We are familiar with dog breeds such as the poodle and Labrador retriever but there are many relatively unknown dog breeds. Especially in this country. Below, is a short description of several of these lesser known dog breeds.
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Taking a look at 6 Unknown Dog Breeds
1. The Affenpinscher
This is the smallest dog in the breed which also presented us with the schnauzers.
The affenpinscher is thought to be the most suitable for a family pet as it is very intelligent, easy to train and it has a good demeanor. They have dark fur and have always shown affection to human beings.
This member of the unknown dog breeds is of a medium size and has proved to be very courageous. This breed is very powerful and loyal and it is used for military and hunting purposes.
3. The Basenji
These are medium sized muscular dogs and are also named the African Barkless Dogs. These dogs are able to bark, they just choose not to. Their biggest skill is hunting.
This dog is similar to the terrier one. Their fur is generally dark and they have proven to be very calm.
At the beginning they were bred as herders in France but nowadays they are used for police and military purposes, as well as guidance for blind persons.
5. The Asian Ovtcharka
The Central Asian Ovtcharka is another one of the relatively unknown dog breeds. They are large and muscular dogs.
They appear to be very loyal and fearless dogs with strong protective instincts which makes them perfect as watchdogs.
6. The Polish Owczarek Nizinny
This dog is of medium size and has long fur which covers its eyes. These are devilish dogs that are known for creating chaos when left alone.
Consider One of These Dogs
The next time you are looking to add a new dog to your household, why not take a look at one of these unknown dog breeds?
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