Origins:  Switzerland
Size: Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2,  AKC:  Working,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Working,  UKC:  Guardian


Greenland Dog

Dog breeds list GGreenland Dog

Origins:  Greenland
Size: Large
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 5,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Working,  UKC:  Northern Breeds


Greyhound
(a.k.a. English Greyhound)

Origins:  UK & Middle East
Size: Large
Grooming: Minimal
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 10,  AKC:  Hound,  ANKC:  Hounds,  CKC:  Hounds,  KC:  Hounds,  NZKC:  Hounds,  UKC:  Sighthounds and Pariahs

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Griffon Bruxellois
(a.k.a. Brussels Griffon, Belgium Griffon, Petit Brabancon)

Origins:  Belgium
Size:  Small
Grooming: Easy to Average
Training: Easy
Recognition:  FCI: Group 9,  AKC:  Toys,  ANKC:  Toys,  CKC:  Toys,  KC:  Toys,  NZKC: Toys,  UKC:  Companion Breeds

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Griffon Fauve de Bretagne
(a.k.a. Fawn Brittany Griffon)

Dog breeds list GGriffon Fauve de Bretagne (a.k.a. Fawn Brittany Griffon)

Origins:  France
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 6,  UKC:  Scenthound


Griffon Niverais

Dog breeds list GGriffon Niverais

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


Groenendael
(a.k.a. Belgium
Shepherd Dog)

Dog breeds list GGroenendael (a.k.a. Belgium Shepherd Dog)

Origins:  Belgium
Size: Large
Grooming:  Average
Training:  Easy
Recognition: FCI:  Group 1,  AKC:  Herding,  ANKC:  Working,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Pastorial,  NZKC:  Working,  UKC:  Herding


Gull Dong

Origins: Pakistan
Size: Giant
Grooming Minimal
Training:Time Consuming
Recognition: None

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Gull Terrier

Origins:  Pakistan
Size: Giant
Grooming:  Minimal
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  None

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