Afghan Hound: ancient sighthound from Afghanistan's mountains. Long, silky coat needs extensive care. Keen eyesight, swift hunter. Regular brushing and bathing required.
Bearded Collie: Scottish sheepherder with shaggy coat and beard. Energetic and athletic. Regular grooming essential to prevent mats. Minimal shedding.
Bolognese: Italian lapdog with fluffy white coat. Almost extinct, preserved by dedicated breed fanciers. Calm, sweet-tempered companion. Daily brushing needed, low shedding.
Briard: Magnificent French breed, sheepherder, and flock guardian. Strong, flowing coat. Loyal, loving, and spirited. Regular brushing needed to maintain double coat's wavy locks.
Coton de Tulear: Madagascar's royal dog, friendly and charming. Dense, cotton-like coat. Devoted companion, prone to separation anxiety. Daily brushing or low-maintenance clip needed.
Havanese: Native to Cuba, luxurious, long, silky coat. Highly social, friendly, and intelligent. Daily brushing for long coats, low shedding. Cords look fantastic but require extensive maintenance.
Lhasa Apso: Ancient Himalayan breed, interior watchdog. Named after Lhasa city. Prized by dignitaries, little shedding. Regular brushing and grooming needed, can opt for shorter pet clip.
Pekingese: Treasured lapdog of Chinese royalty. Long, thick double coat with lion-like ruff. Needs frequent brushing and baths. Clipping helps keep them cool.
Shih Tzu: Charming "lion" breed adored by royalty. Long, flowing coat needs professional grooming and regular maintenance. Affectionate, lively, and great family dogs.
Tibetan Terrier: Not a terrier, but a holy dog from Tibet. Watchdog and companion. Protective double coat needs regular brushing or short trim for easier grooming.