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13 Most Popular White Dog Breeds (Fluffy, Small, Large, and More)

13 Most Popular White Dog Breeds: Fluffy, Small and Large

Did you know that there are more than a dozen dog breeds that have white coats? However, the appeal of the dogs can vary according to the preference of dog lovers.

Here are white dog breeds that you would find on the bucket list of dog lovers who have a penchant for dogs that have beautiful white coats.

13 White Dog Breeds of Every Shape, Size, and Fluff

#1 MalteseCute Maltese puppy

Maltese is the smallest dog breed among dogs with a white coat, and this breed can nicely fit into the pocket of your coat as well! The tiny figure of 10 inches weighs between 4 and 7 pounds, making it look like a miniature dog.

The dog has long hair and a silky coat that owners can maintain well by regular clipping to keep it short. In addition, the dog needs regular grooming. Brushing their coat daily is a part of their wellness routine.

#2 Samoyed

cute samoyed

The Samoyed belongs to the spitz breed and looks regal in its white coat. It covers from head to toe. The dog breed of Siberian origin has a thick, fluffy coat and belongs to medium to large dogs.

The dog derives its name from the native inhabitants of Siberia, the Samoyeds, who used the dogs to pull sleds, herd reindeer, and as hunting accomplices. The dog has a thick band of fur around its neck and a curly tail pointing backward.

#3. American Eskimo

The coal-black eyes and nose of the all-white furry dog make it look like a snowman. American Eskimos are available in toy sizes, miniature, and standard sizes. The alert expression of the dog speaks about its liveliness.

The intelligent dog was one of the main attractions of circuses in the early twentieth century. Although named Eskimo, this is an American dog breed with the German Spitz as its counterpart.

#4. West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier 4

The double coat of white fur is a specialty of the West Highland White Terrier, and the terrier from Scotland has won the hearts of small dog lovers who look for a dog that can help them in hunting.

The small dog with a height of 10 to 11 inches seldom goes hunting nowadays, but that it hunted vermin at some time, the reputation remains. The playful and intelligent dog is indeed a lovable companion. Hence, he remains in a playful mood most of the time.

#5. The Great Pyrenees

great pyrenees 4

The Great Pyrenees is the largest white dog, and despite weighing 100 pounds, people look upon it as a gentle giant. The thick white fur has a double coat typical of dogs of Siberian origin to enable it to withstand the harsh cold climate of the region.

The dog derives its name from the Pyrenees Mountains situated at the border of Spain and France, which is the abode of the furry animal.

#6. Bichon Frisecute bichon Frise puppies

At a glance, the dog might look like white marigold due to its rounded face and body full of carefully crafted fluffiness that bears the marks of deft grooming.

The French dog breed is a hybrid of the poodle and the water spaniel. The adventurous and active dog is a faithful companion of humans that accompanies it to all places.

#7. Bolognesecute bolognese puppy breed

The Bolognese is a small white dog with lots of fluffy furs. Developed in Bologna, the northern city in Italy, is an offshoot of the bichons. It is evident from the similarities that these breeds share among them.

However, instead of the groomed looks of the bichons comprised of tighter curls, the Bolognese has a casual appearance that goes well with the shy and calm dog.

8. Coton De Tulear

The elite of Madagascar was so possessive of the dogs that they never allowed them to tread beyond their boundaries. In ancient times, the Coton De Tulear pups went on a voyage with seafarers just to give them company.

The small and stout dogs make excellent companions as they are friendly to other pets and children. Pet owners must ensure regular brushing and combing to maintain the beauty of the dogs that nicely fit with families.

#9. Japanese Spitz

The snow-white Japanese Spitz has similar features typical of the dog breed, like a dense coat of medium length, a curled tail, and an alert expression.

However, the size of this dog varies from small to medium, and the best thing about it is its power to adapt to any household regardless of small or large spaces. Despite the dense coat, the dogs are not heavy shedders except for the annual or biennial shedding.

#10. Dogo Argentino

The Dogo Argentino is a large white dog that is also the most powerful among the white dog breeds. Unlike other flurry white dogs, the Dogo Argentino has a short, smooth white coat.

Although in some dogs, you might find a dark patch over an ear or eye. The hunting dog made its first appearance in Argentina in the 1920s and was well-appreciated for its loyalty, strength, and courage.

The kid-friendly dog loves to stay within families. It enjoys the affection it receives from its family members.

#11. Kuvasz

Kuvasz is a large white Hungarian dog that herded livestock. The thick, double coat of white fur appears quite solid and provides adequate insulation when the temperature fluctuates.

The texture of the fur can be wavy or straight. Since the dog sheds a lot of furs, weekly brushing should help to keep things under control.

#12. Komondor

The Komondor has such thick and all-covering fur that you might confuse it with a sheep standing on open ground at some distance. Instead, the large dog has long cords of fur that make it look like the sheep it guards.

The dog originated in Hungary. It was initially meant for livestock guarding. But today, it has become famous for its all-white coat that has a unique texture. The 80-pound dog measures 26 to 28 inches and lives for 10 to 12 years.

#13. Akbash dog

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The Akbash Dog is a primitive Turkish dog put into service for guarding livestock way back in 300 B.C.

The large dog weighing 140 pounds and standing 33 inches tall has an all-white coat except for a biscuit shade on the head in some dogs.

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