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These are the 14 purest dog breeds in the world

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In an article entitled “Genetic Structure of the Purebred Domestic Dog” the journal Science 304, stated 14 purest dog breeds in the world. Among them can mention the following breeds: Siberian Husky, Chow Chow, Shar Pei, Akita, Shiba and Basenji as the oldest dog breeds.

Most of this 14 ancient dog breeds are originated in China and Japan. The list below includes 2 pure dogs from Siberia, 1 from Alaska, and 2 from Japan, 1 from Egyptian/Persian, 1 from Afghanistan, 1 from Congo, 6 from China.

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#1- Afghan Hound – Is One of the oldest dog breeds. He also is one of the oldest hound breed dog. The history is debatable, but most acknowledge that the Afghan Hound history began about 8000 years ago.

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#2- Akita Inu

It is one of the Japan dog breeds. This dog is not the same as the American Akita. Remember Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (Hachiko) – probably you have seen that movie? Hachi is an Akita Inu.

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#3- Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute is a dog that has a large body. They look similar to wolves physically. But these dogs are really friendly and loving.

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#4- Basenji

Basenji dog breed was formerly found in the Congo. Because of the fact that Basenji doest bark, most people call it the “The Bark-less Dog from Africa”.

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#5- Chow-Chow

Chow Chow is often called the Lion Dog because its shape is similar to a male lion.

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#6- Lhasa Apso

He is a really strong small dog for surviving in the conditions it was formally discovered. We are talking about the north of India where Mound Everest stand. It has long fur with a dense undercoat that gives protection during the winter and harsh weather.

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#7- Pekingese

These are the perfect watchdogs. Overall they are great and really loving with their family.


#8- Saluki

This dog has many nicknames; the Arabian Hound, some people called The Gazelle Hound, or The Persian Greyhound. They are super fast, and also one of the oldest dog breeds in the worlds.

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#9- Samoyed

Samoyed is one of the purest breeds in the world. Samoyed usual calling as The Smiley Dog, and it has a thick white fur.14 purest dog breeds

#10- Shar pei

These are great family dogs, but they can also make great guard dogs. They are really friendly with kids especially, but they can also get along with other animals in the family.

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#11- Shiba Inu

It is a dog breed that originated in Japan that have been around antiquity. Shiba Inu is one of the favorite dog in Japan.

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#12- Shih Tzu

These make perfect family companions. They are small and really loving. Also they bark so laud when a stranger approaches so they could be considered great watchdogs.

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 #13- Siberian Husky

Husky face is very similar to wolves. Although they look like wolves, Huskies are not vicious dogs. Huskies are very friendly to everyone, including kids and strangers.

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#14- Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier is a medium sized, brave, smart, loving and affectionate dogs. They are amazing watchdogs and will bark when they see or hear anything weird approaching them.

Source: Adogbreeds

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