This list of English dog breeds contains a short breed description with a photo and a reference to the breed sheet. English dog breeds are usually dogs with style.
You can compare their character with the old English nobility. Much of the English dog breeds are usually good hunters. The larger English hundred breeds usually belong to the group of retrievers, pushing dogs and water dogs.
The English Setter is one of the most intelligent English dog breeds, they are gentle, friendly and affectionate. They bond strongly with their family.
English Setters have their own will and can, therefore, be quite willful. This English dog breed comes into its own in a quiet environment and with a gentle owner.
The English Setter is an excellent hunting dog and originated from crossing the Spanish Pointer and the French Pointer.
An English Setter has an infinite amount of energy and likes to walk, which is why they need at least a two-hour walk each day. Breed description English Setter
The English Bulldog is of course also one of the English dog breeds. These dogs have a distinct personality and love comfort and a comfortable bed.
An English Bulldog has a unique character and loves its owner. English bulldogs are very serious and loyal dogs. Some people mistakenly accept their slow response to commands like laziness, but those familiar with this breed know better.
In contrast to the Bulldog, a young English Bulldog is active and playful. The dog does not tolerate heat well. Breed description English Bulldog
English Cocker Spaniel
The English Cocker Spaniel is an industrious, active, and powerful hunting dog. His body is balanced and compact. This English dog breed was recognized as an independent breed by the English Kennel Club in 1892.
The English Cocker Spaniel, also known as the English Epagneul or simply Cocker, specializes in various hunting disciplines and are therefore great tracking dogs with a great sense of smell.
They bark when they hunt to inform the owner when they have found the game, but at home, they are very quiet dogs that like to be part of the family. Breed description English Cocker Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel
The English Springer Spaniel is a gentle and friendly dog. An English Springer Spaniel is very intelligent and has a spontaneous character and is generally very obedient and accommodating.
These dogs bond strongly to their owner and the rest of the family. It is a breed that does not like to be left alone. The stamina is great and they like to keep busy.
Swimming and retrieving are among their favorite activities. Breed description English Springer Spaniel
King Charles Spaniel
The King Charles Spaniel is a dog breed that is native to England and named after Charles II of England. It is a Spaniel that has been given a short snout by crossing a number of breeds, including the Pug.
They have a height at the withers of max. 28 cm. These dogs are fairly easy to educate but need a consistent and loving upbringing. Breed description King Charles Spaniel
The Beagle is a lively and happy dog. They are intelligent, courageous and have a good sense of smell. They are very social dogs and they get along well with their peers.
Normally they are excellent with children. Socialize the Beagle early with other pets such as cats to avoid problems later. Breed description Beagle
The Border Collie is a popular dog that is used in various sports, including still herding sheep, the task for which he was originally bred. A Border is not a dog to lie quietly on the veranda.
A Border Collie is born to be active. Remember that the breed was bred to help shepherds graze sheep. The Border Collie is very sensitive and understands almost everything at a glance. Breed description Border collie
The Bull Terrier is also one of the English dog breeds and has been used for bull-baiting and dogfighting in the past. The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog that is a cross between the bulldog and several other dog breeds, such as the now-extinct white English terrier.
The Bull Terrier is a friendly spontaneous dog, they are brave and hard on themselves and they are insensitive to pain. Breed description Bull Terrier
The French Bulldog belongs to the group of small dog breeds and is a small, sturdy and muscular dog. Characteristic are the fairly flat and wide nose and the erect ears. The tail is very short and the shape often resembles a comma.
It is sometimes claimed that it is docked at birth, but this is not true. With a swimming pool in the garden, you can make this teddy bear happy and they are suitable dogs for living in a multi-story house. Breed description French bulldog
The Mastiff is a good-natured, calm and confident dog that takes care of its own people. He is gentle and affectionate, but this dog does not like to be left alone.
It is a dog that barks very little, very intelligent and average very obedient and accommodating. In short, the Mastiff is good-natured, affectionate, protective, calm and brave. Breed description Mastiff
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
The Staffordshire bull terrier is a medium-sized and short-haired dog breed that was originally bred for bull and bear fighting. Dogs that had proven themselves in the dog fight were crossed with each other.
This is how the current Staffordshire Bull Terrier was born. It is a breed that can be boisterous due to its enthusiasm and energy. The adaptability is great and these dogs are suitable for both a flat and a farm. Breed description Staffordshire bull terrier
The Yorkshire terrier, also called Yorkshire or york for short, belongs to the small dog breed group that is active, courageous and intelligent. They are attached to the family and very affectionate.
Yorkshire Terriers are curious, alert and watchful. If children let the dog in its value, there are certainly no problems. An extra point is about being attentive to the dog. This allows them to bark for a long time. Breed description Yorkshire Terrier
Jack Russell Terrier
The Jack Russell terrier is an FCI recognized dog breed. The breed originated from the current Parson Russell terrier. Reverend John “Jack” Russell is the name giver of this hunting dog.
A Jack Russell Terrier lives between the ages of 13 and 16. Allow the dog to run and play on a leash. Note that digging is a great hobby of theirs.
Jack Russells need a very consistent eccentric who will not mess around, even excessive barking should be strongly discouraged. Breed description Jack Russell Terrier
The pointer or English pointer is a large breed of dog that comes from England. The breed probably has Spanish ancestors, with the Foxhound being later crossed in.
It is a hunting dog that is widely used in bird hunting. The animal is fast and has a good sense of smell. If you are looking for a great dog to hunt look no further than the Pointer.
The Pointer is a friendly and intelligent dog with a strong structure and a high energy level who loves to hunt. These dogs are not only in balance but are also good with children. Variety description Pointer
The Clumber Spaniel is probably one of the oldest and most purebred Spaniels. However, a search for the early origin of the clumber spaniel does not yield much.
There are some theories about it, but almost nothing can be said with real certainty. This dog breed adapts very well. When they get too little exercise, keep in mind that you put the dog on a tight diet.
Traditionally they are hunting dogs, they like to walk through the forest. They are usually very quiet at home. Breed description Clumber Spaniel
The greyhound is a dog breed that belongs to the FCI Group 10. Within this FCI categorization, the breed belongs to ‘Section 3: Smooth-haired breeds’.
The Greyhound easily reaches a speed of 72 km / h during competition. Life expectancy is between 10 and 14 years. These dogs are intelligent, affectionate, balanced, athletic, calm, and gentle. Breed description Greyhound
English toy terrier
The English toy terrier is a dog breed that comes from England. The breed originated in the nineteenth century by crossing the Manchester Terrier with the Italian Greyhound.
The purpose of this was to obtain a small dog breed. An English toy terrier is about 28 centimeters high and weighs between 2.7 and 3.6 kg. They are super intelligent, sociable, alert, easy to train, but stubborn. Breed description English toy terrier
The bullmastiff has been bred in Britain since the 19th century. He was created from a cross between a mastiff and the English bulldog and was bred as a guardian dog of the gamekeeper.
It is slightly smaller than the mastiff and later developed a good sense of smell by crossing bloodhounds. The Bullmastiff is not easily impressed by anything.
They are calm, courageous and very hard on themselves. They are gentle with their own family and sensitive to the moods in the home. Breed description Bullmastiff
The Lakeland Terrier is a dog breed that originates from England. It belongs to the Terriers. In England, the Old English Broken Haired Black and Tan Terrier were seen as a predecessor to the Lakeland Terrier.
These dogs have a life expectancy of 12 to 16 years. Lakeland Terriers are lively dogs. They are kind and honest, affectionate and loyal.
They have a lot of temperament and are intelligent. They watch closely and do not bark excessively often. Breed description Lakeland terrier
The Boston terrier is a dog breed that is native to the United States. The breed was developed and refined in Boston, Massachusetts in the late 1800s.
The breed was built by crossing the little English bulldog with the now-extinct white English terrier. You can estimate the life expectancy of the Boston terrier between 13 and 15 years. Temperament: Intelligent, Lively, Friendly Breed Description Boston Terrier
Parson Russell terrier
The Parson Russell Terrier is one of the English dog breeds recognized worldwide by the FCI only in July 1990. Originally bred for hunting, he is also suitable as a family dog.
Life expectancy is between 13 and 15 years. The Parson Russell terrier is highly intelligent. They can learn commands very quickly. They have a lot of courage and perseverance and can take initiatives independently.
Take these character traits into account. It is important that they are treated consistently from the puppy and are well socialized. Temperament: Intelligent, obedient, bold, energetic, fearless and happy. Breed description Parson Russell terrier
American cocker spaniel
The American Cocker Spaniel is a breed of dog that originated in the United States through the import of Spaniels from Great Britain. From the 1930s, the American variant was so different from the English ancestors that it acquired a separate breed status.
Their life expectancy is between 12 and 15 years. In addition to daily walks, it is advisable to give the dog the opportunity to romp and play.
They love ball games and retrieving, but can also take long walks. It does not matter whether this happens in the forest or in the city. Breed description American cocker spaniel
The last of our English dog breeds is the Field Spaniel. This spaniel developed into a separate breed in the mid-19th century. An animal is about 45 centimeters high.
Life expectancy is between 10 and 12 years. This breed is affectionate, intelligent and gentle. They are usually quiet at home, but active and playful outdoors.
They are dogs that like to be around their people. It is therefore not a suitable dog to be kept in a kennel. Temperament: Docile, Cautious, Social, Sensitive, Adaptable, Familial. Breed description Field Spaniel