Dogs that are not cleaned regularly can smell bad. And here we have listed 10 dog breeds that smell the most unpleasant. These breeds often smell from the skin, or the anal gland, and require a lot of time for smell well.
#1 – Saint Bernard
The Saint Bernard is a large, extremely strong and muscular dog breed. They are loved and famous throughout the world. Originally, Saint Bernard was used as a rescue dog in the Alps. Nowadays, the Saint Bernard is appearing in many happy families, because they are quiet, devoted, and friendly dogs and they also spend a lot of time to sleep. However, The Saint Bernard is notorious for drooling and that drool get down into its skin and puts it at risk of stench when not properly cleaned.
#2 – English bulldog
English Bulldog, also known as Bulldog, is a medium-sized dog breed originating in England. The English Bulldog is a short, muscular breed, with loose skin on the head, a snub nose, and small ears. They rarely bark, but because of their short snout, they often snort and wheeze. The English Bulldog is a very friendly, calm, courageous dog. However, the English Bulldog is prone to bad breath, and some have genetic skin conditions that can easily cause an unpleasant scent. They need to regularly cleanse wrinkles and nub.
#3 – Pug
The Pug is a small breed originating from China. They have large round heads, many wrinkles, a short nose and 2 big eyes that look extremely cute. Pug are lovable, fun, and a little mischievous, they are also quite lazy and like to sleep, and always likes to be with their owner. Pug is also a dog that doesn’t need grooming and exercise too much. The Pug is also a great companion for the elderly and children. However, this breed is also easy to smell because of their anal glands. Pugs need to be cleaned of wrinkles, and anal gland regularly and properly to avoid infection and stink.
#4 – Beagle
The Beagle is a small scent hound originating from England. They have large ears, a cute face, and a tail often erect. The Beagle is friendly, fun, gentle, and also a bit curious. In addition, the Beagle is also easy to take care of and requires almost no grooming, but they also require exercise to avoid obesity. What you need to pay attention to is that their long, soft ears can become infected by being moist and not well ventilated. However, this breed has distinctive doggy odor of a pack hunting dog and this odor is not a pleasant smell.
#5 – Bloodhound
The Bloodhound is a large scent hound, famous for its ability to distinguish human scents in great distances, even days later. With a keen sense of smell and strong tracking ability this breed is often used to find missing people and lost pets. The Bloodhound has a long, wrinkled face with loose skin, huge, drooping ears. The Bloodhound is gentle, friendly, affectionate, independent, inquisitive, easygoing dog and they are usually not tired of following the scent. However, like Beagle, the Bloodhound has ears that are susceptible to infection due to moisture and is not well ventilated and a characteristic unpleasant dog odor.
#6 – Yorkie
The Yorkshire Terrier, also known as Yorkie, is a small terrier originating from England, weighing no more than 7 pounds. Yorkie is a dog with personality, they are often likened to Vikings, they are fun, affectionate, loyal, giving their owners many laughter. Today the Yorkshire Terrier appears much and lives happily in families in America. However, this breed is genetically prone to tooth decay issues and also requires regular hygiene to keep smelling nice.
#7 – American Cocker spaniel
The American Cocker Spaniel is the smallest of the sporting dogs recognized by the AKC, and is a type of spaniel that is closely related to the English Cocker Spaniel and they originated from the United States. The American Cocker Spaniel has medium long silky fur on the body and ears, hanging down on the legs and belly (known as feathering) and has a head with upturned nose, rounded dome of the skull, well-pronounced stop, and a square shaped lip and the ears hang down make them very easy to identify. The American Cocker Spaniel is a smart, obedient, gentle, happy dog and can get along with children and other pets. However, this breed has an oily coat that requires regular bathing to avoid accumulation of grease and has long, soft ears that can be infected by moisture and are not well ventilated.
#8 – Chinese 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. Chinese Shar-Pei rarely bark, they only bark when playing, or alert to the danger. However, the Shar-Pei has many wrinkles, so their skin is susceptible to bad odors and especially if not properly cleaned can lead to an smelly infection.
#9 – Boxer
The Boxer is a medium to large breed of working dog originating from Germany. The Boxer has very short, thin coat that require very little grooming. The Boxer is renowned from olden times for his great love and faithfulness to household. The Boxer is an active, energetic, bright, playful, friendly, loyal dog. In addition, They have the patience to protect so they are considered great dogs with children. However, Boxers often smell because of anal gland problems.
#10 – Basset hound
The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog originating from France. the Basset Hound has a large, domed head with very long soft ears, loose skin and sad eyes. The Basset Hound is a friendly, playful and outgoing dog, tolerant of other pets and great companion for children. And like Beagle or Bloodhound they are more likely to have problems with their soft ears and body odor. Note that this breed should not be bathed too often as this can dry out the Basset’s skin and may cause some health problems.