They have a small genetic link to the native Lincolnshire curly coat
, which died out in Britain in 1972, an expert said.
There used to be a similar breed here in Britain - the Lincolnshire curly coat
- but, like a lot of breeds, it fell out of fashion, with the result that it was extinct by 1972.
I'd bury my head in his curly coat
and weep, inexplicably full of the yearning which my mother, who knew it well, called hiraeth.
She said: "It has a waggly tail, a tight curly coat
and a little lamb's face.
Appearance: Fairly lean, with tough black and tan curly coat
Once a breed is lost or destroyed, like the Lincolnshire Curly Coat
pig or the Suffolk Dan cattle, there is no way to recreate them.
Their body coat will slick out for the summer, but some retain a short curly coat
or wavy pattern.
Sportsmen owning American water spaniels maintain the little brown dogs with a curly coat
and long tail stand strong afield, whether waterfowl or upland hunting.
6 Poodles The dense, curly coat
of these dogs doesn't shed, but grows quickly and matts easily.
With a black, curly coat
and a spirited temperament, Matisse mirrors the standards for an ideal Portuguese water dog.
He also loves being brushed, which is handy as his unusual curly coat
benets from a good commands and walks well on the lead.
She has a pretty, shiny curly coat
and amazing temperament.