Jindo

The Jindo emerged as a breed on an island off the coast of South Korea. They are devoted, vigilant, and smart. Medium sized and naturally beautiful, they are prized as independent hunters, perceptive guardians, and devoted friends.

The Jindo is a medium-sized, well-proportioned dog breed that is employed for both hunting and guarding. It should be a striking representation of agility, strength, awareness, and dignity, with upright ears and a rolled or sickle-shaped tail. The Jindo is bold, fearless, vigilant, and careful, and they don’t give in to temptation easily or impetuously. They also have a very great instinct for hunting. What matters most, he is incredibly devoted to his master.

Males measure 19 to 22 inches in height, while females measure 17 to 20 inches. Dogs have an usual weight range of 40 to 50 pounds, while bitches are in the 30 to 40 pounds range.

Generally speaking, Jindos are a long-lived breed with minimal recognized health problems. Jindos typically live for 14 years or longer, and the majority lead active, healthy lives. There are just a few health problems associated with the breed that need to be taken into consideration, including hypothyroidism and discoid lupus.

Recommended Health Tests:

  • Opthamologist Evaluation
  • Patella Evaluation
  • Thyroid Evluation
  • OFA Hip X-Ray

Off the southwest coast of South Korea, there is an island where the Jindo breed was first identified. The name of the breed, Jindo, is derived from the name of the island. The dogs evolved into a natural breed with reputable hunting skills as a result of thousands of years of unrestricted living alongside their owners on the island. Jindos are known as Jindo-kae or Jindo-kyon in their own country. They have been registered with the American Kennel Club’s Foundation Stock Service in the country since 2008.

Korean Jindo

ORIGIN - The Korean Jindo dog is an old breed that originates from an island called Jindo, which is located off the southwest coast of South Korea. There are no written records about how the first dogs arrived on the ...

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