The Pachón Navarro with a nose like the double barrels of a shotgun, is an extremely rare Spanish hunting dog that was once believed to have superior sniffing skills. Now breeders know that the Pachón Navarro’s nose is just cosmetically different, and doesn't offer any advantage over a regular dog's nose.
The Sphynx (aka Canadian Hairless) is a rare breed of cat with extremely little fur, or at most a short fuzz over its body, and no whiskers (vibrissae). Their skin is the color their fur would be, and all the usual cat marking patterns (solid, point, van, tabby, tortie, etc) may be found in Sphynx too.
Azawakh This West African sighthound makes a fiercely protective companion and guardian, and an extremely intelligent lure courser. The breed is elegantly built and features a short coat in a wide variety of colors and markings. 20 of the World's Rarest Dog Breeds | Adventure Companion | OutsideOnline.com
Breed: Chinook. Stats: This rare breed of sled dog can weigh up to 90 pounds. Fun Facts: The Chinook is the official state dog of New Hampshire. Although it was bred to be a sled dog, it is mostly a family dog these days.
The Split-Nosed Catalburun breed is native to Turkey and is virtually unheard of outside of that country. The breed is known for its agility and stamina. Catalburuns have one of the strongest senses of scent among other members of the pointer/hunter breeds.
The Greek Harehound is a rare breed of dog that only comes in a black & tan color, originally bred as a scent hound for tracking and chasing hare in Southern Greece. It has a lively, confident and outgoing temperament. These dogs are skilled, fearless hunters, and have a keen sense of smell as well as excellent strength and stamina. These dogs can be challenging to train and are not recommended for the inexperienced dog owner. They are more suitable as hunting dogs than house pets.