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Who said that only cats could be curious? The curious dog breeds on this list love exploring and finding out more about the world around them. Dogs that are curious make great pets for many different reasons, which is why we've created this interactive list of popular curious dog breeds for dog lovers to vote on. Maybe you like unique breeds like the Schipperke. These miniature dogs are naturally inquisitive and mischievous, traits that make them strong hunters and guard dogs.

If you already own a curious dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting a curious dog, use this ranked list to become more informed about each of these canines.
German Shepherd Dog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 10 Curious Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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German Shepherd Dog


The German Shepherd is a breed of large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language, sometimes abbreviated as "GSD", and was also formerly known as the Alsatian and Alsatian Wolf Dog in Britain. The German ...more

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Schipperke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 10 Curious Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Schipperke


A Schipperke is a small Belgian breed of dog that originated in the early 16th century. There has been a long informal debate over whether this type of dog is a spitz or miniature sheepdog. In their home country of Belgium they are considered a small shepherd. ...more

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Alaskan Klee Kai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 10 Curious Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Alaskan Klee Kai


The Alaskan Klee Kai is a spitz type breed of dog, developed in the 1970s to create a companion sized dog resembling the Alaskan Husky. It is an energetic, intelligent, apartment-sized dog with an appearance that reflects its northern heritage. ...more

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German Spitz Klein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 10 Curious Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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German Spitz Klein


The German Spitz Klein is a breed of dog of the German Spitz type. They are usually classed as a toy or utility breed. A Spitz-type dog is compact of body, with a dense stand-off coat, tail curled over the back and a fox-like appearance to the head. Archaeological findings date the German Spitz to ...more

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