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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A Sable Black German Shepherd
Sable Black German Shepherd

According to the American Kennel Club, the German Shepherd is the second most popular breed in the United States

A Saint Bernard
Saint Bernard

Gentle, loyal and friendly!

A Saint Shepherd
Saint Shepherd

These dogs have an eager-to-please attitude, making them sweet and happy pets.

A Saluki
Saluki

The Saluki is one of the fastest dog breeds in the world.

A Schapendoes
Schapendoes

The Schapendoes numbers decreased significantly during the Second World War, along with many other European Sheepdog breeds.

A Schipperke
Schipperke

Schipperkes were used to hunt and kill rodents on Belgian ships.

A Schneagle
Schneagle

This hybrid dog is a great companion and doesn’t do well being left alone but is suitable for apartments or houses with backyards!

A Scotch Collie
Scotch Collie

Scotch collies are one of the oldest collie breeds and were eventually bred to create the more popular border collie!

A Scottish Terrier
Scottish Terrier

This breed is nicknamed the “Diehard” because of its iron will and steely determination.

A Sealyham Terrier
Sealyham Terrier

Very endangered breed that is scion of several breeds that include one that is already extinct

A Sheepadoodle
Sheepadoodle

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.

A Shepadoodle
Shepadoodle

Some police officers with allergies use Shepadoodles as their K-9 partner

A Shepkita
Shepkita

These dogs can sometimes be overly aggressive.

A Shepweiler
Shepweiler

The Shepweiler is an excellent guard dog.

A Shetland Sheepdog
Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdogs are one of the most successful breeds at obedience trials.

A Shiba Inu
Shiba Inu

Shiba Inus are one of six native dog breeds from Japan.

A Shichi
Shichi

Shichi barely reach 10 inches tall and weigh around 9 to 16 pounds.

A Shih Tzu
Shih Tzu

Can live for up to 15 years!

A Shikoku
Shikoku

This dog was declared a Japanese Natural Monument in 1937.

A Shiranian
Shiranian

The Shiranian is an affectionate, loving, and social dog but requires continuous human companionship to stay well-adjusted and happy.

A Shollie
Shollie

Shollies are a fairly new type of crossbreed!

A Siberian Husky
Siberian Husky

Is adequately warm in sub-zero temperatures!

A Siberian Retriever
Siberian Retriever

Many husky Labs have one blue eye and one brown eye.

A Siberpoo
Siberpoo

Although a lack of documentation makes it unclear, the first Siberpoo was probably bred in either the 1970s or 1980s.

A Silky Terrier
Silky Terrier

Silky terriers can be trained to participate in many events, including herding, agility, rally, tracking and fly ball.

A Silver Labrador
Silver Labrador

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.

A Skye Terrier
Skye Terrier

Skye terriers are the oldest terrier breed, dating back at least 400 years.

A Smooth Fox Terrier
Smooth Fox Terrier

These dogs are known for their fast digging abilities.

A Snorkie
Snorkie

Snorkies are known for their funny, attention-getting antics.

A Spanador
Spanador

The Spanador is a good swimmer.

A Spanish Mastiff
Spanish Mastiff

Diego Velázquez’s famous 17th century painting of the Infanta and her dwarves includes a portrait of a Spanish Mastiff.

A Spinone Italiano
Spinone Italiano

They're one of the oldest hunting breeds on Earth.

A Stabyhoun
Stabyhoun

It is a versatile, all-around working breed and pet.

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Known for their loyalty to their family!

A Standard Schnauzer
Standard Schnauzer

This dog’s facial hair makes it look like it has a beard.

A Swedish Elkhound
Swedish Elkhound

Swedish Elkhounds existed in prehistoric times!

A Swedish Lapphund
Swedish Lapphund

"The Black Beauty of Norrland"

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