Rare and unusual dog breeds

Inca orchid From Peru In 2001, Peru declared its sole native dog breed, the Inca Orchid, a National Heritage. Westerners find its appearance odd.

Puli The Hungarian shepherd, or puli, has mop-like fur that accumulates in cords. These hairs can hide the dog's eyes! Naturally, care for water- and cold-resistant fur

Catalburun This dog appears normal, but a closer look reveals a split snout! Turkish "catalburun" means "forked nose". 

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Shepherd Bergamasco Bergamasco sheepdogs have amazing coats. It may seem impossible, yet this Italian dog's rough coat sprouts flat layers of felted hair as an adult. 

.Borzoi Borzoi, or Russian wolfhounds, are noble and disdainful. This breed is very stubborn

Mastiff Tibet Tibetan mastiff puppies can sell for over $1 million in China, where they are a sign of affluence. This dog needs a serious handler because it's too big (45–75 kilograms, or 100–160 pounds)

Bedlington Terrier The Bedlington terrier, with its sheep-like coat and alien-shaped head, is perfect for hunters and busy families.

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