The Azawakh is a slender and elegant sighthound originating from West Africa. Known for its agility and speed, this breed is prized by the Tuareg nomads for its hunting abilities and loyalty.
The Norwegian Lundehund is a small and agile Spitz breed known for its unique physical traits, including six toes on each foot and the ability to bend its head backward along its spine. Originally used for puffin hunting in Norway, it is a rare breed with distinctive features.
The Catalburun is a Turkish hunting dog known for its split or divided nose, which is a unique trait not seen in many other dog breeds. They are skilled hunters, particularly used for bird hunting.
The Thai Ridgeback is an ancient breed from Thailand, known for the distinctive ridge of hair along its back that grows in the opposite direction to the rest of its coat. This breed is independent, intelligent, and often used for hunting and guarding.
The Bergamasco is a distinctive-looking herding dog with a unique coat that forms mats and flocks of hair. Originating from the Italian Alps, these dogs are known for their herding and guarding abilities.
Also known as the Xolo, this ancient breed from Mexico comes in three sizes (toy, miniature, and standard) and can be hairless or coated. Xolos are known for their loyalty and were considered sacred by the Aztecs.
The Tibetan Mastiff is a large and powerful breed originally bred to guard livestock in the Himalayas. Known for their thick double coat and impressive mane, Tibetan Mastiffs are protective and independent.
The Kai Ken is a rare Japanese breed known for its tiger-stripe markings and curled tail. Originally bred for hunting, the Kai Ken is a medium-sized dog with a loyal and courageous temperament.