This guy might look like a Beagle, but American Foxhounds are much less common. They can be pretty difficult to handle (if they don't get enough exercise,
A large, powerful dog like a Beauceron makes for an incredibly rare protector. They're a type of French shepherd dog, so they're very versatile and dominant — but don't be afraid to show these dogs who's in charge.
A Bergamasco dog's coat is actually made up of three different types of hair, which gives it a matted appearance. They're pretty low maintenance and enjoy being around kids,
Canaan dogs hold the title of Israel's national dog, and they happen to be one of the AKC's oldest breeds. These clever pups generally only require moderate amounts of exercise,
Cesky (pronounced "chess-key') Terriers got their name because the breed originated in Czechoslovakia. They're pretty small dogs, but they're still strong, hardworking,
Coton de Tulear dogs are basically living, breathing cotton balls. These tiny pets weigh less than 15 pounds and have super soft fur, making them an ideal lapdog and companion.
Dandies are small and long, but don't let that deter you from thinking they can't defend themselves — they actually make a great small breed for a watchdog.
Nope, that's not a fox you're looking at — it's a Finnish Spitz. These dogs are smart, fearless, and active, but don't leave 'em alone for too long — they've got quite the reputation for barking.
These teddy bear pups are more than just their beautiful curls. Lagotti Romagnoli have awesome noses, too — they're the best breed for sniffing out truffles!