Lagotto Romagnolo: Cute, curly-haired Italian breed. Known as truffle dogs. Friendly companions and specialized truffle searchers.
You can see why this unique dog is nicknamed the “Arabian Greyhound” as the resemblance is uncanny—they are one of the fastest dog breeds in existence.
We can’t get enough of the super cute Japanese dog breeds, including the Kai Ken. Their show-stopping, striking brindle coat is uniquely beautiful.
The conformation of the English foxhound hasn’t changed much since they were first bred, around the 1700s,” says Dr. Lennox.
When it comes to herding sheep, the Australian Kelpie is the blue-chip candidate for rounding up the herd, whether the herd consists of sheep, other dogs, or kids.
The Bavarian mountain scent hound, a German breed with superior tracking ability, can differentiate between a wounded animal it is hunting and other animals of the same species.
The Estrela mountain dog is one of the oldest breeds in Portugal and one of the biggest dog breeds in the world.
You might mistake a Rhodesian Ridgeback for one, as both have the trademark ridge of hair on their back that grows in the opposite direction of their coat.
Now that puffins are an environmentally protected species, Norwegian Lundehunds have become loyal family dogs that usually have six toes on each foot instead of the usual four,” says Dr. Lenox.
How is that hair even natural? Yet it is, and it happens because the strands of hair get woven together, creating flat layers of felted hair that cover the body and legs.
How about a muzzle snuggle from this cute scruffy face? The Pyrenean shepherd is a bright-eyed dog with a perpetual smile.