This sighthound breed from West Africa is known for its elegant build and speed. Azawakhs are tall and slender, originally bred by nomadic tribes as hunters and guardians. They are quite rare outside of their native countries.
This is an American breed known for its striking coat that can include spots, patches, and other patterns. Originally used for herding and hunting, the Catahoula Leopard Dog is the state dog of Louisiana and is known for its versatility and unique appearance.
Known for the distinctive ridge of hair running along its back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat, the Thai Ridgeback is an ancient breed that was isolated in Thailand for centuries. They are known for their agility and hunting ability.
This breed has several unique physical characteristics: it has six toes on each foot, extremely flexible joints, and ears that can close to protect against debris. They were originally bred for hunting puffins on the steep cliffs of Norway.
An ancient hairless breed from Peru, these dogs are known for their almost completely hairless body, with maybe just a tuft on the head or tail. They come in a range of sizes and are known for their elegance and swift movement.
Known for their unique vocalization that sounds like a howl mixed with a high-pitched song, these dogs are thought to be one of the oldest and rarest breeds. They were originally discovered in New Guinea and are closely related to wild dogs.
This Hungarian herding breed is versatile and known for its curly coat and spirited nature. They are a rare sight outside of Hungary and are valued for their intelligence, agility, and herding abilities.
Also known as the Mexican Hairless Dog, this breed comes in three sizes and can be hairless or coated. The hairless variety is particularly notable for its tough, smooth skin. They are revered in their native Mexico and have a history that goes back thousands of years.