This gentle, intelligent Russian furball loves attention. Although bred to hunt, these Sammies love children and other pets. Their long-furred tail curls over their back like a curly-Q.


Malamutes hunted bears. They love playing with kids. Smart, brave pups are easily trained. A double coat protects that curly tail in colder climates.

Alaskan Malamute

Hunting bred the alert, loyal Japanese mountain dog. They're lion-hearted, bear-coated, and curly-Q-tailed. They're great pets and watchdogs.

Shiba Inu

If you can find its tail, this tiny tot is full of energy. Originally working dogs, they now make great lap dogs and love to be cuddled.


This Norwegian pup was a jack-of-all-trades bred for harsh conditions. They hunted, herded, and guarded livestock and family. Elkhounds are brave, loyal, and playful.

Norwegian Elkhound

Akitas are now big teddy bears with curly tails and thick coats. Loyal, clean, and quiet, they love snow. These dogs love attention and will happily become your best friend. 


This pooch is known for its curly-Q tail, squished face, lion-like mane, and blue-black tongue. The Chow Chow is a great watchdog, guardian, and pet. 

Chow Chow

The Pug is number one because of their adorable tail, hilarious fursonality, and human-like expressions. Their big eyes, wrinkled face, and easy-care coat make them adorable. 


Pharaohs worshipped African Basenjis. They make great hunters and pets. Cat-like cleaners with wrinkled foreheads. They don't bark, so you might forget they're dogs. 


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