Top 10 Fluffiest Dog Breeds

All of these dog breeds come different shapes and sizes, but one thing they all have in common is that they are all soft and super fluffy. And who wouldn’t want to cuddle up to a super fluffy puppy? Here are our choices for the top 10 fluffiest dog breeds. Did we miss any? What are your favs? Please let us know in the comments section below!

10. Shetland Sheepdog

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The Shetland Sheepdog has a double coat that is long and abundant all over the body, but is shorter around the head and legs. The outer coat is straight and harsh and the undercoat is soft and tight. The fluffy coat forms a mane around the neck and chest.  This is a loyal dog that is willing and eager to please. The Shetland makes a wonderful companion dog that is docile and alert with a nice, pleasant temperament. It is loving, loyal and very affectionate with its family. The Shetland Sheepdog is one of the smartest breeds, very intelligent and trainable.

9. Bearded Collie

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The Bearded Collie has a shaggy, waterproof, double coat that hangs over the entire body including the chin, giving it the name Beardie. This fluffy dog is cheerful, happy-go-lucky with an affectionate nature and a playfulness which makes this dog a great choice for children. The Bearded Collie is high energy and is known for its  bounciness.

8. Old English Sheepdog

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The Old English Sheepdog has a long shaggy, double coat. A hard, textured outer coat and a soft, waterproof undercoat. This dog is very loving, intelligent and loyal.  This friendly and gentle breed loves children and is protective, making for a fine family companion.

7. Bichon Frise

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The Bichon Frise is a fluffy, little white dog that is soft to the touch. It has a long, curly tail and is hypoallergenic. Pet owners usually clip the dog in a easy to care for cut that is the same length all over the body. These dogs are affectionate and generally very sociable. They love children and have a playful and energetic nature. They are charming and intelligent with a happy temperament, easy to train and they love everyone.

6. Japanese Spitz

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The Japanese Spitz has a long white coat with a thick under layer and a short coat on the bottom half of his legs. The tail is curled and carried over the back. The Spitz is a happy dog that learns quickly and makes for a good watchdog, alerting its owners when necessary. They are playful, alert and obedient and get along well with other dogs and household pets.

5. Samoyed

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The Samoyed has a thick, profuse double coat. The undercoat is soft, short and thick with a harsh straight outer coat. They have a ruff around the neck and shoulders that frames the head. The Samoyed is an easygoing, friendly and playful dog who is gentle and loves everyone. Much too friendly to be a  watchdog, however its bark will alert you to the presence of strangers.

4. Chow Chow

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The Chow Chow is a sturdy, stocky dog that has a huge ruff around his neck which gives it a lion like appearance. The Chows have a very dense coat that comes in two varieties, smooth or rough. They are a quiet and well mannered dog, affectionate and devoted to their family members but reserved with strangers.

3. Keeshond

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The Keeshond has a plush two-layer coat and curled tail and is perhaps the fluffiest looking dog breed. The Keeshond has a long, straight, harsh outer coat and a thick, downy undercoat. Keeshonden are full of personality and are active, intelligent and outgoing. They are a very affectionate breed who loves everyone and likes to be part of the family activities.

2. American Eskimo

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The American Eskimo comes in three sizes – toy, miniature and standard. They are white dogs or white with cream markings and have a thick, white, undercoat and a curly tail. The American Eskimo is an affectionate, loving dog. These dogs are highly intelligent and very eager to please, making them an easy dog to train often ranking among the highest scorers in obedience trials. Despite its name, the American Eskimo is not from Alaska.

1. Pomeranian

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This small toy sized dog, is one of the most popular fluffy dog breeds in the world. The Pom has a thick double coat – an outer coat that is long and harsh and a soft, thick, short undercoat. This small dog comes in a variety coat colors and patterns. The Pomeranian is a proud, lively dog that is intelligent and eager to learn. The Pom is a wonderful companion as well as a very loyal family member. The breed is docile and affectionate.

by Shelley Mamott

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