12 Dog Breeds That Only Have White Coats

Samoyed The Samoyed, a white spitz-breed dog, is majestically-looking. It is medium to large in size and is completely white from head to tail. This dog breed was bred in Siberia and the thick, fluffy coat is a perfect fit. 

Maltese The Maltese is the smallest breed of white dog. The Maltese is a small, pocket-sized dog breed that can reach a height of just 4 to 7 pounds. They also measure less than 10 inches in height. This beloved companion dog is known for its soft, silky white coat. However, some owners prefer to keep their hair short . 

West Highland White Terrier The double-coated West Highland white terrier has white fur. The Westie is a sturdy, compact terrier from Scotland. The white coat was originally bred for hunting vermin. It helped the dog stand out when out hunting. 

American Eskimo The American Eskimo, a pure white dog with coal-black eyes & nose, is like a small snowman. There are three sizes available: standard, miniature, or toy. It is a medium-sized dog with a fluffy white coat. This breed is well-known for its intelligence and has been known to perform as a circus dog in early 1900s. 

Bichon Frise The fluffy fur and round appearance of the bichon frise make it easy to spot them among white dogs. It is believed that the bichon frise, as it is known today, originated in France. These sporting breeds are the heritage of the bichon, which is why it's an active companion dog. 

Great Pyrenees Great Pyrenees is the largest breed of white dog. The gentle giants can reach 100 pounds and have a thick double coat of white fur. This breed of dog is thought to have originated in Central Asia and Siberia several millennia back. After being brought to the Pyrenees Mountains, which border France and Spain, it has been given its current name. 

Coton de Tulear The small, white dog used to be a guardian pet for the elite of Madagascar. These dogs' ancestors were likely seafaring sailors who kept them company. These sturdy, small dogs make great companion dogs. They are good with children and other pets. 

Bolognese The friendly white dog breed is small and has long, fluffy fur. This breed was bred from bichons in Bologna, northern Italy. These two white dog breeds have many similarities. The Bolognese is more casual than the bichon, with its tighter curls and more groomed appearance. 

Dogo Argentino Dogo Argentino is one the most powerful white dog breeds. Although the coat is short and smooth, it can have a single dark spot over one eye or ear. The breed was developed to hunt large animals in Argentina in the 1920s. These dogs are known for their loyalty, strength, and courage. 

Japanese Spitz Rare white breed, the snowy white Japanese Spitz is rare. These dogs, like other spitz-type breeds have a curled tail and a medium-length dense coat. They also have an alert expression. The Japanese spitz is a small-to-medium-sized dog that is very adaptable to living in spaces large or small. 

Komondor The Samoyed, a white spitz-breed dog, is majestically-looking. It is medium to large in size and is completely white from head to tail. This dog breed was bred in Siberia and the thick, fluffy coat is a perfect fit. 

Kuvasz The kuvasz, a Hungarian livestock guardian, is another large-sized white dog breed. This double-coated, solid white fur coat helps protect them from fluctuating temperatures.