The Top 6 Rare and Special Dog Breeds


Named after a dog from an Antarctic expedition, the Chinook is a rare breed known for its speed, endurance, and friendly temperament.

Peruvian Inca Orchid

Dating back to 750 A.D., the Peruvian Inca Orchid is a hairless dog breed with a unique history. They need proper skin protection in extreme weather.


The Azawakh is a West African breed known for its speed and agility as a hunter. Perfect for an active lifestyle with a dog who loves to run.

Thai Ridgeback

Recognizable by the ridge of hair down its back, the Thai Ridgeback is a rare breed with a striking appearance and a distinctive spotted tongue.

Catahoula Leopard Dog

The Catahoula Leopard Dog is a hardworking breed from Louisiana, known for herding and hunting. They need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation.


Discovered in 1963, the Telomian is a rare breed from Malaysian villages with impressive climbing skills and athletic abilities.

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