Top 10 Most Beautiful Dog Breeds
10 Chow Chow
The Chow-Chow is a dog breed originally from northern China, where it is known as Songshi-Quan, meaning “puffy-lion cub.” This breed has very thick hair, which either comes rough or smooth. The lion-like appearance comes from the dense fur at the throat. This breed comes in five shades – red , purple, white, blue and cinnamon. In addition to the eye-catching look, cho chows are renowned for their defence and hunting skills. A fully grown chow chow is 17 to 20 inches tall, and weights up to 32 kg.
9 Miniature Schnauzer
The Miniature Schnauzer is a Schnauzer-type small dog breed originating in Germany during the mid-to – late 19th century. Whose coat is a double coat, a soft outer layer above the body. It is a German breed, and it is very common in the United States and Europe. Miniature schnauzer dog’s beauty is represented on the legs by its long hair, bushy eye brows and beard. They are extraordinarily sweet, affectionate, clever, cheerful and sensitive. This short, cute dog is only 12-14 inches tall and weighs up to 7 kilogrammes. Her coat comes in a range of colours, including black , white, silver, salt and pepper.
8 Icelandic Sheepdog
The Icelandic Sheepdog is a spitz-type dog breed that originates from the dogs the Vikings brought to Iceland. It is similar to the Buhund of Norway, the Sheepdog of Shetland, and the Corgi of Welsh. In the Icelandic countryside they are commonly used to herding sheep. This vigilant breed was also portrayed on their native Iceland. The thick coat helps them survive when the weather is extremely cold. Their coat colour varies as golden, black, tan and red. This medium sized breed is 12-16 inches tall and weighs between 9-14 kilogrammes. Their coat comes in long as well as short type. Twice a year, Icelandic sheep-dogs shed their coats.
7 Bernese Mountain Dog
The Bernese Mountain Dog is one of the four Sennenhund-type dog breeds from the Swiss Alps, a large-scale dog race. Bred from Mastiff hybrids and guard-type breeds, the Romans introduced Bernese Mountain Dogs to Switzerland 2,000 years ago. Bernese mountain dogs measure 24 to 28 inches tall, and weigh up to 50 kilogrammes. They are really clever and are able to learn tricks. In the puppy-hood itself parents would teach them well. Bernese mountain dogs have evolved their ancestry as farm dogs, in particular to protect the livestock.
6 Alaskan Malamute
The Alaskan Malamute is a large breed of domestic dog originally trained as a sled dog and hound for its strength and stamina to handle heavy freight. They are similar to other breeds like the Greenland Dog, the Canadian Eskimo Dog, the Siberian Husky, and the Samoyed. It is one of the world’s oldest dog-breeds. Originally they are designed to lift weight. This pretty breed is very common among family pets today. Malamute dogs in Alaska also have a dense, bright coat. The big malamute from Alaska stands at a height of 25 inches and weights up to 40 kg. It’s a dog geared towards owners.
5 Akita Inu
The Akita is a big dog breed found in northern Japan’s mountainous areas. There are two different Akita varieties: a Japanese strain, generally referred to as Akita Inu or Japanese Akita, and an American strain, known as the Akita or American Akita. Japanese Akita only comes in five distinct types of colour including plain white, fawn, red, sesame and brindle. But the American Akitas comes in all colours for the puppy. This big breed weights about 34-54 kg and reaches up to 26 inches tall. They are deeply dedicated to relatives. Strangers are wary of this friendly breed.
The beagle is a miniature hound breed matching the much bigger foxhound in appearance. The beagle is a smell hound, mainly bred to hunt hare. It is among the most common breeds in the United States. Beagles’ head and narrow square muzzle are larger. This breed is about 14-16 inches in height, and weights up to 11 kg. They have wide eyes and long low-set noses. They come with colour combinations from tri-colour, cream, red and lemon. But the most commonly used tri-colour, brown colouring on black and white pieces.
3 Golden Retriever
The Golden Retriever is a medium-large pistol dog that was bred for hunting and shooting parties to recover shot waterfowl, such as ducks and upland game birds. The word “retriever” refers to the ability of the breed to recover undamaged shot game because of its sensitive voice. As the name suggests, their coat colour comes in varying shades of golden yellow. Apart from the elegance, the golden retriever is a perfect, friendly, insightful and enthusiastic dog to save. A fully matured golden retriever is 22-24 “tall and weights up to 35 kilogrammes. They ripen very slowly. The puppy existence of this breed therefore persists until the age of four. They need to be socialised and well educated from an early age.
2 Siberian Husky
The Siberian Husky is a breed of medium size working dogs. The breed is from the genetic family Spitz. Its thickly furred double coat, erect triangular ears and distinctive markings make it recognisable, and it is smaller than a very similar-looking dog, the Alaskan Malamute. Huskies also have marker varieties on their faces. The almond-shaped multicoloured eyes give Siberian husky a unique look in addition to the colourful thick coat. They ‘re smart, active and a great family pet too. The strong Siberian huskies are 21-24 “tall and weigh between 22-28 kg. You need to train them well, to make them an obedient active dog.
The Pomeranian is a Spitz type dog breed named for the region of Pomerania in northwest Poland and in central Europe in north-east Germany. The Pomeranian, classified as a toy dog breed due to its small size, is descended from larger Spitz-type dogs, specifically the German Spitz. It comes in a wide range of colours including sand, red , orange, lavender, brindle, merle, cream and chocolate. The long outer coat gives unique appearance to Pomeranian breed. This sweet little breed is also called ‘poms.’ Pomeranian weighs only between 1.3-3.3 kg and measures 7-12 inches in height. They are very easy to train and quick to learn commands.