8 Rare Dog Breeds That You Never Knew Existed

The Otterhound is a huge hunting breed with English origins that is friendly and energetic.


The Bergamasco is a distinct breed that is simple to identify by its coat. The coat's three different hair kinds combine to create flocks of interwoven hair that give it a felted appearance.

Bergamasco Sheepdog

Poland's most popular watchdog, the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, is small, vigilant, and versatile.

Polish Lowland Sheepdog

The Skye Terrier is brave, shrewd, and well-mannered. This terrier breed is elegant and dignified, agile and powerful.

Skye Terrier

Originating in the rocky shores of Spain's Balearic Islands, the Ibizan Hound is a tall sighthound from the beginning of civilization that was bred as a rabbit courser.

Ibizan Hound

The Cirneco dell'Etna is a sleek coursing hound native to Sicily. It is an athletic hunter with a long history who enjoys sudden accelerations.

Cirneco dell Etna

American English Coonhounds are easygoing when not on duty, but when chasing their raccoon prey, they are tenacious and unyielding.

American English Coonhound

West African sighthounds, or azawakhs, have their origins in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger.