8 Dogs You never heard off

 

 

Carolina Dog

1. Carolina Dog

The Carolina Dog is a result of natural selection, and they are a truly primitive breed. These dogs are not entirely broken in, and some of them still live in the wild. The Carolina Dog managed to survive throughout the swamps, forests and savannahs in South Carolina for thousands of years.

This breed makes excellent pets, and they are also very adjustable to life in a household. Carolina Dogs can be fairly timid around strangers, and prefer to be friends with others on their own terms. If this breed is socialised properly from puppy hood onwards, they will be wonderful companion dogs. Seeing that these dogs have natural instincts, they love to be part of a pack and will therefore do well in a family environment.

The Carolina Dog is calm, kind and also does well with children. These dogs are very clean, and easy to housetrain. They are also an intelligent breed that is very quick to respond. The Carolina Dog is also not aggressive or destructive, but they do have a tendency to howl when they hear certain sounds.

 

 

 

Lundehund

2. Lundehund

The Norwegian Lundehund is one of the most unique dogs in existence. One could call it a “super dog” in its field, for it is curiously equipped to perform an exact function and has features which are not present in any other breed. The Lundehund is an ancient breed of dog, which still exists today, useful in the specific task of hunting the Puffin Bird.

This bird is a small penguin type which nests in tight crevices in rocks and caves. The Lundehund has at least six double or triple jointed toes on each foot, a double jointed neck which allows it to twist its head almost completely backwards and upside down and ears which close up to prevent water from getting inside.

 

 

 

Azawakh

3. Azawakh

The Azawakh are originally from the Sahel region in Africa. They have been developed by the several nomadic tribes that live in the Southern Sahara, as hunting and guard dogs. These dogs’ natural abilities are very good in areas such as the chase, guarding and companionship. The Azawakh is a very majestic breed. You will find these dogs sleeping on the low straw roofs of their owners in the villages of Mali.

If night predators such as the hyena approach, the Azawakh will jump down and start chasing them. They will quickly form a pack with the other Azawakhs and chase away or kill the impostors. These dogs are exceptionally fast when running, and can reach speeds up to 40 miles per hour.

 

 

 

Xoloitzcuintle

4. Xoloitzcuintle

The name of this dog is pronounced show-low-eats-queent-lee. An easier way to spell and say the name of this unusual breed is Xolo (pronounced Show -lo). In common everyday terminology, the dog is known as the “Mexican Hairless”. This name says it all. This is a breed that is born without hair. Consequently it is a breed that has particular difficulties with health which should be understood by anyone wishing to own one of these rare dogs.

First of all, a dog without hair is subject to temperature changes and should be protected from either extreme cold or heat. It will sunburn easily and needs to be kept out of the sunlight. It will become cold quickly and needs to wear an outer coat when it goes outside.

The size of the dog is another health consideration for the small toy variety of this breed has a delicate bone structure. Children should be supervised and not allowed to play roughly. Also the dog needs to be protected from jumping off of surfaces which are high for its small leg bones will fracture easily.

 

 

Salish Wool Dog5. Salish Wool Dog

White, long-haired and Spitz-like, the Salish Wool Dog (or Woolly Dog) was bred by the native peoples of Washington State and British Columbia, its fur used to make prized “Salish” blankets.

 

 

The Pachón Navarro
6. The Pachón Navarro

With a nose like the twofold barrels of a shotgun, The Pachón Navarro is a to an incredible degree unprecedented spanish pursuing puppy that was one acknowledged to have transcendent sniffing aptitudes.

 

 

Neapolitan Mastiff
7. Neapolitan Mastiff

Due to its protective instincts and fearsome appearance, The Neapolitan Mastiff breed is often used as a guard dog. They are well known as defenders of their family and property. They are wary of strangers and usually stand between them and their owners until it is clear that the owner is welcoming to the stranger. Unless provoked the Neapolitan generally doesn’t bark.

Neapolitan Mastiffs are recognized mostly by the loose skin which covers their entire body including wrinkles on the head. Their coats come in four colors which are Mahogany, black, grey, and tawny. Sometimes they have white on the chest and on the feet. Male Neapolitans stand between 26-31 inches at the withers and weighs about 150 pounds. Females are a bit small and stand between 24-29 inches and weigh about 110 pounds.

 

 

Mudi
8 . Mudi

The Mudi is a medium-sized dog, with a height in the males of 41-46cms and the female bitch slightly shorter at 36-41cms, although in the U. S. they can be a little larger, and the dog weighing 11-16kgs and the bitch 9-14kgs. The Mudi has a fine boned structure that is quite muscular.

Their head is in proportionate size to their body and domed in structure. They are a particularly long-haired dog and their hair, on occasions, can even reach the ground. Their hair is very distinctive, with its dreadlock like appearance.

They can come in a variety of colours, although if you’re showing this dog some colours are not permitted in competitions, but this also depends on the country in which the competition is. They are an instinctively protective dog, that are very agile and lively.