There is loads of information available on dog breeds and long listings of names and details. When I think of kinds of dogs it is more of grouping of dogs rather than just purebred names. While researching the different organizations around the world that bring dog breeders and owners together I see that the groupings of dogs for each organization are different.
The one group we hear most about is the AKC or American Kennel Club that seems to be the definitive group here in the United States. The American Kennel Club has been around since 1884 formed by sporting enthusiasts. It is an organization formed to bring some standardization to breeding and showing of purebred dogs here in the United States as at the time there were groups all over the country forming and showing purebred dogs. [Read more…]