The following large, black dog breeds are known for their long and silky coats.
The Afghan Hound is a slender, elegant dog with a fine, silky double coat. The outer coat is long and straight while the undercoat is soft and dense. This breed has a broad head, almond shaped eyes and small ears that hang close to the head. A thick tail is carried low over the back and has a ring of long hair around it at the base. Afghan Hounds come in many colors including red, fawn, blue or black with tan markings above each eye or on the muzzle, feet and chest. They weigh 30 to 50 pounds when fully grown.
The Borzoi is another graceful dog that has been described as an elegant creature with a strong musculature and light step that resembles that of a cat’s leap. This breed has a short coat with little undercoat that feels like silk when stroked against your skin. The Borzoi comes in different colors including fawn, brindle or white with black spots over its entire body except for its legs which are white from
A dog with a long coat of hair can be a great addition to your family, but it’s important to consider what kind of grooming routine will be required.
Large Black Dog Breeds With Long Hair
Long-haired dogs tend to shed more than their short-haired counterparts, which means they need regular brushing and grooming to keep their fur from getting tangled. However, there are some breeds that require less frequent grooming than others.
Here are 11 large black dog breeds with long hair:
- Akita Inu
- Alaskan Malamute
- Bernese Mountain Dog
- Siberian Husky
The following large black dog breeds have long hair:
American Staffordshire Terrier
Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler)
Australian Shepherd (Aussie)
Bernese Mountain Dog
The average lifespan of a large black dog is 10 to 13 years, which is the same as most other dogs. But some of the large black dog breeds with long hair can live up to 15 years. Because they are larger than most dogs, they do require more exercise and they do tend to get overweight easier than small dogs.
The following are some of the long-haired large black dog breeds:
Afghan HoundThe Afghan Hound is an ancient breed that originated in Afghanistan. It has been around for at least 3,000 years and was used as a hunter. They are very affectionate and like being around people. They also make good watchdogs due to their hearing and sight skills. They have very long hair that needs combing daily and brushing weekly or even more often if needed due to shedding.
AkitaThe Akita is from Japan where it has been used as a hunter for centuries because of its speed and stamina in cold weather conditions. The Akita comes in two varieties: the American Akita (or American Akita) which is similar to the Japanese Akita except for color markings; and the Japanese Akita which is larger (around 100 pounds) than its American cousin (around 70 pounds). Both types have long hair that needs daily combing
The following list of the largest dog breeds includes many large black dogs. These are not just big dogs, but also some of the most popular breeds in the world.
- Great Dane: This is one of the tallest dog breeds in the world, with males reaching a height of 32 inches at their shoulder and weighing as much as 200 pounds. The Great Dane has a short, coarse and smooth coat that comes in fawn (orange), brindle and blue colorings.
- Newfoundland: The Newfoundland is a giant breed that was originally bred for its water rescue skills, making it a favorite among boaters and fishermen because of its love for water and swimming ability. It has a thick double coat that comes in black, brown or gray colors with white markings on its chest, tail tip and feet.
- Irish Wolfhound: Bred to hunt wolves in Ireland, this large black dog has long silky hair that’s often referred to as “wolf gray.” There are no other colors accepted when it comes to this breed except wolf gray!
- Great Pyrenees: The Great Pyrenees was bred to guard livestock in the mountains of France and Spain where it can roam freely without a leash because it’s so