New dog breeds you may not have heard of

The spinone italiano, one of the oldest hunting dogs in the world at 200 years old, was particularly famous in Italy. World War II separated breeders and dogs and destroyed breed record

The Polish lowland sheepdog (PON) was recognized in the U.S. in 2001, but its origins date back centuries. Central Asian PONs became Polish herders.

Toy fox terriers are smart, active, and lively. It was bred previous century for size and hunting. 

German pinschers are medium-sized dogs and the oldest dog breed in Germany. Though susceptible to eye and blood illnesses, German pinschers are healthy dogs.

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The toller is the smallest AKC retriever. This 20-inch dog weights 35–50 pounds. These active pets won't do well with inactive owners.

Neo or Mastino, the Neapolitan mastiff, weighs 150 pounds on average. These dogs originated in 3000 B.C. Despite their intimidating appearance, Neapolitan mastiffs are gentle.

The Cold War created the black Russian terrier, a new breed. The Russian government sought a military dog like the German shepherd, which was used in both world wars. 

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