His board-certified cardiologist, Sarah Miller, DVM, assured us that it could be given up to two hours earlier or later if we weren’t home at the right time. The AKC calls them Polish Tatra sheepdogs, and the United Kennel Club gives them their original Polish name of owczarek Podhalanski. The United Kennel Club, although based in the U.S., recognizes more than 300 breeds from around the world. The Kennel Club, in 2020, recognized 218 different breeds, including the aforementioned Lancashire heeler. A good guess is that there are at least 400 different breeds, give or take a few.