Distinguished by a muscular build and thick coat, the Spinone Italiano is an Italian hunting dog with origins dating back to 200 B.C.
With wagging tongues and shaggy coats that frequently cover their eyes, Polish lowland sheepdog are recognizable on sight and surprisingly impervious to shedding.
With a sporty physique and loyal disposition, German pinschers are indeed a human's best friend.
True to its name, the Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever is a sporting breed with an instinct for luring ducks to the shoreline, making those ducks an easy target for hunters.
Less than a foot tall and perennially enthusiastic, Toy fox terriers burst with personality.
The result is a fiercely protective and dependable search and rescue dog that packs 40% of its body weight in its shaggy head alone.
A gentler alternative to most terriers, the Glen of Imaal terrier manages to be completely adorable despite its wiry coat and workmanlike background.
Don't be startled by the Neapolitan mastiff and its formidable size, whereas the droopy chinned purebred is tremendously sweet and loyal at least to its owners.
With a muscular frame and a smooth, dark coat, this breed is wildly popular among hunters searching for big game. It's also the official state dog of North Carolina.
As recent as 2013, Tibetan Mastiffs were so sought after among China's elite that just one purebred could fetch up to $200,000.