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Komondor

Komondor
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Averaging over 75 centimetres tall, the Hungarian Komondor is one big puppy. What really makes this goofy guy larger than life is his fur: at up to 27 cm in length, the Komondor has the thickest fur in the canine world. That’s one shaggy dog!

Bedlington Terrier

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Is that a dog, or a sheep? Hailing from Bedlington, England, this lamb-like dog’s interesting coat is said to make him perfect for allergy-prone pet owners.

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Puli

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This Puli kicks it Jamaican style, but despite the Rastafarian dreadlocks he actually hails from Hungary. His primary role is herding livestock, and his curiously thick fur not only looks really neat, but is virtually water resistant.

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Russian Borzoi

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Similar to a greyhound, the Russian Borzoi is extremely agile and capable of chasing small animals and prey. Due to this breed’s notorious stubborn streak though, he’s best left to an experienced and patient dog trainer. This guy marches to the beat of his own drum!

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Brussels Griffon

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This hilarious looking dog breed has a tendency to dominate other dogs, despite their diminutive frame. How could such a cute little guy be so bossy?

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Affenpinscher

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Hailing from Germany, this dog was bred to hunt and kill rats. Yummy!

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Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiff
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A full-sized Neapolitan Mastiff weighs upwards of 60 kilograms, making him a loyal and efficient guard dog. Just be sure to stay on this droopy-faced dog’s good side, ok?

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Bergamasco Shepherd

Bergamasco Shepherd
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Woah! Somebody needs a trim. The Bergamasco’s matted fur looks very distinct (and kind of awesome, if we do say so), but he wasn’t born this way. As a puppy the Bergamasco has short and smooth hair, which later grows into long, knotted locks of fur. Get this guy to a barber, will you?

Bull Terrier

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The egg-shaped head of this breed makes them a highly unusual looking pup. Originally bred in the 19th century as a fighting dog and later as a fashionable companion for gentlemen, these days, they are family dogs known for their affection toward members of their household.

French Bulldog

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A sad and little-known fact is that the name ‘bulldog’ refers to the breed’s original purpose: to taunt and attack bulls in a cruel spectator sport. Fortunately, French Bulldogs are no longer used for this, and are actually very loyal and friendly pets who crave human affection. And boy, are they ever cute!

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