Chow Chow, Chihuahua. These are definitely 2 breeds that will come up in your mind when asked for dog breeds that have names starting with C alphabet. We were eager to know how many other breeds have C at the start of their name. And we went in a quest to search for all these names. In this post, we are going to share this list of dog breeds that start with C letter.
There are really a lot of dog breed names that being with the letter C. In total, we found a long list of 102 dog breeds. Here are the dog breeds that begin with C:
The Chow Chow comes from China. They are characterized by their unique blue-black or purple tongue. The only other breed with such colored tongues is the Shar Pei. These dogs have straight hind legs which gives them a stilted gait.
The Clumber Spaniel comes from the UK. This belongs to the Spaniel family of dogs. This breed was created in the Clumber Park of Nottinghamshire and this is how it got the “Clumber” in its name. This is a type of gundog and is bred for hunting.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a toy type of dog and belongs to the family of Spaniel dogs. They are small in size and have a coat that is smooth and silky. Their tail is smooth and undocked.
Cesky Terrier comes from Czechoslovakia and belongs to the terrier family of dogs. They are small in size. This breed was developed in 1948 from the mix of Sealyham Terrier and Scottish Terrier. The Cesky are muscular and well-pigmented. They also have short legs.
Canadian Eskimo Dog
The Canadian Eskimo Dog is an endangered breed, nearing extinction. Their ancestors are dogs of the Thule people who used them for transport in Siberia.
The Czechoslovak Wolfdog was created in 1955 in Czechoslovakia as an experiment. It became the national dog breed in 1982. FCI recognized this breed in 1989. These dogs were bred to patrol borders. Subsequently, they were also used for search and rescue missions, tracking, herding and hunting in US and Europe.
The Chiribaya Dog comes from south west Peru. They are no longer in existence today but are found to be at least 1000 years old. This breed is a llama herding type of dog.
Ca Mè Mallorquí
The Ca Mè Mallorquí comes from Spain in the Majorca Balearic Islands. They were bred to be a pointer dog. This breed is an ancient dog breed and has been in existence since the 13th century.
Ca Eivissenc (AKA Ibizan Hound)
Ca Eivissenc is a hound type of dog. These dogs are lean and agile. They have distinct ears which are large and upright, with a broad base.
Chukcha (AKA Siberian Husky)
Chukcha, commonly known as Siberian Husky, is a type of Spitz dog. They are medium in size and have double coats with thick fur. Their ears are erect and triangle in shape.
Chien De Montagne Des Pyrénées (AKA Pyrenean Mountain Dog)
Chien De Montagne Des Pyrénées comes from France and are used to guard livestock from wolves and bears.
Cocker (AKA American Cocker Spaniel)
The American Cocker Spaniel belongs to the Spaniel family of dogs. Their close relative is the ENglish Cocker Spaniel. This breed first arrived in America in 1620 with the Mayflower. They are also the smallest sporting dogs in AKC’s list.
Chrysanthemum Dog (AKA Shih Tzu)
Chrysanthemum Dog comes from Tibet. This is a type of toy dog and is commonly known as the Shih Tzu. They are characterised by their short snout as well as large round eyes. They also have a ever growing coat and floppy ears.
Cattle Dog (AKA Australian Cattle Dog)
The Australian Cattle Dog is medium in size and has a short coat which is white in color. There are either black or brown hair uniformly distirbuted throughout the coat and this makes the dog appear blue or red. These dogs used biting to herd livestock and have been reported to nip at running children.
Corgi (AKA Pembroke Welsh Corgi)
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi comes from Pembrokeshire in Wales. They are bred to herd cattle. This breed is also associated with Queen Elizabeth II who kept 30 such dogs in her time.