21 Adorable Posters That Show You Where Your Favorite Dog Breeds Come From

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Los Angeles-based illustrator Lili Chin created ‘Dogs Of The World‘, a series of delightful posters featuring more than 200 popular dog breeds grouped by their countries of origin.

Ever wondered where the ancestors of the Golden Retriever, German Shepherd and Corgi hail from? These adorable illustrations offer a fun and unique way to learn more about the various canines and their beginnings.

Now, all we need is just a cat breed series.

American Dogs

American Dogs
Alaskan Malamute, Carolina Dog, Coonhound, Toy Fox Terrier, Australian Shepherd, American Water Spaniel, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Boston Terrier, Rat Terrier, Catahoula Leopard Dog, American Pit Bull Terrier, Blue Lacy

Latin American Dogs

Latin American Dogs
Dogo Argentino (Argentina), Xoloitzcuintle (Mexico), Fox Paulistinha (Brazil), Inca Orchid, (Peru), Chihuahua (Mexico), Fila Brasileiro (Brazil), Havanese (Cuba), Cimarron (Uruguay), Mucuchies (Venezuela)

Canadian Dogs

Canadian Dogs
Canadian Eskimo, St John’s Water Dog, Newfoundland, Landseer, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Labrador Retriever

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African Dogs

African Dogs
Sloughi (North Africa), Coton De Tulear (Madagascar), Saluki (Egypt), Africanis (South Africa), Basenji (Congo), Aidi (Morocco), Azawakh (Morocco/Tunisia), Boerboel (South Africa), Rhodesian Ridgeback (Rhodesia)

Belgian Dogs

Belgian Dogs
Tervuren, Schipperke, Groenendael, Bouvier des Flandres, Brussels Griffon, Malinois

English Dogs

English Dogs
English Setter, Airedale, Bedlington Terrier, Russell Terrier, Whippet, French Bulldog, Cocker Spaniel, Beagle, Cavalier Spaniel, Bull Mastiff, English Bulldog, Yorkshire Terrier, Fox Hound, Bull Terrier, English Sheepdog

French Dogs

French Dogs
Dogue de Bordeaux, Beauceron, Berger Picard, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Braque Francais, Brittany, Basset Hound, Briard, Pyrenean Sheepdog, Papillon, Bloodhound, Bichon Frise, Great Pyrenees, Ariegeois, Barbet

German Dogs

German Dogs
Affenpinscher, Poodle, Doberman, Leonberger, Pomeranian, Keeshond, American Eskimo, Miniature Pinscher, Great Dane, Dachshund, German Shepherd, Schnauzer, Boxer, Weimeraner, Rottweiler

Scottish Dogs

Scottish Dogs
Border Collie, Cairn Terrier, Shetland Sheepdog, Gordon Setter, Scottish Terrier, Deerhound, West Highland Terrier, Golden Retriever

Irish Dogs

Irish Dogs
Glen of Imaal terrier, Irish terrier, Irish Setter, Irish Water Spaniel, Wolfhound, Kerry Blue, Wheaten Terrier, Red and White Setter

Welsh Dogs

Welsh Dogs
Welsh Sheepdog, Springer Spaniel, Welsh Terrier, Cardigan Corgi, Pembroke Corgi, Sealyham Terrier

Nordic Dogs

Nordic Dogs
Broholmer (Denmark), Danish-Swedish Farmdog, Vallhund (Sweden), Icelandic Sheepdog, Lapphund (Sweden), Jamthund (Sweden), Norwegian Elkhound, Lundehund (Norway, Hamiltonstovare (Sweden), Karelian Bear Dog (Finland), Dunker (Norway), Danish Pointer

Dutch Dogs

Dutch Dogs
Hollandse Herder (Dutch Shepherd), Stabyhoun, Wetterhoun (Frisian Water Dog), Kooikerhondje, Drentsche Patrijshond (Dutch Partridge Dog), Schapendoes

Swiss Dogs

Swiss Dogs
Berger Blanc Shepherd, Appenzeller, Berner Niederlaufhunder (Small Bernese Hound), Schweizer Laufhund, Bernese Mountain Dog, Saint Bernard

Iberian Dogs

Iberian Dogs
SPAIN: Ibizan Hound, Galgo Espanol (Spanish Greyhound), Estrela Mountain Dog, Pachon Navarro, Spanish Mastiff, Andalusian Hound. PORTUGAL: Portuguese Water Dog, Portuguese Podengo, Cao De Serra De Aires (Portuguese Sheepdog)

Eastern European Dogs

Eastern European Dogs
Komondor (Hungary), Polish Hound, Romanian Raven Shepherd, Puli (Hungary), Karakachan (Bulgaria), Cuvac (Slovak Republic), Slovakian Rough-Haired Pointer, Cesky Terrier (Czech Republic), Transylvanian Hound (Romania), Pumi (Hungary), Vizsla (Hungary), Mudi (Hungary)

Russian Dogs

Russian Dogs
Siberian Husky, Sulimov, South Russian Ovcharka, Borzoi, East Siberian laika, Samoyed, Black Russian Terrier, Russkiy Toy

Mediterranean Dogs

Mediterranean Dogs
Cretan Hound (Greece), Italian Greyhound (Greece/Turkey), Maltese (Malta), Serbian Hound, Sarplaninac (Albania/Macedonia), Neapolitan Mastiff (Italy), Tornjak (Bosnia), Lagotto Romagnolo (Italy), Cane Corso (Italy), Spinone Italiano, Dalmatian (Croatia), Pharoah Hound/Kalb Tal-Fenek (Malta)

Middle Eastern Dogs

Middle Eastern Dogs
Akbash/Anatolian Shepherd (Turkey), Central Asian Shepherd, Pakistani Gull Terrier, Canaan Dog (Israel), Kangal (Turkey), Afghan Hound (Afghanistan)

Asian Dogs

Asian Dogs
Akita (Japan), Shar Pei (China), Chin (Japan), Shih-Tzu (China), Shiba-Inu (Japan), Pug (China), Indog (India), Pekingese (China), Formosan Mountain Dog (Taiwan), Tibetan Mastiff (Tibet), Jindo (Korea), Chow Chow (China)

Australian Dogs

Australian Dogs
Australian Terrier, Cattledog, Koolie, Bull Arab, Tenterfield Terrier, Silky Terrier, Dingo, Kelpie

For more, check out Lili’s website where she also has prints for sale. These colorful drawings are sure to tickle every canine lover’s fancy. Share them with other dog lovers you know.

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