Dogs with the thickest fur in the world

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Dogs are such majestic creatures. Each breed has unique characteristics that make them different from other breeds. In this post, we take a look at some of the fluffiest dogs around the world. If you are planning on bringing one of these dogs home, remember that dogs with thick fur need a lot of care. If you are up for it, go ahead and take your pick. Here are the dogs with the thickest fur in the world.

Rough Collie – Also known as a long-haired Collie, this breed of dogs are well known for being shepherd dogs. These dogs are quite common in dog shows because of their beauty and docile character. Collies are generally affectionate, intelligent and quiet. But they do need their daily dose of exercise. Due to their thick fur, they prefer colder climates and need to be groomed quite often. The Rough Collie are originally from the Scotland Highlands where they were used as shepherd dogs. This breed of dogs became popular in the 40’s and 50’s thanks to the fame of Lassie – a main character in films and TV series of the time.

Bichon Frise – This breed of dogs is also known as the curly haired bichon. These are small white dogs with curly thick fur. They are generally lively, cheerful and quite friendly. Originally from Europe and Spain, these dogs are known for being one of the tiniest dog breeds in the world. The bichon family has four types of dogs. They are the Maltese dog, Havanese, Bolognese and Bichon Frise. The Bichon Frise is the one with the thickest fur. If you are looking for a furry friend that gets along well with kids, the Bichon Frise is the best choice.

Alaskan Malamute – This is a large breed domestic dog that was originally bred due to its endurance and strength to haul heavy objects. They later were used as sled dogs in snowy regions. This breed of dogs has become exceedingly popular in recent times due to the famous TV series Game of Thrones where dogs of this breed as used to portray the loyal and huge direwolves. Alaskan Malamutes have a double coat which helps them survive the extreme cold. The inner coat has a woolly and oily texture and can be as thick as two inches.Russian Black Terrier – Also known as the tchiorny terrier, dogs of this breed are big, furry and excellent at defense. Although, they are called terriers, dogs of this breed do not belong to the terrier group and actually belong to the pinscher breed. These dogs are very active and tend to be a bit aggressive. If you plan on getting a Russian Black Terrier home, make sure you have a lot of space for the dog to run around.

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