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The first thing that catches your attention in a dog is the coat.
We all have preferences when it comes to the length of fur as well as the color and pattern of the coat.
There are those of us who love smooth-coated breeds for reasons best known to them.
Others prefer pooches with a lush coat or curly or straight hair.
The actual color of the breed also matters to most of us.
If you love black and orange dogs, we have a list of 12 incredibly beautiful breeds for you.
1. Doberman Pinscher
The Doberman Pinscher has two color genes: black and color dilution.
The genes produce different color combinations including black, blue, red, and fawn.
Each of the colors has rust markings but they can also present as block colors.
A black Dobbie with rust is what is considered to be black and orange.
Although white is available, AKC doesn’t recognize it as a breed standard.
Looks aside, the Doberman Pinscher is a people-oriented dog that is so affectionate and delightful around people.
If trained and socialized early, he will grow to bond with kids and other dogs at home.
When you think of a black and orange dog, the Dachshund rarely comes to mind. However, the breed comes in a wide variety of coat colors.
The most common is black and red but there are others such as golden, wheaten, dilute red, clear red, chocolate, solid black, black and cream, Isabella and cream, chocolate and cream, black and cream, and black and orange.
The Dachshund turns heads primarily because of his unique anatomy.
Also called a ‘wiener dog’, the breed comes in a sausage shape with a long body supported by super short legs.
The Rottweiler is a fearless and muscular dog breed with a strong protective instinct.
Back in the day, his main job was to pull carts and drive cattle. Now, he is mainly utilized in the military to help servicemen with their daily duties.
The breed will go to great lengths to protect those he loves. He’s also very friendly, playful, and loving.
Rottweilers come in many colors such as black and mahogany, black and rust, black and orange, and red.
Albeit rare, blue is also a possible color option for the breed.
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4. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
This charming dog is known for his beautiful silky coat and feathery plumed tail.
The chest and legs also have a ton of feathers adding to the beauty and elegance of the breed.
No doubt the Cavalier King Charles combines great looks with elegance like no other breed.
His coat comes in solid colors and parti-colors.
The most common coloring is the Blenheim parti coloring which is white with Blenheim (ruby and chestnut) patches in certain parts of the body.
Tri-color variations of white, chestnut, and ruby are also common.
Black and orange, on the other hand, is rare but it is available.
5. Miniature Pinscher
With only 8-11 lbs. of weight, the miniature pinscher is the average lap dog. He is especially suited to apartment living as he doesn’t need plenty of living space.
As long as you take him for walks every day, he will be happy to adjust to your living situation.
The breed is sturdy, compact, and well-balanced. The body is well-defined and muscular with the extremities in proportion with the rest of the body.
As for the coat, Min Pins have a short, smooth, and shiny coat.
The hair color is black with orange or rust markings on the lower jaw, lips, bottom of the feet, cheeks, lips, inside the rear limbs, heels, and throat.
The bloodhound is famous for his droopy, sleepy eyes and his wrinkled face.
And who can forget his amazing tracking and scent abilities? Bred to hunt large game including boar and deer, this dog can track prey for days.
Back at home, he is a friendly pooch who makes great bonds with animals and man.
Most bloodhounds come in black and tan coloring and others tan and liver.
However, solid brown and black and orange dogs from the breed are available as well.
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7. Tibetan Mastiff
With a massive size, the Tibetan mastiff can easily come off as an intimidating dog breed.
However, he is a real softie towards those he loves. He has strong guardian instincts that come into play when a stranger comes near the house.
The breed can be headstrong but if a firm leader teaches him obedience training, he will learn to take orders from you.
Tibetan mastiffs have double coats with the topcoat being long, thick, and coarse-textured. The undercoat is soft and woolly.
Colors include black blue, gold, and brown all with orange markings in different parts of the body.
8. Airedale Terrier
No matter the color, the Airedale terrier is a showstopper.
With the classic terrier head with a tiny forehead, V-shaped ears, and an erect docked tail, the dog stands from the crown.
He’s also charming, playful, affectionate, and friendly as a pet, which adds to the long list of reasons to own one.
Airedale terriers are either black and orange or grizzle and tan.
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This giant breed from Germany is another canine with black and orange coloring on his coat.
The coat generally comes in many colors including red, brown, tan, black, and orange.
Despite being one of the largest breeds out there, the Leonberger is gentle and has a sweet personality.
He is very patient and loving, making him a great family pet. He is also a hardworking guard dog that thrives working and protecting the home rather than lying around.
Unfortunately, he can act bossy without early socialization and obedience training, thanks to his sheer big size.
10. Yorkshire Terrier
Like the Chihuahua, the Yorkshire terrier or Yorkie is said to be a big dog in a small body.
His personality will always blow your mind. He is a self-assured and smart breed with a distinct adventurous spirit.
While these traits are good for the most part, they can also cause the dog to appear bossy and strong-willed.
Either way, Yorkies are great and their owners love them to bits.
The common breed colors are blue and gold, black and orange, blue and tan, and black and gold.
This high-energy hybrid dog also falls in the category of black and orange dogs.
As a mix of the Miniature pinscher and the Chihuahua, the breed comes in black, golden, chocolate, and cream, colors.
Occasionally, you will run into a bi-colored Chipin with a black and orange coat.
These dogs have smooth, shiny coats with short straight fur. Only a handful are long-haired.
As for personality, the Chipin also called Pinhuahua or Minchi is an active dog for active family settings.
Like the Chi, he can be too yappy around the house.
If you are looking for a tiny, agile, curious, active, affectionate, and alert dog, look no further than the Chipin.
12. Doxie Pin
Like the Chipin, the Doxie Pin is a hybrid dog. It is the result of mating the Dachshund and the Miniature pinscher.
Like his parents, this dog is a people-pleaser. He lives to make you happy.
Whether you want him to play with the kids, go hiking with you, or lie on the couch, he will happy to do it all.
Most members of the breed come in black and tan which appears orange.
However, there are other color possibilities including red and rust, merle, fawn, red, chocolate, and wheaten.
There you have it – the list of black and orange dogs that definitely turn heads.
Anyone looking for a canine friend with these two colors will find an ideal match in one or two dogs from the list.
Some are easy to find and others not so much. Happy looking!