There are quite a few unusual dog breeds in the world, whose representatives are not so easy to find in the yard or park. Some of the species are on the verge of extinction, have the status of exotic or simply extremely rare. We present to your attention 13 of the most unusual and unique breeds.
In the past to this day, these adorable furballs serve to guard monasteries and households in Tibet. Dense coat and weight from 45 to 70 kg allow dogs of this breed to survive the harsh winters of Central Asia.
This cute breed was developed in Scotland during the 18th century. Frisky dog with short legs perfectly fulfils duties as a catcher of badgers. At the moment, dandy dinmont terriers are extremely rare: only about a hundred representatives of this breed are registered in clubs per year.
This furry beast is a cross between Newfoundland, St. Bernard and Pyrenean Mountain Dog. According to legend, they were bred to resemble the lions from the coat of arms of the city of Leonberg in Germany. After World War II, there were only eight of these cute giants left in the world.