Everyone knows certain dog breeds like the golden retriever and German shepherd, but did you know there are tons more, and some of them are really bizarre? Dog breeds come in all shapes, sizes, and temperaments, but honestly, some dogs’ appearance defy reason. From overwhelmingly shaggy coats to oddly shaped bodies, these dogs are a sight to be seen. But, just because they might seem bizarre doesn’t mean they aren’t still adorable and ready to be taken home. Ready to lay your eyes on some weird dogs? Here are 25 Most Bizarre Dog Breeds.
Bred in the 19th century as a fighting dog, the Bull Terrier looks pretty darn intimidating. However, they’re actually said to be quite friendly and good family dogs. The most bizarre part of this breed is the dog’s weird, egg-shaped head.
The Fila Brasileiro, also known as the Brazillian Mastiff, was bred to be a hunting dog. It also serves as a guard dog and works with livestock. Oh, and did we mention it can also hunt big game like jaguars? You don’t want to mess with this dog. They’re faithful to a fault and hate being touched by strangers.
Raised in Hungary to herd sheep, the Mudi is extremely fast and has a distinct thick coat. While some are all black, others can have a rare color called “cifra” which is a dark and light grey that can have a spotted or marble texture.
Catahoula Leopard Dog
The Catahoula Leopard Dog can also have a marble texture with spots, giving it a unique appearance. Bred in Northern Louisiana to herd pigs, they are good family dogs who are both protective and affectionate.
New Guinea Singing Dog
There’s a good reason they’re called the New Guinea Singing Dog. Their howl is unlike anything you’ve probably ever heard before, but unless you watch a video of it, you’re unlikely to hear it in person. They are exceptionally rare wild dogs in New Guinea.