10 Popular Types of Dogs Breed for Sale in Kenya

10 Popular Types of Dogs Breed for Sale in Kenya

There are numerous Breeds of Dogs for sale in Kenya. Some of the popular types of dogs in Kenya include:

1. German Shepherd Dog

The Germany Shepherd originated from ancient Germany in the 1800. The dog was bred from the most obedient, responsive and intelligent dog types mainly for herding. Germany Shephard is one of the best police dogs that presents with a large body size, can stand up to 26 inches shoulder high and has a great speed.

The German shepherd dog is ranked with unique characters such as having high:

  • Courage,
  • Confidence,
  • Ability to follow command,
  • Loyalty,
  • Defense of loved ones.

2. Belgian Malinois Dog

The dog was originally bred in the Northwest of Belgium, in Malines City with the purpose of herding. The males weigh between 60 and 80 pounds and the female weighs between 40-60 pounds and they can live between 14 to 16 years.

Belgian Malinois is distinguished by its character of being:

  • Versatile,
  • Intelligent,
  • Confident,
  • Hardworking

3. Labrador Retriever Dog

Labrador Retriever is a breed of Canadian fishing dogs that were imported and first bred at Newfoundland, United Kingdom. The males weigh29-36kg while the females weigh 25-32 kg. The dogs can be of different colors such as black. Chocolate, yellow and have a life expectancy of 10-12 years.

Labrador Retriever breed is characterized by its outstanding characters such as;

  • Outgoing,
  • Intelligent,
  • Gentle,
  • Agile,
  • Kind,
  • Loyal,
  • Even Tempered.

4. Bloodhound Dog

Bloodhound was first bred Scotland, France, United Kingdom and Belgium to hunt wild boars, dears and Track down people. The males weigh about 41-50 kg while the female 36- 41kg, they have a life expectancy of 10-12 years and they come in colors red, Black and tan, liver and tan.

The Bloodhound is characterized by its nature of being;

  • Stubborn
  • Gentle
  • Affectionate
  • Even Temperedness
  • Have a strong sense of smell

5. Golden Retriever Dog

Golden Retriever was originally bred in from a Rusian Tracker dog and several other dog species in Glen Affric in Scotland, England and the United Kingdom in 1850, for retrieving short waterfowl such as upland game birds during hunting. The males weigh 30-34 kg while females weigh 25-32 kg and have a life expectancy of 10-12 years. They come in golden, light golden, dark golden and cream colors.

Golden Retriever can be:

  • Trusted,
  • Intelligent,
  • Friendly,
  • Reliable,
  • High sense of confidence,
  • Kind,
  • Tolerant to its inhabitants.

6. Chihuahua Dog

Chihuahua are the type of dogs small- sized that were originally bred in Chihuahua, Mexico, USA from a Techichi type of breed. The Breed is of two types the long coat and the smooth coat (short haired) with kilograms varying from 1.5-3 kg. The come in all colors a part from merle and they can live from 12 to 20 years.

Chihuahua are identified by their:

  • Commitment nature,
  • Liveliness,
  • Alertness,
  • Quick response,
  • Courageous nature.

7. Rottweiler Dog

Rottweiler Is a police dog that was bred in Germany with purposes of serving in the military, pulling butcher’s carts, driving animals to the market and they guarded homes.  The big dogs have a life expectancy of 8-10 years and comes in colors; tan, Black and Mahogany with males weighing 50-60 kg and feamales35- 48 kg.

Rottweilers are characterized as:

  • Obedient,
  • Steady,
  • Confident,
  • Devoted,
  • Fearless,
  • Alert,
  • Courageous,
  • Calm,
  • Self-assured,
  • Good-natured

8. Siberian Husky Dog

Siberian Husky’s original breed was from Chukchi, Peninsula, East of Siberia before 1908.The dog is a medium size and comes in colors White, Black Gray & White, Black & Tan, Black & White, Grey, Red & White, Sable & White and Silver-gray. The males Husky dogs weigh 54-60 kg while the females, 50-56kg and they have a life expectancy of 12- 15 years.  

Siberian Husky is can be said to be:

  • Outgoing,
  • Intelligent,
  • Alert,
  • Friendly
  • Gentle.

 9. Great Dane Dog

Great Danes dogs were first bred in Germany from in the 1980s and were owned by high class families as guard dogs and sports dogs. The males weigh 54-90 kg and while females weigh 45-59kg and they come in colors; Black, Blue, Fawn, Brindle, Mantle and Harlequin.  

Great Danes are:

  • Devoted, F
  • Friendly,
  • Confident,
  • Reserved,
  • Gentle
  • Loving.

10. T9 Dogs

The African wild dog, also referred to as the T9 dog, is mostly found in East African Countries. The dog is distinct from other breeds by its size as it is smaller and bares a much darker sported coat. The dogs are preferred dead by the local people due to their dangerous nature.

As a result they have been hosted in National Game Reserves and conservations to protect them from extinction. The T9s dogs were once trained as war dogs during the dictatorial reign of the Ugandan President, Idi Amin Dada. They are extremely aggressive and some can cause rabbis when they bite humans of other dogs.

Types of Dogs Used by Police.

  • The German Shepherd
  • Bloodhound
  • Dutch Shepherd
  • Labrador
  • Belgian Malinois
  • Rottweilers

Dogs for Sale Kenya

a. Dogs for Sale In Karen

Dog Supplier



Karen Provision Store

020 3882252

Next Karen Barclays Bank, Karen Close, Off Ngong Road


0720 014561

Karen Rd, Nairobi

Dogs for Sale In Karen

b. Dogs for Sale In Mombasa

Dog Supplier



Petzone Nyali

0700 111100

Nyali Centre Behind Super Cosmetics

Petzone Likoni

0753 717717

Likoni Mall, Mombasa

Dogs for Sale in Mombasa

c. Dogs for Sale in Kenya

Dog Supplier



German Shepherd Puppies

0790 600611

Kilimani Opp. Green house on Ngong rd

Friends K9 Petstore

0721 462171

The Point Mall Buruburu

Petworld Kenya

0723 371539

New Muthaiga Mall, Thigiri Road

Nairobi Pet House

0720 499454


Petsasa Kenya

0114 560668


Njogit Breeders

0720 733017

Utalii Ln, Nairobi

Acacia Pedigree Kennels

0722 173068


Milele Kennels

0721 668877

Kibichiku, Getathuru Rd, Nairobi City

Kenya Society for the Protection & Care of Animals

0733 571125

Lang’ata Road Nairobi KE

German Shepherd Puppies on a sale             

0712 299069

Bypass, Ruiru, Kiambu

PetStore Kenya

0795 350292

Kaptagat Road Mashiara Park


0721 982203

Thiongo Rd, Nairobi

Dade pets

0713 154345


Kim’s Dog Farm

0711 391811

park ave, Golf Ave, mugutha

Zewal Kennels

0722 831680


The Royal Pets

0708 696992

Geoffrey Luruti Road, 1st N Ave, Nairobi

Pet House Kenya

0777 113991

Tropical Towers, Suite CF, Ground Floor Komo Lane off, Wood Ave, Nairobi

Hatari Security Services – Security Firm | Company

0726 952403

22921, Hatari House, Rhapta Road, Nairobi

Aquamart and Pets Shop

0735 330084

Nairobi City, Kenya

Greenstone puppies

+27 83 287 8707

Nairobi City, Kenya

Dogs for Sale in Kenya


Dogs can be rated as pets and for work. Not every dog can be trained as a police dog. The above-mentioned Dog breeds, are a selection of the best dogs among the police dogs. Although the dogs are of different colors, sizes, shapes and with uniquely characters, they undergo same training. Some of the roles the dogs are taught include; Drug sniffing, rescuing, protection.

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