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Number of Breeds of Dogs

How many dog breeds are there?

493.

There are about 493 different dog breeds recognized by different kennel clubs and organizations. The Fédération Cynologique Internationale, an international organization with 84 member countries, recognizes 339 of these breeds. The American Kennel Club  recognizes 164, the Australian National Kennel Club 98, the Canadian Kennel Club 202, the Kennel Club (UK) 210, the New Zealand Kennel Club 204, and the United Kennel Club 358.

This fact is verified on : March 3, 2010.





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