Dog Breeds That Start With H

With over 400 pure dog breeds in the world finding a dog breed can take time. That's why Pettium has made it easy to find the dog breed you're looking for by letter. Below is a list of 15 dog breeds start with the letter H. The list includes dog breeds that are pure breeds, cross-breeds, mixed breeds and natural breeds all starting with the letter H. Be sure to view all dog breeds so you don't miss out!

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Hairless Khala

The Argentine Pila dogis a hairless breed characteristically found in the north-western provinces of Argentina. It is a companion dog, ranging in size from approximately 25 cmat the shoulder to 45 cm.

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Halden Hound

The Halden Hound, is a medium-sized Norwegian dog breed of the hound class, used for hunting hares and other plains quarry. It resembles an American Foxhound but is smaller. It was named after...

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Hamilton Hound

The Hamiltonstövare is a breed of dog, bred as a hunting hound. The breed was developed in Sweden by the founder of the Swedish Kennel Club, Count Adolf Hamilton. Its ancestry includes several...

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Hanoverian Scenthound

The Hanover Hound is a breed of dog sometimes referred to as a Hanoverian Hound. It is a hunting and tracking dog descended from bloodhounds of medieval times. It was first introduced into France...

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Harlequin Pinscher

The Harlequin Pinscher is a type of Miniature Pinscher, which is a toy-sized dog. It originated in Germany and were created by crossing traditional Miniature Pinschers with various toy-sized...

Havanese Dog Breed Information and Photos


The Havanese, a breed of Bichon type, is the national dog of Cuba, developed from the now extinct Blanquito de la Habana. The Blanquito descended from the also now extinct Bichon Tenerife. It is...

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Hawaiian Poi Dog

The Hawaiian Poi Dog or ʻīliois an extinct breed of pariah dog from Hawaiʻi which was used by Native Hawaiians as a spiritual protector of children and as a source of food.

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Himalayan Sheepdog

The Himalayan Sheepdog, also referred to as the Bhote Kukur, is a livestock guardian dog that originated from Nepal. This mountain dog breed is closely similar to Indian Mastiff and the Tibetan...

Hovawart Dog Breed Information and Photos


The Hovawart is a medium to large size German dog breed. The name of the breed means "an estate guard dog", which is the original use for the breed. The breed originated in the Black Forest region...

Hug Dog Breed Information and Photos


A hug is a form of physical intimacy, universal in human communities, in which two or more people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. If more...

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Hungarian Greyhound

The Magyar agáris a dog breed. It is a type of sighthound originating in Hungary and lands that previously belonged to Austro - Hungarian Empire. It is used for hunting and coursing, and is also...

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Hungarian Kuvasz

The Kuvasz, is an ancient breed of a livestock dog of Hungarian origin. Mention of the breed can be found in old Hungarian texts. It has historically been used as a royal guard dog, or to guard...

Hungarian Puli Dog Breed Information and Photos

Hungarian Puli

The Puli is a small-medium breed of Hungarian herding and livestock guarding dog known for its long, corded coat. The tight curls of the coat appear similar to dreadlocks. A similar-looking, but...

Husky Dog Breed Information and Photos


Husky is a general name for a sled-type of dog used in northern regions, differentiated from other sled-dog types by their fast pulling style. They are an ever-changing cross-breed of the fastest...

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A Hygen Houndis a Norwegian breed of dog from the hound group, created in the 19th century by Norwegian breeder Hygen from various other hound breeds. The Hygen Hound is an endurance hunter who can...