A List Of 64 Now Extinct Dog Breeds

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Below is a list of the extinct dog breeds, and we’ve also linked you to a couple of pages with photos and pictures of some of the different breeds.

A list of notable extinct dog breeds are:

 

1. Talbot (Talbot Hound)

  • Ancestor of Beagles & Bloodhounds
  • Disappeared around the late eighteenth century

 

2. Salish Wool Dog

  • A dog used for it’s coat to create blankets and other textiles
  • Thought to have disappeared from what is modern day British Columbia when Europeans arrived

 

3. Braque Du Puy 

  • A cross between a Braque Francais dog and a Sloughi, or also between a Braques and greyhound-type dogs

 

4. Moscow Water Dog 

  • By the 1980’s, the MWD became so similar to the Newfoundland that it was classified as extinct

 

5. Molossus

  • An ancestor of Mastiffs

 

6. Tahltan Bear Dog

  • Used for hunting

 

7. Old English Bulldog

  • Numbers of the OEB declined in the 1800’s when dog fighting was phased out with Animal Cruelty laws

 

8. North Country Beagle

  • From England
  • Disappeared in the nineteenth century

 

9. St. John’s Water Dog

  • Originated in the sixteenth century
  • Was a working water dog, and is a founding breed of today’s Newfoundlands

 

10. Dogo Cubano (Cuban Mastiff)

  • From Cuba
  • Believed to have declined in numbers when slavery was abolished in Cuba

 

11. Cumberland Sheepdog

  • Eventually became replaced by the Border Collie by the beginning of the twentieth century

 

12. Paisley Terrier 

  • Eventually replaced by the Yorkshire Terrier

 

13. Brazilian Tracker

  • In the 1970’s, outbreak of disease and chemicals like insecticides led to this dog’s extinction

 

14. Alpine Spaniel

  • From the Swiss Alps
  • Disease sent this dog into extinction by the mid nineteenth century

 

15. Turnspit Dog

  • As household technology advanced, this dog was phased out and became extinct, as the household activities it was bred to perform were no longer required

 

Other Extinct Breeds

  • 16. Alaunt
  • 17. Alpine Mastiff
  • 18. Argentine Polar Dog
  • 19. Bandog
  • 20. Blue Paul Terrier
  • 21. Bull & Terrier
  • 22. Bullenbeisser
  • 23. Chien Gris
  • 24. Chiribaya Dog
  • 25. Cordoba Fighting Dog
  • 26. Cumberland Sheepdog
  • 27. Cur
  • 28. Dalbo Dog
  • 29. English Water Spaniel
  • 30. English White Terrier
  • 31. Fila Da Terceira 
  • 32. Fuegian Dog
  • 33. Grand Fauve de Bretagne
  • 34. Halls Heeler
  • 35. Hare Indian Dog
  • 36. Hawaiian Poi Dog
  • 37. Kuri
  • 38. Lapponian Shepherd
  • 39. Marquesan Dog
  • 40. Norfolk Spaniel
  • 41. North Country Beagle
  • 42. Old Spanish Pointer
  • 43. Polynesian Dog
  • 44. Potsdam Greyhound
  • 45. Rastreador Brasileiro
  • 46. Russian Tracker
  • 47. Sakhalin Husky
  • 48. Salish Wool Dog
  • 49. Southern Hound
  • 50. Tahitian Dog
  • 51. Tahltan Bear Dog
  • 52. Tesem
  • 53. Toy Bulldog
  • 54. Toy Trawler Spaniel
  • 55. Tweed Water Spaniel
  • 56. Welsh Hillman
  • 57. Black & Tan Terrier
  • 58. Smithfield
  • 59. Celtic Hound
  • 60. Hawaiian Poi Dog
  • 61. Leauvenaar
  • 62. Old Welsh Grey Sheepdog
  • 63. Panther Dog
  • 64. Seskar Seal Dog

 

Photos & Pictures Of Extinct Dog Breeds

These two resources have photos and pictures of the different extinct dog breeds:

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