Top 10 Unique Dog Breeds in The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Unique Dog Breeds in The World in 2017. Dogs are such wonderful and cute pets. They are playful, submissive and protective. There are a lot of dogs that you have possibly seen if you reside on Earth. There are dozens of dogs of common breeds that we keep at our homes. There are some unique dog breeds that most people may have never seen or heard about. There are breeds that are special and different from the common dogs’ breeds that we keep at our homes or we see at our streets and peoples’ homes.

These unique dogs are or different sizes and wonderful shapes. They are amazingly beautiful, cute and witty. How awesome is it to have a clever or talented dog? Some of these types of dogs’ breeds are rare to find since they are very few remaining. The following are dog breeds that you may probably have never heard about and you should get to know how unique they are:

List of Top 10 Unique Dog Breeds in The World 2017

10. LowChen

LowChen Top Most Unique Dog Breeds 2017

This is small dog but with an appearance of a huge dog. It is also known by the name ‘Little Lion’ Dog. It is the rarest dog breed on the globe. LowChen is the most expensive dog of all the dogs in the world. The height and weight of this kind of dog may range from 8 to 14 inches and 3 to 9 kilograms respectively. This dog has wavy hair-like fur that should never curl. It is a playful, happy and an intelligent dog.

9. Swedish Vallhund


This is a breed of dogs that was from extinction and bred to be a droving or a herding dog. It was also referred to as Vastgotaspets or the Swedish cow dog. This kind of dog breed has a characteristic height of 12 to 14 inches at full maturity. A full grown Swedish Vallhund can have a weight ranging from 8 to 41 kilograms and can have a 12 to 14 years’ lifespan. Swedish Vallhunds can be of several colors including Yellow, Grey, Black, Brown, Blues, mahogany, etc. This dog is pretty small but energetic, fearless, brilliant, alert and friendly.

8. Bedlington Terrier


This dog physically looks like a lamb due to its curly fur that looked like a wool coat. It is also called Rothbury Terrier. This dog was named after a mining town called Bedlington in England where it originated from. Despite its docile looks Bedlington Terrier was originally bred for hunting vermin in mines but then started being bred for dog racing and other dog sports.

7. Puli

Puli Top Popular Unique Dog Breeds 2018

This is a medium small breed that originated from Hungary and was mainly used for herding and guarding livestock. It is known for its long curly fur coat that looked like dreadlocks. This dog requires keen grooming since the curly cords must be separated. This breed’s lifespan is approximately 12 to 16 years. It’s weight ranges from 14 to 18 inches. It is a very obedient, energetic and loyal dog.

6. Xoloitzcuintli

Xoloitzcuintli Top Famous Unique Dog Breeds 2018

This dog has both unique name and appearance. It is called Xolo for short and also called the Mexican hairless. It a hairless dog that originated from Mexico and is found in three sizes that is miniature, standard and toy. It has a long neck and a sleek body that makes it unique. This dog is calm, protective, alert and a great companion.

5. Affenpinscher

Affenpinscher Top 10 Unique Dog Breeds 2017

This breed originated from Germany. It was nicknamed Monkey Dog/Terrier because it had some primate-like characters and looks. Its body is terrier with shaggy and thick far all over its body even on its face giving it a strange look. Its weight approximately ranges from 2 to 6 kilograms and lifespan is about 11 to 14 years. This breed has so many colors including black, grey, beige, etc.

4. Catalburun


This is one of the rarest unique dog breeds 2017 with long suspended ears and spitted nose. They are from Turkey and are not easily found anywhere besides there. This dog is known for its nimbleness, unique body skills, great strength and stamina.

3. Azawakh


This breed originated from Mali in Africa. This one has almond eyes, short and flat back, pretty long legs and thin body. It has a height approximately ranging from 2 to 3 feet and weight ranging from 15 to 25 kilograms. It is almost hairless on its belly. This breed can be found in a variety of colors like brown, b, blue fawn, etc.

2. New Guinea Singing Dog


This is a wild dog that originates from New Guinea known for its unique and amazing vocalization as they are good in howling melodiously. This dog is also known to be the Hallstrom’s dog. Captive-bred type can be a great companion dog. This type of bred is intelligent and strong.

1. Karelian Bear Dog

Karelian Bear Dog Top Most Popular Unique Dog Breeds 2019

It is among the most unique dog breeds in the world and its origin place, Finland where is considered to be a national treasure. Originally it was a hunting dog and a watchdog due to its fearless character and quick reflexes. It is a very great hunting dog which can defeat bears and moose. It is a strong and brave dog that can offer great protection. It is approximately 19 to 24 centimeters tall and 20 to 23 kilograms heavy. It is mainly black or black and white in color.

The above numbered unique dog breeds 2017 are rare to find these days due to inbreeding. The governments should do something to make sure these breeds do not go extinct in their countries since they are such amazing animals.