Unique Dogs: The Curly Twirly Ones

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Here are the breed of dogs with curly hair.

1. Spanish Water Dog


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This unique looking dog is the Spanish Water Dog or Perro de Agua Español in Spanish is a breed of dog without a face. It is developed by the shepherds in Spain as a multi-purpose herder who was also used sometimes as a gundog, as well as an assistant to fishermen.

2. Poodle


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The Poodle is a breed of dog that probably originated in France or Germany. It is regarded as one of the most intelligent breeds of dog. The poodle breed is found in small, medium, and large sizes, and in many coat colors. Originally bred as a type of water dog, the poodle is skillful in many dog sports, including agility, obedience, tracking, and even herding. Poodles are elegant in the conformation ring, having taken top honors in many shows. They get along well with children, and with other dogs and cats.

3. Bolognese


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The cute-looking Bolognese is a small breed of dog of the Bichon type. Its land of origin is Italy. The name refers to thenorthern Italian city of Bologna. Its face could hardly see too.

4. Irish Water Spaniel


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This peculiar-looking dog originated in Ireland. This dog is originally bred for water retrieving and other hunting uses. The Irish Water Spaniel is a breed of dog that is the largest and one of the oldest of spaniels. It is also one of the rarest and is not everybody’s dog. This is a special-purpose breed with excellent qualities and superb record of performance.

5. American Water Spaniel


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The American Water Spaniel is bred as a gundog breed of dog. It is not popular outside North America.

6. Labradoodle


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This dog is called a Labradoodle, a hybrid dog or crossbreed dog developed by crossing the most popular breed of dog -Labrador Retriever and the Standard or Miniature Poodle. This breed is hairy face too.

7. Lagotto Romagnolo


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The curly Lagotto Romagnolo is from Italy. It can also be considered a breed of dog without a face. The name means “water dog from Romagna,” coming from the Italian word lago, lake. Its original purpose is a gundog, specifically a water retriever. However, it is often used to hunt for truffles. Do you see his Face?

8. Curly-Coated Retriever


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The Curly Coated Retriever also called Curly, is a breed of dog from England and bred for upland bird and waterfowl hunting. It is unique not only for its curly hair but it is also the tallest of the retrievers and is easily distinguishable by the mass of tight curls covering its body. Curly Coated and Wavy Coated, which is now known as the Flat-Coated Retriever, were the first two recognized retriever breeds, established as early as 1860.

9. Cockapoo


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A cockapoo, also called a spoodle or cockerpoo, is a crossbreed or hybrid dog. It’s bred in the United States by crossing an American Cocker Spaniel and a poodle or by breeding cockapoo to cockapoo.

10. Barbet


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This dog with extremely curly hair is Barbet, a breed of dog that originated in France. It is another dog without a face. It is a medium-sized French water dog and was taken out of the gun dogs (7th group) in the mid- 80’s. It doesn’t have a face also.

11. Kerry Blue Terrier


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The Kerry Blue Terrier is a breed of dog from Ireland. In its place of origin it is often called the Irish Blue Terrier. Over time the Kerry became a general working dog used for a variety of jobs, including herding cattle and sheep and as a guard dog. It was, however, primarily developed for controlling “vermin” including rats, rabbits, badgers, foxes, otters and hares. It is an animal of enormous style and character.

12. Bedlington Terrier


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The Bedlington Terrier is from England and was named after the mining town of Bedlington, Northumberland in North East England. This breed is very suitable for city or flat life.

These dogs without faces have very curly and dense hair too.

13. Bergamasco


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The Bergamasco is a distinct breed of dog originally uses as a herding dog. It originated in the Italian Alps and its most distinctive feature is the unusual felted coat. It is a medium size dog, well proportioned and harmonious having a rustic appearance.

14. Portuguese Water Dog


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Portuguese Water Dog is a breed of water dog that originated in Portugal and is similar to poodles. In Portugal, the breed is called Cão d’Água which literally means “dog of water”. It is a fairly rare breed of dog.

15. Komondor


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The Komondor is a unique breed of dog that came from Hungary.

16. Hungarian Puli


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Another superior shepherd’s dog from Hungary is the peculiar-looking Puli, a medium-small breed. It is known for its long, corded coat. The tight curls of the coat, similar to dreadlocks, make it virtually waterproof. Comparatively speaking, the hair of these breed of dogs are like the hair of some of our brothers and sisters.For more unique dog see

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