Top 10 Fluffy Dog Breeds In The World (Remarkable Healing Power)

Almost every person loves a dog who is fluffy. They have remarkable healing power. Whenever you are having a bad day, just a glimpse of the fluffy dog can boost your mood and make you kind of happy and amused. A dog is a breed that is loved by everyone but a soft coat on their body is definitely a bonus.

In this article, the top 10 fluffiest dog breeds will be discussed.


1. Keeshond

The Keeshond is a breed with a remarkable history from the 17th century and originated in Holland. It is a medium-sized dog with a coating in cream and black color with a big curled tail. It is quite an adoring and friendly dog. Due to this attitude, there is no hesitation concerned while playing with its fluff.

Origin: Germany/Netherlands

Temperament: Friendly, Lively, Outgoing

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 95 of 196

Height: 18 inches

Weight: 35-45 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-15 years

      Group: Non-Sporting 

Bearded Collie

2. Bearded Collie

This dog has its roots from Scotland and was developed to herd sheep and cattle without any limitation to weather or nature of the area. Its coat is thick and is quite flatter as compared to that of Keeshond which makes them charismatic.

With the course of life, the color of its coat may alter. Nowadays they are enjoying their function as excellent family companionships.

Origin: Scotland

Temperament: Smart, Bouncy, Charismatic

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 127 of 196

Height: 21-22 inches

Weight: 45-55 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years

Group: Herding Group


3. Samoyed

This breed has quite a resemblance to cotton balls. Its fur is resistant to dirt as well as water which makes it quite bright whenever seen. Samoyeds are quite resistant to developing any allergy and are quite great at grooming themselves. They have a double layer of coating. They are quite pretty in appearance and cheerful in nature.

Origin: Siberia

Temperament: Adaptable, Friendly, Gentle

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 59 of 196

Height: 21-23.5 inches

Weight: 45-65 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years

      Group: Working Group

Chow Chow

4. Chow Chow

Chow Chow is a breed that originated in Northern China. They have a dense double coat either smooth or rough. They are quite prominent with a mane of hair just like the lion, but they are instead quite friendly.  They are sometimes referred to as “puffy-lion dog”.

Origin: China

Temperament: Dignified, Bright, Serious-Minded

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 75 of 196

Height: 17-20 inches

Weight: 45-70 pounds

Life Expectancy: 8-12 years

Group: Non-Sporting Group 

Bichon Frise

5. Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is a small dog breed full of love, a bit mischievous, and quite cheerful. Due to their black eyes and fluffy white coat, they tend to look like a child’s toys at first sight. It looks like a pillow whenever its curls are groomed. They have less shedding rate than most the other fluffy breeds. Due to less shedding, they should be brushed regularly, or else loose furs may get caught up in their curls.

Origin: Belgium

Temperament: Playful, Curious, Peppy

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 46 of 196

Height: 9.5-11.5 inches

Weight: 12-18 pounds

Life Expectancy: 14-15 years

Group: Non-Sporting Group

Shetland Sheepdog

6. Shetland Sheepdog

This breed originated about 50 miles north of Scottish, in the Shetland Islands. As the name indicates, it was bred to herd the sheep. It is considered a kind, smart and hardworking breed. It has a water and dirt resistant multi-colored coat, which is quite long. They are quite pleasing in nature due to openness to training.

Origin: Scotland

Temperament: Playful, Energetic, Bright

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 25 of 196

Height: 13-16 inches

Weight: 15-25 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years

Group: Herding Group


7. Pomeranian

Pomeranians are classified as a toy dog breed because of their small size. They are descendants of sled dogs in Iceland. They have quite a coating to cope with harsh winters. They have a variety in their color – blue, black, red, white – you name it. They are shedding in nature so daily maintenance is necessary.

Origin: Germany

Temperament: Inquisitive, Bold, Lively

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 23 of 196

Height: 6-7 inches

Weight: 3-7 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-16 years

Group: Toy Group


8. Newfoundland

The Newfoundlands are a working dog breed. It was originally a companion to fishermen used to pull the nets. They are not only fluffy but also one of the friendliest breeds. They are quite resistant to water. 

Origin: Newfoundland and Labrador

Temperament: Sweet, Patient, Devoted

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 40 of 196

Height: 28 inches

Weight: 130-150 pounds

Life Expectancy: 9-10 years

      Group: Working Group

Old English Sheepdog

9. Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog originated in England during the 1800s. This dog breed is a kind of athletic breed with quite a rough coat. They were historically used as a drover, to help the farmers and herding the cattle and sheep to the market. They have quite a distinct gait like bears.

Origin: England

Temperament: Adaptable, Gentle, Smart

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 72 of 196

Height: 22 inches

Weight: 60-100 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10-12 years

Group: Herding Group


10. Pekingese

This breed is famous for its survival from the sinking of the Titanic. They were only able to survive just because of their double fur. They originated in China and were created for the ruling classes. They are very loyal and affectionate. They were initially functioning as guard dogs and hand warmers for the royals

Origin: China

Temperament: Affectionate, Loyal, Regal in Manner

AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 92 of 196

Height: 6-9 inches

Weight: up to 14 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years

Group: Toy Group

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