Dog Breeds that Start with S
Published: August 11, 2021
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Here is a list of dog breeds that start with the letter S.
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According to the American Kennel Club, the German Shepherd is the second most popular breed in the United States
Gentle, loyal and friendly!
These dogs have an eager-to-please attitude, making them sweet and happy pets.
The Saluki is one of the fastest dog breeds in the world.
Natives know this breed as the "ghost hunter" because they believe these dogs can ward off evil spirits.
The Schapendoes numbers decreased significantly during the Second World War, along with many other European Sheepdog breeds.
Schipperkes were used to hunt and kill rodents on Belgian ships.
This hybrid dog is a great companion and doesn’t do well being left alone but is suitable for apartments or houses with backyards!
Scotch collies are one of the oldest collie breeds and were eventually bred to create the more popular border collie!
This breed is nicknamed the “Diehard” because of its iron will and steely determination.
Very endangered breed that is scion of several breeds that include one that is already extinct
Sheepadoodles were first bred as an experiment for use as a military dog in the Army in the 1960s, however they didn’t really gain popularity until 2007.
Some police officers with allergies use Shepadoodles as their K-9 partner
These dogs can sometimes be overly aggressive.
The Shepweiler is an excellent guard dog.
Shetland Sheepdogs are one of the most successful breeds at obedience trials.
Shiba Inus are one of six native dog breeds from Japan.
Shichi barely reach 10 inches tall and weigh around 9 to 16 pounds.
Can live for up to 15 years!
Despite having long, flowing hair, Shih Tzus and many of their hybrids are hypoallergenic.
This dog was declared a Japanese Natural Monument in 1937.
The Shiranian is an affectionate, loving, and social dog but requires continuous human companionship to stay well-adjusted and happy.
Shollies are a fairly new type of crossbreed!
Is adequately warm in sub-zero temperatures!
Many husky Labs have one blue eye and one brown eye.
Although a lack of documentation makes it unclear, the first Siberpoo was probably bred in either the 1970s or 1980s.
Silky terriers can be trained to participate in many events, including herding, agility, rally, tracking and fly ball.
The Labrador is the most popular breed in the United States and most of these dogs have blue eyes at a young age, before they turn another color.
Skye terriers are the oldest terrier breed, dating back at least 400 years.
These dogs are known for their fast digging abilities.
Snorkies are known for their funny, attention-getting antics.
The Spanador is a good swimmer.
Diego Velázquez’s famous 17th century painting of the Infanta and her dwarves includes a portrait of a Spanish Mastiff.
Spanish water dogs are popular with fishermen and hunters to retrieve game from the water.
They're one of the oldest hunting breeds on Earth.
Easygoing, intelligent, and active, the springerdoodle just loves being around people!
It is a versatile, all-around working breed and pet.
Known for their loyalty to their family!
This dog’s facial hair makes it look like it has a beard.
Swedish Elkhounds existed in prehistoric times!
"The Black Beauty of Norrland"
List of Dog Breeds that Start with the Letter S
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