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The Top 10 Ugliest Dog Breeds in the World

I chose to write about dogs. They are magnificent and deserve a good home!

Which Dogs Are the Ugliest?

There are a number of ugly dog breeds out there, but which are the ugliest dogs ever?

Here's the countdown of the top 10 ugliest dog breeds!

10. Bedlington Terrier

Believe it or not, the Bedlington Terrier's coat doesn't naturally grow in this bizarre formation, but for the many people who force their dogs to display this atrocious hairstyle, they are making their Bedlington Terriers one of the least attractive dogs to look at.

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9. Borzoi

Borzoi, a member of the sighthound family, are not only one of the tallest breeds of dogs, but they are also one of the ugliest dogs. It's needless to say that Borzoi are quite bizarre-looking canines.

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8. Caucasian Mountain Dog

The Caucasian Mountain Dogs are one of the tallest and ugliest breeds. It's like the Chow Chow's oversized and obese cousin.

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7. Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhounds are sighthounds, which, on average, are the tallest breeds. They're also without a doubt one of the ugliest.

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6. English Bull Terrier

English Bull Terriers are the dogs that are well-known for having egg-shaped heads (as well as for being the brand dog for Target stores).

I think that all dogs are cute in some manner, including English Bull Terriers, but that doesn't mean that they can't be ugly in another sense, too. Looking at this picture, I question whether or not this is, in fact, some alien species instead of an actual dog breed.

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5. The Puli

This Hungarian dog breed seems to have dreadlocks. Like many people, I prefer for my dog to look like a dog rather than a huge pile of hair. If it wasn't for their atrocious dreadlocks, these dogs would be a whole lot of cute canine.

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4. The Komondor

Just like Puli, Komondors are an ugly breed that have matted dreadlocks. Generally though, Pulis are black and Komondors are white. This is why Komondors are often referred to as "mop dogs."

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3. Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitan Mastiffs resemble a mixture of an English Mastiff, Bloodhound, and a Shar Pei gone terribly wrong and inbred. This is the obvious reason why they are included on this list of the top 10 ugliest dogs.

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2. The Mexican Hairless

Just look at the photo; Mexican Hairless dogs are definitely an eyeful with their uneven splotchy skin and their dingy, patchy hair. If any dog deserves to be on this list, it's the Mexican Hairless.

Perhaps this is the ugliest photo in the whole bunch, but on average, many people would consider the Mexican Hairless to be the second worst-looking breed when compared to the half hairless versions of the dog breed ranking number one as the world's ugliest breed of dog.

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1. Chinese Crested

First place goes to the Chinese Crested. If any individual dog is famous for ugliness, it's this one. Personality certainly makes a dog adorable, but if they were only rated on their physical appearance, the Chinese Crested would win (or lose, depending on how you look at it). I mean, there isn't one attractive thing about this dog.

Of some breeds (like Pugs) it is said, "They're so ugly that it makes them cute." And when it comes to Pugs, yes, they are in a way ugly-cute. But for many people, the Chinese Crested is in no way so ugly it's cute; many people would claim that the Chinese Crested is just a straight-up ugly dog. If it wasn't for the fact that dogs usually have great personalities and how they are man's best friend, it would be hard for many individuals to find these odd looking pooches adorable.But in the end, isn't it the personality that truly makes the dog? All in all, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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Comments

kirk gurl on September 05, 2020:

Like tstansly says all dogs ate cute in there own ways

Excepted Chinese crested i have seen 1 irl there UGLY 1st i thought it was a stunk then a koala

anonimoose on September 02, 2020:

Wow, I think that all these dogs are very cute and no dog is ugly. Don't state your opinion as fact though, that's a sin. (I'm joking about the sin but please don't state a opinion as a fact.)

frank on August 29, 2020:

WOW these dogs r ugly and wrinkly

Ethan on August 25, 2020:

“ I chose to write about dogs. They are magnificent and deserve a good home!”

....The irony of that being what your bio says is HILARIOUSLY ridiculous. The only thing ugly here is your childish nonsense.

Jazzy on August 19, 2020:

Bullys aka Walters breed r amazing I have one

tstanley74 on August 16, 2020:

How rude, all dogs are cute in their own way.

sally wilkin on August 04, 2020:

This is the meanest thing ever

Dudeman on August 01, 2020:

Pitbulls and any other bully breed shoyld have been on here. Demonic ugly dogs.

Danielalovesdogs01 on July 29, 2020:

I only agree with #2 and #10 tho. The rest of the dogs in this list are ADORABLE AF. How dare you call a Borzoi “ugly”? They’re beautiful dogs!! Wtf is wrong with....whoever created this blog? Also, stop disrespecting dogs! Okay? Borzois and Mop Dogs are my favorites here. They’re so cute!!

Cole on July 29, 2020:

walter is not UGLY

john on July 24, 2020:

walter is jesus

Hi on July 23, 2020:

Chinese cresteds are not ugly they are adorable!!

Shilpi Somani on July 21, 2020:

Why do you think these dogs are ugly? They are a beauty. You all must be heartless if you think such horrid things!

Walter KING on July 17, 2020:

Walter m KIng, my Lord, u aint UGLY!!!

You are dumb on July 12, 2020:

Why do you think they’re the ugliest? Just because you dont have a dog or??

on July 11, 2020:

All of these dogs are gorgeous what is wrong with you

Walter on July 09, 2020:

I am very sad that you put Walter on the list it is very disappointing and very disrespectful hopefully you change the list

Yaya on June 30, 2020:

some dogs are so cute.i bet they are saying who you calling ugly

walterisgreat on June 24, 2020:

awtf walter is god

o on June 23, 2020:

i love how everyone is going absolutely ballistic in the comments

FUCK YOU on June 19, 2020:

I cannot believe you would call any dog breed ugly this is horrible list and walter deserves better

Your dumb on June 18, 2020:

Every dog is beautiful in its own way if you think different your legit a mistake in this world :)

Walter lives matter on June 17, 2020:

Fuck you, Walter is so cute your just a brain dead gorilla and don’t know what beauty is, if I saw you I would put you your dumbass on a list of top 10 ugliest creatures ever existed, hope you have a horrible day and trip on your shoe laces and break your neck

Walter on June 16, 2020:

Walter sad ):

IDEC on June 16, 2020:

walter is fugly. peirodt

WALTER DESERVES BETTER on June 15, 2020:

HOW DARE YOU DO WALTER LIKE THAT

name on June 15, 2020:

I’m sorry sis but these dogs aren’t ugly.

Carlos on June 14, 2020:

Shut up Xoloescuincle is beautiful

the same with English bull terrier this page has the worst breeds tops

uh huh on June 14, 2020:

if you guys are so upset that they put walter in there then don’t read these anymore! You searched ugliest types of dogs for a reason! What where you guys expecting?

Pp man 420 on June 12, 2020:

Walter is the vest thing ever made

Joe on June 12, 2020:

Who came here from TikTok

Abayo on June 12, 2020:

Jeez wtf, thats not true

MsChomperTheChomp on June 11, 2020:

How in the world is a Caucasian Mountain Dog ugly. They are big floofers. Also, HOW DARE YOU DISRESPECT WALTER.

Joe mama on June 11, 2020:

DONT DISRESPECT THE KING WALTER

Cayden on June 10, 2020:

NOT WALTER NOOO

Gwayth on June 10, 2020:

These are all based off of hairstyles... Not the dog itself. If you took the extra fur off of the first four they would look fine. I'm sure if you just shaved the Puli and Komondor they would look like an average dog.

walterlover43 on June 09, 2020:

looks like you accidentally put walter on here... don't worry! just a little mistake!!! no big deal!!!

? on June 09, 2020:

Man you hating

Mymansgay on June 09, 2020:

Yo you accidentally added Walter to the list, could you fix that

big dick daddy on June 09, 2020:

walter will rule all dogs

As you said in the end, the beauty IS in the beholder's eyes..... on June 08, 2020:

Ya..........

mydoghasawenis on June 04, 2020:

stupid people these days I would not think these dogs are ugly at all I bet these people have cats!

bigpenis69 on June 03, 2020:

Selfish cows

urworstnightmare on June 03, 2020:

You chose the worst pics & HOW tell me HOW is an IRISH WOLFHOUND ON THIS LIST?!?

Human on June 03, 2020:

None of these dogs are ugly! The only ugly dog breed is the Brussels Griffon. All these dogs are adorable!

i love chinese crested on June 03, 2020:

if u picked the right pics these dogs could be a top 10 cutest dog list

Walter on June 03, 2020:

Dont desrespect !!!!my kind and lord all mighty walter !!! If u thinck walter is ugle

bignose123 on June 02, 2020:

I couldn't believe This Walter dog is the cutest I use to have a Walter which they are the cutest!!!

melinda on June 02, 2020:

it's personality that makes a dog adorable. u r picking bad pics. all these dogs are adorable. how would u like everyone constantly telling u your dog is ugly? the mountain dog looks like a big stuffed animal, and a chinese crested is my dream dog. they can be very cute.

teagan on June 02, 2020:

these are the cutest dogs i’ve ever seen i’ll take them all if you won’t

anyonomous on June 01, 2020:

number 1 is adorable

Isabella on May 30, 2020:

Plz take bull terrier if they are the most precious dogs also take mastiff off to their so cuddly

Mikayla on May 30, 2020:

Btw just a peace of advise:

If you labeled the article “most bizarre looking dogs” or somethin’ like that people wouldn’t be mad, cause right now everyone is losing there sh**. unless if this is a joke and we are all overreacting

Samantha on May 30, 2020:

The people who made this is rude. I forgot who said this down in the comments but like they said, u probably choose bad pics. BTW whoever made this has no heart.

Mikayla on May 29, 2020:

Dude. This is just sad...

A Komondor is my dream dog. Don’t call them ugly. All dogs are cute you just chose bad photos....probably on purpose...smh.

dog lover on May 29, 2020:

these dogs are NOT ugly. they may be a little funny looking, but they are not ugly at all! who ever wrote this is so mean

Jeff on May 28, 2020:

these dogs are not ugly. you are just mean

Trent on May 27, 2020:

ALL DOGS ARE BEAUTIFUL!! How dare you rate a living creature. I bet you wouldn’t want to be on the ‘Top 10 Ugliest People’ list. Don’t disrespect these gorgeous animals.

matty on May 24, 2020:

this article made me laugh uncontrollably throughout the entire thing, thanks for the smiles

Borzoi on May 18, 2020:

How can you say Borzois are ugly?! They are amazing! All the breeds here are beautiful!

Classic on May 17, 2020:

All this hate in the comments! She said they are ugly not morally bankrupt and politically corrupt. !!!! They do look ugly

some people are really so stupid

matt on May 15, 2020:

dogs are not ugly

Morgan on May 15, 2020:

Your'e evil these dogs are not that pretty but don't have to call the ugliest dogs in the world

u stupid bitch on May 14, 2020:

stop being mean

Emu on May 13, 2020:

No... i think most of these are adorable!

:-( on May 13, 2020:

All of the dogs are cute! They are just picking bad pictures. I think almost everyone agrees with me that they are picking bad pics. :-(

U-U on May 13, 2020:

I love the Chinese crested b/c they are so ugly which makes the so cutee!!

UwU on May 12, 2020:

I personally love the Caucasian mountain dog. It just looks like a big ol’ bear! But otherwise this list was pretty accurate. Opinion. Just. My. Opinion.

Jaylie Cowan on May 12, 2020:

how are Chinese Crescents ugly there so cute and adorable and there so gentle

Ashlyn on May 12, 2020:

i dont think that any of them are ugly maybe the fur but not them in general.

BOB on May 12, 2020:

All dogs are adorable and if u think they are not go to HELL!!!!1

hi on May 11, 2020:

they are all ugly except Caucasian Mountain Dog i think that ones cute

Dog Love on May 11, 2020:

I think all dogs are cute. Its not their fault they look like that.

Brynn Anderson on May 11, 2020:

all of these dogs are cute but not the Komondor or The Puli because they have to much fur and their fur in messy and looks like matted dreadlocks and a mop but every other dogs look so cute and fluffy

Zara on May 10, 2020:

I have a pulik because l LOVE their

The name is Dready (dreadlocks)

Diana on May 10, 2020:

Pulis ARE ADORABLE! THIS WEBSITE SUCKS! EVERY DOG IS CUTE IN THEIR OWN WAY!

Peyton on May 08, 2020:

Caucasian Mountain Dogs Are so cute!

worst website ever on May 07, 2020:

you are making these really adorable dogs look ugly because of the pictures you chose that's really mean

Hate this Website on May 06, 2020:

I love dogs! They just pick a ugly picture for all of them. Also Borzois are beautiful! Chinese Crested dogos are also really pretty. I had an English Bull Terrier before... :( She died 6 years later... Now this website is making me CRY... TwT

Aidan on May 03, 2020:

I don’t know fam calling dreadlocks atrocious seems kinda racist.

lies on May 02, 2020:

the hairless Mexican dog can be cute they just purposely chose an ugly picture

Eva-Michelle on April 30, 2020:

I think that the Chinese Crested is the BEST!!! it's so cute!

Jordan on April 29, 2020:

I think all dogs are cute but I can see how most of those dogs are ugly but how can you say Irish wolfhounds are "without a doubt one of the ugliest"

Sarah on April 28, 2020:

Irish Wolf hound? Ugly? No way

Dog are not ugly on April 28, 2020:

God made all dog cute in their own way why judge these dogs you really are mean.P.s are ya'll dog haters cause thats how it seems.

Paddy on April 27, 2020:

He's very gentle too

Paddy on April 27, 2020:

My dog is a Neapolitan Mastiff and he is the cutest and sweetest dog out there

Belle barkinns on April 27, 2020:

All dogs are so cutttttte

Anna on April 25, 2020:

What the heck?! All dogs are incredible and beautiful in their own way and none of them deserve to be called ugly.

Sumukh Bharadwaj on April 23, 2020:

How did pug not make it to the list.

Luna on April 22, 2020:

I just think dogs are cute in general.

Anonymous on April 22, 2020:

Why would they put an English bull terrier those things are so cute not ugly cute! my friend has 2 of them and if you think they are ugly think again! This is so inaccurate with that!

tina on April 22, 2020:

all dogs are uniqe and beautiful

anon on April 20, 2020:

i have a one year old english bullterrier and he's the sweetest thing his name is tony and id never ever say he's ugly

i also have another named annie and she's not ugly either

bull terrier crazy! on April 12, 2020:

I was just looking around the internet at bull terrier stuff and found this.... why do you have to be so rude. we yes, HUMANS are the reasons the dogs a bizarre looking so blame us, its not the dogs fault! it like when I human is bizarre looking, hey were born like that and cant help it...

Journee the dog loverrr on April 09, 2020:

Please dont say that these dogs are ugly they are just fine they are what they are....And God does not create ugly animal :(

MHS student on April 02, 2020:

Hey people the way these dogs look isn’t there fault they can’t help it so if u don’t have anything positive or nice to say about them then just put a cork in it

Mina on March 30, 2020:

I'm soooooo mad at you right now

You just can't set stuff like that!

Jeanpj on March 28, 2020:

I don’t own any of these breeds but I just wonder if it was a poll or the worthless opinion of a low-salary blogger with bad taste

Mel on March 27, 2020:

Bull terrier is the most beautiful.