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Meet the Moscow Water Dog, a now extinct breed commissioned for the Russian navy for the purpose of water rescues, that was so aggressive it would bite drowning victims instead of saving them

Moscow Water Dog

Height: 26-30 inches

Weight: over 100 lb

Lifespan: 8- 12 years

Group: not applicable

Best Suited For: not recommended

Temperament: aggressive, dominant, independent

Comparable Breeds: Newfoundland, Caucasian Shepherd Dog

Moscow Water Dog Basics

If you’ve never heard of the Moscow Water Dog, you’re not alone. Not only was this breed never bred in significant numbers, but it is said to be currently extinct. Developed from familiar breeds like the Newfoundland and the Caucasian Shepherd Dog, this breed had great potential. Unfortunately, it failed to live up to that potential and, as a result, was never fully developed.

Developed from familiar breeds like the Newfoundland and the Caucasian Shepherd Dog, the … Continue Reading (4 minute read)

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