Newest Dog Breeds You Never Heard Before
The spinone italiano, a 200-year-old hunting dog, was primarily famous in Italy. Breeders, dogs, and breed records were separated during World War II, nearly extinguishing the breed.
Polish Lowland Sheepdog
The Polish lowland sheepdog (PON) was recognized in the U.S. in 2001, but its origins date back centuries. Central Asian PONs became Polish herders.
Toy Fox Terrier
Toy fox terriers are smart, active, and lively. The last century bred it for size and hunting. Farmers mixed fox terriers with toy dogs to get a little rodent-catching dog.
German pinschers are medium-sized dogs and the oldest dog breed in Germany. Despite eye and blood issues, German pinschers are generally healthy.
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
The AKC-recognized toller is the smallest retriever. This 20-inch dog weights 35–50 pounds. They need dynamic individuals to keep them engaged.
Neo, or Mastino, the Neapolitan mastiff weights 150 pounds. These dogs originated in 3000 B.C. Neapolitan mastiffs are kind despite their intimidating appearance.
Black Russian Terrier
The Russian government wanted a military dog like the German shepherd, which was used in both world wars.
Glen of Imaal Terrier
Glen of Imaal terriers were originally developed to kill vermin, hunt foxes, badgers, and other animals, and work on farms.
Tibetan Buddhists and Himalayan sheepdogs employed this huge, sturdy breed to guard animals from wolves and bears.
The Plott hounds are named after the five hunting dogs and one sibling who departed Great Britain for America in the mid-1700s.
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