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10 Cutest Dogs with Curly Tails

When our dogs get excited and wag their tails, it always brings a grin to our faces. It turns out that the kink in a dog's tail is programmed into their DNA, making them even cuter than dogs with curly hair or floppy ears.

The basenji is commonly referred to as the "barkless dog" because to the fact that it rarely, if ever, barks. This species uses a yodeling sound to talk to one another. Basenjis are little dogs, standing at a shoulder height of only 16–17 inches.


With its fox-like face, silky fur, and big-dog attitude, his tiny toy dog is a hit wherever he goes. There are a few dozen possible coat colors for Pomeranians, but orange and red tones are the most common.


The Shiba Inu is a Japanese dog breed that was originally prized for its exceptional hunting abilities. Spirited and self-assured, they continue to be Japan's most popular pet dog. 

Shiba Inu

This Japanese breed is notable for its curly tail. Akitas are emblems of good fortune, longevity, and health in Japan. Their thick skulls and sturdy frames are countered by the curvature of their tails. 


You can already tell a pug by its smushed face, but now you can also tell it by its distinctive curly tail. It's no surprise that millions of people adore this small but powerful species.


The Finnish spitz is a little but courageous hunting dog that would make an excellent companion or watchdog for someone on the prowl. The golden crimson tones in their dense coat give them a lovely sheen. 

Finnish spitz

The keeshond is a canine breed known for its intelligence and its striking eyes that appear to be lined expertly with shading. Keeshonden are a national symbol for the Dutch because they are indigenous to the country.


Chow Chows are commonly known as the "lion dog," but the next time you see one, be sure to focus on its distinctively curling tail. This breed of dog originated in China and is known for its brawn, depth, and strength.

Chow Chow

The Alaskan malamute is a friendly, rambunctious, and devoted canine. Their origins as arctic sled dogs are clear from their thick coats and sturdy builds.

Alaskan malamute

The Samoyed possesses ferocity and grace, and its beautiful white coat protects it from the elements. The Samoyed's charming grin is immediately recognizable, even before the distinctive curly tail. 


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