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15 Cutest Large and Fluffy Dog Breeds

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Large and Beautiful Dogs

Large and Beautiful Dogs

Do you want a fluffy and big dog that is also cute? Often when we talk about shaggy and cute dogs, only small, cute dogs come to mind, but there are also many large and fluffy dogs, that are giant and adorable. Find out about 15 hairy dogs that, despite their large size, sturdy bodies and basic nature of the breed, look cute and innocent.

Samoyed Dog

Samoyed Dog

1. Samoyed Dog

The Samoyed is a medium- to large-sized dog that is a member of the spitz group. It's a herding dog that comes from the Siberian region of Russia. This is a strong, hardy, intelligent dog that makes an excellent companion and working dog. The Samoyed got its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia, who groomed the breed to help them herd reindeer.

The Physical Traits of Samoyed Dogs

  • Height: 19 to 23.5 Inches (48-60 cm)
  • Weight: 35 to 60 pounds
  • Coat: Thick double coat with longer, rough hair on the outside, and a soft wooly undercoat
  • Color: Pure White, Cream white
  • Life-Span: 12 to 14 years
Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

2. Afghan Hound

Afghan hounds are beautiful dogs, having long silky hair and and large feet and ears. Their proud posture makes them appear noble, striking and glamorous. They were bred from greyhounds to chase and hunt hares and gazelle, and they are very athletic. The Afghan hound was bred in Afghanistan to chase down game over rough ground in a hot, dry environment.

They need consistent stretches and a long walk or run. They are aloof and don’t welcome other pets or strangers.

The Physical Traits of Afghan Hound

  • Height: 24 to 26 inches
  • Weight: 50 to 60 pounds
  • Coat: Long, thick and silky hair
  • Color: Black, Cream, Red
  • Life-Span: 12 to 12 years
Great Pyrenean

Great Pyrenean

3. Great Pyrenean

Pyrenean mountain dogs are natives of Spain/France, which are strong, affectionate, devoted, confident, fearless and gentle. Pyrenean mountain dogs were basically bred to be a livestock guardian dog, from the southern slopes of the Pyrenees mountain from where they got their name and they are also known as great Pyrenees, chien de montagne des Pyrenees, or Pyrenean mastiffs.

The Physical Traits of Great Pyrenean

  • Height: 27-32 inches (male). 25-29 inches (female)
  • Weight: 36 to 54 Kg
  • Coat: The outer coat is long, coarse, and either straight or slightly wavy; the undercoat is fine, soft and thick
  • Color: White, Tan, Grey, Red, Badger
  • Life-Span: 10 to 12 years
Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

4. Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever is a Medium to large-sized dog, which is well known for its excellent obedience standard and admired as an extraordinary pet for family. They were bred for retrieve shot fresh water birds like duck. Though this is a hairy dog but it has dense and water resistant crimped outer coat that help them during water sports. Golden Retriever love water sports and also it’s a great athlete.

The Physical Traits of Golden Retriever

  • Height: 21.5 to 24 inches
  • Weight: Female: 25–32 kg, Male: 30–34 kg
  • Coat: Double-Coated, medium to long, soft
  • Color: Dark Golden, Light Golden, Cream, Golden
  • Life-Span: 10 to 12 years
Irish Shetter

Irish Shetter

5. Irish Setter

The Irish Setter is a medium to large sized dog from Gundog group of dogs, originating from Ireland. They are active, energetic, affectionate, playful and reserved dogs, which are known for their swiftness, and a flashy red coat. Irish Setter gets along well with kids and other pets and make an excellent family and show dog, but they are reserved with strangers and need early socialization.

The Physical Traits of Irish Setter

  • Height: 22 to 26 (56-66 cm)
  • Weight: 24 to 32 Kg
  • Coat: Long and fine, double coated, soft outer coat with a thick undercoat
  • Color: Mahogany, Red, Chestnut
  • Life-Span: 12 to 15 years
English Setter

English Setter

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6. English Setter

The English Setter is a medium sized dog from the setter group of dogs, originating from England. They are strong willed, intelligent, and energetic and friendly dogs that get along great with kids and make an excellent companion dog. Originally they were created as a Gundog, to retrieve the game birds, which are now more popular as a companion dog.

The Physical Traits of English Setter

  • Height: 23 to 27 inches,
  • Weight: 45 to 80 pounds
  • Coat: Long, flat, silky and a little wavy
  • Color: Blue Belton, Tri-color, Orange Belton, Liver Belton, Lemon Belton, Chestnut Belton
  • Life-Span: 10 to 12 years
Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie

7. Bearded Collie

Bearded Collie are medium sized, fluffy dogs, from herding breed of dogs that were originally bred by Scottish shepherds. It has long, straight hairs that hangs down from the chin and look like beard, and they got their name "Bearded Collie" after their beard like appearance. The yare active, alert, energetic and hardy dogs that are gentle and devoted too and make an excellent family companion.

The Physical Traits of Bearded Collie

  • Height: 20 to 22 inches
  • Weight: 45 to 55 pounds
  • Coat: medium-length double coated, medium sized, waterproof and shaggy
  • Color: Black, Blue (dilute black), Brown, and Fawn (dilute brown)
  • Life-Span: 12 to 14 years
Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog

8. Old English Sheepdog

The Old English Sheepdog is a large sized, shaggy, sheepdog from herding group of dogs, originating from England, possibly developed from the Bearded Collie or Russian Owtcharka, and also known as Shepherd's Dog and bob-tailed sheepdog. They are an intelligent, playful, adaptable and gentle dogs that make an excellent family pet and known for its distinctive bear-like face.

The Physical Traits of Old English Sheepdog

  • Height: 21 to 22 Inches
  • Weight: 61-100 lbs
  • Coat: Long, saggy
  • Color: Blue Merle, Blue, Grey, Grizzle
  • Life-Span: 10 to 12 years
Tibetan Terrier

Tibetan Terrier

9. Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier is an ancient, medium-sized dog breed, known as 'Holy Dog of Tibet', earlier it was known as "Lhasa Terrier". Tibetan Terriers are available in two sizes, small and medium. They are active, energetic, intelligent and reserved dogs, that makes an excellent companion dog. Tibetan terriers gained great popularity as a show dog in recent years.

The Physical Traits of Tibetan Terrier

  • Height: 14–16 in (35–41 cm)
  • Weight: 8-14 kg
  • Coat:Soft, woolly undercoat; Dense, long, fine topcoat
  • Color: Black, White, Brindle, Piebald, Tri-color, Grey, Golden
  • Life-Span: 12 – 15 years
Newfoundland Dog

Newfoundland Dog

10. Newfoundland Dog

Newfoundlands are a giant and gentle water dog from Newfoundland, Canada. They were bred as a working dog, basically to use for pulling nets for fisherman and hauling wood from the forest. Newfoundlands are good swimmers, strong and sturdy. They are obedient and responsive dogs. And make good family pets and usually they are good with strangers and children.

The Physical Traits of Newfoundland Dog

  • Height: Male 69–74 cm., female: 63–69 cm.
  • Weight: Male 60–70 kg., female 45–55 kg.
  • Coat: flat, water-resistant double coat
  • Color: 8-10 years
  • Life-Span: 12 – 15 years
Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel

11. Clumber Spaniel

The Clumber spaniel is a medium sized, spaniel type dog that is the largest dog from the spaniel group of dogs, originating from the Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire, England from where it got its name Clumber spaniel. Clumber spaniel is gentle, intelligent, devoted and very friendly dog that get along well with kids love to be around family members, but reserved with other dogs and can reflect aggression.

The Physical Traits of Clumber Spaniel

  • Height: Male: 46–51 cm, Female: 43–48 cm
  • Weight: Male: 32–39 kg, Female: 25–32 kg
  • Coat: Double Coats, Medium, soft , Silky fur
  • Color: White, Lemon & White, Orange & White
  • Life-Span: 10 – 12 years
Rough Collie

Rough Collie

12. Rough Collie

The Rough Collie is a medium- large sized dog with long-coats, originating from Scotland. It was a type of collie dog that was bred for herding sheep and goats. They are intelligent, gentle, affectionate and loyal dogs, which are friendly and devoted dogs, that make an excellent family and companion dog.

The Physical Traits of Rough Collie

  • Height: Male: 56–61 cm, Female: 51–56 cm
  • Weight: Male: 20–29 kg, Female: 18–25 kg
  • Coat: Male: 56–61 cm, Female: 51–56 cm
  • Color: White, Blue Merle, Tri-color, Sable Merle, Sable & White, Sable
  • Life-Span: 14 – 16 years
Chow Chow

Chow Chow

13. Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is aloof and reserved, but it is a proud-looking dog. Black and chocolate chow chows look just like bears. This breed originated in the Siberian region of Asia, near the arid steppes of northern China and Mongolia.

In Chinese, they are known as "Tang quan," or "dog of the Tang empire." Although it is not common for them to be friendly with strangers, if trained from an early age, they can be quite affectionate.

The Physical Traits of Chow Chow

  • Height: Male 48–56 cm., female 46–51 cm
  • Weight: Male: 25–32 kg, Female: 20–27 kg
  • Coat: Very dense double coat, can be either smooth or rough
  • Color: Black, Blue, Fawn, Cream, Red
  • Life-Span: 9-15 years
King Poodle

King Poodle

14. Royal-sized or King Poodle

The Royal-sized Poodle, Royal Standard Poodle or King Poodle is not a recognized variant of poodles. This is an unofficial description used by breeders to market the largest sized standard poodles. King Poodles are taller and heavier than standard poodles, but their breed characteristics are same.

The Physical Traits of King Poodle

  • Height: Over 24.00 Inch
  • Weight: Over 60.00 Pounds
  • Coat: soft, thin, wispy, and straight
  • Color: Black, White, Apricot, Cream, Sable, Black & White, Brown, Blue, Grey, Silver, Red
  • Life-Span: 10 -18 Years
Indian Baan Gaddi

Indian Baan Gaddi

15. Baan Gaddi

Baan Gaddi dogs are Indian Sheepdog, which are alert, protective, courageous, determined and protective of family, also known as Himalayan sheepdogs or Habasu dogs. These dogs are found in the Himalayan region of India, Ladakh, Himachal and some areas of Uttarakhand. The Baan Gaddi dog is medium to large sized dog, which was bred to work in cold and inhospitable areas of Himalayan region, to protect cattle and herders from Himalayan wolves and leopards, They are used for grazing cattle in high mountains and deep ravines in the Himalayan region.

The Physical Traits of Baan Gaddi

  • Height: 21 – 28 inches (53 to 68 cm)
  • Weight: 68 lbs – 85 lbs (28 to 42 kg)
  • Coat: Medium to long, straight, rough hairs
  • Color: Black, White, Brindle, Fawn, Gray, Brown, And mix of two or three colors
  • Life-Span: 1 -14 years

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