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11 Rare Dog Breeds Even the Most Diehard Dog-Lovers Haven't Heard Of

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

These rare dog breeds are as adorable as they are interesting

2. Berger Picard

These rare dog breeds are as adorable as they are interesting
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I'd like to think this breed was named after world-famous Star Trek captain, Jean-Luc Picard, but it turns out Picard is simply the region in France that these adorable pups come from. However, there are some similarities between the two. Just like Jean-Luc, the Berger Picard is fiercely loyal and has a wonderfully delightful nature. This pup does crave daily exercise so if you have an active lifestyle, this may just be the dog for you.

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