Top 10 Unique Rare Dog Breeds That You May Never Come Across
You might have seen many dogs of different breeds. But the ones listed here are very rare and not usual. Some may have familiarity with the breed you know and some maybe completely exotic. Some hail from far-off locales, others have unique features like extra digits or talents. Regardless of their size, they are extremely cute. Most of them are in very few numbers and not even acknowledged by American Kennel Clubs.
Enjoy reading about the most unique dog breeds in the world:
Karelian Bear Dog
The Karelian Bear Dog is a Finnish breed, and is one of the top 10 unique dog breeds in its home country. This breed in its home country, it is regarded as a national treasure. It originally was used for hunting and as a watchdog. It has quick reflexes and a fearless nature, and is still popular with big-game hunters. The KBD will hunt a variety of animals.
The Bergamasco is a breed originally used as a herding dog. It has its origins in the Italian Alps near Bergamo. They view themselves as equal to humans because they are super smart, and really into helping organize livestock and perform any tasks you want.
Bedlington terrier is a dog breed that looks like a lamb. It is one of the most unique dog breeds that is known for its curly and pale-colored wool coat. It was named after the mining town of Bedlington, Northumberland in England. This unique dog breed is much more athletic than it appears, traditionally used for racing, fights and to catch vermin. Its graceful build aids in speed and endurance. It is described as being both good with children and “fit to kill any other dog of his weight”.
The Azawakh is a breed from Africa, a sighthound. This breed is like a greyhound but with curly tail, perfectly floppy ears, elegant neck and doe-like appearance. The Azawakh is moves with a distinctly feline gait and can be found in a variety of colors such as red, blue fawn, grizzle, and, rarely, blue and black. It has almond eyed and is thin.
The word ‘mastiff’ means ‘large dog.’ This type of breed is an ancient and domestic type. It is a guardian of herds, flocks, tents, villages, monasteries, and palaces, much as the old English ban-dog, a dog tied outside the home as a guardian. That is why, it is also known as “Do-Khyi” (door guard. The do-khyi is traditionally allowed to run loose at night in nomad camps and in villages.
The Mudi is a rare herding dog breed from Hungary and it has better hair than you. It always wants to hang out with you and is down to do whatever. This breed is very versatile and very energetic dog. It comes in a variety of different colors, which are all equally gorgeous. It is a healthy breed and expected to live from 13 to 14 years.
The main attraction of this type of breed is that it has a split nose and it looks like it has two noses. This is because of severe inbreeding. Due to its rarity, the Catalburun is one of the only dogs in the world featuring a split nose and suspended ears. This unique dog breed originally bred for hunting in Turkey.
New Guinea Singing Dog
Once this wild singing dog, The New Guinea was found throughout New Guinea. The breed gets its name from its unique vocalization. Though this, the once-wild breed gets its reputation as an excellent companion from its intelligence and physical ability as well.
The Telomian was originally bred as vermin-controlling hunting dogs by the Orang Asli indigenous people of Malaysia. They are breed of dingo or dog native to Malaysia. It is the only Malasysian dog breed to live elsewhere. The dogs are very good climber because the Orang Asli built homes on stilts to stay safe from dangerous animals.
Also called the “Viking dogs”, the Swedish Vallhund are athletic dogs, excelling in obedience, tracking, herding, agility and flyball. They ere bred to herd cattle, catch vermin (such as rats), and guard the home. Due to their perfect temper and love of their owners they are capable of being good pets. It comes in a variety of colors and with a variety of tail lengths, from bobtail (no tail) to a full curl tail. The small, powerful, fearless breed is a very ancient national dog breed of Sweden and is often dated back to the 9th century.