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Jindo

Jindo

The Jindo is a sptiz-type dog from Korea. These guys have been helping the Korean people hunt all types of game for thousands of years. Today, Jindos experience a much higher level of popularity in Korea than America.

About this Breed

The Jindo is loyal hunting dog from Korea. It is thought that these guys have been helping hunt animals from rabbits to large deer for several centuries. Jindos were masters of taking down whatever prey and then leading their owner to it. These dogs were brought over to America during the 80’s, but are still relatively unknown here. This is a medium-sized spitz-type dog that shares many similarities to the Shiba Inu and the Akita. Jindos come equipped with a strong prey drive and a desire to roam. They are very protective of their owners and will be very reserved around strangers. The best way to combat this is with early socialization. Jindos require moderate daily exercise; two brisk walks should be sufficient. The breed has a thick double coat that will shed heavily twice a year. Jindos should be groomed daily to help remove their undercoat.

Height

Male: 19.5-21in

Female: 18.5-20in

Weight

Male: 35-60lb

Female: 35-60lb

Fun Fact

Jindos have been made a national monument in Korea and are protected under law.

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. 대바람 유신퀘스트
  2. 아취유신
  3. 천복유신
  4. 천호유신
  5. 군수노령산맥
  6. 대호여산진도
  7. 태산행복화원
  8. 백룡유신퀘스트
  9. 백호유신퀘스트
  10. 대진 유신퀘스트

For Females

  1. Bella
  2. 대수 유신퀘스트
  3. Abby
  4. 아름유신
  5. 천미유신
  6. 호수도토성
  7. 복미 유신퀘스트
  8. Allie
  9. Amy Doggers
  10. 조선 노령산맥

Common Locations

  1. California, United States
  2. South Korea
  3. Washington, United States
  4. New York, United States
  5. England, United Kingdom
  6. Texas, United States
  7. New Jersey, United States
  8. Missouri, United States
  9. British Columbia, Canada
  10. Oregon, United States

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