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10 Weird Dog Breeds In The World

Dog Breeds In The World – Who are the close friends of human beings? Obviously, its cats and dogs. All types of dogs and cat breeds have their own uniqueness. Some people keep a cat as a pet and some choose a dog. But, this is for dog lovers. A dog is a cute, friendly and protective. There are many types of dog breeds which comes in different shapes and sizes with strange appearances. Still all kinds of dogs look attractive and adorable. Check out the 10 most bizarre dog breeds in the world.

1. Russian Borzoi

Russian Borzoi dog
image by Pleple2000

The ancient dog breeds of Borzoi were migrated from central Asian countries to Russia. The term “Borzoi” in Russian means “fast”.  The Borzoi dog has great hunting and sporting abilities. This tall dog is powerful. The Borzoi dog can be found in many colors. They are calm and loyal.

2. Puli

one of the unusual dog breeds

The Puli is a Hungarian herding and livestock guardian. They are very well-known for their long and corded coat. The tight curls are similar to dreadlocks. Puli is an ancient dog breed. This strong dog is an athletic, intelligent, and confident attitude. They need a lot of exercises. It is one of the weird dog breeds in the world.

3. Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier

Bedlington Terrier is a dog breed from a mining town of Bedlington in England. They are noted for their similarity in appearance to lambs. This type of dogs is for those, who can provide sufficient exercise to them. The unusual looking Bedlington terrier breed is known for hunting rats.

4. Neopolitan Mastiff

1998 photo of  Neapolitan Mastiff
image by Lisa M. Herndon

The Neopolitan Mastiff is a large, ancient dog breed who was developed in Italy. These weird-looking dog breed can weigh up to 70 kg. They look strange due to their loose skin. This dog has a beast looking appearance.

5. Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiff
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This primitive dog breed is from Tibet. These types of dog breed protect sheep from wild animals like lions, tigers, wolves, etc. They are large, rugged, and powerful. Tibetan Mastiff is the most expensive dogs in the world. It is one of the large dog breeds in the world.

6. Xoloitzcuintli

hairless dog
image source: petful

Did you pronounce its name? If yes then it’s great. The Xoloitzcuintli, or Mexican Hairless Dog, is an ancient dog breed from Mexico. These dog breeds are intelligent, and energetic. They have strong hunting skills.

7. Chinese Crested

Chinese Crested

The Chinese crested dog is a hairless breed of dog but often has hair on the head, tail, and paws. The dog breed is believed to have originated in Africa. This small dog comes in many colors. It is one of the weird looking dog breeds in the world.

8. Bergamasco Shepherd

Bergamasco Shepherd
image by Town common

The Bergamasco is an Italian herding dog. The dog is a medium-sized sheepdog with a social personality, powerful build, and unique coat. They are made up of three types of hairs. Their hair keeps them warm in cold climates.

9. Brussels Griffon

small dog

Brussels Griffon or Griffon Bruxellois is a toy dog. They are from the city of Brussels, Belgium. They love to snuggle and have a huge heart for love and affection. Brussels Griffons are easy to carry. They need affection and love to play with their masters.

10. Shar Pei

Wrinkle Shar Pei dog

The Shar-Pei is an ancient breed dog from China. The dog characteristic is short, bristly coat, loose, wrinkled skin, and devotion to his family. They are calm and confident nature. This type of dog breeds is very loyal to the family.


Dog have lived with people for thousands of years. They may have started to stay near humans for food and warmth. Then people began to train dogs to work for them. Dogs are the closest friends of human. There are many dog breeds in the world. They are more varied in their appearance and behavior than any other domestic animal. All type of dogs has their own uniqueness.


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Hello and Welcome! I'm Suraj Thapa from Nepal. I love traveling, photography, and reading listicles. I started 'ListSeries' blog to share amazing and interesting themes that exist in the world.

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