How Many Different Dog Breeds Are There?


It is estimated that there are over 400 different breeds of dog in the world, but this doesn't take into account the various mixed breed dogs that are rapidly being bread and given a breed name.
3 Additional Answers Answer for: how many different dog breeds are there
Not counting mixes, there are officially 167 dog breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club.
There are a total of 157 types of dog breeds recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club). The names of dog breeds are separated into different dog types which are referred to as Dog Groups.
There are over 150 recognized breeds. New breeds are being made all of the time. Some recent ones are the labradoodle a lab poodle cross and the puggle a pug beagle cross. You can find more information here:
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