15 Creative Ideas for Curly Haired Dogs Owners

This article provides styling tips and maintenance advice for owners of curly-haired dogs.



Poodles boast a distinctive coat of dense, curly fur that’s often styled for both fashion and functionality.

Bichon Frise

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With a coat as fluffy as cotton and just as soft to the touch, the Bichon Frise is the epitome of a living, breathing plush toy.

Portuguese Water Dog

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The Portuguese Water Dog boasts a distinctive tight, curly coat ideal for its original job as an adept fisherman’s helper, repelling water with ease.

Curly-Coated Retriever

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The Curly-Coated Retriever boasts tight, water-resistant curls, making it a durable and capable hunting companion.

Irish Water Spaniel

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Sporting a distinctive curly coat, the Irish Water Spaniel excels in swimming and retrieving, thanks to its water-repellent, liver-colored curls and strong, rudder-like tail.



An old French breed, the Barbet is a medium-sized water dog famed for its dense curls and friendly demeanor, adept at both companionship and retrieving.

Lagotto Romagnolo

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The Lagotto Romagnolo, a skilled truffle hunter, sports a thick, ringlet-covered coat ideal for water and woods work.

Spanish Water Dog

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The Spanish Water Dog, sporting a coat of tight, curly fur, doubles as a diligent herder and a faithful, water-loving companion.

Bouclé Border Terrier (Imaginary Crossbreed)

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The Bouclé Border Terrier blends the wiry coat of a Border Terrier with the curls of a Bouclé, producing a hypoallergenic companion with a dynamic, wavy coat.



Bred for low-shedding coats, the Labradoodle combines the Labrador Retriever’s friendliness with the Poodle’s curls, ideal for allergy sufferers.



The Goldendoodle blends the intelligence and hypoallergenic traits of Poodles with the affability of Golden Retrievers, making it a popular choice for families.



A Cockapoo blends the intelligence of a Poodle with the companionship qualities of a Cocker Spaniel, sporting a cuddly and low-shedding coat.



A Cavapoo, blending the poodle’s hypoallergenic curls with the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel’s friendly demeanor, is the perfect companion for those with allergies seeking a sociable pet.

Miniature Schnoodle

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The Miniature Schnoodle, a perky cross between a Miniature Schnauzer and a Poodle, boasts soft, bouncy curls that embody the best of both breeds.



The Airedoodle, a mix between an Airedale Terrier and a Poodle, boasts a coat of loose curls that combines the hypoallergenic qualities of its Poodle heritage with the Airedale’s robustness.