21 Adorable Posters That Show You Where Your Favorite Dog Breeds Come From
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.
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
Dogo Argentino (Argentina), Xoloitzcuintle (Mexico), Fox Paulistinha (Brazil), Inca Orchid, (Peru), Chihuahua (Mexico), Fila Brasileiro (Brazil), Havanese (Cuba), Cimarron (Uruguay), Mucuchies (Venezuela)
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)
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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)
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.