Weird Dog Breeds You May Not Know

Most dog lovers are familiar with popular breeds like the famous Labrador Retriever or German Shepherd. But, there are quite a few notable breeds with unusual characteristics and intriguing histories.

Whether you’re looking for a pet that’s a bit different or you’re just curious about canines, there is certainly something that will amaze you on this list of weird dogs.


The Xoloitzcuintle, also called the Mexican Hairless dog, is an ancient breed that dates back to Aztec times in Mexico. It is believed that the Aztecs admired them as sacred dogs.


Chinese Crested

The Chinese Crested breed is known for being lively, playful, and weird-looking pups. These toy-sized dogs can be hairless or coated.



Bull Terrier

Bull Terriers are one of the most well-known and weird-looking pups. They feature a long, egg-shaped head with deep-set triangular eyes.


French Bulldog

Another popular pup with an odd appearance is the French Bulldog. These small and stocky canines boast a recognizable barrel-like body with a shiny short coat.



Similar to the Komondor, the Puli breed rocks a corded coat. This small-medium size dreadlock dog is one of the coolest canines you’ll come across.

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