Otter hunting developed the breed. Since it hunted on land and water, its robust, double coat and webbed feet separate it from other hounds. they are smart, inquisitive, and strong-nosed.
Bergamascos have distinctive coats. Three hair types make the garment look felted. Mountain-dwelling Bergamasco sheepdogs originated in Persia.
Polish Lowland Sheepdogs are small, vigilant, and versatile. Their breed name, Polski Owczarek Nizinny (PON), is their moniker.
Smart, fearless, and peaceful Skye Terriers. Graceful and strong, this terrier. It's stubborn but loyal. Skye, Scotland, raised them to hunt foxes.
Ibizan Hounds were rabbit coursers on Spain's Balearic Islands. Ancient Egyptian art is known for its elongated cranium with large ears.
Sicily's Cirneco dell'Etna is a fast-running coursing hound. Cirnechi are loyal, kind, low-maintenance pets. These old canines have survived the trends of the 21st century
They are tough yet laid-back raccoon hunters. The breed's work ethic, energy, and patience to redirect its loud, ringing bark may offend inexperienced owners.
Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger produced Azawakh sighthounds. Beware this thin hound's elegance. This persistent hunter has hunted gazelle across the Sahara for millennia.
The Komondor is a large Hungarian flock guardian covered in white cords from head to tail. Koms are easily distinguishable due to their look.
is peaceful with family yet distant with outsiders. Barking dog guards flock and home. They're powerful, agile, and unstoppable, so runners and hikers love them.