7 Rare Dog Breeds You’ve Never Heard Of

The same breeds of dogs exist in diverse forms, colors, and sizes. Many of these uncommon dog breeds are rare outside their native countries or have recovered from population collapse for decades. Expect cute animals and interesting backstories. 

Asawakhs are slim and airy, like greyhounds, so they know how to run, hunt, and then run some more. This group of old people has lived with the Tuareg farmers in the Azawakh valley for a very long time.  

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Azawakh

Active, cuddly Bedlington Terriers were developed in English mining areas for hard work. They are now lovely family dogs that rarely shed and learn new instructions. Plus, that coat! Some people compare puppies to tiny lambs, which is too cute. 

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Bedlington Terrier

On January 4, 2021, the AKC recognized these toy dogs! Yorkshire terrier breeders Gertrude and Werner Biewer invented the Biewer, pronounced “beaver,” in the 1980s. This color derives from a rare recessive gene called piebald. These cute kids are loved globally. 

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Biewer Terrier

The gorgeous Catahoula leopard dog enjoys a long day's work. This breed needs exercise and early instruction. They hate strangers yet are fiercely protective of family. 

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Catahoula Leopard Dog

Cesky (pronounced “chess-key”), often known as the Czech terrier, is a sweet dog who loves family and games. This dog, trained to find and chase vermin, loves playing with friends. Socializing them early is wise since they distrust new individuals. 

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Cesky Terrier

Explorers in Alaska and Antarctica have used chinooks, which were once sled dogs. One of the rarest breeds nowadays. They are versatile, patient, and eager to please, making them good family pets. 

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Chinook

Explorers in Alaska and Antarctica have used chinooks, which were once sled dogs. One of the rarest breeds nowadays. They are versatile, patient, and eager to please, making them good family pets. 

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Dandie Dinmont Terrier

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