Ever come across a new dog and think, “woah, who thought you were a good idea?” From the tubular wiener dog, to the shoulder-heavy shar pei, to the utterly useless (but incredibly adorable) papillon, there are a lot of strange dog breeds out there. Well, thanks to Redditor FreeRojava, there now is a comprehensive map of every major dog breed and where they come from. So next time you come across someone from Japan, you will know to thank them for giving the world the much needed shiba inu.

Dogs of the World and their countries of origin

Photo: FreeRojava