Here you will find a list of curly coated dog breeds.

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Welsh Terrier

Origin: United Kingdom (Wales)
Colors:
Balck and tan
Size: Small
Type of Owner:
Novice
Exercise: Daily
Grooming:
Regular
Trainability: Easy to train
Combativeness: A bit dog-aggressive
Noise: Likes to bark

Photo by Dan lggers

Irish Water Spaniel

Origin: Ireland
Colors: Brown
Size: Medium
Type of Owner: Experienced
Exercise: Vigorous
Grooming: Extensive
Trainability: Easy to train
Combativeness: Tends to be dog-aggressive
Dominance: Moderate
Noise: Not a barker


Photo by © Ian Dennis

Portuguese Water Dog

Origin: Portugal
Colors: Black, white, various shades of brown
Size: Medium
Type of Owner: Experienced
Exercise: Moderate
Grooming: Regular
Trainability: Easy to train
Combativeness: Not generally dog-aggressive
Dominance: Moderate
Noise: Average barker


Photo by Mattias Agar

Curly-Coated Retriever

Origin: United Kingdom
Colors: Black or liver
Size: Large
Type of Owner: Experienced
Exercise: Vigorous
Grooming: Little
Trainability: Easy to train
Combativeness: Not generally dog-aggressive
Dominance: Moderate
Noise: Average barker


Photo by Awsguy1

American Water Spaniel

Origin: United States
Colors:
Solid liver, brown, or dark chocolate
Size: Medium
Type of Owner:
Novice
Exercise: Moderate
Grooming: Regular
Trainability: Easy to train
Combativeness: Not generally dog aggressive
Dominance: Low
Noise: Likes to bark


Photo by Alicia Nijdam

Wire Fox Terrier

Origin: England
Colors: Predominantly white
Size: Small
Type of Owner: Experienced
Exercise: Vigorous
Grooming: Moderate
Trainability: Somewhat difficult to train
Combativeness: Tends to be dog-aggressive
Dominance: High
Noise: Average barker


Photo by © Sprigo

Airedale Terrier

Origin: United Kingdom
Colors: Tan with black (tan with dark grizzle)
Size: Medium
Type of Owner: Experienced
Exercise: Daily
Grooming: Frequent
Trainability: Easy to train
Combativeness: Tends to be dog-aggressive
Dominance: Moderate
Noise: Average barker


Photo by © Sofie Karman

Bedlington Terrier

Origin: United Kingdom
Colors: Blue, sandy, liver, dark brown/black, sable
Size: Small
Type of Owner: Novice
Exercise: Moderate
Grooming: Regular
Trainability: Slightly difficult to train
Combativeness: Tends to be dog-aggressive
Dominance: Low
Noise: Likes to bark


Image credit: kiro_zoo

Poodle

Origin: Germany / France
Colors: All solid colors
Size: Small to large depending on the variety
Type of Owner: Novice
Exercise: Daily
Grooming: Regular
Trainability: Very easy to train
Combativeness: Friendly with other dogs
Noise: Average barker


Photo by k0syak

Kerry Blue Terrier

Origin: Ireland
Colors:
Shades of blue-grey
Size: Medium
Type of Owner:
Experienced
Exercise: Vigorous
Grooming: Regular
Trainability: Slightly difficult to train
Combativeness: Tends to be dog-aggressive
Dominance: High
Noise: Likes to bark



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