These 20 Old Dog Breeds No Longer Exist Today… But You’ll Wish They Were Still Around.
There are hundreds of dog breeds walking the earth today. And while that might seem like a lot, there actually used to be more.
Like the dinosaurs of the canine family, these 20 dogs aren’t around anymore. But these now-extinct breeds once roamed the countryside and kept our ancestors company!
An ancestor of the beagle and coonhound, the talbot was known for its strong sense of smell that some have likened to the bloodhound.
A natural crossbreed between the dogs that lived in Newfoundland and water dogs brought over with fisherman from Portugal, these dogs eventually led to the creation of the labrador retriever breed.
Believed to have been the predecessor of the border collie, the Cumberland sheepdog was once extremely popular in Northern England.
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