There are 224 breeds of pedigree dog recognised by Dogs New Zealand (formerly the New Zealand Kennel Club)and these breeds are categorised within seven groups Toys, Terriers, Gundogs, Hounds, Working, Utility & Non Sporting. Dogs NZ provide information about each breed's history, temperament, behaviour, upkeep, official breed standard, breeders (if available) and clubs.The following links will take you to the Dogs NZ website pages and the official breed standards

 
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