There are many dog breeds out there. It’s hard to decide what type of puppy you want to get since the possibilities seem almost endless! If you’re looking for a unique dog breed to get in order to stray away from the usual golden retrievers, Labradors, German shepherds or pugs, here are 8 extremely cute and exotic dog breeds to consider as your next pet.
1. Lagotto Romagnolo
These truffle-searching, water-loving dogs have been around since ancient Rome. They are one of the oldest and rarest dog breeds but haven’t been as commercialized as other breeds. Hypoallergenic, these dogs are loving, loyal and very intelligent.
2. The Coton de Tulear
This pure breed is originally from Madagascar and used to be owned by royalty. These fluff balls are lap dogs, so they don’t need much exercise and they love to snuggle. Obedient, easy to train, they will get along with other animals and humans.
This Hungarian mop/dog was originally bred for sheep herding. Who could resist its dreadlocks-like hair? These dogs need a lot of exercise but they are also very affectionate, smart and are a great addition to any family.
4. Portuguese Water Dog
The Portuguese Water Dog is obsessed with water. These dogs used to work alongside fishermen in Portugal. If you love dogs but are allergic to them, you’ll be happy to know this breed is hypoallergenic.
5. Bearded Collie
This herding dog breed originated from Britain but was also very popular in Scotland. That beautiful shaggy coat needs to be brushed daily and needs frequent clippings. Super friendly, they are perfect to have around young kids.
6. Berger Des Pyrenees
Originally from France, the Berger Des Pyrenees herded sheep. They need to be challenged mentally and need plenty of exercise. Even if they are small, they are great guard dogs.
7. Dandie Dinmont Terrier
This cute breed might look innocent but it is quite stubborn and strongwilled. Very affectionate, brave and independent, they are great watchdogs but they do need to be trained properly since they tend to be stubborn.
8. Chow Chow
These big and fluffy dogs originally from China are loyal companions and great guard dogs but tend to be very independent, proud and extremely intelligent. Be firm with your Chow Chow or else they will walk all over you.
Source: Report Globe