Dog Breed Listings S - Z

Let's face it, every dog breed is different. They each have their own look, their own personality and their own special care needs. Our dog breed experts have compiled the latest and greatest information, photos and tips for almost every breed. Select your favorite breed or just explore in this ultimate breed resource.

Here are a handful of featured breeds to get to know. Or select one from the list on the right.

Saint Bernard

Named after Saint Bernard de Menthon—the patron saint of skiers and mountaineers—Saint Bernards were developed in 100 A.D...   [ ]

Saint Bernard

Saint Miguel Cattle Dog

Saint Miguel Cattle Dog

Saluki

Salukis are one of the oldest domestic dog breeds, dating back thousands of years. Archaeologists have even found mummified Salukis in Egyptian tombs...   [ ]

Saluki

Samoyed

Named after Siberia’s ancient Samoyed tribe, the Samoyed lived, hunted and worked among these people for centuries. Known for its sled-pulling abilities and warm temperaments, the Samoyed is considered an age-old helper and dependable friend...   [ ]

Samoyed

Sarloos Wolfhound

Sarloos Wolfhound

Sarplaninac

Sarplaninac

Sato

Satos have existed as long as Puerto Rico has. These are the ancestors of working and hunting dogs that were brought to the island...   [ ]

Sato

Schapendoes

Schapendoes

Schipperke

Named after the Flemish word for “little skipper,” Schipperkes were bred by Belgian boat captains to guard unattended boats, keep rats away and provide companionship. Not just popular on boats, Schipperkes also worked with shoemakers and other shopkeepers across Belgium as guard dogs and ratters...   [ ]

Schipperke

Scottish Deerhound

The Scottish Deerhound has been hunting in the Highlands for centuries, but it wasn’t until the 16th century that it was referred to as the Deerhound. Once an exclusive pet of the aristocracy and formidable chaser of deer, the Scottish Deerhound is now a popular household companion...   [ ]

Scottish Deerhound

Scottish Terrier

Bred long and low to follow foxes, rabbits and badgers into their dens, the Scottish Terrier either dates from the 19th century or the 15th century depending on who’s doing the talking. For many years, various terriers including the Skye and Yorkshire were lumped into the “Scottish Terrier” category, angering some purists...   [ ]

Scottish Terrier

Sealyham Terrier

Sealyham Terrier

Seppala Siberian Sleddog

Seppala Siberian Sleddog

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