Number of Breeds of Dogs
How many dog breeds are there?
There are about 493 different dog breeds recognized by different kennel clubs and organizations. The FÃ©dÃ©ration Cynologique Internationale, an international organization with 84 member countries, recognizes 339 of these breeds. The American Kennel Club Â 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.