Dog Breeds That Start With R

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 17 dog breeds start with the letter R. The list includes dog breeds that are pure breeds, cross-breeds, mixed breeds and natural breeds all starting with the letter R. Be sure to view all dog breeds so you don't miss out!

Raccoon Dog Dog Breed Information and Photos

Raccoon Dog

Not to be confused with Raccoon or Coonhound The raccoon dog, also known as the mangut or tanuki, is a canid indigenous to East Asia. It is the only extant species in the genus Nyctereutes. It is...

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Rafeiro do Alentejo

The Rafeiro do Alentejo or Alentejo Mastiff, also called the Portuguese Mastiff, is a large breed of dog that originated in Portugal. The Rafeiro do Alentejo is of the livestock guardian dog type,...

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Raggle

In architecture a reglet is 1.) a thin, flat band relating to mouldings or 2.) a groove in a wall or parapet for receiving the top edge of a flashing. In this usage it is also called a raggle and...

Rajapalayam Dog Breed Information and Photos

Rajapalayam

Rajapalayamis a town and a special grade municipality in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 85 km southwest of Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu. Its main...

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Rampur Greyhound

The Rampur Greyhound is a breed of dog native to the Rampur region of Northern India, which lies between Delhi and Bareilly. The Rampur hound is a large member of the sighthound family. In North...

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Rastreador Brasileiro

The Rastreador Brasileirois a large breed of dog from Brazil, first recognised by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 1967, but an outbreak of disease, compounded by an overdose of...

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Rat-Cha

Crossbreed dogs or designer dogs are dogs which have been intentionally bred from two or more recognized dog breeds and not from dogs with no purebred ancestors, but have not been artificially bred...

Rat Terrier Dog Breed Information and Photos

Rat Terrier

The Rat Terrier is an American dog breed with a background as a farm dog and hunting companion. Traditionally more of a type than a breed, they share much ancestry with the small hunting dogs known...

Rattle Dog Breed Information and Photos

Rattle

Rattle may refer to: Rattle, a type of percussion instrument Rattle, a part of some percussion instruments Rattle, an American poetry journal Bird-scaring rattle, a Slovene device used to drive...

Redbone Coonhound Dog Breed Information and Photos

Redbone Coonhound

The Redbone Coonhound is an American breed of dog used for hunting raccoon, deer, bear, and cougar. The American Kennel Club standard says, "The Redbone mingles handsome looks and an even...

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breed Information and Photos

Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian ridgeback is a dog breed developed in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. Its European forebears can be traced to the early pioneers of the Cape Colony of southern Africa, who crossed their dogs...

Rottweiler Dog Breed Information and Photos

Rottweiler

The Rottweileroris a breed of domestic dog, regarded as medium-to-large or large.The dogs were known in German as Rottweiler Metzgerhund, meaning Rottweil butchers' dogs, because one of their uses...

Rough Collie Dog Breed Information and Photos

Rough Collie

The Rough Collieis a long-coated breed of medium to large size dog that in its original form was a type of collie used and bred for herding in Scotland. Originating in the 1800s, it is now well...

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Russian Spaniel

The Russian Spaniel is a type of spaniel first standardised in 1951 in the Soviet Union after World War II by cross breeding English Cocker Spaniels, English Springer Spaniels and other spaniel...

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Russian Toy

The Russian Toyis a very small breed of dog originally bred in Russia from the English Toy Terrier which is known today as the Manchester Terrier. There are two types of coats in the breed: smooth...

Russian Wolfhound Dog Breed Information and Photos

Russian Wolfhound

The Borzoi, also called the Russian wolfhound, is a breed of domestic dog. Descended from dogs brought to Russia from central Asian countries, it is similar in shape to a greyhound, and is also a...

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Russo-European Laika

Russo-European Laikais the name of a breed of hunting dog that originated in the forested region of northern Europe and Russia, one of several breeds developed from landrace Laika dogs of very...