Indian Dog Breeds








The dog lovers all over the world know that the best pet to adopt is the dog. Dogs are the most loyal, affectionate and smart animals to be considered as a personal companion. They unconditionally respect their masters. Not surprisingly, they are “the best friend of man.” Most of India’s popular dogs are imported. Some of best dog breeds for families in India can be kept as a pet or watch dogs are:


One of the best dog breeds for families in India, Today’s labrador is as good-natured and hard-working as its ancestors, and they are also the most popular breed in America. Modern Labs work as hunters retrievers, help dogs, show competitors, and dog search and rescue.


Group : Sporting Group

Height : 22 to 24 inches

Weight : 36 to 50 kg

Longevity: 10 to 12 years


Pugs come in the category of small dogs & is also considered one of the best dog breeds for families in India, is ideal for small households and residents of apartments. Even if pugs shed, the hair drop is quite small, making the dogs easy to keep.


Group: Sporting Group

Height: 22 to 24 inches

Weight : 36 to 50 kg

Longevity : 10 to 12 years


Indian Pariah Dog

The Indian pariah breed, also known as the native Indian dog or Desi Breed, is an Indian subcontinent wild dog landrace. The Indian pariah dog was one of the first dogs to be domesticated by human beings dating back to the Neolithic era. It is easy to train them.


Group : Hound

Height : 18 to 25 inches

Weight : 15 to 30 kg

Longetivity : 13 to 14 years

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are one of the best dog breeds for families in India because of their caring and obedient character, are very popular with people as pets. They are very smart, they can be well trained and they are excellent in competitions. They’re can also make good watch dogs. They are medium-sized, sturdy, good-looking dogs.


Group – Sporting

Height – 21 to 24 inches

Weight – 25 to 35 Kg

Longetivity – 12 to 15 years


Making in the top 3 of best dog breeds for families in India, Beagles are dogs that are extremely friendly and smart. It’s the most cute and one of the world’s favorite breeds of pet dogs. Thanks to its good sense of smell, it is a small to medium-sized compact dog used as a sniffer dog at airports. In combination with black and tan or brown, this breed comes in tricolor or white. It has short haired, hard coat of medium length


Group : Hound group

Height : 13 to 15 inches

Weight : 20 to 25 Kg

Longetivity : 12 to 15 years

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