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6 rare dog breeds, you probably have never heard of them.

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1.Azawakh:

The Azawakh is a sighthound that are very rare, they are never found out of their homeland, West Africa. If you’re a stranger, they will be timid and easily frightened, but once they get to know you, they will be so gentle and affectionate. This breed is used as hunters for gazelles and other fleet animals that are found in Africa.

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2.Carolina Dogs:

Found in North America, they are thought to be the oldest canines hence they were found on drawings on the wall by Native Americans. They’re known as the American Dingo, and they share DNA with the Australian Dingoes and New Guinea Singing dogs. The dog is supposedly domestic, but there are still some wild ones roaming around.

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3.Catahoula Leopard dogs:

They are known for their awesome hunting abilities, and they have been named after the Catahoula Parish in Louisiana, where the breed was originally found.

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4.Lundehund:

It is used to hunt puffins, and it is the weirdest breed of all, it’s one of a kind. The breed has six toes on each foot, can control their ears, and it has the ability to touch her backbone with her head.

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5.Mudi:

The Mudi dogs have thick, curly coat and a smooth face, and they are used as herding dogs. They are still rare in the U.S, but they are getting more popular for their adaptable, energetic attitude.

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6.Neapolitan Mastiff:

This breed goes way back. It has been originally bred to fight with the Romans; they even wore body armors and blades so they could run under and kill the enemy’s horses. They were almost extinct at the end of World War 2, but an Italian painter put the dogs in a kennel in order to protect them, and he bred them with English Mastiff dogs. The breed has evolved, and even one Neapolitan Mastiff appeared in one of Harry Potter’s movies.

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