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Dog Breeds List J

Here is Dog Breeds List J, all of the world's dog breeds whose names begin with the letter J.  Some are listed on other pages because they have been recognized by major kennel clubs by different names.

Spot a breed I forgot?  It happens. Please be kind and take a moment to let me know about my omission.  I do apology, especially if the breed I neglected to add to this page happens to be your favorite breed or trusty companion. 

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Dog Breeds List J

Jack Russell Terrier

Origins:  England
Size: Small
Grooming:  Minimal
Training: Average
Recognition: FCI:  Group 3,  ANKC:  Terriers,  NZKC:  Terriers,  UKC:  Terriers

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Jackapoo

Origins:  thought to be USA
Size: Small
Grooming:  Minimal
Training: Average
Recognition: None - a mixed breed dog

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

A german Jagdterrier dog standing on a carpet indoors, looking leftJagdterrier (a.k.a. German Hunting Terrier)

Origins:  Germany
Size: Small
Grooming:  Minimal
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI: Group 3, AKC:  FSS, UKC:  Terrier


Jämthund
(a.k.a. Swedish Elkhound)

A Swedish Jämthund dog standing on grass outdoors on a sunny dayJämthund

Origins:  Sweden
Size: Large
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 5,  UKC:  Northern Breeds


Japanese Akita
(a.k.a. Akita Inu)

Origins:  Japan
Size: Large
Grooming:  Time Consuming
Training:  Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group:  5,  AKC:  Working,  ANKC:  Utility,  CKC:  Working,  KC:  Utility,  NZKC:  Utility,  UKC:  Northern

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Japanese Chin
(a.k.a. Japanese Pug, Japanese Spaniel)

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

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Japanese Spitz
(a.k.a. Nihon Supittsu)

A white Japanese Spitz dog standing up, looking at the camera, against a white backgroundJapanese Spitz (a.k.a. Nihon Supittsu)

Origins:  Japan
Size: Small
Grooming: Time Consuming
Training: Average
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 5,  ANKC:  Non-sporting,  CKC:  Non-sporting,  KC:  Utility,  NZKC:  Non-sporting,  UKC:  Northern Breeds


Japanese Terrier

A white Japanese Terrier with a black head standing sideways, against a white backgroundJapanese Terrier

Origins:  Japan
Size: Small
Grooming: Minimal
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 2


Japanese Tosa

Origins:  Japan
Size: Giant
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group,  AKC:  FSS,  UKC:  Guardian

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Jindo
(a.k.a. Korean Jindo)

A white Korean Jindo lying on a brown bed coverJindo (a.k.a. Korean Jindo)

Origins:  South Korea
Size: Medium
Grooming: Average
Training: Time Consuming
Recognition:   FCI:  Group 5,  AKC:  FSS,  KC:  Utility,  UKC:  Northern Breeds


Jura Niederlaufhund
(a.k.a. Jura Basset, Schweizerischer Niederlaufhund, Swiss Hound)

A Niederlaufhund standing on a grass surface outdoors, looking to the leftJura Niederlaufhund

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


Japanese Shiba Inu
(a.k.a. Shiba Inu, Brushwood Dog, , Shiba Ken)

Origins:  Japan
Size: Small
Grooming: Average
Training: Time consuming
Recognition:  FCI:  Group 5,  AKC:  Non-sporting,  ANKC:  Utility,  CKC:  Non-sporting,  KC:  Utility,  NZKC:  Utility,  UKC:  Northern Breeds

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Did I Miss a Breed on this Dog Breeds List J?

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?  I sincerely appreciate your time and will get the breed information up as quickly as possible.


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