Cutest Curly Haired Dog Breeds

Elegant Poodles have thick, curly coats that require regular professional grooming to prevent matting.


The cheerful Bichon Frise has a dense coat of soft, powder puff curls resembling a cumulus cloud.

Bichon Frise

Athletic Portuguese Water Dogs have curly waterproof coats well-suited for swimming and retrieving.

Portuguese Water Dog

The Irish Water Spaniel has a curly rat tail and dense ringleted coat designed for water retrieving.

Irish Water Spaniel  

Specific trimming gives Bedlington Terriers their signature curly lamb-like appearance.

Bedlington Terrier

True to their name, Curly Coated Retrievers have a short coat of tight ringlets covering their body.

Curly Coated Retriever

Rare Lagotto Romagnolos have adorable tight curls and are skilled truffle hunters.

Lagotto Romagnolo

Dog Breeds With the Longest Lifespans