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11/22/2012 04:51 pm ET

Strange Dog Breeds Spotted At The 2012 National Dog Show

From Vetstreet's Laura Cross and Shayna Meliker:

One of the best things about attending a benched dog show like the National Dog Show presented by Purina is that you get to meet lots of pooches that you don’t usually see walking around the neighborhood or playing at the local dog park.

From the hairless Xoloitzcuintli to the corded Komondor, here are nine of our favorite unusual-looking breeds.

List and captions courtesy of Vetstreet

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