Irish Wolfhounds have huge tails, with the longest one ever measured belonging to Keon, a Belgian pup with a 2.5-foot-long tail. Imagine getting whacked by that!
Akitas' tails are long and curled, but they can stretch out for quite some distance. This is because the long tail helps keep them warm when they curl up in the snow.
Siberian Huskies have long tails that are not as curly as Akitas'. Their tails are "snap tails" that bend towards their bodies, allowing you to see how long they really are.
Otterhounds were bred to hunt otters, and their long tails act as propellers to give them an extra burst of speed in the water. They're more endangered than Giant Pandas.
German Shepherds' tails are long and expressive. They wag to the right when happy and to the left when nervous. This is useful information to know, as these dogs can be scary when upset.
Pointers have long, feathered tails that wag furiously when they work. Docking their tails is common for aesthetic reasons, but it's a shame to miss out on their majestic beauty.
Despite their small bodies, Corgis have long, curled tails that droop down towards their heads. Watching them bounce along with their tails wagging is a joy.
Irish Setters have long, feathered tails that they use to point at game. They're also more work to brush, but that's part of the fun of owning one.
Komondors' tails are early warning systems. They fight off predators, so ignore an aggressive swish at your own risk.
Leonbergers have big, bushy tails that require grooming. They're not aggressive, but their tails can kill by accident.