Doggiebreeds.com – Some of the dog types are considered as the ugly dog breeds but then again, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Although these dogs are making their way into the ugliest dog types list, a lot of people still think of them fondly. So, what are these ugly dog types in the list?
- English Bull Terrier
Life span: 11 – 14 years
Height: Male: 18 – 22 in.
Mass: Male: 49 – 84 lbs
Temperament: Trainable, Keen, Protective, Sweet-Tempered, Active
Colors: White, Tri-color, Brindle & White, Red & White, Fawn & White, White & Black Brindle
Dogs, like humans, should have symmetrical shape of body proportion and anatomy. But this is not the case with this breed. With such a bald-like furless body and the egg-shaped head, the dog doesn’t seem to be the very least attractive. It is no wonder if it is included in the ugly dog breeds list. Even from a far, it looks somewhat ugly and odd, like out of proportion. But then again, some find the dog to be somewhat cure and adorable while others think the opposite. If alien has dogs, this is probably how their dog will look like.
Life span: 12 – 16 years
Temperament: Obedient, Loyal, Intelligent, Agile, Faithful, Energetic
Height: Female: 14–17 inches (36–42 cm), Male: 15–18 inches (39–45 cm)
Weight: Female: 22–29 lbs (10–13 kg), Male: 29–33 lbs (13–15 kg)
Originated from Hungary, this type of dog may look like it’s coming with a dreadlock which is quite funny in some sense. With the hair covering the whole body (don’t forget, dreadlock style), you can’t really tell whether it is a dog or a mop, especially if the color is black.
- Chinese Crested
Life span: 13 – 15 years
Temperament: Playful, Affectionate, Lively, Happy, Sweet-Tempered, Alert
Origin: China, Mexico, Africa
Weight: Female: 5.1–12 lbs (2.3–5.4 kg), Male: 5.1–12 lbs (2.3–5.4 kg)
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Apricot, Tri-color, Cream, Blue
This is definitely one of the weirdest and ugliest dog breeds ever. Seriously, everything about this dog doesn’t make any sense. It has long and white fine hair on the head, tail, and legs but the other areas are bold and hairless. It is skinny with spots and blotch on the skin, making it looks like a sick dog. Pugs are also ugly but they are ugly in a cute way. This is not the case with the Chinese Crested. They are straight up, seriously, 100% ugly.
- Bedlington Terrier
Life span: 12 – 14 years
Height: Female: 15–17 inches (38–42 cm), Male: 16–18 inches (41–44 cm)
Temperament: Affectionate, Intelligent, Spirited, Good-tempered
Colors: Liver, Blue & Tan, Liver & Tan, Blue, Sandy, Sandy & Tan
Weight: Female: 17–23 lbs (7.7–10 kg), Male: 17–23 lbs (7.7–10 kg)
If we are talking about one of the weirdest and asymmetrical ugly dog breeds in the world, this type should make into the list. It is an odd animal; you can’t really tell whether it is a dog or a sheep or even a goat. It is far from being cute and yet a lot of people adore it.
- Neapolitan Mastiff
Life span: 8 – 10 years
Temperament: Obedient, Stubborn, Fearless, Trainable, Protective, Dominant
Weight: Male: 130–150 lbs (60–70 kg), Female: 110–130 lbs (50–60 kg)
Height: Male: 25–30 inches (63–77 cm), Female: 23–28 inches (58–70 cm)
Colors: Black, Brindle, Tawny, Mahogany, Blue
When you combine Shar Pei, Bloodhound, and English Mastiff, this is the result and not in a good and positive tone, really. It’s like the mixture is going wrong and the breed is just naturally ugly.
Despite the physical appearance, they are mostly kind and patient. It is one of the major reasons why it is so easy to love them. Once you are able to pass the physical factor, you will see that these ugliest dog breeds may not be attractive but they have beautiful heart and manner.