Top 12 Long Haired Dogs
Don’t let that the weight of work and time required for maintenance hair of your hair-longed friend to scare you and indicate to think that perhaps he isn’t suitable for your pet.
The effort you put into a maintaining dog like this is minimal compared to the fact that you will have a dog who will attract the attention of passers-by because of his attractive appearance while you walk with him.
Here are Top 12 Long Haired Dogs:
The Komondor belongs to the group of shepherd dogs and has its origins in Hungary. It is the oldest Hungarian dog breed. The long, shaggy coat is only allowed in the color white. It is not brushed, but after it has been matted, it is only pulled apart with your fingers. Dark skin pigmentation is required. The shaggy coat protects not only from rain, wind and heat but also from bite injuries, which gives them a huge advantage when guarding the herd. In his homeland, he continues to be used as a herd protection dog.
The Bearded Collie belongs to the group of shepherd dogs and has its origin in Great Britain. In Scotland, it is still referred to as the ‘Highland Collie’ because its home is the Scottish Highlands. The long coat may be in the colors black, blue, gray, brown, and sand, with and without white marks. As a family dog, he is wonderful because of his friendly and balanced nature. He is easy to train, is very attentive, but also needs a lot of exercise. The grooming is quite time-consuming due to the long and dense fur, and unfortunately it is unavoidable that the Bearded Collie carries a lot of dirt into the house.
Coton de Tulear
The Coton de Tulear’s coat is cotton-like, and should be long, soft, supple and dense. It can grow to be 4 inches in length, once they reach adulthood. The main colour on this breed’s coat is white, with slight shadings of grey or red-roan (mixture of white and fawn hair) on the ears. Many puppies are born with black or brown markings on their faces and bodies. These markings usually fade to grey or light-brown after about 2 years. The Coton doesn’t shed much but will need to be brushed three or four times a week. This will help cut down on matting.
The Briard belongs to the shepherd dogs and has its origin in France. Here he is mainly known by the name ‘Berger de Brie’. The coat is long, the hair is turned in itself. The coat color is pale, slate, gray and black. The Briard was used as shepherd dog for sheep. His job was not only herding the herd, but also her protection. An altercation with wolves did not shy away from these dogs. The Briards were used in the First and in the Second World War as a registration and medical dog.
Afghan Hound –
The Afghan Greyhound was already 4000 years BC. Bred by Afghan nomads. They were very good for hunting in the rugged mountains. These dogs were considered treasures and it was strictly forbidden to carry them out. However, after the Anglo-Afghan war, some of these specimens were smuggled into Britain by British officers. There, this noble-looking dog excited, because of its beautiful fur coat, a lot of attention at various dog shows. Since 1925, this dog is bred as a separate breed. Due to its enormous speed, he is also used in dog racing. But these dogs have a shorter coat like their peers who like to be shown on dog shows.
The Shih Tzu is one of the companion and companion dogs and comes from Tibet. He is also known as the Tibetan Lion. The long coat is allowed in all colors and with all badges. For multicolored dogs, a white rod tip and a white forehead message called the Buddha’s Holy Sign is desired. The tail is carried over the back. The fur over the eyes should be tied up to prevent eye irritation. The Shih Tzu is a great family dog and is suitable for children as well as for older people. He is extremely adaptable and is also satisfied with short walks.
The Poodle belongs to the companion and companion dogs and has its origins in France. It is available in 4 different sizes. Mistakenly, the poodle is sometimes referred to as a water dog, this is not correct. Among other things, it comes from water dogs, but he himself was always used only as a social dog. The name poodle is derived from ‘poodle’, the old word for ‘puddle’. The curly coat is available in the colors white, gray, black, apricot and brown. Black-loh, black-white and red are tolerated, but are not allowed.
The Yorkshire Terrier is a companion dog and has its origins in the UK. The Yorkshire Terrier has been bred since the late 19th century by the poorest layers of northern English industrial towns in the county of Yorkshire. The task of the Yorkshire Terrier was to decimate rats and mice in the cities, but it was also used for – illegal – hunting on rabbits and as a betting object in the rat pit. Presumably, the breed was created by crossing several breeds, among which most often the Skye Terrier should have been represented, possibly with the participation of the Maltese.
The Havanese is one of the companion and companion dogs and comes from the Western Mediterranean. The breed is also known under the name ‘Bichon Havanais’ and thus belongs to the group of Bichons. The former name ‘Havana Silk Dog’ (Havana silk pooch) is no longer used today. The long smooth or curly coat is available in the colors white, fawn, white-and-fawn, white or fawn with black spots and black. A slight black cloud in the colors white and falb is allowed. Since the Havanese barely has undercoat, the typical change of coat is missing.
Bernese Mountain Dog
The Bernese Mountain Dog belongs to the group of Swiss Mountain Dogs. He has his origin in Switzerland. The long soft coat is smooth to slightly wavy. The basic color is black with white marks and brown-red fire. A white tail tip is allowed. He is friendly and open-minded not only to his family but also to strangers. His good-natured, balanced nature and his attachment make him a perfect family dog, He learns fast, but is not suitable for fast dog sports due to his physique. If you strain it mentally, it will make you happy with long walks.
The Maltese belong to the companion and companion dogs and here to the group of Bichons. It has its origins in the central Mediterranean area and is considered the ancestor of all Bichon-type dogs. The long, silky coat is white in color. A pale ivory tint is allowed. As a family dog, the Maltese is ideal. He is well balanced, affectionate, loyal, but also courageous and watchful. Since he does not tend to bark and also shows no exaggerated claims, he is also suitable for a city apartment.
Russian Black Terrier
The Russian Black Terrier belongs to the group of Pinscher and Schnauzer and comes from Russia. He is also known by the names ‘Black Terrier’ and ‘Tchiorny Terrier’. The coat is only allowed in the color black. This is available in wire hair, which should be trimmed regularly and in long hair. The Russian Black Terrier is becoming more and more popular as a family dog. He is calm and balanced and educates well. He is faithfully devoted to his people, reserved to the stranger, to suspicious.