How many purebred dogs are there?
Between 300 and 500 different breeds
There are between 300 and 500 different dog breeds in the world. The main idea is that only 161 are recognized by ACK. The exact number of purebred dogs in the world is not known. Anyway, we can really speak about a huge number. The most popular dog breeds are: Airedale Terrier, Alaskan Husky , American Alsatian, American Bulldog, American Bully, Beagle, Caucasian, Cesky Terrier, Collie, Cocker Spaniel, etc. Keep in mind the fact that a purebred dog typically refers to a dog of a modern dog breed with a documented pedigree in a stud book.