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The 10 Least Affectionate Dog Breeds

All dogs are well raised, they will be loyal and loving their family and people. And these dogs will have dogs that always love to show their affection, but there are also dogs that seldom show affection. Dogs that seldom show affection are usually independent thinkers, preferring to lying nearby their owners than sitting in their owners’ lap, and often aloof from strangers.

#1 – Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound is a hunting dog originating from Afghanistan. They are an ancient breed with a regal appearance. The Afghan Hound has long and silky coat, very low shedding and is considered hypoallergenic. The Afghan Hound is a typical temperament dog that can be aloof and dignified, but happy and clown when playing. They also have a relatively slow “obedience intelligence”.

#2 – Saluki

The Saluki is a Sighthound (is hound that hunt primarily by sight and speed) originating from The Fertile Crescent. The Saluki has a slender, graceful and symmetrical appearance with long and strong legs that make them one of the fastest running dogs in the world (reaching 42 Miles Per Hour and in 2nd place). The Saluki is a gentle, calm, independent dog, slightly aloof from strangers and can be difficult to train. In addition, The Saluki is prone to chase moving objects, and often take time to get them back to their owners when off the leash.

#3 – Basenji

The Basenji is a small hunting breed, native to Democratic Republic of the Congo. Basenji does not bark, they express their feelings by an odd sound described as something between a chortle and a yodel. And because of that Basenji is also known by the other name “African barkless dog”. The Basenji is an intelligent, energetic dog, alert, quite reserved with strangers, and may not get along with non-canine pets. They also don’t need too much affection from their owners, making them suitable for people who want to have a dog friend but value their personal space.

#4 – Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is an aristocratic dog of Asia, with a look with ruffled fur around the head and neck that makes them look like a lion. The Chow Chow Chow is a dog who likes to be clean, is also quite as fastidious as a cat, and is also easy to destroy furniture, sometimes proved aggressive if not trained. Well-trained Chow Chow will not be fierce or confusing, they are always solemn, and loyal to their relatives, but they are also aloof from strangers. The Chow Chow is a dog that is adaptable and does not need much exercise.

#5 – Korean Jindo

Korean Jindo, also known as Jindo, is a medium-sized hunting dog originating from Jindo Island in South Korea. The Jindo is double-coated spitz-type dog, has a well-proportioned appearance, and has a very strong hunting instinct. The Jindo is famous for its anecdotes about loyalty and is also known for its gentle , intelligence, agility, and strength. However, they require frequent interaction with people or other dogs and have a clear perception of the family hierarchy and usually only reserve their loyalty to the first owner.

#6 – Scottish Terrier

The Scottish Terrier is one of five breeds of terrier that originated in Scotland. They have short legs and a compact appearance. The Scottish Terrier is characterized by a longer coat on the beard, legs and lower body may be slightly softer than the body coat but should not be or appear fluffy. The Scottish Terrier is an intelligent, playful, confident, independent, alert dog. In addition, the Scottish Terrier is also considered to be a stubborn and aloof breed although they tend to be loyal to their families and people.

#7 – Cairn Terrier

The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands. Previously, this breed was used to hunt foxes or other small prey between the cairns in the Scottish highlands. The Cairn Terrier has a harsh weather-resistant outer coat that can be black, cream, wheaten, red, sandy, gray, or brindled in any of these colors. And a notable characteristic of Cairns is that brindled Cairns frequently change colour throughout their lifetimes. The Cairn Terrier is loyalty, cheerful, alert, independent dog and with lots of close family contact.

#8 – Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is a small-to-medium hunting dog originating from Japan. The Shiba Inu is compact with well-developed muscles and double coated, with the outer coat being stiff and straight and the undercoat soft and thick. The Shiba Inu can move quickly with nimble, elastic steps. The Shiba Inu is described by the Japanese as a dog with a spirited boldness and fiercely proud with a good nature and a feeling of artlessness. The Shiba Inu is alert, energetic, curious and reserved with strangers. The Shiba Inu tends to become emotionally attached to a single human. In addition, The Shiba Inu is also a dog with a proud and fastidious nature so the Shiba puppies are easy to housebreak themselves.

#9 – Shar-Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei is a medium-sized dog originating from China. The Shar-Pei has a wrinkled appearance, which makes them look cute. However, they are an independent and tenacious dog, and are always ready to fight threats. The Shar-Pei is also a loyal dog, loves its family and likes to be close, but only often lying nearby their people and Shar-Peis often suspect strangers. In addition, Chinese Shar-Pei rarely bark, they only bark when playing, or alert to the danger.

#10 – Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier, also known as Waterside Terrier, is a dog breed of the terrier type that originated in England. It is traditionally called the “King of Terriers” because it is the largest of the terrier breeds. The Airedale Terrier has a medium-length black and tan coat with a outer coat is hard, wiry and stiff, the undercoat softer and the coat is hypoallergenic. The Airedale Terrier is an intelligent, independent, strong-minded, loyal, sometimes stubborn dog and they can be good with cats and other small animals.

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