20 Rare Dog Breeds You Have Never Heard Of

In fact, you may have owned Golden Retrievers or German Shepherds as pets if you’re a dog person. Dog breeds that are friendly to children or athletic enough to run races are more familiar. However, you might be surprised to know that there are some rare and odd dog breeds out there. Read on to see it for yourself!

1. Xoloitzcuintli

One of the rarest of the Mexican Hairless Dogs is the Xoloitzcuintli, also known as the Mexican Hairless Dog. It may surprise you to learn they have been around for over 3,000 years, dating back to ancient Aztec times. It is a natural breed, not something bred by breeders.