Some dog breeds have spectacular tails that make them very appealing and attractive. There are also dog breeds whose tails are traditionally docked. Some dogs have hairy, bushy, large, tufted and extremely long tails.
Here are some of the most popular and well known breeds of dog with the most extravagantly showy and impressively large tails.
1. Sussex Spaniel
The large ears, the short legs and the long tail of the lovely Sussex Spaniels are all tufted with long hairs which make it very appealing and attractive. This dog breed is from Sussex, England. Although this dog breed had originated in the United Kingdom, it is more popular in the United States and in any other country.
2. Tamaskan Dog
The Tamaskan Dog is a handsome dog breeds with muscular built with moderately long coat and bushy tail. This working dog, which is used as sled dog is a rare dog breed, had originated in Finland and was bred to look like a wolf.
3. Caucasian Shepherd Dog
The heavily built Caucasian Shepherd Dog is a dog breed with moderately long hair and a long bushy tail. It is well known in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Northern Caucasus. This muscular dog can grow as tall as 75 cm and as heavy as 50 kilograms.
The Utonagan is a cool-looking dog breed with bushy tail and like the Tamaskan dog, it resembles a wolf. It is the result of the crossed of the Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute and German Shepherd.
The Tornjak is a longhaired dog with very large bushy and shaggy tail which is kept high like a flag. This mountain sheep dog is endemic to Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. This powerful and huge dog breed has thick double coat and thick undercoat.
6. Welsh Springer Spaniel
The Welsh Springer Spaniel is another spaniel dog breed with long curly hair, short legs and a long and low body. The ears, legs and the tail are all covered with long and curly hair. It is also known historically as the Welsh Cocker Spaniel and Welsh Spaniel. This affectionate and loyal pet comes only in a single color combination of white with red markings. This working dog was bred for hunting.
7. White Shepherd Dog
The White Shepherd Dog is one of the dog breeds with very long tail. It emerged from white coat lines of the popular German Shepherd Dog and is officially recognized by the United Kennel Club.
8. American Alsatian
The American Alsatian is a large dog breed with large and showy tail. It had originated in the United State and was bred to resemble the Dire Wolf. It is the largest companion dog in the world. Its former name is Alsatian Shepalute with an average height of 61 to 71 cm and an average weight of 34 to 54 kg. It has a lifespan of 14 years.
The Sarplaninac is a dog breed with muscular built and long hair. It is native to the Sar Mountains where its name was taken. Its name literally means Sar Mountain Dog. It is also called Sarplaninec. It is used for guarding and is also known as Yugoslav Shepherd Dog-Sarplanina. It is native to Macedonia and Serbia.
10. Pyrenean Shepherd
The Pyrenean Shepherd is a longhaired dog with long tail covered with long hair. It is endemic to the Pyrenees Mountain in France and Spain where its name was taken. This very old dog breed is used for herding.
The Schapendoes is a longhaired dog that appears to be without a face because the face with moustache and beard is covered with long hair. The showy tail is also covered with long hair. It is also known as Dutch Sheepdog and had originated from the Netherlands.
12. Estrela Mountain Dog
The Estrela Mountain Dog is a handsome and macho-looking dog breed which is used to guard herds. It had originated from Estrela Mountain in Portugal where its name was taken. It can attain a height of up to 72 cm and can weigh up to 50 kg..