Top 10 Dog Breeds with Corded or Curly CoatsMetal_Treasure I. Corded coat
Corded coat is one of the most unique types of coat. Corded coats on dogs are like... dreadlocks on people. So we have doggy dreadlocks. These dog breeds also comically resemble a mop (in a nice way!)
To develop cords, a dog breed must have the right length and texture of the coat.
There are 2 types of breeds with corded coats:
1) born with a corded coat ("true Rastafarians") - Puli, Komondor, Bergamasco
2) born with a coat that can be morphed into dreadlocks, i.e. corded-like coat for showing ("wannabe Rastafarians") - Poodle, Havanese, Spanish Water Dog
II. Curly Coat
Corded and curly coats are different because not all curly coats are corded but some curly coats can be turned into dreadlocks.
Shortly, these 2 types of coat are different but similar.
The Top Ten
Also known as the “Hungarian Water Dog”. They have a double layer of crimped hair. Its coat is virtually waterproof. - Metal_Treasure
This is a Hungarian breed of sheepdogs. In the image you see a perfectly corded double-layered coat. True Rastafarians. Komondors are much larger than the Puli - they can weigh between 80-100 lbs and stand over 2 ft tall. - Metal_Treasure
These are Italian sheepdogs aka Bergamasco Shepherd, Bergamasco Shepherd Dog - Metal_Treasure
Curly coat that can be corded for showing - Metal_Treasure
They may have corded hair for showing. - Metal_Treasure
It has a single-layer coat that is much lighter than other cord-coated breeds. - Metal_Treasure
It has a curly coat but not corded - Metal_Treasure
Its coat is only curly (not corded) - Metal_Treasure
It has a curly coat that isn't corded - Metal_Treasure
It's with a curly coat but it isn't corded.
On the image you actually see the dog of PositronWildhawk - a famous user of this site. Yes, he added a picture of his dog. - Metal_Treasure
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