Ancient Afghan hound, a sighthound with a silky coat, needs extensive grooming due to its mountain heritage. Swift and keen-eyed hunter.
Bearded Collie: Scottish sheepherder, energetic, double coat (shaggy outer, soft under), needs grooming, minimal shedding.
Italian royals' cherished lapdog, Bolognese, has a fluffy white coat from Bologna. Nearly extinct, preserved by devoted fanciers. Low-shed, needs grooming.
"Briard: Majestic French sheepdog with flowing coat, loyal heart, and requires regular grooming."
Coton de Tulear: Royal dog of Madagascar, charming & friendly with a cotton-like coat. Needs companionship & regular grooming.
Havanese: Cuban breed with silky coat, social & intelligent. Daily brushing for long hair; low shedding. Cords look great but need upkeep.
Ancient watchdogs from Tibet's Himalayas, Lhasa apsos are prized by dignitaries. Low-shed, needs regular grooming. Named after Lhasa city.
Pekingese: ancient lapdog adored by Chinese royalty for its lion-like ruff. High-maintenance coat requires regular grooming and baths.
Shih Tzus: Charming, regal "lion" dogs. Affectionate family pets with flowing coats. Needs professional grooming and regular maintenance.
"Tibetan Terrier, not a terrier. Holy dog of Tibet with a protective double coat. Brush 2-3 times/week or keep in a short trim for easy grooming."