Ancient Dog Breeds

Top 5 Ancient Dog Breeds

Afghan Hound

Among the oldest sight hounds, the Afghan was originally bred in the cold mountains of Afghanistan.

Top 5 Ancient Dog Breeds

Basenji

Originating in central Africa, the Basenji is known for its distinctive yodel.

Top 5 Ancient Dog Breeds

Pekingese

The breed dates back more than 2,000 years to ancient China.

Top 5 Ancient Dog Breeds

Samoyed

The Samoyed was originally bred by Russian nomadic reindeer herders.

Top 5 Ancient Dog Breeds

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is considered the oldest and smallest of Tibetan holy dogs, according to the American Kennel Club.

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