8 Curly Haired Dog Breeds With Adorable Coats

From their lavish head pom-poms to curly tail, Poodles have the quintessential curly coat.


The Bichon Frise's plush white curls give this happy breed a soft, cotton-like appearance.

Bichon Frise

The Portuguese Water Dog has a thick curly coat well-suited for swimming and water retrieving.

Port. Water Dog

Known for its curly "rat tail," the Irish Water Spaniel has tight ringleted fur over its body.

Irish Water Spaniel  

With cords of white fur, the Komondor has a unique mop-like coat protecting it as a livestock guard.


The Puli's corded coat forms long ropes over its body and face, even obscuring its eyes.


Several spaniel breeds like the American Water Spaniel have thick curly coats.

Curly Spaniels

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