Police Dog Breeds

Top breeds that assist law enforcement around the world

German Shepherd

Known for their intelligence and desire to please, they're a top choice for patrol duties.

Belgian Malinois

Excellent detector dogs with a keen sense of smell for various threats.

Labrador Retriever

Friendly and fast, they excel in detecting explosives and contraband.


Known for their exceptional sense of smell, they can track trails over 130 miles long.


Intelligent and playful, they serve as protective family pets and excellent guard dogs.

American Pit Bull Terrier

Strong and determined, they excel in tracking and search and rescue.

German Short-Haired Pointer

Intelligent and non-aggressive, they're known for their keen sense of smell.


Small in size but big in personality, they're great for narcotic sniffing.

Doberman Pinscher

Smart, trainable, and loyal, they're fast and strong enforcers.

Dutch Shepherd

Obedient and protective, they excel in detection and rescue.

Bouvier Des Flandres

Fearless and responsible, they're perfect watchdogs and guard dogs.

Belgian Shepherd

Powerful and agile, they excel in search and rescue missions.

Giant Schnauzer

Originally herders and moose hunters, they're devoted to their duties.


Strong and easy to train, they're versatile in their roles.