Intimidating looking dog breeds
This unique dog breed is much more athletic than it appears, traditionally used for racing, fights and to catch vermin. The Tibetan Mastiff is an ancient breed and type of domestic dog.The word ‘mastiff’ means ‘large dog,’ that’s why it is included in its name.Anyway, have a look at 10 of world’s most unique dog breeds and enjoy reading about!Swedish Vallhunds, aka the “Viking dogs” were bred to herd cattle, catch vermin (such as rats), and guard the home.Some of these have some similarities to dogs we are familiar with, while others look more exotic.Some hail from far-off locales, others have unique features like extra digits or talents.
Some of them are rare and found in very small numbers, and even sometimes they aren’t acknowledged by the American Kennel Club.
Known for its curly and pale-colored wool coat – named after the mining town of Bedlington, Northumberland in England, the Bedlington Terrier bears some similarity to a lamb.
It is described as being both good with children and “fit to kill any other dog of his weight”.
Wolfhounds, as their name suggests, are tough and loyal enough to hunt down large predators who pose a threat to the farm or flocks, but are often gentle enough to be kept as family dogs that get along well with children.
When it comes to meeting new persons, however, wolfhounds need to be restrained or else they will bark and even attack someone who comes onto their territory.
Dog breeding has been around for centuries and still continues today; resulting in a huge diversity of pedigree dog breeds, hybrids and crossbreeds all over the world.