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Awesomely Unique Tailless and Short-tailed Dog Breeds

Some dogs are naturally born tailless – absence of the tail while some breed of dogs’ tail are docked or shorten artificially by cutting. Tailless dogs and dogs with short tail are unique-looking are preferred by people wants to own a peculiar-looking breed of dog. Here are some of the most notable dog breeds with either short or no tail at all.

Some dogs are naturally born tailless – absence of the tail while some breed of dogs’ tail are docked or shorten artificially by cutting. Tailless dogs and dogs with short tail are unique-looking are preferred by people wants to own a peculiar-looking breed of dog.

Here are some of the most notable dog breeds with either short or no tail at all.

1. Bulldog

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One of the most famous dogs in the world is the Bulldog. It is widely known for its unique facial features and for being tailless. It is one of the very rare dog breed whose tail is naturally short and curled. This muscular heavy dog is distinctively unique for its wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. It is also commonly referred to as the English Buldog.

Origin: England

Features: It is one of the very rare dog breed whose tail is naturally short and curled.

Other names: English bulldog

Tail: Naturally tailless

2. Olde English Bulldogge

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Origin: United States

Features: It is a heavy weight dog.

Other names: Old English Bulldog

Lifespan: 14 years

3. French Bulldog

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Origin: England, United Kingdom

Type: Domestic dog

Features: It is an active, intelligent and muscular dog,

Other names: Bouledogue Français, Frenchie

4. White English Bulldog

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The White English Bulldog is a very old and rare breed of dog that originated in the Southern United States. Sit was bred as a utility dog for farm. It is used for guarding, herding and hunting too. It is also used as a family guardian and companion.

Origin: United States

Bred for: Utility, herding, hunting

Type: working dog

Features: It is used for guarding, herding and hunting.

Other names: White English, Old English White, English White, White English, Ol Southern White

Lifespan: 13 years

5. Giant Schnauzer

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Origin: Germany

Type: Schnauzer

Features: It is a large, powerful, and compact dog breed.

Other names: Riesenschnauzer, Russian Bear Schnauzer

6. Miniature Schnauzer

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Origin: Germany

Type: Schnauzer

Features: It is one of the most popular dog breed world wide

Other names: Zwergschnauzer (Dwarf Schnauzer)

Lifespan: 15 years

7. Doberman Pinscher

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Origin: Europe

Bred for: Guarding,

Type: Companion, police dog

Features: It is well known as an intelligent, alert, and loyal companion dog.

Other names: Dobermann, Doberman

8. Braque du Bourbonnais

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Origin: France

Bred for: Hunting

Type: Gun dog

Features: It is one of the very rare breed that is born with short or no tail at all.

Other names: Short-tail Pointer

Tail: naturally born with a short tail or no tail at all.

9. Boston Terrier

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Origin: United States

Features: Bostons are small and compact with a short tail and erect ears.

Other names: American Gentleman, Boston Bull, Boston Bull Terrier, Boxwood

Tail: Naturally short

10. Central Asian Ovtcarka

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Origin: Russia

Type: Molossoid

Features: The Central Asian is one of the most popular dog breeds in Russia.

Other names: CAO, Aziat

Tail: Docked

11. Prazsky krysarik

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Origin: Czech Republic

Bred for: Tracking

Features: It is the smallest breed in the world by breed standard.

Other names: Prague Ratter

Lifespan: 14 years

12. Toy Fox Terrier

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Origin: Unites States

Type: Terrier

Features: It is a direct descendant of the Fox Terrier.

Other names: American Toy Terrier, Amertoy

Tail: Docked

13. Bulldog Campeiro

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Origin: Brazil

Type: Working dog

Height: 58 cm

Features: It is an extremely old breed of working dog.

Other names: Bordoga

14. Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

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Origin: Ireland

Bred for: herding, guarding, watching

Features: There are four coat varieties: Traditional Irish, Heavy Irish, English, and American.

                It shed very little making it ideal for people with allergy.

                It is an energetic and playful dog.

Other names: Irish Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, Wheaten or Wheatie

Tail: Docked

15. Cane Corso

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Origin: Italy

Bred for: guarding and hunting

Features: It is highly valued in Italy as a companion dog.

Other names: Cane Corz

Tail: Docked

16. Boxer

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Origin: Germany

Features: The head is the most distinctive feature of the Boxer.

Other names: German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer

Tail: Docked

Lifespan: 12 years

17. Braque d'Auvergne

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Origin: Cantal in Auvergne, France

Bred for: Hunting

Type: Pointer/Gun dog

Height: 63 cm

Features: It has a large head, long ears, and pendulous lips. The head and the ears are always

    black.

Other names: None

Tail: Docked

18. Bracco Italiano

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Origin: Italy

Bred for: Hunting

Type: Gun dog

Features: It is an athletic dog with powerful appearance.

Other names: Italian Pointer, Italian Pointing Dog, Bracco

Tail: Docked

19. Weimaraner

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Origin: Saxe-Wimar-Eisenach

Bred for: Hunting

Type: All purpose gun dog

Features: Weimaraners are great water dogs as evidenced by their webbed toes.

Other names: Weimaraner Vorstehhund, Weim, Grey Ghost

Tail: Docked

 

See also

The Most Beautiful Dogs With the Most Spectacular Tails

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Ranked #1 in Dogs

Too funny, while you were writing this article on tailless dogs I was writing an article on the cruelty of docking a dog's tail.

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