The 20 most elegant dogs in the world

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If you are thinking of adopting a dog, you will surely have in mind some specific characteristics that you want it to fulfill. Among them we can find the size, the character or their physical capacity.

In this AnimalWised article we are going to propose you the 20 most elegant dogs in the world so you can guide your search and find the perfect dog for you.

Remember that although we propose purebred dogs, there are many mongrel dogs that can be equally elegant, and most importantly, good companions and faithful friends.. Adopting should always be the first option, do not forget!

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  1. Maltese bichon
  2. Afghan greyhound
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Irish setter
  5. Poodle
  6. Rough collie
  7. Weimaraner
  8. Cavalier king charles spaniel
  9. Dalmatian
  10. Papillon
  11. Greyhound
  12. Canary hound
  13. Doberman
  14. Pomeranian
  15. Saluki
  16. English cocker spaniel
  17. Siberian Husky
  18. Shar pei
  19. Shiba Inu
  20. Beagle

1. Maltese Bichon

The first on the list is a small, playful and lap dog: the Maltese can develop a really long and spectacular coat if we allow it, something that makes it one of the most elegant dogs and popular in beauty pageants.

You must take care of his mantle and exercise him properly when he needs it because it is a dog with an overflowing energy which you will undoubtedly enjoy.

2. Afghan greyhound

Also known as the Afghan hound is one of the most elegant dogs that exist in the world: it has a long and silky coat that must be cared for regularly but that undoubtedly impacts when you see it. His movements also reveal this innate elegance that characterizes him..

His character is truly stately and distinguished, even at lunchtime, so don't be surprised if he chooses the best places in your house to perch and doesn't obey people outside his family nucleus. It is also a excellent runner so if you are a sporty person, the Afghan greyhound will be your ideal dog.

3. Chihuahua

Although the Chihuahua is not a particularly stylized dog, the truth is that it is one of the favorite dogs of celebrities. Its adorable little face and small size make it perfect to carry in a bag, decorate it with jewels and even put clothes for small dogs.

In addition, his defiant nature with larger dogs and his need for attention will make him the king of the house. Some of the celebrities who have a Chihuahua are Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Scarlett Johanson or Jennifer Love Hewitt.

4. Irish Setter

The Irish setter is one of the elegant dogs par excellence: its way of walking, moving and the delicacy with which it acts are attributed to a distinguished bearing. In the past, the English setter was a dog used for hunting thanks to its speed, discretion and intelligence.

The deep red color it is totally characteristic of the breed as well as its extremely soft and delicate coat. If you decide to adopt this wonderful dog, you will be surprised to know his affable and sensitive nature.

5. Poodle

The poodle is worthy of entering the list of most elegant dogs. It also offers us a great possibility of cuts curious and eccentrics that will undoubtedly stand out when you walk it down your street.

However, you must bear in mind that it is a restless dog that will need to exercise of daily, perhaps because of his past as a spaniel. There are three sizes of poodles: standard, dwarf and toy..

6. Rough collie

Is Known for the popular TV movie Lassie, The rough collie is a good-natured dog that, through good socialization of the puppy, is usually very affectionate with adults, children and other pets. He will need regular care of his coat due to its length if we decide to go with him to the forest to play.

It is also an excellent herding and vigilant dog, although its greatest attribute is its predisposition to remain close to the family nucleus. If we decide to adopt this breed of dog we will enjoy a lifetime of a noble and elegant companion.

7. Weimaraner

The stately demeanor and elegance of the Weimaraner make it one of the featured dogs on this list. It stands out for its pearl gray color although it can also show sand tones.

Its past as a hunting dog gives it speed of movement, energy and innate abilities as well as a great ability to track: it is a very intelligent dog. The weimaraner is a perfect dog for those who want to exercise with their pet.

8. Cavalier king Charles spaniel

Starting with his name, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a very elegant dog that we will greatly enjoy petting him for his soft and delicate fur.

In addition to having a sweet face and a very friendly demeanor, we will find in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel a very sweet and calm that blends seamlessly with a laid-back lifestyle.

9. Dalmatian

The Dalmatian is another popular dog thanks to its appearance in 101 Dalmatians. Formerly he was used to accompany carriages, so his endurance, agility, and the ability to actively exercise.

Inside the home the Dalmatian is a calm dog as long as we provide him with the doses of exercise he needs, of course. His slender figure and peculiar coat make him worthy of being on this list, don't you think?

10. Papillon

The papillon or "butterfly dog ​​" stands out for having large, soft and furry ears. Formerly, in France, it was the dog preferred by the nobility, perhaps because of its delicate appearance and small size.

Are very outgoing and loving, and if we decide to adopt one, we will find in him a real star of the catwalk because he enjoys enormously when they pay attention to him.

11. Greyhound

The greyhound is really popular for being one of the fastest dogs in the world as well as for its use in hunting. It is really fast, skillful and graceful in its movements. Sadly it is one of the most abandoned once the season ends hunting.

For this reason, if you think that a silent, elegant and beautiful dog is yours, you will have no problem finding one for adoption. You can go to SOSgalgos among many other rescue organizations of this fantastic breed.

Of course, remember that abandoned greyhounds tend to show fear and a scary attitude in general. However, if you opt for this slender friend you will find a very faithful and affectionate dog.

12. Canary Hound

13. Doberman

The Doberman, despite the image that many people have of him, is a very intelligent and good dog that leaves no one indifferent. It is one of the dogs considered PPP but this does not fool you: it is tremendously faithful and kind if he educates him as he deserves.

He is really elegant, determined and courageous. For this reason, if you think that a Doberman may be your ideal dog, do not hesitate: discard the stereotypes that surround him to enjoy a truly devoted dog and devoted to his family..

Of course, the Doberman must be able to enjoy active exercise, proper socialization and mistreatment should never be used with the. Mainly for the last reason, to use physical violence, is why many of these dogs become unstable and depressive.

14. Pomeranian

The Pomeranian is a dog of size small, very cheerful and lively that will bring light and fun to our home. We must provide him with a proper education based on obedience and positive reinforcement, otherwise we may find an excessively nervous dog.

If we decide to adopt a Pomeranian, we must be very clear that, like the Doberman, it is a dog that does not tolerate physical abuse. In the face of abuse, it can become a distrustful and somewhat aggressive dog. Also, although it may not look like it, the Pomeranian is a excellent watchdog which can become overwhelming if we do not like loud and rowdy dogs. Keep this in mind before adopting one!

15. Saluki

The saluki is one of the oldest and most revered dogs in the world, father of the fastest dogs in the world such as the Afghan greyhound, which we have told you about in point number 2. The legend says that it was a gift from Al·là and perhaps for that reason it is a dog very popular in the middle east.

It can be cream, brown and even black, although it always has the same color elegant and refined appearance that makes it unmistakable. It will also be due to its long history that the saluki is usually a very stable, calm and obedient dog..

16. English Cocker Spaniel

The English Cocker Spaniel is a small / medium sized dog that became popular among the English aristocracy although the real boom was its appearance in the literature of Chaucer and Shakespeare.

It is a very familiar dog that hates being alone. At the same time it is very intelligent, athletic and resistant to active exercise, something essential to prevent obesity that the breed tends to suffer. Like all other dogs, the English Cocker Spaniel is a good companion for children, adults and other pets if we offer them good socialization.. They like the tranquility, relaxation and comfort of a good bed, It is a dog that enjoys the most eccentric care.

17. Siberian Husky

Although it may seem somewhat muscular, the Siberian husky is undoubtedly a very elegant dog, not only because of its delicate wolfish appearance, its movements are graceful and its fluffy coat.

Although it needs to exercise properly, the husky is a dog that inside the home is usually calm and calm. If you have other dogs in your home, do not hesitate to bet on a husky, they are excellent pack dogs.

18. Shar pei

If you've never had a dog before but have cats, the Shar Pei may be a good option for you. Is about independent dogs of calm and collected demeanor.

The Shar Pei is undoubtedly an elegant dog with an extremely soft and pleasant touch. Unlike his behavior with his family, which is usually affectionate and meek, he is indifferent to outsiders to his family nucleus. As with other breeds, it is especially sensitive to physical abuse, so we should always use positive reinforcement..

19. Shiba inu

The shiba inu is one of the oldest Japanese dog breeds in existence. His tiny size and adorable looks they make him more and more popular and known. It is a very restless dog that requires a somewhat experienced person in basic training although with positive reinforcement we will achieve good results.

20. Beagle

To finish the list we share the beagle, a medium-sized dog with an enviable figure: it is very proportionate and beautiful. His past as a hunting dog makes him very active so it is indicated for people who have a complementary rhythm of life.

He loves it play and enjoy with the children So if we have a child, the beagle is a good option. Of course, you should make an effort in their education and socialization so that they respond appropriately to play with the little ones.

If you have not yet found the perfect dog for you, we suggest you continue browsing AnimalWised and learn, for example, more intelligent dog breeds.

Remember that purebred dogs are housed in many shelters very stylish (and raceless) who have been abandoned by irresponsible people. We encourage you to find your new best friend in one of these sites to stop promoting the sale of living beings. In addition, an adopted dog will thank you all your life for rescuing him. Join and do not buy, adopt!

Also, if you know a breed of elegant dog that we have not included, do not hesitate to tell us, other users will thank you..

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