The Top 10 Ugliest Dog Breeds in the World

Which Dogs Are the Ugliest?

There are many 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 naturally grows in this bizarre formation, making this breed one of the ugliest types of dogs.

9. Borzoi

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

8. Caucasian Mountain Dog

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

7. Irish Wolfhound

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

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.

5. The Puli

This Hungarian dog breed, the Puli, is an animal that seems to have dreadlocks. Personally, I prefer for my dog to look like a dog rather than a pile of hair.

4. The Komondor

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

3. Neapolitan Mastiff

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

2. The Mexican Hairless

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

Personally, I think that this is the ugliest photo in the whole bunch, but on average I would consider the Mexican Hairless to be the second worst-looking breed.

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 the Chinese Crested is in no way so-ugly-it's-cute: It's just straight-up ugly.

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Ari Lamstein 4 years ago from San Francisco, CA

Wonderful Hub! This made me and all my coworkers laugh a lot. You should include some videos!

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Miss Lil' Atlanta 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA Author

Glad y'all liked the hub!

That's a good idea; I'll look into finding some videos.

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DrMark1961 4 years ago from The Beach of Brazil

Great minds think alike! I was actually thinking of writing this list on my way home today and of course would have to put the Chinese Creseted as numer one, although of course I disagreed about some of the others (wouldn´t you just love to hug that Caucasian Mountain dog?). Oh well, back to my ferocious dogs. Voted up and I tweeted this!

Renee McCartin 3 years ago

eye of the beholder, I'll put my zoi up over whatever you want any time. ..

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afriqnet 3 years ago from Nairobi Kenya

Interesting Hub :)

barbieque10 3 years ago

so many different breeds in the world,oh!my god!..............But,then to i lyk fav. is Golden Retriever.........:-D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lily 3 years ago

Whis list is very stupid. All these dog breeds are amazing just for being so unique. I found that 4 breeds in this list are in my top 10 most beautiful dog breeds. I have 2 dogs and they both are chinese crested dogs. I love my chinese dogs and hate your most ugly dog breeds list!!!!!!

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Derby Deals 3 years ago from Jeffersonville, Indiana

Poor pooches! :-) Yes, they are not the prettiest dogs ever, but they sure are interesting!

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idigwebsites 3 years ago from United States

Some of these dogs look like damp and smelly mops. But you know, their ugliness actually makes these canines really special. :)

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ignugent17 3 years ago from Central Illinois , USA

Even they are ugly but still look cute. Dogs are really such adoratble animals even how ugly they look. Thanks for sharing . :-)

beth 2 years ago

I have a bedlington and it does not look like that

Jo 2 years ago

It is hard to believe that all these dogs are descended from wolves! It is quite grotesque what breeders have done but at least it is proof of evolution!

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joedolphin88 2 years ago from north miami FL

There all kind of cute in an ugly way lol, two of them look like mops

Anna 2 years ago

Caucasian mountain dog is awesome!

Beldanan 2 years ago

lol. Caucasian Mountain Dogs ugly? Wolfhounds? Borzoi's? Surprised you didn t have Afghan lol. No more smoking weed whilst doing these lists pls Hun. If you do a Best looking list it will probably have Corgi's, Dachshunds & small terriers on it! 3 of my favourite dogs on this list lol. If you do do a Best looking list you had better have NSDTRs at the top (God for bid pls don't put Labs!) or your credibility will take a serious hit with me! ;)

sarah 15 months ago

I happen to think all these dogs are beautiful and I'm actually really surprised many made this list. Also the ones with dreadlocks only have them because their owner have clearly neglected to put the dogs needs before their own....... Seriously what qualifications does the maker of this page have to make such a judgment call.

dave 13 months ago

It's a Bull Terrier not an English Bull Terrier

jack 10 months ago

Dave, you couldn't be more wrong.

Shaibe83 6 months ago

Pug must be in the list.

mintrubber 5 months ago

Irish Wolfhound and Borzoi ugly? They are two of the most handsome breeds.

Andy 3 months ago

No pug?

poppy 8 weeks ago

you are damn stupid! my friend has a bedlington terrier and she is so sweet. my mums boss had an irish wolfhound and if you met it you would fall in love and now has a bull terrier and she has the most beautiful smile

mgibson5702 7 weeks ago

Neapolitan Mastiffs? Rely? My friend has one. And komondors? I say that they are rely handsome dogs.

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